Press Releases

Release Date: 
Monday, December 31, 2012 - 12:00

Opposition Spokesman on Finance Mr. Audley Shaw today called on the Minister of Finance, Dr. Hon. Peter Phillips, to immediately make public the details and timetable for the implementation of Prior Action Requirements of the IMF before an agreement can be reached.

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Sunday, December 30, 2012 - 12:00

Chairman of the Jamaica Labour Party Mr. Robert Montague has called on Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller to remove Dr. Peter Phillips as head of Jamaica’s IMF Negotiation team.

According to Mr. Montague, Dr. Phillips has continued to mislead the nation on the nature and progress of the IMF negotiators, putting businesses and Jamaica’s reputation in the international markets at risk.

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Monday, December 24, 2012 - 12:00

Christmas is an opportunity for quality family time," says Opposition Spokesperson on Education and Human Resource Development.

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Thursday, December 27, 2012 - 12:00

The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) affiliate, the Women’s Freedom Movement, is calling for the immediate resignation of Head of the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA), Jennifer Edwards, for misleading the people of Jamaica regarding payment of Contractors and for dereliction of duties.

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Monday, January 7, 2013 - 11:45

Opposition Spokesman on Finance, Planning, Growth and Economic Development Mr. Audley Shaw, tonight said that the Prime Minister the Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller, has failed in her National Broadcast to address the most critical issues facing the nation at this time.

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Sunday, December 30, 2012 - 10:00

The Opposition Spokesperson on Youth, Sports, Culture & Gender Affairs Ms. Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange is today expressing shock at the news that three juveniles attempted suicide at the Horizon Adult Remand Centre over the weekend.

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Thursday, December 20, 2012 - 10:00

The Opposition Jamaica Labour Party, notes with alarm statements by a Journalist yesterday which alleged that two officers of the Ministry of Youth and Culture behaved in an intimidatory and aggressive manner towards him.

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Friday, November 16, 2012 - 08:30

The JLP is again extremely concerned with recent developments at the Ministry of Education where the Acting Permanent Secretary Mrs. Grace McLean has been embroiled in several controversies. These include improper procedures in the procurement of book markers and the controversial content and approval of the Health and Family Life (HFLE) text.