Andrew Holness

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Andrew Holness said : "After the spike in August and September, our growth in new cases has been slowing down and our recoveries increasing, which has resulted in the number of active cases showing moderate and modest decline," External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, October 29, 2020 7:17:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told : “This is about reallocation and not additional funding, as we have already gone through the second supplementary estimates and, therefore, there is no additional funding for the Government's response. This is now about each ministry, each minister, each permanent secretary, going through their budget, line item by line item, to see what it is that we can reallocate, and this will be supervised by the Ministry of Finance,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “There are some areas, regardless of the political implications, if we could only reach across the aisle and shake hands on it and come to an understanding that there are some communities which should not be where they are,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, October 28, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness explained : “This covers road clearance, drain cleaning, creating access and patching, but it does not include the cost of permanent repairs or major rehabilitation. This $2 billion will only cover what would be needed, for example, to clear the (Bog Walk) Gorge or the roadways that have been made impassable, to clear landslides, to patch certain roads for the smooth flow of traffic and to undertake clearing of drains and gullies,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, October 28, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “I always had the view that we should be able to have schools held in those areas where our surveillance shows that the number of cases are very low, contained, and where our students don't necessarily use public transportation and where the schools are underpopulated. It is not beyond us to figure that out,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:50:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Clearly, as it relates to the inequality in the education system, I am very worried that this would have just widened the inequality,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:50:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Yes we have to get more devices into the hands of students. But we also have to see how we can get students back into school, how we can get them to understand and observe the protocols and become ambassadors of the protocols and let them as the upcoming generation be the brave ones to be able to live with this very dangerous virus, which by all accounts will be with us for a little while, until we have a vaccine,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:50:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “I’m proud of The Jamaica National Group for embarking on this initiative to address a pressing need of our Diaspora and people in the UK. As the first Caribbean-owned bank in the UK, JN Bank will not only provide financial services to strengthen the achievements of our people, but will work closely with communities to build them and create greater opportunities for people of Caribbean heritage to prosper and realize their best potential,” External link

caycompass Thursday, October 15, 2020 1:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : "What we do now will determine what we will be able to do in the Christmas period. If it gets out of hand now we would have no choice but to have tighter measures during Christmas," "All Jamaicans should now be thinking that we should all be complying with the protocols, with the rules so that we may be able to have some merriment ... It is Christmas so we should be very careful now so that we may be able to enjoy even a few days at Christmas" External link

jamaica-star Thursday, October 8, 2020 10:48:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : "We have considered where we are with the progression of the virus in the country and we have taken a decision to discourage the parties and gatherings which are normal during the Heroes Weekend," External link

jamaica-star Thursday, October 8, 2020 10:48:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “We must seize the opportunity this time around to make the global recovery plan sustainable to our climate and environment; empowering and uplifting of the poor, vulnerable and marginalized in our societies; and supportive of democratic and transparent governance,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “The ban on funerals and parties or events will continue until October 31, 2020. Burials will continue to be allowed with strict observation and enforcement of the 15-person rule,” External link

jis Thursday, October 8, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “He served his beloved country, and though we were on different sides of the political aisle, I respected his commitment to Jamaica,” “His passing marks the end of a long political career and contribution to the Jamaican society. We were both agreed on a fundamental matter, Jamaica first,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, October 2, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “The objective of the Government is to help to unlock the economic potential that exists. Both (public and private sectors) are needed for the well-rounded development of our society,” “Economic growth requires the creation of new products, greater volumes of those products, and greater training in these products,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, October 1, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Marshall Plan ) : “The world needs a global plan as innovative, ambitious and impactful as the Marshall Plan was to Europe’s recovery after the devastation of World War II,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, September 30, 2020 10:28:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “This Government intends to embrace a collaborative approach through the traditional process of getting the legislation passed. The Government will also provide an online forum on NIDSFACTS.COM for all Jamaicans to comment on the Bill,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, September 30, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically accelerated the adoption of digital technologies globally, and our recovery from the pandemic is critically dependent on how quickly we re-engineer and innovate. This applies to all areas of the public and private sectors — health care, education, manufacturing, financial services, to name a few,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, September 30, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Industrial Revolution ) : “As policymakers and citizens, we must fast-track the legislation and infrastructure necessary to succeed in the Fourth Industrial Revolution,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, September 30, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “I am deeply sorry for their tremendous loss and I pray that they are comforted and strengthened during this most trying time,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, September 27, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness noted : “Developing countries must, therefore, devise strategies to respond effectively. We must rebalance our economies and rethink the nature of global cooperation so that we not only recover stronger but position ourselves to become more resilient to future systemic shocks,” “The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the interconnectedness and interdependence of our world. It has underscored the need for strengthened and renewed multilateralism. As we strive to respond and recover stronger, we must reimagine the way nations cooperate. Persistent global problems require consistent cooperation to achieve strategic global solutions” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, September 27, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “There is cause for celebration, but there is also significant cause for consideration,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, September 27, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : "The killing of members of our security forces represents an attack on the Jamaican state. The series of attacks on security forces cannot be treated as coincidental," External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, September 27, 2020 3:16:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness concluded : "The Jamaican state will not be deterred and we will be relentless in our pursuit of those responsible. The criminals will be brought to Justice," External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, September 27, 2020 3:16:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Let me say that vaccines work when you have a high percentage of persons taking the vaccine. So there has to be a high level of public education to get people to understand the risks and the safety dividend that you get from taking that vaccine, so that you can make conscious decisions about your own health and security. So, the Ministry of Health [and] the Government will be engaging a public education campaign to demystify, to place all the facts on the table, so that our population does not have to listen to fake news and be dragged all over with information that has ulterior motives,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 24, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : "There is cause for celebration, but there is also a significant cause for consideration," External link

waltainfo Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:05:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “We understand that this would and could happen and we planned for it. So, the country should not feel as if the Ministry of Health is at sea or the Government is at sea and this is happening, and we're not in control,” “You will recall that in many of our press conferences we have pointed out that this could happen. We were always trying to delay it from happening. It has happened at this point, and I'm particularly concerned about it happening at this point because this is the point when we wanted to return our children to school. So we have had to take other decisions to ensure that reopening schools does not contribute or drive any further increase in our numbers,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, September 23, 2020 2:02:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “The Government has not been ambivalent about the need for compliance, but Jamaica is a liberal democracy, and how Government goes about enforcing compliance is not always a straightforward matter,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, September 23, 2020 11:31:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “We will put in place the backbone of a national broadband network that will provide the superhighway on which all the skills, artificial intelligence, coding, all of that can be done right here in Jamaica if we put in our world-class broadband network,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, September 16, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “This is a good mix of youth and experience and they will add great support to the members of the Cabinet in the development and execution of policy in the administration of public affairs,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, September 15, 2020 9:35:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness asserted : “I did not feel the thrill of victory having, of course, experienced the agony of defeat before. I expressed to them that I was very pensive because the character of men will be tested, and we will know them especially now with a large majority,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, September 14, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness charged : “Something new and powerful can happen in our country by our actions if we decide, as ministers, to exercise the power and authority vested in you by these instruments with the highest level of integrity, dignity, and efficiency,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, September 14, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness added : “Something good can happen in our nation. But it depends on what we choose to do before the electorate chooses to do what they must,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, September 14, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Is it competence in a subject area, or is it good judgement to administer the affairs of the public? To be able to filter good advice from bad advice? To find the right people to be advisers?” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, September 14, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “We will ensure that all Jamaicans have access to financial services. We have seen where this is an important requirement for the proper management of the pandemic,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “We will implement a national identification system. We are far advanced in this regard where all Jamaicans will have the opportunity for robust and secure identity that will improve access to public services,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Transmission of the virus can no longer be easily traced from one member of the population to another. ... Of concern is the number of deaths have doubled over the last two weeks,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:47:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Part of my job will be to do a constant assessment and evaluation of the team. I will have to play more the role now of coach rather than player to make sure that any strategic gaps, any tactical shortcomings, that those are immediately corrected and that when we are taking the long view, we are actually looking in the right direction,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:47:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness charged : “No princes or princesses were elected,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:47:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “The task ahead of us has to be carefully managed. It is not one where we can, without strategic deployment of our resources, achieve the goals and objectives that we want,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:47:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Younger people also need to be sensitive,” “While you may be asymptomatic, you may pass on the virus to your mother or grandmother” External link

stabroeknews Tuesday, September 8, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “There is no honeymoon period for this government,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, September 8, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : "With such a large mandate, the greatest challenge will be to manage the internal demands and behaviours of those who form the majority. Those who feel the majority is a basis for arrogance and selfish ends will be disappointed and soon separated," External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, September 8, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness promises : "We're committed to closing the digital divide," External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, September 8, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : "The network will be appropriately sized. This will be the new information highway," External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, September 8, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : "we will continue our good policies and we will keep Jamaica on the path to prosperity" "We will be responsible with the power that you have given to us," External link

terradaily Sunday, September 6, 2020 2:54:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness told : “It remains my aspiration that we should have fixed election dates,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, September 6, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : "You will have a very important role to play in Jamaica's strong recovery ... we must embrace everyone, we need everyone on board to make Jamaica stronger," External link

yenisafak-en Saturday, September 5, 2020 10:04:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “There is cause for celebration, but there is also significant cause for consideration,” External link

dailytimesPK Saturday, September 5, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “We will usher in an era of stability in which we will grow, and usher in an era when Jamaica can fulfill its true destiny,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 4, 2020 10:09:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “There is cause for celebration, but there is also significant cause for consideration,” External link

taipeitimes Friday, September 4, 2020 9:07:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Tonight, the victor is the people of Jamaica,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, September 4, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “In our last Government, the narrative of corruption dogged us, and it is not something that we can hide away from, and I want to be clear because there are many persons who will now be assuming state authority who may not have the understanding as to how that authority should be used,” “They will note clearly that this Government does not stand for corruption” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, September 4, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “There is cause for celebration, but there is also significant cause for consideration,” External link

caycompass Friday, September 4, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : "There is cause for celebration, but there is also significant cause for consideration," External link

CBC Friday, September 4, 2020 2:39:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : "There is cause for celebration, but there is also significant cause for consideration," External link

aljazeera-en Friday, September 4, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “It must never be that the Government takes on any characteristic of arrogance. It must never be that this Government takes the people for granted” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, September 4, 2020 1:46:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : "we will continue our good policies and we will keep Jamaica on the path to prosperity" "We will be responsible with the power that you have given to us," External link

digitaljournal Friday, September 4, 2020 10:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : "we will continue our good policies and we will keep Jamaica on the path to prosperity" "We will be responsible with the power that you have given to us," External link

afp-en Friday, September 4, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “There is cause for celebration, but there is also significant cause for consideration,” External link

themalaymailonline Friday, September 4, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “There is cause for celebration, but there is also significant cause for consideration,” External link

stabroeknews Friday, September 4, 2020 9:05:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : "There is cause for celebration, but there is also significant cause for consideration," External link

yahoo-au Friday, September 4, 2020 8:05:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “We will usher in an era of stability in which we will grow and usher in an era when Jamaica can fulfill its true destiny,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 4, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : "There is cause for celebration, but there is also significant cause for consideration," External link

illawarramercury Friday, September 4, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : "There is cause for celebration, but there is also significant cause for consideration," External link

trust2 Friday, September 4, 2020 7:02:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “We will usher in an era of stability in which we will grow and usher in an era when Jamaica can fulfill its true destiny,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 4, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told : "I think we have made a good case about performance," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, September 4, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told : "I think we have made a good case about performance," External link

pulse Thursday, September 3, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness told : "I think we have made a good case about performance," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, September 3, 2020 10:39:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness told : "I think we have made a good case about performance," External link

digitaljournal Thursday, September 3, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness told : "I think we have made a good case about performance," External link

afp-en Thursday, September 3, 2020 9:33:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : "I have no response to that. That's his decision," External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, September 3, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The Jamaica Labour Party is very ready for this election. From I have been observing and participating in elections this is the most organised I have seen the party's machinery,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 3, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness added : “The party's machinery is intact, it is well mobilised, it is also high energy and there is a high level of vigilance with that energy as well,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 3, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “There are those in the electorate where performance doesn't matter. They will vote by virtue of allegiance and tradition, but for the independent voter who is looking on objectively, if you compare performance, the Jamaica Labour Party is way ahead,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 3, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness declared ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The Jamaica Labour Party will have a sizeable majority, much more significant than the majority [34-29] we currently have,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 3, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness added ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “This election is also about the thinking voter and what the thinking voter will do, so you will have the traditional, partisan voter but you will also have the thinking voter, and if you put all of that together what you come out with is a victory for the Jamaica Labour Party,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 3, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “It is clear that there is one party, one leader, that has demonstrated the competence and ability to deliver to the people of Jamaica, and that is the Jamaica Labour Party,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, August 31, 2020 10:04:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “We have done very well in the provision of housing solutions, far better than the previous administrations,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, August 31, 2020 10:04:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “This is a very serious commitment to the youth of Jamaica. Housing is a very important investment that young people should make at the start of their lives,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, August 31, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness stated : “We will get the young people of this country in tune with the fourth industrial revolution, so that we will not just be mere consumers of technology, but creators of technology,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, August 30, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “This would be well outside the constitutional limit to call an election. Jamaica is still considered to be one of the countries that has managed the pandemic really well,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, August 30, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The truth is my hands are clean. I’ve worked hard … . I’ve presided over the construction of 22,000 houses, ... more roads in Jamaica than any other Government in recent history … ” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, August 30, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “We must go on with our society,” “We are now in the phase of the pandemic where the society has to learn to live with the disease” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, August 30, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness promises : “We will make the investment in our people to build back stronger, given the effects of COVID-19,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, August 30, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The truth is, the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) government in its first year created the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries. Why? Because we recognise that agriculture requires investment and technology to transform it,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, August 30, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness stated : “When I listen to Dr Phillips speak, it is as if he just came to the stage. Dr Philips has been there for more than two decades and so these problems have existed for a very long time,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, August 30, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “We will replicate this a hundred time over but not just for the big investor. These projects also include small farmers working in conjunction with big capital to deliver significant output,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, August 30, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told : “The JLP administration has put in the work over the last four year and half years that would justify a second term in the minds of Jamaicans,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, August 30, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “We would have loved to be out there in the field interacting with our people,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, August 30, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The pandemic will only end when there is a vaccine. This may be a year and a half to two years, according to some experts, [and] this would be well outside the constitutional limits to call an election. Jamaica is still considered to be one of the countries that has managed the pandemic extremely well, and in fact we have one of the lowest mortality rates [per capita],” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, August 30, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “For him [Slowley] to do that shows that he has a genuine love, care and concern for the people. That he garnered so many votes shows people love, respect him, and take him seriously …” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, August 30, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “No one is going to be treated with any exemption, so all Jamaicans have a duty, and those who have public ear and influence in the public sphere have an even greater (responsibility),” External link

nationnews Saturday, August 29, 2020 5:56:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness disse ( about Usain Bolt ) : “Há relatos de uma actividade relacionada com Usain Bolt. Todos esses assuntos estão a ser investigados a fundo e a Polícia fará um relatório num futuro próximo” External link

jornaldeangola Friday, August 28, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Usain Bolt ) : “There are a number of pictures and videos that have been circulating of parties with no mask-wearing, no social distancing, etc… There is also an activity relating to Usain Bolt. Now, these matters are all being thoroughly investigated and the police will give a report on the matter in the near future,” External link

antiguaobserver Wednesday, August 26, 2020 11:53:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : "These matters are all being thoroughly investigated and the police will give a report on these matters in near future," External link

themirror Wednesday, August 26, 2020 4:40:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness told ( about Usain Bolt ) : "There are reports of an activity related to Usain Bolt," External link

news18 Wednesday, August 26, 2020 2:04:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness told ( about Usain Bolt ) : “There are reports of an activity related to Usain Bolt,” External link

ngrguardiannews Wednesday, August 26, 2020 1:55:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “I know that education is taking place in the country. We also know that there are areas that are not served by the Internet or access by other remote methods, and we are working with great speed and alacrity to have that done,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 26, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness disse ( about Usain Bolt ) : "Há relatos de uma atividade relacionada a Usain Bolt" External link

em Wednesday, August 26, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told ( about Usain Bolt ) : "There are reports of an activity related to Usain Bolt," External link

ibtimes Wednesday, August 26, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “These matters are all being thoroughly investigated and the police will give a report on these matters in near future,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, August 25, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness declared : “We’ve done that in record time,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, August 25, 2020 11:39:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “No one is going to be treated with any exemption, so all Jamaicans have a duty, and those who have public ear and influence in the public sphere have an even greater (responsibility),” External link

caycompass Tuesday, August 25, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness told ( about Usain Bolt ) : “There are reports of an activity related to Usain Bolt,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Tuesday, August 25, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Usain Bolt ) : “There are reports of an activity related to Usain Bolt,” “These matters are all being thoroughly investigated and the police will give a report on these matters in near future” External link

taipeitimes Tuesday, August 25, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness disse : "A polícia está investigando todos os aspectos deste assunto (festa). Ninguém está sendo tratado com isenção ou tratamento especial. Todos os jamaicanos têm um dever. Todos os que estão na esfera pública têm um dever ainda maior" External link

bemparana Tuesday, August 25, 2020 7:35:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “These matters are all being thoroughly investigated and the police will give a report on these matters in near future,” External link

nypost Tuesday, August 25, 2020 5:52:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness told ( about Usain Bolt ) : “There are reports of an activity related to Usain Bolt,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, August 25, 2020 3:40:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness told ( about Usain Bolt ) : "There are reports of an activity related to Usain Bolt," External link

koreatimes Tuesday, August 25, 2020 3:21:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Even within the curfew hours, we will put in place an order which will give the police the authority to, if you are seen loitering in a public space, you could be required to return home,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 25, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “More and more it appears that more needs to be made of it. We intend to increase significantly the levels of enforcement and prosecution, particularly for persons who have been allowed to enter the island and are not maintaining the quarantine,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 25, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told ( about Usain Bolt ) : "There are reports of an activity related to Usain Bolt," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, August 25, 2020 11:40:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told ( about Usain Bolt ) : "There are reports of an activity related to Usain Bolt," External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, August 25, 2020 10:52:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told ( about Usain Bolt ) : "There are reports of an activity related to Usain Bolt," External link

ibtimes Tuesday, August 25, 2020 10:47:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “No one is going to be treated with any exemption, so all Jamaicans have a duty, and those who have public ear and influence in the public sphere have an even greater (responsibility),” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, August 25, 2020 10:19:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told ( about Usain Bolt ) : "There are reports of an activity related to Usain Bolt," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, August 25, 2020 9:17:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told ( about Usain Bolt ) : "There are reports of an activity related to Usain Bolt," External link

afp-en Tuesday, August 25, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness says : “There was a great deal of fatigue,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, August 22, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told : “In general, we have managed fairly well. A few issues have been raised with us having to do with market days and shopping days, and so forth. Those we will refine...and when we come with the new order we will be able to have measures that will be more satisfactory to the people who are under quarantine in those communities,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, August 21, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Tony's life exemplified service, having served in many sectors including politics. Tony ran as a candidate for the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) in 1972. His service to our nation spanned more than 60 years,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, August 21, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Tony Hart ) : “I extend heartfelt condolence to Tony's family and friends,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, August 21, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “We will renew your communities. We have already started,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, August 20, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told : “This constituency, we believe, is also one of those we are looking to pick up. We are on this tour, which we believe is important, to show residents that we understand their plight and are providing a good candidate to make that happen,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, August 20, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told : “Last night (Monday night), very late, I got a text from Pearnel [Charles] Jr about the murder of one of his workers. Pearnel, being a lawyer, was very careful not to ascribe blame, but it was very clear that he was deeply hurt and that he holds the view there is some kind of political motivation behind it,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, August 20, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Unlike others, we know what to do to manage the coronavirus,” External link

antiguaobserver Thursday, August 20, 2020 4:24:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness declared : “The truth is, if the PNP was managing the country during COVID it would be much worse, and nobody can question that. Their history and track record show you,” External link

antiguaobserver Thursday, August 20, 2020 4:24:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “New Zealand has reserves; they can go into extended lockdown. That’s their decision. Jamaica can’t,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 19, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness declared : “We are transitioning from the containment of the pandemic to learning to live with COVID, so you have to go on with your life,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, August 19, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness added : “This is something that you are going to hear for the next year. This is something that you are going to have to integrate into our school curriculum, this is something that you will have to see more ads [for] during the campaign,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, August 19, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness added : “The truth is, if the PNP was managing the country during COVID it would be much worse, and nobody can question that. Their history and track record show you,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, August 19, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness declared : “So the public can rest assured that even in the campaign, if measures are necessary, I am prepared to take them,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, August 19, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “I don't read the polls that come out for good reason, because every human being can be distracted by these things; it can feed your ego,” “I have been around when the polls were very low for me and I didn't let it affect me. And now the polls, I hear, are very high I'm still not letting them affect me,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, August 19, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness argued ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “What is happening is that Jamaica is evolving and our institutions and laws are changing much faster than the actors within those institutions. And so while we are changing the laws and institutions, much work needs to be done on changing the culture,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, August 19, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : "I'm worried that there is a strategy by the Opposition of confrontation," External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 19, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness declared : “This means that the political parties must exercise great care and caution and our supporters must understand that we cannot conduct a campaign in the routine normal way, that this campaign is a COVID-19 campaign and that the protocols must and will be strictly observed,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, August 18, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness stated : “We will be monitoring these communities closely because cases have popped up that are not epidemiologically linked, which means we can't trace the source. Not that there are many cases, but the fact that you have seen a case where you can't trace the source could suggest that there is a general spread, and you want to be sure. We are being very cautious,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 18, 2020 9:57:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness urged : “We will be efficient, and we will be peaceful,” “We are having an election in a pandemic… it is important that politics does not become a cause of the spread… I decided to announce this in the House, the people's House, not a House of disunity, and I am asking that we are united as a country, as one people” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, August 17, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Barbados Prime ) : “During this period, he led the transformation of the economy and instituted other important changes to make the country more resilient and structurally sound. He was also an astute politician and that was seen in his successes at the polls. The people of Jamaica mourn with our brothers and sisters in Barbados at the passing of a regional leader and great servant of the people,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, August 16, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness argued : “But it was also established for another purpose. If we are to integrate upfront the security element in social intervention you need personnel…otherwise you are going to rely (solely) on force…and you will not be able to have effective intervention if you are using force,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, August 14, 2020 9:20:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “This project will connect to the pipe that we already laid along the Mandela Highway. It will replace the old mains along Spanish Town Road to Blake Road and this will ensure that the proper water pressure and consistent supply of water can reach the communities along that area and go as far as to Central Kingston,” “That will mean a dramatic change in the condition under which people live in these communities. It will mean an absolute improvement in their quality of life,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, August 13, 2020 7:40:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “This new main that is laid will last us another 60 years before we will have to do any significant maintenance to it, so we consider this to be a nation building project. Putting in this main will allow for greater investment and greater expansion of residential and commercial development along that corridor, which will be complemented by the roads that are in place, the sewerage system that we have put in place and, of course, the improvement in telecommunications,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, August 13, 2020 7:40:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “I appeal to the Jamaican people to let us remain united. Let us remain as one people. There are always differences in opinion, and you have in your democracy the right to vote as you choose, but you can do so agreeably, peacefully and responsibly. Let us do it together as one people,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, August 12, 2020 2:57:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness charged : “I now see it necessary to seek another mandate from the people,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 12, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness stated : “We will be quick, we will be efficient, we will be peaceful,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 12, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness declared ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “We are in uncertain times, going through a crisis of unprecedented magnitude and a crisis that has had global impact and that has taken many lives. We have not been spared, but as a people who believe in God, and in the grace of God, we know that Jamaica will recover stronger,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 12, 2020 9:29:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness added ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “We are a resilient people. Through our own works and with strong faith in God, I am sure that if we remain unified as a people, set aside divisiveness and petty differences, and focus on that critical pathway to recovery, then we will achieve the new Jamaica that we have always desired and so justly deserve,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 12, 2020 9:29:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness commented : “After each event, whether it is arson, a hurricane, an accident or an earthquake, what is amazing about this church, for us who are alive to see it, is that the church has rebuilt stronger. After every crisis, every setback, every devastation, the members of the church have never lost the spirit to rebuild,” “There is a lesson for the nation that this church represents. We can recover, and this church is a symbol of recovery” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 12, 2020 9:29:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness urged ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The time has come now for you to make the right decision and the right choice to give your support to the Jamaica Labour Party, and I am here today to endorse Miss Hamilton and to ask you for your support,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 12, 2020 9:29:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness added : “You are going to get a political representative who is not going to sit and wait on things to happen. You are going to get a political representative who is going to make things happen in the constituency of Northern Trelawny. She will make things happen for the town of Falmouth,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 12, 2020 9:29:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told : “The time has come for a change to happen, a change for the better, and you have a candidate, a lady who is a daughter of the soil, born and grow here,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 12, 2020 9:29:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “I now see it necessary to seek another mandate from the people,” External link

stabroeknews Wednesday, August 12, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “I now see it necessary to seek another mandate from the people,” External link

antiguaobserver Wednesday, August 12, 2020 3:40:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness explained : “And that is why I am here asking for an extension, bearing in mind that the strategy that we have put in place, once the SOE is taken away, then the workload of the police would be increased because the military would not be able to operate on its own without the police presence,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 11, 2020 12:02:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “I know that they [Comrades] have no leadership. If they had leadership, leadership wouldn't tell them to come here and do that; leadership would tell them that if they come here, they should wear their mask,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 11, 2020 12:02:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “As leader of this country, I will never engage in a politics that will make my people uncivil to each other. And anyone who is a subscriber to the Jamaica Labour Party, you will know that you do not have my support if another political party is having an event and you turn up and disturb it. You will not have my support; you do not have my support for that. The time for antagonistic and confrontational politics is over,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 11, 2020 12:02:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “This town has, for many years, voted one way, and they can scarcely show what is the benefit of that loyalty. But nothing lasts forever, and I feel, as I stand in the square today [yesterday], that there is a change happening with Tova,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 11, 2020 12:02:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness told ( about Jamaica Labour ) : "Anyone who is a subscriber to the Jamaica Labour Party, you will know that you do not have my support if another political party is having their event and you turn up and disturbed it; you do not have my support," External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, August 11, 2020 12:00:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness insisted : "The time for antagonistic and confrontational politics is over," External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, August 11, 2020 12:00:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : "As I see my PNP friends here, I look into their eyes as I look into yours, and I see that they have no confidence. Not only do they have no confidence, they have no leadership," "If they had leadership, leadership would not have allowed them to come out here; and if they come here, they must wear their masks," External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, August 11, 2020 12:00:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Economic growth is dependent upon you the people having water not just for the convenience, but is also for the economy of the country for those people who need water for irrigation,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, August 10, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “There are communities in areas that support the Government and areas that don’t support the Government that are in need of water, and we do not choose where we make our investment in water by how people vote,” “That must never be the case, and every single Jamaican can be assured that the Government is making the investment in water according to strategic priorities” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, August 10, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : "They are looking for a candidate that will re-ignite their interests in the Labour party and I believe that Tameika Davis is that candidate," External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, August 9, 2020 9:28:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness added : “when the BPO outbreak took place we didn't have any (protocols). We had to put in for the BPO's and for other businesses. Now, we have protocols for the churches, it was not followed,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, August 9, 2020 8:48:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness stated : “So, there will be no special favour or special preference because it was a church person who breached the rules,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, August 9, 2020 8:48:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness stated : “I believe the Church has been doing a very good job on this, especially the larger established churches that I have interacted with. They were proactive. They did not wait on the Government to take action,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, August 9, 2020 8:48:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “So Jamaica, more than other countries, must learn very quickly to live with COVID-19. That is the reality. We must learn how to live with this disease. When there is an outbreak the effective strategy is to close and prevent movement, the most effective strategy. But, it is the most deleterious on the economy because you not only stop the spread of the virus, but you shut down your economy, literally,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, August 9, 2020 8:48:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Our success can easily become our failure. If we believe that because we have had such low death rates and relatively low numbers in terms of overall infection and that the worst has passed, then we are only fooling ourselves and lulling ourselves into a sense of complacency which will bring in a second wave, which could be potentially more dangerous than the first. We have seen this happen in many countries before,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, August 9, 2020 8:48:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told : "Those who breach the rules will be actively prosecuted. There will be no special favour or special preference because it was a church person [who] breached the rules," External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, August 9, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : "I am certain that the security forces are doing their investigations to bring this matter up for prosecution, " External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, August 9, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness added : "It's a very difficult thing for the government to try and regulate and I will tell you upfront that I am very reluctant to place regulations on the church, because I believe that the church has the ability and the moral duty to regulate themselves," External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, August 9, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : "If you keep following the rules, we will continue to enjoy the benefits of going to the market, supermarket and even to fellowship with each other in church," External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, August 9, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Our success can easily become our failure. If we believe that because we have had such low death rates and relatively low numbers in terms of overall infections and that the worst has passed, then we are only fooling ourselves and lulling ourselves into a sense of complacency, which will bring on a second wave, which could potentially be even more dangerous than the first,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, August 8, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “We now have more information, knowledge, science, and technology than ever before in the history of mankind, and we will overcome this pandemic. What is a challenge, and what may be in question, is whether or not we have the discipline to do it,” “The secret to overcoming the pandemic, therefore, is not just the science, the information, and the technology. The secret is the will of the people. Recoveries can only happen if we have the will to follow the rules” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, August 8, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “We should reach the point where everybody has potable water, meaning water that you can drink and use to do your domestic chores with, in your homes. To wait 30 years to turn the tap in your yard and see water, we understand it. Water is life,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, August 8, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “as we celebrate our Independence, remain resilient [and] strong” External link

jis Friday, August 7, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness informed : “As of yesterday, we have had 40 persons hospitalized including suspected positive cases of COVID-19. We’ve also had 10 persons isolated in a Government facility, 79 isolated at home, two quarantined in a government facility, and 23,449 persons quarantined at home,” External link

jis Friday, August 7, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness declared : “We have spent a lot of time and effort and resources on moral suasion asking you, the citizens, appealing to your good conscience and your reasonableness, to observe the protocols. With what is happening now, I think we are at the limit with moral suasion,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, August 7, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “I am certainly convinced in my mind that the only way we are going to be able to confront this disease, keep our economy going, ensure that we can recover from this recession, and remain healthy is to prosecute those who deliberately go out of their way to ignore the law and place all of us at risk,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, August 7, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Criminals profit when there is a divide in strategy and policy in the Government,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness added : “A new Jamaica is emerging, filled with hope and optimism,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, August 6, 2020 11:00:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “You may be wondering why I choose to deliver my remarks in my mask,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, August 6, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness added : “We are not going to take any chances with this COVID thing. We have been trying to balance lives and livelihood, but you can't have any livelihood if you are dead,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, August 6, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness concluded : “Something is in the air. You will hear more, but until such time,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 5, 2020 11:40:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Yes, people are still quarrelling about water; they need water [and] they are complaining bitterly. But when you check it out, the Government has also done significantly better than previously in providing water supply,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, August 5, 2020 8:35:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness added : “Today I am pleased to see that our efforts are bearing fruit and that I can stand here and say that the commitments I made when I was seeking your votes during the [2016] campaign, those commitments are being fulfilled as we speak,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, August 5, 2020 8:35:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “But as I was getting dressed this morning a look on my shoes rack and I see my Desert Clarks and I decided to just take it out and decided to feel it out. The little walking that I do, it feel comfortable, so I going to give it a little more walk,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, August 5, 2020 8:35:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness added : “Something is in the air, and I feel it too. You will hear more but, until such time,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, August 5, 2020 8:35:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “So, as your prime minister, I know that there is a lot of talk about election but I can't deal with elections until I am certain that we are putting in place the measures to ensure that that young lady who works in the fast food industry can get back her job and return to her full pay,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, August 5, 2020 8:35:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness added ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “And I have seen where there are some green shoots; even in the midst of the pandemic some green shoots are appearing in the economy. We are seeing signs of what we call resilience. An' nuh mek nobody fool yu about Jamaica — we have gone through crisis, after crisis, after crisis, hardship and difficulty, but we are perennial. We are strong and we are resilient and we will recover stronger,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, August 5, 2020 8:35:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Our children must not be discriminated against, or deprived of their right to an education on the basis of their hairstyle. This government does not believe that there should be any law which could be interpreted to deny access to a citizen merely on the basis of their hairstyle. We have, as a rights sensitive government, always maintained that our children must not be discriminated against, nor deprived of their right to an education because of socio-economic issues, such inability to afford school fees; or socio-cultural issues such as their hairstyle” External link

stabroeknews Sunday, August 2, 2020 10:39:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “While we await the written judgement to determine the basis of the ruling issued by our Supreme Court, which by media reports, have suggested that the child’s constitutional rights were not breached. This Government does not believe that there should be any law, which could be interpreted to deny access to a citizen merely on the basis of their hairstyle. We have, as a rights sensitive Government, always maintained that our children must not be discriminated against, nor deprived of their right to an education because of socio-economic issues – such [as] inability to afford the school fees, or socio-cultural issues such as their hairstyle,” External link

antiguaobserver Sunday, August 2, 2020 9:22:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Our children must not be discriminated against, or deprived of their right to an education on the basis of their hairstyle. This government does not believe that there should be any law which could be interpreted to deny access to a citizen merely on the basis of their hairstyle. We have, as a rights sensitive government, always maintained that our children must not be discriminated against, nor deprived of their right to an education because of socio-economic issues, such inability to afford school fees; or socio-cultural issues such as their hairstyle” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, August 2, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “They continue in Parliament and they are occupying the lands. They have no documentation. They do business there. They are using the Government's electricity… So we are going through the land and we are seeing many of them from that pot,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, August 2, 2020 8:40:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “We have come across many people in the pot who have been jumping up and shouting and criticising our steaming kettle, and there are persons there who are presently occupying Government land without paying rent or any form of remedies, who are doing business there, who are not paying any light bill, and who have been asked to do so but haven't done so,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, August 2, 2020 8:40:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “While we await the written judgement to determine the basis of the ruling issued by our Supreme Court, which by media reports, have suggested that the child’s constitutional rights were not breached. This Government does not believe that there should be any law which could be interpreted to deny access to a citizen merely on the basis of their hairstyle. We have, as a rights-sensitive Government, always maintained that our children must not be discriminated against, nor deprived of their right to an education because of socio-economic issues - such inability to afford school fees, or socio-cultural issues such as their hairstyle,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, August 2, 2020 7:24:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “The men and women of the JDF have responded to the call to service in an era where the common enemy is not only violent crimes but also an invisible virus,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, August 1, 2020 9:15:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told : “You, the taxpayers, need to know that what the Government says it costs is actually what it costs,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, July 31, 2020 11:08:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Many of us are out of work. We notice that the traffic in the market is less. We notice that the money we use to get from our hustling, that is less, and it is the case right across the world. So we, as a Jamaican people, now have to decide how we are going to recover towards this new Jamaica that we all want,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, July 31, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness declared : “So, as your prime minister, I know that there is a lot of talk about election but I can't deal with elections until I am certain that we are putting in place the measures to ensure that that young lady, who works in the fast-food industry, can get back her job and return to her full pay,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, July 31, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness declared : “So you are dreaming of a new Jamaica, a land of peace and love and prosperity, and I am visioning your dreams and I am taking those visions and turning them into plans, and plans into policy, and policy into execution, and execution into delivery of the dreams that you, the people of Jamaica, so well deserve and [for] so long [have] want[ed] to see,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, July 31, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness added : “And, I have seen where there are some green shoots — even in the midst of the pandemic — some green shoots are appearing in the economy. We are seeing signs of what we call resilience. And nuh mek nobody fool you about Jamaica, we have gone through crisis after crisis after crisis, hardship and difficulty, but we are perennial. We are strong and we are resilient, and we will recover stronger,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, July 31, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “I am concerned that a number of people are not strictly observing the home quarantine orders and I have asked the JCF to exercise greater vigilance and charge persons who are found to be in breach. I have been informed that 50 cases of breaches are now under investigations and nearing investigations and we can expect the first set of charges within a couple of days,” External link

stabroeknews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:10:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “We are seeing the pictures on Facebook and Instagram. So unless you can prove to us that those pictures were taken two years or three years ago, they become very good evidence for prosecution,” External link

stabroeknews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:10:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness asserted : “I am concerned that a number of persons are not strictly observing the home quarantine order and I have asked the JCF to exercise greater vigilance and charge persons who are found to be in breach,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, July 29, 2020 11:23:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness warned : “If those measures are not followed faithfully, if it is that we are informed that there is not strict observations of the protocols, we will tighten the measures,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, July 29, 2020 11:23:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Owen Arthur ) : "Owen Arthur was passionate about his country and the dream of regional integration," External link

startribune Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:40:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Owen Arthur ) : “Owen Arthur was passionate about his country and the dream of regional integration,” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Owen Arthur ) : “Owen Arthur was passionate about his country and the dream of regional integration,” External link

tribtown Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “For that to happen, we need to reclaim the town. And what is happening is that your lovely, peaceful, historic town is taking on urban characteristics, and congestion is limiting your potential for growth and development,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:55:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “If there are those who feel that COVID-19 'stop keep', meaning that there is no longer a threat of the virus, I would wish to very quickly remind them that in other countries they are going through their second wave, and it is spiking at exponential rates,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, July 28, 2020 9:03:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Owen Arthur was passionate about his country and the dream of regional integration. In the 1990s and early 2000s he helped to shape the political scene in the region. I extend sincere condolence to the family of Owen Arthur and the people of Barbados,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, July 28, 2020 9:03:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness added : “The station is equipped with a fully functional kitchen and other amenities for officers who will have to spend more than eight hours on the premises. Indeed, you will have officers who will reside on premises. Before I came here, I stopped at Buff Bay. The work being done there (on the station) is projected to cost $95 million. In Buff Bay, we are constructing a multi-storey building to house the police station, inclusive of living quarters for the police and a 40-man cell facility,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, July 27, 2020 9:57:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : "The government is serious about increasing the fleet and therefore increasing the service," External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, July 24, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness added : “There is much work to be done to create the Jamaican with the highest level of socio-emotional intelligence, competencies and skills” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, July 24, 2020 8:33:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Michael Manley ) : “So let me be clear to my friends and otherwise that I respect and love Michael Manley, and I value his work and his contribution to making us who we are. That can never be devalued, and I want to, therefore, put that to rest,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, July 23, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness anunció : “La ONU y sus Estados miembros lanzaron hoy una** alianza con actores clave**, incluidos el sector privado y la sociedad civil. Nuestro propósito es facilitar un proceso que dé lugar a soluciones concretas a la emergencia en curso” External link

reliefWeb Friday, May 29, 2020 3:28:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness indiqué : "La Jamaïque estime qu'un système multilatéral basé sur les règles est nécessaire à notre développement économique" External link

french-news Wednesday, November 6, 2019 4:47:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness indiqué : "La Jamaïque estime qu'un système multilatéral basé sur les règles est nécessaire à notre développement économique" External link

french.china.org.cn Tuesday, November 5, 2019 11:25:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness déclaré : “Des gens vont peut être résister et nous demandons à nos citoyens d’obtempérer. C’est dans leur propre intérêt car cela économisera des ressources qui seront précieuses durant la période d’urgence, quand ce sera plus difficile de réagir” External link

euronews-fr Sunday, October 2, 2016 10:03:00 AM EAT



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Asim Ahmed said ( about Andrew Holness ) : “Jamaica can be rightly proud of the commitment made to further action to combat the impact of global warming. It is one of the first Caribbean countries to commit to ambitious action in the lead-up to the United Nations Climate Change Conference that Glasgow will host in November 2021,” “Prime Minister [Andrew] Holness has a track record of engagement, both within the country and in the international arena, highlighting the risks as well as specific opportunities for mitigation and action, including climate finance” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, October 23, 2020 12:28:00 AM EAT

Olivia Grange said ( about Andrew Holness ) : "I have received the approval of Prime Minister Andrew Holness to proceed with plans for the interment of Toots Hibbert in National Heroes Park. I deeply appreciate the consideration of the Hyatt family in this matter. Toots is without question one of the pioneers of reggae music. He has even been credited with giving the genre its name. He is a national treasure whose humble demeanour and affable personality belied his towering global stature. Interment in National Heroes Park will suitably memorialise his contribution to Jamaica and reignite the unity in his family, among his peers and his fans which is required at this time," External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, October 18, 2020 6:42:00 AM EAT

Marlene Malahoo Forte said ( about Andrew Holness ) : “What the COVID-19 pandemic has shown us, we will have to sit down and look very quickly before the next set of elections are called about how to make other options available to voters,” “I favoured early voting, not just for the security forces and election day workers, but to other persons, and I know that Prime Minister Andrew Holness will sit down with the team and ensure that life is made easier for the people who have to engage in the democratic process” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:47:00 AM EAT

Horace Chan said ( about Andrew Holness ) : “The mood is for Andrew to stay as prime minister,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, September 3, 2020 9:57:00 AM EAT

Bill Johnson said ( about Andrew Holness ) : “Favourable perceptions of Prime Minister Andrew Holness have started to come back down to earth,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, August 28, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

Floyd Green said ( about Andrew Holness ) : “What does that really means? It means that a community like Flower Hill that has never had water for 38 years now has water. Parts of eastern Hanover … 48 years, they now have water. I live to see Andrew Holness come to Junction Square, turn on a pipe and water flowed,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 26, 2020 11:57:00 PM EAT

Gerard Mitchell said ( about Andrew Holness ) : “The momentum is not with the PNP and it probably has to do with leadership… the PNP was there [in power] for 18 years and people still believe that they want to see a younger person in leadership, and that's why so many people are gravitating to him [Holness]. It's not because he is good, it's just because of age, people prefer to see a younger person...,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, August 24, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Easton Douglas said ( about Andrew Holness ) : “I have had great success in mobilising the supporters of the JLP to come out to support my programmes and to support the prime minister, Most Honourable Andrew Holness. I think that there is a lot that they are looking forward to, in terms of effective representation and proper governance,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, August 20, 2020 9:20:00 AM EAT

Robert Montague said ( about Andrew Holness ) : "The central executive, led by the party leader [Prime Minister Andrew Holness], encouraged each candidate in their campaign team to appoint a COVID-19 protocol officer. That person's job is to ensure that the protocols are observed at all aspects of the campaign," External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, August 10, 2020 12:40:00 AM EAT

Matthew Samuda said ( about Andrew Holness ) : “We have a formidable structure led by the juggernaut Andrew Holness,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 5, 2020 11:40:00 AM EAT

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Andrew Holness said : "After the spike in August and September, our growth in new cases has been slowing down and our recoveries increasing, which has resulted in the number of active cases showing moderate and modest decline," External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, October 29, 2020 7:17:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told : “This is about reallocation and not additional funding, as we have already gone through the second supplementary estimates and, therefore, there is no additional funding for the Government's response. This is now about each ministry, each minister, each permanent secretary, going through their budget, line item by line item, to see what it is that we can reallocate, and this will be supervised by the Ministry of Finance,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “There are some areas, regardless of the political implications, if we could only reach across the aisle and shake hands on it and come to an understanding that there are some communities which should not be where they are,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, October 28, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness explained : “This covers road clearance, drain cleaning, creating access and patching, but it does not include the cost of permanent repairs or major rehabilitation. This $2 billion will only cover what would be needed, for example, to clear the (Bog Walk) Gorge or the roadways that have been made impassable, to clear landslides, to patch certain roads for the smooth flow of traffic and to undertake clearing of drains and gullies,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, October 28, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “I always had the view that we should be able to have schools held in those areas where our surveillance shows that the number of cases are very low, contained, and where our students don't necessarily use public transportation and where the schools are underpopulated. It is not beyond us to figure that out,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:50:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Clearly, as it relates to the inequality in the education system, I am very worried that this would have just widened the inequality,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:50:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Yes we have to get more devices into the hands of students. But we also have to see how we can get students back into school, how we can get them to understand and observe the protocols and become ambassadors of the protocols and let them as the upcoming generation be the brave ones to be able to live with this very dangerous virus, which by all accounts will be with us for a little while, until we have a vaccine,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:50:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “I’m proud of The Jamaica National Group for embarking on this initiative to address a pressing need of our Diaspora and people in the UK. As the first Caribbean-owned bank in the UK, JN Bank will not only provide financial services to strengthen the achievements of our people, but will work closely with communities to build them and create greater opportunities for people of Caribbean heritage to prosper and realize their best potential,” External link

caycompass Thursday, October 15, 2020 1:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : "What we do now will determine what we will be able to do in the Christmas period. If it gets out of hand now we would have no choice but to have tighter measures during Christmas," "All Jamaicans should now be thinking that we should all be complying with the protocols, with the rules so that we may be able to have some merriment ... It is Christmas so we should be very careful now so that we may be able to enjoy even a few days at Christmas" External link

jamaica-star Thursday, October 8, 2020 10:48:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : "We have considered where we are with the progression of the virus in the country and we have taken a decision to discourage the parties and gatherings which are normal during the Heroes Weekend," External link

jamaica-star Thursday, October 8, 2020 10:48:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “We must seize the opportunity this time around to make the global recovery plan sustainable to our climate and environment; empowering and uplifting of the poor, vulnerable and marginalized in our societies; and supportive of democratic and transparent governance,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “The ban on funerals and parties or events will continue until October 31, 2020. Burials will continue to be allowed with strict observation and enforcement of the 15-person rule,” External link

jis Thursday, October 8, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “He served his beloved country, and though we were on different sides of the political aisle, I respected his commitment to Jamaica,” “His passing marks the end of a long political career and contribution to the Jamaican society. We were both agreed on a fundamental matter, Jamaica first,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, October 2, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “The objective of the Government is to help to unlock the economic potential that exists. Both (public and private sectors) are needed for the well-rounded development of our society,” “Economic growth requires the creation of new products, greater volumes of those products, and greater training in these products,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, October 1, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Marshall Plan ) : “The world needs a global plan as innovative, ambitious and impactful as the Marshall Plan was to Europe’s recovery after the devastation of World War II,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, September 30, 2020 10:28:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “This Government intends to embrace a collaborative approach through the traditional process of getting the legislation passed. The Government will also provide an online forum on NIDSFACTS.COM for all Jamaicans to comment on the Bill,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, September 30, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically accelerated the adoption of digital technologies globally, and our recovery from the pandemic is critically dependent on how quickly we re-engineer and innovate. This applies to all areas of the public and private sectors — health care, education, manufacturing, financial services, to name a few,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, September 30, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Industrial Revolution ) : “As policymakers and citizens, we must fast-track the legislation and infrastructure necessary to succeed in the Fourth Industrial Revolution,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, September 30, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “I am deeply sorry for their tremendous loss and I pray that they are comforted and strengthened during this most trying time,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, September 27, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness noted : “Developing countries must, therefore, devise strategies to respond effectively. We must rebalance our economies and rethink the nature of global cooperation so that we not only recover stronger but position ourselves to become more resilient to future systemic shocks,” “The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the interconnectedness and interdependence of our world. It has underscored the need for strengthened and renewed multilateralism. As we strive to respond and recover stronger, we must reimagine the way nations cooperate. Persistent global problems require consistent cooperation to achieve strategic global solutions” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, September 27, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “There is cause for celebration, but there is also significant cause for consideration,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, September 27, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : "The killing of members of our security forces represents an attack on the Jamaican state. The series of attacks on security forces cannot be treated as coincidental," External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, September 27, 2020 3:16:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness concluded : "The Jamaican state will not be deterred and we will be relentless in our pursuit of those responsible. The criminals will be brought to Justice," External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, September 27, 2020 3:16:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Let me say that vaccines work when you have a high percentage of persons taking the vaccine. So there has to be a high level of public education to get people to understand the risks and the safety dividend that you get from taking that vaccine, so that you can make conscious decisions about your own health and security. So, the Ministry of Health [and] the Government will be engaging a public education campaign to demystify, to place all the facts on the table, so that our population does not have to listen to fake news and be dragged all over with information that has ulterior motives,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 24, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : "There is cause for celebration, but there is also a significant cause for consideration," External link

waltainfo Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:05:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “We understand that this would and could happen and we planned for it. So, the country should not feel as if the Ministry of Health is at sea or the Government is at sea and this is happening, and we're not in control,” “You will recall that in many of our press conferences we have pointed out that this could happen. We were always trying to delay it from happening. It has happened at this point, and I'm particularly concerned about it happening at this point because this is the point when we wanted to return our children to school. So we have had to take other decisions to ensure that reopening schools does not contribute or drive any further increase in our numbers,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, September 23, 2020 2:02:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “The Government has not been ambivalent about the need for compliance, but Jamaica is a liberal democracy, and how Government goes about enforcing compliance is not always a straightforward matter,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, September 23, 2020 11:31:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “We will put in place the backbone of a national broadband network that will provide the superhighway on which all the skills, artificial intelligence, coding, all of that can be done right here in Jamaica if we put in our world-class broadband network,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, September 16, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “This is a good mix of youth and experience and they will add great support to the members of the Cabinet in the development and execution of policy in the administration of public affairs,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, September 15, 2020 9:35:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness asserted : “I did not feel the thrill of victory having, of course, experienced the agony of defeat before. I expressed to them that I was very pensive because the character of men will be tested, and we will know them especially now with a large majority,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, September 14, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness charged : “Something new and powerful can happen in our country by our actions if we decide, as ministers, to exercise the power and authority vested in you by these instruments with the highest level of integrity, dignity, and efficiency,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, September 14, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness added : “Something good can happen in our nation. But it depends on what we choose to do before the electorate chooses to do what they must,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, September 14, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Is it competence in a subject area, or is it good judgement to administer the affairs of the public? To be able to filter good advice from bad advice? To find the right people to be advisers?” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, September 14, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “We will ensure that all Jamaicans have access to financial services. We have seen where this is an important requirement for the proper management of the pandemic,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “We will implement a national identification system. We are far advanced in this regard where all Jamaicans will have the opportunity for robust and secure identity that will improve access to public services,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Transmission of the virus can no longer be easily traced from one member of the population to another. ... Of concern is the number of deaths have doubled over the last two weeks,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:47:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Part of my job will be to do a constant assessment and evaluation of the team. I will have to play more the role now of coach rather than player to make sure that any strategic gaps, any tactical shortcomings, that those are immediately corrected and that when we are taking the long view, we are actually looking in the right direction,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:47:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness charged : “No princes or princesses were elected,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:47:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “The task ahead of us has to be carefully managed. It is not one where we can, without strategic deployment of our resources, achieve the goals and objectives that we want,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:47:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Younger people also need to be sensitive,” “While you may be asymptomatic, you may pass on the virus to your mother or grandmother” External link

stabroeknews Tuesday, September 8, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “There is no honeymoon period for this government,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, September 8, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : "With such a large mandate, the greatest challenge will be to manage the internal demands and behaviours of those who form the majority. Those who feel the majority is a basis for arrogance and selfish ends will be disappointed and soon separated," External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, September 8, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness promises : "We're committed to closing the digital divide," External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, September 8, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : "The network will be appropriately sized. This will be the new information highway," External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, September 8, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : "we will continue our good policies and we will keep Jamaica on the path to prosperity" "We will be responsible with the power that you have given to us," External link

terradaily Sunday, September 6, 2020 2:54:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness told : “It remains my aspiration that we should have fixed election dates,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, September 6, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : "You will have a very important role to play in Jamaica's strong recovery ... we must embrace everyone, we need everyone on board to make Jamaica stronger," External link

yenisafak-en Saturday, September 5, 2020 10:04:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “There is cause for celebration, but there is also significant cause for consideration,” External link

dailytimesPK Saturday, September 5, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “We will usher in an era of stability in which we will grow, and usher in an era when Jamaica can fulfill its true destiny,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 4, 2020 10:09:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “There is cause for celebration, but there is also significant cause for consideration,” External link

taipeitimes Friday, September 4, 2020 9:07:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Tonight, the victor is the people of Jamaica,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, September 4, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “In our last Government, the narrative of corruption dogged us, and it is not something that we can hide away from, and I want to be clear because there are many persons who will now be assuming state authority who may not have the understanding as to how that authority should be used,” “They will note clearly that this Government does not stand for corruption” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, September 4, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “There is cause for celebration, but there is also significant cause for consideration,” External link

caycompass Friday, September 4, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : "There is cause for celebration, but there is also significant cause for consideration," External link

CBC Friday, September 4, 2020 2:39:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : "There is cause for celebration, but there is also significant cause for consideration," External link

aljazeera-en Friday, September 4, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “It must never be that the Government takes on any characteristic of arrogance. It must never be that this Government takes the people for granted” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, September 4, 2020 1:46:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : "we will continue our good policies and we will keep Jamaica on the path to prosperity" "We will be responsible with the power that you have given to us," External link

digitaljournal Friday, September 4, 2020 10:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : "we will continue our good policies and we will keep Jamaica on the path to prosperity" "We will be responsible with the power that you have given to us," External link

afp-en Friday, September 4, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “There is cause for celebration, but there is also significant cause for consideration,” External link

themalaymailonline Friday, September 4, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “There is cause for celebration, but there is also significant cause for consideration,” External link

stabroeknews Friday, September 4, 2020 9:05:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : "There is cause for celebration, but there is also significant cause for consideration," External link

yahoo-au Friday, September 4, 2020 8:05:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “We will usher in an era of stability in which we will grow and usher in an era when Jamaica can fulfill its true destiny,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 4, 2020 7:26:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : "There is cause for celebration, but there is also significant cause for consideration," External link

illawarramercury Friday, September 4, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : "There is cause for celebration, but there is also significant cause for consideration," External link

trust2 Friday, September 4, 2020 7:02:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “We will usher in an era of stability in which we will grow and usher in an era when Jamaica can fulfill its true destiny,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 4, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told : "I think we have made a good case about performance," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, September 4, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told : "I think we have made a good case about performance," External link

pulse Thursday, September 3, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness told : "I think we have made a good case about performance," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, September 3, 2020 10:39:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness told : "I think we have made a good case about performance," External link

digitaljournal Thursday, September 3, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness told : "I think we have made a good case about performance," External link

afp-en Thursday, September 3, 2020 9:33:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : "I have no response to that. That's his decision," External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, September 3, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The Jamaica Labour Party is very ready for this election. From I have been observing and participating in elections this is the most organised I have seen the party's machinery,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 3, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness added : “The party's machinery is intact, it is well mobilised, it is also high energy and there is a high level of vigilance with that energy as well,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 3, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “There are those in the electorate where performance doesn't matter. They will vote by virtue of allegiance and tradition, but for the independent voter who is looking on objectively, if you compare performance, the Jamaica Labour Party is way ahead,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 3, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness declared ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The Jamaica Labour Party will have a sizeable majority, much more significant than the majority [34-29] we currently have,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 3, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness added ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “This election is also about the thinking voter and what the thinking voter will do, so you will have the traditional, partisan voter but you will also have the thinking voter, and if you put all of that together what you come out with is a victory for the Jamaica Labour Party,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 3, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “It is clear that there is one party, one leader, that has demonstrated the competence and ability to deliver to the people of Jamaica, and that is the Jamaica Labour Party,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, August 31, 2020 10:04:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “We have done very well in the provision of housing solutions, far better than the previous administrations,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, August 31, 2020 10:04:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “This is a very serious commitment to the youth of Jamaica. Housing is a very important investment that young people should make at the start of their lives,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, August 31, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness stated : “We will get the young people of this country in tune with the fourth industrial revolution, so that we will not just be mere consumers of technology, but creators of technology,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, August 30, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “This would be well outside the constitutional limit to call an election. Jamaica is still considered to be one of the countries that has managed the pandemic really well,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, August 30, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The truth is my hands are clean. I’ve worked hard … . I’ve presided over the construction of 22,000 houses, ... more roads in Jamaica than any other Government in recent history … ” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, August 30, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “We must go on with our society,” “We are now in the phase of the pandemic where the society has to learn to live with the disease” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, August 30, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness promises : “We will make the investment in our people to build back stronger, given the effects of COVID-19,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, August 30, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The truth is, the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) government in its first year created the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries. Why? Because we recognise that agriculture requires investment and technology to transform it,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, August 30, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness stated : “When I listen to Dr Phillips speak, it is as if he just came to the stage. Dr Philips has been there for more than two decades and so these problems have existed for a very long time,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, August 30, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “We will replicate this a hundred time over but not just for the big investor. These projects also include small farmers working in conjunction with big capital to deliver significant output,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, August 30, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told : “The JLP administration has put in the work over the last four year and half years that would justify a second term in the minds of Jamaicans,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, August 30, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “We would have loved to be out there in the field interacting with our people,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, August 30, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The pandemic will only end when there is a vaccine. This may be a year and a half to two years, according to some experts, [and] this would be well outside the constitutional limits to call an election. Jamaica is still considered to be one of the countries that has managed the pandemic extremely well, and in fact we have one of the lowest mortality rates [per capita],” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, August 30, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “For him [Slowley] to do that shows that he has a genuine love, care and concern for the people. That he garnered so many votes shows people love, respect him, and take him seriously …” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, August 30, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “No one is going to be treated with any exemption, so all Jamaicans have a duty, and those who have public ear and influence in the public sphere have an even greater (responsibility),” External link

nationnews Saturday, August 29, 2020 5:56:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness disse ( about Usain Bolt ) : “Há relatos de uma actividade relacionada com Usain Bolt. Todos esses assuntos estão a ser investigados a fundo e a Polícia fará um relatório num futuro próximo” External link

jornaldeangola Friday, August 28, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Usain Bolt ) : “There are a number of pictures and videos that have been circulating of parties with no mask-wearing, no social distancing, etc… There is also an activity relating to Usain Bolt. Now, these matters are all being thoroughly investigated and the police will give a report on the matter in the near future,” External link

antiguaobserver Wednesday, August 26, 2020 11:53:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : "These matters are all being thoroughly investigated and the police will give a report on these matters in near future," External link

themirror Wednesday, August 26, 2020 4:40:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness told ( about Usain Bolt ) : "There are reports of an activity related to Usain Bolt," External link

news18 Wednesday, August 26, 2020 2:04:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness told ( about Usain Bolt ) : “There are reports of an activity related to Usain Bolt,” External link

ngrguardiannews Wednesday, August 26, 2020 1:55:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “I know that education is taking place in the country. We also know that there are areas that are not served by the Internet or access by other remote methods, and we are working with great speed and alacrity to have that done,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 26, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness disse ( about Usain Bolt ) : "Há relatos de uma atividade relacionada a Usain Bolt" External link

em Wednesday, August 26, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told ( about Usain Bolt ) : "There are reports of an activity related to Usain Bolt," External link

ibtimes Wednesday, August 26, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “These matters are all being thoroughly investigated and the police will give a report on these matters in near future,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, August 25, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness declared : “We’ve done that in record time,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, August 25, 2020 11:39:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “No one is going to be treated with any exemption, so all Jamaicans have a duty, and those who have public ear and influence in the public sphere have an even greater (responsibility),” External link

caycompass Tuesday, August 25, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness told ( about Usain Bolt ) : “There are reports of an activity related to Usain Bolt,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Tuesday, August 25, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Usain Bolt ) : “There are reports of an activity related to Usain Bolt,” “These matters are all being thoroughly investigated and the police will give a report on these matters in near future” External link

taipeitimes Tuesday, August 25, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness disse : "A polícia está investigando todos os aspectos deste assunto (festa). Ninguém está sendo tratado com isenção ou tratamento especial. Todos os jamaicanos têm um dever. Todos os que estão na esfera pública têm um dever ainda maior" External link

bemparana Tuesday, August 25, 2020 7:35:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “These matters are all being thoroughly investigated and the police will give a report on these matters in near future,” External link

nypost Tuesday, August 25, 2020 5:52:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness told ( about Usain Bolt ) : “There are reports of an activity related to Usain Bolt,” External link

manilastandardtoday Tuesday, August 25, 2020 3:40:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness told ( about Usain Bolt ) : "There are reports of an activity related to Usain Bolt," External link

koreatimes Tuesday, August 25, 2020 3:21:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Even within the curfew hours, we will put in place an order which will give the police the authority to, if you are seen loitering in a public space, you could be required to return home,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 25, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “More and more it appears that more needs to be made of it. We intend to increase significantly the levels of enforcement and prosecution, particularly for persons who have been allowed to enter the island and are not maintaining the quarantine,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 25, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told ( about Usain Bolt ) : "There are reports of an activity related to Usain Bolt," External link

BangkokPost Tuesday, August 25, 2020 11:40:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told ( about Usain Bolt ) : "There are reports of an activity related to Usain Bolt," External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, August 25, 2020 10:52:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told ( about Usain Bolt ) : "There are reports of an activity related to Usain Bolt," External link

ibtimes Tuesday, August 25, 2020 10:47:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “No one is going to be treated with any exemption, so all Jamaicans have a duty, and those who have public ear and influence in the public sphere have an even greater (responsibility),” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, August 25, 2020 10:19:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told ( about Usain Bolt ) : "There are reports of an activity related to Usain Bolt," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, August 25, 2020 9:17:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told ( about Usain Bolt ) : "There are reports of an activity related to Usain Bolt," External link

afp-en Tuesday, August 25, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness says : “There was a great deal of fatigue,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, August 22, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told : “In general, we have managed fairly well. A few issues have been raised with us having to do with market days and shopping days, and so forth. Those we will refine...and when we come with the new order we will be able to have measures that will be more satisfactory to the people who are under quarantine in those communities,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, August 21, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Tony's life exemplified service, having served in many sectors including politics. Tony ran as a candidate for the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) in 1972. His service to our nation spanned more than 60 years,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, August 21, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Tony Hart ) : “I extend heartfelt condolence to Tony's family and friends,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, August 21, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “We will renew your communities. We have already started,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, August 20, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told : “This constituency, we believe, is also one of those we are looking to pick up. We are on this tour, which we believe is important, to show residents that we understand their plight and are providing a good candidate to make that happen,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, August 20, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told : “Last night (Monday night), very late, I got a text from Pearnel [Charles] Jr about the murder of one of his workers. Pearnel, being a lawyer, was very careful not to ascribe blame, but it was very clear that he was deeply hurt and that he holds the view there is some kind of political motivation behind it,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, August 20, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Unlike others, we know what to do to manage the coronavirus,” External link

antiguaobserver Thursday, August 20, 2020 4:24:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness declared : “The truth is, if the PNP was managing the country during COVID it would be much worse, and nobody can question that. Their history and track record show you,” External link

antiguaobserver Thursday, August 20, 2020 4:24:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “New Zealand has reserves; they can go into extended lockdown. That’s their decision. Jamaica can’t,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 19, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness declared : “We are transitioning from the containment of the pandemic to learning to live with COVID, so you have to go on with your life,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, August 19, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness added : “This is something that you are going to hear for the next year. This is something that you are going to have to integrate into our school curriculum, this is something that you will have to see more ads [for] during the campaign,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, August 19, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness added : “The truth is, if the PNP was managing the country during COVID it would be much worse, and nobody can question that. Their history and track record show you,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, August 19, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness declared : “So the public can rest assured that even in the campaign, if measures are necessary, I am prepared to take them,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, August 19, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “I don't read the polls that come out for good reason, because every human being can be distracted by these things; it can feed your ego,” “I have been around when the polls were very low for me and I didn't let it affect me. And now the polls, I hear, are very high I'm still not letting them affect me,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, August 19, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness argued ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “What is happening is that Jamaica is evolving and our institutions and laws are changing much faster than the actors within those institutions. And so while we are changing the laws and institutions, much work needs to be done on changing the culture,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, August 19, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : "I'm worried that there is a strategy by the Opposition of confrontation," External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 19, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness declared : “This means that the political parties must exercise great care and caution and our supporters must understand that we cannot conduct a campaign in the routine normal way, that this campaign is a COVID-19 campaign and that the protocols must and will be strictly observed,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, August 18, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness stated : “We will be monitoring these communities closely because cases have popped up that are not epidemiologically linked, which means we can't trace the source. Not that there are many cases, but the fact that you have seen a case where you can't trace the source could suggest that there is a general spread, and you want to be sure. We are being very cautious,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 18, 2020 9:57:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness urged : “We will be efficient, and we will be peaceful,” “We are having an election in a pandemic… it is important that politics does not become a cause of the spread… I decided to announce this in the House, the people's House, not a House of disunity, and I am asking that we are united as a country, as one people” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, August 17, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Barbados Prime ) : “During this period, he led the transformation of the economy and instituted other important changes to make the country more resilient and structurally sound. He was also an astute politician and that was seen in his successes at the polls. The people of Jamaica mourn with our brothers and sisters in Barbados at the passing of a regional leader and great servant of the people,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, August 16, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness argued : “But it was also established for another purpose. If we are to integrate upfront the security element in social intervention you need personnel…otherwise you are going to rely (solely) on force…and you will not be able to have effective intervention if you are using force,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, August 14, 2020 9:20:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “This project will connect to the pipe that we already laid along the Mandela Highway. It will replace the old mains along Spanish Town Road to Blake Road and this will ensure that the proper water pressure and consistent supply of water can reach the communities along that area and go as far as to Central Kingston,” “That will mean a dramatic change in the condition under which people live in these communities. It will mean an absolute improvement in their quality of life,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, August 13, 2020 7:40:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “This new main that is laid will last us another 60 years before we will have to do any significant maintenance to it, so we consider this to be a nation building project. Putting in this main will allow for greater investment and greater expansion of residential and commercial development along that corridor, which will be complemented by the roads that are in place, the sewerage system that we have put in place and, of course, the improvement in telecommunications,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, August 13, 2020 7:40:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “I appeal to the Jamaican people to let us remain united. Let us remain as one people. There are always differences in opinion, and you have in your democracy the right to vote as you choose, but you can do so agreeably, peacefully and responsibly. Let us do it together as one people,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, August 12, 2020 2:57:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness charged : “I now see it necessary to seek another mandate from the people,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 12, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness stated : “We will be quick, we will be efficient, we will be peaceful,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 12, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness declared ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “We are in uncertain times, going through a crisis of unprecedented magnitude and a crisis that has had global impact and that has taken many lives. We have not been spared, but as a people who believe in God, and in the grace of God, we know that Jamaica will recover stronger,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 12, 2020 9:29:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness added ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “We are a resilient people. Through our own works and with strong faith in God, I am sure that if we remain unified as a people, set aside divisiveness and petty differences, and focus on that critical pathway to recovery, then we will achieve the new Jamaica that we have always desired and so justly deserve,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 12, 2020 9:29:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness commented : “After each event, whether it is arson, a hurricane, an accident or an earthquake, what is amazing about this church, for us who are alive to see it, is that the church has rebuilt stronger. After every crisis, every setback, every devastation, the members of the church have never lost the spirit to rebuild,” “There is a lesson for the nation that this church represents. We can recover, and this church is a symbol of recovery” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 12, 2020 9:29:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness urged ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The time has come now for you to make the right decision and the right choice to give your support to the Jamaica Labour Party, and I am here today to endorse Miss Hamilton and to ask you for your support,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 12, 2020 9:29:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness added : “You are going to get a political representative who is not going to sit and wait on things to happen. You are going to get a political representative who is going to make things happen in the constituency of Northern Trelawny. She will make things happen for the town of Falmouth,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 12, 2020 9:29:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told : “The time has come for a change to happen, a change for the better, and you have a candidate, a lady who is a daughter of the soil, born and grow here,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 12, 2020 9:29:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “I now see it necessary to seek another mandate from the people,” External link

stabroeknews Wednesday, August 12, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “I now see it necessary to seek another mandate from the people,” External link

antiguaobserver Wednesday, August 12, 2020 3:40:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness explained : “And that is why I am here asking for an extension, bearing in mind that the strategy that we have put in place, once the SOE is taken away, then the workload of the police would be increased because the military would not be able to operate on its own without the police presence,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 11, 2020 12:02:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “I know that they [Comrades] have no leadership. If they had leadership, leadership wouldn't tell them to come here and do that; leadership would tell them that if they come here, they should wear their mask,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 11, 2020 12:02:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “As leader of this country, I will never engage in a politics that will make my people uncivil to each other. And anyone who is a subscriber to the Jamaica Labour Party, you will know that you do not have my support if another political party is having an event and you turn up and disturb it. You will not have my support; you do not have my support for that. The time for antagonistic and confrontational politics is over,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 11, 2020 12:02:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “This town has, for many years, voted one way, and they can scarcely show what is the benefit of that loyalty. But nothing lasts forever, and I feel, as I stand in the square today [yesterday], that there is a change happening with Tova,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 11, 2020 12:02:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness told ( about Jamaica Labour ) : "Anyone who is a subscriber to the Jamaica Labour Party, you will know that you do not have my support if another political party is having their event and you turn up and disturbed it; you do not have my support," External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, August 11, 2020 12:00:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness insisted : "The time for antagonistic and confrontational politics is over," External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, August 11, 2020 12:00:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : "As I see my PNP friends here, I look into their eyes as I look into yours, and I see that they have no confidence. Not only do they have no confidence, they have no leadership," "If they had leadership, leadership would not have allowed them to come out here; and if they come here, they must wear their masks," External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, August 11, 2020 12:00:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Economic growth is dependent upon you the people having water not just for the convenience, but is also for the economy of the country for those people who need water for irrigation,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, August 10, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “There are communities in areas that support the Government and areas that don’t support the Government that are in need of water, and we do not choose where we make our investment in water by how people vote,” “That must never be the case, and every single Jamaican can be assured that the Government is making the investment in water according to strategic priorities” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, August 10, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : "They are looking for a candidate that will re-ignite their interests in the Labour party and I believe that Tameika Davis is that candidate," External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, August 9, 2020 9:28:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness added : “when the BPO outbreak took place we didn't have any (protocols). We had to put in for the BPO's and for other businesses. Now, we have protocols for the churches, it was not followed,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, August 9, 2020 8:48:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness stated : “So, there will be no special favour or special preference because it was a church person who breached the rules,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, August 9, 2020 8:48:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness stated : “I believe the Church has been doing a very good job on this, especially the larger established churches that I have interacted with. They were proactive. They did not wait on the Government to take action,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, August 9, 2020 8:48:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “So Jamaica, more than other countries, must learn very quickly to live with COVID-19. That is the reality. We must learn how to live with this disease. When there is an outbreak the effective strategy is to close and prevent movement, the most effective strategy. But, it is the most deleterious on the economy because you not only stop the spread of the virus, but you shut down your economy, literally,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, August 9, 2020 8:48:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Our success can easily become our failure. If we believe that because we have had such low death rates and relatively low numbers in terms of overall infection and that the worst has passed, then we are only fooling ourselves and lulling ourselves into a sense of complacency which will bring in a second wave, which could be potentially more dangerous than the first. We have seen this happen in many countries before,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, August 9, 2020 8:48:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told : "Those who breach the rules will be actively prosecuted. There will be no special favour or special preference because it was a church person [who] breached the rules," External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, August 9, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : "I am certain that the security forces are doing their investigations to bring this matter up for prosecution, " External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, August 9, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness added : "It's a very difficult thing for the government to try and regulate and I will tell you upfront that I am very reluctant to place regulations on the church, because I believe that the church has the ability and the moral duty to regulate themselves," External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, August 9, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : "If you keep following the rules, we will continue to enjoy the benefits of going to the market, supermarket and even to fellowship with each other in church," External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, August 9, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Our success can easily become our failure. If we believe that because we have had such low death rates and relatively low numbers in terms of overall infections and that the worst has passed, then we are only fooling ourselves and lulling ourselves into a sense of complacency, which will bring on a second wave, which could potentially be even more dangerous than the first,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, August 8, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “We now have more information, knowledge, science, and technology than ever before in the history of mankind, and we will overcome this pandemic. What is a challenge, and what may be in question, is whether or not we have the discipline to do it,” “The secret to overcoming the pandemic, therefore, is not just the science, the information, and the technology. The secret is the will of the people. Recoveries can only happen if we have the will to follow the rules” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, August 8, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “We should reach the point where everybody has potable water, meaning water that you can drink and use to do your domestic chores with, in your homes. To wait 30 years to turn the tap in your yard and see water, we understand it. Water is life,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, August 8, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “as we celebrate our Independence, remain resilient [and] strong” External link

jis Friday, August 7, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness informed : “As of yesterday, we have had 40 persons hospitalized including suspected positive cases of COVID-19. We’ve also had 10 persons isolated in a Government facility, 79 isolated at home, two quarantined in a government facility, and 23,449 persons quarantined at home,” External link

jis Friday, August 7, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness declared : “We have spent a lot of time and effort and resources on moral suasion asking you, the citizens, appealing to your good conscience and your reasonableness, to observe the protocols. With what is happening now, I think we are at the limit with moral suasion,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, August 7, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “I am certainly convinced in my mind that the only way we are going to be able to confront this disease, keep our economy going, ensure that we can recover from this recession, and remain healthy is to prosecute those who deliberately go out of their way to ignore the law and place all of us at risk,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, August 7, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Criminals profit when there is a divide in strategy and policy in the Government,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness added : “A new Jamaica is emerging, filled with hope and optimism,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, August 6, 2020 11:00:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “You may be wondering why I choose to deliver my remarks in my mask,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, August 6, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness added : “We are not going to take any chances with this COVID thing. We have been trying to balance lives and livelihood, but you can't have any livelihood if you are dead,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, August 6, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness concluded : “Something is in the air. You will hear more, but until such time,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 5, 2020 11:40:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Yes, people are still quarrelling about water; they need water [and] they are complaining bitterly. But when you check it out, the Government has also done significantly better than previously in providing water supply,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, August 5, 2020 8:35:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness added : “Today I am pleased to see that our efforts are bearing fruit and that I can stand here and say that the commitments I made when I was seeking your votes during the [2016] campaign, those commitments are being fulfilled as we speak,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, August 5, 2020 8:35:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “But as I was getting dressed this morning a look on my shoes rack and I see my Desert Clarks and I decided to just take it out and decided to feel it out. The little walking that I do, it feel comfortable, so I going to give it a little more walk,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, August 5, 2020 8:35:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness added : “Something is in the air, and I feel it too. You will hear more but, until such time,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, August 5, 2020 8:35:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “So, as your prime minister, I know that there is a lot of talk about election but I can't deal with elections until I am certain that we are putting in place the measures to ensure that that young lady who works in the fast food industry can get back her job and return to her full pay,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, August 5, 2020 8:35:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness added ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “And I have seen where there are some green shoots; even in the midst of the pandemic some green shoots are appearing in the economy. We are seeing signs of what we call resilience. An' nuh mek nobody fool yu about Jamaica — we have gone through crisis, after crisis, after crisis, hardship and difficulty, but we are perennial. We are strong and we are resilient and we will recover stronger,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, August 5, 2020 8:35:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Our children must not be discriminated against, or deprived of their right to an education on the basis of their hairstyle. This government does not believe that there should be any law which could be interpreted to deny access to a citizen merely on the basis of their hairstyle. We have, as a rights sensitive government, always maintained that our children must not be discriminated against, nor deprived of their right to an education because of socio-economic issues, such inability to afford school fees; or socio-cultural issues such as their hairstyle” External link

stabroeknews Sunday, August 2, 2020 10:39:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “While we await the written judgement to determine the basis of the ruling issued by our Supreme Court, which by media reports, have suggested that the child’s constitutional rights were not breached. This Government does not believe that there should be any law, which could be interpreted to deny access to a citizen merely on the basis of their hairstyle. We have, as a rights sensitive Government, always maintained that our children must not be discriminated against, nor deprived of their right to an education because of socio-economic issues – such [as] inability to afford the school fees, or socio-cultural issues such as their hairstyle,” External link

antiguaobserver Sunday, August 2, 2020 9:22:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Our children must not be discriminated against, or deprived of their right to an education on the basis of their hairstyle. This government does not believe that there should be any law which could be interpreted to deny access to a citizen merely on the basis of their hairstyle. We have, as a rights sensitive government, always maintained that our children must not be discriminated against, nor deprived of their right to an education because of socio-economic issues, such inability to afford school fees; or socio-cultural issues such as their hairstyle” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, August 2, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “They continue in Parliament and they are occupying the lands. They have no documentation. They do business there. They are using the Government's electricity… So we are going through the land and we are seeing many of them from that pot,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, August 2, 2020 8:40:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “We have come across many people in the pot who have been jumping up and shouting and criticising our steaming kettle, and there are persons there who are presently occupying Government land without paying rent or any form of remedies, who are doing business there, who are not paying any light bill, and who have been asked to do so but haven't done so,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, August 2, 2020 8:40:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “While we await the written judgement to determine the basis of the ruling issued by our Supreme Court, which by media reports, have suggested that the child’s constitutional rights were not breached. This Government does not believe that there should be any law which could be interpreted to deny access to a citizen merely on the basis of their hairstyle. We have, as a rights-sensitive Government, always maintained that our children must not be discriminated against, nor deprived of their right to an education because of socio-economic issues - such inability to afford school fees, or socio-cultural issues such as their hairstyle,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, August 2, 2020 7:24:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “The men and women of the JDF have responded to the call to service in an era where the common enemy is not only violent crimes but also an invisible virus,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, August 1, 2020 9:15:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness told : “You, the taxpayers, need to know that what the Government says it costs is actually what it costs,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, July 31, 2020 11:08:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Many of us are out of work. We notice that the traffic in the market is less. We notice that the money we use to get from our hustling, that is less, and it is the case right across the world. So we, as a Jamaican people, now have to decide how we are going to recover towards this new Jamaica that we all want,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, July 31, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness declared : “So, as your prime minister, I know that there is a lot of talk about election but I can't deal with elections until I am certain that we are putting in place the measures to ensure that that young lady, who works in the fast-food industry, can get back her job and return to her full pay,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, July 31, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness declared : “So you are dreaming of a new Jamaica, a land of peace and love and prosperity, and I am visioning your dreams and I am taking those visions and turning them into plans, and plans into policy, and policy into execution, and execution into delivery of the dreams that you, the people of Jamaica, so well deserve and [for] so long [have] want[ed] to see,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, July 31, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness added : “And, I have seen where there are some green shoots — even in the midst of the pandemic — some green shoots are appearing in the economy. We are seeing signs of what we call resilience. And nuh mek nobody fool you about Jamaica, we have gone through crisis after crisis after crisis, hardship and difficulty, but we are perennial. We are strong and we are resilient, and we will recover stronger,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, July 31, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “I am concerned that a number of people are not strictly observing the home quarantine orders and I have asked the JCF to exercise greater vigilance and charge persons who are found to be in breach. I have been informed that 50 cases of breaches are now under investigations and nearing investigations and we can expect the first set of charges within a couple of days,” External link

stabroeknews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:10:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “We are seeing the pictures on Facebook and Instagram. So unless you can prove to us that those pictures were taken two years or three years ago, they become very good evidence for prosecution,” External link

stabroeknews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:10:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness asserted : “I am concerned that a number of persons are not strictly observing the home quarantine order and I have asked the JCF to exercise greater vigilance and charge persons who are found to be in breach,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, July 29, 2020 11:23:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness warned : “If those measures are not followed faithfully, if it is that we are informed that there is not strict observations of the protocols, we will tighten the measures,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, July 29, 2020 11:23:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Owen Arthur ) : "Owen Arthur was passionate about his country and the dream of regional integration," External link

startribune Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:40:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Owen Arthur ) : “Owen Arthur was passionate about his country and the dream of regional integration,” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Owen Arthur ) : “Owen Arthur was passionate about his country and the dream of regional integration,” External link

tribtown Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:11:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “For that to happen, we need to reclaim the town. And what is happening is that your lovely, peaceful, historic town is taking on urban characteristics, and congestion is limiting your potential for growth and development,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:55:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “If there are those who feel that COVID-19 'stop keep', meaning that there is no longer a threat of the virus, I would wish to very quickly remind them that in other countries they are going through their second wave, and it is spiking at exponential rates,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, July 28, 2020 9:03:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : “Owen Arthur was passionate about his country and the dream of regional integration. In the 1990s and early 2000s he helped to shape the political scene in the region. I extend sincere condolence to the family of Owen Arthur and the people of Barbados,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, July 28, 2020 9:03:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness added : “The station is equipped with a fully functional kitchen and other amenities for officers who will have to spend more than eight hours on the premises. Indeed, you will have officers who will reside on premises. Before I came here, I stopped at Buff Bay. The work being done there (on the station) is projected to cost $95 million. In Buff Bay, we are constructing a multi-storey building to house the police station, inclusive of living quarters for the police and a 40-man cell facility,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, July 27, 2020 9:57:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said : "The government is serious about increasing the fleet and therefore increasing the service," External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, July 24, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness added : “There is much work to be done to create the Jamaican with the highest level of socio-emotional intelligence, competencies and skills” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, July 24, 2020 8:33:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness said ( about Michael Manley ) : “So let me be clear to my friends and otherwise that I respect and love Michael Manley, and I value his work and his contribution to making us who we are. That can never be devalued, and I want to, therefore, put that to rest,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, July 23, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness anunció : “La ONU y sus Estados miembros lanzaron hoy una** alianza con actores clave**, incluidos el sector privado y la sociedad civil. Nuestro propósito es facilitar un proceso que dé lugar a soluciones concretas a la emergencia en curso” External link

reliefWeb Friday, May 29, 2020 3:28:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness indiqué : "La Jamaïque estime qu'un système multilatéral basé sur les règles est nécessaire à notre développement économique" External link

french-news Wednesday, November 6, 2019 4:47:00 AM EAT

Andrew Holness indiqué : "La Jamaïque estime qu'un système multilatéral basé sur les règles est nécessaire à notre développement économique" External link

french.china.org.cn Tuesday, November 5, 2019 11:25:00 PM EAT

Andrew Holness déclaré : “Des gens vont peut être résister et nous demandons à nos citoyens d’obtempérer. C’est dans leur propre intérêt car cela économisera des ressources qui seront précieuses durant la période d’urgence, quand ce sera plus difficile de réagir” External link

euronews-fr Sunday, October 2, 2016 10:03:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
prime minister43.75%EN12/10/201710/12/2017
minister43.42%EN12/10/201710/12/2017
finance minister0.11%EN12/10/201710/12/2017
leader6.74%EN09/19/201719/09/2017
prime minister of jamaica0.26%EN09/16/201716/09/2017
minister of jamaica0.11%EN09/16/201716/09/2017
ministre1.81%FR09/02/201702/09/2017
primer ministro de jamaica0.11%ES01/25/201725/01/2017
ministro de jamaica0.11%ES01/25/201725/01/2017
minister of education youth and information0.02%EN01/10/201710/01/2017
head of the government0.02%EN01/06/201706/01/2017
labour party leader0.04%EN11/29/201629/11/2016
security minister0.02%EN10/30/201630/10/2016
minister of local government0.02%EN10/09/201609/10/2016
foreign minister0.02%EN10/06/201606/10/2016
primer ministro0.11%ES10/02/201602/10/2016
ministro0.06%ES10/02/201602/10/2016
commissioner0.02%EN09/25/201625/09/2016
minister of education0.02%EN09/01/201601/09/2016
elected minister of education0.02%EN09/01/201601/09/2016
local government minister0.02%EN07/29/201629/07/2016
house leader0.04%EN07/15/201615/07/2016
minister of defence0.02%EN06/20/201620/06/2016
prime. minister0.02%EN06/01/201601/06/2016
leader0.15%SA08/29/201429/08/2014
opposition leader2.26%EN12/04/201304/12/2013
jamaica labor party leader0.06%EN11/13/201313/11/2013
current leader0.22%EN11/12/201312/11/2013
former prime minister0.28%EN11/11/201311/11/2013
former education minister0.06%EN11/02/201302/11/2013
Names Lang Count
Andrew HolnessEN81.31%
Andrew HolnessFR7.31%
Andrew HolnessDE5.29%
Andrew HolnessEU5.29%
Andrew HolnessES0.40%
Andrew HolnessPT0.17%
Andrew HolnessSA0.11%
ANDREW HolnessEN0.11%
Andrew HolnessPL0.00%


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Asim Ahmed said ( about Andrew Holness ) : “Jamaica can be rightly proud of the commitment made to further action to combat the impact of global warming. It is one of the first Caribbean countries to commit to ambitious action in the lead-up to the United Nations Climate Change Conference that Glasgow will host in November 2021,” “Prime Minister [Andrew] Holness has a track record of engagement, both within the country and in the international arena, highlighting the risks as well as specific opportunities for mitigation and action, including climate finance” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, October 23, 2020 12:28:00 AM EAT

Olivia Grange said ( about Andrew Holness ) : "I have received the approval of Prime Minister Andrew Holness to proceed with plans for the interment of Toots Hibbert in National Heroes Park. I deeply appreciate the consideration of the Hyatt family in this matter. Toots is without question one of the pioneers of reggae music. He has even been credited with giving the genre its name. He is a national treasure whose humble demeanour and affable personality belied his towering global stature. Interment in National Heroes Park will suitably memorialise his contribution to Jamaica and reignite the unity in his family, among his peers and his fans which is required at this time," External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, October 18, 2020 6:42:00 AM EAT

Marlene Malahoo Forte said ( about Andrew Holness ) : “What the COVID-19 pandemic has shown us, we will have to sit down and look very quickly before the next set of elections are called about how to make other options available to voters,” “I favoured early voting, not just for the security forces and election day workers, but to other persons, and I know that Prime Minister Andrew Holness will sit down with the team and ensure that life is made easier for the people who have to engage in the democratic process” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:47:00 AM EAT

Horace Chan said ( about Andrew Holness ) : “The mood is for Andrew to stay as prime minister,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, September 3, 2020 9:57:00 AM EAT

Bill Johnson said ( about Andrew Holness ) : “Favourable perceptions of Prime Minister Andrew Holness have started to come back down to earth,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, August 28, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

Floyd Green said ( about Andrew Holness ) : “What does that really means? It means that a community like Flower Hill that has never had water for 38 years now has water. Parts of eastern Hanover … 48 years, they now have water. I live to see Andrew Holness come to Junction Square, turn on a pipe and water flowed,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 26, 2020 11:57:00 PM EAT

Gerard Mitchell said ( about Andrew Holness ) : “The momentum is not with the PNP and it probably has to do with leadership… the PNP was there [in power] for 18 years and people still believe that they want to see a younger person in leadership, and that's why so many people are gravitating to him [Holness]. It's not because he is good, it's just because of age, people prefer to see a younger person...,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, August 24, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Easton Douglas said ( about Andrew Holness ) : “I have had great success in mobilising the supporters of the JLP to come out to support my programmes and to support the prime minister, Most Honourable Andrew Holness. I think that there is a lot that they are looking forward to, in terms of effective representation and proper governance,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, August 20, 2020 9:20:00 AM EAT

Robert Montague said ( about Andrew Holness ) : "The central executive, led by the party leader [Prime Minister Andrew Holness], encouraged each candidate in their campaign team to appoint a COVID-19 protocol officer. That person's job is to ensure that the protocols are observed at all aspects of the campaign," External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, August 10, 2020 12:40:00 AM EAT

Matthew Samuda said ( about Andrew Holness ) : “We have a formidable structure led by the juggernaut Andrew Holness,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 5, 2020 11:40:00 AM EAT