Swearing-in for the Most Honourable Andrew Holness, Prime Minister of Jamaica

Prime Minister's Profile

Andrew Michael Holness was born to working class parents on July 22, 1972 in Spanish Town. If his father who is a farmer and an espoused socialist from that era had his way, Andrew would have been named Michael in honour of former Prime Minister the Most Hon. Michael Manley's rise and victory at the polls that same year. Indeed several analysts have compared him in style to Michael Manley.

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Prime Minister's Standard

Inaugural Address

I recognize that I stand here today only by the grace of God. It has not been an easy journey to this podium, but earnest labour and fervent prayers conquer all. To God be the glory....

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  • Policy Speech Prime Minister Andrew Holness, ON, MP
    Posted on Thursday 5th January, 2017

    INTRODUCTORY REMARKS A New Year begins with new possibilities and new opportunities. Indeed, 2017 began with positive news of 2% growth in the third quarter marking the 7th consecutive quarter of growth of the Jamaican economy. Inflation is at historical … Continued

  • Emancipation Day Message by Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness
    Posted on Monday 1st August, 2016

    Fellow Jamaicans: As we mark Emancipation Day 2016, we reflect on the heroism, awe-inspiring courage and indomitable will of our forebears, as well as the legacy they have bequeathed to us. The daring of those who were insistent in demanding … Continued

Swearing-in Programme

Cabinet Ministers