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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Speeches

  • Contribution to the 2017/18 Budget Debate by Prime Minister Andrew Holness
    Posted on Tuesday 21st March, 2017

    Mr. Speaker, on rising I give all praise and Honour to the Almighty Father for bringing us here together and for sparing us, individually, as a Parliament and as a Nation, so that we can all gather here once again … Continued

  • 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

Swearing-in Programme

Cabinet Ministers