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Portia Simpson Miller

The Most Honourable Portia Lucretia Simpson Miller O.N., M.P. became Jamaica’s seventh Prime Minister in March 2006 and was conferred with the Order of the Nation in May 2006. Mrs. Simpson Miller’s ascension to Jamaica’s highest political office, came after having … Continued

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Bernita Locke

Mrs. Bernita Locke is an experienced Human Resources Practitioner with over twenty five years service in the Private and Public Sectors.  She has been Director of Human Resources at the Jamaica Information Service since 2009. Prior to this appointment she … Continued

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Errol Gardner

Mr. Errol Gardner has over 28 years’ experience in the Public Service.  He has been the Director of Corporate Services at the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) since 2009. He has worked at the Ministry of Finance and PricewaterhouseCoopers in the … Continued

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Enthrose Campbell

Miss Enthrose Campbell, Director of Production since 2009, has been employed to the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) for the past 18 years, having been recruited as Editor in the Radio Department. She has had the distinction of serving in the … Continued

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Kenneth William Blackburne

Sir Kenneth William Blackburne, K.C.M.G. (1952), C.M.G. (1946), O.B.E. (1939), Captain-General and Governor-in-Chief of Jamaica and its Dependencies since December 18, 1957; Patron: Commodore Royal Jamaica Yacht Club; President Alliance Francaise de la Jamaique, Jamaica Flying Club Ltd., Order of … Continued

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Clifford Clarence Campbell

Sir Clifford Campbell, O.N., G.C.M.G., G.C.V.O., first Jamaican Governor-General of Jamaica, was born at Petersfield, Westmoreland, on June 28, 1892, to the late James Campbell, Civil Servant and Blanche, nee Ruddock. He was educated at Petersfield Elementary School from 1901 … Continued

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Florizel Augustus Glasspole

On the eve of nationhood, at a time when the people looked for men of courage and vision to provide inspired leadership, Florizel Augustus Glasspole offered himself in a lifetime of commitment and service to his fellow Jamaicans. From the … Continued

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Howard Felix Hanlan Cooke

The Most Honourable Sir Howard Felix Hanlan Cooke, ON, GCMG, GCVO, CD was born in Goodwill, St. James, on November 13, 1915. He is the son of David Brown Cooke and Mary Jane Minto. He was educated at elementary and … Continued

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Kenneth Octavius Hall

The Most Honourable Professor Sir Kenneth Octavius Hall, ON, GCMG, OJ, was appointed Governor-General of Jamaica on February 16, 2006. He is the fifth person, and fourth Jamaican, to hold this position since Independence in 1962. He is currently a … Continued

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Orette Bruce Golding

The Hon. Orette Bruce Golding EIGTH PRIME MINISTER: September 11, 2007 – 2011 Bruce Golding was born on December 5, 1947. He was educated at Alpha Primary School (1955-1957), St. George’s College (1958-1962) and Jamaica College (1963-1966). He entered the … Continued

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Percival Noel James Patterson

The Most Honourable Percival Noel James Patterson, ON, OCC, PC, QC SIXTH PRIME MINISTER: March 30, 1992 to March 30, 2006 Legacy Jamaica’s most successful politician at national level, breaking the ‘third-term’ barrier. His style of leadership is not to … Continued

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Edward Phillip George Seaga

The Most Hon. Edward Phillip George Seaga, ON, P.C., LL.D. (Hon.) FIFTH PRIME MINISTER: November 4- 1980 – Feb. 13, 1989 Legacy Local constituency organization and national cultural development are two areas of particular achievement for Edward Seaga. For forty … Continued

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Michael Norman Manley

The Most Honourable Michael Norman Manley, ON, OM, OCC FOURTH PRIME MINISTER: March 2, 1972 – November 4, 1980, and February 13, 1989 – March 30, 1992 Legacy He has impacted the nation with a greater sense of importance and … Continued

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Hugh Lawson Shearer

THE MOST HON. HUGH LAWSON SHEARER, ON,OJ MAY 18, 1923 – JULY 05, 2004 The Most Hon. Hugh Lawson Shearer, Jamaica’s third Prime Minister, was born in the village of Martha Brae just outside of Falmouth, Trelawny on May 18, … Continued

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William Alexander Bustamante

The Right Excellent Sir William Alexander Bustamante, G.B.E., LL.D (Hon.) FIRST PRIME MINISTER Aug. 6, 1962 – Feb. 27, 1967 NATIONAL HERO (1969) Legacy Shares with cousin Norman Washington Manley, the honour of being one of the two ‘Founding Fathers’ … Continued

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Sir Donald Burns Sangster

The Most Honourable Sir Donald Burns Sangster, ON, KCVO SECOND PRIME MINISTER Feb. 22, 1967 – April 11, 1967 Legacy Great social servant and Good steward of financial resources. He was a particularly loyal supporter of Sir Alexander and faithful … Continued

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Norman Washington Manley

The Right Excellent Norman Washington Manley, M.M., Q.C., B.C.L., LLD (Hon.) FIRST AND ONLY PREMIER: July 1959 – July 1962 NATIONAL HERO (1969) Legacy Shares with cousin Alexander Bustamante, the honour of being one of the two ‘Founding Fathers’ of … Continued

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Donna-Marie Rowe

Mrs. Donna-Marie Rowe is the Chief Executive Officer of the Jamaica Information Service having been promoted to this position in 2009. Previously she served as Public Relations Manager for seven years at the Agency. A Public Relations Specialist, with more … Continued

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Andrew Michael Holness

The Most Honourable Andrew Michael Holness was first elected as Member of Parliament (MP) to represent the Constituency of West Central St. Andrew in 1997, at the age of 25. Now in his fourth consecutive term as MP, Mr. Holness … Continued

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