Category: Press Releases

  • NDM Asks why the Rush To A General Election?

    The National Democratic Movement [NDM] is deeply concerned that the PNP is in an indecent haste to call a general election when the country is in a deplorable state of affairs. The health services, national security, job creation, the economy, the devaluing dollar, poor education system, drought, water lock offs, low agricultural production are among […]

  • Jamaica Health Service – A Disgrace!

    The National Democratic Movement [NDM] is saddened to know that a competent doctor, administrator and humanitarian, Dr. Trevor McCarty has resigned from the University Hospital of the West Indies [UHWI]. His resignation seems to be one of the fall-outs from the infection and deaths of many babies in the hospital. The NDM is calling on […]

  • NDM says ‘the People Must Decide’

    The National Democratic Movement notes with great interest the unusual news release issued by eight [8] interest groups in an attempt to thwart the peoples’ participation in a highly significant decision of utmost important and concern to them. The PNP for years has been trying to remove the Privy Council for the equally foreign Caribbean […]

  • NDM requests answers from the NWC

    The National Democratic Movement (NDM) is most concerned about the recent announcement by the National Water Commission (NWC) that some communities will be receiving piped water twice (2) per week. For example, in the Hope Pasture’s area it is Monday and Saturdays. That is unacceptable! The people who live in all the affected communities cannot […]

  • Press Release On Bunting’s Outburst

    In light of recent remarks by the National Security Minister Peter Bunting, the NDM has issued the following release: The NDM would like answers to the following simple questions: Is National Security Minister Bunting suffering a meltdown or mental fatigue? His wild, angry, emotional outburst over the weekend, as he lashed out at the Opposition […]

  • NDM wants questions answered on PNP NE St Ann Controversy

    The National Democratic Movement is calling on the MP for St. Ann North Eastern to be more open and transparent with the Jamaican people on recent developments in her constituency. The NDM is asking whether or not there is any link between the reported withdrawal of support of an influential PNP “Top Man” in the […]

  • No Reduction of Powers of INDECOM

    In light of recent comments by DPP Paula Llewellyn, National Security Minister Peter Bunting and Justice Minister Mark Golding, the National Democratic Movement (NDM) has reiterated that, the Independent Commission for Investigations (INDECOM), as a creature of Parliament does not need any oversight body as it reports to and is accountable to Parliament which should […]

  • NDM calls for smaller increases in Passport Fees

    In response to the massive increase in the prices of passports (as high as 48%), the National Democratic Movement is calling on the government and the PICA to either reduce the rate of the increases or extend the effective date for the increases to the end of June 2015. The NDM is of the view […]

  • Let the People Decide

    The National Democratic Movements appeals to all Members of Parliament and Senators to vote to “Let the People Decide” on the issue of the Caribbean Court of Appeal (CCJ) The NDM believes that this important issue on the system of Justice for the People of Jamaica; that decision must be decided by the people. The […]

  • The Opposition Leader Should Now Do The Honourable Thing

    The National Democratic Movement (NDM) is not surprised or unhappy that the Court of Appeal has supported the decision of the Supreme Court. The ruling of the Court has now placed the Leader of the Opposition, Andrew Holness, in a most untenable situation. The NDM is calling on Mr Holness to do the honourable thing. […]