Category: Press Releases

  • Public Health Smoke Crisis in Kingston, St Andrew, Portmore & Environs!

    The National Democratic Movement is calling on Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller to immediately declare a public state of emergency for the corporate area and its environs in light of toxic smoke emanating from the city dump at Riverton City. The NDM also calls on both the Minister of Local Government and the head of […]

  • NDM says No to the Construction of IDB Office in Residential Community

    The National Democratic Movement is registering its opposition to the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) constructing their offices on a lot of land on Montrose Road, near to Vale Royal (the official residence of the Prime Minister of Jamaica) in the Seymour Lands area of South Eastern St. Andrew, otherwise referred to as “The Golden Triangle”. […]

  • The Opposition Leader Should Resign, in wake of Court’s Ruling on his Breach of the Constitution

    The National Democratic Movement (NDM) has hailed the decision of the Supreme Court, in its ruling handed down this morning, regarding the actions of the Leader of the Opposition, Andrew Holness, when he submitted undated resignation letters for at least two JLP Senators to the Governor General in 2013 after the party’s bitter leadership contest. […]

  • NDM Condemns St. Thomas Parish Council Members for Abusing Law & Order

    The National Democratic Movements strongly condemns the actions and utterances of members of the St. Thomas Parish Council, whom it believes were rude, disrespectful, out of order and insulting to the Jamaica Constabulary Force and in particular the St. Thomas Police. The NDM called upon the leadership of both the PNP and the JLP to immediately issue […]

  • A Crisis in Our Public Health Service

    The President of the National Democratic Movement, Peter Townsend is describing the present situation in the Public Health Service “A Crisis” and calls on the Prime Minister Mrs. Portia Simpson Miller to immediately declare a National Emergency for the country’s Public Health Service. The NDM President declared that the present PNP government has performed badly […]

  • Reduce Prices for All Gas Products

    The National Democratic Movement is again calling on the Government to pass on the significant savings on the massive reduction in the world market price of oil, to the people of Jamaica. The NDM has taken careful note of Minister Paulwell’s recent outburst in his failed attempts to blame the petrol marketing companies for the […]

  • Conduct of PM in NHT Board Saga

    Has Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller shamed Jamaica? The National Democratic Movement (NDM) notes with much consternation the response of Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller to calls for the dismissal of the beleaguered board of the National Housing Trust arising from the purchase of the Outameni property in Trelawny. The NDM feels that Jamaicans have […]

  • Deception in Parliament

    The National Democratic Movement is shocked, flabbergasted and dismayed that our Prime Minister in Parliament yesterday (11/11/14) misled the members of the House about the purchase of “Outameni”. The PM said that was the information she was given. Prime Minister Simpson-Miller said that the information she presented was what she was advised of, which means […]

  • PetroJam – Don’t Increase Fuel Prices Again

    The National Democratic Movement is calling on PetroJam NOT to increase the price of fuels again. Last week the prices were increased despite the facts. Fuel prices have been decreasing worldwide for the last six weeks The Jamaican & US dollars have been stable (remained low) for the last 7 weeks. Last week’s increase by […]

  • The Passing of Reggae Star John Holt

    October 20, 2014 The National Democratic Movement has expressed sadness and regrets on the passing of legendary Reggae singer John Holt, who died earlier today. The NDM hailed John Holt as one of the top Reggae singers of the 70s and early 80s, as lead singer for the chart topping group ‘The Paragons’ and as […]