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On February 25th 2016, Jamaicans chose the Jamaica Labour Party, to be the next government of Jamaica, with Andrew Holness as their leader.

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4100 Health Access Access
Not started Notstarted 4108 Health Access Construct hospital in Portmore Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 4104 Health Access Create a National Health Insurance Scheme called “The Wellness Plan” in 2 phases in order to provide basic health insurance for all Jamaicans. The plan will include introducing tax credit incentives on insurance premiums paid by employers and employees, and will target the elderly, poor and vulnerable persons in the first phase of the roll out. This will include persons receiving doctor's visits, in hospital visits, hospital outpatient visits, eye exams and other benefits. The NIS will target the 35 - 60 year old persons in the second phase of the roll out. This will include the following services: mammography, pap smears, colon & prostate cancer tests. Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 4109 Health Access Extend health services to include more preventative, diagnostic & specialist services. Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 4110 Health Access Facilities will be put in place to enable hospitals to accept health insurance payments Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 4103 Health Access Increase the number of community health workers Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 4102 Health Access Increase the number of mobile clinics Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 4106 Health Access Recruit workers from overseas to complement the local workforce. Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 4107 Health Access Restore the hospital health board structure which will aid in maximizing autonomy on personnel management, financial management and decision-making. Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 4105 Health Access Train more health care workers in specialist areas in short supply. Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 4101 Health Access Upgrade and equip health clinics and centres in strategic locations Start the discussion!
1800 Governance Accountability Accountability
Achieved 1803 Governance Accountability Financials for Prime minister Holness will be revealed with the filing of his Integrity Report for 2015 Start the discussion!
Broken 1801 Governance Accountability Every Minister will be given a 2 1/2 year consequential job letter setting out their key performance targets drawn from the manifesto towards economic growth and job creation Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 1802 Governance Accountability Immediately upon appointment Ministers will be given their targets of low-hanging, easily attainable changes they must make within the first 90 days of new Government Start the discussion!
5200 Economy Agriculture Agriculture
Not started Notstarted 5202 Economy Agriculture Establish agricultural economic zones Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 5206 Economy Agriculture Conduct brief study on the decline of the cocao industry Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 5207 Economy Agriculture Develop a programme, including technical support, for spices and herbs including tumeric, ginger, thyme, and sorrel, and fruits such as mangoes, guava, soursop, june plum, passion fruit, and avocado Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 5204 Economy Agriculture Expand Irrigation and processing plant in Bull Savannah Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 5203 Economy Agriculture Irrigation and processing plants in Flaggerman, Meyersville, New Forest, and Black River Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 5205 Economy Agriculture Re-establish production and marketing organisations (PMOs) to better coordinate extension services support, marketing efforts, and better linkages between different geographical areas, buyers and sellers, and the local and export markets Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 5201 Economy Agriculture Upgrade fresh food markets Start the discussion!
8300 Culture Artist Development Artist Development
Not started Notstarted 8302 Culture Artist Development Appoint a panel of leading Music Industry experts to discover, develop and promote young artists for global reach in the Industry Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 8301 Culture Artist Development Develop a Creative Industries and Entertainment Fund to facilitate incubation, development, promotion and marketing of leading young artists in various areas of Creative Industres and Entertainment Start the discussion!
6200 Infrastructure Aviation Aviation
Not started Notstarted 6201 Infrastructure Aviation Establish an Aerospace College at Vernamfield similar to the Caribbean Maritime Institute Start the discussion!
1100 Governance Civil Society & the Diaspora Civil Society & the Diaspora
Not started Notstarted 1101 Governance Civil Society & the Diaspora Reform the process by which persons are appointed to the Senate. Explore the possibility of including in the Senate three (3) independent representatives Start the discussion!
1200 Governance Corruption Prevention Corruption Prevention
Achieved 1201 Governance Corruption Prevention Create a single anti-corruption agency, revising the work already under way at Parliament, but making revisions to ensure its effectiveness.This single agency will absorb the: Corruption Prevention Commission Parliamentary Integrity Commission Office of the Contractor General Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 1204 Governance Corruption Prevention Introduction of mandatory disclosure of Integrity Reports by the Prime Minister, Leader of Opposition and Finance Minister Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 1202 Governance Corruption Prevention Require that reports of the Auditor General, Contractor General, Public Defender, Corruption Prevention Commission and Integrity Commission be debated within 30 days of submission to Parliament. Start the discussion!
In progress Inprogress 1203 Governance Corruption Prevention Start the legislative process to institute impeachment proceedings in Parliament to ensure that only members of unquestioned integrity sit in Parliament. Within the first 100 days Start the discussion!
8200 Culture Creative Industries Development Creative Industries Development
Not started Notstarted 8201 Culture Creative Industries Development Activate and invigorate the Culture and Creative Industries Council as an overarching mechanism for the integration and regulation of policies and programmes in this area Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 8202 Culture Creative Industries Development Collaborate with UTECH Design and Entrepenuerial Centre and the Edna Manley College for the development of regular programmes to upgrade and enhance the design elements of our Craft Sector, with assistance from Latin American partners Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 8203 Culture Creative Industries Development Include the Creative Industries and Entertainment sector within the National Export Strategy Start the discussion!
7100 Security Crime Crime
Not started Notstarted 7108 Security Crime Allocate 2% of the road maintenance budget to build out CCTV systems within the first year in office Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 7112 Security Crime Allocate 5% of the motor vehicle budget to buy adequate supplies of fast-moving service parts and panels to ensure fast return to service when vehicles require maintenance and repairs within the first two years Start the discussion!
Broken 7103 Security Crime Amend the Plea-Bargaining Law to increase the incentives for criminals to testify against their accomplices within the first 100 days Start the discussion!
In progress Inprogress 7107 Security Crime Construct or deploy 30 small Police Posts in areas identified as crime hot spots to place the police closer to where they are most needed within the first year in office Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 7106 Security Crime Declare “no crime zones” in critical public spaces for zero tolerance to punish even the smallest infraction of the law Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 7105 Security Crime Establish a minimum of 15 joint Police/Military posts in high ground areas with regular criminal activity within the first year in office Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 7110 Security Crime Implement policy whereby a minimum percentage of the national budget is invested in improving security and crime reduction Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 7114 Security Crime Implement policy whereby every housing development of 400 units or more must have a post to accommodate community Police officers who will be dedicated to keeping citizens in these communities safe and confident Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 7113 Security Crime Introduce a new supervisory rank between Corporal & Inspector to ensure effective supervision, accountability & attention to duty in areas of community policing, proximity policing, agro- & industrial protection, investigations & crime scene management & service delivery at police stations within the first two years Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 7104 Security Crime Introduce programs that will serve to ensure that prisons serve the purpose of reforming offenders & preventing violent criminals from continuing to commit crimes Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 7109 Security Crime Offer incentive for commercial companies to invest in CCTVs linked to the police network Start the discussion!
In progress Inprogress 7111 Security Crime Purchase 600 used motor vehicles and 400 motor bikes for the security forces to ensure uniformed and hidden patrols can reach every part of the country within the first two years Start the discussion!
Broken 7101 Security Crime Take steps within the first 100 days to enact or amend laws in order to increase the use of non-custodial sentences with strict supervision conditions, including electronic monitoring for non-violent offenders Start the discussion!
Broken 7102 Security Crime Take steps within the first 100 days to enact or amend laws in order to introduce mandatory minimum prison sentences for violent criminals and certain dangerous categories of crime Start the discussion!
2300 Youth Education Early Childhood Early Childhood
Not started Notstarted 2301 Youth Education Early Childhood Complete the Early Childhood Development Policy Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 2304 Youth Education Early Childhood Review the operations of the Early Childhood Commission with a view to improving oversight of the sector. Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 2302 Youth Education Early Childhood Roll out the Age 4 assessment programme across the island, ensuring that children’s challenges are detected earlier. Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 2303 Youth Education Early Childhood Strengthen the teaching of literacy and numeracy at the early childhood level to ensure readiness for Primary schools Start the discussion!
4200 Health Education Education
Not started Notstarted 4201 Health Education Encourage Jamaicans through widespread public education campaign “Eating right & Living Right” Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 4202 Health Education Intensify the National Immunization Drive with an aim to achieve 95% coverage within 5 years Start the discussion!
1300 Governance Elections Elections
In progress Inprogress 1301 Governance Elections Start legislative process to fix the date of General Elections to bring greater certainty to the political process. The date will be a date after the Budget and not before. Within the first 100 days Start the discussion!
6300 Infrastructure Energy Energy
Not started Notstarted 6305 Infrastructure Energy Conduct a strategic review at the Petrojam Refinery to ensure that it is serving its mandate to the people of Jamaica to ensure that fuel users pay the most competitive price for all types of fuel Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 6302 Infrastructure Energy Construct hydroelectric power projects, in particular the Mahogany Vale Project Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 6303 Infrastructure Energy Enforce energy efficiency standards and codes for appliances and buildings with the goal of reducing energy consumption in new buildings by 50% by 2020 and ensuring that all new buildings use zero net energy by 2025 Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 6301 Infrastructure Energy Offer tax credits and incentives to help businesses purchase solar equipment Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 6304 Infrastructure Energy Renegotiate JPS license to include provisions for net billing and power wheeling Start the discussion!
5400 Economy Energy Independence Energy Independence
Not started Notstarted 5401 Economy Energy Independence Diversify the fuel mix by increasing use and development of renewable energy sources to reduce dependence on imported oil with its cyclical price volatility, which continues to threaten prospects for economic growth Start the discussion!
6400 Infrastructure Environment Environment
Not started Notstarted 6404 Infrastructure Environment Implement energy efficiency programme in the Public Service with the target of reducing national demand for energy over a 5 year period. Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 6402 Infrastructure Environment Implement regular re-planting projects for deforested areas in watershed zones Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 6403 Infrastructure Environment Make the Cockpit Country a no-mining zone Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 6405 Infrastructure Environment Privatize the Riverton Landfill and set the stage for the ultimate relocation of the Dump Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 6401 Infrastructure Environment Turn Riverton city into a green landfill Start the discussion!
7600 Security Equality Equality
Achieved 7601 Security Equality Ratify the ILO Convention 189, Decent Work for Domestic Workers, to improve the lives and working conditions of domestic workers Start the discussion!
5300 Economy Foreign policy Foreign policy
Not started Notstarted 5301 Economy Foreign policy Implement a returning residents policy Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 5302 Economy Foreign policy Implement policy that places greater emphasis in diplomatic service on trade and investment promotion and facilitation Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 5304 Economy Foreign policy Promote Jamaica as a centre of trade, commerce, finance, innovation and lifestyle in the Caribbean Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 5303 Economy Foreign policy We will propose that the Governor- General select [a Senator to represent] the views of the Diaspora Start the discussion!
7500 Security Gender Based Violence Gender Based Violence
Not started Notstarted 7501 Security Gender Based Violence Enact legislation against sexual harassment Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 7503 Security Gender Based Violence Establish permanent and temporary shelters for women victims of domestic violence with appropriate accommodation for children Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 7505 Security Gender Based Violence Implement the National Strategic Action Plan to Eliminate Gender-Based Violence Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 7504 Security Gender Based Violence Review legislation on Sexual Offences, Domestic Violence and Child care and Protection Start the discussion!
7400 Security Gender Equality Gender Equality
Not started Notstarted 7401 Security Gender Equality Putting resources in place to improve the livelihoods of rural women through new and existing programmes Start the discussion!
4300 Health Governance Governance
Not started Notstarted 4301 Health Governance Create a committee of stakeholders that will appoint regional & hospital leadership Start the discussion!
1400 Governance Government Government
Not started Notstarted 1401 Governance Government Establish in the Constitution, core ministries of government with a limit on the number of additional Ministries that can be created. Start the discussion!
In progress Inprogress 1402 Governance Government Start legislative process to introduce term limits on the Office of the Prime Minister within the first 100 days Start the discussion!
5100 Economy Growth and Job Creation Growth and Job Creation
Not started Notstarted 5109 Economy Growth and Job Creation All unattached youth will have the opportunity to develop their knowledge, skills, and attitudes through the National Apprenticeship Programme and National Service Programme where they can earn a stipend whilst gaining a skill, certification, or work experience Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 5107 Economy Growth and Job Creation Create 50,000 jobs in heritage tourism through the development of Port Royal through Harbour View and east to Morant Point Start the discussion!
Achieved 5101 Economy Growth and Job Creation Create a Ministry of Economic Growth and Development Start the discussion!
Achieved 5103 Economy Growth and Job Creation Create a special council of investment ambassadors Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 5105 Economy Growth and Job Creation Create secondary mortgage market through NHT and Housing Agency of Jamaica Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 5108 Economy Growth and Job Creation Ensure the development of Economic Zones along the North-South Highway on the lands provided to the developer as part of the concession agreement in order to stimulate employment in the areas through which the Highway passes Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 5106 Economy Growth and Job Creation Generate 10,000 jobs in the rain water harvesting industry by Year 5 (2020) Start the discussion!
Achieved 5102 Economy Growth and Job Creation Restore the benefits at the Junior Stock Market to grow equity financing for start-ups and expansion of small to medium size businesses Start the discussion!
In progress Inprogress 5104 Economy Growth and Job Creation Set up a National Apprenticeship Programme where unattached youth can earn a stipend whilst gaining a skill, certification, or work experience Start the discussion!
4400 Health Health Tourism Health Tourism
Not started Notstarted 4401 Health Health Tourism Implement an integrated industrial policy whereby we will seek to establish the legal & regulatory framework for health tourism Start the discussion!
8100 Culture Heritage Heritage
Not started Notstarted 8101 Culture Heritage Establish 21st century museum of the Jamaican People Start the discussion!
6100 Infrastructure Housing Housing
Not started Notstarted 6102 Infrastructure Housing Introduce 50-60 year intergenerational mortgages Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 6101 Infrastructure Housing Reduce interest rates on mortgages Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 6103 Infrastructure Housing Reform the HAJ to focus on the development of housing at all levels in the public sector, including by building on behalf of government and the NHT. The HAJ will engineer partnerships with the private sector, engaging the skills of local developers and engineers. The HAJ will be responsible for all housing construction projects in the public sector. Start the discussion!
6500 Infrastructure ICT ICT
2100 Youth Education ICT ICT
Not started Notstarted 6501 Infrastructure ICT Create a Technology Innovation Fund (TIF) to catalyse the growth of technology-based ventures to make Jamaica the Silicon Valley of the Caribbean Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 2103 Youth Education ICT Develop an Executive Dashboard to complement the Enterprise School Management System Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 2101 Youth Education ICT Develop an ICT in Education Policy to address the use of technology in administration as well as teaching and seek to give all students access to current technologies and equip all teachers with ICT skills to complement ICT in Education Policy delivery Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 6502 Infrastructure ICT Establish true universal access, making internet access to essential government and educational services free Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 2102 Youth Education ICT Implement the Central Repository for Educational Material (CREM) to ensure that all schools with connectivity will have access to quality educational material Start the discussion!
2600 Youth Education Infrastructure Infrastructure
Not started Notstarted 2602 Youth Education Infrastructure Expand school facilities and infrastructure Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 2601 Youth Education Infrastructure Increase annual maintenance allocation to all schools to enable them to construct additional classrooms Start the discussion!
7200 Security Justice System Justice System
Not started Notstarted 7201 Security Justice System Abolish Circuit Courts & replace them with permanent High Courts Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 7205 Security Justice System Co-locate more Magistrate Courts with larger Police Stations in sub-urban & rural districts Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 7202 Security Justice System Improve the justice system through modernisation, better maintenance, and the development of more court spaces/houses Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 7203 Security Justice System Increase the number of Judges Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 7204 Security Justice System Increase the number of Prosecutors Start the discussion!
6600 Infrastructure Maritime Maritime
Not started Notstarted 6601 Infrastructure Maritime Dredge Kingston Harbour Start the discussion!
7300 Security Police Police
Not started Notstarted 7301 Security Police Create accommodation to allow members of the Police Force to invest a percentage of their wages in a pension scheme to be managed by the Private Sector Start the discussion!
2400 Youth Education Policy and Legal Framework Policy and Legal Framework
Not started Notstarted 2410 Youth Education Policy and Legal Framework Develop and implement school inspection software to enable planning, conducting, recording and reporting on all school inspections Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 2412 Youth Education Policy and Legal Framework Ensure a mandatory literacy component for all primary and Early Childhood teaching curricula Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 2402 Youth Education Policy and Legal Framework Ensure that teacher training includes gender sensitive pedagogical approaches to strengthen the focus on optimizing education for our boys Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 2408 Youth Education Policy and Legal Framework Implement a National Equivalency Policy in Certification to ensure greater acceptance of general education and technical education Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 2401 Youth Education Policy and Legal Framework Implement the licensing of teachers to ensure that our teachers are appropriately trained and deployed in their areas of competency Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 2409 Youth Education Policy and Legal Framework Incorporate local culture and talent in curricula and develop additional, relevant media content for use in schools Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 2406 Youth Education Policy and Legal Framework Increase the number of functioning PTAs in schools to support the facilitation of better school/home relationships and increased parent involvement Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 2403 Youth Education Policy and Legal Framework Increase the use of locally produced foods and juices in our schools Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 2411 Youth Education Policy and Legal Framework Introduce/Further develop an Examination Management Information System (EMIS) to enable greater sharing of examination data Start the discussion!
In progress Inprogress 2413 Youth Education Policy and Legal Framework Remove mandatory school fees at secondary schools by increasing funds per child in the national budget Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 2405 Youth Education Policy and Legal Framework Review the operations and programmes of the National Parenting Support Commission (NPSC) with a view to strengthening support of good parenting practices Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 2404 Youth Education Policy and Legal Framework Streamline the provision of structured physical education in primary schools Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 2407 Youth Education Policy and Legal Framework Work closely with the new Ministry of Economic Growth & Job Creation to ensure relevance of curricula and training programmes Start the discussion!
2900 Youth Education Protecting Vulnerable Youth Protecting Vulnerable Youth
In progress Inprogress 2903 Youth Education Protecting Vulnerable Youth Conduct an operational review of the CDA and OCR and ensure that systems are optimized in the interest of our children Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 2905 Youth Education Protecting Vulnerable Youth Ensure that counselling programmes are made available [to males] Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 2901 Youth Education Protecting Vulnerable Youth Revise the Adoption Policy and amend the Adoption Act to provide for a more sensitive and efficient process geared at bringing together loving permanent families. Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 2902 Youth Education Protecting Vulnerable Youth Revive the Possibility Programme for street children Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 2904 Youth Education Protecting Vulnerable Youth Strengthen training programmes targeting unattached and vulnerable [boy children] Start the discussion!
1600 Governance Public Sector Public Sector
In progress Inprogress 1602 Governance Public Sector Implement a National Identification card system with a lifetime identification number to simplify the process of paying taxes as well as simplify government’s processes and reduce cost due to tracking multiple identification numbers. Start the discussion!
In progress Inprogress 1601 Governance Public Sector Introduce automated business processes to reduce bureaucracy, strengthen record-keeping and provide greater accountability Start the discussion!
4500 Health Quality Quality
Not started Notstarted 4504 Health Quality Digitize hospital records in order to safeguard patients’ medical information and allow ease of access to authorized persons. Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 4505 Health Quality Divest various support services such as housekeeping, laundry services, ground & building maintenance, catering, as well as specialist services such as laboratory facilities, ultrasound, radiotherapy and the radiology unit. Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 4501 Health Quality Establishing performance targets to make health facilities management more effective Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 4502 Health Quality Implement effective monitoring mechanisms for the delivery of health services and improve patient satisfaction. Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 4503 Health Quality Introduce sanctions for administrators who violate reporting requirements. Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 4506 Health Quality Introduce systems to ensure transparency and accountability. Start the discussion!
1700 Governance Referendum Referendum
Not started Notstarted 1701 Governance Referendum Hold a grand referendum on the Caribbean Court of Justice as the final appellate court Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 1702 Governance Referendum Hold a grand referendum on the removal of the buggery law Start the discussion!
2200 Youth Education SLB Reform SLB Reform
Not started Notstarted 2201 Youth Education SLB Reform Increase funds available for loans through refinancing Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 2202 Youth Education SLB Reform Make payments easier by lowering interest rates, extending repayment periods and calculating loans on the reducing balance Start the discussion!
2700 Youth Education Skills and Business Skills and Business
Not started Notstarted 2703 Youth Education Skills and Business Committed to establishing a component of the programme to focus on the rehabilitation of young offenders, with proper support systems to assist in their reintegration into society Start the discussion!
Achieved 2701 Youth Education Skills and Business Create a National Service Programme Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 2702 Youth Education Skills and Business Ensure that building on the existing core, every student leaving the education system will be certified at a functional level of education and competent in a skill Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 2705 Youth Education Skills and Business Establish Youth Business Incubators to support growth in the following areas: the creative industries, agro processing, ICT and tourism Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 2704 Youth Education Skills and Business Expand the pool of funds available for lending at the Jamaica Youth Business Trust Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 2706 Youth Education Skills and Business Infuse entrepeneurial studies and financial literacy into the curriculum of primary and secondary schools to promote innovation, enterprise and responsible risk taking in our youth Start the discussion!
2500 Youth Education Special Education Special Education
Not started Notstarted 2502 Youth Education Special Education Include a basic mandatory special education component in teacher development to ensure that teachers are competent in identifying special needs in children Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 2501 Youth Education Special Education Strengthen the framework for social workers and mental health care professionals to be involved in school settings with a view to providing appropriate support for schools families and communities with high levels of disciplinary challenges and anti-social behaviours. Start the discussion!
8400 Culture Support for Cultural Communities Support for Cultural Communities
Not started Notstarted 8403 Culture Support for Cultural Communities Promote regular meetings in support of cultural communities to ensure continuity and transfer of information and traditions within the communities and the country at large Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 8401 Culture Support for Cultural Communities Provide funding for cultural communities such as Maroons and Rastafari to promote and grow their festivals to international standards and promotion Start the discussion!
Achieved 8402 Culture Support for Cultural Communities Support the staging of commemorative celebrations in Rastafari community (50th anniversary of the arrival of Emperor Haile Selassie in April 2016) Start the discussion!
5500 Economy Tax Reform Tax Reform
Not started Notstarted 5503 Economy Tax Reform List on the Jamaica Stock Exchange several state-owned enterprises such as the UDC and Factories Corporation Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 5504 Economy Tax Reform Merge NHT/NIS/NHF deductions into one Social Security deduction Start the discussion!
Broken 5506 Economy Tax Reform No new taxes will be imposed in order to remove taxes for those who earn under $1.5 million Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 5501 Economy Tax Reform Reduce transfer taxes, stamp duties and estate taxes Start the discussion!
Achieved 5502 Economy Tax Reform Remove PAYE tax for everyone who earns a basic salary of JA $1.5m or less. Start the discussion!
Broken 5505 Economy Tax Reform The removal of PAYE for those who earn under $1.5 million will be made effective or retroactive to April 1, 2016 Start the discussion!
5600 Economy Tourism Tourism
Not started Notstarted 5601 Economy Tourism Develop Port Royal through Harbour View and East to Morant Point, and brand it as Jamaica’s Sun Coast, Jamaica’s Fun Coast Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 5603 Economy Tourism Develop a strategic plan for the development of Portland as a distinct tourist area Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 5604 Economy Tourism Develop strategic plan for the development of St. Thomas as a distinct tourist area Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 5602 Economy Tourism Develop the engineering and infra-structural criteria for construction of hotels, villas, casinos, shopping, heritage sites, wetland reserves/parks etc. Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 5608 Economy Tourism Establish a new regime for in-bond merchants to enhance Jamaica’s appeal as a duty-free shopping destination Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 5605 Economy Tourism Establish sophisticated craft training center on the north coast Start the discussion!
In progress Inprogress 5606 Economy Tourism Establishment of a Hospitality College Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 5610 Economy Tourism Implement draft ecotourism guidelines for the development of caves, sinkholes, shafts, trails and water features in the South Coast adventure and eco-tourism process Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 5607 Economy Tourism Promote the expansion of marinas in Ocho Rios and Montego Bay which, together with the Port Antonio Marina, will be marketed to attract mega-yacht visitors and sport-fishing activities Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 5609 Economy Tourism Provide grants and concessionary loans for the upgrading of small hotels and villas and assist them in developing programmes for advertising and marketing Start the discussion!
6700 Infrastructure Transportation Transportation
Not started Notstarted 6706 Infrastructure Transportation Connect Highway 2000 to the Vernamfield Airport and Enterprise Zone Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 6703 Infrastructure Transportation Develop multimodal transport system (rail, land, sea, air) Start the discussion!
Broken 6704 Infrastructure Transportation Implement the plans laid out for the South Coast Highway to Morant Bay Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 6701 Infrastructure Transportation Improve road safety and keep road fatalities under 300 yearly Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 6705 Infrastructure Transportation Reinstate the Highway 2000 phase to be built from Glenmuir in Clarendon to Williamsfield in Manchester Start the discussion!
6800 Infrastructure Water Water
Not started Notstarted 6801 Infrastructure Water Train 5,000 individuals to install rain water harvesting facilities for houses within Year 1 Start the discussion!
2800 Youth Education Youth in Decision Making Youth in Decision Making
Not started Notstarted 2801 Youth Education Youth in Decision Making Create Youth Advisory Councils starting with the Ministries responsible for Youth and Education Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 2802 Youth Education Youth in Decision Making Create a National Youth Foundation to provide finance and technical support for the Youth Advisory Councils and entities (such as the NSSC, JUTS, JYAP, NYCJ) Start the discussion!
Not started Notstarted 2804 Youth Education Youth in Decision Making Ensure that all parishes have at least one Youth Information Centre and network all YICs, to offer a set of services, giving all youth access to an agreed list of services Start the discussion!
In progress Inprogress 2803 Youth Education Youth in Decision Making Revitalise the National Youth Parliament Start the discussion!

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