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39 Honoured for Outstanding Community Service at GGAA Pinning Ceremony

Governor-General Sir Patrick Allen today performed the final activity of the 2014 Governor-General's Achievement Awards by presenting the coveted GGAA Pin to 39 individuals for academic excellence and outstanding community se...

| Thursday, 27 November 2014

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Governor-General Announces Jamaican Rhodes Scholar

At the end of an entire morning of nerve-racking interviews, the members of the Jamaica Rhodes Scholarship Selection Committee has announced that 23 year old Dr. Tariq Parker is the   ...

| Thursday, 20 November 2014

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Civil Servants Recognized at King’s House

Public Sectors workers, who have made an invaluable contribution to the Jamaica Civil Service for twenty-five years and more, were yesterday (Nov 19)  recognized for their stellar contribution to the gr...

| Thursday, 20 November 2014

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RECENT SPEECHES

His Excellency the Most Honourable Sir Patrick Linton Allen, ON, GCMG, CD, KSt.J, Governor-General of Jamaica

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His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Linton Allen, ON, GCMG, CD, KSt.J was appointed Governor-General of Jamaica on 26th February 2009. Born in Fruitful Vale Portland on 7th February 1951, His Excellency received his early ...

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THE CONSTITUTIONAL STATUS AND ROLE OF THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL

The Governor-General of Jamaica is appointed by Her Majesty The Queen on the advice of the Prime Minister, within the monarchical system of Government provided by the Jamaican Constitution. He is "Her Majesty's representative in Jamaica". Constitutional Functions Section 32 of the Constitution of Jamaica establishes rules governing the exercise of the Go...

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Her Excellency the Most Honourable Lady Allen

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Her Excellency the Most Honourable Lady Allen has been involved in Education and Nursing for over 30 years. As a dedicated educator, having gained a teaching Diploma from the Moneague Teachers’ College in 1973, she taught for 18...

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