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Governor-General’s Achievement Awards Nominations now Open

Kingston, Jamaica: Nominations for the esteemed Governor-General's Achievement Awards (GGAA), an arm of the Governor-General's Programme for Excellence (GGPE), is now open to the public. The closing date is midnight ...

| Monday, 2 March 2015

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GG Urges Support for Girls’ Brigade

Governor-General Sir Patrick Allen is urging Jamaicans to support the Girls' Brigade's tag drive during the month of March which is also being observed as Girls' Brigade Month. His comments ...

| Friday, 27 February 2015

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“Make the World a Better Place” GG Tells Scouts

Governor-General Sir Patrick Allen is encouraging Scouts across the island to follow in the footsteps of their founder Lord Baden Powell by making the world a better place than they fi...

| Monday, 23 February 2015

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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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