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GG Awards Outstanding Surrey Citizens

Another group of outstanding Jamaicans were today awarded by Governor-General Sir Patrick Allen for being stalwarts in their communities and for their significant contribution to national development.  A hidden gem, Ed...

| Thursday, 25 September 2014

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Manchester JPs Endorse GG’s Programme For Excellence

Trevor Heaven, President of the Lay Magistrates Association of Manchester, has endorsed the Governor-General's Programme For Excellence (GGPE) and said Justices of the Peace for the parish must provide the to...

| Friday, 19 September 2014

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GG Urged JPs to Use GGPE to Transform Trelawny

His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen called on Justices of the Peace for the Parish of Trelawny to use the Governor-General's Programme for Excellence (GGPE) as one of th...

| Wednesday, 17 September 2014

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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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