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“Build on your Legacy & Seize the Moment,” Sir Patrick tells Scotiabank

Governor-General Sir Patrick Allen culminated his series of Corporate Visits for 2014 with a motivating visit to the Scotiabank Centre in Downtown Kingston today, September 12, 2014. President and CEO, ...

| Friday, 12 September 2014

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GG Appoints Eight Female Jurists

Governor-General Sir Patrick Allen has expressed confidence in the eight female jurists who were sworn in at King's House today, September 10, 2014. He commended them on the expertise and co...

| Wednesday, 10 September 2014

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Sir Patrick Commends JBG on Innovation & Growth

There was a certain level of excitement surrounding The Governor-General's Corporate Visit to the Jamaica Broilers Group of Companies on Friday, September 5, 2014. Though this visit mirrored previous Corporate Vi...

| Monday, 8 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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