DEVELOPMENT MINERALS CAN BOOST ECONOMY – DR. HALES

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Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Transport and Mining, Dr. Alwin Hales, says the development minerals sector has the potential to deliver significant economic benefits for Jamaica. Dr. Hales, who...

GROUND BROKEN FOR EXPANSION OF IAN FLEMING AIRPORT

09 April 2018
GROUND BROKEN FOR EXPANSION OF IAN FLEMING AIRPORT

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TAJ APPEALS TO MOTORISTS TO OBSERVE SAFETY REQUIREMENTS ON TOLL ROADS

29 March 2018
TAJ APPEALS TO MOTORISTS TO OBSERVE SAFETY REQUIREMENTS ON TOLL ROADS

KINGSTON, Mar. 28 (JIS)The Toll Authority of Jamaica (TAJ) is appealing to motorists to observe the safety requirements and take all necessary precautions when using the country’s toll roads.In an...

JJCAA MODERNISATION PROGRAMME NEARING COMPLETION

29 March 2018
JJCAA MODERNISATION PROGRAMME NEARING COMPLETION

KINGSTON, Mar. 27 (JIS)The Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority (JCAA) is nearing the completion of its comprehensive modernisation programme to upgrade and replace major components of its Communications, Navigation and Surveillance...

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Minister Henry is the longest serving Member of Parliament in the House of Representatives in Jamaica, dating back to 1980. He also served the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) as Deputy Leader for ten (10) years.

Minister Henry’s long and distinguished political career moves along a continuum from:

  • 2016  - Present                    Minister of Transport and Mining
  • 2015  - 2016                         Shadow Minister of Transport and Works
  • 2007 - 2011                   Minister of Transport and Works
  • 1997 - 2007                          Chairman and  Member of the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament
  • 1993 - 2007                   Shadow Minister of Transport and Works
  • 1989 - 1993                   Shadow Minister of Local Government
  • 1983 - 1989                   Minister of State with Responsibility for Culture
  • 1981 - 1983                   Minister of State with Responsibility for Tourism
  • 1981  - 1983                         Minister of State with Responsibility for Information

     

Awards

 

2002                           Order of Distinction OD: Commander Class 20 years of Service to Parliament 

1998                           Silver Musgrave Award for Literature

 

Education:

 

BA (Marketing)         Ealing Technical College – United Kingdom

 

Certificate                  Beckford and Smith High School (St. Jago) Jamaica

 

Summary of Professional Excellence

 

Minister Henry has been an accomplished Author, Publisher and Compiler spanning various responsibilities including:

 

      Chairman                                         LMH Publishing Limited, Jamaica

 

      Chairman                                          LMH Retail Limited , Jamaica

 

      Chairman                                          LMH Retail Montego Bay Limited and

 

      Chairman                                          Kingston Publisher Limited, Jamaica

 

      Managing Director                           Far Eastern Publishers Ltd, Jurong,    

 

      Managing Director                           Collins, Sangster Publishers, UK

 

      Sales and Marketing Manager      Knitting Machine Company, UK                          

 

Accomplishments

 

Minister Henry has had many noted achievements. Among them are:

  • Founder: Creative Production Training Centre (CPTC) the Caribbean’s Multi-Media Production and Training Facility
  • First to seek political decision on Reparation…Moving a motion in Parliament
  • Published the first Integrated Science Books for Schools in Jamaica 

 

 

Minister Henry is married to wife Dawn and, is the proud father of four children (three sons and one daughter) from his previous marriage to Stella Eaton. He practices Roman Catholicism and is an avid reader, writer, cricketer and  footballer among others