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PM says it's time to make Spanish Jamaica's official second language

Published:Tuesday | June 7, 2016 | 6:12 PM
Holness: there are many opportunities Jamaicans could exploit with the opening of the Cuban economy

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says it’s time for Jamaica to make Spanish its official second Language.

He made the declaration today while providing a report to Parliament on recent bilateral talks with the Cuban President, Raul Castro.

According to Holness, there are many opportunities Jamaicans could exploit with the opening of the Cuban economy.

 

Prime Minister Andrew Holness

He said a commitment was made for the provision of language training on both sides, especially since Cubans will need to learn English to facilitate increased interaction with tourists.