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PM Holness Speaks out Against High Court Ruling Allowing Children to be Banned From School Because of Hairstyle

Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness

August 1, 2020 | By Alwin Squire |

In an official statement released by the Prime Minister of Jamaica, the Honourable Andrew Holness has spoke out against the Jamaican Superior Court ruling allowing schools to ban students from school because of their hairstyle.

“Our children must not be discriminated against, or deprived of their right to an education on the basis of their hair style” said  Prime Minister Andrew Holness.

He took to social media to release his official statement on the matter.

You can view his statement below:



Alwin Squire is Editor in Chief of Vision Newspaper and Executive Producer of Vision Caribbean TV.  Feedback and comments can be sent to

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