Marketplace Excellence Corp

December 30, 2011

Hon. Portia Simpson-Miller, Prime Minister-designate, Jamaica
“I am humbled by the support of the Jamaican people and I ask you to ensure that you greet Jamaica Labour Party supporters with love …we will tell you as it is, we will hide nothing from you, when it is tough and rough we will let you know, when it is easy we will let you know …we are going to unite and move Jamaica as it has never seen before.” – Hon. Portia Simpson-Miller, Prime Minister-designate, Jamaica (CMC)
“Starting tomorrow we will be rebuilding. Our campaign for the next government starts tomorrow. We are determined to serve the people of the country in the best way possible.
It is clear to us however that the people of the country still have certain concerns apparently about the Jamaica Labour Party and we will be reflecting on those.” – Andrew Holness, former Prime Minister of Jamaica (CMC)
“Our Comrades here of the SKNLP (St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party) are proud of the decisive victory of our Sister-Party, the PNP (People’s National Party), and look forward to closer collaboration and partnership in the future as you take on the mantle of leadership of your country at a time when the region and the world are beset by so many social, economic and financial challenges.” – Dr. the Hon. Denzil Douglas, Prime Minister, St. Kitts and Nevis
“There is no future without earning incremental amounts of foreign exchange, and we are only fooling ourselves if we think otherwise. If we are serious about fixing our fiscal deficiencies we had better start talking exports fast.” – Gordon “Butch” Stewart, Chairman, Sandals Resorts (Jamaica Observer)
“We are pushing for Foreign Direct Investment. Now is a very good time for the TT (Trinidad and Tobago) private sector and the private sector of CARICOM (Caribbean Community) and the ACS (Association of Caribbean States) to come and take a look at these investment opportunities that we have.” – Hon. Laurent Lamothe, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Haiti (Trinidad and Tobago’s Newsday)
“The Saint Lucia Tourist Board looks forward to working with Minister Lorne Theophilus. This is the first time the tourism portfolio has been tagged with heritage and creative industries, two sectors of the economy the new government says it wants to give added attention … and sees the tourism industry as that vital catalyst and gateway for achieving this goal.” – Louis Lewis, Director of Tourism, Saint Lucia
“They call me Mr. Fête, since ah born ah never miss one yet. If sun shinin’ ah drippin’ sweat, thunder storm and ah soaking wet. They say Mr. Fête yuh mad? and I say miss a fête, yuh mad? I come here to get on bad. Fêting is we name, we doh play, we goin’ night and day. No fête can tire’ we. We comin’ again every day, we full ah energy, is fête they calling we, like dat is we name.” – Machel Montano, Trinidadian musician (2012 Carnival release “Mr. Fête”) Listen here