Hon. Minister Desmond McKenzie
The Ministry of Local Government and Community Development will be undertaking significant improvement works at the Blenheim, Hanover, birthplace of National Hero, Sir William Alexander Bustamante.
Portfolio Minister, Hon. Desmond McKenzie says the site of the former Prime Minister’s birth “requires a level of improvement, to a standard that is worthy of his status as the country’s first political leader elected under Universal Adult Suffrage, and as the first Prime Minister of Independent Jamaica. We also have a special interest in this, as Bustamante was a pioneer of Local Government who served as Mayor of Kingston in the late 1940s.”
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