Franz Christie, Jamaica’s representative in the Mister Supranational Competition was pleased to receive a copy of the book, ‘Jamaica: Heritage in Pictures’ from the Honourable Olivia Grange, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport yesterday (Monday) when he paid a Courtesy Call on the Minister at her offices in Kingston. The Mister Supranational competition focuses on the best male attributes including attractiveness, great personality, ingenuity, competitiveness, care of and respect for women. The finals will take place in Poland on December 2.

Kingston, November 14, 2017 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has announced that Jamaica has been elected to Unesco's Inter-governmental Council for the Information for All Programme for the period 2017-2021.

On Tuesday, June 21, 2016, fire in an office occupied by the Institute of Sports (INSPORTS), at Independence Park Limited complex, caused damage to some records, furniture and equipment. 

Culture Minister, the Honourable Olivia “Babsy” Grange has announced that Professor Verene Shepherd and Mrs. Laleta Davis Mattis will co-chair the National Commission on Reparations. 

Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, has officially launched the National Emancipation and Independence Celebrations – Jamaica 54 – announcing the theme, ‘Let’s Get Together and Feel Alright’ along with the wide range of activities that will take place across the island from July 31 to August 6.

Sport Minister the Honourable Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, today, disclosed that the appointment of all boards in the Government’s sports sector has now been completed with Cabinet’s approval of the new Board of Directors for the Institute of Sports (INSPORTS) on Monday, June 13, 2016.

Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, led a delegation to a Caribbean Export Development Agency sponsored Workshop in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago from June 8-10, 2016.  The aim of the Workshop was to present the Business Plan for the Caribbean Creative Industries Management Unit (CCIMU) to be established in the Agency, in partnership with the Caribbean Development Bank.

Sport Minister, the Honourable Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange says she will be closely monitoring the case in which a Jamaican athlete has returned an adverse analytical result from the retesting programme of samples from the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

Minister of Sport, Hon. Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, in reacting to the passing of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, says he’s the people’s fighter and has called for everyone to celebrate his life. Ali died last night at the age of 74.


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