Kingston 1 July 2019 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has welcomed the decision of the University of Minnesota to establish an International Institute for Reggae Studies. Minister Grange gave her full support to the initiative during her visit to the University on…
Kingston 27 June 2019 - Jamaica’s 57th anniversary of Independence is to be celebrated under the theme “One Nation, One People.” This has been disclosed by Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange. Minister Grange said the theme was chosen because it speaks to a very…
Kingston 19 June 2019 (JIS) - The Government will continue to pursue strategic policies and initiatives geared towards advancing the cultural and creative industries for the benefit of all Jamaicans. The National Cultural and Creative Industries Council represents a next step in providing meaningful support to our creatives, to ensure…
Kingston 17 June 2019 – The Minister of the Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange has expressed sadness at the passing of Conroy Cooper, the founder of Fab 5 band. Minister Grange said:“I was sad to hear of the passing of Conroy Cooper, an exceptionally talented musician,…
Kingston 22 May 2019 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, says the early preparations for Labour Day have gone well and she expects that Jamaicans will volunteer in their numbers at hundreds of projects across the island on Thursday (tomorrow). “More than 700…
Kingston 11 May 2019 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has expressed deep concern about the reported maltreatment of Reggae artiste JahDore and his family by the police. Minister Statement follows: I am shocked and deeply concerned by the allegations against the police…
Kingston 16 April 2019 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has expressed sadness at the devastation by fire of the Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris, France. Minister Grange said she was “truly saddened to see images of the fire that ravaged the Notre-Dame” and…
Paris, France 4 April 2019 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, is chairing the Committee on Conventions and Recommendations at the 206th Session of the powerful UNESCO Executive Board meeting underway in Paris, France. The Committee on Conventions and Recommendations is considering, among…
Kingston, March 29 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, says the renaming of Gloucester Avenue in Montego Bay will inspire generations of singers, musicians and cultural practitioners. The Minister was speaking at the official renaming ceremony of the popular stretch commonly called the…

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I remain hopeful because of the giftedness of the Jamaican people; their warmth and creativity; their dynamism and indomitable spirit that have resulted in excellence in all sectors.

It is by tapping into the gifts and awakening the spirit of the Jamaican people that we will, by God’s grace, re-group, re-engineer and re-open to a brighter future with Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport.

Olivia Grange

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