The CARICOM Reparations Youth Baton Relay and Rally started its Jamaica leg today with the Honourable Olivia Grange, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, handing over the Baton to the Head Boy and Head Girl of Paul Bogle High School in Morant Bay, St. Thomas.
The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, advises that Cabinet has approved the tabling of the bill entitled the National Heroes and Other Freedom Fighters (Absolution from Criminal Liability in Respect of Specified Events) Act in the Houses of Parliament.
October 5, 2017 Kingston Jamaica: National Heritage Week 2017 will kick-off with the Jamaica 55 National Heritage Week Interfaith Service on Sunday, October 8.
Kingston, October 4 – The Honourable Olivia Grange, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport today announced an expanded Culture Passport programme. The programme will now include community-based organisations, churches, senior citizens, Associations, people with disabilities and other special interests groups. “In 2015, we established a partnership with the Jamaica…
Plans are on track for the establishment of a permanent monument to Jamaica’s top cultural icon, Louise Bennett Coverley, Miss Lou.
Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, says that she is looking forward to Devon House with a newly expanded ice-cream parlour and other developments there becoming one of the main locations for authentic Jamaican food.
The Honourable Olivia Grange, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport has welcomed cultural cooperation initiatives now under negotiation between the National Library of Jamaica and the Black Cultural Archives of the United Kingdom (UK).
“I am happy for the exposure and for the new markets that my designs will potentially be introduced to through this CARIFESTA experience,” said Paula Hurlock, Jamaican fashion designer, as she beamed with delight after showcasing her designs at the Grand Market Fashion at the weeklong Caribbean Arts Festival (CARIFESTA)…
The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange has announced that from this year, September 1 will be observed as the date on which the nation officially commemorates the Kendal Train Crash.

Minister's charge

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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