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Kingston, 2 March 2021 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has released the following statement at the passing of Bunny Wailer. Minister’s Statement: “At the request of the family, I announce with deepest sadness, the passing of the patriarch, brother, friend and Jamaican…
Kingston, 23 February 2021 - The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has expressed deep sadness at the passing of Constance Christie, mother of international dancehall artiste Shabba Ranks. “She was someone I knew very well and I had made plans to touch base with…
Kingston, 18 February 2021 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has issued the following statement at the passing of U Roy. Minister’s Statement “I am deeply saddened at news that veteran DJ, U Roy, has made his transition to a higher order. Daddy…
Kingston, 5 February 2021 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has hailed the finalisation of arrangements for the safe re-opening of sport in Jamaica. Minister Grange said the protocols were agreed in discussions involving herself; the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development,…
Kingston, 22 January 2021 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has expressed sadness at the death of the Jamaican music entrepreneur and impresario, Ronnie Nasralla. Nasralla was an important figure in the export of Jamaican music in the 1960’s as a key player…
Kingston, 12 January 2021 (JIS) - Reggae Month 2021 activities, to be observed in February, have been moved to the virtual space. The month-long celebration, being held under the theme ‘Come Ketch Di Riddim Virtually’, is expected to draws thousands of patrons globally to Jamaica, from locations as far as…
Kingston, 15 November 2020 (JIS) - Late Reggae singer and cultural icon, Frederick ‘Toots’ Hibbert, joins a select list of distinguished Jamaicans who have been laid to rest within the hallowed walls of the National Heroes Park in Kingston. He died at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI)…
Kingston, 9 November 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, expressed profound sadness at the killing of Police Constable Kirkland Plummer as she called for an end to illegal parties being staged across the country in breach of measures to prevent the spread…
Kingston, 4 November 2020 - The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has announced a change in venue for the Kingston viewing of the body of the late Reggae legend, Toots Hibbert. The viewing will now take place on Friday, November 13 at the National…
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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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