Kingston, 8 July 2018 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange has welcomed the historic appointment of Christine Gooden Benguche as President of the Jamaica Methodist District. She is the first woman to be appointed to the post.
“I am delighted to hear of the appointment of Christine Gooden Benguche as the head of the Methodist Church in Jamaica. The Methodists have had a presence in this country for 229 years and it’s the first time that a woman will lead the church in Jamaica. I’m very happy by this development. I congratulate the new Bishop and the church. I pray that she will continue to be an excellent pastor.”
The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has released the findings of the first-ever survey to measure the prevalence of gender-based violence in Jamaica.
Declaring that "no one must be left behind" the Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, launched a new initiative to help adolescent mothers to complete their high school education.