Kingston, 7 March 2021 – The Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment announces the postponement of the International Women’s Day Awards Ceremony which was scheduled to take place on March 8, 2021. The event, which honours women from various sectors for outstanding contribution to Jamaica, is being postponed in keeping with…
Kingston, 22 February 2021 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has released the following statement at the passing of Mrs Greta Bogues, member of the Gender Advisory Council. Minister’s Statement: “It is with the deepest sadness that we mourn the loss of this…
Kingston, 12 February 2021 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has said that the contribution of women is vital to achieving sustainable development, peaceful and secure communities and poverty eradication. The Minister declared that there is an “overwhelming body of evidence showing the…
Kingston, 31 January 2021 – The woman who was featured on national television sleeping on the street with her young child is getting help. The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, says the woman has been taken from the street “and at this time she…
Kingston, 31 January 2021 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has expressed shock and outrage at the killing of a woman during a church service in Falmouth, Trelawny on Sunday. The police report that Andrea Lowe-Garwood was in a worship session at her…
Kingston, 29 November 2020 (JIS) - The Minister of State in the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Alando Terrelonge, is urging young people not to surrender to social pressure to become parents early, or to have children by a certain age, to fit in with society’s…
Kingston, 26 November 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has announced the naming of the Women’s Centre of Jamaica Foundation’s Annual Lecture in honour of Mrs. Pamela McNeil, the first Executive Director of the Women’s Centre. The third staging of the Women’s…
Kingston 25 November 2020 (JIS) - The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the honourable Olivia Grange, says that officers from the Bureau of Gender Affairs have been dispatched to the community of Tryall Heights, St. Catherine, to provide support, following the recent killing of a grandmother and her…
Kingston 25 November 2020 (JIS) - The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, says Jamaica must renew its commitment to ending domestic abuse as well as using violence as a way to discipline children. “It’s time we decide as a nation that we will stop…
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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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