Kingston, 9 November 2020 (JIS) - The Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport is moving to retrieve precolonial indigenous sculptures being housed at the British Museum in the United Kingdom (UK). These are Taino wooden sculptures – the ‘Boinayel figures’ and ‘Birdman’. Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport,…
Kingston, 17 October 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has announced that the Reggae legend, Toots Hibbert, will be laid to rest in National Heroes Park. Minister Grange said this had become possible thanks to the generosity of the family of the…
Kingston, 25 September 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender Entertainment & Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has advised that the Government of Jamaica will use a virtual format for the 2020 National Honours & Awards Investiture Ceremony. The Ceremony will be broadcast on National Heroes Day, October 19, 2020,…
Kingston, 28 August 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has announced the commencement of development work at the Seville Heritage Park in St Ann. Minister Grange said the work, which started last week and is scheduled to be completed by January 2021,…
Kingston, 11 August 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has congratulated California Senator, Kamala Harris, on becoming part of United States history with her selection by Democratic presidential candidate, Joe Biden, to be his running mate for the upcoming US elections. “We…
Kingston, 5 August 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has announced that there will be fireworks over Kingston at the climax of the Independence Spectacular on Thursday (tomorrow). The fireworks show — lasting five minutes — will come at the end of…
Kingston, 4 August 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has announced that the Jamaican music stars, Shaggy, Marcia Griffiths and Ken Boothe will be honoured during the nation’s Independence celebrations on Thursday. The three will be presented with Jamaica Reggae Icon Awards…
Kingston, 1 August 2020: “I have seen the media reports regarding the decision of the Supreme Court in a matter to do with the denial of access of a young child to education at a primary school because of her hairstyle. Like many of you, I’m extremely concerned about the…
Kingston, 27 July 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has congratulated the Reggae star, Buju Banton, on winning the 2020 Jamaica Festival Song competition. Buju Banton emerged winner of the competition on Sunday (yesterday) with his song titled, ‘I Am A Jamaican’…
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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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