Statement by the Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sportthe Honourable Olivia Grange, CD, MP Jamaica’s Policy Statement to the 40th Session of theUNESCO General ConferenceParis, France15 November 2019 Salutations President of the General ConferenceChairman of the Executive BoardDirector General Last year, on November 29, the Reggae Music of Jamaica…
Kingston, 12 November 2019 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has been elected a Vice-President of the 40th Session of the UNESCO General Conference which is underway in Paris, France. The General Conference, which happens every two years, brings together the 193 members…
Kingston, 11 November 2019 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, says Jamaica has been reaping the benefits of signing on to the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expression. The Minister was speaking at the recent National…
Kingston, 5 November 2019 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has released the following statement at the passing of Franklyn St Juste. Minister’s Statement “It is with great sadness that I learnt today of the passing of Franklyn St Juste, whose contribution to…
Kingston, 19 October 2019 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has given the following statement on the use of national symbols and emblems on items for sale online. Minister’s Statement It has come to my attention that items of clothing printed with national…
Kingston, 4 October 2019 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, says National Heritage Week — October 13-21 — will be celebrated under the theme ‘Our Heritage… A Great Legacy.’ Minister Grange has urged Jamaicans across the world to join the celebration. Minister Grange…
Kingston, 19 September 2019 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has given the following statement on the compensation of victims of the Coral Gardens Incident of 1963. Minister’s Statement: As representatives, we have two main obligations: to do what is right and to…
Kingston, 18 September 2019 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, is underscoring government policy, in keeping with the Jamaican Constitution, which does not permit discrimination on the basis of religious or cultural practices or race. Accordingly, Minister Grange said, it is not acceptable…
Kingston, 12 September 2019 – In an effort to educate the nation on the life and work of the late Honourable Louise Bennett-Coverley (Miss Lou), Fontana Pharmacy has collaborated with the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport to distribute a ‘Miss Lou storyboard’ to over 1,700 schools in Jamaica…
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