Kingston, 17 September 2021 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has met with the Mayor of Falmouth, His Worship Colin Gager; and the Member of Parliament for Northern Trelawny, Tova Hamilton, to advance culture and heritage projects in the parish. Minister Grange said…
Kingston, 8 September 2021 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has announced plans for a new monument in tribute to the cultural icon, the Honourable Louise Bennett Coverley. The new monument will be part of a ‘Miss Lou Corner’ to be established at…
MESSAGE BY THE HONOURABLE OLIVIA GRANGE, CD, MP MINISTER OF CULTURE, GENDER, ENTERTAINMENT AND SPORT FOR THE INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR PEOPLE OF AFRICAN DESCENT 31 August 2021 Today, we join with our brothers and sisters on the continent of Mother Africa, and the millions of her children throughout the Diaspora,…
Kingston, 29 August 2021 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has confirmed the passing of the Reggae pioneer, record producer and singer Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry. Minister Statement “I have spoken with his son and other members of the family, and I can confirm…
Kingston, 19 August 2021 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has announced that a university student from Central Village, St Catherine — Bobby Smith — has won the Jamaica 60 logo design competition. Minister Grange met the designer at her offices in New…
Kingston, 9 August 2021 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has expressed sadness at the passing of poet, Jean ‘Binta’ Breeze. “She was certainly one of Jamaica’s most outstanding poets, storytellers and cultural activists,” Minister Grange said of ‘Binta’ Breeze, who was born…
Kingston, 3 August 2021 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has welcomed the decision of the Commissioner of Police, Major General Antony Anderson, to order an investigation into claims that the police in Clarendon forcibly trimmed the locks of a young Rastafarian woman…
Kingston, 26 July 2021 – “The Festival Song is back!” declared the Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, after the successful staging of the 2021 competition. The Minister was beaming with satisfaction after the final show and the announcement of the winner live on national…
Kingston, 24 July 2021 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has released the following statement at the passing of Hugh Nash, the former Chairman and Executive Director of the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission. Minister’s Statement “I am deeply saddened at the news of…
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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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