Grange calls entertainment industry leaders to discuss response to devastation in the Bahamas

Kingston, 4 September 2019 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has called an urgent meeting with leaders in the Entertainment industry to develop a strategy to assist the people of the Bahamas who’ve been affected by hurricane Dorian.

Minister Grange said she was “moved to tears by images of the devastation in the Bahamas and we must help in every way that we can.”

Several leaders in the Entertainment industry will attend the meeting at the Minister’s office in New Kingston on Wednesday, 4 September starting at 6pm.

“I will sit with members of the industry and together we will come up with the best response to the devastation in the Bahamas,” said Minister Grange.

Minister Grange has pledged Jamaica’s assistance in communications with the head of the Gender Bureau in the Bahamas, Jacinta Higgs. Minister Grange has also reached out to the Bahamian Minister with responsibility for Gender and Family Affairs, the Honourable Frankee Campbell; and the Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, the Honourable Lancsha Rolle.

Minister Grange says she’s confident that the Entertainment industry will respond to the situation in the Bahamas.

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