Kingston, 30 June 2020 – In a major development, the Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has announced plans to take the top ten entries in the 2020 Jamaica Festival Song Competition to the world. “I’m really happy to announce that we’re going to be…
THE EDITOR: I write in response to the Letter of the Day published in The Gleaner of June 17, titled ‘Festival song competitors are shafted’ , which contains misinformation and incorrect assumptions. The Jamaica Festival Song Competition is not, and has never been, restricted to ‘amateurs’, whether as performers, writers…
Kingston, 15 June 2020 (JIS) - Four years after winning the Miss Jamaica Festival Queen Competition and launching Motivate Jamaica (JA) as her national project, Kyesha Randall is still using her platform to impact the lives of Jamaicans. Ms. Randall, who is a lover of the creative and performing arts,…
Kingston, 1 June 2020 – The Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport has been plunged into mourning this morning, upon learning of the death overnight of the former Permanent Secretary, Alison McLean. Minister, the Honourable Olivia Grange, said the news came as a shock: "This really breaks my heart.…
Kingston, 29 May 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has issued the following statement at the passing of the Minister of Labour and Social Security, the Honourable Shahine Robinson. Minister’s Statement: Today, my soul hurts deeply. The passing of my dear sister…
Kingston, 24 May 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has commended Caribbean Cement Company and Jamaica Pre-Mix Limited who have sanitised public spaces around three parks in the corporate area as their Labour Day project. The companies collaborated on the sanitisation project…
Kingston, 22 May 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has announced that the cleaning of the statues of the nation’s founding fathers — The Right Excellent Sir Alexander Bustamante and the Right Excellent Norman Manley — at St William Grant Park in…
Kingston, 17 May 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has expressed sadness at the passing of the media mogul, the Honourable Oliver Clarke. Minister’s Statement “I knew Oliver well and I’m very sad by his passing. He was an outstanding businessman, an…
Kingston, 13 May 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has written to the Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. the Honourable Christopher Tufton, requesting an investigation into allegations that the beard of a Rastafarian Elder was cut at a public hospital. Minister’s…

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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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