Kingston, 23 April 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has expressed sadness at the passing of Professor Tara Dasgupta, the recipient of the Silver Musgrave Medal in 2019. In her tribute, Minister Grange said “Professor Dasgupta had served Jamaica well” and that…
Kingston, 13 April 2020 – “His contribution to the popularity of Reggae music in North America has been immense,” says the Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, as she paid tribute to the late broadcaster Gil Bailey. Gil Bailey died in New York today (Monday).…
Kingston, 13 March 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has announced the closure of cultural and sport facilities, including museums, galleries, and stadia run by the government. Minister Grange says the closures — with effect from Saturday, 14 March 2020 — are…
Kingston, 14 February 2020 – The Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport will offer a scholarship in the name of the late Barrington Moncrieffe tenable at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts. The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, made…
Kingston, 25 January 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has hailed volunteers across the island who are participating in the three-day national dengue clean up activity. Minister Grange was speaking at the New Day Primary and Junior High School in St Andrew…
Kingston, 17 January 2020 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has expressed sadness at the passing of the dancer and choreographer, Barry Moncrieffe. Minister Grange said he was “one of the finest male dancers we’ll ever see.” In a tribute this evening, Minister…
Kingston, 21 December 2019 – The Trust Fund for victims of the 1963 Coral Gardens incident has now been established. The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, signed the document on Thursday to officially establish the Rastafari Coral Gardens Trust which will be managed by…
Kingston, 18 December 2019 – “We will see her soon!” That was the assurance of the Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, as she announced that the government had reached an agreement with the Miss World Organisation for the new title holder, Jamaica’s Toni-Ann Singh,…
Kingston, 2 December 2019 – UNESCO has accepted Jamaica’s proposal for the declaration of a Global Media and Information Literacy Week. The proposal, presented by the Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange has been accepted by UNESCO’s Executive Board and by its Commission on Communication…

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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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