Kingston, 20 April 2021 - The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, said today that, “Sadly, ‘Sharpe Talk’ has come to end with the passing of Michael Sharpe, easily one of the country’s most influential broadcast journalists.” Michael Sharpe, the longest serving journalist in the…
Kingston, 15 April 2021 (OPM) - Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the Government plans to invest in the entertainment industry. Speaking in Parliament on Tuesday (April 13, 2021), the Prime Minister also encouraged major stakeholders in the industry to join the Government in developing strategies for the delivery of their…
Kingston, 1 April 2021 - The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has issued the following statement at the passing of Bert Rose: “I am deeply saddened at the passing of Bert Rose, outstanding dancer, choreographer and creative, founding member of the NDTC and co-founder…
Kingston, 2 April 2021 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has said that she is pleased that the Rastafari Coral Gardens Elders Home, established at Norwood in St James with funds provided by her Ministry, is now operational. Minister Grange spoke at the…
Kingston, 29 March 2021 – The United Nations General Assembly has adopted a resolution proclaiming October 24 to 31 each year as the Global Media and Information Literacy Week. The idea for the declaration of the Global Media and Information Literacy Week within the United Nations system was first proposed…
Kingston, 14 March 2021 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has hailed the posthumous victory of the Reggae legend Toots Hibbert in the Grammy Awards for 2020 which were announced today. Toots and the Maytals won the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album…
Kingston, 2 March 2021 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has released the following tribute to the Reggae legend, Bunny Wailer. Minister’s Statement: “The passing of Bunny Wailer, whose correct name is Neville O’Riley Livingston, has left a void in the culture and…
Kingston, 2 March 2021 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has released the following statement at the passing of Bunny Wailer. Minister’s Statement: “At the request of the family, I announce with deepest sadness, the passing of the patriarch, brother, friend and Jamaican…
Kingston, 23 February 2021 - The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has expressed deep sadness at the passing of Constance Christie, mother of international dancehall artiste Shabba Ranks. “She was someone I knew very well and I had made plans to touch base with…

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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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