Kingston, 24 March 2021 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has released the following statement at the passing of racehorse trainer, Wayne DaCosta. Minister’s Statement "I join with the family, the racehorse industry, and wider national sports family in mourning the passing of…
Kingston, 22 March 2021 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has provided national women’s cricketer, Rashada Williams, with assistance to continue her university education. Williams, who is reading for a first degree in Physical Education, has been given Five Hundred Thousand Dollars (J$500,000)…
Kingston, 21 March 2021 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has issued the following statement at the passing of Peter Moodie. Minister’s Statement “I am deeply saddened to learn of the death of former race car champion driver and mechanic, Peter Moodie, Snr.…
Kingston, 19 February 2021 – Earlier today, February 19, 2021, the Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, convened a meeting with Mr. Michael Ricketts, President, Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), Mr. Christopher Williams and Mr. Donovan White, Chairman and Director respectively of the Professional Football Jamaica…
Kingston, 16 February 2021 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, is saddened and in shock at the killing of athletics coach Nicholas Neufville and 19 year old Raheima Edwards. “Word cannot express how I feel at this moment,” said Minister Grange after learning…
Kingston, 8 February 2021 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has expressed sadness at the passing of the Jamaican Olympic legend Leslie ‘Les’ Laing. Les Laing was part of the famous 4x400m relay team that won gold for Jamaica at the 1952 Olympic…
Kingston, 5 February 2021 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has written to the President of the Jamaica Football Federation, Michael Ricketts, demanding the immediate shut-down of the training camp at the Horace Burrell Football Academy. Minister Grange wrote to Mr Ricketts after…
Kingston, 5 February 2021 – The Government of Jamaica has given the go ahead for the resumption of sporting activities on a case by case basis. The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, says provision for the resumption of sporting activities has been included in…
Kingston, 1 February 2021 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, says her Ministry is in the process of establishing a special fund to assist former national sports representatives who have fallen on hard times. Minister Grange has directed the Sports Development Foundation to…

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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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