Last Saturday, the atmosphere of the Courthleigh Auditorium vibrated with excitement and anticipation at the beginning of the ceremony. This year was the fourth staging of QORIHC which aims to honour and recognize hard-working female industry players.
We are who we are today because of selfless many who toiled before us. These individuals envisioned life beyond oppression and slavery. Not only did they devote their lives to ensuring that their vision came to fruition, but some were also imprisoned while others were killed. Today we refer to these valiant individuals as our “heroes”.
Chevon Sewell and La Shawn Walford are both student volunteers who attend the University Of Technology, Jamaica and Nothern Caribbean University, respectively. These two students travel to Boys Town Primary and Infant School every Friday to give free Mathematics lessons to the grade six students.
As Jamaica moves to implement measures to address the potential threat of the Tropical Race 4 (TR4) disease, which affects bananas, plantains and Heliconia, the national task force, assigned by the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries held its first official meeting at the Ministry’s Hope Gardens offices. Taskforce meets on Tropical Race 4 […]
Hopefully, you have read part 1 of my blog series ‘Welcome Home’. In part 2, I talk more about celebrating identity, my cross-cultural identity as a Black British and how it’s perceived overseas. Read part 1 first then continue on to part 2. Identity Clash - Who Am I? I have never watched so much […]
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator the Honourable Kamina Johnson Smith will join 52 Trade Ministers within the Commonwealth grouping, to explore strategies to boost trade with a special focus on inclusive and sustainable trade and the Connectivity Agenda across the Commonwealth. This Second Meeting of the Commonwealth Trade Ministers will be held […]
The Ministry of Health and Wellness is on a mission to ensure that the people of Jamaica are living healthier lives. Jamaica has endorsed the Action Plan to Eliminate Trans-fatty Acids from Industrial Production 2020-2025, which was approved by the 57th Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) this week.
State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green, says a new [Ganja] Patent Bill is expected to be tabled in the House of Representatives in two weeks. Mr Green informed that the bill has already gone through the necessary internal processes, including a meeting of the Legislative Committee, which […]