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Launch of Kingston Creative Culture Forum

Downtown Kingston will be prioritized during the inaugural Kingston Creative Culture Forum, set for September 24th. Kingston Creative will convene the forum.

Global Logistics Hub to Diversify Economy

The Government of Jamaica (GOJ) has embarked on implementing a Global Logistics Hub Initiative. Our geographic location creates a natural advantage for a global logistics hub. The JSEZA is positioning Jamaica to capture a more significant market share. Read about this development in the press release.

Alberto Campbell-Staines Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Goal

Alberto Campbell-Staines journey is one of love, support and determination to never give up. Having been born in Jamaica with intellectual disabilities, he continues to raise the limitation bar. Read our story about this first time Paralympian.

Jamaica Celebrates 59 Years of Political Independence

On August 6, 1962, Jamaica gained political independence from Britain after more than 300 years of British colonial rule. Our history is built on the hardship and courage of our ancestors. We will continually stand tall on this great legacy. Happy 59th Anniversary on Jamaica's Independence.

The 2021 Governor-General’s Achievement Awards

The 2021 Governor General's Awards celebrates 30 years of recognizing excellence among ordinary Jamaicans who achieve extraordinary milestones. This year 41 recipients were honoured during a virtual ceremony. We are sharing highlights from the Special Award segment of the programme where three recipients were honoured.

Persons In Disabled Community Encouraged To Join JCPD To Access Benefits

The Jamaica Council for Persons With Disability (JCPD) is encouraging individuals with a disability to register and become members. Members are being further prompted to apply and access some of the benefits that are available. Further information is located in this article.

Rev Dr Garnett Roper On Assignment To Africa

Over the last four decades, Garnett Roper has practised as a minister of the Missionary Church in Jamaica. Dr Roper’s life is dedicated to theology and social policy development for marginalized people. His next assignment is in Zambia and nearby countries in Southern Africa, where he will continue to teach, preach and participate in social policy activities.

Merlene Ottey – A True Legend

Merlene Ottey is one of the most decorated athletes worldwide. She has broken records and set standards in international track & field. Her legacy set the trend of the prowess that we see on the track today. We salute her royalty.

A Glance At Jamaica’s Summer Olympics History

Since their Olympics debut in 1948, Jamaica has ranked up a historical dominance in the sprint and sprint relay. The 2020 Tokyo Olympics will begin on July 23rd through August 8th, 2021. GNJ will be tuned in. Will you be there?

Nina Cooke John – Designer of Harriet Tubman Monument

Jamaican architect Nina Cooke John will be designing the new Harriet Tubman monument mounted in Newark, New Jersey. The Tubman monument will replace a statue of Christopher Columbus, which officials removed from Washington Square.

Jamaican Actor Marcos James Big Break

Jamaican Actor Marcos James is realizing and seizing more opportunities, having landed a role in three-part series on Lifetime Movie Network. The first-ever LMN film series event will air three consecutive Thursdays premiering, July 8th on LMN.

Dr Sandra Lindsay Is Still Making History

Since making global news as the first person to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in the United States, the Jamaican-born Sandra Lindsay continues to make history. Dr Lindsey recently earned a PhD in well-being sciences at the century-old AT Still University in Arizona.