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.
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.
The Sandals Foundation, through Sandals and Beaches brands and its robust marketing machinery has partnered with the non-profit organization 'Pack for a Purpose'. The programme invites travelers to donate 5 pounds of school, medical, hygiene and other needed supplies to their country destination.
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.
The Little Theatre woke up on International Reggae Day. The launch of the Docufilm of the life of Dennis Emmanuel Brown CD stood as the reason. Patrons were ready to celebrate the three milestones of this event. Each patron was eager to be a part of Jamaican history. The first milestone was that this event […]
Sandals Resort Internationals and Sandals Foundation teamed up on International Fisherman's Day to celebrate and share best practices with Jamaican fisherfolks.
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.
The life expectancy of the Jamaica senior citizen population continues to grow along with the global trend. In recognition of the valuable resource that our seniors provide to the economy, specific social services are being provided by the Jamaican government.
The public is being urged to make sure that they play the part of protocol police when attending entertainment functions. Strict adherence to protocol should be practiced.
Celebrating and affirming the contribution of good fathers is one of the greatest honor to bestow on our males. Good Fathers indeed help to build great nations. This week, 25 awesome fathers were recognized with awards from the BGA. Check out our article for this story.
Mrs. Marjorie Grant Fuller will serve as Jamaica's Special Envoy to four African states namely Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa and Togo. She was appointed on March 1, 2021 and will serve for a period of two years