As Jamaicans worldwide make their feelings known, the call for George Wright to be removed from parliament is getting louder by the day. The former JLP Member of Parliament became embattled ever since a video showing a man beating a woman went viral.
The Sandals Foundation has decided that they will plant no less than 10,000 trees in Jamaica by April 2022. The effort is to help a collaborative group reach their goals of planting one million trees throughout the Caribbean by that time.
A donation of JMD$11.3Mil will go a long way in empowering Jamaica in it's fight to contain the COVID-19 Vaccine. The countries hospitals will be furnished with 48 new beds to deal with the influx of needy patients. A much needed injection.
In celebrating Groundation Day, the Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, The Honourable Oliva Grange, released a heartfelt message. She intends to point out the significant meaning of such a visit to the only global religion indigenous to Jamaica. Well done, Rastafari.
The Library of Congress added The Harder They Come to its archives. The addition signifies the cultural significance of the album. The Jamaican movie was the first, and the soundtrack help transport our culture worldwide. A definite cultural treasure!
Sandals Foundation pulls all stops and lets it flow for schools across four of Jamaica's parishes. The foundation has installed hand washing sanitation stations valued at US$22,000.
In response to the ongoing need to provide Jamaican children with electronic devices such as tablets and laptops for distance learning, Consul General Oliver Mair will host a Christmas fundraising initiative. The event titled “Mek di Pickney Dem Smile” will feature a Virtual Concert and Telethon, to be held on Sunday, December 20th, 6:00 to […]
Olive Senior is the latest cultural icon invested as the Poet Laureate of Jamaica. The ceremony took place at King’s House, and Governor-General Sir Patrick Allen presented her. Her term runs from 2021 to 2024. Her responsibility will be to increase the spoken are across Jamaica.
Equality across all sectors would benefit this country in so many ways. Minister Olivia Grange expresses the need for change. It is this change which will immediately put a well-needed balance in our society. Society looks forward to this happening sooner rather than later.
Following the Tablet and Laptop Initiative's launch under the theme-A Device for Every Child – Bridging the Digital Divide, the Consulate General of Jamaica, New York, secured approximately USD 150,000 or JMD 21,825,000 towards this important project. According to Consul General Alsion Roach Wilson who thanked key partners and friends, “the initiative, is aimed at […]
The government is committed to protecting the rights of its citizens. Minister Johnson Smith expressed this sentiment during the 46th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council. Children, the elderly, women and persons with disabilities are all focus groups.