The Honourable Mrs. Icylin Golding signed the Oath of Allegiance and Oath of Office as Custos Rotulorum for the parish of St. Catherine Governor-General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen, presents in a swearing in ceremony held at King’s House on Friday (September 24).
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.
Jamaica's Judicial system needs reinforcement and empowerment. With that in mind, Jamaica's Governor-General appointed eight judges to the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals for the Easter Term. The ceremony took place at King's House. Although their task ahead is not easy, each has sworn to represent society's expectation to uphold a stellar justice system.
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.