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Young People Urged to Participate in Sports

Young people are being urged to get involved in sports-related activities as a positive outlet for their energy. The encouragement has come from President of the Longville Park Citizens Association, Baldvin McKenzie, at the launch of the Clarendon Division 1 … Continued

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International Women’s Day on March 8

International Women’s Day (IWD) will be observed on Sunday, March 8. This is the day when women worldwide are recognized for their struggles and accomplishments in the various arenas. It also provides an opportunity to explore women’s untapped potential and … Continued

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Young Persons Encouraged to Pursue Excellence

Advisor to the Minister of Education, Robert Miller, has implored young Jamaicans to strive for excellence in their academic and non-academic pursuits, and not settle for mediocrity. Addressing a career fair at the Edwin Allen High School in Frankfield, Clarendon … Continued

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Resource Honours Garvey’s Legacy

The third annual Marcus Garvey Fair, to honour the legacy of Jamaica’s first National Hero, was held recently at Liberty Hall in Resource, Manchester. Events Co-ordinator Valerie Dixon, who has spearheaded the celebration over the past three years, told JIS … Continued

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JCDC Stages Developmental Workshop

A developmental workshop on wardrobe planning and basic make-up application, was held by the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), on February 24, at the Ridgemount United Church, in Mandeville, Manchester. Twenty-seven participants representing schools and businesses from the JCDC’s Central … Continued

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Trench Town Culture Yard Designated National Heritage Site

Trench Town Culture Yard, internationally recognised as the cornerstone reggae music, has been designated a Protected National Heritage Site by the Jamaica National Heritage Trust (JNHT), boosting its potential to attract visitors. A ceremony, to unveil a plague bearing the … Continued

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