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Playground Coming to National Heroes Park

Thousands of children are set to benefit from a playground to be constructed on a section of the lands of the National Heroes Park. This comes as the Early Childhood Commission (ECC) has successfully forged a partnership with Campus Crusade … Continued

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Celebrating Reggae Month 2009

During the month of February 2009, the Ministry of Information, Culture, Youth and Sports (MICYS) will once again carry out a number of activities in celebration of Reggae Month. Reggae Month which is in its second year, comes against the … Continued

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Preparations for Jazz Festival on Target

With less than a week before the start of the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival, Executive Producer of the festival and President of Turnkey Productions, Walter Elmore, said that preparations are on target. “The stage is already up and the … Continued

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OCA Continues to Protect and Enforce Rights of the Child

Children’s Advocate Mrs. Mary Clarke, is reminding the nation that the Office of the Children’s Advocate (OCA), is mandated to protect and enforce the rights and best interests of every Jamaican child. “The OCA investigates complaints made by or on … Continued

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Heritage Park To Open At Labyrinth All-Age On Oct. 20

The Labyrinth All-Age School in St. Mary is constructing a heritage park on the school ground, which is scheduled for opening on National Heroes’ Day, October 20, as part of heritage month celebrations. Principal for the school, Etta Mullings, said … Continued

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Activities Planned For Heritage Week In St. Catherine

The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), in collaboration with the St. Catherine Parish Council, is planning a number of activities to be held in the parish during Heritage Week. Heritage Week will be observed from October 12 -20 under the … Continued

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UNESCO Head Pays Three-Day Vist To Jamaica

Koichiro Matsuura, Director-General of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), will be making his first official visit to Jamaica on Thursday, May 1 for the opening of the International World Press Freedom Day Conference, to be held … Continued

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Plans Advanced For Children’s Expo In May

The Jamaica Foundation for Children (JFC) will hold its annual Children’s Expo from May 16 to 18, this year, at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre in Kingston. In launching the Expo at the Courtleigh Hotel in Kingston today (April 8) … Continued

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Cultural Events To Be Staged At Devon House This Year

Devon House will host a series of cultural events this year, showcasing quality local products and cuisine, as part of efforts to promote the development of Jamaica’s cultural heritage. Glendon Nam, Executive Director of Devon House said the series of events … Continued

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WCJF Reaching Out To Adolescent Mothers

For almost 25 years the Women’s Centre of Jamaica Foundation (WCJF) has been quietly going above and beyond the call of duty, not only assisting pregnant teenagers through its programme for adolescent mothers, but also following up the progress of … Continued

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Parenting Seminar At Mind Tomorrow

Parents are always encouraged to become more involved in the education of their children attending high school. This call will be supported by the National Council on Education (NCE), in collaboration with the I Can Learning Centre, when they host … Continued

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US$5,000 Donated To Liberty Hall

Liberty Hall in downtown Kingston, the former headquarters of the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA), has received a US$5,000 donation from the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The money has been given under UNESCO’s information and communication … Continued

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