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Schools Celebrate ‘Jamaica Day’ on Friday

Jamaica Day will be celebrated this Friday, February 20, Director of Culture in Education Programme at the Ministry of Education (MOE), Amina Blackwood Meeks, has confirmed. Mrs. Blackwood Meeks made the disclosure during an interview with JIS News on Monday … Continued

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Jamalco Celebrates Bob Marley at Halse Hall Great House

Jamalco staged a Bob Marley Birthday Exhibition and Celebration at the Halse Hall Great House, Clarendon, on Friday, February 6, the birthday of the legendary Jamaican musician. Administrative Services Manager, Ms. Sharon Palmer, who gave the keynote address, lauded Marley … Continued

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Minister Commends Burning Spear on Winning Reggae Grammy

Minister of Information, Culture, Youth and Sports, Olivia “Babsy” Grange, today commended Jamaican singer, Burning Spear, on winning the 2009 Reggae Grammy. Spear, a native of St. Ann’s Bay, was named winner of the Grammy for Best Reggae Album for … Continued

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Bob Marley Remembered in Montego Bay

Reggae icon, the late Robert ‘Bob’ Marley, was remembered at a symposium, held at Sam Sharpe Square, in Montego Bay, St. James, on February 5, with hundreds of students, adults and teachers from across Western Jamaica participating. The event was … Continued

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CDA Appeals for More Foster Families

The Child Development Agency (CDA) is appealing to persons to open their homes to children eight years and under, who need the care of foster families. Making the call today (February 8), at a National Church Service, held at the … Continued

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Eight Get Bob Marley Day Awards in Toronto

Eight persons living in Toronto, Canada, have been presented with Bob Marley Day Awards for their work in inspiring young people. The presentations took place on Thursday, February 5, at Toronto City Hall. The Mayor’s proclamation, declaring February 6 as … Continued

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