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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


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


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


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


Bob Marley Day Proclaimed in Toronto

For the 19th consecutive year, the Mayor of Toronto, Canada, proclaimed February 6 as Bob Marley Day. Mayor David Miller, is Toronto’s fifth Mayor to have issued a proclamation in honour of the Jamaican reggae icon. On Thursday, February 5, … Continued


Government Resolute in Reducing Child Labour

Minister of Labour and Social Security, Pearnel Charles, has emphasised that the Government is resolute and committed about reducing child labour, and has warned persons of the consequences of employing children. Speaking at the launch and agreement signing of the … Continued

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