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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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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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