Radio Programme

Seven Persons Honoured in St. James on Heroes Day

Roundabout JA | October 22, 2014
Seven persons in St. James, who’ve served in the fields of education, tourism, community service, sport, industry and commerce for more than 230 years combined, were recognised with the Sam Sharpe Awards, at the National Heroes Day Civic and Awards Ceremony, in Montego Bay, on October 20.
Presenter: Cassitta Irving
Producer: Cassitta Irving
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Roundabout JA | September 19, 2019
The National Library of Jamaica NLJ will be staging a series of activities up to December 10 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Dr. Louise Bennett Coverley, more affectionately known as ‘Miss Lou’. The events are being hosted as part of the 100 days of celebration to honour Miss Lou, who is widely regarded as the Mother of Jamaican Culture.  
Presenter: Twila Wheelan
Producer: Twila Wheelan
Roundabout JA | September 18, 2019
‘Tourism and Jobs: a better future for all’- that’s the theme for Tourism Awareness Week, being observed from September 22 to 28 this year. Leading up to World Tourism Day on September 27, the Ministry of Tourism has planned several activities, beginning with a Thanksgiving Service at Church on the Rock in St. Andrew, on Sunday, September 22. Throughout the week, the Ministry will be highlighting traditional and non-traditional jobs available in the sector with the aim of attracting more Jamaicans, encouraging them to take advantage of emerging opportunities.
Presenter: Vanessa Silvera
Producer: Vanessa Silvera
Roundabout JA | September 17, 2019
On today’s programme, Labour and Social Security Ministry Roadshow reaches 1,200 in Montego Bay, and later, Ms Lou 100, let’s go Roundabout Ja.
Presenter: Twila Wheelan
Producer: Twila Wheelan
Roundabout JA | September 16, 2019
Ten wards of the State, pursuing tertiary-level education, have been awarded scholarships valued at 40,000 US dollars by Children of Jamaica Outreach Inc. COJO, a New York-based Jamaican charity. The awardees were nominated by Children’s Officers from various children’s homes, based on their academic performance. They are pursuing studies in the field of education, law, nursing, psychology, architecture, and logistics.
Presenter: Twila Wheelan
Producer: Twila Wheelan
Roundabout JA | September 13, 2019
More than 1,700 storyboards depicting aspects of the life and work of Jamaica’s late cultural icon, Dr. Louise Bennett-Coverley, will be donated to schools, libraries, Ministries and Diplomatic Missions. This will be facilitated through a partnership between the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport and Fontana Pharmacy. The storyboard also depicts excerpts from Prime Minister Andrew Holness and Minister of Culture, Olivia Grange on how Miss Lou portrayed Jamaican culture and instilled national pride.
Presenter: Twila Wheelan
Producer: Twila Wheelan
Roundabout JA | September 13, 2019
Parents in communities in Western Jamaica are benefitting from parenting workshops staged by the Child Protection and Family Services Agency CPFSA. The objectives of the workshops are: to instill a greater sense of care and responsibility among parents; improve communication between parents and children and address behaviorial problems at home in order to prevent children from entering State care.
Presenter: Twila Wheelan
Producer: Twila Wheelan