Tag Archives: Entertainment

Seaga remembered on his 90th birthday

[ad_1] THE leadership of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) yesterday sang praises for former leader and prime minister of Jamaica Edward Seaga at a floral tribute at National Heroes’ Park in Kingston. Seaga, a legendary Jamaican politician, died on his birthday last year and was buried at National Heroes’ Park. He would have been 90 […]

Emancipation Day will be observed on Saturday, August 1

[ad_1] THE public is being advised that the Emancipation Day public holiday will be observed on Saturday, August 1, 2020, as scheduled. Director of public relations and communication in the Ministry of Labour and Social Security Vando Palmer told JIS News that the legislation that governs public holidays has not made any provision for a […]

700 entertainment breaches; minister summons stakeholders

[ad_1] LOCAL Government Minister Desmond McKenzie has summoned entertainment industry stakeholders to a meeting at his ministry today to discuss increasing violations of the protocols governing the reopening of the industry. “This disregard for the rules is happening at and through numerous events being held all over the country. Our surveys show that over 700 […]

Orlando Patterson heads list of national honours awardees for 2020

[ad_1] HARVARD University Professor Orlando H Patterson led a field of more than 120 Jamaicans who were announced yesterday as recipients of national honours awards for 2020. Patterson, who is now 80, was appointed a member of the Order of Merit (OM), Jamaica’s third-highest national honour. A historical and cultural sociologist, he previously held faculty […]

Chuck firm on fine for frivolous sexual harassment claims despite unease

[ad_1] AS the Joint Select Committee (JSC) on the Sexual Harassment Bill continues its deliberations, indications at this point are that the fine for making a false claim will not be lowered, as is being proposed by at least one advocacy group. Girls Who Know Ja (GWK Ja), in its presentation to the JSC at […]