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Minister Grange Regrets the Passing of former Maroon Leader Noel Prehay

first_imgStory Highlights Miss Grange said Colonel Prehay, who was Colonel for 33 years and the longest serving leader of the Windward Maroons, had steadily maintained the tradition of the solid leadership that his predecessors and compatriots had come to be known for. The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange has noted with sadness the passing of former Scotts Hall Maroon Colonel, Noel Prehay. The Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Minister expressed condolences to Colonel Prehay’s widow, his children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and to Colonel Pink the current Colonel and people of Scott’s Hall. The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange has noted with sadness the passing of former Scotts Hall Maroon Colonel, Noel Prehay.Minister Grange said that one of the things that Colonel Prehay will be remembered for was his call for the British government to pay what he said was Britain’s two centuries old debt to the Maroons.“We recall Colonel Prehay declaring that all Maroons should come together to make representation to the British Government to honour the debt, which resulted from commitments made by Britain in the treaty that ended its war with the Maroons in 1738.”Miss Grange said Colonel Prehay, who was Colonel for 33 years and the longest serving leader of the Windward Maroons, had steadily maintained the tradition of the solid leadership that his predecessors and compatriots had come to be known for.The Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Minister expressed condolences to Colonel Prehay’s widow, his children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and to Colonel Pink the current Colonel and people of Scott’s Hall.last_img read more

All set for Reggae Girlz celebrations

first_img The Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment & Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has announced the route for the Motorcade in honour of the Reggae Girlz. Story Highlights The motorcade will take place on Saturday, 15, December 2018 at the start of four days of celebration announced by the Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, for the Reggae Girlz’ historic qualification to the FIFA Women’s World Cup finals. The Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment & Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has announced the route for the Motorcade in honour of the Reggae Girlz.The motorcade will take place on Saturday, 15, December 2018 at the start of four days of celebration announced by the Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, for the Reggae Girlz’ historic qualification to the FIFA Women’s World Cup finals.Minister Grange has invited ”all Jamaicans to join us in celebrating with them.”Motorcade for Reggae GirlzCivic Ceremony in Sam Sharpe Square . 9:30AM . 11AM– Delegation departs Montego Bay at 11:30AMMeet and Greet at GC Foster College . 2:30PM . 3:30PMExit GC Foster College and then right onto Brunswick AvenueKeep on Brunswick Ave then right onto Young StreetLeft onto Burke Road and onwards to Mandela Highway through Twickenham Park and Central VillageThrough Six Miles and onwards to Washington Boulevard/Dunrobin AvenueRight onto Constant Spring Road going through Half Way Tree SquareStop in Half Way Tree Square . 15 MinutesOnwards to Half Way Tree Road going through Cross RoadsOnwards to Slipe RoadRight at Torrington Bridge and across to Slipe Pen RoadLeft onto Rosseau RoadLeft onto Beechwood Avenue and onwards to the Tony Spaulding ComplexHYPE ZONE in Arnett Gardens (Car Park of Tony Spaulding Complex) – 6:00PM . 7:30PMThe UPDATED schedule of activities:Friday, 14 December 2018– Overseas-based members of team arriveSaturday, 15 December 2018-Civic Ceremony in Sam Sharpe Square, Montego Bay (9:30AM to 10:30AM)-Motorcade across St Catherine, Kingston and St AndrewSunday, 16 December 2018-Meet and Greet the Press (1:30PM to 3:30PM)-Praise, Worship and Thanksgiving Concert at Emancipation Park (5:30PM to 8:30PM)Monday, 17 December 2018-Courtesy Calls on leaders.Her Excellency Lady Allen (9:00AM).His Worship the Mayor of Kingston, Councillor Delroy Williams (11:00AM).Dr. Peter Phillips, Leader of the Opposition (1:00PM)– Visit to the Women’s Centre of Jamaica Foundation- Reception hosted by the Prime Minister, the Most Honourable Andrew HolnessTuesday, 18 December 2018– Excursion to North CoastWednesday, 19 December 2018-members of team depart Jamaica Minister Grange has invited ”all Jamaicans to join us in celebrating with them.”last_img read more