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Olympian Receives 2014 Courtney Walsh Award

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:27:00 +0000

Olympian, Michael Frater, is the recipient of this year’s 10th presentation of the prestigious Courtney Walsh Award for Excellence in sports. The 100 metres specialist was chosen from a field of four shortlisted nominees, including: fellow Olympian, 400 metres runner, … Continued The post Olympian Receives 2014 Courtney Walsh Award appeared first on Jamaica Information Service.
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CHASE Invests $4.4 Billion in Sports Development

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:20:22 +0000

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller, has hailed the Culture, Health, Arts, Sports, and Education (CHASE) Fund’s approximately $4.4 billion investment in Jamaica’s sports development since its inception in 2003. This input, she said, includes over $532 million … Continued The post CHASE Invests $4.4 Billion in Sports Development appeared first on Jamaica Information Service.
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Women Urged To Examine Breasts Monthly

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:53:19 +0000

The Jamaica Cancer Society (JCS) is appealing to all women to do monthly breast self examinations and to also visit the Jamaica Cancer Society breast clinic. Women, aged 40  and older are also being encouraged to do annual mammograms, as … Continued The post Women Urged To Examine Breasts Monthly appeared first on Jamaica Information Service.
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Minister Hanna Mourns Musical Hero John Holt

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:16:46 +0000

The Minister of Youth and Culture, the Hon. Lisa Hanna, MP has expressed sadness at the passing of the Jamaican Reggae singer, John Holt. Minister Hanna said Holt, who passed away on Sunday, October 19,  was “one of the true … Continued The post Minister Hanna Mourns Musical Hero John Holt appeared first on Jamaica Information Service.
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Seven Honoured in St. James on Heroes Day

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:54:49 +0000

Seven persons in St. James, who have 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 … Continued The post Seven Honoured in St. James on Heroes Day appeared first on Jamaica Information Service.
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