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Jamaica Youth Minister adamant Permanent Secretary must go on account of allegations

(Jamaica Gleaner) Minister of Youth and Culture Lisa Hanna is not backing down from her position that cultural expert Sydney Bartley cannot continue as the permanent secretary (PS) in her ministry.

Bartley has gone to court in an attempt to block efforts to force his early retirement after allegations of sexual misconduct were levelled against him, but Hanna is firm that he must go. Read more

‘Yardie’ play makes Hollywood rounds

Jamaican actress, writer, comedienne and TV host Sardia Robinson is making her mark on the Hollywood scene and inspiring women across the country with her one woman show, From a Yardie to a Yankee, a true story about her life, struggles, and journey to stardom.

“I am so thrilled to be able to tell my life story on stage because I am deeply passionate about encouraging other women to love themselves, make smart choices and fight back when life gets difficult,” says Robinson. Read more


REGGAE held centrestage during last weekend’s Florianopolis Carnival in Brazil which involved a number of Jamaican personalities.

Singers Bunny Wailer and Andrew Tosh, music industry veteran Maxine Stowe and former Miss World Cindy Breakspeare were joined by former Jamaica football coach Rene Simoes, and Brazilian music promoter Chritiano Andrade, on a float saluting

Jamaican music. Read more