ON DUTY: From 2009 to 2014, he served as Jamaica’s Consul General to Toronto. Come January, Seth George Ramocan will officially assume the role of High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, succeeding Aloun Assamba, who has returned to the COK family. Ramocan will serve as non-resident high commissioner to the kingdoms of Norway, Denmark and Sweden, the republic of Finland and the republic of Cyprus. Hailed by foreign affairs minister Kamina Johnson-Smith for his contributions to diplomatic service, politics, education and civil society, Ramocan is also an ordained pastor and is a former Vice Chairman and interim Executive Director of the HEART Trust/NTA. He holds a Masters in Interdisciplinary Studies and an Associate degree in Business Administration.
ON STAGE: After a brief dalliance in the secular world, Prodigal has made his return to the gospel scene official. The ace deejay is among a cadre of heavyhitters who will rock the stage at AIM First Fest on Monday, January 2, at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre, kicking off the brand New Year with a night of praise, thanksgiving and festive celebration. American gospel sensation Deitrick Haddon, the main draw at GoSplash in August, is the show’s international headliner. In addition to Prodigal, Haddon will share top billing with Kevin Downswell, Jabez, Carey Sales and Perpetual Praise, among several others. Markland ‘Action’ Edwards will emcee the concert, alongside Basilia Barnaby-Cuffe and Nadine Blair.