Saturday, 31 October 2020

ON THE SCENE: OHJA Herb House officially opened… CBA treats Mandeville frontline workers… Birthday floral tributes for Sangster and Williams… New EU Ambassador visits J’ca House

GUEST OF HONOUR: Oct. 29, St. Andrew: As is the custom when a new diplomat is posted to the island, new EU Ambassador to Jamaica, Marianne Van Steen, recently paid a courtesy call on PM Andrew Holness at Jamaica House, where she was warmly welcomed with a gift and later spoke with the PM about multilateral issues. (Photo: Jamaica House) 

110 IN THE SHADE: Oct. 26, Kingston. Government officials (including PM Holness and Mayor Delroy Williams), civil servants and members of the public gathered at National Heroes Park for a floral tribute to mark the 109th anniversary of the birth of the late former Prime Minister Donald Sangster. (Photo: Ministry of Culture) 

RESPECT DUE: Oct. 26, Kingston. Also at Heroes Park, Culture minister Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange led a floral tribute in commemoration of the 108th anniversary of the birth of beloved cultural icon Ranny ‘Mas Ran’ Williams. (Photo: Ministry of Culture) 

HIGH GRADE: Oct. 23, St. Andrew. The official opening of the OHJA Herb House on Lady Musgrave Road drew appearances from reggae star Richie Spice and members of his team (among others), who posed for photo-ops, while congratulating the proprietors on a successful venture. (Photo: Skkan Media) 

SPECIAL DELIVERY: Oct. 15, Manchester. A team representing the Chinese Benevolent Association (CBA) recently treated staffers at the Mandeville Hospital to hot lunches, showing appreciation for their tireless efforts in the face of COVID-19 restrictions. (Photo: Southern Regional Health Authority)

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