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IBI Summer of Service Programme Opens for Registration

  The 2019 I Believe Initiative’s Summer of Service (SOS) Programme is open for registration. During the period April 2 to 30, 2019 exceptional students with dire financial need who are matriculating to colleges and/or universities for their 1st year of undergraduate study and those currently completing their 1st year to begin their 2nd in 2019, are invited to register. The Summer of Service (SOS) Programme is one of the best known projects of the I Believe Initiative (IBI). It...

Passing of Deputy Governor-General’s Secretary

Their Excellencies the Most Honourable Sir Patrick Allen and the Most Honourable Lady Allen express regret at the passing of Deputy Governor-General’s Secretary – Personal (DGGS-P), Captain Delando Coriah on Saturday, March 30. Captain Coriah 41, was appointed to the position on December 4, 2018. Captain Coriah was the first Aide-de- Camp to serve Sir Patrick Allen between 2009 and 2011. At the end of His tenure at King’s House he returned to the Jamaica Defence Force Coast Guard. Describing...

Autism Awareness Month : Light it up blue

April is being observed as Autism Awareness Month to foster understanding and acceptance for persons with autism. On World Autism Awareness Day, April 2, King’s House joined landmarks and monuments around the world to Light It Up Blue. Each night the main building will be bathed in blue lights and will remain this way for the rest of the month as our gesture toward the observance of the Month. Other landmarks around the world which will turn blue in support...

Governor-General receives Credentials from Diplomats

Governor-General Sir Patrick Allen received Letters of Credence from five (5) Ambassadors and two (2) High Commissioners at a Ceremony at King’s House yesterday. The Ambassadors were: Her Excellency Ayşe Berris Ekinci Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey His Excellency Anastassios Petrovas Ambassador of the Hellenic Republic (Greece) His Excellency Sang-il KIM Ambassador of the Republic of Korea His Excellency Andrian Yelemessov Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan His Excellency Carlos Amaro Ambassador of the Republic of Portugal Also there...

Special Olympics Volleyball Team visits GG

“Do well!” were the word of encouragement from Governor-General Sir Patrick Allen to 23 members of the Special Olympics Team who paid a Courtesy Call on him at King’s House a few days before their departure to Abu Dhabi last week. The Governor-General said Jamaica was fortunate to have ambassadors who always did well for the country. He observed that once people were in love with their country they would always do their best as they had the right values...