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Government Will Deepen Cooperation To Strengthen Regional Security - Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service

“Therefore, the choices we make with regard to furthering the region's security must be done in a manner that is collaborative, in order to promote economic and social prosperity for all in the region. Jamaica has a key role to play in this regard ...

Road users urged to exercise greater caution - Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Ruel Reid, is urging motorists to exercise greater care on the roads in order to prevent accidents and safeguard the lives of citizens. “We all need (to) be very disciplined (and ...

Caribbean actuary receives international award - TT Newsday (press release)

For her distinguished work as an actuary and for public service she was awarded the Order of Distinction, Commander Class (CD) by the government of Jamaica in 1994 and the Order of Jamaica (OJ) in 2002. She applied her actuarial and leadership skills ...

Members of Carolina Foothills Chapter of the Order of Saint Luke attend leadership conference - Tryon Daily Bulletin

The Order of Saint Luke held a leadership conference for chaplains and conveners in Melbourne, Florida, from Nov. 8-10. The Prince of Peace Anglican Church hosted the meeting of 110 prayer ministers from 17 states and the country of Jamaica. Donna ...

How To Address The Head of State - Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service

Head of State of Jamaica. The Queen. The full Royal Style and Title of the Queen is: 'Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God of Jamaica and of Her other Realms and Territories Queen, Head of the Commonwealth'. In formal announcements, The Queen ...

'New face of justice' for Jamaica - Jamaica Observer

Many of us are grieving the loss of one of Jamaica's most passionate patriots, inspiring football coach and mentor, the great Winston Chung Fah. He was the recipient of FIFA's highest honour, the Order of Merit in 2012. “Chungie” was a dear friend of ...

Chung-Fah remembered as 'legend' and 'icon' - Jamaica Star Online

So he was part of our life and that's why I am keeping this club going because people like him and Jackie Bell have done wonders for my life. So I have to give back something. I owe it all to both of them." Chung-Fah received the national Order of ...

Jamaica football legend Winston Chung-Fah is dead - Loop News Jamaica

Chung-Fah, a long time South Florida resident, was the recipient of a national award, the Order of Distinction (OD) in the rank of Commander Class in 2013 for outstanding contribution to the development of Jamaica's football programme. Chung-Fah was ...

White Paper on Diaspora Policy to Go Before Cabinet Shortly - Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service

Pearnel Charles Jr, says that a White Paper on the National Diaspora Policy will be submitted to Cabinet in short order. He noted that the Ministry and the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) are working together to refine the draft. “So, hopefully ...

Report: Jamaica Court Issues Arrest Warrant - Bernews

The story said, “The St James Parish Court has issued a warrant for the arrest of a Bermudian national who should have appeared in court on cocaine charges on Thursday but who had somehow managed to leave Jamaica despite a stop-order forbidding his ...

Jamaica: Attorney disbarred for failing to hand over $5.8m to client - St. Lucia Times Online News (press release) (blog)

The Disciplinary Committee of the General Legal Council made the striking off order after hearing evidence in a complaint brought by a man who had Power of Attorney to act on behalf of his sister. The committee found that Lettman represented the woman ...

Western Grandstand: Women's football, a worthwhile investment - Jamaica Star Online

However, I believe congratulations are definitely in order for Jamaica's Reggae Girlz, who recently emulated a feat accomplished by our Reggae Boyz in 1998, when they became the first English-speaking Caribbean team to qualify for a FIFA World Cup ...

Jamaica Customs – Makes Strides in Key Areas of Governance: Surpasses Revenue Targets in first two quarters of ... - Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service

Jamaica operates in a global space and must remain competitive in order that the country can continue to improve its performance ranking, regionally and internationally. Therefore implementing initiatives that are geared towards effective trade ...

Attorney disbarred for failing to hand over $5.8m to client - Jamaica Observer

... in Jamaica due to several professional breaches. According to a newspaper advertisement yesterday, Lettman was found in breach of the legal profession on July 28; this being the second order for striking off, as an order was made on December 12, 2017.

Business Owners Fear City's Order To Take Down Signage Could Affect Their Bottom Line - CBS New York

They're being forced to take down their outdoor signs that they say are vital to their business. Frank Castelli has owned Beat the Clock Printing on Jamaica Avenue in Woodhaven for more than 30 years, but judging from its exterior you wouldn't know ...

Jamaicans Urged to take Charge of their Health - Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service

Health Minister, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, is calling on Jamaicans to take responsibility for their health by making the necessary lifestyle changes in order to avoid non-communicable diseases (NCD) such as high blood pressure, diabetes and ...

Adventists among National Honors recipients in Jamaica - Adventist News Network

Pastor Brown has been accorded the Order of Distinction in the rank of Commander for outstanding contribution to religion, while Elder Barnes received the Order of Distinction in rank of Officer for contribution to the Ministerial Fraternity and to ...

Tourism minister seeks new partnerships in US - Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett is targeting new and emerging opportunities in the United States (US) for an increased airlift into Jamaica. Bartlett, who departed the island yesterday to meet with travel agents and other tour ...

Jamaica notable citizens receive national honors - Caribbean Life

... acknowledges consular representatives, entertainers, politicians and well-connected diasporans who at times have lobbied to receive the Order of Jamaica, Order of Merit, Order of Distinction, Order of Excellence, Order of the Nation and Order of ...

Jamaican artiste Spice sports new look, causes commotion online - Loop News Cayman

Mix Tape ready for pre order today on all platform (sic). Pre order yours and tag me”. What's alarming about the photo and seems to be the source of much online chatter is Spice's visible lighter skin tone. Another point of interest is that the ...

The Order of Jamaica is the fifth of the six orders in the Jamaican honours system. The Order was established in 1969, and it is considered the equivalent of a knighthood in the British honours system.

Order of Jamaica
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Awarded by  Jamaica
Type Single grade Order
Eligibility Jamaicans; also, foreigners may be given honorary membership
Awarded for Outstanding distinction
Motto "For a covenant of the people"
Post-nominals OJ
Established 1969
Next (higher) Order of Merit
Next (lower) Order of Distinction
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Neck ribbon of the order
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Ribbon of the order

The Order of Jamaica is the fifth of the six orders in the Jamaican honours system. The Order was established in 1969, and it is considered the equivalent of a knighthood in the British honours system.

Membership in the Order can be conferred upon any Jamaican citizen of outstanding distinction. Honorary membership in the Order can be conferred upon any distinguished citizen of a country other than Jamaica.

Members and Honorary Members are entitled to:

The motto of the Order is "For a covenant of the people".

The order of Distinction - Jamaica

How to Shop Online from Jamaica

How to Shop Online from Jamaica.

Shabba Ranks received Jamaica Order of Distinction..2016

Shabba Ranks received Jamaica Order of Distinction..2016.


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How to shop online from Jamaica | Shipme | Mailpac | No Customs | Updated

Info for new shipping company in Jamaica: RELIABLE COURIER JAMAICA (no membership fees, cheaper weight charges) 1. deliver packages FREE in ...

Professor Errol Miller receives the Order of Jamaica

Professor Errol Being awarded the Order of Jamaica (OJ) at kings House Jamaica.