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Shaw orders 'forensic' monitoring of refined sugar diversions - Jamaica Gleaner

Samuda's order would have given the SIA jurisdiction over the permits to import refined sugar for the retail trade, through its three market agents - Pan Caribbean Sugar Company, Golden Grove Sugar Company, and Jamaica Cane Products Sales - that were ...

Veteran Swim Coach Gets National Honour for Work with Paraplegic Athletes - Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service

Veteran swim coach, John Lopez, who has trained some of Jamaicans greatest Paralympians, is being honoured by the Government of Jamaica for contribution to disability and paraplegic sports. He will be presented with the Order of Distinction in the Rank ...

Rainmaker Worldwide ships initial $100K order of its proprietary Water-to-Water technology - Seeking Alpha

Rainmaker Worldwide (OTCPK:RAKR) has shipped its initial Water-to-Water unit, valued at $100K to its distributor Drops Jamaica. Michael O'Connor, President and CEO of Rainmaker Worldwide, said, “We are exceptionally pleased to work with our partners ...

“Jamaica's Tourism is a Culture not an Industry”, says Bartlett - South Florida Caribbean News

Speaking Thursday (Sept. 13) at the closing session of the inaugural Tourism Resilience Summit of the Americas, the Minister explained that, “tourism is not a business, not a sector, but it is a culture. In order for us to build a culture of tourism ...

Jamaica Tourism Minister: Tourism is a culture not an industry - Travel News | eTurboNews

During the event, which took place at the Regional Headquarters of the University of the West Indies on September 13, the Minister urged more Jamaicans to embrace tourism as a cultural asset, in order to improve the growth of the tourism industry as ...

JDF orders evacuation from Pedro Cays ahead of Hurricane Isaac -

As Hurricane Isaac continues to move closer to the eastern Caribbean the Jamaica Defence Force Coast Guard is advising fisher-folk occupying the Cays to evacuate and move to land. The Coast Guard has issued a news release that it is on high alert and ...

Cheers and Applause Greet Unveiling of Miss Lou Statue - Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service

In recognition of her outstanding work, Miss Lou was bestowed with the Order of Jamaica in 1974 and the Order of Merit in 2001. She received the Norman Manley Award for Excellence in the Arts in 1972; Member of the British Empire in 1960; and the ...

JFJ welcomes court ruling that hospitals cannot hold bodies ransom to force compliance - Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) is welcoming the ruling handed down by the Supreme Court on August 28 "establishing that hospitals cannot refuse to issue a certificate of cause of death and hold bodies ransom in order to force families ...

Public order cops flood key intersections in Kingston on Monday - Loop News Jamaica

Members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) on Monday flooded a number of intersections and major roadways in the Corporate Area to tackle back-to-school traffic. The move is part of the ongoing initiative to ease traffic congestion that threatened ...

JCF Launches New Branch to Restore and Maintain Public Order - Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) has increased its capacity to improve the safety of citizens, as well as restore and maintain public order, with the launch of its new Public Safety and Traffic Enforcement Branch (PSTEB). The branch, which is the ...

Chang launches new police team; Jackson now 'requesting yellow bikes' - Loop News Jamaica

A new branch of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), dedicated to public order and safety, was officially launched on Wednesday by National Security Minister, Dr Horace Chang. The Public Safety and Traffic Enforcement Branch (PSTEB) is a merger of the ...

New police branch to restore, maintain public order - Jamaica Observer

THE Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) yesterday launched the Public Safety and Traffic Enforcement (PSTE) branch, which commissioner of police, Major General Antony Anderson, said will be a high visibile unit that will pioneer the transformation of the ...

Dr. Bromley Armstrong, Black activist and community leader, challenged discrimination where he found it - Toronto Star

He was also recognized with the Order of Distinction in Jamaica, and the Order of Ontario. He was also recognized as an Honourary Doctor of Law at York University. Armstrong remained a tireless advocate of worker's rights throughout his life. He was ...


The first black woman to win a world championship title in swimming will be honored with the Distinction in the Rank Commander on Jamaica's National Heroes' Day Oct. 15, 2018. Jamaican Alia Atkinson, 39, won the 100-meter butterfly at the 2014 Short ...

Court orders forfeiture of assets worth millions belonging to convicted drug lord - Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Supreme Court has ordered that millions of dollars in assets and properties belonging to Jamaican drug lord Norris 'Deedo' Nembhard should be forfeited to the government. According to a release from the Ministry of Finance and ...

Court orders forfeiture of nearly $200M in assets linked to drug kingpin Deedo - Jamaica Gleaner

Livern Barrett, Senior Gleaner Writer. The Supreme Court has ordered that nearly $200 million in assets and properties linked to drug kingpin Norris 'Deedo' Nembhard should be forfeited to the government, the Financial Investigation Division (FID) has ...

Legendary entertainer Count Prince Miller dies - Jamaica Gleaner

Count Prince was a proud Jamaican and the government recognised his contribution to the Jamaican entertainment industry when he awarded the Order of Distinction (Officer Class) from Governor-General Sir Kenneth Hall in 2007. Fomer band mate Jimmy ...

National orders served in Jamaica - Caribbean Life

Approximately 130 honorable citizens were included on the annual list of outstanding nationals however, topping the list of recipients is actor, activist, singer Harry Belafonte who will receive the Order of Merit, Jamaica's third highest award for his ...

Music and More | Order of Slackness! - Jamaica Gleaner

I am surprised that there has not yet been a hue and cry over Yellowman being named an intended recipient of the Order of Distinction in the class of Officer - said hue not being over the albino's complexion, but his considerable reputation for ...

Mom elated after court ruling - Court order prevents school from barring child because of dreadlocks - Jamaica Star Online

After The STAR broke the story that the child barred from school because of dreadlocks, human-rights group Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) rushed to court in order to protect her constitutional rights. The school told the parents that their daughter had ...

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".

How to Shop Online from Jamaica

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Shabba Ranks received Jamaica Order of Distinction..2016

Shabba Ranks received Jamaica Order of Distinction..2016.

Professor Errol Miller receives the Order of Jamaica

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


After reports of more slaying of our women and children the communities are fighting back with Jungle justice.