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National Heroes Park to be cleaned on Labour Day
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National Heroes Park to be cleaned on Labour Day

Cleaning and beautifying Jamaica’s heritage centrepiece, the National Heroes Park, in Kingston, is this year’s designated national project for Labour Day, to be observed on May 23. This will be complemented by various parish projects, which will also be earmarked for general cleaning up and beautification on that day, under the theme for Labour Day and Workers’ Week (May 20 to 26): ‘Step Forward…Make Jamaica Beautiful’. Speaking on May 7, at the launch of the activities, at Jamaica House, Youth and Culture Minister, Hon. Lisa Hanna, said the week kicks off on Sunday, May 20, with the National Church Service at the Calvary Baptist Church in Montego Bay, St. James. On Monday, May 21, there will be a Workers’ Week/Labour Day Information Hub, organised by the Ministry of Labour and Social Sec...
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Featured Photo – Holywell National Park

Holywell National Park is a recreational area located 400th sq ft above sea level in the hills of St. Andrew. It is a part of the Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park conservation spread out over 78,000 hectares (200,000 acres) of tropical rain-forest in the north-east of Jamaica. It is one of Jamaica's primary eco-tourism attractions and is a sanctuary for several species of birds like the woodpecker as well as many plants such as firms and trees not seen anywhere else on the island.
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Featured Photo – Emancipation Park Fountain

Emancipation is located in the parish of St Andrew in the heart the bustling urban centre of New Kingston. The 7 acre park was created to be an oasis where persons in and around the area could retreat to be soothed by the Park's scenery, birds, flowers and the occasional function. Completed in 2002 Emancipation Park was created to be a symbol of our Freedom to Hope, to Excel and to Be.
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National Heroes Park to get Facelift

National Heroes Park is one of the most important sites in Jamaica. It is a botanical garden that features numerous monuments, and is the burial site of many of Jamaica's National Heroes, Prime Ministers, and cultural leaders (more…)
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Herb McKenley Statue Commissioned

The government is busy finalizing arrangements for a bronze statue representing the great Jamaican Olympian Herb McKenley. The statue which is expected to be over seven and a half feet high will be erected at the National (more…)