Events Calendar

The Simón Bolívar Cultural Centre will be celebrating the liberator (Simón Bolívar), who fought
vigorously for the freedom of oppressed countries such as Venezuela,,Colombia, Ecuador, Peru,
Panama and Bolivia. These countries owe their freedom and historical culture to the Liberator's
ideas and determination.

Simón Bolívar's most reputed work was written while he was exiled here in Jamaica - The Carta
de Jamaica (Jamaica Letter) which he completed on September 6, 1815. On September 30, 2021
at 10:00am we will be celebrating the 206th Anniversary of the Jamaica Letter (Carta de

This year's focus is on “The Role of Language in The Integration of The Caribbean and Latin
American Countries.” The event will be a virtual one, hosted via Zoom and will take the form of
a presentation followed by a question and answer session. Presenter: Charlene Wilkinson,
Lecturer in the Department of Language & Cultural Studies, University of Guyana.

Simón Bolívar Cultural Centre is an arm of the Programmes Coordination Division of the Institute
of Jamaica, which is an agency of the Ministry of Culture Gender Entertainment & Sport. The
Centre’s mandate is to foster Latin American and Caribbean integration. This is done via the
teaching of Latin Culture through tours/ exhibitions such as the one now being hosted on his life
and legacy Simón Bolívar. In addition to the exhibition, adults and children alike, can indulge in
various aspects of Latin Culture such as Latin Dance, Music and Spanish Language classes offered
by the Centre.

Do not adopt the best system of government, but the one that is most likely to succeed.
-- Simon Bolivar, Letter from Jamaica, September 6, 1815

Thu, September 30 - 12:00am

The Institute of Jamaica's Simon Bolivar Cultural Centre will be celebrating the 206th Anniversary of the Jamaica Letter on Thursday, September 30 at 10:00 am in the form of a presentation via Zoom.
with the Meeting ID: 827 0422 7103 and passcode: 849961.

Thu, September 30 - 10:00am

The Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO) in collaboration with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) presents a discussion on the Madrid Protocol Stakeholders’ Webinar.
The webinar will be at 10:00 a.m. and the link and flyer for registration is below. 

Click here to register.
We look forward to your participation.

Thu, September 30 - 10:00am