Following the Education Minister, the Honourable Ronald Thwaites criticism of convicted entertainers Vybz Kartel being nominated for awards, Opposition Minister of Information, Olivia Babsy Grange is in support of the deejays getting accolades.
Kartel is currently serving a life sentence at hard labour for murder.
Grange however, says Kartel is paying his penalties. while there are negatives, Vybz Kartel is a creative and talented
individual that should be acknowledged. Minister Grange also said “Kartel’s achievements may send a positive message to youths that
despite their downfalls they can rise and contribute positively to
Vybz Kartel’s sons Little Vybz and Little Addi took home four of five YVAs on behalf of their dad on February 21.