Category: General Information

diG4U: How diGJamaica Works For Parents

Here’s why parents ought to be digging into diGJamaica – a thorough explanation of why diGJamaica is the perfect tool to #diG4U! diGJamaica literally means Digital Information from the Gleaner. The ‘diG’ is an acronym as well as a play

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What is a News Ombudsman?

According to the Organisation of News Ombudsmen (ONO), a news ombudsman is a person who: … receives and investigates complaints from newspaper readers or listeners or viewers of radio and television stations about accuracy, fairness, balance and good taste in

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What is the Windrush Generation and why does it matter to Jamaica?

  What is the Windrush Generation? The Windrush Generation are the thousands of Caribbean migrants invited to Britain between 1948 and the early 1970s to help rebuild the nation after World War II. Commonwealth citizens living in the United Kingdom

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7 Facts About NIDS – Jamaica’s National Identification System

1. What is NIDS? NIDS stands for National Identification System. It is a system that will be used to digitally register ALL Jamaicans. The plan is to use the information gathered from NIDS to establish a database of Jamaican citizens

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Jovanté Anderson, Lauren Delapenha win Inaugural Young Writer’s for Poetry Prize

The National Library of Jamaica (NLJ) today held the inaugural celebration of World Poetry Day, Jamaica. Through the efforts of the Poet Laureate of Jamaica programme, Governor General Sir Patrick Allen has officially declared a national poetry day celebration under the

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diG4U: Check out our Timelines!

Here at diGJamaica, we have a commitment to ensuring that the average Jamaican has a more-than-average understanding of the news. As a result, one of our most popular initiatives has been our TIMELINES, which follow events surrounding popular, topical and/or

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Press Release: Jamaica to officially proclaim World Poetry Day on March 21

Kingston, Jamaica: The National Library of Jamaica (NLJ), an agency of the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport is proud to announce the inaugural celebration of World Poetry Day, Jamaica on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at The Knutsford Court

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Press Release: Gospel Artiste Jermaine Gordon Releases 2 New Songs

‘Save our children’, the plight that echoes around the world, spurred noted contemporary psalmist, writer, author and artiste Jermaine D. Gordon into action. Lending his voice to the cause, Gordon on Sunday released the children’s version of one of his

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10 Reasons Why You Should diG #KBF2018

Kingston Book Festival 2018 has officially begun, and we diG what is happening 100%! The eight-day celebration of Jamaica’s literary industry with a strategic focus on promoting literacy and reading in a festive environment, runs from March 4-11, 2018. It  includes

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#KBF2018: Kingston Book Festival is HERE!

Kingston Book Festival (KBF), an eight-day celebration of Jamaica’s literary industry with a strategic focus on promoting literacy and reading in a festive environment, has begun. The Festival kicked off on Sunday, March 4, with Love Affair With Lit at

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