Category: Image Of The Week

What’s Right With Jamaica: A Blue Mountain Sunrise To Remember

How thankful are Jamaicans for Jamaica? It’s a wonderful country teeming with enthusiasm, brilliance, talent and heritage as lush as our verdant landscapes. There is much in this little island to be grateful for, and here at diGJamaica, we don’t

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#FactFriday: Five Facts About Portia Simpson Miller

She is one of Jamaica’s most beloved political figures, its first female prime minister, and a highly respected personality locally and globally. How much do you know about the most honorable Portia Simpson-Miller, ON, MP? She was born Portia Lucretia Simpson

Image Of The Week – GSAT Glee

GSAT results were released on Wednesday, and The Gleaner has been running a series of stories on the results of some of Jamaica’s brightest young minds, alongside stirring photographs of the children, their parents and teachers reacting to their passes

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Image Of The Week – The S-P-E-L-L Master

This week’s image comes from the Wednesday Gleaner story, Clarendon’s Tajaun Gibbison Wins Spelling Bee. Here, Rev Glen Archer gives last-minute words of encouragement to five of his charges just before the final rounds of the 2014 Gleaner/Children’s Own Spelling Bee competition. (L-R):

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Image Of The Week – Honouring Innovation

This week’s image comes from the Friday Gleaner story, Gleaner Honour Awards – Just Two Good – Shelly-Ann, Tessanne Named Women Of The Year. Each year, since 1979, the Gleaner has been honouring the initiative, courage and accomplishments of organisations and

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Image Of The Week – Warmy’s Cold Comment

Our Image of the Week today comes with a little twist. The cartoon is related to the Thursday Gleaner editorial, ‘Warmy’s’ Barmy Comment Worth Serious Debate, which seeks to contextualise South West St Catherine MP Everald Warmington’s statement that “If you don’t vote,

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Image Of The Week – Welcome, 2014!

This week’s image comes from the Wednesday Gleaner story, Fireworks On The Waterfront Delights. Thousands of Jamaicans converged on Ocean Boulevard to say goodbye to 2012 and ring in the new year with their friends and loved ones on Monday night (New

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Image Of The Week – Educating Seniors About HIV/AIDS

This week’s image comes from the Monday Gleaner story entitled Know The Facts: Retirees Learn About HIV/AIDS. In the photo, author and long-standing advocate for behaviourial change towards persons living with HIV/AIDS, Rosemarie Stone, is seen in discussion with seniors at

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Image Of The Week – Tessanne Fever In Half Way Tree

Jamaicans at home and abroad gathered in front of any available screen on Tuesday, December 17, anxiously awaiting the moment when our songbird, Tessanne Chin would be crowned the Season 5 winner of Emmy-winning US talent competition The Voice. A

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Image Of The Week – Bread And Butter For Tessanne

This week’s image is related to the Wednesday Gleaner story entitled Tessanne On Final Stretch. As local songbird Tessanne Chin homes in on the top prize in the Emmy Award-winning American talent show The Voice, Jamaicans at yard and abroad have

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