Land, People + Culture
Our heroes were first named in the 1960s when Jamaica celebrated its independence and celebrated what can be termed a cultural renaissance....
THE FLAG The Jamaican flag was first raised at midnight on August 5, 1962, as the nation was on the brink of independence. It...
Jamaica is a mountainous island situated in the north of the Caribbean Sea. It is the third largest of the 4 Greater Antilles....
Jamaica is a mountainous island situated in the north of the Caribbean Sea. It is the third largest of the 4 Greater Antilles. Together,...
Physical Environment - Land of Wood and Water
The name Jamaica is derived from the original Taino word Xaymaca, meaning “land of wood and water”. So while popular references on...
Arts + Culture
Take a look at Jamaican culture through the lives of those who have helped to define it, and those aspects of art, dance and culture that...
EXPLORING ST. MARY On the main road, just before the White bridge the R fork leads to Calypso Rafting and then into the hills for Sandals Golf...
Ecclesiastical + Religious
In Jamaica, religion is very important. Despite the 23% of the island who identify as non-religious, Jamaica remains a society profoundly...
It's Olympics time and the eyes of the world are on Jamaica. For decades, Jamaican athletes have done their country proud...
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