National Heroes

Our heroes were first named in the 1960s when Jamaica celebrated its independence and celebrated...

National Symbols

THE FLAG The Jamaican flag was first raised at midnight on August 5, 1962, as the...

Quick Facts

  Jamaica is a mountainous island situated in the north of the Caribbean Sea. It is the third...

Jamaica’s Journey To Independence

Let's take a trek down memory lane to recount Jamaica's journey to Independence. First, our freedom Freedom...

Tour Jamaica

EXPLORING ST. MARY On the main road, just before the White bridge the R fork leads...

Cabinet Ministers

Do you know the different ministries that comprise the Executive arm of the government? Do...

Tell Your MP

Opening up the political process in this way will take some getting used to, but...

Government

The following is extracted from the Jamaica Information Service (JIS). Download the document here.  Jamaica became...

The Duties of Jamaica’s Attorney General

Section 79(1) of the Constitution provides that "there shall be appointed an attorney general who...

What Are The Agencies Of Local Government?

November is observed annually as Local Government and Community Development Month. This year's theme is 'Empowering...

Free To Live – Jamaica’s Free Villages

Slavery in the British West Indies ended in 1838, two years before it was intended to. The...

Jamaica Then & Now – The BOJ Complex And Scotia Centre Under Construction

In celebration of Heritage Month, we will be sharing some 'then and now' photos of...

One Of A Kind – The Doctor Bird

The 'doctor bird,' red-billed streamertail or scissors tail hummingbird, is indigenous to Jamaica. It is...

Objects From Our Past – The Institute Of Jamaica Collections

The Institute of Jamaica (IOJ) was established in 1879 by Sir Anthony Musgrave, the then...

8 Natural Heritage Sites In Jamaica

Here is a look at 8 of Jamaica's natural heritage sites: Blue and John Crow Mountains...

Find Free Historical Jamaican Photos In The New York Public Library’s Digital Collection

The New York Public Library has been an essential provider of free books, information, ideas,...

The Aftermath: Hurricane Dean – 2007

This was the front page of The Gleaner on August 20, 2007, a day after Hurricane...

5 Oldest High Schools In Jamaica

Jamaica has some of the oldest educational institutions in the Caribbean, many of which originated from...

5 Essential Facts Every Jamaican Ought To Know About Norman Washington Manley

Sometimes it is surprising to find out that nationals in a country are unaware of...

A Moment In History – Ground Is Broken For The National Stadium

The National Stadium is the home of Jamaican sporting greatness, both in football and athletics....

Hero Profile – Paul Bogle

Little is known of Paul Bogle's early life. As an adult he was one of...

National Heroes

Our heroes were first named in the 1960s when Jamaica celebrated its independence and celebrated...

Hero Profile – Norman Washington Manley

Norman Manley was born at Roxborough, Manchester, on July 4, 1893. For Manley achievement of...

Marcus Garvey People’s Political Party – Jamaica’s First Modern Party

Many Jamaicans believe that the People's National Party (PNP) is Jamaica's first political party. However,...

5 Essential Facts Every Jamaican Ought To Know About Norman Washington Manley

Sometimes it is surprising to find out that nationals in a country are unaware of...

Parish Facts – Westmoreland, Hanover, St James & Trelawny

This week, we continue Parish Pride month by venturing further into the county of Cornwall, with Westmoreland, Hanover, St...

Parish Facts – Portland, St Thomas, Kingston & St Andrew

This week, we conclude our Parish Facts series by venturing east to the county of Surrey, to cover Portland,...

It’s Parish Pride Month On diGJamaica.com!

Over the past two months, we have explored reggae music and Champs, two distinctively Jamaican...

10 Interesting Things About St. James

St. James is said to have been named by Sir Thomas Modyford in about 1655, for...

Parish Facts – Clarendon, Manchester & St Elizabeth

This week, we continue Parish Pride month with some quick facts about the parishes of Clarendon and Manchester to...