The National Anthem

Eternal Father bless our land, Guard us with Thy Mighty Hand, Keep us free from evil powers, Be...

National Heroes

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

The Story Of Jamaica’s National Anthem

Jamaica's national anthem is a prayer, calling on God to bless and guard our country, and...

The Story Of The Jamaican Flag

Section of Gleaner contributor Lance Neita's article on how the current design came about: The months...

Quick Facts

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

5 Facts: Office Of The Political Ombudsman

Donna Parchment Brown was sworn in as Jamaica's fourth Political Ombudsman on November 16, 2015, by Governor...

Judicial + Legal

Common Law Jamaica, like Britain and her former colonies, operates under a Common Law legal system. This...

Political Constitution

Jamaican Politics is modeled on the Westminster Parliamentary system of government, that is, it is...

Infrastructure

Overview Infrastructure and transport in Jamaica falls under the remit of the Ministry of Transport,...

Prime Ministers Of Jamaica

The Prime Minister is Jamaica's head of government, who is formally appointed into office by the Governor...

Mello-Go-Roun – The ‘Best Of Festival’ Photo Special

Since its inception in 1964, Mello-Go-Roun has remained a highlight of the season, showcasing the best of...

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...

The Legend of Annie Palmer – The White Witch of Rose Hall?

Jamaica is home to many legends and stories, one of which surrounds Annie Palmer, very...

The Majestic Blue Mahoe – Jamaica’s National Tree

The Blue Mahoe is Jamaica's national tree. It is indigenous to Jamaica and grows quite...

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...

The Story of Emancipation

August 1, 1834 marked a special day for Africans in British colonies as it was the...

Then & Now: President of the Senate

diG Deeper Find out more about Senator Floyd Morris  Check out an excerpt of Senator Dr Frederick...

The Story Of Jamaica’s National Anthem

Jamaica's national anthem is a prayer, calling on God to bless and guard our country, and...

Roots of the Rivalry: The Year They Banned Calabar & KC

Friendly rivalry in sports can easily grow into a heated dispute. That is exactly what...

A Look Back At Bob Marley’s Death

Facts About Bob Marley's Death Bob Marley died on May 11, 1981. He was laid...

Hero Profile – Marcus Garvey

Marcus Mosiah Garvey was born in St Ann's Bay, St Ann, on August 17, 1887. He...

5 Essential Facts Every Jamaican Needs To Know About Sir Alexander Bustamante

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

5 Essential Facts Every Jamaican Ought To Know About Sam Sharpe

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

5 Essential Facts Every Jamaican Ought to Know About George William Gordon

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

5 Essential Facts Every Jamaican Ought To Know About Paul Bogle

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

10 Interesting Things About St. James

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

Parish Facts – St Ann, St Mary and St Catherine

We kick off our Parish Pride feature with some quick facts about the parishes of...

Trelawny: Sightseeing Historical Sites

There are many things to do in Trelawny that involve the beach, river, a cruise...

Parish Pride – How Did Your Parish Get Its Name? Part 3

In 1664, the Spanish relinquished control of Jamaica to the British and Sir Thomas Modyford...

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...