Tour Jamaica

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

The Story Of Jamaica’s National Anthem

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

Jamaican Geography

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

Jamaica’s Journey To Independence

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

The National Anthem

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

Medicine + Health

  In Jamaica, the Ministry of Health (MOH) is the Government organization ultimately responsible for the...

What Are The Agencies Of Local Government?

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

#Infographics: Jamaica Local Government Elections 2016

We're giving you way more than just five facts on Jamaica's Local Government Elections.  Here...

Cabinet Ministers

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

Prime Ministers Of Jamaica

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

10 Things Your Jamaican Parents Have Done/Said To Discipline You

Jamaican parents are a breed like no other. They are the beauty and bane of their children's existence....

10 MORE Jamaican Proverbs To Make You LOL

Jamaican proverbs echo the voices of our ancestors. We hear, through these sayings, their admonition,...

August 23 – Haitian Revolution Helps Give Rise To The Abolition Of Slavery

August 23 is International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition,...

Objects From Our Past – The Institute Of Jamaica Collections

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

What Is Commonwealth Day?

Commonwealth Day is observed annually on the second Monday in March. It is a day designated...

Historical Sites In Jamaica – Part 4

We wrap up our 'tour' of historical sites around our beautiful island with Westmoreland, Hanover, St James...

The Aftermath: Hurricane Dean – 2007

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

#FiveFactsFriday: Jamaica’s Public Administration and Appropriations Committee (PAAC)

According to the Standing Orders of the House of Representatives of Jamaica, 1964, the Public...

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,...

Objects From Our Past – The Institute Of Jamaica Collections

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

Marcus Said: Five Statements That Inspired The World

Marcus Mosiah Garvey is Jamaica's first  National Hero and one of Jamaica's most internationally beloved...

5 Essential Facts Every Jamaican Ought to Know About Nanny of the Maroons

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

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...

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...

Hero Profile – Marcus Garvey

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

Things to Do and See in St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth has it all.  Fun, adventure, relaxation, a world famous bar and even a...

St. James

Area 595 Km² Population 185,334 inhabitants Name Origin Created after the British Capture of 1665 and named for James, the...

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...

It’s Parish Pride Month On diGJamaica.com!

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

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...