Jamaican Geography

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

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...

Jamaica’s Journey To Independence

We've been enjoying the various pre-Independence festivities that have been on offer since late last...

The Story Of Jamaica’s National Anthem

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

Governors-General of Jamaica

Governor General Sir Patrick Allen ended his Jamaica 50 parish tour on October 30, 2012...

A Full List of Subjects And Departments Under Each Ministry

Need to know what subjects, public bodies, and departments fall under the jurisdiction of each...

Portland Eastern By-Election 2019: 6 Things From The Data

After the tragic and untimely death of Member of Parliament Lynvale Bloomfield, the people of...

#Infographics: Jamaica Local Government Elections 2016

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

The Duties of Jamaica’s Attorney General

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

One Of A Kind – The Doctor Bird

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

5 Places in Jamaica to Visit For A Better New Year

This year, we are urging all diGgers to make it a part of their new...

What Was Jamaica Like Under British Rule?

Jamaica recently celebrated its 53rd anniversary of independence from Britain on August 6. Today, we...

5 Times Miss Lou Spoke To The Fighter In Jamaicans

1. When jackass back strong, dem overload him hampa ... Translation: When the donkey's back is...

5 Poets And Storytellers Carrying On Miss Lou’s Legacy

If you are familiar with the works of the late, great Louise 'Miss Lou' Bennett-Coverley,...

A Moment In History – Jamaica Gets Its Own Money

The Bank of Jamaica Act came into effect in October 1960, giving the Bank the...

Where Are They Now? Past Miss Jamaica Winners

On Saturday, August 15, 20 of the most beautiful young women in Jamaica will vie...

Cicely Delphine Williams – A Jamaican Woman Inventor & Scientist

The Hon Dr Cicely Delphine Williams OM, CMG, DM, MD, DSc, FRCP (1893-1992) Cicely Williams, born at...

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...

A Moment In History – The Green Bay Massacre

January 5, 1978 was one of the darkest, most controversial days in Jamaica's history. On that...

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...

National Heroes

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

Hero Profile – Marcus Garvey

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

Hero Profile – George William Gordon

George William Gordon (1820-1865) was born to a Scottish land owner and one of his...

Hero Profile – Paul Bogle

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

How Did White Horses In St. Thomas Get Its Name?

Upon hearing “white horses”, one may immediately think of the majestic beasts that tend to...

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 Trelawny

  Falmouth, the capital, was created from seaside land owned by famed English Romantic poet...

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 4

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