Jamaica’s Journey To Independence

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

National Heroes

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

Quick Facts

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

Tour Jamaica

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

Physical Environment – Land of Wood and Water

The name Jamaica is derived from the original Taino word Xaymaca, meaning “land of wood...

Medicine + Health

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

The Duties of Jamaica’s Attorney General

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

Judicial + Legal

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

#Infographics: Jamaica Local Government Elections 2016

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

Tell Your MP

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

Out of Many, One People: Jamaica’s Rich Chinese Heritage

Once upon a time, Jamaica had an influx of Chinese that caused so much unrest...

10 MORE Jamaican Proverbs To Make You LOL

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

One Of A Kind – The Doctor Bird

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

Ackee: The Good And The Bad

Ackee is a fruit that is deeply embedded in Jamaica’s history and culture. Our national...

Jamaican Proverbs That Speak To The Elements

Jamaican proverbs hold a special place in our hearts. They represent the continuation of the...

Amandla! Nelson Mandela’s Epic Jamaica Visit

When Nelson Mandela stood to address Jamaicans on Jamaican soil at the National Stadium, his...

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...

The Jamaican Melting Pot – Out Of Many, One Cuisine

Out of many, one people. Our nation's motto perfectly describes how peoples from several different continents...

It’s A (Wo)man’s World – The First Women To Join The JCF & JDF

Whenever we think of a police officer or a soldier, the image that comes to mind...

#FactFriday: Five Facts About Portia Simpson Miller

She is one of Jamaica's most beloved political figures, its first female prime minister, and...

Hero Profile – Norman Washington Manley

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

Champs – The Manley Legacy

Many Jamaicans don't know it, but former Chief Minister and Premier Norman Washington Manley was...

National Heroes’ Day: Jamaica’s Super Seven

How much do you know about Jamaica's national heroes? Do you know, for example, that...

Hero Profile – Marcus Garvey

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

Hero Profile – Paul Bogle

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

St Elizabeth’s Treasure

We're heading to St Elizabeth this Travel Tuesday - Treasure Beach, to be exact. 'Treasure' is...

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...

Travel Tuesday – Must-See Places By Parish

As we continue our trek around Jamaica for Parish Pride month, we decided to check...

Parish Facts – St Ann, St Mary and St Catherine

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

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...