National Heroes

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

Ecclesiastical + Religious

In Jamaica, religion is very important.  Despite the 23% of the island who identify as...

Jamaican Geography

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

The Story Of The Jamaican Flag

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

National Heroes

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

What Are The Agencies Of Local Government?

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

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...

Prime Ministers Of Jamaica

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

Government

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

Christmas in Jamaica: What We Remember

Jamaicans are a truly unique breed of people with a predictable set of traditions at...

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...

15 Wise Things Dr Seuss Said That Could Have Been Jamaican

Did you know that March 2 is celebrated as Dr Seuss Day? Why this date?...

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...

10 Jamaican Proverbs To Make You Laugh Out Loud

1. "Monkey mus know weh him gwine put him tail, before him order trousiz." Translated: The...

A Closer Look at All Jamaica’s States of Emergency

Did You Know? Since its Independence in 1962, Jamaica has had a total of six states...

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...

TBT – Happy Birthday, MLK!

Rev Dr Martin Luther King, Jr would have been 86 years old today. In 1965, Dr...

The Story Of Jamaica’s Motto & Coat Of Arms

The Jamaican national motto is ‘Out of Many, One People’, based on the population’s multi-racial...

Journey To ‘Full Free’

Happy Emancipation Day, Jamaica! The bill for the abolition of slavery in the British colonies received...

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 Ought To Know About Marcus Mosiah Garvey

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...

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...

National Heroes

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

Parish Facts – St Ann, St Mary & St Catherine

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

Travel Tuesday – Must-See Places By Parish 2

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

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...

It’s Parish Pride Month On diGJamaica.com!

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

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...