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...

National Heroes

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

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...

Prime Ministers Of Jamaica

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

Judicial + Legal

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

Governors-General of Jamaica

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

Tell Your MP

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

#Infographics: Jamaica Local Government Elections 2016

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

Objects From Our Past – The Institute Of Jamaica Collections

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

Amy Ashwood Garvey: The Woman Behind Jamaican Pan-Africanism

Marcus Garvey's fame has been heralded far and wide. He has been honoured as one...

One Of A Kind – The Doctor Bird

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

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...

Independence Grand Gala – Snapshots From Yesteryear

Many young Jamaicans can be pardoned for thinking that the massive Grand Gala celebration 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...

A Moment In History – ‘Red Gold’ Is Shipped From Jamaica

Few people now recall that Jamaica's bauxite/alumina industry was launched in the hills just north...

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...

Jamaica’s Journey To Independence

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

Amandla! Nelson Mandela’s Epic Jamaica Visit

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

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...

National Heroes’ Day: Jamaica’s Super Seven

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

Champs – The Manley Legacy

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

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 Sam Sharpe

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

Parish Facts – Portland, St Thomas, Kingston & St Andrew

This week, we conclude our Parish Facts series by venturing east to the county of Surrey, to cover Portland,...

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...

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...

St Elizabeth’s Treasure

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

10 Interesting Things About St. James

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