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 Symbols

THE FLAG The Jamaican flag was first raised at midnight on August 5, 1962, as the...

National Heroes

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

The National Anthem

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

Political Constitution

Jamaican Politics is modeled on the Westminster Parliamentary system of government, that is, it is...

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...

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...

Historical Sites In Jamaica – Part 3

We continue to showcase the historical sites around our beautiful island. This week, we stop...

Birds and Religion in Jamaica

Jamaica's location and climate makes it the ideal haven for its approximately 280-species strong bird...

Historical Sites In Jamaica – Part 4

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

10 Life Lessons From Shakespeare … In Jamaican Patois

Imagine what would happen if William Shakespeare decided to visit modern-day Jamaica. Can you visualise...

What’s Right With Jamaica: A Blue Mountain Sunrise To Remember

How thankful are Jamaicans for Jamaica? It’s a wonderful country teeming with enthusiasm, brilliance, talent...

876 and 658: The history behind Jamaica’s area code

  Jamaica has a new area code: 658. It became necessary for Jamaica to get an...

The Story Of The Jamaica’s National Song For Schools

I pledge my heart forever To serve with humble pride This shining homeland, ever So...

Did You Know? Jamaica’s Role in Sheltering Jewish Refugees

Annually worldwide, January 27th - the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp, Nazi...

Our Future On Fire: 3 Instances of Fires at Places Of Safety in Jamaica

Armadale Juvenile Correctional Centre - May 2009 On May 22, 2009 there was a fire at...

A Moment In History – Millie Small Takes Jamaican Music To Di World

The year was 1964, the song was My Boy Lollipop, and the singer was a...

Hero Profile – Marcus Garvey

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

Hero Profile – Sam Sharpe

Sam Sharpe, born in the parish of St. James, and named after his master, is...

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 Sam Sharpe

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

Hero Profile – Nanny Of The Maroons

Nanny is a folk figure­ an individual who sparked numerous stories and legends. She nimbly...

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...

Parish Facts – St Ann, St Mary & St Catherine

We kick off our Parish Pride features 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...

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...

It’s Parish Pride Month On diGJamaica.com!

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