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November 25, 2015

JNHT Coffee Table Book for Sale - Jamaica Heritage in Pictures

The "Coffee Table Book" which is the first more

November 10, 2015

Hundreds turned out for National Heritage Week Lectures

Hundreds of students and teachers from thirty (30) High more

November 6, 2015

The Institute of Jamaica is inviting you to our more

October 16, 2015

Argentina to Support Jamaica's move for Inscription of Reggae to UNESCO's Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Ministry of Youth and Culture 4-6 Trafalgar Ro more

October 7, 2015

The Morant Bay Rebellion Conference 2015- October 22-24, 2015

Archaeology Society of Jamaica On the occasion of the more

JNHT Lecture series - The Significance of Jamaica's Blue and John Crow Mountains Inscription To the World Heritage List

For further information contact: Junie Bolton Communications Unit more

September 1, 2015

JNHT Vacancy Executive Director GMG SEG 6

Job Summary The Executive Director of the Jamaica more

August 26, 2015

Jamaica set to showcase diverse cultural expressions at CARIFESTA XII

Jamaica will be among 24 countries to participate more

August 3, 2015

Jamaicans urged to visit heritage sites

Friday, July 31, 2015 Jamaica Observer Dorrick Gray more

July 30, 2015

Emancipation Jubilee 2015- Celebrating Our Ancestors through Light, Drumming, Music and Dancing

July 31, 2015 will mark the 19th staging more




Ever since the capture of Jamaica by the English from the Spanish in 1655, the need for fortification became immediate because of the...



The Morant Bay Courthouse, which was destroyed by fire on Monday, February 19, 2007, is an important part of St. Thomas's history.



Built in 1885 of masonry and timber, the Simms building exhibits a combination of Gothic and Georgian features; the projecting...

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