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July 16, 2015

Celebrating our ancestors through light, drumming, music and dance

Click to play Emancipation Jubilee advert Click to play more

July 15, 2015

JNHT Coffee Table Book for Sale - Jamaica Heritage in Pictures

The "Coffee Table Book" which is the first more

July 14, 2015

NW Manley's birthplace goes solar

Jamaica Observer News BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Staff reporter more

July 8, 2015

Emancipation Jubilee at Seville Heritage Park - Celebrating Our Ancestors Through Light, Drumming, Music and Dancing

Seville Heritage Park in St. Ann will once more

July 3, 2015

Jamaica's Blue and John Crow Mountains inscribed to UNESCO's Prestigious World Heritage List

July 3, 2015 is a Historic day for more

June 17, 2015

UNESCO decision on Blue and John Crow mountains world heritage status coming

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) - The United Nations Educational, more

June 15, 2015

7th Annual International Maroon Town Conference

The African Caribbean Institute of Jamaica/Jamaica Memory Bank (ACIJ/JMB) more

June 12, 2015

Jamaica 53 Emancipation and Independence Celebration 2015 Guide

Celebrations will kick off with the National Church more

June 11, 2015

Island-Wide Celebrations to Mark Emancipation and Independence

Venues all across the island are expected to more

June 1, 2015

Encouraging Jamaican Youth to access Programmes

News Release - Programmes for Youth.pdf The Ministry 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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