Recent News & Events

JNHT Heritage Exhibition and Open House

Heritage month activities will end with an explosive Open House and Exhibition at the  Old Coroners’ Court Car Park.   JCDC will be mounting a display   ACIJ will be mounting a display   Traditional Food will be there for sampling For further information contact: Latoya Rattray, Public Relations Officer/Marketer   

October 26th, 2018|

JNHT Celebrates Heritage Month under the Theme: “One Love, One Family, One Heritage”

    The Jamaica National Heritage Trust (JNHT) will embark on one month of activities to celebrate Heritage Week 2018 as part of its mandate to preserve Jamaica’s tangible and intangible heritage. Among the planned activities are three (3) public lectures (one in each county), a month-long exhibition/ tour of Headquarters House as well as [...]

October 5th, 2018|

Jamaica to establish National Register of Cultural Heritage Places and Objects – Grange

  Ministry of Culture, Gender Affairs, Entertainment and Sports 4-6 Trafalgar Road Kingston 5 Jamaica, West Indies Tel: 876-978-7654 Fax: 876-978-7072 ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————–– NEWS RELEASE ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————–– [REPLY OR SUBSEQUENT REFERENCE TO THIS COMMUNICATION SHOULD BE MADE TO THE PERMANENT SECRETARY AND THE FOLLOWING REFERENCE QUOTED: MYC.955] Kingston, September 18, 2018 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, [...]

September 19th, 2018|

JNHT to Host Port Royal Awareness Day to Commemorate the 1692 Earthquake

Port Royal and the 1692 Earthquake As Jamaica's economy grew and changed between 1655 and 1692, Port Royal grew faster than any town founded by the English in the New World, and it became the most economically important English port in the Americas. Piracy and Buccaneering became the centre of Port Royal’s economic livelihood. After [...]

June 6th, 2018|