Recent News & Events

Jamaica to remain strong voice in World Heritage

Kingston, July 3, 2017- Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, says although Jamaica’s term on the World Heritage Committee is coming to an end, “Jamaica will continue to lobby for Small Island Developing States on matters relating to World Heritage.” Click for full story: OG_201700703_World Heritage Committee   Contact: Shanna K. [...]

July 4th, 2017|

Culture passport programme expanded

Kingston, June 21, 2017 - Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has announced an expansion of the Culture Passport programme which enables holders to access some of Jamaica’s prominent heritage sites and cultural events free of charge or at a reduced cost. The Minister was speaking at the Jamaica Cultural [...]

June 21st, 2017|

Jamaica National Heritage Trust Vacancy -Corporate Services Director GMG/SEG 3

JOB PURPOSE The Director of Corporate Services oversees the organization of the JNHT’s offices through the development and maintenance of proper business practices, policies and procedures with respect to budgeting and financial management, administration/procurement as well as information and communication technology (ICT). KEY RESPONSIBILITY Provide direction and leadership for the provision of quality, sustainable and [...]

June 6th, 2017|

Earthquake Awareness Day 2017

This year marks the 325th anniversary of the devastating earthquake that destroyed Port Royal. In this regard, the Jamaica National Heritage Trust (JNHT) will be staging its annual Port Royal Earthquake Awareness Day on June 7, 2017 at Fort Charles, Port Royal at 10 a.m.  This year’s theme is “Remembering the Past; Port Royal Earthquake [...]

May 30th, 2017|

Jamaica National Heritage Trust – Vacancy

  Senior Archaeologist SOG/ST 7  JOB PURPOSE The Senior Archaeologist of the Field operations of the Jamaica National Heritage Trust (JNHT) Archaeology Division is responsible for all archaeology matters in the field.  The Senior Archaeologist will provide guidance, support and supervision to Archaeological Field projects throughout Jamaica.  He or she will have knowledge of Jamaica [...]

May 21st, 2017|

Tanio Day 2017: Celebrating Our Heritage – The First Jamaicans

May 4, 2017 Kingston, Jamaica   This year marks the 525th year anniversary of the Tainos of Jamaica first encounter with the Europeans. The Jamaica National Heritage Trust (JNHT) will be staging the annual Taino Day on May 5th 2017 at the Seville Heritage Park in St. Ann starting at 10: AM. This event is [...]

May 4th, 2017|

JNHT’s officer selected to participate in World Heritage Young Professionals Forum 2017 in Poland

Marc Blake of the Jamaica National Heritage Trust has been selected to participate in the World Heritage Young Professionals Forum 2017. The event will be hosted by the Polish National Commission for UNESCO and the International Cultural Centre in Krakow under the theme Memory: Lost and Recovered Heritage. The Forum will be held as part [...]

May 4th, 2017|

Jamaica National Heritage Trust – Vacancy

Conservation Officer 2 - SOG/ST6  JOB PURPOSE The Conservation Officer level 2 of the Jamaica National Heritage Trust (JNHT) is responsible for conserving movable objects which are found in digs including preventive conservation (properly unearthing, packing, transporting, handling storage and exhibiting) and interventive conservation (removal of corrosion products by physical and or chemical means and [...]

April 21st, 2017|

Minister Grange meets with Guyanese Culture and Sport Minister

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 REPLY OR SUBSEQUENT REFERENCE TO THIS COMMUNICATION SHOULD BE MADE TO THE PERMANENT SECRETARY AND THE FOLLOWING REFERENCE QUOTED Ref. MYC.955 NEWS RELEASE   Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, greets the [...]

April 10th, 2017|