Membership is open to all interested parties. Dues are US$20 per annum payable to the International Association for Caribbean Archaeology. A cheque or money order in any major currency should be sent to: Gerard Richard, Chef du Service Archéologique du Conseil Regional, Impasse Majoute, Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe 97100, F.W.I. Email: g.richard@cr-guadeloupe.fr OR gerardrichard20032003@yahoo.fr

October 21st, 2007|

JNHT Messages

The book "Jamaica's Heritage an Untapped Resource" outlines the rich heritage of Jamaica that can be explored. This book, edited by Marguerite Curtin and published by the Mill Press, won the UNESCO Award at the 1993 Leipzig Book Fair. It is a challenge to our organization to preserve, promote, explore, and market our heritage in [...]

October 20th, 2007|

JNHT Messages

(A NEW law in 1985 changed the name of the Jamaica National Trust Commission to the Jamaica National Heritage Trust and enlarged its functions. Pansy Hart, an employee of the old Commission of many years, gives an overview of the organisation out of which the JNHT arose.) It was early in the 1900s that the [...]

October 17th, 2007|

JNHT Messages

As we look to a new century and a new millenium, it is extremely fitting that the Jamaica National Heritage Trust is taking the bold step of establishing this website. Now we are under the microscope of the world for all to see how well we are carrying out the mandate to preserve, protect, maintain [...]

October 17th, 2007|

JNHT Messages

Having been at the forefront of the Encounter, giving succour to Columbus and his crew of the Fourth Voyage for over a year; having been the unique Spanish colony without gold but providing the cattle, horses, lard, and other provisions for the conquest of America for one and a half centuries; having been the island [...]

October 17th, 2007|


Heritage Expo postponed The Jamaica National Heritage Trust wishes to inform the public that its annual Heritage Expo at Seville Heritage Park scheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday October 10, 2007 has been postponed until further notice. The JNHT advises that due to the inclement weather, the organisation has been forced to put off the event. A [...]

October 9th, 2007|

Lecture on Reparation set for October 19

Well-known social justice advocate and long-time crusader for the Reparation movement, Mr. Randall Robinson, will visit Jamaica from October 18-21 as guest of the Jamaica National Bicentenary Committee and the Jamaica National Heritage Trust. Mr. Robinson will deliver a lecture on 'Why Reparation Matters' on Friday, October 19, 2007 at the Jamaica Conference Centre, Duke [...]

October 5th, 2007|

The 2007 Bicentenary Essay Competition

The Jamaica National Bicentenary Committee: JNBC 2007 in Association with The Institute of Jamaica and IRIE FM announces THE 2007 SCHOOLS' BICENTENARY ESSAY COMPETITION OBJECTIVES To foster an awareness about Africa, slavery and the abolition movement among young people in Jamaica. To enhance the public education programme of the JNBC. To encourage independent thought and [...]

September 14th, 2007|

Final Report:: International Association for Caribbean Archaeology 2007 Conference

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR CARIBBEAN ARCHAEOLOGY 2007 CONFERENCE KINGSTON JAMAICA 23 - 29 JULY 2007, JAMAICA CONFERENCE CENTER. The IACA Conference took place as planned over the period July 23rd - 29th 2007. From all the reports the conference was a success and fulfilled all of its objectives. Some of the comments included: From Judith Knight [...]

September 10th, 2007|

JNHT Events for September – October 2007

Heritage Week Activities: October 7 - 15, 2007 October 8, 2007: Heritage Lecture: Jamaica Conference Centre October 9, 2007: Heritage Lecture: TBD October 10, 2007: Seville Heritage Expo: Seville Heritage Park October 11, 2007: Heritage Lecture: TBD October 11, 2007: The Anniversary of the Morant Bay Rebellion Events October 15, 2007: National Heroes' Day Other [...]

September 5th, 2007|