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ST. JAGO HIGH SCHOOL WINS ACIJ/JMB REPARATION DEBATE COMPETITION 2018

ST. JAGO HIGH SCHOOL WINS ACIJ/JMB REPARATION DEBATE COMPETITION 2018 St. Jago High School students and coach pose with their trophy after winning the final match in the ACIJ/JMB Reparation Competition against Ardenne High School. The match was held at the Institute of Jamaica Lecture Hall on November 1, 2018.…

AFRICAN CARIBBEAN INSTITUTE OF JAMAICA/JAMAICA MEMORY BANK RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM 2017

AFRICAN CARIBBEAN INSTITUTE OF JAMAICA/JAMAICA MEMORY BANK RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM 2017  The African Caribbean Institute of Jamaica/Jamaica Memory Bank (ACIJ/JMB) hosted a symposium on April 27, 2017 in the Seminar Room at the ACIJ/JMB which highlighted the research work of the division over the past fiscal year. The presenters were Mr.…

ACIJ/JMB’s PARTICIPATION IN JAMAICA DAY 2018

ACIJ/JMB’s Participation in Jamaica Day 2018   The African Caribbean Institute of Jamaica/Jamaica Memory Bank (ACIJ/JMB), a division of the Institute of Jamaica (IOJ), participated in the planning and execution of Jamaica Day 2018 which was celebrated under the theme “Celebrating Jamaica: Nurturing Our Natural and Cultural Heritage.”   The…

ACIJ/JMB LAUNCHES YEAR-LONG ACTIVITIES ON REPARATION

ACIJ/JMB LAUNCHES YEAR-LONG ACTIVITIES ON REPARATION   The African Caribbean Institute of Jamaica/Jamaica Memory Bank (ACIJ/JMB) in collaboration with the Centre for Reparation Research (CRR), will be launching a year-long series of activities on reparation under the theme From Enslavement to Reparation on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at the Lecture…

AN OVERVIEW OF JAMAICA’S NATURAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE

An Overview of Jamaica’s Natural and Cultural Heritage   By Damian Shirley   When we think of heritage we think of things we inherit. As such, words such as birthright, legacy and inheritance are sometimes used interchangeably with ‘heritage’. For example, a family inheritance that has been passed down from…