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10 Captivating Jamaican Love Stories

In this season of love, we’re taking a look at 10 of Jamaica’s most captivating love stories. These stories of triumphant love gripped the nation and became indelibly entwined in the country’s social history and lore.

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Our New Money! On the Anniversary of Changeover Day

On Monday September 8, 1969 (known as Changeover Day) Jamaica saw the introduction of five (5) coins that truly marked the beginning of Jamaican currency/coinage. After 149 years (1840) of using the currency of the United Kingdom, the island was finally getting ‘its...

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Attention Young Poets!
We have an announcement to make! Keep watching this space for updates.
#PoetLaureate of Jamaica and Helen Zell: #YoungWritersPrize for Poetry shortlist coming soon

Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment & Sport - CGES
Poetry Society of Jamaica
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A group representing the NLJ at today's RJR Gleaner Honour Awards Luncheon held at the Pegasus.

We won in the category of Arts and Culture.

Photo (L-R) Stefan Morris, Public Relations and Marketing Officer; Abigail Henry, Director, Special Programmes; Beverley Lashley, National Librarian/CEO and Carlson Smith, Web and Graphic Designer.

#RGHonours #mynationallibrary #fortheculture
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RJRGLEANER Honour Awards: National Librarian and Chief Executive Officer of the National Library of ...

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