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Jamaica
Jamaica (i/dʒəˈmeɪkə/) is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea, consisting of the third-largest island of the Greater Antilles. The island
May 23rd 2017



Monarchy of Jamaica
of Jamaica is a constitutional system of government in which a hereditary monarch is the sovereign of Jamaica. The terms Crown in Right of Jamaica, Her
Apr 21st 2017



Prime Minister of Jamaica
The Prime Minister of Jamaica is Jamaica's head of government, currently Holness Andrew Holness. Holness, as leader of the governing Jamaica Labour Party (JLP),
May 10th 2017



Jamaica, Queens
Jamaica is a middle-class neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens. The neighborhood is part of Queens Community Board 12, which also includes
Apr 17th 2017



Jamaica Defence Force
Jamaica-Defence-Force">The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) is the combined military of Jamaica, consisting of an Army, Air Wing and Coast Guard. The JDF is based upon the British
May 16th 2017



Colony of Jamaica
Jamaica was an English colony from 1655 (when it was captured by the English from Spain) or 1670 (when Spain formally ceded Jamaica to the English), and
May 8th 2017



Outline of Jamaica
Index of Jamaica-related articles The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Jamaica: Jamaica – sovereign
May 8th 2017



History of Jamaica
The island of Jamaica was colonized by the Taino tribes prior to the arrival of Columbus in 1494. The Spanish enslaved the Tainos, who were so ravaged
May 23rd 2017



Kingston, Jamaica
Kingston (/ˈkɪŋstən/ or US /ˈkɪŋztən/) is the capital and largest city of Jamaica, located on the southeastern coast of the island. It faces a natural harbour
May 23rd 2017



Economy of Jamaica
Jamaica has natural resources, primarily bauxite, and an ideal climate conducive to agriculture and also tourism. The discovery of bauxite in the 1940s
Apr 3rd 2017



Jamaica Plain
Jamaica Plain is a neighborhood of 4.4 square miles (11 km2) in Boston, Massachusetts, US. Founded by Boston Puritans seeking farm land to the south,
Apr 30th 2017



India–Jamaica relations
JamaicaIndia relations refers to the bilateral ties between India and Jamaica. India and Jamaica have traditionally enjoyed cordial and friendly relations
Nov 29th 2016



Football in Jamaica
popular sports in Jamaica. It was introduced to the country by the British and quickly took hold. Other important sports in Jamaica include cricket, track
Apr 26th 2017



Parishes of Jamaica
Administratively, Jamaica is divided into fourteen parishes. They are grouped into three historic counties, which have no administrative relevance. Every
Apr 20th 2017



Jamaica–United States relations
JamaicaUnited States relations are bilateral relations between Jamaica and the United States. The United States maintains close and productive relations
May 18th 2017



The Jamaica Observer
Jamaica-Observer-LimitedJamaica Observer Limited is a daily newspaper published in Kingston, Jamaica. The paper is owned by Butch Stewart, who chartered the paper in January 1993
Apr 16th 2016



Foreign relations of Jamaica
Jamaica has diplomatic relations with most nations and is a member of the United Nations and the Organization of American States. Jamaica chairs the Working
Apr 21st 2017



Politics of Jamaica
Politics in Jamaica takes place in the framework of a representative parliamentary democratic constitutional monarchy. The 1962 Constitution of Jamaica established
Apr 3rd 2017



Air Jamaica
Jamaica Air Jamaica was the national airline of Jamaica. It was owned and operated by Caribbean Airlines from May 2011 until the cessation of operations in 2015
May 17th 2017



Brazil–Jamaica relations
BrazilJamaica relations is foreign relations between Jamaica and Brazil. Jamaica and Brazil established diplomatic relations on October 14, 1962. Both
Oct 30th 2016



Parliament of Jamaica
The Parliament of Jamaica is the legislative branch of the government of Jamaica. It is a bicameral body, composed of an appointed Senate and an elected
May 12th 2017



Flag of Jamaica
The flag of Jamaica was adopted on August 6, 1962, the original Jamaican Independence Day, the country having gained independence from the British-protected
May 6th 2017



Jamaica national football team
Jamaica The Jamaica national football team is controlled by the Jamaica-Football-FederationJamaica Football Federation (JFF), the governing body for football in Jamaica. A member of CFU
May 22nd 2017



Geography of Jamaica
Jamaica lies 140 km (90 mi) south of Cuba and 190 km (118 mi) west of Haiti. At its greatest extent, Jamaica is 235 km (146 mi) long, and its width varies
May 15th 2017



Rail transport in Jamaica
The Railways of Jamaica, constructed from 1845, were the first railway lines opened to traffic outside Europe and North America, and the second British
Mar 26th 2017



Canada–Jamaica relations
CanadaJamaica relations are foreign relations between Canada and Jamaica. Both countries established diplomatic relations in 1962. Since March 4, 1963
Oct 14th 2015



Jamaica–Spain relations
JamaicaSpain relations refers to the current and historical relationship between Jamaica and Spain Jamaica is accredited to Spain from its embassy
Feb 6th 2017



Governor-General of Jamaica
List of Governors of Jamaica-MonarchyJamaica Monarchy of Jamaica-PoliticsJamaica Politics of Jamaica-Prime-MinisterJamaica Prime Minister of Jamaica "Government of Jamaica", Jamaica Information Service
Apr 11th 2017



Germany–Jamaica relations
GermanyGermany–Jamaica relations refers to the current and historical relationship between GermanyGermany and Jamaica. There are 160 people of German descent living
Aug 21st 2013



Jamaicans
uses, see JamaicanJamaican (disambiguation). JamaicanJamaicans are the citizens of Jamaica and their descendants in the JamaicanJamaican diaspora. Most JamaicanJamaicans are of African
Apr 3rd 2017



Judiciary of Jamaica
The judiciary of Jamaica is based on the judiciary of the United Kingdom. The courts are organized at four levels, with additional provision for appeal
May 10th 2017



LGBT rights in Jamaica
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons in Jamaica, particularly men, face legal and social issues not experienced by non-LGBT people.
May 22nd 2017



Bank of Jamaica
Bank The Bank of Jamaica is the central bank of Jamaica located in Kingston. It was established by the Bank of Jamaica Act 1960 and was opened on May 1, 1961
Mar 14th 2017



Jamaican dollar
The dollar has been the currency of JamaicaJamaica since 1969. It is often abbreviated "J$", the J serving to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies
Apr 1st 2017



Jamaica national bobsleigh team
The-JamaicanThe Jamaican national bobsleigh team represents Jamaica in international bobsledding competitions. The team first gained fame during their debut in the
Apr 17th 2017



List of governors of Jamaica
viceroys in Jamaica from its initial occupation by Spain in 1509, to its independence from the United Kingdom in 1962. For a list of viceroys in Jamaica after
Apr 24th 2017



Order of Jamaica
The Order of Jamaica is the fifth of the six orders in the Jamaican honours system. The Order was established in 1969, and it is considered the equivalent
Sep 13th 2016



Jamaica at the Olympics
Jamaica first participated at the Olympic Games in 1948, and has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games since then. In 1960, Jamaican
May 20th 2017



Independence Park (Jamaica)
Independence Park is a sports and cultural complex in Kingston, Jamaica built for the 1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games. It houses a variety
May 23rd 2017



China–Jamaica relations
from Jamaica to China until 1992, when the Jamaican ambassador to Tokyo, Japan was accredited as a non-resident ambassador to Beijing. Jamaica later
Dec 25th 2016



History of the Jews in Jamaica
The history of the Jews in Jamaica predominantly dates back to migrants from Portugal and Spain to the island since 1494. The first Jews came to the
Mar 6th 2017



Jamaica Bay
Jamaica Bay is located on the southern side of Long Island, in the U.S. state of New York, near the island's western end. The bay connects with Lower
Mar 4th 2017



Roads in Jamaica
The road network in Jamaica consists of almost 21,000 kilometres of roads, of which over 15,000 kilometres is paved. The numbering scheme used covers
Aug 17th 2016



Jamaica national rugby union team
The-Jamaica The Jamaica national rugby union team represents Jamaica in the sport of rugby union. The team have thus far not qualified for a Rugby World Cup, but have
Jan 30th 2017



Jamaica, Land We Love
"Jamaica, Land We Love" is the official national anthem of Jamaica, adopted in July 1962. The anthem was chosen after a competition from September 1961
Apr 17th 2017



Saint Andrew Parish, Jamaica
Andrew (capital: Half Way Tree) is a parish, situated in the southeast of Jamaica in the county of Surrey. It lies north, west and east of Kingston, and
Dec 1st 2016



Telecommunications in Jamaica
Telecommunications in Jamaica include radio, television, fixed and mobile telephones, and the Internet. Radio stations: Privately owned Radio Jamaica Limited and
Nov 16th 2016



Cabinet of Jamaica
The Cabinet of the Government of Jamaica is the ultimate decision-making body of the executive within the Westminster system of government in traditional
Aug 25th 2016



Athletics in Jamaica
This article is about the athletics in Jamaica from the early 20th century to the present. In 80 years, Jamaica has won 42 Commonwealth Golds, 14 World
Mar 20th 2017



Demographics of Jamaica
This article is about the demographic features of the population of Jamaica, including population density, education level, health of the populace, economic
Feb 4th 2017





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