Jamaican articles on Wikipedia
Jamaican Patois
Patois Jamaican Patois, known locally as Patois (Patwa or Patwah) and called Jamaican Creole by linguists, is an English-based creole language with West African
May 23rd 2017



Afro-Jamaican
majority of Jamaica's population. They have influenced every sphere of Jamaican life and their contributions are immeasurable. As Jamaican enslaved peoples
May 7th 2017



Jamaican Canadians
Jamaican-CanadiansJamaican Canadians are Canadian citizens of Jamaican descent or Jamaican-born permanent residents of Canada. The population, according to Canada's 2011
Apr 23rd 2017



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



Jamaican English
Jamaican-English Jamaican English, which includes Jamaican-Standard-English Jamaican Standard English, is a variety of English spoken in Jamaica. Like Canadian English (also part of the broad North
Apr 24th 2017



Jamaican Americans
Jamaican-Americans Jamaican Americans are Americans who have full or partial Jamaican ancestry. The largest proportion of Jamaicans live in New York City, which has various
Apr 18th 2017



British Jamaican
British-JamaicanBritish Jamaican (or Jamaican-British Jamaican British) people are British people who were born in Jamaica or who are of Jamaican descent. The community is well into its
May 21st 2017



Jamaican cuisine
peas or kidney beans). Jamaican cuisine has been adapted by African, Indian, British, French, Spanish, Chinese influences. Jamaican patties and various pastries
May 21st 2017



Jamaican dollar
dollar unit or the Spanish dollar unit. Jamaica's currency is the Jamaican dollar. The value of the Jamaican dollar fluctuates but in October 2012 it
Apr 1st 2017



White Jamaican
population. Jamaica portal Spanish Jamaican Germans in Jamaica Irish people in Jamaica Scottish Jamaican History of the Jews in Jamaica "The New York
Apr 20th 2017



Monarchy of Jamaica
all matters of the Jamaican state, the monarch is advised solely by Jamaican Ministers of the Crown. and, effective with the Jamaica Independence Act,
Apr 21st 2017



Chinese Jamaicans
Chinese-JamaicanJamaicansChinese JamaicanJamaicans are JamaicanJamaican people of Chinese ancestry, which include descendants of migrants from China to Jamaica. Early migrants came in the 19th
May 19th 2017



Jamaican posse
been claimed[by whom?] that the Jamaican posses are affiliated with Jamaican political parties, such as the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) and the People's
Feb 24th 2017



Jamaican patty
and convenience food restaurants. Chicken patty Jamaican Empanada Jamaican cuisine List of Jamaican dishes Pasty Patty Michelle Garcia For N.Y. Caribbean Beef
May 21st 2017



Jamaica
is famous for its JamaicanJamaican jerk spice, which is integral to JamaicanJamaican cuisine. Jamaica is also home to Red Stripe beer and JamaicanJamaican Blue Mountain Coffee
May 23rd 2017



Music of Jamaica
rock, jungle music and grime are also influenced by Jamaican music. Mento is a style of Jamaican music that predates and has greatly influenced ska
May 15th 2017



Scottish Jamaicans
Faulkner, British retired athlete of Jamaican and Cuban parentage Goldie, British disc jockey of Scottish and Jamaican parentage Harry J, record producer
Dec 17th 2016



Deejay (Jamaican)
In Jamaican music, a Deejay (DJ) is a reggae or dancehall musician who sings and "toasts" to an instrumental riddim. Deejays are not to be confused with
May 16th 2017



Flag of Jamaica
List of JamaicanJamaican flags Jamaica coalition (politics) JamaicanJamaican Flag on JIS site JamaicanJamaican Flag on JamaicanJamaican government site Jamaica at Flags of the
May 6th 2017



Indo-Jamaicans
proved their worth in similar conditions in Mauritius, were sought by the Jamaican Government, in addition to workers coming from China. Indian workers were
Apr 3rd 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



Jamaican iguana
Jamaican">The Jamaican iguana (Cyclura collei) is a large species of lizard of the genus Cyclura endemic to Jamaica. It is the largest native land animal in the
May 16th 2017



Jamaican poorwill
Jamaican The Jamaican poorwill (Siphonorhis americana), also known as the Jamaican pauraque or Jamaican least pauraque, is a species of nightjar in the family Caprimulgidae
Feb 19th 2017



Culture of Jamaica
religion, and social norms and practices of the Jamaican people. The official language of the Jamaican people is English (derived from British influence)
Mar 27th 2017



Jamaican Maroons
Jamaican-Maroons">The Jamaican Maroons are descendants of maroons, Africans who escaped from slavery on the island of Jamaica and established free communities in the mountainous
May 24th 2017



History of Jamaica
officials and the Jamaican upper class was reinforced in London, where the West India Committee lobbied for Jamaican interests. Jamaica's white or near-white
May 25th 2017



Athletics in Jamaica
then followed up with silver in the 880 yards. 1964: Jamaican did not win a medal but Jamaican came fourth in the women's 200 meter-young 16 years old
Mar 20th 2017



Sound system (Jamaican)
response to this shift in supply, Jamaican producers introduced to their work some of the original elements of the Jamaican sound: rhythm guitars strumming
May 22nd 2017



List of Jamaican dishes and foods
This is a list of Jamaican dishes and foods. Jamaican cuisine includes a mixture of cooking techniques, flavors, spices and influences from the indigenous
May 21st 2017



Economy of Jamaica
an essential contributor to the Jamaican economy. Though manufacturing accounted for 13.9% of GDP in 1999. Jamaican companies contribute many manufactures
Apr 3rd 2017



Football in Jamaica
article: JamaicanJamaican football league system Main article: JFF Champions Cup Main article: Jamaica national football team Main article: Jamaica women's
Apr 26th 2017



Jamaican coney
JamaicanJamaican The JamaicanJamaican coney (Geocapromys brownii), also known as the JamaicanJamaican hutia, is a terrestrial land mammal found in the rocky, forested areas of Jamaica, and
Mar 12th 2017



Jamaican art
Jamaican art dates back to Jamaica's indigenous Taino Indians who created zemis, carvings of their gods, for ritual spiritual purposes. The demise of this
May 7th 2017



The Jamaica Observer
part of its tenth anniversary celebrations in 2004. Jamaica portal Journalism portal Jamaican Entrepreneurs. Caribbean Update, March 1, 1993. Mirror
Apr 16th 2016



Jamaican Australians
Jamaican-AustraliansJamaican Australians are Australian people who are fully or partially of Jamaican descent. According to the 2006 Australian census, 786 Australians were
May 21st 2017



Jamaican fruit bat
50 g (1.8 oz) Jamaican fruit bats rely on sight and smell to find fruit of certain colors and odors. The maximum longevity for the Jamaican fruit bat is
Nov 6th 2016



Jamaican ibis
Jamaican The Jamaican ibis, Jamaican flightless ibis or clubbed-wing ibis (Xenicibis xympithecus) is an extinct bird species of the ibis subfamily uniquely characterized
Apr 3rd 2017



Orders, decorations, and medals of Jamaica
Jamaican">The Jamaican honours system has developed as a unique entity since the passage of the National Honours and Awards Act by the Parliament of Jamaica in 1969
Jan 20th 2017



Politics of Jamaica
government and in the Parliament of Jamaica. A bipartisan joint committee of the Jamaican legislature drafted Jamaica's current Constitution in 1962. That
Apr 3rd 2017



Colony of Jamaica
officials and the Jamaican upper class was reinforced in London, where the West India Committee lobbied for Jamaican interests. Jamaica's white or near-white
May 8th 2017



List of Jamaican British people
for Arsenal Luke Youngblood (born 1986), British actor List of Jamaicans List of Jamaican Americans "Faces of the week". BBC-NewsBBC News. BBC. 7 November 2003
Mar 31st 2017



Jamaica Defence Force
heritage include the early colonial Jamaica Militia, the Kingston Infantry Volunteers of WWI and reorganised into the Jamaican Infantry Volunteers in WWII. The
May 16th 2017



Jamaica national football team
at hotels, British players of Jamaican descent, and Jamaicans who played in English clubs – and funding. The Jamaican team became a "Powerhouse" in the
May 22nd 2017



Jamaican Nigerians
Jamaican-NigerianNigeriansJamaican NigerianNigerians are NigerianNigerian people who are of Jamaican descent or who are Jamaican-born immigrants to Nigeria. A. Igoni Barrett - writer Lindsay Barrett
Dec 8th 2015



Jamaican Sportsperson of the Year
The Jamaican Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year is an annual election, organised by the RJR Sports Foundation, which honours outstanding achievement(s)
Feb 22nd 2017



Parliament of Jamaica
Presidents of the Jamaican Council List of Presidents of the Legislative Council of Jamaica List of Presidents of the Senate of Jamaica List of Speakers
May 12th 2017



Jamaican euphonia
Jamaican">The Jamaican euphonia (Euphonia jamaica) is a species of bird in the Fringillidae family. It is endemic to Jamaica. Its natural habitats are subtropical
Apr 5th 2017



LGBT rights in Jamaica
"A lot of Jamaican men, if you call them a homosexual, ... will immediately get violent. It's the worst insult you could give to a Jamaican man." Dr.
May 22nd 2017



Jamaican general election, 2011
The-2011The 2011 JamaicanJamaican general election was held on 29 December 2011 in Jamaica. The election was contested mainly between the nation's two major political
Jan 1st 2017



Canada–Jamaica relations
of government to address the Jamaican parliament. There are 231,000 people of Jamaican descent living in Canada. Jamaican-Canadians celebrate their island
Oct 14th 2015





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