are new, and made their full international debut at the 2009 Atlantic Cup (Atlantic Cup (rugby league)) in Jacksonville, Florida, playing against the USA (United States national rugby league team). Prior to this they had played matches against touring sides from England and Australia. The team plays in yellow jerseys with green shorts and green socks. It is largely made up of players from the Jamaican domestic competition and heritage players from the English leagues. A three
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Poet Laureate Ted Hughes, both of whom share his fascination with the elemental. Though primarily a painter he also produced a series of 'bone boxes' in perspex during the 1970s. '''Joseph Sturge''' (1793 – 14 May 1859), son of a farmer in Gloucestershire, was an English Quaker, abolitionist and activist. He founded the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society (now Anti-Slavery International). He worked throughout his life in Radical (Political radicalism) political
actions supporting pacifism, working-class (working class) rights, and the universal emancipation of slaves. In the late 1830s he published two books about the apprenticeship system in Jamaica, which helped persuade the British Parliament to adopt an earlier full emancipation date. In Jamaica, Sturge also helped found Free Villages with the Baptists, to provide living quarters for freed slaves; one was named "Sturge Town" in his memory. In rapidly expanding
-Colonial_Tournament_1925-26.html title Inter-Colonial Tournament 1925 26 publisher CricketArchive accessdate 4 December 2012 group n Fernandes made significant scores in each of British Guiana's matches: he scored 89 runs in the first innings of their match against Barbados (Barbados national cricket team), helping his side to open up a 144-run first innings lead, which they converted into an eight wicket victory.
, Dick (1987) ''Cut 'n' Mix: Culture, Identity and Caribbean Music'', Routledge, ISBN 978-0415058759, p. 142 In spite of the subject matter – and possibly because mid 1980s radio station bosses in the UK (United Kingdom) did not understand the terms "ganja (cannabis)" and "sensimilla" – the single was a Top 20 hit, selling 160,000 copies, and earned Emmanuel two appearances on BBC Television's flagship music programme, ''Top of the Pops''. ref
;Jamaican drug (Illegal drugs) baron murderer # James Spencer Springette—Caribbean drug kingpin CARICOM CARICOM (The Caribbean Community) governments denounced the "removal" of Aristide from government. They also questioned the legality of the new government. The Prime Minister of Jamaica, P.J. Patterson (Percival James Patterson), said that the episode set "a dangerous precedent for democratically elected governments anywhere and everywhere, as it promotes the removal of duly elected persons from office by the power of rebel forces." commons:Jamaica
in an Inter-Colonial tournament (History of cricket in the West Indies to 1918) in 1928 29 but this was the only time that he surpassed fifty runs in an innings. The Moringa seeds yield 38–40% edible oil (called ben oil from the high concentration of behenic acid contained in the oil). The refined oil (Ben oil) is clear and odorless and resists rancidity (oxidation) at least as well as any other botanical oil. The seed cake remaining after oil extraction may be used
; Lovece, Frank. "Fast Chat: Alan Arkin". ''New York Newsday''. January 7, 2007. It reached #4 on the ''Billboard (Billboard (magazine))'' magazine chart the same year as Harry Belafonte's better-known hit version. FolkEra.com: ''The Tarriers''. FolkEra.com. The airline officially re-opened operations on May 1, 2010 upon acquisition of Air Jamaica by Caribbean Airlines Limited. The new airline
, traditionally styled highlife had been overtaken by electric guitar bands and pop-dance music. Since 1966 and the fall of President Kwame Nkrumah, many Ghanaian musicians moved abroad, settling in the US, UK and Nigeria. High-life bands like Sammy Kofi's (also known as Kofi Sammy) Okukuseku (Okukuseku (band)) recorded in Lagos or Nigeria's eastern Igbo (Igbo (people)) region. In 1971, the Soul to Soul (Soul To Soul (film)) music festival was held in Accra. Several legendary
meters in a swift 46.25 seconds last night in the Foot Locker national scholastic championships at North Carolina State in Raleigh." In addition to his track & field accomplishments, he was recognized for his outstanding athletic ability in soccer and swimming (Swimming (sport)). Under the coaching of Edward Hector, he was voted the "1999 High School Athlete of the Year" after winning the 400 meter title at the Indoor and Outdoor National
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Jamaica is a Commonwealth realm, with Queen Elizabeth II (Elizabeth II) as its monarch (Monarchy of Jamaica) and head of state. Her appointed representative in the country is the Governor-General of Jamaica, currently Patrick Allen (Patrick Allen (Governor-General)). The head of government and Prime Minister of Jamaica is Portia Simpson-Miller. Jamaica is a parliamentary constitutional monarchy with legislative power vested in the bicameral Parliament of Jamaica, consisting of an appointed Senate and a directly elected House of Representatives.