Jamaica

What is Jamaica known for?


dance track

the dance track "Baby Do You Wanna Bump" in December 1974. Farian sang the repeated line "Do you do you wanna bump?" in a deep voice (entirely studio created) as well as performing the high falsetto chorus. When the record was released as a single, it was credited to "Boney M.", a pseudonym Farian had created for himself after watching the Australian detective show ''Boney (Boney (TV series))''. After a slow start, the song became a hit in the Netherlands

-songwriter Frank Farian (real name Franz) recorded the dance track "Baby Do You Wanna Bump" in December 1974. Farian sang the repeated line "Do you do you wanna bump?" in a deep voice (entirely studio created) as well as performing the high falsetto chorus. When the record was released as a single, it was credited to "Boney M.", a pseudonym Farian had created for himself after watching the Australian detective show ''Boney (Boney (TV series))''. After a slow


site presenting

, Léopold Sédar Senghor and Karl Marx. '''Trench Town''' is a neighborhood located in the parish of St. Andrew (Saint_Andrew_Parish,_Jamaica) which shares municipality with Kingston (Kingston, Jamaica), the capital and largest city of Jamaica. In the 1960s Trench Town was known as the Hollywood of Jamaica. Today Trench Town boasts the Trench Town Culture Yard Museum, a visitor friendly National Heritage Site presenting the unique history and contribution of Trench Town


releasing quot

;raw moan" vocal style. He set up his own label Incredible Jux and was a regular visitor to Britain. In 1985 he attracted controversy by releasing "Broadwater Farm", which predicted violence on the north London housing estate. When a riot broke out shortly afterwards, culminating in the murder of PC Keith Blakelock (Keith Blakelock), the record was banned. - 9th G-15 summit 10–12 February 1999 Jamaica Montego Bay P.J. Patterson - - 6 July 2010


pioneering style

eventually make world-famous; the pioneering style of the music helped move ska and rocksteady towards reggae. *January 8 – Robert Hoskins is found guilty and convicted on five charges of assault, stalking, and threatening to kill Madonna (Madonna (entertainer)). commons:Jamaica


music celebrity

first Corey url http: www.mtv.com news articles 1458738 20021115 destinys_child.jhtml title Beyonce Working It With Missy Elliott On Solo Album - Music, Celebrity, Artist News publisher MTV date 2002-11-18 accessdate 2010-10-24 The '''Folkes Brothers''' were a Jamaican mento group, composed of John, Mico, and Junior Folkes. Their 1960 single (single (music)) "Oh Carolina" was the first hit record


ancient style

to wear dreadlocks instead. In 1801, under the command of Captain Sir Thomas Williams (Thomas Williams (Royal Navy officer)). ''Vanguard'' sailed from Portsmouth on 20 April to join the Baltic (Baltic Sea) fleet. The fleet, under Vice Admiral Pole


actions supporting

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


victory winning

contested the general elections of that year and won the Portsmouth, Dominica Portsmouth seat in the Legislative Council. The following year he resigned his seat to contest the federal elections and, along with Phyllis Allfrey, represented Dominica in the Federal Parliament of the West Indies. In 1960 he resigned from the Federal Parliament to contest the local Dominica general elections of 1961. He led the DLP to its first victory, winning the Roseau South constituency, becoming Chief


show life

and Grenadines , Belize (w:Belize), Antigua and Barbuda (w:Antigua and Barbuda), and Saint Kitts and Nevis (w:Saint Kitts and Nevis). She is head of the Commonwealth (w:Commonwealth of Nations) and commons:Jamaica


successful sports

date 21 February 2010 publisher BBC News accessdate 29 April 2010 thumb right One of the many university athletics fields (File:Sportsground.jpg) The university has many successful sports teams and has been consistently ranked in the top four of the British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) league table. The BUSA Championship Results 2005 2006, BUSA, 6 July 2006 The university's reputation for sport is a long-standing one; in 1954 it became the first UK university to offer a sports degree, and until 1968 exercise was compulsory for all students. In 2004 six graduates and one current student competed in the Athens Olympic games. Four alumni competed at the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008, including cyclist Paul Manning (Paul Manning (cyclist)) who won an Olympic Gold. The university will host the Jamaican track and field team prior to the 2012 London Olympics. commons:Jamaica

Jamaica

'''Jamaica''' (

Once a Spanish (Habsburg Spain) possession known as ''

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.

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