What is Jamaica known for?

high work


signature song

; The most successful single from the album became the classically (classical music) influenced ballad "My Heart Will Go On", which was written and composed by James Horner and Will Jennings, and produced by Horner and Walter Afanasieff. Serving as the love theme for the 1997 blockbuster film ''Titanic (Titanic (1997 film))'', the song topped the charts across the world, and became Dion's signature song; ref name

in popularizing Trinidadian calypso. Luboff de-emphasized the saucy, ribald side of calypso and created a popular form that appealed to the masses. His signature song is "Yellow Bird" which became very popular in the 1960s. Preparation Early on August 21 hurricane warnings were in effect for Barbados and the Windward Islands. Star-News.

natural amp

American Insects and Entomology'' Page 323, University of California Press, 1993 ISBN 0520078497 - Accessed via GoogleBooks September 5, 2008 ; in Jamaica and the Caribbean, the moth is known as the "Duppy Bat" or "Money moth" The Black Witch Moth: Its Natural & Cultural History, by Mike Quinn . Other names for the moth include the Papillion-devil, La Sorcière Noire


, Cindy Breakspeare, being from the rich part of town, and his father, Bob Marley, coming from the poor part of town, thus him being "a tree halfway in between the 'rich' world and 'poor' world." Additionally, Halfway Tree is a well-known landmark that marks the cultural

local title


winning world

Australia to win the World Championship for the first time in 16 years. Jamaica, the home country, finished third. Winning world titles On June 20, 2008, Kaoklai participated kickboxing event in Jamaica to fight against Clifton Brown from Canada for the vacant title of IKKC Muay Thai World Cruiserweight (Cruiserweight (boxing)) Championship. Kaoklai won by the split decision after 5R, and won the first world title in his career even if it was nameless title. Lamy's international debut came at the 1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Kingston (Kingston, Jamaica), Jamaica, where she won a silver medal in the 220 yards race behind countrywoman Dianne Burge and shared in a sprint relay gold medal. alias origin Jamaica USA genre Reggae, ska, dub (dub music) commons:Jamaica

years current


extensive scholarship

August 2012 accessdate 26 May 2014 and through an extensive scholarship network for the various universities. Students are taught Spanish in school from the primary level upwards; about 40–45% of educated people in Jamaica knows some form of Spanish. Economy commons:Jamaica

successful rock

m and 100 m several times during this period. * Parry, Gareth (Gaz), rock climbing. One of Britain's most successful rock climbers. A former British champion in 1996 and 2002. Competed for Great Britain at the highest level for many years. Current British bouldering team coach. Early life Staple was born in Manchester (Manchester Parish, Jamaica), Jamaica. At the age of five, Neville left Jamaica to live in the English town of Rugby, Warwickshire but later moved to Coventry. He was initially active in the sound system scene forming his own crew called "Jah Baddis". Neville was a regular fixture at the Locarno ballroom in Coventry where he met its resident DJ, Pete Waterman. Pete was heavily involved in the seventies reggae scene before going on to become a major pop producer in the 1980s. Pete has written the foreword to Neville's biography - "Original Rude Boy" - and briefly managed The Specials. Pete Waterman's biog outline ''Original Rude Boy'' In April 2009, Neville Staple set out on a reunion tour with The Specials . BBC - 6 Music - The Specials reunion BBC.co.uk: ''Ska band confirms reunion plans'' NME.com ''The Specials reunite for 2009 tour'' The same month also saw the launch of his biography ''Original Rude Boy'' published by Aurum Press. The book covers Neville's involvement with the 1970s sound system (sound system (DJ)) scene and childhood in Jamaica. Then how a chance encounter with Jerry Dammers and The Specials led to his involvement in that band and Fun Boy Three. Neville collaborated with former BBC journalist Tony McMahon on the book and both are registered with the Blake Friedmann literary agency. commons:Jamaica

game taking

to 75 for five wickets proved too much for the better batsmen to recover from. Martindale had a quiet game, taking only one wicket. The third Test in British Guiana (Guyana) was rain-affected and slow-scoring, and it petered out to a tame draw, with three wickets


'''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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