Jamaica

What is Jamaica known for?


based cover

and Let Die (novel) Live and Let Die '', ''Doctor No (Dr. No (novel))'', "For Your Eyes Only (For Your Eyes Only (short story))", ''The Man with the Golden Gun (The Man with the Golden Gun (novel))'', and ''Octopussy and The Living Daylights''. In addition, James Bond uses a Jamaica-based cover in ''Casino Royale (Casino Royale (novel))''. So far, the only James Bond film adaptation to have been set in Jamaica is ''Doctor No (Dr. No (film))''. Filming for the fictional


successful contemporary

, Kingston (Kingston, Jamaica), Jamaica) is a reggae musician. He is one of the most commercially and critically successful contemporary reggae artists and is noted for his high number of releases. As of 2011 he had released over 40 solo albums.


lyrics advocating

reggae and dancehall artists, such as Buju Banton, Elephant Man (Elephant Man (musician)), Sizzla, have published song lyrics advocating violence against homosexuals. Similarly, hip-hop music often includes aggressively homophobic lyrics. * In England, Wales and Scotland, the private ownership of most handguns


school summer

steely_ennis_has_golden_glow.html "Steely Ennis has golden glow" ''BBC.co.uk (BBC)'', 16 August 2009 (Retrieved: 21 August 2009) Neither of her parents were particularly athletic, but her father did some sprinting (Sprint (running)) at school whilst her mother favoured the high jump. They introduced her to athletics by taking her to a 'Start:Track' event at Sheffield's Don Valley Stadium during the 1996 school summer holidays


live performing

together, mixing Bennett's instrumentals with Hambleton's smooth alto voice to create the unique had melded into a collaboration of musicians


vocal quot

at The Black Ark studio on June 20, 1977 and in Scotland in August of the same year.'' #*Linda McCartney – Lead vocal #"Sugartime" (Charlie Phillips (Charlie Phillips (singer)), Odis Echols) – 2:06 #*''A cover version of the original by The McGuire Sisters. Recorded in Jamaica at The Black Ark studio, June 20, 1977 and July 7, 1998.'' #*Linda McCartney – Lead vocal Biography Andru Donalds was born in Kingston (Kingston, Jamaica), Jamaica. His musical


bass voice

;Larkin" Williams now using the name Prince Far I at the suggestion of another producer he had worked with, Enos McLeod). With a unique deep bass voice and talking over style, preferring to describe himself as a "chanter" rather than a "toaster", he became a popular reggae musician, styling himself "The Voice of Thunder". ALTERNATIVE NAMES Williams, Michael James SHORT


significant world

'', and ''Cracker (Cracker (UK TV series))'' and played Greg Salter in ''Brookside'' (1994). He made a guest appearance in the first episode of ''The Green Green Grass'' - a spin-off from ''Only Fools And Horses''. Paul was best known for his time on ''Only Fools And Horses'' and still attends conventions for the show. Another very significant world pop crossover style that emerged in the 1960s was 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


black culture

to black culture of the Jamaican rude boy, because mods felt that black culture "ruled the night hours" and that it had more streetwise "savoir faire (List of French words and phrases used by English speakers)". Shari Benstock and Suzanne Ferriss argue that at the "core of the British Mod rebellion was a blatant fetishising of the American consumer culture" that had "eroded the moral fiber of England." ''On Fashion''. By Shari Benstock and Suzanne Ferriss. Published by Rutgers University Press, 1994.ISBN 0813520339, 9780813520339 In doing so, the mods "mocked the class system that had gotten their fathers nowhere", and created a "rebellion based on consuming pleasures" ranging from Italian suits and scooters to US soul records. '''Vincent George Rhoden''' (born December 13, 1926 in Kingston (Kingston, Jamaica)) Biography and Statistics at Sports Reference is a former Jamaican athlete (Athletics (sport)), winner of two Olympic (Olympic Games) gold medals in 1952. ''parties -'' (78) Afghanistan, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, People's Republic of China, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Costa Rica, Côte d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Finland, France, Gabon, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong (associate member), Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Ireland (Republic of Ireland), Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, South Korea, Libya, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Morocco, Nauru, Netherlands, NZ (New Zealand), Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Saint Lucia, Serbia, Seychelles, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Tonga, Tunisia, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Vanuatu Judicial corporal punishment has been abolished or declared unconstitutional since 1997 in Jamaica, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, South Africa, Zambia, Uganda (in 2001) and Fiji (in 2002). The sloop departed Portsmouth on 24 February 1779 joining with the Continental Navy ships 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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