What is Jamaica known for?

athletic ability

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

international version

the name '''''Scratch the Super Ape''''' in July 1976 on Perry's own Upsetter label. The Jamaican version had a different track order than the international version that was released in August the same year on Island Records. Music supervisor Ivan Pavlovich said " we had to pick the songs that make New York today what it is, but make sure they won't feel dated by the time the game comes out." commons:Jamaica

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'''Carl Abrahams''' OD (Order of Distinction) (14 May 1911 – 10 April 2005) was a Jamaican painter from the parish of St. Andrew. He was born in Kingston, Jamaica and began his career in commercial art at the age of 17 as a cartoonist and an illustrator for ''The Daily Gleaner'' and ''The Jamaica Times''. !-- Unsourced image removed: File:CARL_ABRAHAMS.jpg thumb left 250px


in a church choir. He moved to Kingston (Kingston, Jamaica) as a teenager (adolescence) in the early 1960s, and met Raleigh Gordon and Jerry Matthias, and they formed The Maytals. The Maytals became one of the most popular vocal groups in Jamaica in the 1960s, recording with producers Coxsone Dodd, Prince Buster, Byron Lee and Leslie Kong. This success included winning Jamaica's National Popular Song Contest three times with songs Hibbert wrote: in 1966 with "Bam Bam", 1969 with "Sweet and Dandy", and 1972 with "Pomps & Pride". "JCDC list of festival popular song winners", Accessed October 20, 2007 '''St Catherine''' (capital Spanish Town) is a parish (Parish (administrative division)) located in the south east (Ordinal directions) of Jamaica. It is located in the county of Middlesex, and is one of the island's largest and most economically valued parish because of its many resources. It includes the first capital (Capital (political)) of Jamaica, Spanish Town, originally known as San Jago de la Vega or Santiago de la Vega (St. James of the Plain). Tourist Sites *Jamaica's Emancipation (Abolitionism) Square can be found in Spanish Town. This is the only Georgian (Georgian architecture) square in Jamaica. Kings House and the House of Assembly on the west and east sides, respectively, were erected in 1762. The Courthouse was built in 1819 and used as a chapel and armory (Armory (military)) with the Town Hall upstairs. *The Rio Cobre River and Gorge is one of the largest in the island. Sinking at a place called River Sink at Worthy Park, it runs underground for nearly six kilometres, then surfaces at River Head Grand Cave in St Thomas-in-the-Vale. Before entering the gorge it is joined by a number of tributaries, such as the Thomas River, the Rio D'Oro and the Rio Pedro. In the early 1770s, a road was opened through the gorge. The Flat Bridge was originally constructed of logs (logging), which were washed away in a flood. The present bridge was built and it has withstood countless floods. A marker can be found, which shows where the water rose to over commons:Jamaica

episode series

series The Real World: Hollywood title Arrival and Departure season 20 number 8 airdate June 4, 2008 network MTV url http: www.mtv.com videos real-world-hollywood-ep-8-arrival-and-departure 1588278 playlist.jhtml#series 2211&seriesId 24776&channelId 1

at an after-school daycare program, a radio station, public-access television station, etc. Beginning with the tenth season (The Real World: Back to New York), a roommate fired from the group job would be evicted from the house and dropped from the cast. Hollywood (The Real World: Hollywood)'s Greg Halstead and Cancun (The Real World: Cancun)'s Joey Rozmus were evicted from their respective houses after they were fired from their group jobs.

playing matches

(Final) publisher CricketArchive accessdate 29 September 2011 In the following February, the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) toured the West Indies, playing matches in Barbados, Trinidad, British Guiana and Jamaica. ref>

education approach

Jamaica for children and an introductory work on world history (''Vorbereitung zur Weltgeschichte für Kinder'', 1779). Schlözer criticised harshly Johann Bernhard Basedow, a then famous pedagogue, for his education approach using games and for his separation of girls and boys education. Around early 1997, still riding high off of the success of ''...And Out Come the Wolves'', Rancid decided to immediately enter the studio following the ''...And Out Come

made drawings

trip to the site. Stephens had other duties to attend to, but Catherwood was able to accompany the Payés brothers to Quiriguá. Kelly 1996, p.243. Due to adverse conditions he was only able to stay a short time at the ruins, but made drawings of two of the stelae, which were published with a short account of Catherwood's visit in John Lloyd Stephens's book ''Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan'' in 1841. Quiriguá was the first

liberal working

1958. He had a small part in the 1958 film version of ''Look Back in Anger (Look Back in Anger (film))'', directed by Tony Richardson, who had seen him on stage. He took a leading role in the 1961 film ''Flame in the Streets'', playing the Jamaican boyfriend of the (white) daughter (played by Sylvia Syms) of a liberal working-class trades unionist (played by John Mills). He lived for a period in Paris, where he met his wife, Cecilia Enger. '''Theodore Whitmore

album promotion

: www.ifpi.org content section_news plat2000.html Williams finished album promotion with an extensive European Tour in the autumn of 1999. ''I've Been Expecting You'' was ranked ninety-first in a 2005 survey held by British television's Channel 4 to determine the 100 greatest albums of all time. 2005 Channel 4 The 100 Greatest Albums http: www.timepieces.nl Top100%27s 2005Channel4.html commons: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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