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Jamaica, She is Royal

By: Denise N. Fyffe.
Copyright © 2012, Poetess defy, Denise N. Fyffe

Jamaica is gorgeous but just like many women, she is truly unaware of the magnitude of that… 354 more words

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Jamaica Music Museum Explores Don Drummond’s Work and Life

Tanya Batson-Savage (Susumba) writes about the Jamaican Music Museum’s focus this month on trombonist Don Drummond. The musician will be honored though musical performances, poetry and presentations. 387 more words


Marlon James to speak at the Toronto Public Library

The Toronto Public Library presents Jamaican novelist Marlon James in conversation with Toronto International Film Festival’s artistic director Cameron Bailey on Thursday, February 18, 2016, from 7:00pm to 8:30pm at Bram & Bluma Appel Salon, Toronto Reference Library (789 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada). 124 more words


New Book: Jacqueline Bishop’s “The Gymnast and Other Positions”

It’s here! We had previously announced the publication of The Gymnast and Other Positions: Stories, Essays, Interviews (Peepal Tree Press, 2015) by Jamaican writer Jacqueline Bishop . 260 more words

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Jamaican History: Jamaica National Pledge

For use at the beginning and end of term, and on other special occasions.

Before God and all mankind, I pledge the love and loyalty of my heart, the wisdom and courage of my mind, the strength and vigour of my body in the service of my fellow citizens; I promise to stand up for Justice, Brotherhood and… 77 more words

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Jamaican History : Jamaica Flag

The Jamaica National Flag

The Jamaica National Flag was first raised on Independence Day, August 6, 1962. It signifies the birth of our nation.

The Flag brings to mind memories of past achievements and gives inspiration towards further success. 250 more words

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