Category: National Heroes

5 Essential Facts Every Jamaican Ought To Know About Sam Sharpe






Sometimes it is surprising to find out that nationals in a country are unaware of some very important data regarding their history. We don’t want that to be Jamaicans, so we’re providing you with five essential facts every Jamaican needs








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5 Essential Facts Every Jamaican Ought To Know About Norman Washington Manley






Sometimes it is surprising to find out that nationals in a country are unaware of some very important data regarding their history. We don’t want that to be Jamaicans, so we’re providing you with five essential facts every Jamaican needs








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5 Essential Facts Every Jamaican Ought to Know About Nanny of the Maroons






Sometimes it is surprising to find out that nationals in a country are unaware of some very important data regarding their history. We don’t want that to be Jamaicans, so we’re providing you with five essential facts every Jamaican needs








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5 Essential Facts Every Jamaican Ought To Know About Marcus Mosiah Garvey






Sometimes it is surprising to find out that nationals in a country are unaware of some very important data regarding their history. We don’t want that to be Jamaicans, so we’re providing you with five essential facts every Jamaican needs








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5 Essential Facts Every Jamaican Needs To Know About Sir Alexander Bustamante






Sometimes it is surprising to find out that nationals in a country are unaware of some very important data regarding their history. We don’t want that to be Jamaicans, so we’re providing you with five essential facts every Jamaican needs








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National Heroes’ Day: Jamaica’s Super Seven






How much do you know about Jamaica’s national heroes? Do you know, for example, that there are seven: six males and one female? If you need information on what we have dubbed Jamaica’s Super Seven, here are links to help








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Prime Ministers Of Jamaica

The Prime Minister is Jamaica’s head of government, who is formally appointed into office by the Governor General, who represents Elizabeth II, Jamaica’s official Head of State. Prior to Independence in 1962, Jamaica’s head of government was known as the Premier and before

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Champs #TBT – The Manley Legacy






Many Jamaicans don’t know it, but former Chief Minister and Premier Norman Washington Manley was basically a ‘jock’ back in high school at Jamaica College. He competed in 17 events at Champs between 1910 and 1912, played football and cricket and








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Hero Profile – Paul Bogle






Little is known of Paul Bogle’s early life. As an adult he was one of the 106 St Thomas people with the right to vote. As deacon of the Native Baptist Church at Stony Gut, Bogle organised religious activities. He








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Hero Profile – Sir Alexander Bustamante






Sir William Alexander Clarke Bustamante, Jamaica’s first Prime Minister after the country gained independence in 1962, was born on February 24, 1884. In 1943 he founded the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), with himself as head. The first general election under Universal Adult








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