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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 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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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 29, 2016






1. Jamaica Under Severe Weather Alert From Tropical Storm ‘Matthew’. Jamaica has been placed on alert from Tropical Storm Matthew, which was formed near the Eastern Caribbean yesterday morning.Reports from the Meteorological Service of Jamaica are… read more at the








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Who Should Be Jamaica’s Next National Hero?






Today is National Heroes Day, when we reflect on the contributions of the six men and one woman whose fight against slavery and colonial oppression helped to create the free Jamaica we know and love today. The Right Excellent Paul








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Parish Facts – Westmoreland, Hanover, St James & Trelawny






This week, we continue Parish Pride month by venturing further into the county of Cornwall, with Westmoreland, Hanover, St James and Trelawny. Westmoreland Formed in 1703, the parish is called Westmoreland most likely because it was created out of the lands in the west








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6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 23, 2014






Ebola Scare Probe – Health Authority Launches Investigation Into Mandeville Regional Hospital Incident. A full investigation is now under way into how nurses and other medical personnel at the Mandeville Regional Hospital, in Manchester, treated a Nigerian man they believed was displaying








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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 19, 2014






Child Hero Receives Well-Needed Help. The family of 11-year-old Toni-Ann Miller has been moved by an overwhelming show of love and support following a stunning act of bravery that she displayed, having rescued two brothers who were trapped in a burning








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Image Of The Week – National Hero Missing From St Thomas






This week’s image comes from the Wednesday Gleaner story St Thomas Not Ready For Bogle. It shows the empty mount on which the statue of Paul Bogle is to stand in Morant Bay, the parish’s capital. The statue, originally done








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