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  1. Aug 01,  · The currency of Jamaica is the Jamaican dollar. The Jamaican dollar is abbreviated as "J$”. The letter J serves the purpose of differentiating the Jamaican dollar from other dollar-dominated currencies. The international code of the Jamaican dollar is JMD. It exists in the denominations of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, , , , and dollars.
  2. Two years later the Royal Africa Company, a slave-trading enterprise, was formed. The company used Jamaica as its chief market, and the island became a centre of slave trading in the West Indies. Nonetheless, the battles of the Maroons to retain their freedom succeeded when, in , the British authorities recognised their rights to freedom.
  3. History of Jamaica Columbus discovered Jamaica on May 5, , one year after he heard of the existence of the island. However, the true history of Jamaica begins with the African-Jamaican people who came to the island twenty years after the English took control from the Spaniards.
  4. Jamaican Culture. Considering how small our island is, Jamaica's rich culture seems to have invaded the world. Small we may be, but our cultural influence has been immense, so when you visit Jamaica please explore our island and absorb some of our Jamaican culture.
  5. A signal station, Rodney's Lookout, named after the famed admiral, was also built on Port Henderson hill. Two other forts were built at Port Henderson -Fort Johnston named after one Duncan Johnston, who owned the land, and Fort Small, erected by one David Small. .
  6. Jamaica is a powerful beautiful island, with crystal clear waters in rivers flowing into the blue ocean. The green mountains and farmland full of banana, mango and coconut trees invite to explore. I am grateful to share my travel experiences off this Caribbean island in the next 11 mini blogs; Jamaica, my story.
  7. ISLAND ALBUMS (Former) address Island Records Ltd.: 22 St. Peter's Square, London W6, England. UK release (possible European release / possible USA release (Mango label). MLPS Amazulu - Amazulu Tracks: Too Good To Be Forgotton / Excitable (Soca Mix) / After Tonight / All Over The World / Things The Lonely Do / Montego Bay / Don't You Just Know It / Cairo / Moonlight Romance / Upright.
  8. But life had different plans for Hewitt, a teenager of Indian extraction, when his family moved into the community in the early s. During that period, the political enforcer who ruled Rema was known as 'Push Wood', and persons who lived in the community at the time say it was Push Wood who coerced Curly Locks into a life of crime.

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