Thomas Thistlewood 1721 - 1786Thomas Thistlewood from Tupholme was a British estate overseer and small landowner in western Jamaica. His diaries are now important documents on the slave trade and history of Jamaica.

Thomas Thistlewood 1721 - 1786Thomas Thistlewood from Tupholme was a British estate overseer and small landowner in western Jamaica. His diaries are now important documents on the slave trade and history of Jamaica.

☀ Puerto Rico ☀The taino history The Taínos were farmers and fishers, and practiced intensive root crop cultivation in conucos, or small raised plots. Manioc was the principal crop, but potatoes, beans, peanuts, peppers and other plants were also grown. Farming was supplemented with the abundant fish and shellfish animal resources of the region. Cotton was grown and spun into cloth, and along with the many other items produced by the skilled Taíno craftspeople, was used in a widespread…

☀ Puerto Rico ☀The taino history The Taínos were farmers and fishers, and practiced intensive root crop cultivation in conucos, or small raised plots. Manioc was the principal crop, but potatoes, beans, peanuts, peppers and other plants were also grown. Farming was supplemented with the abundant fish and shellfish animal resources of the region. Cotton was grown and spun into cloth, and along with the many other items produced by the skilled Taíno craftspeople, was used in a widespread…

Island Living is Good at These Jamaica Hotels - This tropical, soulful island has earned its place as one of the Caribbean’s most popular getaways thanks to standout cuisine, a rich musical history, and stylish beachfront hotels.

The 10 Best Hotels in Jamaica

Island Living is Good at These Jamaica Hotels - This tropical, soulful island has earned its place as one of the Caribbean’s most popular getaways thanks to standout cuisine, a rich musical history, and stylish beachfront hotels.

May 10, 1655. The British seizure of Jamaica under Admiral William Penn and General Robert Venables. Cromwell's ships sinking the Spanish vessels in Kingston Harbour. (Photo: Illustrated London News/Getty Images)

May 10, 1655. The British seizure of Jamaica under Admiral William Penn and General Robert Venables. Cromwell's ships sinking the Spanish vessels in Kingston Harbour. (Photo: Illustrated London News/Getty Images)

Bessie Stringfield was born in Kingston, Jamaica but made history in America. She is best known for being the 1st African-American woman to ride across the United States solo. Nicknamed "The Motorcycle Queen of Miami", sheBessie Stringfield was born in Kingston, Jamaica but made history in America. She is best known for being the 1st African-American woman to ride across the United States solo. Nicknamed “The Motorcycle Queen of Miami”, she served as one of the few motorcycle despatch riders…

Bessie Stringfield was born in Kingston, Jamaica but made history in America. She is best known for being the 1st African-American woman to ride across the United States solo. Nicknamed "The Motorcycle Queen of Miami", sheBessie Stringfield was born in Kingston, Jamaica but made history in America. She is best known for being the 1st African-American woman to ride across the United States solo. Nicknamed “The Motorcycle Queen of Miami”, she served as one of the few motorcycle despatch riders…

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A New History of Jamaica: From the Earliest Accounts to the Taking of Porto Bello by Vice-Admiral Vernon (Cambridge Library Collection - Sla

A New History of Jamaica: From the Earliest Accounts to the Taking of Porto Bello by Vice-Admiral Vernon (Cambridge Library Collection - Sla

Little is known about the anonymous author of this book, later identified as one Charles Leslie, whose family had strong Caribbean interests. In thirteen 'lette

A 1938 4d stamp of Jamaica.  Jamaica was the first British colony to establish a post office.

A 1938 4d stamp of Jamaica. Jamaica was the first British colony to establish a post office.

The Arawaks (Taino) were forced to work in the mines instead of growing food in their fields, which led to generalized malnutrition.

The Arawaks (Taino) were forced to work in the mines instead of growing food in their fields, which led to generalized malnutrition.

Lights Camera Jamaica - Holding On To Jah (2011) - Documentary - Details the history of Jamaica, The Rasta Movement and  Reggae Music

Lights Camera Jamaica - Holding On To Jah (2011) - Documentary - Details the history of Jamaica, The Rasta Movement and Reggae Music

blackhistoryseries:    Marcus Garvey hailing from Jamaica  - pre MLK - we need to rebirth the pan-African Movement

blackhistoryseries: Marcus Garvey hailing from Jamaica - pre MLK - we need to rebirth the pan-African Movement

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