Jamaica history (Forgotten Jewish Pirates) -a gravestone in Kingston carved with a skull and crossbones and Hebrew lettering. There are 21 Jewish burial grounds across the island. In 1655 Britain took power from Spain and welcomed Jewish immigration. Today the Jewish population is less than 200.  Spanish Town was founded by escaped Jews.

Jamaica's long lost Jewish pirates: Today, some tour operators and cultural historians are calling attention to the country's little-known Jewish heritage

Jamaican History. The Maroons were a group of runaway slaves that lived in the most rugged regions of the island. They orchestrated a revolt that eventually became the first Maroon War (1690-1739). Things remained calm until the second rebellion broke out around 1760. Sam Sharpe a Baptist minister was hanged in Montego Bay for his role in the revolt.

Jamaican History. The Maroons were a group of runaway slaves that lived in the most rugged regions of the island. They orchestrated a revolt that eventually became the first Maroon War (1690-1739). Things remained calm until the second rebellion broke out around 1760. Sam Sharpe a Baptist minister was hanged in Montego Bay for his role in the revolt.

*Bob Marley* Jamaica, his cradle, his home island, his yard, and the birthplace of reggae. 'Jamaica and The Long Song’s themes'. More fantastic pictures and videos of *Bob Marley* on: https://de.pinterest.com/ReggaeHeart/

Jamaica and The Long Song’s themes

Zwarte slaven werden in verschrikkelijke omstandigheden vanuit Afrika naar Amerika gebracht.

Diagram of a slave ship that sailed from Liverpool via the Gold Coast in Africa to Jamaica in the West Indies terribly crowded, must have been horrific

Maroons in New Nanny Town, Jamaica: The word maroon means escaped slave and comes from a Spanish word meaning mountaineers. The slaves escaped from their plantations to the mountains and formed independent communities of free people.

Maroons in New Nanny Town, Jamaica: The word maroon means escaped slave and comes from a Spanish word meaning mountaineers. The previously enslaved Africans escaped from their plantations to the mountains and formed independent communities of free people.

Jamaica’s Alia Atkinson makes history to become first black woman to win world swimming  title

Jamaica’s Alia Atkinson makes history to become first black woman to win the FINA World Championship swimming title.

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