9 Facts You May Not Know About Jamaica’s Premier, Norman Manley
Norman Washington Manley: The Architect of Independence
Norman Manley was the father of Jamaica’s fourth prime minister Michael Manley (1924-1997) and cousin of Jamaica’s first Prime Minister Alexander Bustamante (1884-1977).
Norman Manley was also the first president of People’s National Party – one of the two political parties in Jamaica. In fact, Michael Manley was a charismatic figure who became the leader of the Jamaican People’s National Party before his father’s death in 1969.