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Celebrate Independence: 10 Interesting Facts About Jamaica

cool runnings, Editor's Picks, fifa, Jamaica, List, Marcus Garvey, Pan-Africanism, the maroons, the mighty quinn -

Celebrate Independence: 10 Interesting Facts About Jamaica

Jamaica: ‘Out of Many, One People’

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Independence and Geography

Jamaica gained independence from the United Kingdom on Aug. 6, 1962.  The island nation is the third-largest Caribbean island and the largest English-speaking island in the Caribbean Sea.

 

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Symbolism of Flag

On the Jamaican flag, green is the symbol of hope and agriculture, the yellow represents natural resources and sunshine, and the black stands for creativity and courage.


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