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Prime Minister Stephen Harper shakes hands with Portia Simpson Miller, prime minister of Jamaica, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa /Sean Kilpatrick CANADIAN PRESS

Prime Minister Stephen Harper celebrates Half-Century of Diplomatic Relations with Jamaica

Harper was joined by his Jamaican counterpart Portia Simpson Miller at a packed hall in Toronto on Monday night to celebrate 50 years of diplomatic ties with Jamaica since it first gained independence in 1962.

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Installation of Wilma by High Commissioner of Jamaica

The Honorable Sheila Sealy Monteith Visits the West Coast

The Commissioner explained various Jamaican policies that have placed the country on the world stage for successful economic stories. She also mentioned Jamaica’s lowered crime rate, which has dropped exponentially in the past decade.

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Dead Woman Pickney

Yvonne Shorter Brown’s Dead Woman Pickney: A Memoir of Childhood in Jamaica is not just an ordinary autobiography of a young rural ‘brown’ Jamaican girl who unendingly mourns the loss of her biological mother, the absence of whom opened her to physical, emotional and psychological abuse

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Sun, Sea & Snow? Jamaica Represented at the Winter Olympics!

The point that he drove home however, was that funding was not everything but that the passion for what one does, the drive to succeed and the love and support of family, friends and fans were also of critical importance.

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Hollywood Profile Roger Timber – Gentle Giant!

Versatility can take you far in this world. Especially if you’re career wanders into the world of show business. Quick study Roger J. Timber makes his move in the public eye in various fashion. Talents include comedy, doubling for other actors, voice overs, improvisation and a keen take on dialects.

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