This is a tale of two sisters, one called St. Kitts and the other called Nevis. Both islands were originally settled by Indians from South America. Later France, Britain, and Spain argued over possession throughout the 16th century. By 1623, the British won and started cultivating sugar on plantations that were worked by large numbers … Continue reading St. Kitts & Nevis: Tale Of Two Cities
By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2012, Poetess defy, Denise N. Fyffe Royal empress so divine Arm outstretched like the grape vine Beauty radiant in the Caribbean sun Jamaica is royal, an empress That bids you to come; In scores and thousands Many traverse the great seas To see the hidden beauty which she keeps; They play … Continue reading Jamaican Poetry: Royal Jamaica
As one of the most desired cities in the world, London is not afraid to embrace new cultures and identities. The Jamaican culture has unquestionably had a huge impact on UK’s capital city. Whilst, travelling throughout the city, you will often be confused as to where you actually are. Areas such as Brixton in South … Continue reading Jamaican Lifestyle: UK’s assimilation of the Jamaican culture, through dancehall, fashion and patois
By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2012, Poetess Defy, Denise N. Fyffe Never before in the history of athletics has one man, been so formidable in sprinting; that is Jamaican sprinting superstar, Usain Bolt. He is such a phenomenon, that the entire world, not only in sports, is preoccupied with the question; Can Anyone Beat Bolt? … Continue reading Jamaica, The London 2012 Olympics: Video, Can anyone beat Usain Bolt? Asafa, Yohan, Gaitlin, Gay, Lemaitre?
Republished: Sprinter peeved at coach's criticism over JAAA position Leighton Levy, Gleaner Writer Michael Frater has quit MVP Track Club over what he says is the disrespect being shown to him by head coach Stephen Francis, following his decision to run for the post of vice-president of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA). In the … Continue reading Jamaican Sports: Michael Frater, sprinter peeved at Stephen Francis criticism over JAAA position
CNN: When the fastest men on the planet contest the Olympic 100 meters final in London on August 5, it will be a major upset if the winner does not come from the small Caribbean island of Jamaica... Jamaican Female Athletes Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce, 100m Fraser, who trained for the Olympics with teammate Asafa Powell, became the … Continue reading The Legacy: Why Jamaicans run so fast?
By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2012, Poetess Defy, Denise N. Fyffe Jamaica's top sprint athletes were out for gold on day six of the Track and Field Schedule at the London 2012 Olympics. Though setbacks and mishaps were the order of the day at the XXX Olympiad; Jamaica collected two medals in the … Continue reading Jamaica and The London 2012 Olympics: Pocket rocket, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Hansle Parchment medal in 200m, 110m hurdles
The Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt, anchored Jamaica to victory in the 4x100 relay Saturday night in a world-record 36.84 seconds at Olympic Stadium to capture his third gold medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games. He's unbeaten as an Olympian, winning the 100, 200 and 4x100 relay at back-to-back Games. "It's always a beautiful thing to end off like … Continue reading Jamaica and The London 2012 Olympics: Jamaica 4×100 breaks World Record, Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake, Micheal Frater, Nesta Carter
Jamaica Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total 4 4 4 12 Athletics 4 4 4 12 - Men's 100m JAM BOLT Usain JAM BLAKE Yohan USA GATLIN Justin Men's 200m JAM BOLT Usain JAM BLAKE Yohan JAM WEIR Warren Men's 110m Hurdles USA MERRITT Aries USA RICHARDSON Jason JAM PARCHMENT Hansle Men's 4 x 100m Relay … Continue reading Jamaica and The London 2012 Olympics: Jamaica’s Medal Count as at August 11, 2012
Athletics - Medal count Rank Country Gold Silver Bronze Total 1 United States of America 9 13 7 29 2 Russian Federation 8 4 6 18 3 Jamaica 4 4 4 12 4 Great Britain 4 1 1 6 5 Ethiopia 3 1 3 7 6 Kenya 2 3 4 9 7 Germany 1 4 … Continue reading London 2012 Olympics: Athletics Medal Count as at August 11, 2012