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Elaine Thompson-Herah is the fastest woman in the world and the second fastest in history over 100 meters and 200 meters. She got this title after winning silver in the 200 meter race at the 2015 World Athletics Championships. The Tokyo Olympics proved a very successful event for Jamaican athletes and in the 100 meter final, Thompson-Herah placed first with Fraser-Pryce and Jackson receiving the silver and bronze medals, respectively. Since the Tokyo Olympics, Elaine Thompson-Herah has garnered a lot of attention, on social media and in main stream media. We decided to put together 11 facts about this Jamaican
Visiting Jamaica is a must for many avid travelers. There are so many reasons to visit Jamaica and there are few places in the world quite like Jamaica. Its rich culture and captivating history make it a must-visit destination for many travelers. With its natural beauty and world-class hospitality, you’ll find yourself becoming one with its rhythms as you explore the island’s hidden gems. You’ve dreamed of visiting Jamaica ever since you saw “The Harder They Come ” which is of of the 10 Jamaican movies to watch. Planning a trip can be overwhelming with so many options to choose
For Guyana born Christine Latchana, the road to success was never paved in gold. When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. CEO of All Purpose Electric Corp, was born and raised in Guyana, but moved to the US as a young child. Despite her difficult childhood, she has thrived as CEO of All Purpose Electric Corp. She has proven that obstacles can be overcome when you believe in yourself and have the will to succeed. She left Guyana to pursue her dreams Latchana is a proud mother of two and has been the face of the company for fifteen years.
Lee Scratch Perry, the Jamaican musician who founded the musical genre of dub, died at the age of 85. He was always a pioneer of reggae music and he opened up profound new depths. Jamaican media reported the news that reggae legend Lee Scratch Perry passed away in Lucea, Jamaica. He was hospitalized. No cause of death has been given. Prime Minister Andrew Holness sent his deepest condolences to Perry’s family, saying “Lee “Scratch” Perry was a legend both at home and abroad.” As a musician, producer, and sound engineer, Lee “Scratch” Perry was at the forefront of the Jamaican