Jan 18, 2021 · Our publications. In-depth insight into our work towards the Sustainable Development Goals. Publication. 12 October 2021. The Spotlight Initiative in Jamaica Newsletter (September/October 2021) In this issue, the Spotlight in Jamaica will feature messages from the EU and UN, highlights of the programme; key milestones; think-pieces surrounding GBV, and user-friendly information to raise the gaze and awareness of Jamaicans with respect to gender-based violence.
To understand this rich and vibrant history, researchers may wish to focus on three areas: review the primary documents and map of the three landmark events in Jamaican history: the Sam Shepard Rebellion/Baptist War, the Morant Bay Rebellion, and the Labour Riots; peruse the images of the artifacts from the Taínos, the native people that inhabited the island before Europeans; and learn the definitions and history behind the Jamaican language, Patwah.
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Young is the daughter of a Chinese father and a mother of mixed Chinese-African heritage who came to Britain from Jamaica as a young woman. Her first novel Pao is a deeply autobiographical story set amongst the Chinese community of Jamaica and illuminates the little known story behind this community’s immigration to the Caribbean. The complex stratifications of race, culture and class which define Jamaican society and which the Chinese community embodies in their own particular way.
Our 7 faculties and 12 professional schools offer more than 200 programmes to some 18,000 graduate, undergraduate and continuing studies students. The UWI, Mona ranks first in Jamaica among accredited tertiary-level programmes. In 2012, the University was again one of Jamaica’s Top 100 Employers.
One of the most renowned general and educational book publishers from the Caribbean region, LMH Publishing has extended significantly in time – even though they are located in Kingston, Jamaica, they also have an office in New York City, which is handled by Zebra Productions, and they have co-published several writings with overseas publishers. For instance, one of their most successful travel books, “Jamaica in Pictures”, was co-published with Casa Editrice Bonechi, from Italy.