Archive for the ‘Jamaican Heroes’ Category

Published on November 15th, 2012

Asafa Powell CD (born 23 November 1982) is a Jamaican sprinter who specialises in the 100 metres. He held the »

Published on November 15th, 2012

Donald O’Riley Quarrie CD (born 25 February 1951) is a former Jamaican athlete, one of the world’s top sprinters during »

Published on November 15th, 2012

Herbert Henry “Herb” McKenley OM (July 10, 1922 – November 26, generic 2007) was a Jamaican athlete, winner of a »

Published on August 9th, 2012

Arthur Stanley Wint (25 May 1920 – 19 October 1992) was the first Jamaican Olympic gold medalist, winning the 400 m at 1948 Summer »

Published on August 7th, 2012

The Honourable Michael Lee-Chin, site OJ (born 1951) is a Jamaican-Canadian business magnate, investor, for sale and capitalist. He is »

Published on June 18th, 2012

Patricia Powell (born 1966) is a Jamaican writer. Born in Jamaica, ambulance she moved to the United States in her late »

Published on June 18th, 2012

Andrea Levy is of primarily Afro-Jamaican descent, Levy has a Jewish paternal grandfather and a Scots maternal great-grandfather. In 1948 Levy’s father »

Published on June 14th, 2012

Colin Luther Powell ( born April 5, sildenafil 1937) is an American of Jamaican parentage,  statesman and a retired four-star general »

Published on April 21st, 2012

Kingsley Cooper is credited with launching the careers of Jamaican-born models Jaunel McKenzie and Carla Campbell among others, and his »

Published on April 21st, 2012

Lee “Scratch” Perry (born Rainford Hugh Perry, sildenafil 20 March 1936, Kendal, Jamaica) is a musician and producer who has »