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  2. The Gleaner - Wikipedia

    The Gleaner is an English-language, morning daily newspaper founded by two brothers, Jacob and Joshua de Cordova on 13 September 1834 in Kingston, Jamaica. [1] Originally called the Daily Gleaner, the name was changed on 7 December 1992 to The Gleaner. The newspaper is owned and published by Gleaner Company publishing house in Kingston, Jamaica.

  3. Gleaner Company - Wikipedia

    The Gleaner Company Ltd. is a newspaper publishing enterprise in Jamaica. Established in 1834 by Joshua and Jacob De Cordova, the company's primary product is The Gleaner, a morning broadsheet published six days each week. It also publishes a Sunday paper, the Sunday Gleaner, and an evening tabloid, The Star.

  4. Governor-General of Jamaica - Wikipedia

    Governor-General of Jamaica - Wikipedia Governor-General of Jamaica The governor-general of Jamaica is the viceregal representative of the Jamaican monarch, King Charles III, in Jamaica . The monarch, on the advice of the prime minister, appoints a governor-general as his or her representative in Jamaica.

  5. Independence of Jamaica - Wikipedia

    The Colony of Jamaica gained independence from the United Kingdom on 6 August 1962. In Jamaica, this date is celebrated as Independence Day, a national holiday. The island became an imperial colony in 1509 when Spain conquered the Indigenous Arawak people. In 1655, British forces took the island with hardly a fight, and the British Empire ...

  6. List of newspapers in Jamaica - Wikipedia

    This is a list of newspapers in Jamaica: Daily Star; The Daily Gleaner, the oldest Jamaican daily published by Gleaner Company, founded in 1834, oldest continually published, English language newspaper in the Western Hemisphere; The Agriculturalist, the oldest and most consistent agricultural newspaper in the Caribbean for 28 years. Published ...

  7. Religion in Jamaica - Wikipedia

    Main article: Protestantism in Jamaica. 65% of the Jamaican population are Protestants. Jamaican Protestantism is composed of several denominations: 24% Church of God, 11% Seventh-day Adventist, 10% Pentecostal, 7% Baptist, 4% Anglican, 2% United Church, 2% Methodist, 1% Moravian and 1% Brethren Christian .

  8. Indo-Jamaicans - Wikipedia

    Indo-Jamaicans Indo-Jamaicans are the descendants of people who came from the Indian subcontinent to Jamaica. Indians form the third largest ethnic group in Jamaica after Africans and Multiracials. [1] Contents 1 History 2 Arrival in Jamaica 3 Surnames 4 Settlement and repatriation 5 Problems in returning 6 Impact on Jamaican culture and economy