I said “Yeah, mon.” And then they started the Jamaica Dogsled team, and they wanted to send us abroad to do races.
Wolfe was born in Kingston, Jamaica, and at the age of five, moved to Pétion-Ville, Haiti, where she grew up.
But one musher this year was a seemingly improbable contender: Newton Marshall hails from St. Anne, Jamaica.
Most teams would love to come to Jamaica to train and prepare.
Jamaica's Usain Bolt won the gold medal in the 100-meter sprint on Sunday, clocking in at an extraordinary 9.63 seconds.
The Earth-quake of Jamaica may have been worked over longer than was customary.
This revived him, and he offered us his canteen, in which was some excellent Jamaica.
This is the way that our Jamaica folks, no doubt, reason with themselves.
The second of the West India islands to construct a railroad was Jamaica.
His scheme was to go to Jamaica and spend his suddenly acquired wealth in "that loveliest of the Antilles."
West Indian island, from Taino (Arawakan) xaymaca, said to mean "rich in springs." Columbus when he found it in 1494 named it Santiago, but this did not stick. Related: Jamaican. The Jamaica in New York probably is a Delaware (Algonquian) word meaning "beaver pond" altered by influence of the island name.
Note: It was the leading world sugar producer in the eighteenth century, when a large slave population grew up around sugar plantations.
Note: A British colony from 1865 to 1962, Jamaica then became completely independent.
Note: The country has a high level of poverty.
Note: Tourism is a major industry.