The Maverick Iconoclast

Here I Am

Jamaica is a country famous for many things. Whether it’s Reggae music, Bob Marley, Track&Field or beautiful beaches. Jamaica is relatively a young country just turning 54. The reality is Jamaica is a country figuring outit’s a way forward in this new and increasingly advancing world with a lot of dynamics due to “Globalization”. Jamaica was once home to one of the richest and wickedest cities in the Americas. Port Royal, where Pirates hid out and lived. 

     Jamaica is a cultural melting pot with different ethnic groups and many untold stories that add to the complex fabric of the contemporary Jamaican society. The story of The 

Indo-Jamaicans is a very nuanced and complicated one and a shameful point in history for the British Empire. Indians have made great contributions to Jamaica since their first arrival as replacement for enslaved Africans. But yet this amazing story of survival and triumph goes widely undiscovered.

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