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Jamaican Angella Reid, from Trinityville, St Thomas, to a top position in the US White House.

Reid, who was born in Trinityville, St Thomas, attended the Excelsior High School in Kingston before she became a front office trainee at the Half […]

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Raymond Chang, from selling fruit cakes in Jamaica to owning a $300m business in Canada

Raymond Chang is the most generous person you could meet. He might also be the stingiest — at least when it comes to himself. “He […]

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The first black woman employed by the BBC, is a Jamaican from Santa Cruz, St. Elizabeth

Writer and activist Una Marson was born in Santa Cruz, St. Elizabeth, Jamaica on February 6, 1905. She was the youngest of the six children […]

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From Rags to Riches – Learn how a Jamaican turn the sale of a car battery into a $17m business.

WHEN Justin Strachan fled his Park Lane home off Red Hills Road in St Andrew several years ago due to ongoing gang violence, he did […]

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The first black female Brigadier General of the USA Marine Corps., is a Jamaican!

Brigadier General Lorna Mahlock is the Director, Command, Control, Communications and Computers (C4) and the Deputy Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer (CIO) of […]

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Jamaican scientist Dr. Thomas Lecky developed three breeds of cattle best suited for Jamaica!

Most scientist would consider it a lifetime achievement to develop a new breed of cattle, but not Dr. Thomas Lecky, he developed three! Not one, but […]

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Jamaican Alrene Richards Barr, is the director of International Affairs for the busiest airport in the world!

Alrene Richards Barr a graduate of St. Hugh’s High School, is the director of International Affairs for Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. It’s where the seasoned […]

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Jamaican-Born TV Producer, Sasha Mitchell-Fuller, Wins Two Emmys for the ‘Dr Oz Show’

Jamaica-born Sasha Mitchell-Fuller, segment producer for the ‘Dr Oz Show’, an American daytime television series, is still basking after winning two Emmy Awards. In 1981, […]

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How did a poor homeless 13 year old boy from rural Jamaica become one of Canada’s most powerful business people.

Wes’ story started in the rural town of Golden Grove, St. Thomas, Jamaica. He was raised by his maternal grandmother until the age of 10, when […]

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Dr. Andre Cropper – Trinidadian Inventor. Invented the OLED screen technology used on the flat screen TV, the slim screen on your laptop & your cell phone screen.

Electrical engineer Dr Andre Cropper is also a swimmer. He got a scholarship in the 1970s through swimming which enabled to attend Howard University. “When […]

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