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Emancipation Day

Emancipation Day became a public holiday in Jamaica in 1893. However, when the country gained Independence from the British in 1962, it was discontinued.

Jamaica Carnival

Modern Carnival is said to have begun in Trinidad and Tobago in the 18th century and quickly spread to other Caribbean countries, including Jamaica.

What Is Boxing Day and How Do Jamaicans Celebrate It?

You may have seen “Boxing Day” on the calendar – usually the next day or weekday after Christmas – and wondered what it is. It turns out there are as many stories about what Boxing Day is and how to celebrate it as there are recipes for the perfect Jerk Chicken. Here are a couple…
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