Happy 52nd Independence Day Jamaica !!

Jamaica might be a small island, but its cultural dominance across the globe makes Jamaica a mighty force.

Front page of The Daily Gleaner announcing Jamaican independence.

Front page of The Daily Gleaner announcing Jamaican independence.

Today August 6 marks Jamaica’s 52nd year of independence from British rule.

While independence is widely celebrated within Jamaican society, it has become a subject of debate. In 2011, a survey showed that approximately 60% of Jamaicans would push to once again become a British territory.

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