November 13, 2018

Today in History: Jamaica

Today in History–May 3–the Library of Congress features the island of Jamaica, first spotted by Christopher Columbus on this day in 1494. This Caribbean nation won its independence from Great Britain in 1962 but is still a member of the British commonwealth. Learn more by visiting the Today in History section, then click the links below to access more resources related to Jamaica.Country Study: Commonwealth of Caribbean Islands, including JamaicaJamaica profile BBCJamaica timeline … [Read more...]