Jamaica. "Out of many, one people". Flag. The flag of Jamaica was officially adopted on August 6, 1962.
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The flag of Jamaica was officially adopted on August 6, 1962.
The black is symbolic of hardships, green represents the fertile land, and yellow the shining sun. In addition, black, green and yellow are Pan-African colors, and pay tribute to Jamaica\'s significant African heritage
The abolition of slavery in 1834 freed a quarter million slaves, many of whom became small farmers
Gradually Jamaica obtained increasing independence from Britain, and in 1958 it joined other British Caribbean colonies in forming the Federation of the West Indies. Jamaica gained full independence when it withdrew from the Federation in 1962
The first decade in which Jamaica was blooming, they found success in strong investments with bauxite/alumina, tourism, and manufacturing industry