Jamaica which is well-known for its beaches, music and delicacies became an independent nation 6th August, 1962.
The Jamaican Kittitian Association (JamKit) will be hosting a Jamaican Poolside Social and Expo, later today, Saturday 13th August 2011, at the Leeward Cove at Frigate Bay. This social activity will see Jamaicans and Kittitians friends coming together in celebration of Jamaica’s independence.
Two Jamaicans who have assisted in the development of St Kitts and Nevis would be recognised at a joint Awards Banquet.
Jamaican-Kittitians, Lee Graham and Marcia Clarke (Posthumously) would be acknowledged for their exemplary contribution to the St Kitts & Nevis Community. Graham will be awarded for contributing to the Fisheries Industry and Community Service and Marcia Clarke in the fields of Craft, Culture and Community Service.
The theme for this year’s Independence celebration was “The Journey Continues”.