Jamaican Scientist Dr Lawrence Williams is being celebrated on the international stage for finding an effective treatment for some types of cancer. Following more than 13 years of study the Jamaican's discovery has the potential to fight various kinds of cancers, including melanoma, lung cancer, and breast cancer.
Lieutenant-General Sir Thomas Maitland (1759 - 1824) was the Commander-in-Chief of the British expeditionary force to Saint-Domingue and a Colonel of the British 10th West India Regiment (1798 – 1802). "He was an able if unscrupulous man, an experienced and crafty soldier who later became Governor of Malta."
P.S. ...and the West Indians!
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For generations West Indian women have followed a calling to care for the sick and weak. Despite a lack of credit or recognition, we thank you for turning the other cheek.
NANNY OF THE MAROONS possessed a wide knowledge of herbs and other traditional healing methods practiced by African and native Islanders.
The Royal British Legion invited WAWI, amongst others, to participate in the opening of the Poppy Appeal Launch on Fri 28 Oct 2011, in front of the Council House (Victoria Square, Birmingham).
The launch was brought forward at the last minute.
Just some of the British & Caribbean Veterans who have fought and continue to fight for democracy and freedom.
Thank You All
The game of Rugby began at Rugby School, Warwickshire, England in 1750.
However, many rugby playing countries had pre-existing football games not dissimilar to rugby. The first Rugby World Cup tournament was not held until 1987, hosted by Australia. Largely due to the support of the Commonwealth Nations, it is now a multi-million pound sport and a major entertainment industry.
An example of where the Commonwealth leads - everyone benefits.
DID YOU SPOT THE OBVIOUS MISTAKE?
Few people ever read the small print.
The declaration on the inside cover on the passport on the left reads ....