General Knowledge Information on Jamaica

by Samantha Jannel Dixon
(Portmore, St. Catherine, Jamaica)

QUESTION:

Who is the minister of education?
Who is the minister of security?
Who is the minister of health?
Who is the minister of transport?
Who is the minister of water and housing?
Who is the minister of agriculture?
Who is the minister of finance?
Who is the minister of foreign affairs?
Who is the attorney-general?
Who is the commissioner of police?
In which parish can nanny town be found?
In which year was Jamaica discovered by Christopher Columbus?




ANSWER: May-29-2009 by Wellesley Gayle



Hi Samantha,

Please see the answers below, and yes, this is current as at the date above.


  • Who is the minister of education?
    HON. ANDREW HOLNESS

  • Who is the minister of security?
    HON. DWIGHT NELSON

  • Who is the minister of health?
    HON. RUDYARD SPENCER

  • Who is the minister of transport?
    HON. LESTER MICHEAL HENRY

  • Who is the minister of water and housing? HON. HORACE ANTHONY CHANG

  • Who is the minister of agriculture?
    HON. DR. CHRISTOPHER TUFTON

  • Who is the minister of finance?
    HON. AUDLEY SHAW

  • Who is the minister of foreign affairs? HON. DR. KEN BAUGH

  • Who is the attorney-general?
    HON. DOROTHY LIGHBOURNE, Q.C.

  • Who is the commissioner of police?
    REAR ADMIRAL HARDLEY LEWIN

  • In which parish can nanny town be found?
    Nanny Town is in Portland. It was used as a stronghold for Maroons (escaped slaves) led by Granny Nanny; the town held out against repeated British attacks.

  • In which year was Jamaica discovered by Christopher Columbus?
    1494
    Reference (2009): www.cabinet.gov.jm


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