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A gleam of Kingston, Jamaica

2011-11-21 06:34:32 GMT2011-11-21 14:34:32(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Photo taken on Nov. 1, 2011 shows a view in Kingston. Kingston is the largest city in Jamaica and the country's capital. (Xinhua/Zha Chunming)

Photo taken on Nov. 2, 2011 shows the port in Kingston. Kingston is the largest city in Jamaica and the country's capital. (Xinhua/Zha Chunming)

Cars run on a street in Kingston on Nov. 1, 2011. Kingston is the largest city in Jamaica and the country's capital. (Xinhua/Zha Chunming)

Photo taken on Nov. 1, 2011 shows the Blue Mountain in Kingston, where Blue Mountain Coffee is produced. Kingston is the largest city in Jamaica and the country's capital. (Xinhua/Zha Chunming)

Photo taken on Nov. 1, 2011 shows the night view in Kingston. Kingston is the largest city in Jamaica and the country's capital. (Xinhua/Zha Chunming)

Jamacians swim at the Kingston Bay in Kingston on Nov. 1, 2011. Kingston is the largest city in Jamaica and the country's capital. (Xinhua/Zha Chunming)

The total population of the island country is 2.7 million, 90 percent of whom are black. Originally home to Indians, the island was found by Columbus in 1494 and was later subject to Spanish and British rule. In 1962, the English-speaking country got independence and joined the Commonwealth.

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