Our very own, Jennifer Small host from popular television show Dancin' Dynamites and manager at 'Jenny Jenny' productions accomplished much to be applauded in this year. As she won the titles Miss Manchester and later on won Miss Jamaica Festival Queen.
The sixth prime minister since our independence in 1962 was The Most Honourable Percival Noel James Patterson who reigned from March 30, 1992 to March 30, 2006. Spreading his sharp wit and assurance of words.
Imani Duncan, who was 19 years of age at the time, represented her country well as Miss Jamaica World with her driven, activist and dedicated behaviour.
On September 1, The University of Technology (UTech) was formally accorded University status.
The Jamaican's entered the 12th Pan American Games that occurred in Argentina from March 11 to March 26. We received two (2) silver medals in athletics and two (2) bronze medals in Badminton.
The most exciting and well supported event, the annual Boys and Girls Championships. In the girls championships Manchester High won and for Boys Championships Jamaica College won.
Delroy Wilson a popular ska, rocksteady and reggae singer died in March.
The Honorable Bruce Golding joined the National Democratic Movement (NDM)
Justine Willoughby won the Miss Jamaica Universe title and became an outstanding ambassador of Jamaica but has now become an international model that travels all around the world to places like London, Paris and Morocco.
Mother's in this year had developed their slogan "Wherever There's Mother's, There's Great Food Fast" which has been recently changed to "The Great Jamaican Patty Company". Also they found a location on Retirement road for their factory corporate office later on in the year.
The Jamaican Teas Limited company was bought out by the Mahfoods.