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Holger Henke
Image:Holgerhenke.jpg, Holger Henke Holger W. Henke (born in Viersen (North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany) is a political scientist, educator, and between 2014-2017 served as vice-chancellor for academic affairs and provost (emeritus) at Wenzhou-Kean University (associate vice president for academic affairs at Kean University) in Wenzhou, China. From 2008 to 2014 he was assistant provost at York College, City University of New York. He has previously taught (''assistant professor'', 2004–08; ''associate professor'', 2008) at Metropolitan College of New York, and also served as associate professor of political history at Kean University. In the late 1990s he was the assistant director of the Caribbean Research Center (Medgar Evers College). Education Holger Henke attended the Geschwister-Scholl-Institute for Political Science at the University of Munich, where he earned a Magister Artium (Political Science, with double minor in Modern German Literature and Communication Scien ...
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Jamaica
Jamaica () is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea. Spanning in area, it is the third-largest island of the Greater Antilles and the Caribbean (after Cuba and Hispaniola). Jamaica lies about south of Cuba, and west of Hispaniola (the island containing the countries of Haiti and the Dominican Republic); the British Overseas Territory of the Cayman Islands lies some to the north-west. Originally inhabited by the indigenous Taíno peoples, the island came under Spanish rule following the arrival of Christopher Columbus in 1494. Many of the indigenous people were either killed or died of diseases to which they had no immunity, after which the Spanish then brought large numbers of African slaves to Jamaica as labourers. The island remained a possession of Spain until 1655, when England (later Great Britain) conquered it, renaming it ''Jamaica''. Under British colonial rule Jamaica became a leading sugar exporter, with a plantation economy dependent on the African slav ...
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