What holidays do the people celebrate in Jamaica that you do not have in the US?
The people in Paris are French and celebrate French holidays, not US holidays. There are some holidays, like Christmas, that are common to both countries, although the common means of celebrating them may differ. Some Americans who are in Paris at the time of an American holiday like Independence Day, may celebrate that day with other Americans or with some of their French friends.
Jamaica celebrates Easter by going to church on good Friday, having Easter sundy church, eating bun and cheese,, and meditating what Jesus did for us while he was in the wilderness,, its one of the most celebrated holidays in Jamaica, people go out in number to church and some people wear black to mourn the death of gods only son that save the world for us all.
As Witnesses we enjoy our annual holidays from employment. 10,857 anointed Witnesses celebrate the Lord's Evening, while the rest of the approximately 7 million Witnesses observe the celebration. Apart from that we do not celebrate any other holidays although we do of course enjoy the time off from work if these worldly holidays give us time to spend with our families and fellow Witnesses.
Holidays celebrate events, or they recognize important people and figures in our lives and histories. Many holidays are of religious importance, while others have been created for secular reasons. Holidays promote reflection, prayer, and thanks, and they also give us a day off from work to spend time with our families and friends.
We have so many holidays! Although we don't celebrate Thanksgiving, we celebrate many many more. Some of them allow us to take off of school from time to time, but usually the days that we celebrate are important once we get off of school (usually we learn about why the holiday is important), and people celebrate at work sometimes as well.