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Others were part of the Iberian colonisation of the New World, after overtly converting to Catholicism, as only Catholics were allowed in the Spanish colonies.
By 1660, Jamaica had become a refuge for Jews in the New World, also attracting those who had been expelled from Spain and Portugal.
Under treaties of 17, the British agreed to stop trying to round them up in exchange for their leaving the colonial settlements alone, but serving if needed for military actions.After the British took over rule of Jamaica, the Jews decided the best defense against Spain's regaining control was to encourage making the colony a base for Caribbean pirates.With the pirates installed in Port Royal, the Spanish would be deterred from attacking.Jamaica is a Commonwealth realm, with Queen Elizabeth II as its monarch and head of state.Her appointed representative in the country is the Governor-General of Jamaica, an office held by Sir Patrick Allen since 2009.
Many of the indigenous people died of disease, and the Spanish transplanted African slaves to Jamaica as labourers.