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    by his group The Wailers. This is one of the cool facts you will learn in this paper. This paper will discuss Jamaica; it’s history, government and economy. people and culture, and its geography. The first topic will be about Jamaica’s history. Arawak Indians lived in Jamaica when Columbus explored it in 1494 and named it St. Lago. Later, Buccaneers traveled from Port Royal, also the capital at the time, until it fell into the sea in an earthquake in 1692. After many years of slaves, abolition of slave trade was in 1807 and the emancipation of slaves was in 1833. Before resulting in 1865, a drop in sugar prices led to depression. In 1866, one year later, Jamaica became…

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    Jamaica is an island that is well known, but how well do we know it? This island has been through so much during its time of independence, and even before that. Jamaica was once an island inhabited by a group of people called Arawaks also known as Tainos. They lived a simple life of farming and community. The men hunted while the women planted and took care of the household. That was all soon to be changed. Christopher Columbus, and the Spaniards, were the first group to explore…

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    Ethnicity In Jamaica

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    Ethnicity designates one’s racial, national or cultural origins (Matsumoto et al., 2013). The relationship between nationality and ethnicity bring into light customs and traditions. Like the United States, Jamaica is ethnically diverse; in part, this is due to the history of this nation. The origins of Jamaica trace back to slavery days when the British parliament and the Spanish rule governed the country’s agriculture. When the wealth of the country was recognized, other nations wanted to…

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    “The word Jamaica comes from an Awarak word Xaymaca, meaning “Land of wood and water” (Quick Facts About Jamaica). The early Jamaicans couldn’t express their heritage. Jamaica’s early years were full of pain and having an uncivilized society. A comparison of Jamaica's living conditions, government, culture and political view before, during and after British colonization will enable one to understand the impact the British had on Jamaica. In order to understand the effects the British had on…

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    natural resources for the island of Jamaica are sugar, bananas, coffee, and cocoa. Jamaica is one of the world’s largest producers of bauxite. Those resources are only 4 of many other natural resources. Some other natural resources such as , crude oil, clay, and limestone help benefit their country. Those resources help benefit their country by making cement, creating large or small industries. Also they help create new jobs for people. The trees in Jamaica’s many forest help create the lumber…

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    Digital Divide In Jamaica

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    Jamaica: Bridging the gap via digital divide The slogan “Come to Jamaica” is known globally. Jamaica is also known for its tourism; the white sandy beaches, the tasty dishes- ackee and salt fish, jerk chicken, jerk pork, and reggae music. It is the home of Usain Bolt (the Olympian track star) and the late, great Bob Marley. It is said that the island boasts “a very rich and vibrant history”. It is a testimony to oppression, steadfastness, growth, and the strong will of its…

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    Foreign Aid In Jamaica

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    Introduction In this paper, the author will examine the effects that war and peace have on the distribution of foreign aid in the country of Jamaica. Analyze what actions that Jamaica’s leadership has taken by accepting aid to relieve problems caused by warfare. Lastly, to take a position on whether or not the use of foreign aid has been successful in reducing poverty and war. Why Jamaica? Jamaica is an island that is surrounded by the Caribbean Sea, its people are friendly and it has a…

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    Jamaica is a Caribbean island nation, full of mountains, rainforests and reef lined beaches. Many of its resorts are clustered in vibrant Montego Bay, with its British colonial architecture, and Negril, renowned for diving and snorkeling. Jamaica is famed as the birthplace of reggae and its capital Kingston is home to the Bob Marley Museum, dedicated to the city’s most famous son. Jamaica is the third largest island in the Caribbean. Approximately 4,213 square miles. 146 miles from east to west…

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    Jamaica is the land of fun and sun. Well known for its flavorful and varied cuisine, reggae music, and cream-colored beaches, it is no wonder that Jamaica is a popular tourist destination. However, Jamaicans do things a little differently than we do here in the States. Here is what you need to know before you head off on your Jamaican vacation. Haggling is Expected In the U.S., we expect to pay the price listed for an item. In Jamaica, however, this is not the case. Jamaicans love to haggle.…

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    Jamaica The island country of Jamaica is a true Caribbean paradise, complete with miles of beaches, incredible water views, cliffs and mountains, waterfalls, and all the sunshine you could ask for. You can't help but feel relaxed as you enjoy the breathtaking views. The country's tropical ecosystem fosters towering, leafy palm trees, vibrant flowers, and a variety of interesting birds and mammals. Underwater, snorkelers and scuba divers will meet colorful fish and dolphins and glimpse the…

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