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Jamaica Overview

According to Digopaul, Jamaica is the third largest island in the Caribbean, after Cuba and Hispaniola. The country offers an impressive collection of waterfalls, mountain rainforest, beaches and not least a vibrant cultural life. Jamaica is repeatedly named one of the most beautiful islands in the Caribbean. Capital: Kingston Biggest city: Kingston State: monarchy within […]

Jamaica Arts and Literature

Jamaica Arts and Literature

Literature Jamaica’s literature is characterized by linguistic mixes and oral tradition that survive in the performance of poems and in close connection with popular forms of music. Recurring themes are cultural clashes, race problems and poverty, ie. the consequences of a cruel colonial history, of slavery and exploitation. The oldest literature was written by white […]