10 Things You Should Know About Jamaica

Re-IMAGINE JAMAICA

By Hume Johnson, PhD

World renowned Reggae performer, Jimmy Cliff World renowned Reggae performer, Jimmy Cliff

Jamaica is an island nation located in the Caribbean Sea. It is home to some 2.7 million people. Despite its tiny size, it has developed an internationally famous and recognised brand image.  Here are a few things you should know about Jamaica.

1. Jamaica is home to one of the world’s most popular urban music form – Reggae and birthplace of some of the world’s most revered and iconic entertainers: Bob Marley, Jimmy Cliff, Shaggy and Sean Paul.

2. Jamaica is the birthplace of some of the world’s fastest sprinters, including the world’s fastest human, Usain St. Leo Bolt.

Jamaican sprinters - Usain Bolt and Asafa Powell Jamaican sprinters – Usain Bolt and Asafa Powell

3. Jamaica’s Blue Mountain Coffee, grown in the Blue Mountains of Jamaica is one of the most sought after coffees in the world. The Blue Mountain Coffee beans are the…

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