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Some facts about Jamaica include that the mongoose was imported to the island in 1872 to rid cane fields of rats but they also ended up killing off most of the snake population. Voodoo was introduced there by African sla...

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The island nation of Cuba is located south of the Bahamas and the United States. Jamaica and the Cayman Islands are south of Cuba, and the Dominican Republic's island of Hispaniola is southeast of the small island nation...

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Jamaica's culture is a diverse blend of customs and traditions shaped by the country's long history of colonialism, slavery and displacement. The earliest known natives of the island were the Taino people, who were displ...

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Jamaica is home to only a few indigenous mammals, but a wide variety of birds, reptiles, amphibians and insects can be found there. Some of the more common species of mammal, such as the wild boar and the Asian mongoose,...

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The climate in Jamaica is tropical and humid with warm to hot temperatures all year round. The average temperature in Jamaica is between 80 and 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Jamaican nights are considerably cooler than the days...

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With nearly 1 million inhabitants as of July 2015, Kingston and its metro area house approximately a third of Jamaica’s population. The two most famous satellite neighborhoods in the area are Portmore and Spanish Town.

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The physical features of Jamaica include mountains, volcanoes, hills, valleys and a coastal plain. Its mountainous terrain is due to the fact that Jamaica lies on the tip of an oceanic mountain and is the product of anci...

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