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Jamaica

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Zip Facts about Jamaica:

  • Jamaica is 3rd place on the list of countries to have ever won the Miss World titles the most. Besides the United States, Jamaica is the country which has won the most Olympic and world medals
  • Jamaica is the official birth place of Reggae and Robert “Bob” Marley
  • The oldest Jewish cemeteries in the world are found in Jamaica
  • “Out of many, one people” is the national motto of Jamaica
  • Although English is the country’s official language, Jamaicans mainly speak to each other in Patois, which is a language made up of English and African Creole

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Barrington Watson, “The Maroon Dance”

http://www.wikiart.org/en/barrington-watson/the-maroon-dance

Link to Recipe: https://theworldfrommykitchen.wordpress.com/jamaica/

Link to Map:   https://theworldfrommykitchen.files.wordpress.com/2015/03/recipemap-northamerica.pdf

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