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by plane ie.air Jamaica or virgin airways

or you could go to the tip of Florida, make a raft, and sail
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Where is Jamaica?

It is a comparatively large island in the Caribbean Sea (about 45 x 100 miles). It is made up of 14 parishes similar to states. Jamaica is 90 miles south of eastern Cuba and southwest of Haiti. Jamaica is by Mexico.

Schools in Jamaica?

There are a large number of high schools in Jamaica. These includeCentral High, Edwin Allen High, Garvey Maceo High, and GlenmuirHigh.

What are the rivers in Jamaica?

Jamaica has several major rivers. These include the Martha Braeriver, the Rio Minho, the Rio Cobra, and the Wag Water river.

Is Jamaica overpopulated?

With a population of 2.8 million people, most people would say Jamaica is not particulary overpopulated.

What animals are in Jamaica?

Amphibians - 25 species of frogs and toads Reptiles - 31 species of turtles (Leatherback, Loggerhead, Green Turtle, Hawksbill), snakes (Jamaican Boa, Yellow Snake), lizards (Jamaican Iguana), crocodiles Bats - 25 species Birds - 324 species of birds (Doctor Doctor Bird, Scissors Tail, Swallow Tail, Streamer Tail Hummingbird, Bee Hummingbird, Purple Black Mango Hummingbird, Yellow Billed Parrot, Black Billed Parrot, Cuckoos, Parakeets, Pigeons, Owls (Jamaican Owl, Patoo, Brown Owl), Ostrich) Mammals - 35 species (Mongoose, Sheep, Goats, Donkeys, Mules, Camels), includes 11 species of marine mammals (Dolphins, Stingrays) Butterflies - over 100 species (Giant Swallowtail) (endangered Swallowtail Butterfly) Insects - centipedes, millipedes, snails, slugs, scorpions, galliwasps Fish - fresh and saltwater (snook, jewfish, grey and black snapper, mullet) Domestic animals - dogs, cat, fish and birds Farm Animals - chickens, pigs, cows, goats, fish, sheep, rabbits, horses Endangered Mammals Brown's Hutia (geocapromys brownii) Cuban Lesser Funnel-eared Bat (chilonatalus micropus) Jamaican Greater Funnerl-eared Bat (natalus jamaicensis) Jamaican Hutia (geocapromys brownii) Jamaican Red Bat (lasiurus degelidus) West Indian Manatee (trichechus manatus) .

What is the government of Jamaica?

The government of Jamaica is a parliamentary democracy. It has beengoverned in that way since 1962. The Senate consists of 21 membersand they are headed by a Prime Minister.

What to wear in Jamaica?

you should wear shorts, t shirts, skirts stuff that will keep you cool .......... bare that in mind. you can wear anything that is cool and wont make u hot. wear sandals on your feet try and keep away from trainers. Note this is dependent on the occasion. Church: Formal dressing: Men (Pants, Shirt and tie) Women (Dress)

Where did Jamaica get its name?

It's name comes from "Xaymaca". This an Arawak (the indigenous people of Jamaica) word which means "Land of Wood and Water.

Area of Jamaica?

Jamaica is around 4200 square miles in area. It is considered acommonwealth of Great Britain, although the country has its ownprime minister.

What does Jamaica Produce?

lots of people who go home every night and cry while masterbating and using their tears as lubrication

What region is Jamaica in?

Jamaica is located in the Caribbean region of the Atlantic Ocean.It is located near the Gulf of Mexico in the Greater Antilles.

Does Jamaica have a president?

- Monarch: HM Queen Elizabeth II - Governor-General: Patrick Allen - Prime Minister: Bruce Golding See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamaica

Is there gold in Jamaica?

Yes, there is gold and other natural resources that can be found inJamaica. There are several active mines in Jamaica.

How large is Jamaica?

Jamaica is the third largest Caribbean island. It is 146 miles long from east to west and 51 miles at its widest point, from north to south. Slightly smaller than the state of Connecticut in the USA.

Who is Jamaica?

Jamaica is not a person but a country in the carribean i have been there several times and it is gorgeous if u get an all exclusive which is where they have a reserved beach then it is great but when u go anywhere else, there is so much poverty it is almost sickening and it makes me want to cry

How is Jamaica?

IT IS AWESOME. everyone is nice and the food is superior. It is the vacation of a lifetime. Jamaica is beautiful if you want to go on vacation. Its sunny and has the clearest aqua water I have ever seen along fine white sand. When you arrive, here's a tip: DON'T LET ANYONE HELP YOU WITH YOUR BAGS. They will rip you off and make you pay for it. and another tip: when buying things, negotiate prices in every store, start at half then go up. And remember, have a blast, drink your pina coladas in coconuts. EAT LOTS OF JERK CHICKEN. its amazing, but don't take it for granted. A couple hours away from you people are in poverty, and have little to no food, water, medicine, or money. I visited southern Jamaica and saw cats, dogs, and children starving while I was on a church retreat. So other than this enjoy. YOU should absolutely go. It was so worth it for me.

What is Jamaica?

Jamaica is an island nation of the Greater Antilles, 145 miles in length and as much as 50 miles in width. It is situated in the Caribbean Sea, about 90 miles south of eastern Cuba and west of southern Haiti. It is a great place to go in the winter, if you have bad weather. Jamaica is a tropical island located in the Caribbean. The line of descent includes African slaves.

Why is Jamaica called Jamaica?

the name was given to the island by the spanish and latertranslated to english The name Jamaica originated from the Taino name " Xaymaca" meaning "Land of wood and water, or Land of springs" . Theanglicized version of this name became "Jamaica". (The Spanish called Jamaica "Santiago", they did not give theisland the name "Jamaica" nor the name "Xaymaca")

What do Jamaicas do?

Jamaican people are just like people all over the world. We go to school, grow up, eat, love, laugh and cry just like you do. Our culture may be different from yours but we "do" lots of things. We make music, we write books, we like to swim and run, jump and play, read and contemplate the true meaning of life. We breath (just like you), communicate with one another (just like you) and live and die the same way that other human beings do.

What is Jamaica about?

um... jamaica's a country.. plzz be more specific...... is it a movie or something?? PLZZ edit your question! Thnx! -Daphne- hope i helped!

What is Jamaicas animals?

Amphibians - 25 species of frogs and toads Reptiles - 31 species of turtles (Leatherback, Loggerhead, Green Turtle, Hawksbill), snakes (Jamaican Boa, Yellow Snake), lizards (Jamaican Iguana), crocodiles Bats - 25 species Birds - 324 species of birds (Doctor Doctor Bird, Scissors Tail, Swallow Tail, Streamer Tail Hummingbird, Bee Hummingbird, Purple Black Mango Hummingbird, Yellow Billed Parrot, Black Billed Parrot, Cuckoos, Parakeets, Pigeons, Owls (Jamaican Owl, Patoo, Brown Owl), Ostrich) Mammals - 35 species (Mongoose, Sheep, Goats, Donkeys, Mules, Camels), includes 11 species of marine mammals (Dolphins, Stingrays) Butterflies - over 100 species (Giant Swallowtail) (endangered Swallowtail Butterfly) Insects - centipedes, millipedes, snails, slugs, scorpions, galliwasps Fish - fresh and saltwater (snook, jewfish, grey and black snapper, mullet) Domestic animals - dogs, cat, fish and birds Farm Animals - chickens, pigs, cows, goats, fish, sheep, rabbits, horses Endangered Mammals Brown's Hutia (geocapromys brownii) Cuban Lesser Funnel-eared Bat (chilonatalus micropus) Jamaican Greater Funnerl-eared Bat (natalus jamaicensis) Jamaican Hutia (geocapromys brownii) Jamaican Red Bat (lasiurus degelidus) West Indian Manatee (trichechus manatus)

What is the lattitude for Jamaica?

Jamaica is a big place. Since the question doesn't specify any particular point in Jamaica, we get to pick one of our own favorites. The KFC at the intersection of Knutsford Blvd. and Dominica Dr. in Kingston is located at 18° 00' 19" north latitude 76° 47' 16" west longitude For the hotels farther down on Knutsford Blvd., the numbers would be different. Jamaica is a big place.

What is in Jamaica?

Lots of things such as Dunn's River Falls which is a popular waterfall. There are caves, four-wheeling and horseback riding tours, there is the Rose Hall manor which is said to be haunted and you can visit the birthplace and resting place of Bob Marley. There are, of course, lots of beaches, both traditional and nudist. There is shopping of all kinds including markets which sell many handmade and personalized items. Fine dining and very casual streetside dining options are available. There are mountains, forests, hills, valleys and many different kinds of animals. There is something for everyone in Jamaica.

Is Jamaica in Germany?

Jamaica (pronounced /dʒəˈmeɪkə/) is an island nation of the Greater Antilles, 234 kilometres (145 mi) in length and as much as 80 kilometres (50 mi) in width, amounting to 11,100 square kilometres (4,300 sq mi). It is situated in the Caribbean Sea, about 145 kilometres (90 mi) south of Cuba, and 190 kilometres (120 mi) west of Hispaniola, the island harboring the nation-states Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Its indigenous Arawakan-speaking Taíno inhabitants named the island Xaymaca , meaning the "Land of Wood and Water", or the "Land of Springs". [4]

Is the popular name for Jamaica Jamaica?

Yes , we call Jamaica by its name . Just other Jamaican people when referring to Jamaica we may say "yard/yardie or back home" Other than that , its plain old Jamaica .

Is Jamaica landlocked?

No Jamaica is not landlocked, it is an island that is completely surrounded by the Caribbean Sea.

Is there PBS in Jamaica?

No. PBS is a US thing. And Jamaica is not in the US. So it will not be available in other countries.

How will you get to Jamaica?

It depends where you live or are coming from . if you live in lets say Toronto , then you would have to take a plane which the flight would be from 3-4 hours depending on the pilot & the weather . But mostly you would be taking a plane .

Where are the volcanoes in Jamaica?

This question could be split two ways. 1. Does Jamaica have any dormant or extinct volcanoes? Yes. Jamaica and surrounding islands of the Antilles were in fact formed from volcanoes. These volcanoes rose from the ocean billions of years ago to form the islands that we know today. So, in a sense, the entire island of Jamaica is a volcano. 2. Does Jamaica have any active volcanoes? No. There are no active volcanoes on the island of Jamaica. There are, however, many mountains in Jamaica's Blue Mountain Range.

How does A know about Jamaica?

In my opinion I think she asked Tabitha Clark to spy on them during their Spring Break in Jamaica or -A spied on them and forced Tabitha Clark to work for him/her.

Is Jamaica in Brazil?

No. Jamaica is a country. Brazil is another country. Jamaica is in the Caribbean. Brazil is the biggest country in South America. Jamaicans speak English (Jamaica Patois dialect). Brazilians speak Portuguese (Brazilian dialect).

When is Jamaica indeped?

read and you will know Minister of Education, Rev. the Hon. Ronald Thwaites, says over 800 schools will be hosting events to celebrate Jamaica's independence on Monday, August 6. The Minister noted that when the request was first made of the schools there were murmurs of disquiet which surprised him, knowing the importance of the school, which is the centre of the community. "However, the Permanent Secretary tells me that we have had positive replies, and that functions will take place in over 800 of our schools on Monday. Jamaica is alive," he said. The Minister was speaking at a Jamaica 50 celebration event at the Ministry of Education, on August 3, 2012. The event began with a flag raising ceremony, where cadets from Kingston College did a re-enactment of the first Independence by lowering the Union Jack and hoisting the Jamaican flag. Applauding the cadets, Rev. Thwaites said that come September, the Ministry will be making a special effort to reintroduce the uniformed groups in all schools. He noted that the uniform groups will assist in teaching discipline and respect of national symbols, such as the flag and pledge. He also spoke to the significance of the lowering of the Union Jack and raising of the Black Green and Gold. "Now we are responsible for ourselves and we have to make sure that as adults and as children growing to be adults, we are going to stand by our own sense of responsibility and purpose. We have nobody else to blame," the Minister said. Rev. Thwaites pointed out that having access to education was a big achievement over the last 50 years. "What we have to do now is to ensure that we have equity and quality throughout the whole education system. We don't have that yet and that is our mission, and each of us has to ensure that this happens," he emphasised. In the meantime, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Grace McLean, reminded everyone just how far the Jamaican education system has come since Independence. "In 1962 we were still struggling to provide access and equity in the education system, especially at the high school level. It was during the 60s that we started the build out of our secondary schools. It was during the 60s that the new deal for education came into being, as well as the 70/30 policy, which provided access for many who were denied the opportunity to secondary education, because of the colour of their skin," she said. Mrs. McLean noted that the system has made significant strides since then. "We have since then developed education the way upwards in the 1990s and the Task Force report on education in 1994, which is now paving the way for new experiences for us, ensuring that we provide quality education for all in this country," she said. The Permanent Secretary said that despite all the achievements, "we cannot become complacent, because there is still much more to be done." She called on her colleagues to recommit themselves to continue to improve education over the next 50 years. The event saw staff members and friends of the Ministry of Education celebrating Jamaica 50 in song, dance, poetry and food. There were also exhibits on display from the Institute of Jamaica and other groups.

Do Jamaica have earthquakes?

Yes. All countries do. Some countries that are close to fault-lines have major ones. Other countries far away from faultlines have minor ones. "Experts" claim that Jamaica is just waiting for a major earthquake now. There is however no way of making a timewise correct estimate for this.

Can you be gay in Jamaica?

Being gay is not a choice, and there are gay people in everycountry on the planet. But it is illegal in Jamaica for gay peopleto have intimate relations.