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According to topschoolsintheusa.com, Jamaica is an island nation located in the Caribbean Sea, south of Cuba and west of Haiti. It has a total area of 10,991 square kilometers and a population of around 2.9 million people. The capital of Jamaica is Kingston and the official language is English. The geography of Jamaica consists mainly of rolling hills and plains with several mountain ranges rising in the interior. Its highest peak, Blue Mountain Peak, stands at 2256 meters above sea level. Jamaica also has many rivers that provide water sources for its agricultural sector as well as transportation routes for trade. Its coastline extends for around 1,022 kilometers along the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico. Education in Jamaica is compulsory from ages 6 – 15 years old with primary school followed by secondary school from ages 11 – 18 years old. Students can then pursue higher education at universities located primarily in major cities such as Kingston where they can study a wide range of disciplines including medicine, engineering and law among others. Furthermore, there are several scholarship programs available to help students from low-income backgrounds attend university at no cost or reduced cost tuition fees. See searchforpublicschools for Jamaica Overview.

Jamaica Modern History

Jamaica is a country located in North America. With the capital city of Kingston, Jamaica has a population of 2,961,178 based on a recent census from COUNTRYAAH. Since independence from the British in 1962, the right-wing Jamaica’s Labor Party (JLP) and the Socialist People’s Nationalist Party (PNP) have been reversed by government. The era since… Read More »

Major Cities in Jamaica

Kingston (Jamaica) According to SIMPLYYELLOWPAGES, Kingston is the largest English-speaking city south of Miami. The city lies on a vast plain on the shores of the seventh largest natural harbor in the world. It was founded after a devastating earthquake on the site of the old Port Royal, where pirates found their refuge in the… Read More »

Jamaica Healthcare and Money

Health care Vaccinations Vaccination needed receipt required Eat Drink 4 – cholera no typhus 2 – yellow fever 1 malaria 3 – Overview Medical care in Jamaica does not correspond to European standards, especially with regard to emergency care. The treating physicians as well as the hospitals usually demand immediate cash payment. There are state… Read More »