Jamaica Information

  jamaica information:   Demography - The Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) reports that the current population count is just over 2.7 million, of which over 662,000 live in Kingston and St Andrew. The breakdown by sex is shown as 1.34 million male and 1.36 million female.  Figures are based on the findings of the 2001 to 2012 Jamaica census. www.statinja.com ...

 National Symbols - The green black and gold of the Jamaican flag represents the land, the people and the sunshine.  The flag was first raised on the 6th August 1962 - Jamaica’s Independence Day...

Jamaica Information

Jamaica Tour Operators whether by land, air or sea are many and if you want to explore Jamaica on your vacation or simply know how to get from one place to the other in Jamaica, it’s useful to know where to begin…..

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Visa Requirements  - For entry to Jamaica all visitors must have a valid passport or other acceptable travel documents showing photo identity and nationality...

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Jamaica Port ClearanceAt Jamaica Customs the system is extremely thorough and with the best will in the world can seem frustrating.   However, with the right paperwork and a little patience, there is no reason why you should not get your goods cleared in the shortest possible time...   

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Caribbean Hurricane Season begins June 1st and ends November 30th annually...

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Jamaica Maroons - The main Maroon communities in Jamaica today are Accompong Town, Trelawny Town, Mountain Top, Scott's Hall, and Nanny Town....  

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The Jamaica Tourism industry started in the early 1950s with the booming export trade of bananas from the plantations of Portland Jamaica to the USA.  

Affluent North Americans visited Jamaica on these banana boats and Port Antonio, Portland rapidly became the playground of movie stars and the rich and famous of the era...

 Jamaica People are some of the warmest, welcoming and most embracing you could hope to meet.  

They are funny, strong, determined, musical, passionate, resourceful and ambitious.  They love to laugh and have fun...  

Drive Kingston to Negril via the south coast is a very scenic long drive (approx 250 km) - can take 3-4 hours one way.   Stopping over at Treasure Beach St Elizabeth breaks the monotony of the long journey and gives you an insight of what St Elizabeth has to offer...

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Jamaica Information 

Registrar General's Department - For registration of births, marriages and deaths/ genealogical research.  

National Library of Jamaica is  downtown Kingston near the harbour  - get  info on Jamaica's history, culture and heritage.

Administrator General's Department - For info on estate matters.

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