12 Interesting Facts About Jamaica


3. Foreign Crops 

The original inhabitants of Jamaica, the Arawak, grew corn and yams. Today, the major crops of Jamaica include sugar cane, bananas, and mangoes. None of these crops are native to the island; they were imported to the island at varying times in the island’s history. Coconut Palms, breadfruit, and bamboo were also imported to the island.

Mango Crop

4. Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of Rum 

Rum is the national drink of Jamaica. Here rum is mixed with just about any other beverage. Try rum and coconut water for a very special island drink.

Jamaican Rum
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