Jamaica Essay Topics

Place You Should Visit In Jamaica

Did you know that Jamaican is amongst the most chic and interesting island found in the Caribbean, that one would wish to visit? Are you aware that the beaches in Jamaica are thought to be among the purist and most beautiful in the world? They have clear blue waters coupled with white sand which makes… View Article

Caribbean Studies

In the Caribbean and specifically in Jamaica, the most accepted language for communication is that language left to us by our European colonisers. The pidgin that developed from the contact of the African slaves and European masters later developed into their own individual languages (or Creoles). They (the elite in society) shun these languages as… View Article

Reggae Music and Its Influences

One of the world’s iconic figures, Reggae musician Bob Marley(1945-1981) stated that, “People want to listen to a message, word from Jah(God). This could be passed through me or anybody, I am not a leader, messenger. The word of the songs, not the person, is what attracts people.” Reggae music is gifted to people in… View Article

Economic and Social Development in Post-Independence Jamaica and Barbados

Jamaica and Barbados have socially and economically advanced since their independences. Each country has been able to economically sustain itself without the assistance of Britain, which used to govern the two as territories. But despite the two countries’ self-regulation and reliance, both of the nations are quite poor, and are considered third world countries. Jamaican… View Article

Globalisation on Jamaica

1. Causes of globalization affecting Jamaica: * For Jamaica, the main reason for globalization was darker. The energy Crisis of the early 1970s forced the Jamaican Government to take out loans from the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank to cover the rising expenses of fuel based imports. However they weren’t interested in cooperating… View Article

Cool Runnings

In the film ‘Cool Runnings’ directed by Job Turteltaub had taught me many valuable lessons for future life. Also a character had stood out for me whom is known as Derice, which had taught me even more. He has taught me about commitment, determination and also leadership and this is how it has compacted for… View Article

Reflection 1- Community service/volunteerism

Community service/volunteerism is the rendering of assistance to individuals without financial gain (i.e. giving back to the community). This usually results in empowerment of individuals and improvement of communities. It makes me feel proud; by being useful to others. It also gives me a sense of self worth as I was able to positively impact… View Article