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- De Websit on Jamaica
- Jamaica has a unique culture where humor plays a major role in the way Jamaicans express themselves. This site is created by a group of Jamaica-enthusiastes from the island and the United States. It provides excellent, visually pleasing information from people who obviously love Jamaica. Here they provide a collection of articles, stories and folk songs hoping to give you brief but real insight on Jamaican Culture.
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- Embassy of Jamaica in Washington D.C.
- The official website of the Embassy of Jamaica provides a detailed overview of the island including history, geography, politics, economy, education, music, sport, culture and heritage, arts, communication, demographics and exports and imports. This page displays sports in Jamaica at the top of the page under the rubric About Jamaica you will find other cultural categories.
- Summer Institute of Linguistics, Inc.
- The Ethnologue Language Archive was begun in 1971 by the Summer Institute of Linguistics, Inc., at the University of Oklahoma, and was continued at Cornell University. It is a catalogue of more than 6,700 languages spoken in 228 countries. The Ethnologue Name Index lists over 39,000 language names, dialect names, and alternate names. For these reasons it matched our information standards perfectly.
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