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Jamaica, a very small minority of people have been one nation that cannot be overruled out of history mainly because of their influence in history one which can be spotted out in the area of music and lifestyle.
The Rastafarians are one one group that can never be ignored with icons like Bob Marley, Usain Bolt, Protoje, Peter Tosh, Bunny Wailer, Big Youth, Jimmy Cliff, Dennis Brown, Desmond Dekker, Beres Hammond, Beenie Man and Shaggy.
9. The most popular sport in Jamaica is Crickets, but they are known to also perform well in athletics and Field events.
8. The Arawak and Taíno Originally inhabited Jamaica
7. Jamaica under Spanish rule following the arrival of Christopher Columbus in 1494.
6. Many of the indigenous people were either killed or died of diseases to which they had no immunity, and the Spanish thus forcibly transplanted large numbers of African slaves to Jamaica as laborers many reasons Jamaicans are black.
5. The majority of Jamaicans are of African ancestry.
4. Jamaica is the third-most populous Anglophone country in the Americas (after the United States and Canada).
3. Jamaica is heavily dependent on tourism, with an average of 5 million tourists a year.
2. Christopher Columbus was the first European to see Jamaica.
1. Jamaica is the third largest island in the Caribbean.