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Is Jamaica In Africa

Guava (I think I've already had this, but I want to try it again straight from the rind) aka 'JAMBU"

from Oddee

10 Most Exotic Fruits

Ackee is Jamaica's national fruit. The fruit was imported to Jamaica from West Africa (probably on a slave ship) before 1778. Since then it has become a major feature of various Caribbean cuisines, and is also cultivated in tropical and subtropical areas elsewhere around the world. The fruit of the ackee is not edible in its entirety. Only the inner, fleshy yellow arils are consumed. It is extremely poisonous in the very center if you eat the red bits


GOATS ON BICYCLES IN AFRICA~Interesting site of bicycle transportation & modifications in Africa


The following photo is a sample of the items that will be included in our donation self-care boxes. These self-care boxes will be distributed to women in Central Florida, New York, Hawaii, Jamaica, South Africa, and Puerto Rico. We want to make this a year round project as it is our mission to empower women everywhere. visit for more information.


Oxtail Stew: From Africa to the West Indies - It is a thick soup seasoned with salt and eaten with a bowl of rice.” Stewed oxtail is popular in Haiti, Jamaica, Trinidad, and other West Indian cultures… as well as in South Africa, where it’s often cooked in a traditional skillet called a “potjie”.

Take me away to a tropical destination please, where lovely natives balance large batches of fruits on their heads :)

from Food

Simple Spicy Beef and Bean Burritos

Ackee Related to the lychee and a native of tropical West Africa, ackee was imported to Jamaica in the 1700s and made a big impression; ackee and saltfish is Jamaica’s national dish.


Rastafarian is a religious movement that emerged in Jamaica in the mid- 20 between the working class and black farmers, calling for the repatriation of the same to his ancestral home : Ethiopia - Africa. This movement proclaims Haile Selassie I, Emperor of Ethiopia , as the earthly representation of Jah (God).