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Is Jamaica In Africa

from Oddee

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


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Colorful Rastafarian. Rastafari is a young, Africa-centred religion which developed in Jamaica in the 1930s, following the coronation of Haile Selassie I as King of Ethiopia in 1930.

from Food

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.


Hibiscus Tea. It is an ancient drink called Karkadeh in Egypt, Bissap in Senegal, Zobo in Nigeria, Jamaica in Mexico, and Bunga Raya in Malaysia. It is rich in polyphenols, vitamin C, and other antioxidants. Also has been shown to lower cholesterol and blood pressure.