Jamaica is an island nation in the Caribbean, located to the south of Cuba and to the west of the island of Hispaniola. Arawak and Taino people settled on the island between 4,000 and 1,000 BC. Jamaica has won the second-most Olympic medals and it was the first tropical country to compete in the Winter Olympics. Barbecue, canoe, hurricane, potato and tobacco – these are all words which originated in Jamaica. Jamaica