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Jamaica - Tirado, Valle, Valverde, Vigil

  1. 1. Rodrigo Tirado Maria Laura Valle Jesús Vigil Diana Valverde
  2. 2. Welcome to Jamaica the best island in the world . You have to come to this island because you will have fun because there are a Lot of interesting things to do and to visit too.
  3. 3. Hotels in Jamaica <ul><li>-Xabi Resort </li></ul><ul><li>-Beaches Negril </li></ul><ul><li>-Travelers beach Resort </li></ul><ul><li>-Iberostar Grand Rose Hall </li></ul><ul><li>You will spend less than in other hotels and you will save lots of Money too. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Historian <ul><li>Government - What kind of laws and rules are there? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Historian <ul><li>Natives - Who were the first people? </li></ul>
  6. 6. Historian <ul><li>Europeans - Who explored and settled there from Europe? </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Meteorologist - What is the weather like? </li></ul><ul><li>In Jamaica, during first half of the day is cloudy with thunderstorms tending to cloudy intervals and thundershowers during the second half of the day. Light and wind. Actually the temperature minimum is 25º C and maximum temperature is 27º C. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Botanist - What plants grow on the island? </li></ul><ul><li>The tropical climate of the island and its fertile soils are favorable for plants. Diversified vegetation characterize your plant life. Among the indigenous trees are cedar, mahogany, logwood, rosewood, ebony, palmetto palm, coconut palm and pimento (allspice). Introduced varieties, such as the mango, breadfruit, banana and plantain, also flourish here and are widely cultivated. Ferns grow almost everywhere here. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Zoologist - What animals live on the island? </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of types of animals make the island their home.  Cuckoos, parrots, and hummingbirds are birds that live in the green jungle trees.  Frogs, crocodiles, and lizards are found in Jamaica, too.   </li></ul><ul><li>In the clear ocean waters along the shore, turtles, rays, and colorful fish swim and play.   </li></ul>
  10. 10. Entertainment Specialist <ul><li>Music & Dancing - What are the songs, instruments and dances? </li></ul><ul><li>Dance is a part of Jamaican culture and everyday life, and it always has been. Whether European settlers or African slaves, every new Jamaican brought their own native dances, and many have evolved and combined to form traditional Jamaican dances. </li></ul><ul><li>These are some of the typical dances: </li></ul><ul><li>- Jonkonnu is a celebration where people dances. </li></ul><ul><li>- Pukkumina dances are based on rituals. </li></ul><ul><li>The music they listen is better known as reggae. </li></ul><ul><li>Today, pop music styles from around the world are also enjoyed in Jamaica. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Entertainment Specialist <ul><li>Art - What materials and colors do they use in their art? </li></ul><ul><li>No where else on earth will you find a culture as dynamic as the one visitors encounter in Jamaica. Its people are a mixture of the many ethnicities that have landed on the island's shores over the past several centuries. Weathering enslavement and oppression, the Jamaicans are survivors, and their past is full of fascinating stories just waiting to be told. </li></ul><ul><li>Jamaican Art Jamaican Art is a rich melange of sources and styles, forming an endlessly fascinating cultural kaleidoscope. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Entertainment Specialist <ul><li>Celebrations - What festivals or celebrations do they have? </li></ul><ul><li>Shows: </li></ul><ul><li>Reggae Summerfest </li></ul><ul><li>National Dance Theatre . </li></ul><ul><li>Sports show: </li></ul><ul><li>Negril Gym Fitness Center </li></ul><ul><li>Jamaica has 9 Night Clubs </li></ul><ul><li>Water zoo: Negril Gym Fitness Center </li></ul><ul><li>Sightseeing to 67 destinations: adventure tours in group, boat, hiking, trekking, visiting waterfalls, monuments, farms, historic homes </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Religion - What are the major religions? </li></ul><ul><li>The majority of Jamaicans identify themselves with Christianity. However, there is also Rastafarianism, Revivalism are local religions. There are small groups who practice Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Bahai and many mo re. </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Linguist - What language do they speak? </li></ul><ul><li>English is the official language of Jamaica. However, Patois (Creole), a combination of English and some African languages, is spoken in rural areas and is used in urban areas. </li></ul><ul><li>Most Jamaicans can speak or understand Patois, but it is not a written language. Jamaican speech, even in English, has a distinctive rhythmic and melodic quality. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Organizations - What are the schools and churches like? </li></ul><ul><li>The schools only have one big room just like school's hall. They had their lessons outside under a tree. Some schools had to use the school in turns. </li></ul><ul><li>Churches are like this: </li></ul><ul><li>To promote unity, fellowship and ecumenism among Christian churches and agencies, through consultation and co-operation, for the renewal of the churches and the strengthening of the kingdom of God </li></ul>
  16. 16. Business Specialist <ul><li>Economist - What is their money called? </li></ul><ul><li>The money in Jamaica is called Jamaican Dollars (JMD). Bank notes are issued for the following amounts $50, $100, $500, $1000. The heads of famous Jamaican people appear on the notes. One Jamaican dollar is equal to about 65 US dollars. The exchange rates change everyday. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Business Specialist <ul><li>Importing & Exporting- What do buy from other countries and sell to other countries? </li></ul><ul><li>Wine, whisky, vodka, liqueur, beer and brandy of varying alcoholic percentages are the other products imported by Jamaica . </li></ul><ul><li>Exported products: Major exported products of Jamaica are bauxite, sugarcane, coffee, bananas, citrus fruits, pimento, ginger, cocoa, tobacco, and clothing products. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Business Specialist <ul><li>Producing - What do they grow, or catch from the land or sea? </li></ul><ul><li>Beans </li></ul><ul><li>Coffee Green </li></ul><ul><li>Corn </li></ul><ul><li>Meal; Copra </li></ul><ul><li>Oil, Rapeseed </li></ul><ul><li>Peas </li></ul><ul><li>Poultry, Meat, Broiler </li></ul><ul><li>Sorghum </li></ul><ul><li>Sugar, Centrifugal </li></ul><ul><li>Tobacco, Mfg, Cigarettes </li></ul><ul><li>Tobacco, Unmfg, Total </li></ul><ul><li>Wheat </li></ul>