10 Stereotypes About Jamaica That Are Never True


Jamaica is an island filled with quirky cultural nuances and a rich, colourful language that still sometimes leaves me scratching my head.

Most people outside this small Caribbean country have their own imaginations about how the country will be like mostly based on what they are hearing about Jamaica in their country.

Some of those things are not all true.


Check out the list of 10 stereotypes about Jamaica that are never true.

1. Obeah

Obeah also know as Voodoo is a kind of sorcery practised especially in the Caribbean. Based on this definition of obeah, people think that all Jamaicans practice voodoo.

Yes, some of the people living in Jamaica do practices this archaic religious lifestyles but that doesn’t mean all of the Jamaican citizens practice this.