Most Frequently Ask Questions About Jamaica.

Q: Is Rastafarian the most popular religion in Jamaica?
A:  Protestant 64.8% (includes Seventh Day Adventist 12.0%, Pentecostal 11.0%, Other Church of God 9.2%, New Testament Church of God 7.2%, Baptist 6.7%, Church of God in Jamaica 4.8%, Church of God of Prophecy 4.5%, Anglican 2.8%, United Church 2.1%, Methodist 1.6%, Revived 1.4%, Brethren .9%, and Moravian .7%), Roman Catholic 2.2%, Jehovah's Witness 1.9%, Rastafarian 1.1%, other 6.5%, none 21.3%, unspecified 2.3% (2011 est.)

Q: Is Jamaica safe?
A: Jamaica is bigger than most people initially imagined. It is 4,411 square miles and roughly the size of the American State Connecticut. There are areas that are certainly not recommended for outsiders to visit that includes Jamaican as well. However those areas are places where tourist would not be going anyways.

Q: Is Marijuana legal?
A: Up until 2015 marijuana was illegal in Jamaica. It is now decriminalized which means that anyone caught with marijuana can be ticketed and pay a fine.

Q: Why are there so many abandon houses?
A: The unfinished houses are not abandoned in most cases but its work in progress. Loans and mortgages attract double digit interest rate here on the island and so many people try as best as possible to avoid bank loans.  Consequently they will build as they earn which elongate the building process and time.

Q: How far is Kingston from Montego Bay?
A:  Montego Bay is about 126 miles from Kingston which is a 3.5 Hrs drive.

Q: Is the Blue Mountain coffee really good?
A: The Blue Mountain coffee is surely one of the best in the world. One of the notable characteristics of the Blue Mountain coffee is the aroma and the taste which is recognizable by the lack of bitterness.

Q: How often does it rain in Jamaica?
A: Jamaica is a tropical country and enjoys beautiful weather conditions all year round.  There are two main seasons which are the dry and rainy season and one could expect to the rains an average of 4 times per week during the rainy season especially over the hilly interior of the island. However during the dry season which is from November to April it will be almost perfect except for a few passing showers.