I've enlisted the help of fellow Jamaicans to tell you why we are so mean after all—or that you're totally mistaken.
One way in which we simplify Jamaican Patois is to do away with unnecessary bits and pieces of the Queens English.
Are you an Overseas Jamaican like me? What treasures do you have stored in the fridge for three months or more?
As a Jamaican citizen and a resident-to-be of California, I consider it my duty to keep up with the bare minimums of what both places decide is best for the environment.
When I lived in Jamaica, my annual take-home pay was the equivalent of roughly US $8,640 per year
I want to be in a state that embraces America's original motto, "E pluribus unum".
Here are the real three reasons Jamaicans will own fans even if we live in Antarctica.
My Mom often jokes that as soon as she gets old, I'm going to toss her into a senior living home and forget about her.
What are some of the things from your culture that leaves foreigners scratching their head? The biggest one for me is that in America, so many people see climate change as fake news or a matter of opinion.
Do you have long-distance friends with whom you maintain a strong, ongoing relationship? How do you pull it off? Share your advice in the comments!