In 2011, a survey done showed that approximately 60% of Jamaicans would push to once again become a British territory; citing years of social and fiscal mismanagement in the country.
Chocolate milk was invented by Jamaicans, then popularized in Europe by an Irish botanist who sold it as medicine
In 2008 a beach was stolen in Jamaica. The 500 truckloads of sand remain missing to this very day.
When his boat sank off the Jamaican coast, Chris Blackwell – the producer who first discovered Bob Marley – was found near-death by some Rasta fishermen. They nursed him back to full health, forming a bond with their culture that became the basis for his famous investment in the island’s music.
Christopher Columbus correctly predicted an eclipse to trick the native inhabitants of Jamaica into giving him food and supplies.
After his men cheated and stole from a Jamaican tribe, Christopher Columbus tricked them into still giving them food by correctly predicting a lunar eclipse.