Culture Smart! Jamaica explains how to avoid cultural gaffes when out and about in the country. Giving the historical, political and cultural background, the guide reveals how to read body language and be aware of potential pitfalls in communication, and
Nick Davis is the BBC's Jamaica Correspondent, reporting for TV, Online, and Radio from the Caribbean. A graduate of Leeds Trinity University College and the University College of Falmouth, he specializes in Caribbean affairs and the diaspora in Britain. Nick's parent's came to the UK from Jamaica in the 1960s and returned to the island when he was sixteen. He's lived between both countries ever since, helping to run their guesthouse on the North Coast. He regularly contributes as a broadcaster on public radio in the USA and also for CBC in Canada.
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