Population: 2,812,090 (July, 2018 est.)
Official Language: English, English Patois
Government/Religion: Jamaica is a Democracy. Its capital is Kingston. The religious breakdown is: 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%.
Travel Documents Required: Valid U.S. Passport
Update: November 7, 2016 - Watch Level 1, Practice Usual Precautions
Update: August 29, 2017 - Alert Level 2, Practice Enhanced Precautions
Required Vaccinations: None
LifeWalk Mission International strongly advises each missionary to consult with their physician or local travel health specialist to receive medical advisories based on the country(ies) you will be visiting. You may or may not choose to receive all the immunizations recommended by the U.S. based Centers for Disease Control or your physician. It is your personal decision what immunizations you receive, but we recommend you seek a medical professional’s advice concerning that decision.
Time Difference: Same time as EST (Except for Daylight Savings Time)
Electricity: Voltage 110-120 Volts. Same as U.S./Canada.
Currency: Jamaican Dollars (JMD). 128.36 JMD = $1 USD (06/2017 est.). Use the currency converter widget below to check on today's exchange rate!
Proposed Travel Dates:
July 6 - 13, 2019
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Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, "Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?" And I said, "Here am I.........
Isaiah 6:8 (NIV)