The 7 Most Common Caribbean Myths and Stereotypes
The Caribbean is a vibrant collection of people, cultures, sights and sounds. Yet those various layers of the region are often lost behind inaccurate stereotypes.
Before National Caribbean-American Heritage Month concludes, let’s unravel some myths about the West Indies. Perhaps this will highlight the not-so-hidden gems in a place that millions of people call home.
1. Jamaica is not the only Caribbean country.
When many people think of the Caribbean, they imagine white-sand beaches and, of course, Jamaica. However, they might be surprised to find out that the black, gold and green Jamaican flag is just one of many in the region.
My Comments: Oh boy! pretty good list – not to mention the – Yah mon! and all Jamaicans are rastafarians…