There has often been a distinction between "the country" and "town" in Jamaica. This actually goes for most island countries. It is often thought that those that live in the country, because of a lower poverty level are often illiterate and stupid.
People that leave in the interior parts of Jamaica though are the ones more apt to survive in such natural disasters as floods. Because many of the people there are Farmers or raise livestock, the chances of survival is very great.
I find the many people who live in the Kingston area would not know how to "fend" for themselves if left in the hills of Jamaica. They would have a hard time identifying the items that are edible, because some berries and fruits are not found in the Kingston area.
Right now, the way this sistah sees it COUNTRYMAN a live da life iyah!!...His life, though simple, is a profitable one. The food that is harvested inland is sold in the town markets and supply much of the island.
SO BIG UP TO THE COUNTRY MON, FOR TAKING CARE OF HIS FAMILY AND PROVIDING FOR JAMAICAN...
man a carry him donkey and pineapples
Country man and his family
the marijuana Farmer...he is the most respected on the island
This is an area where they grow sugar cane
This man is attending to a small patch of his land
you don't need a shower, just jump in the river mon!
man imagine this as your backyard
Man that live a country set up his HOUSE anywhere..HA HA