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Situated in the eastern Caribbean Sea, Saint Lucia is home to 185,000 people. Almost 40 per cent of them (68,000) live in the capital, Castries City. The island country’s official language is English, but French patois, which merges elements of French with languages such as Yoruba and Igbo...

Barbados is the most easterly island in the Caribbean Sea. Most of its 284,000 citizens speak an English-based Creole dialect called Bajan, although English is the official language. The largest city on the island is the country’s capital, Bridgetown, which is home to 110,000 people....

The islands of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique comprise the south-eastern Caribbean state of Grenada. Grenada’s official language is English, though a variety of dialects are spoken by its 107,000 citizens. Among the most widely used is (French) Patois, which combines English...

Situated to the north of South America, the Caribbean region comprises both island and mainland countries. Jamaica, with a population of 2,793,000, is one of the largest islands in the Caribbean Sea. It is one of the region’s UNESCO Member States. The principle language spoken is English....