Old Pera, Jamaica

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Old Pera
Fishing village
Old Pera is located in Jamaica
Old Pera
Old Pera
Coordinates: 17°52′26″N 76°18′50″W / 17.8738°N 76.3140°W / 17.8738; -76.3140Coordinates: 17°52′26″N 76°18′50″W / 17.8738°N 76.3140°W / 17.8738; -76.3140
Country Jamaica
Parish St Thomas

Old Pera is a small fishing village in south-eastern Jamaica, 15 minutes east of Morant Bay.[1] The village is historic, with mountain and Caribbean sea views.

The area is known for its Cumina,[citation needed] a ritual celebration of a recent death based on reverence for ancestors.

References[edit]

  1. ^ UK Directorate of Overseas Surveys 1:50,000 map of Jamaica sheet N, 1967.