Besides Red Stripe, reggae music, Appleton Rum and Usain Bolt, there's another export that Jamaica can be equally proud of: women. The island nation that celebrated its 47th year of independence this past August has been minting dimes since before Bob Marley was wailing. We feel it's only right that we finally give the Caribbean island its own Worldwide Wednesday.

We were going to wait for Bolt to break another record, but we learned today that he's up for the 2009 International Association of Athletics Athlete of the Year award, so we said eff it. Besides, all this cold weather has us pining for some tropical love. Keep reading to see the 9 Hottest Jamaican Women. This ones for you, Usain!

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9. APRIL JACKSON
Claim to fame: After graduating at the, ahem, head of her class, this beauty went on to become Miss Jamaica Universe in 2008.

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8. TAMI CHYNN
Claim to fame: Akon's multi-racial honey may never get a singing career off the ground, but who cares when you look this good.

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7. ALESHA DIXON
Claim to fame: This British-based pop starlet found fame with UK girl group Mis-Teeq before branching on out on her own with a solo deal. She also competed on Strictly Come Dancing and then went on to host it. She makes nothing but power moves.

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6. BRITTANY LYONS
Claim to fame: She became Miss Jamaica World at the age of 20! Born in '88? How old is that? Old enough.

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5. ALICIA KEYS
Claim to fame: Surprised? We were too when we discovered she's part Jamaican. Does explain that onion though

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4. NAOMI CAMPBELL
Claim to fame: Being the most bat shit crazy model to ever hit a catwalk. But tell her to her face and you'll find a phone upside your head.

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3. KERRY BAYLIS
Claim to fame: Holds the crown, or tiara, as Miss Jamaica World 2009. Or, as we like to call her, Queen B.

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2. NICOLE RICCA
Claim to fame: The 2003 Reggae Gold cover girl has appeared in mad videos...and fantasies.

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1. CARLA CAMPBELL
Claim to fame: The second model from the Caribbean to ever shoot for Victoria's Secret and the first to appear in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. And why we can see why: Flawless skin, beautiful smile and tremendously super two's. Did we mention the two's? Oh, OK, just checking.

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