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more on the flooding in Jamaica!! (Ezine #41)
September 30, 2010

Welcome to Publication #41!


Issue #41: September 2010

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Intro

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Hi again,

By now you should have heard, your favourite island destination is fighting the weather,but the torrential rains have caused major damage across the island.

As I write, the waters continue to subside as the weather improves, although that may be short-lived.

I have some reports on this for you.

Of course, I still have the latest on your favourite little Jamaican website, so...

let's get rolling!

To read this version directly on the website (Highly Recommended) Click Here.

TABLE OF CONTENTS


  1. Did you Know?

    Insightful and Intriguing Jamaican facts and trivia.

  2. The Latest on My-Island-Jamaica.com!

    1. We're at 2000+ fans now, and growing!
    2. Celebrating Sam Sharpe Teacher's College
    3. Recognizing The Montego Bay Credit Union

  3. The Latest From Jamaica!

    1. Rains Wreak Havoc in Jamaica
    2. Flood Warnings Remains in Effect For Jamaica

  4. Hot Upcoming Events In Jamaica!

    1. Nyammins & Jammins Food Festival
    2. South Coast Hook & Line Fishing Tournament
    3. Port Antonio International Marlin Tournament

  5. Features

  6. Conclusion

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Did you Know?

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  • ...that outside of Libya and Mauritania, the Jamaican Flag is the only one in the world that doesn't have one of colors thatís in the American flag?

  • ...that the parishes of Kingston and St. Andrew were amalgamated in 1923?

    The union came into effect on May 1 that year.

Well, now you know!

Consider getting the entire collection of these Intriguing facts about Jamaica. You can get the convenient ebook version, or the popular hard copy version here.

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The Latest on My-Island-Jamaica.com

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  1. We're at 2000+ fans now, and growing!

    Yep, our friendly facebook family has grown much faster then we every imagined, and we almost never noticed!

    Hop over to our facebook fan page now, see the latest and share in love!


  2. Celebrating Sam Sharpe Teacher's College

    This prominent school continues to be a beacon in Montego Bay and Jamaica. Read our celebratory article on Sam Sharpe Teacher's College here.


  3. Recognizing The Montego Bay Credit Union

    I mentioned Sam Sharpe Teacher's College earlier, but here's another prominent landmark in St. James - geographical and historically. Read the full Credit Union article here`!


    By the way, have you subscribed to The Blog? If not yet done, make sure you Subscribe Here that's another way to stay on top of the very latest additions or changes on the website.

    Alternatively, you may also keep up to the minute with my latest posts on Twitter and facebook.

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The Latest from Jamaica!

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  1. Rains Wreak Havoc in Jamaica

    I sent you an FYI earlier on the damage but it appears that more ugly reports are coming in. Here's a few:


  2. Flood Warnings Remains in Effect For Jamaica

    In the meantime, "THE Meteorological Service has extended the Flash Flood Warning for low-lying and flood prone areas of all parishes until 5:00 pm tomorrow." Complete Article Here.

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    Hot Upcoming Events Jamaica!

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    1. Nyammins & Jammins Food Festival

      "The tenth staging of the Nyammins and Jammins Food Festival, spearheaded annually by the St. James 4H Advisory Council, is slated to take place on Monday, October 18, at the Catherine Hall Entertainment Complex in Montego Bay." ... Full Article Here.


    2. South Coast Hook & Line Fishing Tournament

      "This event features environmental exhibits and entertainment. It's a 3-day competition during which local fishermen vie for prizes by catching the largest fish using only the traditional fishing method of a simple hook and line.". Summary Here.


    3. Port Antonio International Marlin Tournament

      "The 47th staging of the Port Antonio International Marlin Tournament is set for 2010 October 9-16 at the Port Antonio Marina, in Portland. It is expected to be officially opened by Custos of the parish, the Hon. Roy Thompson". Summary Here.


      AND, lot's more are happening in (and about) Jamaica, please consider bookmarking current events in Jamaica page, and keep on top of the very latest news and events.

      From there you can get the very latest news as well as information on the latest events and activities.

      Also, I am inviting you to send your feedback to these news stories

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      Features!

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      • Why last have you stopped by our exciting Forums?

        Please take a minute to check out some of our latest posts. Here is the link.


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      Conclusion
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      Thanks again, I truly appreciate your time, please pray for us. We'll chat again next issue!

      P.S. Don't forget to keep up to the minute with my latest posts on Twitter and our facebook fan page.

      Regards,
      Wellesley

      P.S. A website with a blog, a newsletter, forums etc? ... I couldn't have done all this without the Power of SBI.

      Website: http://my-island-jamaica.com.
      Twitter: http://twitter.com/myislandjamaica.
      Facebook: http://facebook.com/myislandjamaica.

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