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December 31, 2010

Welcome to Publication #44!

Issue #44: December 2010


This ezine is lovingly delivered to you by Wellesley Gayle (that's me!) and my-island-jamaica.com

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Intro

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Happy New Year!

This is officially the New Year Edition, so this is BIG! :-)

Needless to say I have lots of information and happenings, so please stay with me for the next few mintues, OK..

Ready? 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 From Jamaica!

    1. Falmouth to receive first cruise ships next week
    2. Diaspora brings holiday treats to Jamaica

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

    1. The Contest is Steaming!
    2. Our Holiday Messages To You
    3. Real Jamaica Reviews

  4. Hot Upcoming Events In Jamaica!

    1. Accompong Maroon Festival
    2. Jazz n Blues
    3. Rebel Salute!

  5. Features

  6. Conclusion

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Did you Know?

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  • ...that around the time that the English defeated the Spaniards and claimed Jamaica (1655), there were less than 17,000 persons living in Jamaica?

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 From Jamaica!

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  1. Falmouth to receive first cruise ships next week

    Exciting stuff! Read the full story in this USA Today article.


  2. Diaspora brings holiday treats to Jamaica

    "Residents of three Children homes in rural Jamaican communities were feted at a Christmas treat hosted by Friends Reaching Friends"... full story here.

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The Latest on My-Island-Jamaica.com

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  1. The Contest is Steaming!

    We now have several entries (I forgot the count)! It's getting really exciting. Take a peek at some of these early entries here.

    And...if you haven't yet submitted yours, please take the opportunity to do so now. Remember we have some great prizes!.


  2. Our Holiday Messages

    These came directly from my heart, so I can't afford for you to miss them...


  3. Real Jamaica Reviews

    We have another new, exciting & resourceful feature on the website ...ooops, the title said it all! Click Here to check it out now my friend!

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    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 rub shoulders with our other fans on our facebook page.


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    Hot Upcoming Events Jamaica!

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    1. Accompong Maroon Festival

      "The Accompong Maroon Festival is celebrated with gusto by the Maroons of Western Jamaica, the descendants of runaway slaves. They gather every year in Accompong to mark their victory over the British with a day of festivities"... read summary


    2. Jazz n Blues

      "The Jamaica Jazz and Blues festival is seven blissful days of the best in Jazz, Blues, Reggae, R & B, Soul, Latin and World music". details here.


    3. Rebel Salute

      "Rebel Salute at St Elizabeth's Port Kaiser Sports Club may be a Jamaican roots reggae festival, but there's no Red Stripe in sight. Their strict no alcohol, no drugs and even no meat policy means it's all about the music." See 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, article or commentary.

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      Features!

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      • Make Your Words Sell!

        Reposting...
        Effective writing is key to individual & business success - and there is nothing magical about it.

        Here is how to do it.


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      Conclusion

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      I've said it already in my new year's message, but I can't 'overthank' you. Thanks again for keeping my company sharing my passion for Jamaica. All the best for 2011.

      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.
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