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November 30, 2008

Welcome to Publication #19!


Issue #19: November 2008

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Intro

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Hi,

Greetings again from Montego Bay, Jamaica!

Well, this is it!

Since last month, I've been itching for this moment to make my grand annoucement!

So what is this hype all about?

Well, although I may not have mentioned it to you prior, over the last five months or so, I have been working on my first book publication, and now it is finally here!

Just Released!

In only a few weeks it will available at Amazon and other online distribution channels too!

What is all this?

Scroll down right now and look for "My First Book" in the Features section below for the full scope.

And, what's (else) going on in JA? :-)
,a lot - as usual!

...let's get rolling!

TABLE OF CONTENTS


  1. Did you Know?

    Insightful and intriguing Jamaican facts and trivia.

  2. The Latest on Jamaica!

    1. E10 Gasolene Is Here
    2. Jamaican Heads Int'l Criminal Tribunal
    3. Our Leaders voted for Death Penalty
    4. An Alarming tourist practice

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

    1. The New Jamaican Directory Promotion
    2. More Informative Pages

  4. Features!

    • My First Book

  5. Summary!

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Did you Know?

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  • ...that the Jamaican Flag is the only flag in the world that doesn't have one of colors that’s in the American flag?

    I thought this one was really cool.

  • ...that Jamaica is credited for perfecting the lovely game of Domino and taking it to the big world stage?

  • ...that Jamaica has the seventh largest natural harbour in the world?

    This is the Kingston Harbour.

Now you know!

Get the entire collection of these Intriguing facts about Jamaica.

You can get the ebook version here, or the exciting hard copy here.

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The Latest from Jamaica!

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  1. E10 Gasolene Is Here

    E10, a cheaper, sugar cane-based fuel that comprises gasoline and ethanol, was launched earlier this month by the energy ministry. The idea is to reduce our dependency on fuel.

    And from all indications it is making waves.

    Take a look at these reports covering The Lauch of E10 and the positive response it is getting.


  2. Jamaican Heads Int'l Criminal Tribunal

    "Patrick Lipton Robinson, a Jamaican judge serving at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, assumed duties as president of that tribunal on Monday....."

    More in this article.


  3. Our Leaders Voted for Death Penalty

    "Members of the House of Representatives voted by nearly 2-1 in favour of retaining the death penalty at Gordon House yesterday, setting off loud cheers from pro-death penalty MPs and mixed response on the streets of Kingston, including from rights advocate Dr Carolyn Gomes who described the result as a backward step..."

    The full story here.


  4. An Alarming Tourist Practice

    "TWENTY PER cent of tourists who participated in an HIV and AIDS survey indicated that they have had sex with acquaintances that they met while on their trip to Jamaica, with only 49 per cent reported using condoms..."

    Full report in this Gleaner article.


Consider bookmarking this page and keep on top of the very latest news from Jamaica.


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The Latest on My-Island-Jamaica.com

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  1. The New Jamaican Directory Promotion

    I am allowing local entrepreneurs to list their businesses for free.

    Yes FREE, in my unique Jamaican business directory.

    HOWEVER, this is only for a limited time!

    If you have any friend who has a business related to or in Jamaica send them to this link now for some free publicity. They will thank you for it.

    http://www.my-island-jamaica.com/free_listing.html


  2. More Informative Pages

    Tracie, now an SBI'er like myself, is always so helpful.

    I've been too busy to write much, so I asked her to do the job for me.

    She built a few pages speaking to Car Dealers in different sections of the island.

    Visit the Blog to see those as well as all the latest updates on the site.


By the way, if you haven't done it as yet, make sure you Subscribe to my Blog and stay on top of the very latest additions or changes on this website.

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Features!

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  • My First Book!
    By now you should already be feeling my passion!

    Of course you are!

    Yes, I am really excited to know that my work is now right up there with some of the bestsellers! Thanks to my publisher, Lulu.

    Unless you are new to my website, you would have known that I have an exciting ebook called 101 Intriguing Facts about Jamaica which I've had on the site for a few months now.

    The feedback I got from those who read it was just awesome- everyone seemed to love it!

    BUT, a big but- every now and then I get an email asking me how to get a hard copy.

    Well the good news is, ITS HERE!
    The REAL, HARD, PHYSICAL copy! Just Released!

    You too can now get the REAL copy right in your hands!

    You’ll get a perfect bound copy that you can finally touch... flip through the pages... highlight text... scribble notes in it... or anything you like.

    I would however suggest you get your copy soon ASAP, as the price I set with my publisher is just an introductory price and may be increased quite soon.

    Grab your physical copy now and share the love of our adored little island!

    And what exactly is in it?

    I've already dedicated this page on my website to it, take a quick peek.

    I am pretty sure you know someone who would cherish a copy of this book too right?

    Of course!

    You may want to consider getting it now for him or her (before the price changes)and give them as an inexpensive, but meaningful, Christmas gift!

    And yes,
    I'll need your feedback too. This page will allow you to post a review (scroll to the bottom).

    It will also give you a preview of a few of the pages!

    And by the way, if you know someone who might be interested in this exciting little book, send them to this link on my website http://www.my-island-jamaica.com/facts_about_jamaica_book.html.

    It makes a great gift too.


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Summary
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, I can't over emphasize the power of these 7 SBI ebooks.

Please make sure you read at least one. They make and easy, but exciting and fulfilling read.

Here the link again. http://www.my-island-jamaica.com/sbi_products.html

And remember too that if you haven't started telling others about the site, please start doing so now.

You may simply forward this newsletter to him or her or Click here and send them a link.

They will certainly thank you for the insightful information, but the site will also benefit from increase popularity as well.

Thanks again, see you next issue!

Regards,
Wellesley




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