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here's another rousing jamaican story! (Ezine #38)
June 30, 2010

Welcome to Publication #38!


Issue #38: June 2010

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Intro

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Hey,

Greeting again my friend, and thanks again for joining me in this exciting issue.

I'll try to be as brief as possible, but I'll guarantee you lot's of great information.

By the way, you'll notice a slightly new addition to this EZINE - I've added an "Upcoming Events" section. I hope you'll appreciate that.

And Yes, I do have another rousing Jamaican Story to share with you, but there is also the new and exciting Bubbling Spring Mineral Spa Attraction, PLUS MORE!

I am itching to get started...

Ready?

Well, 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. Another Rousing Jamaican Story
    2. The New Bubbling Spring Mineral Spa Attraction
    3. Now we are really Networking - 100% on Social Media!

  3. The Latest From Jamaica!

    1. Record Number of Canadians Visited Jamaica
    2. JTB Stepping up Marketing Efforts in Europe

  4. Hot Upcoming Events In Jamaica!

    1. Portland Jerk Festival!
    2. Reggae Sumfest 2010

  5. Features

  6. Conclusion

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Did you Know?

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  • ...that Gallows Point in in Port Royal is where condemned persons were hung?

    The last of those executions which took place in 1831 is graphically described by Michael Scott in "Tom Cringle's Log".

  • ...that a 1970 survey by the University of the West Indies revealed that there are 271 different species of plants to be found here in Jamaica, of which 53 are endemic - meaning, found only 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 on My-Island-Jamaica.com

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  1. Another Rousing Jamaican Story

    Ann really made my day when she submitted this article! It immediately reminded me of my own childhood memories. Here's Ann's Jamaican story.

    As usual, I welcome you to keep the love flowing by adding YOUR own comments here.


  2. The New Bubbling Spring Mineral Spa Attraction

    Jamaica's south-coast is certainly bubbling with the 'discovery' of this new attraction. Here's the complete article on the new and exciting Bubbling Spring Mineral Spa!


  3. Now we are really Networking - 100% on Social Media!

    I really think you'll like this.

    Social Networking is not really new for My-Island-Jamaica.com, but we've made some nifty changes and additions that allows you to interact with us MUCH easier using the popular social networking sites! This includes Facebook and Twitter.

    1. Our facebook Fan pages will now link directly to our pages - one click- bam!
    2. Lot's more interesting twitter posts!

      I'll even be ensuring you are getting other interesting posts about Jamaica - from other credible news sites - automatically.

    And, if for some strange reason you are not in our fan base as yet, here's your opportunity to interact with us on facebook and follow us on twitter right now.

    You'll notice the new icons on the top of the homepage too.


    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. Record Number of Canadians Visited Jamaica

    "Over 130,000 Canadian visitors came to Jamaica during the 2009/10 winter tourist season, representing an increase of some 11 per cent over the same period of the previous season." Here's the full story.


  2. JTB Stepping up Marketing Efforts in Europe

    "The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) offices in London and Berlin will undertake a concentrated marketing programme in key United Kingdom (UK) and European cities, as part of the strategy to ensure a strong winter tourist season" ... Complete Article Here.

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    Hot Upcoming Events Jamaica!

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    1. Portland Jerk Festival!

      The aroma and sizzle of traditional Jamaican jerk chicken, pork, fish and lobster fills Port Antonio's Folly Great House ruins at the annual Portland Jerk Festival. Local bands play, community dance groups perform and children have fun on fairground rides. For further information, visit their facebook page.


    2. Reggae Sumfest 2010

      NOW celebrating 17 years, Reggae Sumfest, which has been dubbed the "greatest reggae festival on earth", is scheduled to take place here in Montego Bay from July 18-24, 2010. Read the sumfest artice here, then visit the ReggaeSumfest website for more details.


      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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      • Affordable Advertising Opportunity on My-Island-Jamaica.com!

        The benefits are many. Click Here learn more about how we can help you get your message out.


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      Conclusion
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      Thanks again for listening to me.

      Please continue send the good wishes and love for all Jamaica - still the beautiful land of 'wood and water'!

      Don't forget to keep up to the minute with my latest posts on Twitter and facebook.

      And if you are from the USA, Happy 4th of July when it comes!

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

      Regards,
      Wellesley

      Website: http://www.my-island-jamaica.com.
      Twitter: http://twitter.com/myislandjamaica.
      Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/p ages/My-Island-Jamaicacom/104295012883.

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