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Who's YOUR most esteemed Jamaican ? - Ezine #34
February 28, 2010

Welcome to Publication #34!


Issue #34: February 2010

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Intro

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Hi,

Thanks for your time again partner! I hope you are doing well.

I am going to make this very SHORT and SPICY :-).

In this edition, I'll share with you two (2) exciting sporting developments in Jamaica. I will also invite you to share in two novel additions I have on the website, just stay with me for the few minutes, OK?

Ready?...

...OK, 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. YOUR famed Jamaican
    2. Post your Job Search Classified -FREE
    3. The Site Search Tool

  3. The Latest From Jamaica!

    1. ESPN Exploring Sporting Links in Jamaica
    2. Jamaica to Host Kite Boarding World Cup Series

  4. Features

  5. Conclusion

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Did you Know?

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  • ...that the citrus, "Ugli Fruit", is also native to Jamaica?

    The fruit was first bred in Brown's Town Jamaica in 1914, hybridizing a grapefruit and a tangerine.

    It got its name from the unsightly appearance of its rough, wrinkled, greenish yellow skin, wrapped loosely around the orange pulpy citrus inside.

  • ...that in sections of rural Jamaica, after the birth of a child, the placenta is buried?

    A sapling is planted on top of it. That will eventually be awarded to the child and called the "baby tree".

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. YOUR famed Jamaican

    How long have been around my-island-jamaica.com now? Are you familiar with my list of the Top 30 most famous Jamaicans.

    Well, that has caused me some problems though! I have gotten a lot of stick about the list. I've made a few edits, but now, I have added a new feature that allows my site visitors to recognize and share THEIR most famous Jamaican.

    That would include anyone they think has done exceptionally well for the country in his or her field of work?

    Ready to share YOURS?

    Here is the Invitation!. Go ahead and share the name with us!

    It will be interesting to see the other names that comes up!


  2. Post your Job Search Classified - FREE

    This is brand new! After a few ad-hoc Job inquires on the website, I really felt obliged and decided to do someone about it. I've added this feature that allows job-seekers to post their job-wanted classified, for FREE!

    Also, I allow employers to post job openings as well.

    Please share the love and tell others about it. The more the merrier! Can't wait to hear the success stories!


  3. The Site SEARCH Tool

    This is not really new, just highly underutilized.

    I've partnered with Google to create it and make it usable on my site. You are welcome to use it find just about anything you can't easily find on the site!

    Here is the link to the powerful site search tool.

By the way, have you subscribed to The Blog? If not yet done, make sure you Subscribe Here and 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. ESPN Exploring Sporting Links in Jamaica

    "Jamaica's sports industry could benefit from wider international exposure, following discussions between the Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, Hon. Olivia 'Babsy' Grange, and officials of U.S. sports network, ESPN International."

    Click Here to read the complete article.


  2. Jamaica to Host Kite Boarding World Cup Series!

    "Jamaica is set to host the first leg of the exciting 2010 Kite Boarding World Series at Long Bay Beach, Portland..."

    Full story in this JIS Article.


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

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

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Features!

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  • How to find Cheap Vacation Deals in Jamaica

    How, and where, can you find cheap Jamaica vacation rates? Fear not... Read this article for insights.


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Conclusion
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Thanks again for your time, I look forward to see you next issue!

Remember you can always keep up to the minute with my latest posts on Twitter and facebook.

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.
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