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Here's How to Travel with Money in Jamaica - Ezine #33
January 31, 2010

Welcome to Publication #33!

Issue #33: January 2010

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Greetings again,

I sincerely hope you are doing well.

You know what I was just thinking?

...Just how blessed I am right now to be able to reach out and connect with so many like you, without ever seeing your face!

Moreover, how this little website has helped to educate and provide insight to the many Jamaican interest across the globe.

In fact, sometime last week, Sammy from Michigan asked a question about how to travel with money in Jamaica.

I provided a detailed response, but to my surprise, quite a few of my other site visitors jumped in and gave their input -essentially turning the thread into a very helpful one.

I have that, my Jamiaca Jazz and Blues report, and lots more in this issue, so...

...let's get rolling.

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


  1. Did you Know?

    Insightful and Intriguing Jamaican facts and trivia.

  2. The Latest on!

    1. How to Travel with Money in Jamaica
    2. More Riviting Jamaican Jokes
    3. Jamaica's Appleton Rum

  3. The Latest From Jamaica!

    1. Jamaica Jazz and Blues - My Report
    2. 'Reggae Reggae Sauce' Wins International Food Award
    3. Haiti Relief Efforts Continues

  4. Features

  5. Conclusion


Did you Know?


  • ...that the parish of Manchester is Jamaica's youngest parish?

    It was created on December 13, 1814, from the surrounding parishes of St. Elizabeth, Clarendon and Vere, which were then separate parishes.

  • ...that the slave trade is said to have taken between ten and twenty million Africans from their homelands, with approximately 600,000 coming to 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

  1. How to Travel with Money in Jamaica

    Below is Sammy's question, my response, and the other interesting feedback generated.

    Here is the Q&A thread.

  2. More Riveting Jamaican Jokes

    They just keep coming in! This latest one, The Jamaican Rastaman going to heaven, was emailed to me by Carolyn - my co-worker.

  3. Jamaica's Appleton Rum

    Thanks to Shermaine, my ardent co-author, for this article. It provides some brief, but insightful information on just another of the world renowned Jamaican products.

    Here's the Appleton Rum Article.

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!


  1. Jamaica Jazz and Blues - My Report

    I am still a bit jaded and woozy after the show last night, but I felt compelled to share my feedback with you in this ezine.

    Click Here to read my complete summary.

  2. 'Reggae Reggae Sauce' Wins International Food Award

    "Jamaican-born Levi Roots' 'Reggae Reggae Jerk Sauce' won the Best New Product award at the inaugural World Food Awards held recently in London England..."

    Full story in this JIS Article.

  3. Haiti Relief Efforts Continues

    Jamaica continues to rally support for our Caribbean neighbours in Haiti. Many private and public organizations have been pushing to get support, and our people have been great. That said, it seems the relief requirements are mounting, understandably, as they wait for the rebuilding process to commence.

    I will ask you lend a hand through Digicel's Help Haiti drive or via The Jamaica Gleaner's initiative - two very respectful and credible Jamaican initiatives.

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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  • Is someone looking for you, or yours?

    The Jamaica Contact forum is getting even more busier. More and more requests are coming in. Please take a minute to browse the inquiries and see if you can to relate to any of the requests - you'll never know!



In two weeks, it will be Valentine's day - forget the history of it; Even if you have nothing to give, please make sure you let the person(s) you care about know that.

Take the opportunity to tell or remind them. It could make a big difference in their lives - and yours too.

Try it, it works!

Thanks again, see you next issue! Remember you can always keep up to the minute with my latest posts on Twitter and facebook

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