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July 31, 2009

Welcome to Publication #27!


Issue #27: July 2009

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If a friend forwarded this to you and if you like what you read, please ensure you get your OWN copy by clicking here

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Intro

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Special summer greetings to you,

Well, Reggae Sumfest is now history, but the summer activities continues here in Jamaica.

-Tomorrow by the way, is the popular DanceHall Queen competition!

The next seven days will probably capture the more significant events- reflecting and celebrating Emancipation (Aug 1) and Independence (Aug 6).

Lots too are happening on your favourite little Jamaican website! I am tempted to hint, but better yet, lets get right into it!

To read this version directly on the website (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. Free Jamaica Travel Guide
    2. Our Fan Club Launched!
    3. Michael Jackson & Bob Marley in Jamaica!
    4. More Insightful Pages

  3. The Latest on Jamaica!

    1. Emancipation & Independence Celebrations Plans Launched
    2. Maroon Culture on Show in Canada

  4. Features!

  5. Conclusion

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Did you Know?

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  • ...that Jamaica's National Anthem is the only anthem in the world that is a prayer?

  • ...that the first newspaper to be published in Jamaica was the ' Weekly Jamaica Courant'?.

    It was published in 1718 by Robert Baldwin but focused on European issues. It paved the way for other newspapers including 'The Daily Gleaner' which started in 1834 and is still operating 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. Free Jamaica Travel Guide

    This is actually a special webpage I created, loaded with some of the most popular questions (and answers) asked by visitors to the island. Click Here to take a peek.


  2. Our Fan Club Launched!

    Exciting stuff!

    Thanks to facebook, I've created - and launched, the My-Island-Jamaica.com Fan club.

    Quite a number of persons have quickly joined. I'd love for you to join us too - if not yet done.

    Simply Click Here to get started.


  3. Michael Jackson & Bob Marley in Jamaica!

    Dr. Leahcim Samaj, one of my local mentors, originally published this vintage photograph on facebook. I understand that the photo was taken in 1975 when Michael was here with the Jackson 5 for a concert. Two tremendously inspirational men in the same place, at the same time!

    For me this photo is priceless. What do you think? Click Here to view the pic.


  4. More Insightful Pages

    ...including Restaurants in Jamaica, Jamaican food and even the delicious Jamaican Patty recipe.

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 this website.

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The Latest from Jamaica!

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  1. Emancipation & Independence Celebrations Plans Launched

    "Jamaica's Minister of Youth, Sports & Culture, Olivia Grange M.P. officially announced plans for “Jamaica Festival 2009”, a celebration of Emancipation and Independence under the theme "I Believe in Jamaica"..."

    Full story in this article.

    More on the celebrations in this JIS article and this Gleaner article.


  2. Maroon Culture on Show in Canada

    From July 31 to August 10, persons in various parts of Canada will be able to enjoy the expression of our maroon culture in all its glory.

    See this JIS Artice for more.



AND, lot's more are happening in Jamaica (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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  • Does the Truth Hurt Relationships?

    Kristen Denton takes an interesting look. Click Here read the article.


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Conclusion
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Remember the friendly and interactive User Forums are still creating waves on this site. Hop over and join in one of the interesting discussions. Remember you don't even need a login get started!

Again, thanks for your time >. Take care of your good self. See you next issue!

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

Regards,
Wellesley
http://www.my-island-jamaica.com

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