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Jamaica - I long to be home

Hey, First off...Wellesley, you do a great job! Readers I tell you, I have such a longing for the day I pack my bags and return to Jamaica for good.

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My Jamaican Dream

Hi, I was just here reminiscing and wondering if I will make my dream to live and be a part of the same Jamaican dream, when I read your page. I needed

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Jimmy Buffett Jamaica Songs - Jamaica Mistaica & Jamaica Farewell Lyrics

Lyrics and audio of Jimmy Buffett Jamaica mistaica and Jamaica farewell songs

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A Rich Jamaican Coffee Experience

Last week, I received an interesting message via my 'contact me' link on my website. It was from (yet) another ardent fan of My-Island-Jamaica.com. This

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Jamaican Pear (Avocado) - Love 'em!

I just had a few slices of another delectable Jamaican Pear (foreigners know it as avocado) earlier today, and felt like I needed to share this tasty,

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Hurricane Gilbert In Jamaica 1988 - Memories & Facts

I was listening to our RJR this morning, on of the local radio stations in Jamaica and was reminded of the calamity brought on the island by the infamous

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Jamaica Beach Rentals - For Your Private Bit Of Paradise

Looking for Jamaica beach rentals? Here is how to find a great one for your dream vacation

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Tapioca Village Resort is truly Jamaican

Greetings One and ALL, I had a chance to visit Tapioca Village this past June (2014) and was immensely impressed. The welcome was warm and so Jamaican,

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Jamaica - Something Nice!

What a country! What a people! So, you can get marry in beautiful, Old Hospital Park, park of love with sea beside two of you and your guests, if you want!

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Kingston Harbour, Jamaica - Before Bedtime

This photo of a beautiful sunset over the Kingston Harbour was captured 4 years ago on the Port Royal road. It caught my eyes and I had to hurry as it

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Mystic Mountain Jamaica - Jamaican Adventure At Its Best

Enjoy the exciting mystic mountain Jamaica adventure - if you dare to.

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Jamaica, the land of my dreams

Hi, I was born in the Nuttall hospital in St Andrews whilst my father was posted there in the British Army. As my mum starting giving birth on the way

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Jamaica's Laws - We need to know them

It's important to know your rights as a Jamaican.... in fact it's essential for a human to know his/her right as a individual in any country. Since we

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Jamaica Reviews - Read Honest Feedback From Visitors - and Share your own!

Jamaica Reviews - Read honest feedback from visitors to the island. You also have the opportunity to share your own

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Jamaica Adventure Tours - Here Are The Best Ones

The top Jamaica adventure tours and attractions. These include water adventure tours, land adventure tours and even combos!

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Jamaican Christmas, Love it!

At this time of year I usually start thinking about Christmas. I went to school in the USA, but now living in Jamaica. I visit u.s.a. once or twice each

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Jamaica Visa Requirements For Visitors To The Island

This insightful article covers all the Jamaica visa requirements for those looking to travel to or through Jamaica

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Chill Out Hut Beach Bar & Grill - Cool Place, Good Food!

My birthday dinner at the Chill out Hut Bar & Grill in Greenwood, border of St. James and Trelawny

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The Caves Negril Jamaica - Natural Beauty with Elegance and Hospitality

Experience elegance and true Jamaican hospitality at The Caves Negril Jamaica

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Drinking Age In Jamaica - Know The Facts

What is the legal drinking age in Jamaica? The following information will provide the answers.

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Margaritaville Jamaica - Fun Food & Frolic!

Experience true Jamaican culture and vibe at Margaritaville Jamaica - Ocho Rios, Negril and Montego Bay

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Alpha Academy Girl (Convent of Mercy) School

I graduated at age 16. I attended Alpha from pre-school through 6th form and the A finals. My big sis, Judith Ann, was the brilliant one. We had a wicked

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Devon House Jamaica - Explore Its Many Offerings To Visitors

Explore the many offerings at the historic Devon House Jamaica; A landmark Jamaican monument

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How to Apply For A US Visa From Jamaica

How to Apply For A US Visa From Jamaica As the US Embassy will tell you, if you are visiting the USA for business or pleasure, transiting through, doing

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Jamaican Entertainment News - The Top Sources

A listing of the top sources for Jamaican entertainment news, events and happenings

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Jamaican Schools - Shaping The Mind Of The Island's Youth

An insight into the education system at Jamaican schools

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Jamaican Airlines - Top Airlines That Flies To Jamaica

We've put together a short list of top Jamaican airlines - meaning the popular airlines that flies to Jamaica.

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Best Villas In Negril Jamaica

Our recommendation on the top villas in Negril Jamaica

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Where To Stay In Jamaica - Discover Your Options Here

Wondering where to stay in Jamaica? We have suggestions for you, based on you preferences.

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Meet Fly Jamaica, Jamaica's Newest Airline!

Information on Jamaica's newest airline, Fly Jamaica, including product offerings and flight schedule

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Dead End Beach, Montego Bay - Our Beach Trip Review

Today we went to the beach! And this time to the popular Dead End Beach here in Montego Bay, Jamaica... thanks to sister Heidi and her family for the invitation.

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Photos Of The Real Jamaica

I've just completed a beautiful gallery of real Jamaican photos and posted it (as a slider) directly on the homepage.

If not yet done, take a peek over there...you'll love it!

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Jamaica Family Search: Pearl Marks, My birth mother- formerly from Kingston, possibly Regent Street

Hi, My name is Elva and I am trying to locate my birth mother, Pearl Marks in Kingston, Jamaica. I was born at the Kingston Public Hospital (jubilee)

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Items Jamaicans Want as Gifts

Question: Items Jamaicans Want as Gifts My mother was born and raised in Kingston, but has been living in the states for the last 30 years. We return

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Jamaica, Mi Home

Dear Wellesley, My first visit to Jamaica from the United States was in 1978 with my sister Bridgette of Hagley Gap, St Thomas. I have vacation, visited

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Schools in Falmouth Area To Give School Supplies

Schools in Falmouth Area To Give School Supplies- Question By Karen We will be in Falmouth in February on Royal Caribbean serenade of the seas. It is

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Happy Emancipation Day Jamaica

Wishing all Jamaicans a very special time! Greetings from Germany, Helen Wellesley's Resonse Wow! That is lovely! You did that. It is beautiful. Thanks

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Can I Transfer NHT Benefit Or Contribution To Someone Else?

Question by Julie: Can I Transfer NHT Benefit Or Contribution To Someone Else? If you are a member of the National Housing Trust, can you turn over your

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Teddy A. Jones: Adopted Portland And Jamaica!

I was born in the Eastern Caribbean but from a boy growing up in primary school Jamaica always fascinated me. I knew that somehow, someday my feet would

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Jamaica Theological Seminary Launches BA Applied Behavior Analysis Degree

7/25/2014: Jamaica Theological Seminary Launches BA Applied Behavior Analysis Degree With a large number of our children having cognitive and emotional

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  1. Jamaica - I long to be home

    Sep 19, 14 04:20 PM

    Hey, First off...Wellesley, you do a great job! Readers I tell you, I have such a longing for the day I pack my bags and return to Jamaica for good.

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  2. My Jamaican Dream

    Sep 18, 14 11:14 AM

    Hi, I was just here reminiscing and wondering if I will make my dream to live and be a part of the same Jamaican dream, when I read your page. I needed

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  3. Jimmy Buffett Jamaica Songs - Jamaica Mistaica & Jamaica Farewell Lyrics

    Sep 17, 14 10:57 PM

    Lyrics and audio of Jimmy Buffett Jamaica mistaica and Jamaica farewell songs

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