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Apr 25, 2017

Jamaican Mento Music - The Origins, The Style & Flavour, Plus A Video

Love Reggae? Chances are you'll adore Jamaican mento music as well, if not already. Here's the full scoop with a little video.

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Apr 24, 2017

Internet Usage In Jamaica - Quick Stats & Figures

You might be alarmed! Internet usage in Jamaica is rapidly spreading out from the cities and into into the interior of the island. Here are the raw facts and figures.

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Apr 23, 2017

JamaicApp - Sharing Jamaica on an App

You asked, we delivered! Yes, it's here, finally! JamaicApp - My-Island-Jamaica.com on an App! And the name? JamaicApp, a simple but slick merger

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Apr 23, 2017

Jamaican Plantain - Fried, Baked, Grilled Or Even As Porridge - Have It Your Way

Ripe, green, fried, cooked, baked, grated, blended; this list speaks of the versatility of a mystery fruit - Jamaican plantain.

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Apr 20, 2017

Jamaican Tourist Board - Functions & Interesting Facts Of The JTB

The functions, history and interesting facts of the Jamaican tourist board

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Apr 11, 2017

Best Reggae Radio Stations - Top Jamaican Music Radio Stations

There presently about 40 reggae radio stations in Jamaica or should I say stations that plays reggae music, but these are the ones that plays reggae music almost exclusively.

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Apr 10, 2017

Things To Do Jamaica - Top Places To Go In Jamaica Plus 1 Best Recommendation

Our island home is a collage of history, ethnic diversity, spectacular landscapes, waterfalls and majestic rainforests. But above those, here are my top recommendations for things to do Jamaica

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Apr 10, 2017

Jamaica Cheap Hotels - Here Are The Real Benefits

You might think 'Jamaica cheap hotels' means no good hotel, not quite so, there are a number of unique, niche benefits to be derived from these hotels. Here is why

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Apr 09, 2017

Newland SDA Sports Day 2017

Newland SDA Sports Day on Easter Monday April 17 @ Waterford High School (Waterford, Portmore) in Portmore. Start time at 8am.Admission: free

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Apr 09, 2017

Transportation In Jamaica - Tips & Cautions On Jamaican Transportation System

We have many modes, from the best to the worst. Here's your best guide to transportation in Jamaica.

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Apr 05, 2017

Remarkable Jamaica Statistics - Read It To Believe It

Despite been the worst in many cases, we also have the distinction of been the best. Don't believe me? take a look at these amazing Jamaica statistics

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Apr 02, 2017

The Interactive Jamaica Guestbook - Read Reviews, Share Reviews

Welcome to our Jamaica Guestbook - Not just another guest book!

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Mar 31, 2017

Surprising Information On Jamaica - 5 Amazing Facts About The Caribbean Jewel

Insightful information on Jamaica. And what do you make of number 2? It is actually my favorite.

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Mar 30, 2017

Jamaican Easter Bun - Simple, Free & Timely Recipe :-)

Tis the season of Easter bunny, Easter egg, Easter egg hunt, Hot cross buns and the good old Jamaican Easter Bun.

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Mar 28, 2017

my little paper boat -Traditional Jamaican song - do you know it?

Many years ago, maybe in late 50's early 60, they had a children's school choir competition in St Elizabeth, maybe in Maggotty or Balaklava (Balaclava).

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Mar 28, 2017

Wow! Jamaica ranked number 12 on the World’s Best Destinations list.

Hey, I just read this exciting news in the Jamaica Gleaner newspaper and is elated to share it with you. It reads: TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice, among

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Mar 22, 2017

Buying land in Jamaica for RV living

QUESTION about: Buying land in Jamaica for RV (Recreational Vehicle) living I am thinking about buying land there but with a twist. I want to have my

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Mar 22, 2017

You are invited! Great Vibes At Luna Sea Inn - March 28

Hola peeps, This is a quick shout out to you on behalf of Linda Chidester and my new friends at the cozy Luna Sea Inn in Bluefields on the south-coast

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Mar 22, 2017

how to list a property for sale in Jamaica

QUESTION about: how to list a property for sale in Jamaica I want to sell my property in Jamaica (Petersfield, Westmoreland) but i cannot find the way

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Mar 19, 2017

Latest Jamaican Cartoon Pictures

This is where to find the latest (and best) Jamaican Cartoon pictures

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  1. Jamaican Mento Music - The Origins, The Style & Flavour, Plus A Video

    Apr 25, 17 11:49 PM

    Love Reggae? Chances are you'll adore Jamaican mento music as well, if not already. Here's the full scoop with a little video.

    Read More

  2. Internet Usage In Jamaica - Quick Stats & Figures

    Apr 24, 17 11:24 PM

    You might be alarmed! Internet usage in Jamaica is rapidly spreading out from the cities and into into the interior of the island. Here are the raw facts and figures.

    Read More

  3. JamaicApp - Sharing Jamaica on an App

    Apr 23, 17 11:07 PM

    You asked, we delivered! Yes, it's here, finally! JamaicApp - My-Island-Jamaica.com on an App! And the name? JamaicApp, a simple but slick merger

    Read More

  4. Jamaican Plantain - Fried, Baked, Grilled Or Even As Porridge - Have It Your Way

    Apr 23, 17 11:44 AM

    Ripe, green, fried, cooked, baked, grated, blended; this list speaks of the versatility of a mystery fruit - Jamaican plantain.

    Read More

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