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2016 Ranking of Jamaica's Top High Schools

Here we are again my friends! Thanks again to Educate Jamaica, we now have the very latest rankings of the TOP HIGH SCHOOLS IN JAMAICA! This edition

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Merl Grove High School! It produces conscious LADIES!

The teachers here serve the school long, it does not have a high staff turn over, and they teach good christian values! I attended between 1962-66. My

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Munro College Celebrates 160 years in fine style at Graduation Ceremony 2016

Published June 22 2016 I was there on Sunday to witness! No fanfare, just a highly charged, achievement driven and inspirational graduation ceremony!

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My Jamaican Wedding At Breezes Mobay- Can I have copies of my pictures?

QUESTION about: My Jamaican Wedding At Breezes Mobay- Can I have copies of my pictures? Please please, help me get copies of my 2000 breezes resort montego

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Professor Louis Grant worked tirelessly for the Jamaican people

Professor Louis Grant: born March 6, 1913 in Clarendon. He was an internationally acclaimed Pathologist, and Microbiologist who did significant work

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Exciting Peace Corps Service In Jamaica

MY JAMAICAN STORY: Exciting Peace Corps Service In Jamaica In 1963 my husband (Jack Shaffer) was appointed Director for 2 years. We had 7 children who

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Best Negril Jamaica Resorts - My Review Of The Spa Retreat Hotel

If you looking for the best of Negril Jamaica resorts, you've found the spot! Here is why this one is rated number one on Trip Advisor.

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A Day At Turtle River Falls & Gardens

Yeah, it turned out to be a fun-filled and memorable day! My baby daughter (Aliana's) kindergarten was having their annual excursion - and this time

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How to send gifts to Jamaica from the US?

QUESTION about: How to send gifts to schools in Jamaica from the US We'd like to send gifts to our new friends and school supplies to Westmoreland.

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Xtabi in Negril

JAMAICAN PHOTO: Xtabi in Negril This picture was taken on my last trip to Negril in August 2015 with Ronie Richards. WELLESLEY'S NOTE Hi Jeanette!

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Hanover Agricultural Show 2016

The Hanover Association of Branch Societies (HABS) of the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) is the management group, which represents over 4000 registered

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Great Time at Great Huts, Portland

Last August, my family and I decided to escape the heat and congestion of Kingston, where we live. We decided to make it Portland this time. To me,

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Jamaican Ice Cream - Fresh, Fruity, Flavourful & Fun!

What's your favourite Jamaican ice cream? Soursop, guava, naseberry or devon stout? Why limit yourself though, have them all. Read on.

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Irie Finds Jamaican Gift Store

Irie Finds is a Jamaican owned and operated online gift and souvenir store. We specialize in 100% Jamaican art and collectibles, gifts, souvenirs and

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Sunset at the Palms Resort

Business Address: Norman Manley Blvd, Negril, Westmoreland, Jamaica Phone: 876-957-5350 Website: http://www.thepalmsjamaica.com Description: Sunset at

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Important advice for schooling in Jamaica - From London to Montego Bay

QUESTION about: Schooling In Jamaica - Advice For immigrant students. I’m currently living in London, England but will be in Jamaica from September to

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How do Jamaicans know that I'm British

QUESTION about: How Do They Know My Nationality Hey how do Jamaicans know if you are from there? If you have not even opened your mouth. Yo are just walking

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Zimbali Retreats

JAMAICAN RESTAURANT: Zimbali Retreats Located about 25 minutes outside Negril, Jamaica in the tropical mountains- This place offers a Farm to Table

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A Love Story - In Spectacular Performance (Video)

Yesterday, during a consultative visit to my daughter's oral surgeon, here in Montego Bay, I ran into an old college mate, Silma. Silma is one of the

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Lesbians Dress Code In Jamaica

QUESTION about: Lesbians Dress Code In Jamaica I'm a lesbian that dress like male, is it OK to dress like a male to go to in an interview at the Jamaican

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3rd Fantastic Visit to Jamaica

JAMAICAN VISITOR STORY: 3rd Visit to Jamaica & it was Fantastic Again Late Feb brought us another visit (3rd time in 5yrs) to this wonderful island. It

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Believe It Or Not - The Amazing FireWater Attraction

JAMAICAN ATTRACTION: FireWater In St.Ann, Jamaica I'd heard about this place in Windsor St. Ann and purposed that on my next trip to Jamaica, I was going

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Pics of My Jamaican Home - Bogue Village, Montego Bay

PICTURES about: My Jamaican Home Hello All. This was my first time renting a home in Bogue Village and, am happy that I did! Great neighborhood to

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Creative MangoFest 2016

Join us for 2 Days of Mango-Inspired Creativity, Featuring: ~ Dancing ~ Food Stalls ~ Old Musical Hits ~ Donkey cart rides ~ International Guests ~ Mango

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Passion, Leadership, Motivation - An Example From Caribbean Cricket Team #WT20Final

April 3, 2016 Today, the West Indies cricket team celebrated a history-making win against arch rivals England in the final of the ICC T20 Cricket World

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Can I send Pain Relief Cream to Jamaica from Australia?

QUESTION about: Sending Medication To Jamaica Wellesley, I have a Jamaican friend who suffers from severe shoulder pain and I told him I would see if

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Another Awesome Jamaican Birthday Vacation

Hi Wellesely. First, want to say it was a blessing and a pleasure meeting you & your family in September of 2015! Please tell your beautiful wife &

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Visiting Montego Bay And Bob Marley Museum

QUESTION about: Cost For Visiting Bob Marley Museum Jah Bless. I plan to travel on August 5th to Sunsplash Cove resort all inclusive. My birthday August

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Lignum Vitae Film Festival 2016

The Department of Communication Studies at Northern Caribbean University will host its 7th annual Lignum Vitae Film Festival on Sunday, April 10, 2016.

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Delectable Food from Jamaica - Tasty Jamaican Food & Drinks

Like the beaches, the people and the music huh? Well our food defines us too! Get an insight into the delectable food from Jamaica here.

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Negril Car Dealers - Best Car Rentals in Negril!

There is perhaps not an abundance of Negril Car Dealers, but certainly there are a LOT of rental options. Here are the most popular ones.

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Sunny - Love Jamaica

I have been to Jamaica 8 times, feels like home. I am not born Jamaican but Love this Country anyways. It the people, Music, Food and Beauty is breathtaking.

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how can I order your xnews news paper

QUESTION about: Ordering XNews newspaper Hi, how can i order your X News newspaper ANSWER: by Wellesley, March 2016 Hi Stepahanie Thanks for your question.

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Authentic Jamaican Sauces - For Your Meat Poultry Or Seafood

Since 1985, Eaton's has supplied the world with premium Jamaican sauces. Here's an insight into a great little company with an extraordinary history and legacy.

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Jamaica Land We Love (Poem)

JAMAICA LAND WE LOVE by Dee-Andra Webley 2/3/16 From the bosoms of England, Spain and Africa came the birth of a country we now know as Jamaica. A country

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Di Weather (Jamaican Poem)

Pain in mi knee, pain in mi back, a blame it on de weather Pappy feel a twinge, a ache, a bite, him blame it on de weather . My daughter vex, har daughter

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My Interview - About Me, Places To Visit, & My Hope For Jamaica

I think you'll like this! But first let me apologize to you... I had this interview to share with you but have been putting it off, or should I say, addressing

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JLP Wins Jamaica's 17th General Election

Feb 25 2016: The Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) will be declared the winner of the 2016 general elections here in Jamaica. According to the preliminary results,

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Politrix (Poem)

Politrix Politrix. Oops, I meant Politics. And I thought that trix were for kids; the tricks they pick brainwashes our natural instincts.  'Poli' meaning

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Jamaica Election 2016, Now Fever Pitched! (+ Where & How To Vote)

The date is set! In only a few days (February 25, 2016), Jamaicans will decide who we want to govern the affairs of this nation for the next five (5)

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  1. 2016 Ranking of Jamaica's Top High Schools

    Jun 28, 16 01:19 AM

    Here we are again my friends! Thanks again to Educate Jamaica, we now have the very latest rankings of the TOP HIGH SCHOOLS IN JAMAICA! This edition

    Read More

  2. Merl Grove High School! It produces conscious LADIES!

    Jun 28, 16 12:09 AM

    The teachers here serve the school long, it does not have a high staff turn over, and they teach good christian values! I attended between 1962-66. My

    Read More

  3. Munro College Celebrates 160 years in fine style at Graduation Ceremony 2016

    Jun 26, 16 10:43 AM

    Published June 22 2016 I was there on Sunday to witness! No fanfare, just a highly charged, achievement driven and inspirational graduation ceremony!

    Read More

  4. My Jamaican Wedding At Breezes Mobay- Can I have copies of my pictures?

    Jun 21, 16 12:26 AM

    QUESTION about: My Jamaican Wedding At Breezes Mobay- Can I have copies of my pictures? Please please, help me get copies of my 2000 breezes resort montego

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