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Unity Preparatory School & Kindergarten

Unity Preparatory School in Montego Bay, Jamaica Celebrating the Past, Charting The Future

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Transport In Jamaica - What Are The Best Options?

Transport In Jamaica - Here are some of the most popular offerings available in Jamaica

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Montego Bay Resorts Jamaica - The Top 50 Hotels In Montego Bay, Jamaica!

Montego Bay Resorts Jamaica: Here are the top 50, the very best ones!

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Great Trips to Negril West End!

So for so many years we come to Negril, Jamaica! We started over 20 years ago at Foote Prints. Felt loved and cared for! Went on lots of wonderful trip

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First Trip To Jamaica

My first trip to Jamaica was a wonderful one! At first I was kind of skeptical when I heard of the crime rate. But I stayed in Mandeville which seemed

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Welcome To White House Jamaica

Welcome to the friendly town of White House Jamaica!

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Direct Flights To Negril Jamaica - Your Best Options

Can you get cheap flights to Negril Jamaica? We answer the question here.

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Building A House In Jamaica

Bringing English reliability and Jamaican builders together ...it works !! We can arrange if you so wish all the difficult things, your desired building

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Tony Rebel Sweet Jamaica Song - Audio, Video & Lyrics

The video and lyrics of Tony Rebel Sweet Jamaica song

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Fond Memories of Sam Sharpe Teachers College

Hello all pioneers!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Do you remember the fresh tar and marl at Sam Sharpe! What a day it was. All were driving up the hill to the college.

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Jamaica Statistics Symposium (Jassym) And Pre-Conference Workshop 2015

JAMAICA STATISTICS SYMPOSIUM (JASSYM) and PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP 2015 October 28-30, 2015 in Kingston, Jamaica As part of continuing efforts to provide

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Jamaican Host Family - How To Find One

QUESTION about finding a Jamaican Host Family: Hi My name is Ed. I have never been to Jamaica before but I have plans on going there. But there is one

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Jamaica is the sweetest

Jamaica is the sweetest, nah true!! I’ve been coming twice a year for the last 10 years. Firstly to Ocho Rios and then 8 years ago I found a treasure in

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The Richness of Jamaica

I am fortunate enough to have visited the island of Jamaica 15 times in total over the past 25 years! My first trip was to Montego Bay, near Doctors

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Coming to Jamaica

Wellesley, Saw your site and was attracted by the art work, then decided to visit awhile cause it was very well laid out, had eye catching headings, easily

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The Lion House Jamaica EcoLodge

The Lion House Jamaica Ecolodge Be refreshed by spectacular mountain views, cool breezes, home cooked Jamaican meals, colourful eco accommodations and

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CARIMAC Students seek Support for First Ever UWI Alumni House at Mona

Final year CARIMAC students in Integrated Marketing Communication have been given the task to raise funds towards the first ever UWI Alumni House at Mona.

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A Jamaican Beach For A Day

Question About A Jamaican Beach For A Day Hello, I am taking a cruise ship and we want to visit a beach for the day. We need to rent an umbrella, maybe

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Becoming A Local In Jamaica

Is it possible to move to Jamaica and just move to the mountains build a small home, plant some crops and become a local? And please don't give one of

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Cancer In Jamaica: Raising the Awareness

Hello Wellesley, Recently I was watching CIN news station and they were highlighting the topic on how cancer is becoming on of the health hazard in Jamaica.

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Harbour Street In Montego Bay, What is it like now?

My company Masterton Ltd. opened a company building in Montego Bay in the 1950's, and I worked there a couple fine times when the manager was going on

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Weed in Jamaica - Q&A about buying, using and travelling with Ganja in Jamaica

QUESTION About Weed In Jamaica My wife and I live in California and will be in Nagril in June. We are there to celebrate 25 yrs or marriage. We are adults

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Tips For Jamaica Returning Residents

Returning Residents Of Jamaica - Question By Noel Taylor: First Name: Noel Taylor Country: United States Enquiry/Comments: Hi Wellesley, Thanks

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My Christmas in Jamaica

Dear Wellesley I was in Jamaica for Christmas 2014 as it was my first Christmas going back in 38 years! I had a beautiful time! I went to grand market

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Best Roofing In Jamaica

Question about Roofing In Jamaica Hi, I'm building a two bedroom house in St. Elizabeth. I'm at a stand still at the moment however. All the walls are

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Jamaica Events Calendar - A Listing of Happenings & Current Events In Jamaica

A calendar listing of Jamaica events and current happenings

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Jamaican Cuisine On Display At University Of Maine

Yes, on March 25th, the University Of Maine's York Dining Hall will come alive with the captivating aroma and tastes of Jamaica! Yours truly got this

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How To Send Free Text Messages To Jamaica

Here's How to Send Free text messages to Jamaica (and even within Jamaica) Every wonder how to send a free text message to a Jamaican mobile number regardless

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Double Decker Bus (Joke)

True story: I was in London, England in 1998 and boarded a double decker bus. I was so lucky I got a seat immediately. The bus drove off and stopped

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Jamaican Bush Teas - Oldie But (Still) Goodie

Last Sunday, I was listening to a particular program on one of our local radio stations. They were talking (and reminiscing) about the good 'ole Jamaica

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Jamaican Christmas Music - The Favourites - Listen Online

Here are the favourites! Some of the most popular Jamaican Christmas music - by top artistes.

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Noel Duncan, regarding his mother Ida Harris

Hello, My name is Valentine Harris and I am trying to make contact with Noel Duncan to inform him that his birth mother Ida Harris (nee Thomas) has sadly

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Holiday In Jamaica, I Am Really Looking Forward To It

Hello Gaylemon! Just touching base, thanks for your information. I have been home quite often, have a lot of fun! Fish and Bammy, Wray and Nephew and

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Jamaican Christmas Fruit Cake

Well my cake is currently in the oven. I followed all the instructions you gave (over here). I am waiting patiently to see the outcome, wish me luck. I

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Merry Christmas Wellesley And Jamaica

Hello Wellesley, It is time to say THANK YOU for your website. You did a good job and you will do it any more. As you know, I am a great lover of your

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Happy Holidays From Jamaica!

At this joyous time of year, I am taking the opportunity to say how grateful I am to be able to share my passion (and my life) with you via this little

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Best Attractions In Negril Jamaica? Try Blue Hole Mineral Springs

Blue Hole Mineral Spring is one of the rarest hidden gems in Jamaica and is one of the most authentic of attractions in Negril Jamaica

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Christmas in Negril, Jamaica, Wwhat is it like?

We're spending our first visit ever in Jamacia. What's the Christmas like in Negril or anywhere on the Island? ANSWER: BY Wellesley Gayle Hello there

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A Charter Flight To Jamaica? Here Are Your Best Options

Looking for a cheap charter flight to Jamaica? Here is a list of the top ones from the USA, UK and Canada

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Cheap Jamaica To Cuba Cruises - Any Takers?

Ever wanted to explore the fascinating Caribbean island of Cuba? Here is a great opportunity! My partner and friend Maura is offering two Jamaica to Cuba

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    Unity Preparatory School in Montego Bay, Jamaica Celebrating the Past, Charting The Future

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    Transport In Jamaica - Here are some of the most popular offerings available in Jamaica

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