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The Jamaica Blog delivers the latest pages and visitor stories, right here at My-Island-Jamaica.com. If you want Jamaica news, updated daily from top local news resources, simply click here for the latest headline news from Jamaica.

Question On Jamaica's History - 1947-49

What happened in Jamaica 1947/49 that had a profound impact on the future history of the Caribbean island. Who planned the assassination of Alexander

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The Jamaican Style (Poem)

The Jamaican Style Our style is a one of a kind. We love to groove inna rubba dub style. When we do these things people smile, Why, cause they feel the

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Jamaican Meat Patties – An Island Favourite

What is it? What is the origin? And even a recipe! What you need to know about Jamaican meat patties

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Car For Sale In Jamaica - Money Saving Buying Tips

Guide to Buying a Car For Sale in Jamaica – Find Your Dream Ride

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Wellesley Gayle Featured In the Jamaica Gleaner

Yup! Just as the title above says, yours truly was featured in the prestigious Jamaica Gleaner (Western Focus edition) newspaper. I am truly humbled:

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Colin Powell

The Former American Secretary of State was born to Jamaican parents who moved to the US in the 1920s. Seventy-four years ago, Colin Powell was born in

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I Remember Jamaica

Jamaica50 Entry #25 -I Remember Jamaica (Poem) As I think of the hills and the clear blue sea Memories of Jamaica rush back to me As I think of the rivers

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Xerox Jamaica seeks Customer Care Assistants

Note from Xerox Jamaica: We are URGENTLY seeking your assistance in referring applicants who you know are of good character, possess excellent work ethics,

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Jamaican Games - The Good Ole' Stuff

I was ready a little book called Jamaican Games & Riddles that brought back some really wonderful memories. It reminded me of some of our most fun games

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Best Jamaica Calling Card? Check Out These Deals

Do you have friends or family members living in Jamaica whom you would love to talk to more often? Check out these exciting Jamaica calling card options

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No Casinos In Jamaica Please

I was a very young girl when I left Jamaica 55 years ago. Having been back numerous times. To coin a phrase...the more things change the more they remain

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Jamaica Don't Need Casinos- No No No!

Jamaica don't need Casinos, what Jamaica needs to do is get back into forming get back our sugar cane. God bless us with such beautiful farm land with

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Fun Jamaican Words - Discover their Meanings and Origins

Discover the Meaning and Origin of Some Fun Jamaican Words

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Airline Tickets to Jamaica - How To Find The Best Deals

How to Get the Best Deals on Airline Tickets to Jamaica

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First Class Housekeeper/Cook Required In Montego Bay

Small family in Montego Bay requires the services of a first class housekeeper who is an expert in the following duties: 1. Washing

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How To Help Jamaican Kids get School Lunches

QUESTION: Hi, I'm writing to ask for advice and information. I have a business and would like to donate a portion of every sale to help provide school

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Jamaica Online Support Agents Needed

CXChelp.com; - an emerging educational services provider and regional educational content publisher, is seeking to revitalize its online operations Caribbean-wide.

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Why was Marijuana made illegal in the first place?

Why was Marijuana made illegal in the first place in Jamaica? For a very long time ...up to forty years ago the benefits of marijuana has been known,

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Hair Loc (Lock) Salons in Negril Jamaica

QUESTION: Hi I will be in Negril 3/14- 18 for my birthday. Wanted to have my locs (locks) done or maintained. Do you have any ideas on where to go or

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Jamaican Dress - Its Forms, Formats and Functions

The typical Jamaican dress code reflects the tropical warmth of the island, coupled with its western influences

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How to Make Jamaican Braids - Cornrow style!

Here is how to make Jamaican braids - cornrow style, plus a bit of history lesson too.

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Marie Atkins, Former Mayor of Kingston & St. Andrew

Famous and Notable Jamaicans: Marie Atkins Mayor Marie Atkins was the 3rd female mayor for Kingston & St. Andrew, Jamaica and is the longest serving

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Jamaica's Reggae Gospel Music Artists

Love Good Gospel? Love Good Reggae? You'll love Jamaica's Reggae Gospel Music. Meet the makers.

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How To Get Internet Access in Rural Jamaica

QUESTION: I plan to be in a rural district in Westmoreland, Jamaica for just under a month in March 2014. There will be electricity on the property by

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Companion Caregiver/ Housekeeper (Live In) Needed in Jamaica

February 2014: This position is in Kingston Jamaica and is available immediately!!!! __________________________________________________ I am in search

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name of poem and author - Good Morning Teacha

QUESTION: I would like to know the name of a poem . I only know the first line which goes something like this - Good mawnin teacha How is yo my name is

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Jamaican Travel Stories - Feedback And Travelogues from real visitors to Jamaica

Our visitors share their Jamaican travel experiences- real people, real experiences!

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How To Jamaica - How To Do Anything 'Jamaican'

How To Jamaica - A Reference On How To Do Anything 'Jamaican'

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Hi.. i like your website very much!

QUESTION: Hi. i like your website very much. I was wondering about how the income is paid .. is it through a bank. also i saw a 90 days money back guarantee...

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How To Speak Jamaican - A Simple Introduction

Here is how to speak Jamaican - a very simple but insightful introduction.

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Good Morning Teacher (aka New Scholar) - Jamaican Poem by Louise Bennett

NEW SCHOLAR By Louise Bennett from Speech Anhology, JCDC 2011. Good mahnin, Teacher — ow is yuh? My name is Sarah Pool. Dis is fi-me li bwoy Michal An

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Wise Women's Club of Montego Bay host Country FunDay

The Wise Women's Club of Montego Bay invites you to the 5th Annual Wise Women’s Country FunDay Fundraiser on March 9, 2014. Again, all proceeds will

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Universities In Jamaica - What The Top Jamaican Universities Offer

What the top universities in Jamaica have on offer.

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Help Me Answer Questions About Jamaica

Need your help to answer questions about Jamaica

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Things To Do At Bluefields Bay, Jamaica

Hello my wife and I are heading to Bluefields Bay on Valentine's Day. So was there for the week. Can you give me any advice on the area things to do nearby.

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Jamaica Money Transfer Services - The Best Ones

Looking for a credible and efficient Jamaica money transfer dealer? Here are some credible options.

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MiYard Resort Negril - Basic but very comfortable

I always stay at Miyard Resort on One Love Drive, Negril. The owner Delroy Johnson has four rooms and one cottage (with full kitchen) that are very affordable.

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cost to support a family in Jamaica

QUESTION: How much would it cost to support a family of three, mother and 2 children, monthly, or yearly? Depending on life style I would like to compare

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Appreciate Jamaica

The best thing is to set apart the positive from the negative. I love my little Island Jamaica so much so that if am away from it for more than a few months

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field trip to learn about the plant system in Jamaica

QUESTION: I am a teacher at the Southborough Primary School in St. Catherine. We are desirous of taking a group of children on a field trip to learn about

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