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meet Helen, my German Jamaican friend (Ezine # 58)
May 31, 2012

Welcome to Publication #58!

Issue #58: May 2012

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Greetings again!

How is it going?

First thing first... Did you get YOUR copy of the Jamaica Insider Guide my friend?

If not, be sure to stop by and get yours at the 30% discount I'm offering you and my other ardent subscribers .

The code is: FriendsLaunch30. Do so now and come back here, I'll wait :-)

Secondly, I'd like you to meet Helen, my new German Jamaican friend! She has a deep passion for Jamaica and I'm loving it!!!

I also want you to read my review of Tapioca Village Resort. I was there earlier this month and thoroughly enjoyed it!

I also have information on Brian McKnight's return to Jamaica, the Ocho Rios Jazz Festival, The All Island Grill off, and a whole lot more!

So just stay with me for a few minutes OK buddy? I'll try to be brief :-)

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  1. Did you Know?

    Insightful and Intriguing Jamaican facts and trivia.

  2. The Latest From Jamaica!

    1. Big Hotel Discounts for locals
    2. Brian McNight Returns to Jamaica

  3. The Latest on!

    1. Meet Helen, the German Jamaican!
    2. The Jamaica Insider Guide Launched
    3. Tapioca Village Retreat

  4. Hot Upcoming Events In Jamaica!

    1. Ocho Rios Jazz Festival
    2. All Jamaica Grill Off

  5. Features

    1. Building a House In Jamaica

  6. Conclusion


Did you Know?


  • ......that Ortanique is unique to Jamaica and was propagated in the parish of Manchester. (

Well, now you know!

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The Latest From Jamaica!

  1. Big Hotel Discounts for locals

    "Jamaicans are being invited to take advantage of special discount packages being offered by some of the island’s premier hotels, attractions and other tourism stakeholders." Read on....

  2. Brian McKnight Returns to Jamaica

    "After a mesmerizing sold-out performance at the BB King Blues Club and Grill in Times Square last Saturday night, American soul superstar Brian McKnight expressed his delight at returning to Jamaica for Caribbean Fashionweek (CFW) in June." Full story in this Gleaner Article.

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The Latest on


  1. Meet Helen, the German Jamaican!

    I felt her passion, Helen truly loves Jamaica. In fact, she said she is a German Jamaica, but I call her 'Germaican' :-) Read here 'love story' here.

    And...please share your comments with Helen and I on this link.

  2. The Jamaica Insider Guide Launched

    As you know by now, I excitedly launched the Jamaica Insider Guide! Yes, it's out there and others are grabbing on to it. Have you gotten your copy though?

    If not, please be sure to get yours right now and apply the 30% 'FriendsLaunch30' discount code I have for you and my other ardent subscribers.

    Here's the link again:

  3. Tapioca Village Retreat

    Earlier in May, I was invited to Tapioca Village Retreat, a neat little resort retreat, tucked away in the hills of St. Mary. We had a ball! Here's my personal and honest review of the place, people and things :-)

  4. And lot's more, please check our Blog Page

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Hot Upcoming Events Jamaica!


  1. Jamaica Ocho Rios Jazz Festival

    The 22nd Annual International Jamaica Ocho Rios Jazz Festival kicks off in a few days here! Get the full scoop on their website.

  2. All Jamaica Grill Off

    "The sixth annual All Jamaica Grill Off competition is set for Hope Botanical Gardens in Kingston. The AJG has evolved into a new format, designed to attract Jamaica’s best recreational and professional grilling chefs for an elimination-style, winner takes-all competition to determine not only Jamaica’s King/Queen of the Grill, but also who will represent Jamaica at the American Royal Association’s Annual World Series of BBQ in October." Get a full synopsis in the JTB's website.

    AND, lot's more are happening in (and about) Jamaica, please consider bookmarking current events in Jamaica page, and keep on top of the very latest news and events.

    From there you can get the very latest news as well as information on the latest events and activities.

    Also, I am inviting you to send your feedback to these news stories, article or commentary.

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  • Building a House In Jamaica

    Shannon (from Bermuda) asked me a question recently. I provided her a very detailed response, but you might want to read it too. I think that you might just find it useful as well. Here's the Q&A.




Thanks again

It was good for you to be sharing all this stuff with me. How did I do?

I hope that it was insightful to you as it was for me.

You'll be hearing from me soon my friend.

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