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Hi, Here's your My Island Jamaica Digest #013!
May 31, 2008

Welcome to publication #13!

Issue #13: May 2008


  1. Introduction

  2. Did you Know?

    Insightful and intriguing Jamaican facts and trivia.

  3. The Latest from Jamaica!

    1. Trains will roll again in three years!
    2. US$16 Billion Investment for Trelawny!
    3. The Hurricane Seasons Begins Tomorrow!

  4. The Latest on!

    1. The new My Island Jamaica Forums!
    2. FREE directory listings -only a few days to go!
    3. New and insightful pages!

  5. Features!

    1. How to find out the owner any cellphone!
    2. A Case Study you cannot miss!

  6. Summary!




This issue is an exceptional one.

It is coming at a time when the website is celebrating some significant milestones- from significantly increased traffic generation to greater website rankings and earnings. I am also getting a lot more feedback from my visitors, thanks to the forums [more about the forums below].

And as usual, there is always something big happening here in Jamaica. There is the concern of increased violence, more political cass-cass, and the plan to totally transform Trelawny.

Of course, it's not possible to capture them all, so I'll try to give you a nice summary.

By the way, I have something special in the 'Features' section below, so please don't miss it! So without saying anything else...

...lets get the ball rolling!


Did you Know?


  • ..That the highest point in Jamaica is the blue Mountain Peak, towering at 7,402 feet above sea level?

    On a clear day with clear skies, the outline of the island of Cuba can be seen clearly from there.

  • ...that one John Leyden, a Scotsman, brought the first car to Jamaica?

    He brought it to the parish of St. Elizabeth.

  • ...that Kingston formally became the capital of Jamaica in 1872?

    Prior to this, Sante Jago De La Vega, now known as Spanish Town in St. Catherine was the capital of Jamaica.

Now you know.

Don't miss the entire collection of Intriguing facts about Jamaica here.


The Latest from Jamaica!


  1. Trains will roll again in three years!

    The minister of transport and Works, Mike Henry said that the Chinese government is prepared to provide 85 percent of the required funding to revive the railway industry, through a loan to the Jamaica Railway Corporation,

    More in this JIS Article.

  2. US$16 Billion Investment for Trelawny!

    "The parish of Trelawny is set to benefit from a myriad of upscale tourism projects over the next 10 years valued at a cost of more than US$16 billion..." Full story here.

  3. Hurricane Seasons Begins Tomorrow!

    It starts June 1 every year and predictions are that is will be another active season this time. Lets hope we are not greatly affected. Read this Gleaner article for more.

Bookmark this link and keep on top of the very latest news from Jamaica.


The Latest on


  1. The new My Island Jamaica Forums!
    The NEW and exciting My Island Jamaica forums is a free service I provide for my readers. Everyone is invited to join in- including you.

    You don't need a member login or even have to go through any registration process. It's free, fun, and easy to do!

    Click Here to hop over and the current discussions. And please add your voice to the discussions as well.

  2. FREE directory listings! -only a few days to go!

    For a very short time, I am giving away a few free listings in our unique business directory.

    If you have a business that fits in our theme, make sure you submit your listing request asap. Vist the special offer page for details.

  3. New and insightful pages!

    Over the last four weeks, I've created quite a number of exciting and informative pages, quite a few of them are still listed in the blog, don't miss them, take a peek at them here.

If you haven't done it as yet, make sure you subscibe to the Blog and stay on top of the very latest changes or additions on this website.




  1. How to find out the owner any cellphone!

    Dean, a fellow Jamaican living overseas, has been profitably promoting this amazing little product on his site for a while. Of course it fits right into his website theme, but it's ours to use as well.

    If you REALLY want to find out who exactly owns that number you have been curious about, this will tell you. Click here an try it!

    By the way, this is Dean's site- Do you notice any similarity with mine?

    ...That was the same layout I had a few months ago.

    Dean is one of the many persons who has been inspired because of my sbi story and who has gone on to create his own success story.

  2. A Case Study you cannot miss!

    I continue to receive great commendations about this website, online and off.

    And to everyone who ask me how I did it I proudly tell them my SBI story. The truth is though, there are thousands of other successful SBI'ers who have not been able to keep quiet either.

    Although full of humility, we are all proud of our achievements because of SBI.

    This is Elad's story, please take a quick peek, it will worth your time. Make sure you don't miss the link ("Ultimate 2008") either, it is his most special adventure of all!

    Conclusion, SBI does change lives!



If you haven't started telling others about the site, please do so now.

Click this link to do so.

They will certainly thank you for the insightful information, and of course the site will also benefit from increase popularity as well. Thank you.

Talk to you later!


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