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Nov 29, 2021

Black Sapote | The Chocolate Pudding Fruit

by Sheree-Anita Shearer | Associate Writer See Also: 10 Most Loved Fruits In Jamaica Nature never ceases to amaze me! The flora and fauna in Jamaica are

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Nov 28, 2021

Jamaican Guide to Christmas Gifts | Top 10 Gifts for Christmas

by Sheree-Anita Shearer | Associate Writer See Also: Christmas Shopping In Jamaica - 11 Awesome Tips One of the most stressful things about Christmas

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Nov 27, 2021

11 Signs It's Almost Christmas in Jamaica

by Sheree-Anita Shearer | Associate Writer See Also: Christmas in Jamaica The Fun & Exciting Jamaican Christmas Traditions Photo: Decorated Christmas

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Nov 26, 2021

Christmas Shopping In Jamaica - 11 Awesome Tips

by Deon Clarke | Associate Writer See Also: How Do Jamaicans Celebrate Christmas? | 10 Special Events In The Holiday Season 'Tis the season to be jolly!

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Nov 26, 2021

Christmas In Jamaica | 12 Must-Haves At A Jamaican Christmas Dinner

by Sheree-Anita Shearer | Associate Writer See Also: How Do Jamaicans Celebrate Christmas? | 10 Special Events In The Holiday Season Photo: Family Dinner

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Nov 25, 2021

Do Jamaicans Celebrate Thanksgiving?

by Deon Clarke | Associate Writer See Also: Christmas in Jamaica The Fun & Exciting Jamaican Christmas Traditions Photo: Wellesly's Special Family Dinner

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Nov 25, 2021

How Do Jamaicans Celebrate Christmas? | 10 Special Events In The Holiday Season

by Sheree-Anita Shearer | Associate Writer See Also: 11 Signs It's Almost Christmas in Jamaica Photo: Christmas Tree Lighting in Sam Sharpe Square Christmas

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Nov 23, 2021

How To Order Groceries Online In Jamaica | Top Five Errand and Ecommerce Businesses In My Opinion

by Sheree-Anita Shearer | Associate Writer See Also: Tasteful Jamaican Gifts and Souvenirs Shopping online has become a significant part of our lives

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Nov 23, 2021

Black Friday Sale In Jamaica - What To Expect

by Deon Clarke | Associate Writer See Also: 11 Signs It's Almost Christmas in Jamaica There is no doubt, Jamaicans love to shop, shop and shop, even if

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Nov 21, 2021

Key Tips to Rearing Rabbits in Jamaica - Shamari's Rabbitry Farm

by Sheree-Anita Shearer | Associate Writer See Also: Plants and Animals in Jamaica Another Intriguing Aspect of Our Country Recently, we caught up with

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Nov 20, 2021

Pictures of Jamaican food - Lip Smacking, Delectable Food From Jamaica

Need a quick reminder of some of our top favourites? Here are some alluring pictures of Jamaican food. CAUTION! They will make you dribble.

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Nov 19, 2021

How To Recover Your Jamaican National Insurance Scheme (NIS) Number

Summary: Good day, I worked at KPH for 12 years as a nurse. I lost my NIS number and cannot get my pension. I am living in the USA. Please help. RESPONSE:

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Nov 19, 2021

Jamaican Climate | The Weather & Climate of Jamaica By Month

When should you visit Jamaica to have the best weather? Here's what you really need to know about the Jamaican climate during the year

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Nov 19, 2021

The National Gallery of Jamaica

by Sheree-Anita Shearer | Associate Writer See Also: Museums in Jamaica The Best Galleries To Visit Museums are a very vital part of learning the history

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Nov 19, 2021

Updated Curfew Hours In Jamaica | Bye Bye Lockdowns!

It is getting better folks and so we have more relief after another 3 weeks of relaxed measures. Here now is the very latest curfew hours in Jamaica today.

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Nov 17, 2021

10 Interesting Facts About Lisa Hanna - Jamaican Beauty and Brains

by Deon Clarke | Associate Writer See Also: Our Amazing Performance History In Miss World & Miss Universe Pageants Lisa Hanna is no doubt a very popular

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Nov 17, 2021

14 Things Jamaicans Get Stereotyped For - Are They True?

by Sheree-Anita Shearer | Associate Writer See Also: Nope, We Do Not Like That! - 11 Things Jamaicans Dislike Photo: Jamaicans Celebrating with our

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Nov 16, 2021

9 'Scriptures' Jamaicans Think Are In The Bible But Aren't

by Sheree-Anita Shearer | Associate Writer See Also: Major Jamaica Religions What & Who Are They? Photo: The Holy Bible Jamaica is a very religious,

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Nov 14, 2021

Dancehall’s New School – 10 Jamaican Dancehall Artistes Making Waves Right Now

by Kay Grant | Associate Writer See Also: 7 Best Jamaican Dancehall Videos Of All Time Dancehall is enjoying a welcomed resurgence in the music industry,

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Nov 13, 2021

Nope, We Do Not Like That! - 11 Things Jamaicans Dislike

by Kay Grant | Associate Writer See Also: 30 Classic Jamaican Quotes & Proverbs Timeless Words To Live By! Photo: Jamaicans Celebrating with our Flag

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Nov 13, 2021

The New School – 10 New Artistes Making an Impact on Reggae Music in Jamaica

by Kay Grant | Associate Writer See Also: Top 10, Most Influential Jamaican Artistes In My Opinion Photo: Rising Reggae Star Koffee Celebrating Her

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Nov 12, 2021

10 Most Popular Jamaican Proverbs With Translations and Meanings

by Kay Grant | Associate Writer See Also: 21 Short, Funny & Timeless, Jamaican Sayings & Proverbs The Jamaican populace is most certainly a colourful

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Nov 11, 2021

10 Popular Jamaicans Born In The Month Of November

by Deon Clarke | Associate Writer See Also: Top 30 Most Famous People From Jamaica The True World Beaters Photo: Oliver Samuels - Jamaican Comedian,

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Nov 11, 2021

Why Jamaicans Love Star Fruit - 9 Amazing Health Benefits

by Deon Clarke | Associate Writer See Also: 10 Most Loved Fruits In Jamaica Photo: Ripe and Juicy Jamaican Starfruit Fruits, fruits, and more fruits!

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Nov 09, 2021

MS The World Makes Historic Arrival In Jamaica

by Deon Clarke | Associate Writer See Also: Major Cruise Ship and Cruise Ports in Jamaica November 7, 2021, will go down in history as the date when

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Nov 06, 2021

All About Jamaican Jerk | The History of Jerk in Jamaica

by Deon Clarke | Associate Writer See Also: Taste The Real Jamaica Try Authentic Jamaican Jerk! Photo: Jamaican Jerk Chicken Vendor In Sav-La-Mar When

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Nov 04, 2021

Lighthouses in Jamaica

by Sheree-Anita Shearer | Associate Writer See Also: Tourist Attractions in Jamaica Photo: Negril Point Lighthouse, Westmoreland Lighthouses are majestic

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Nov 02, 2021

Karena Gayle, Montego Bay High Student, Cops 12 CSEC Distinctions

by Kesha Stewart | Associate Writer See Also: What is High School Life Like in Jamaica? Photo:Karena Gayle at her Graduation Photoshoot Imagine crowning

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Oct 30, 2021

10 Interesting Facts About Revivalism In Jamaica

by Deon Clarke | Associate Writer See Also: Revivalism in Jamaica Photo: Revival Church Service in Jamaica Spirits, angels, arch-angels, ancestors,

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Oct 30, 2021

The Effects of Religion on Jamaica's Society

by Deon Clarke | Associate Writer See Also: Major Jamaica Religions What & Who Are They? Photo: Christian Church Service - New Irwin Moravian Jamaica

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