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The Windrush Generation - What Does It Mean? What's The Scandal About?

What exactly is the windrush generation? What does it mean? And what is all the fuss about? We answered but also disected it to provide a clearer understanding.

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2019 Labour Day Message by Prime Minister Of Jamaica, Andrew Holness

I woke up to his message on JIS and thought I'd share it with you as we celebrate Labour Day 2019 here in Jamaica. We have a proud and rich heritage to

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What NOT To Do In Jamaica - 18 Top Tips To Have A Memorable Vacation

Travelling or vacationing in Jamaica? Worried about making some costly mistakes? Lucky you... here are my top tips on what NOT to do in Jamaica.

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Montego Bay Marine Park, Friends Of The Park & Doctor's Cave Beach

Protecting the environment is even more important for us in Jamaica because we depend on tourism for jobs - economy inevitably grows when tourism does

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Jamaican Men - Any Good Ones Left? Oh Yes, meet this Double Amputee!

Real question... Are there any good Jamaican men left? Oh yes! And not an ordinary man either. Meet Winston Barr, double amputee, who is inspiring lives

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I made Jamaican steamed fish with okra, thanks

Wellesley: I am so excited to be a part of you page. I recently visited Jamaica and spent about 2 weeks taking care of business and doing some site seeing.

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Hanover Agricultural Show May 25, 2019

The Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) Hanover Association of Branch Societies (HABS), the pioneers for agricultural development and sustainability in

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Jamaican Smile Recipe - Where can I find it?

QUESTION: My husband & I went to Montego Bay for our honeymoon in May 2011. We stayed at the Sandals Resort and had a wonderful time. Jamaica is so absolutely

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Glenmuir '79ers Fundraising Dinner & Dance

The class that entered Glenmuir High School in 1979 is hosting a Fundraising Dinner & Dance on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at the School's Auditorium located

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Where did bob marley die?

Question: Where did Bob Marley die? Answer by W. Gayle Bob Marley died at Cedars of Lebanon Hospital in Miami, Florida on the morning of May 11, 1981

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Jamaican Salted Herring Recipe

While looking for recipes for salted herring and Solomon A Gundy showed up from this website. I actually bought package of smoked, salted herring in

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June Plum (Jew Plum) - Have It The Jamaican Way

June Plum was actually brought to Jamaica by Captain Bligh in 1782 - yes the same breadfruit man :-) But funny enough, this tangy tasting fruit is not

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Jamaican National Awards & Honours

The Jamaica National Awards & Honours program was established under THE NATIONAL HONOURS AND AWARDS ACT on July 18, 1969. This Act made it possible for

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Getting engaged in Jamaica - Is it really romantic?

QUESTION:I was wondering if is it really romantic to get engaged in Jamaica. ANSWER: by Wellesley Hi there Brent! Interesting question, but great timing

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Going back to Jamaica every year since

Growing Up I spend the first 17 years of my life in this wonderful country. I remember planting/selling callaloo and pak choy in / from my father's garden

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Joyful Learning is better learning

Report from: The Joyful Learning Seminar at the Knutsford Court Hotel, March 5. There have been many advancements in our collective understanding of brain

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requirements for internationals students studying in jamaica

QUESTION:Do internationals students need a student visa to attend colleges in Jamaica? ANSWER: by Wellesley November 27 Hello Kelly, In most cases,

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Beaches Resorts Welcome Autistic Children

Yes, indeed! Beaches Resorts Is Home To Jamaica's First Autism-Friendly Resort I was just reading it on the Beaches Resorts Website which is reporting

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(Video) Fun Jamaican Beach Day - Exciting Day At The Beach - With Pics

Want to relive (or get a feel of) an authentic Jamaican beach day experience? This is it.

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Honourable Louise Bennett-Coverley to be the next National Hero of Jamaica?

Jamaica is ready for another National Hero. The time is right. This is your opportunity to make this happen by signing this petition. A hero is a person

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A patriotic Jamaican who adores his culture, Wellesley has been using this medium to share what he calls 'the uniqueness of Jamaica with the world' - since April 2007.  

To date, he serves over 8,300 unique readers / viewers per day.

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  1. The Windrush Generation - What Does It Mean? What's The Scandal About?

    May 23, 19 10:35 PM

    What exactly is the windrush generation? What does it mean? And what is all the fuss about? We answered but also disected it to provide a clearer understanding.

    Read More

  2. 2019 Labour Day Message by Prime Minister Of Jamaica, Andrew Holness

    May 23, 19 10:11 AM

    I woke up to his message on JIS and thought I'd share it with you as we celebrate Labour Day 2019 here in Jamaica. We have a proud and rich heritage to

    Read More

  3. What NOT To Do In Jamaica - 18 Top Tips To Have A Memorable Vacation

    May 22, 19 02:43 PM

    Travelling or vacationing in Jamaica? Worried about making some costly mistakes? Lucky you... here are my top tips on what NOT to do in Jamaica.

    Read More

  4. Montego Bay Marine Park, Friends Of The Park & Doctor's Cave Beach

    May 21, 19 05:59 PM

    Protecting the environment is even more important for us in Jamaica because we depend on tourism for jobs - economy inevitably grows when tourism does

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