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Jun 22, 2021

21 Fun Jamaica Trivia Questions For Kids

Kids, want to impress your parents, family friends and teacher? Here are 21 fun and interesting quiz type, jamaica trivia questions, with answers, just in time.

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Jun 19, 2021

Grand Palladium Hotel Review | Our 10th Anniversary Edition

My wife and I celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary here, yes at the beautiful Grand Palladium Hotel. Here are the highlights, in pics and video! Enjoy!

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Jun 16, 2021

What Is The Maximum working age in Jamaica?

Photo: Montego Bay Freezone Is there a government maximum age of 70 that you will not be allowed to work in private sector RESPONSE: by Deon Clarke

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Jun 15, 2021

Getting National ID In Jamaica | How Long Is The Waiting Period?

Sample Jamaica National ID Can they assign you an id number before you get the national ID card, Or do you have to wait the 3 months before getting an

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Jun 14, 2021

How To Find The Owner Of Land In Jamaica

Land At Barneyside, Westmoreland, Jamaica How can I find a land owner online in Jamaica? I want know who own a land I live on for more than five years

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Jun 12, 2021

How Healthy Is Breadfruit? Plus 10 Common Questions, Answered

How healthy is breadfruit? What does it taste like? Is breadfruit a fruit or vegetable? We answer these questions and more.

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Jun 11, 2021

VIDEO! Watch Me CLIMB and PICK fresh breadfruits

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This one WILL surprise you my friend!

Bet you didn't know that I could climb a 100ft tall breadfruit tree, and pick some lovely breadfruits?

Oh yeah! and in fierce winds! :-)

Here's the video premiere tomorrow at 10:00am Jamaica Time. "https://youtu.be/xK0mEHNttr8

Looking forward to seeing you!P.S. Remember to hit the 'Set Reminder'.

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Jun 11, 2021

Why Do We Have A Governor General In Jamaica?

Sir Patrick Allen - Governor General Of Jamaica Solid question from Wayne on the significance of the governor general here in Jamaica, in this time.

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Jun 09, 2021

Why Is Jamaica Called Jamaica?

by Aneisha Dobson, Associate Writer I would like to believe that you (if a non Jamaican) would have at least heard of our island Jamaica, right? Of

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Jun 03, 2021

When Is Hurricane Season In Jamaica?

by Devin Saunds-Dunkley, Associate Writer The hurricane season in Jamaica is between June 1 and November 30 each year. During this time we experience

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Jun 02, 2021

Alma Norman - Jamaican Poet

Why is there so little information online about the great Jamaican Poet Alma Norman? As far as I can remember, she wrote a collection of beautiful poems

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Jun 01, 2021

Hilarious and Hysterical Jamaican Jokes! Get Ready For A Good Laugh!

Join in the fun! Read hysterical Jamaican jokes - and even share your own!

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May 29, 2021

What is the cheapest time to go to Jamaica?

Answered by Aneisha Dobson, Associate Writer The mere fact that you are reading this article, means that you are probably looking to vacation here in

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May 29, 2021

Catching Crayfish In Jamaica | Unique & Fun Things To Do In Jamaica

How about watching me catching crayfish in Jamaica? Sounds interesting right? In have that and more in this traditional, fun and exciting Jamaican adventure.

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May 28, 2021

What are the requirements to become a Lawyer in Jamaica?

What are the requirements to become a lawyer in Jamaica? - Answered by Trevon Fletcher, Contributed In Jamaica, lawyers are governed by the Legal Profession

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May 25, 2021

A-KR Accounting

A-KR Accounting is an accounting enterprise providing tax returns filings with the Tax Administration Jamaica, accounting, bookkeeping, preparation of

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May 22, 2021

INSANE Crab Hunting In Jamaica | How To Catch A Crab In Morass

In this special article, I share highlights from my recent Crab Hunting In Jamaica adventure. It was an amazing experience learning how to catch land crabs!

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May 20, 2021

Can I Have Dual Citizenship In The US And Jamaica?

Answered by Isreal, Associate Writer Yes you can have dual citizenship between Jamaica and the USA. In fact, persons can also have dual citizenship

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May 18, 2021

Montego Bay City FAQ's | 17 Popular Questions, Answered

Jamaica Tourist Board calls it, The Complete Resort. Now prepare to expand your knowledge as I answer these frequently asked questions about Montego Bay city.

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May 18, 2021

Is September a good month to visit Jamaica?

Is September a good month to visit Jamaica? || Answered by Kadian Clarke, Associate Writer Ye it is! Certainly from my perspective, but there is a caveat.

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May 17, 2021

Where do you fly into Jamaica?

by Aneisha Dobson, Associate Writer When you think about Jamaica, your mind usually wanders off to beautiful sunsets, sandy beaches, scrumptious meals,

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May 14, 2021

Montego Bay vs Negril?

Montego Bay vs Negril, Which Is The Best Place To Vacation? Answered Bay Aneisha Dobson, Associate Writer Undoubtedly, both Montego Bay and Negril are

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May 13, 2021

Was there Slavery in Jamaica?

Was there slavery in Jamaica? || Answered by Kadian Clarke, Associate Writer Yes indeed! And I am still perturbed about

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May 12, 2021

What airport do you use for Negril Jamaica?

What airport do you use for Negril Jamaica? || Answered By Aneisha Dobson, Associate Writer Before I proceed, let me say that you made an excellent

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May 11, 2021

What currency is accepted in Jamaica?

What currency is accepted in Jamaica? || Answered by Aneisha Dobson, Associate Writer Great question! Money is always an important factor to consider

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May 10, 2021

National Housing Trust Jamaica -Contributions from abroad for NHT Benefits

QUESTION: I currently live in England & wanted to find out about the scheme whereby Jamaicans living overseas can now make NHT contributions. If so,

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May 08, 2021

Why do people migrate to Jamaica?

Why do people migrate to Jamaica? RESPONSE: by Wellesley Related: Important Tips For Returning Residents To Jamaica. The five (5) main reasons persons

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May 07, 2021

Amazing Jamaican Nutmeg | Facts, Uses, Benefits, Pictures & More!

You'd never known that Jamaican nutmegs were this good! Here's the review of my trip to Mass Busha in the hills of Jamaica where we explored this secret spice!

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May 07, 2021

What is the duty free allowance for Jamaica?

Marcia asked a very topical question, What is the duty free allowance for Jamaica?. The answer is $500USD but I expounded on the answer, as well as

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May 06, 2021

Is A Jamaican Marriage Legal in the USA?

QUESTION: Hello I want to know when the marriage takes place in Jamaica, is it legal in the United States? ANSWER: by Wellesley Gayle Hi Jo-Ann, Thanks

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