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Sep 16, 2021

Fun Facts and World Records About Jamaica | Sports, Music, Culture and More!

by Sheree-Anita Shearer | Associate Writer See Also: Info On Jamaica? Here's A Quick Summary For You Jamaicans are known for their confidence and patriotism

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Sep 15, 2021

Religion in Jamaica

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

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Sep 15, 2021

Major Cruise Ships and Cruise Ports in Jamaica

by Deon Clarke | Associate Writer See Also: What Days Do Cruise Ships Dock in Jamaica? When Did the First Cruise Ship Come to Jamaica? It is unclear

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Sep 14, 2021

15 Health Benefits and Uses of Rosemary in Jamaica

by Deon Clarke | Associate Writer See Also: Traditional Jamaican Bush Teas Oldie But Still Goodie! What is Rosemary? Rosemary (Rosmarinus Official) is

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Sep 14, 2021

Mental Illness in Jamaica

by Deon Clarke | Associate Writer See Also: Health Profile of Jamaica It is often said that there is a thin line between sanity and insanity. Whenever

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Sep 14, 2021

Is there voodoo in Jamaica?

Answered by Aneisha Dobson, Associate Writer Jamaica is known for having more churches per square mile than any other country in the world. So, the thought

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Sep 13, 2021

Electricity in Jamaica

Photo: JPS Electricity Pole by Deon Clarke | Associate Writer See Also: How to apply for electricity in Jamaica? Dark Times How times have changed!

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Sep 12, 2021

Jamaica's National Anthem | 10 Facts

See Also: The Jamaican National Anthem & Pledge Photo: Jamaica's National Flag by Deon Clarke | Associate Writer Each citizen of a country should take

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Sep 11, 2021

Family Trip to Portland, Jamaica

My family and I hail from Montego Bay Jamaica. We are interested in taking a trip to Portland and spending a few days or a weekend there. Being in Portland

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Sep 10, 2021

Bird Watching in Jamaica | 10 Places You Must Visit

by Deon Clarke | Associate Writer See Also: The Jamaica Hummingbird Beautiful, Graceful, Dutiful Have you ever taken the time to just stop and look at

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Sep 10, 2021

Vegan in Jamaica? No Problem!

Photo: Charlestown Maroons Vegetable Stew by Kesha Stewart | Associate Writer See Also: Coeliac on Vacation – How to Eat Gluten Free In Jamaica Sweetsop

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Sep 09, 2021

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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Sep 08, 2021

14 Must Visit Places in Jamaica by Parish

by Deon Clarke | Associate Writer See Also:The Best & Most Popular Tourist Attractions in Jamaica Travelling gives you the opportunity to experience

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Sep 07, 2021

10 Amazing Facts About Port Royal, Jamaica

by Deon Clarke | Associate Writer See Also: Alarming Facts On The History Of Port Royal Jamaica Port Royal, a city of intrigue, riches, plundering, privateers,

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Sep 07, 2021

The Seaport Town of Falmouth, Jamaica

by Sheree-Anita Shearer | Associate Writer See Also: Falmouth Food Tour There are many reasons to include Falmouth in your island tour. Today we share

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Sep 06, 2021

Immunization in Jamaica – Did You Know?

by Deon Clarke | Associate Writer See Also: A Health Profile of Jamaica - An Overview Are you a Jamaican? Have you been fully immunized? Do you know

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Sep 04, 2021

The Jamaican $5,000 Bank Note – Facts and Features

by Deon Clarke | Associate Writer See Also: Jamaica Bank Notes In Circulation Today What would you do with $5,000 right now? I bet you could think of

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Sep 04, 2021

How long does it take to send a barrel to Jamaica?

How long does it take to send a barrel to Jamaica? || Answered By Aneisha Dobson, Associate Writer Most Christmas themed movies usually involve children

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Sep 03, 2021

Very Latest Curfew Hours In Jamaica

It changes quite often, depending on the current state of the covid19 here, here now though is the very latest curfew hours in Jamaica today.

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Sep 03, 2021

10 Popular Jamaican Proverbs

by Deon Clarke |Associate Writer See Also: Jamaican Sayings & Proverbs As a child, I often heard my grandmother and mother say to me “Fyah deh a muss-muss

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Sep 03, 2021

Lee "Scratch" Perry - The Reggae Icon

by Sheree-Anita Shearer | Associate Writer See Also: How Did Bob Marley Impact Jamaica? Some names are synonymous with Reggae and the success of the

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Aug 31, 2021

How Much For A Bag Of Cement In Jamaica?

How Much For A Bag Of Cement In Jamaica? RESPONSE: by Wellesley The average price for a bag of cement in Jamaica today is $1,204.44 JMD. That's approximately

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Aug 29, 2021

Colonial Architecture of Jamaica – 5 Amazing Facts

One quick question, can you think about doing a piece on the colonial architecture of Jamaica? Reason I am asking this is that I am in a middle of a paper

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Aug 28, 2021

What is the Safest Resort in Jamaica?

by Deon Clarke |Associate Writer See Also: Safety in Jamaica What is the safest resort in Jamaica? Great question! If I was visiting Jamaica especially

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Aug 28, 2021

Montego Bay or Ocho Rios - Which is Better?

by Deon Clarke | Associate Writer See Also: Montego Bay Jamaica The Tourist Capital Of Jamaica For this question, I will let you be the judge! Whether

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Aug 26, 2021

Lover's Leap, Jamaica

Photo Credit: https://jakeshotel.com by Sheree-Anita Shearer | Associate Writer See Also: Welcome to Black River Jamaica If you love a good romantic

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Aug 24, 2021

Does Jamaica Allow Vaccinated Tourists?

by Deon Clarke | Associate Writer See Also:Can I Travel to Jamaica After Recovering From Covid-19? So, you are fully vaccinated and you want to visit

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Aug 23, 2021

Staying at Multiple Resorts in Jamaica During Covid – Is it allowed?

We are looking forward to our upcoming trip to Jamaica on October 21. I understand that once in Jamaica, we must stay within our resilient zones. But we

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Aug 23, 2021

How to Live in Jamaica for Six Months

by Sheree-Anita Shearer | Associate Writer See Also:Moving to Jamaica from Africa Here is a scenario. After visiting Jamaica a few times you’ve fallen

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Aug 20, 2021

Best Places for Snorkling in Jamaica

Hi, I have never been to Jamaica. We like to snorkel and I am asking for advice what area to stay? Also, is it necessary to go all-inclusive or are there

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