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What is Jamaica Day about?

I’m a born Jamaican, I’m a son of the soil, I love the sea, I love the sun, Lord I love this land -- “Born Jamaican” by Stanley and the Astronauts

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Are Jamaican marriages legal in the U.S.A?

Are Jamaican marriages legal in the U.S.A.? The answer is Yes! Every country in the world has a marriage act which governs the institution of marriage

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Are Jamaican marriages legal in the U.S.A?

Are Jamaican marriages legal in the U.S.A.? The answer is Yes! Every country in the world has a marriage act which governs the institution of marriage

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Are Jamaican marriages legal in the U.S.A.?

Are Jamaican marriages legal in the U.S.A.? The answer is YES! Every country has a marriage act which governs the institution of marriage which is legal

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Most Feared Animals In Jamaica

Hi Wellesley, Thought about sharing this with your readers! You know there are some animals that, if you just mention their names, many Jamaicans would

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Jamaican Nurses Wanted In UK

Important Note: Regarding the nurses, as employers do sponsorships, the nationality is indifferent. We are currently seeking candidates to work nationwide

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Jamaican Yam? What Is That? (With Video)

Exactly what is a Jamaican yam? How is it cooked? Can diabetics eat yam? Is it like sweet potato? What are the health benefits? Can it be stored in the fridge? Read on to get your answers

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Which Jamaican Resort Is The Best?

Answered by Tracie Shortridge, Associate Writer With the tropical climate, the warm sea breeze, the miles of white sand beach, the beautiful flora &

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What Do They Wear In Jamaica?

by Tracie Shortridge, Associate Writer Jamaicans are very “colourful” people and perhaps the best way we show it is in our attire! Keeping up with the

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What Is the Weather Usually Like in Jamaica?

Answered By Tracie Shortridge Nestled in the warm waters of the Caribbean Sea is a beautiful tropical land of wood and water called “Jamaica”. Many

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What Do They Celebrate In Jamaica?

by Tracie Shortridge, Associate Writer Sing a-long with me … “Celebration time, come on… let’s celebrate!! There’s a party going on right here,

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Are Jamaica and the West Indies the same?

by Devin Saunds-Dunkley, Associate Writer Jamaica and the West Indies are not the same. Jamaica is actually an island in the West Indies. The West Indies

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Can Jamaica Get A Tsunami?

Photo Source: http://web.ics.purdue.edu by Devin Saunds-Dunkley, Associate Writer A few months ago, Jamaicans were thrown in a tail spin on the report

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Types Of Food Grown In Jamaica

Contributed by Tavoy Julal Many have come to know (and adore) Jamaica for our reggae music, our sporting legends, pristine white sand beaches and amazing

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Is Jamaica always hot?

by Aneisha Dobson, Associate Writer Although our scrumptious cuisines, unique culture, reggae music, sports and breathtaking attractions have made Jamaica

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Where Does Jamaican Accent Come From?

Answered by Tracie Shortridge, Associate Writer A Jamaican accent? What's dat? lol. I'm just kidding. An accent is simply the way you sound when you

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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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Where Is Jamaican Money Printed?

Answered by Tracie Shortridge, Associate Writer If you live here in Jamaica then, like me, you would have been using Jamaican money daily. But did it

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What's Jamaican Food Like?

Answered by Tracie Shortridge Close your eyes for a sec. Picture yourself sitting in the living room of a Jamaican friend – feel free to choose me if

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A Day At Turtle River Falls & Gardens

Originally Posted: May 31 2016 by Wellesley Gayle Yeah, it turned out to be a fun-filled and memorable day! My baby daughter (Aliana's) kindergarten

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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.  

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  1. What is Jamaica Day about?

    May 26, 18 09:23 PM

    I’m a born Jamaican, I’m a son of the soil, I love the sea, I love the sun, Lord I love this land -- “Born Jamaican” by Stanley and the Astronauts

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  2. Are Jamaican marriages legal in the U.S.A?

    May 26, 18 07:59 PM

    Are Jamaican marriages legal in the U.S.A.? The answer is Yes! Every country in the world has a marriage act which governs the institution of marriage

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  3. Are Jamaican marriages legal in the U.S.A?

    May 26, 18 07:48 PM

    Are Jamaican marriages legal in the U.S.A.? The answer is Yes! Every country in the world has a marriage act which governs the institution of marriage

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  4. Are Jamaican marriages legal in the U.S.A.?

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    Are Jamaican marriages legal in the U.S.A.? The answer is YES! Every country has a marriage act which governs the institution of marriage which is legal

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