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Jan 24, 2020

Building a house in Jamaica - What are the costs?

QUESTION: Can you tell me the price of a bag of cement in Jamaica and also the price of 6,8,10 and 12 inch block please. I would appreciate it. Thank you

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Jan 24, 2020

23 Primary Forts In Jamaica & Where They Are Located

What were the major forts in Jamaica? And where are they located? I now present you a list of the primary Jamaican forts here at the time of their fortification

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Jan 24, 2020

Jamaican Folk Tales | The Genesis & Purpose Of Jamaican Folklore

Where did it all begin? What's was the purpose? Here's the truth behind Jamaican folk tales

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Jan 23, 2020

MyFather’sWorksJamaica - You're Home! | Top-Ranked B&B on Jamaica's SouthCoast

Looking for a vacation home? Here’s a quaint, Booking.com 9.5 rated, three bedroom country house- with modern amenities nestled at the foothills of

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Jan 22, 2020

How to safely buy weed in Jamaica?

How to safely buy weed in Jamaica? || Answered by Aneisha Dobson If you have done a Google search on Jamaica, I’m almost certain that you may have come

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Jan 22, 2020

Meet Aneisha Dobson, Associate Writer At My-Island-Jamaica.com

Chances are you already read at least one of her articles here. But who is she? I now introduce you to Aneisha Dobson, my Associate Writer here at

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Jan 21, 2020

Magical Ricks Cafe Jamaica | In Pictures & Video!

Voted one of the 10 best bars in the world & a must-visit place before you die, Ricks Cafe Jamaica is surely a bucket list item. I have it in pictures & video!

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Jan 20, 2020

Historic! New Port Royal Cruise Port Welcomed It's First Cruise Ship!

The wet conditions didn't prevent the excitement as the new port royal cruise port welcomed it first cruise ship (Jan 20, 2020)

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Jan 19, 2020

What did the Spanish bring to Jamaica?

Answered by Aneisha Dobson, Associate Writer Inspired by the prospect of finding vast wealth and riches in the New World, the Spanish sailed from Europe

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Jan 19, 2020

Jamaica Question & Answer Forum! - Please Ask, We'll Answer

Do you have a question? Please don't me shy. Go ahead and ask, we'll be sure to answer - free of cost.

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Jan 18, 2020

141 Tourist Destinations In Jamaica | The BEST Things To Do In Jamaica

It took great effort, but I now present you the 'cherry list' - the best attractions and tourist destinations in Jamaica! And even better, I list them by Parish

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Jan 17, 2020

12 BEST Places to Visit in Jamaica | Must-See Places To Go in Jamaica

What are the best places to visit in Jamaica? I HAVE them! I consider these to be the most exciting, the most fun and enthralling attractions in Jamaica.

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Jan 17, 2020

Negril's Calico Jack's Pirate Shack | Rare Gem Found | Top Attraction

Negril's Calico Jack's Pirate Shack was a treasure found! Clearly one of the must do attractions in Negril. I have pictures as well as video to share with you.

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Jan 16, 2020

Jamaican Clothes | Frequently Asked Questions About Jamaican Clothing

What kind of clothes do they wear in Jamaica? Do Jamaicans wear dashikis? These questions, and more about Jamaican clothes,are answered in this special feature.

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Jan 16, 2020

Jamaican Travel Story | Back Numerous Times

I used to live in old Harbour as a boy. My Grandpa was a Anglican minister in old harbour, St. Catherine. I love going back home next month with my wife,

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Jan 15, 2020

The Jamaican Cuisine | An Exciting Potpourri Of Cultures

Simpson boasts, Jamaican cuisine gone abroad! And she is right! But from whence it came? What's special about Jamaican food and its culinary delights? Read on.

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Jan 15, 2020

Building Defects | How to Identify Hidden Defects In A Home

How do I know if my new house has building defects? Here's house to identify the hidden defects in your home

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Jan 15, 2020

Liguanea Art Festival 2020 | Jamaica's Largest One Day Art Show

It is considered Jamaica and the Caribbean's largest one-day art show with over 100 artisans featured. And Marllyn is anxious! She wants to know when

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Jan 14, 2020

Places Named After Marcus Garvey - Jamaica's First National Hero

The black internationalist, he has the esteem of Jamaica's first national hero. Here now are 22 notable institutions and places named after Marcus Garvey.

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Jan 14, 2020

List Of Caribbean Islands - 26 Of The Over 7000 Islands On Record!

Did you know that a complete list of Caribbean islands is well over 7000? Here however, are the ones we recognize as countries.

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Jan 13, 2020

Jamaica Adventures Travel Buddies

Jamaica Adventures Travel Buddies (JATB) is a fresh new travel consultant venture based in the United States, but operates solely in Jamaica. It is

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Jan 13, 2020

Jamaican Baby Names | Popular Names for Jamaican Girl & Boy babies

What are the choicest Jamaican baby names? Who are they chosen? Here's a list of the most popular, with a little history and background.

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Jan 13, 2020

Places Named After Alexander Bustamante

One of the architects of modern Jamaica, his venerable name lives on in many form. Here now are 13 institutions and places named after Alexander Bustamante.

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Jan 13, 2020

How Much To Build A House In Jamaica? And Who Can Be Recommended?

Its a topical question we get, 'How Much To Build A House In Jamaica?' Today I answer that question and also provide recommendation.

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Jan 11, 2020

Jamaican Folklore | 53 Shockingly Common Jamaican Folk Tales & Beliefs

When we talk about Jamaican folklore, many think all of history. Here are 53 traditional Jamaican folk tales and beliefs that are still practiced by many today.

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Jan 11, 2020

Sharks In Jamaica? This Might Surprise You!

Are there Sharks In Jamaica? If so, what kind of sharks in its Caribbean waters? What is the truth about Caribbean sharks? We have the answer here.

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Jan 10, 2020

30 Most Popular Jamaican Surnames - Is Your Last Name Listed Here?

What's your surname? Is it one of the most popuplar? Here are the 30 most popular Jamaican surnames - as well as an explanation of the historical context.

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Jan 10, 2020

The Riverside At Alligator Pond -Secluded, Unspoiled, Fun Attraction

Rustic, Unspoiled, Secluded, Fun - are perhaps some of the best adjectives to describe the Riverside, our new found attraction - in Alligator Pond, Manchester

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Jan 10, 2020

Major Rivers in Jamaica | Names, Length & Location of Jamaican Rivers

Here's a list of the major rivers in Jamaica - their names, location and even their sizes.

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Jan 09, 2020

21 Amazing Waterfalls In Jamaica | The Must See Jamaican Waterfalls

This is the first in its kind! Finally, here as list of the top 21 waterfalls in Jamaica .The must visit Jamaican waterfalls on your next vacation.

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