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Sep 22, 2019

Pictures of Jamaican food - Lip Smacking, Delectable Food From Jamaica

Need a quick reminder of some of our top favourites? Here are some alluring pictures of Jamaican food. CAUTION! They will make you dribble.

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Sep 21, 2019

I luv Jamaica - and my dreadies

I luv Jamaica. I have visited 4 times already and would love to visit 4 more times, but I will be old and not financially well off but I will try to make

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Sep 21, 2019

Where can I buy pimento wood?

Its berries, its bark, its leaves and even its wood are premium products! Yes, that Jamaican pimento! Today's question is... yes, where can pimento wood

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Sep 21, 2019

What are the best resorts in Jamaica?

Jamaica Inn Hotel You are sold! You made a decision to vacation in Jamaica so now its a matter of the best of the best, right? Here we say, no problem,

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Sep 20, 2019

Where is the Pedro Cays in Jamaica?

Where is the Pedro Cays in Jamaica? || Answered by Aneisha Dobson, Associate Writer When I think about my country Jamaica, my mind often drift off to

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Sep 20, 2019

Is There A Walmart In Jamaica?

Did you know that Jamaica gets the majority of its visitors from the USA? Oh yes. But that inevitably means that our visitors come to expect much of America

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Sep 19, 2019

Miss Jamaica Marie Chance - in the 60's or late 50's

This question had great sentiments attached and I was excited to help. It was a child trying to find information about his/her mom, Marie Chance, who took

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Sep 19, 2019

What's the procedure to split a piece of land and obtain title in Jamaica?

The matter of land surfaced again, I think I'm been drawn to my calling :-) Anyway today's question relates to getting a property split (or should I

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Sep 19, 2019

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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Sep 18, 2019

Jamaican Doctor vs Barbadian Lawyer #BestJokes

Hold on to your seats, this is a thriller! My uncle Toney shared it with me recently. True or not true, I am not sure, but is is hilarious! A Jamaican

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Sep 18, 2019

What Is The Best Part Of Jamaica To Visit?

You are already sold on Jamaica. Yes, it might be the jewel of the Caribbean with its prestine white sand beaches, luxurious hotels, great food and fantastic

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Sep 18, 2019

Jamaica Road Tour Video Premiers NOW! || Join the rest of us here:

My sweetly anticipated road tour video is premieirinng at 11:30 JA time. Please click on the link and join the rest of us now.

Looking forward to seeing you :-)

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Sep 17, 2019

Fun Jamaica Road Trip -From St. James To St. Ann | In Pictures & Video

What was meant to be a simple family visit in rural St. Ann, turned out to be a fun Jamaica road trip! And I have it recorded -in pictures and video

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Sep 17, 2019

Why were free villages created in Jamaica? And Where Are They Located?

It's an important, but often forgotten, topic in our history, that's the purpose and background around the free villages in Jamaica. Well we just 'freed

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Sep 16, 2019

Work Ethic in Jamaica

This joke was shared with me by my 'ole' pal, Andrea Scott. The population of Jamaica is 2.7 million. 1 million are retired. That leaves 1.7 million

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Sep 16, 2019

How To Get A Bailiff In Jamaica?

Where can you find bailiffs in Jamaica and how can you get one to remove a squatter or perhaps even tennant, who is occupying your property illegally.

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Sep 15, 2019

Cost of cutting keys in Jamaica

Yes, we answer almost all questions about Jamaica from the best places to visit to yes, the cost of cutting keys! And that's the question we'll answer

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Sep 15, 2019

Jamaican visiting france, need a visa?

I have a Jamaican friend with Jamaican passport. He wants to visit me in France for 6 months. Does he also need a Visa? How long can he stay for? Thanks

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Sep 14, 2019

Congratulations | The Jamaica Recipe Contest Winners Are Now Posted

The fun Jamaica recipe contest has ended and we have the winners, all of six (6) of them. Here they are, and this is what they won.

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Sep 13, 2019

Where to stay in Jamaica for young adults?

Where to stay in Jamaica for young adults? || Answered By Aneisha Dobson, Associate Writer Trip Advisor, one of the most popular travelling and booking

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Sep 13, 2019

What are the Plains in Jamaica?

What are the Plains in Jamaica? || Answered by Kadian Clarke, Associate Writer Jamaica is blessed with abundantly amazing features of landscape and one

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Sep 12, 2019

missing item at customs in Jamaica

Wierd! That was my first thought when Wayne sent this question about a missing item at customs in Jamaica (via Facebook). Here is the question...

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Sep 12, 2019

Hurricane Gilbert In Jamaica 1988 - Memories & Facts

I was listening to our RJR this morning, on of the local radio stations in Jamaica and was reminded of the calamity brought on the island by the infamous

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Sep 11, 2019

Luxurious Sandals Montego Bay || A 5 five-star JA vacation experience!

Thanks to my team Jamaica friends, I took the opportunity to do a quick tour of Sandals Montego Bay and absolutely loved it! We have the pics & a video to show!

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Sep 11, 2019

Have YOU voted (by giving a LIKE) as yet? Remember the competition ends TODAY!

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The curtains will come down today on our exciting Jamaica Recipe Contest!

The judges spoke by selecting the TOP 10, leaving it to you, the public to select the final winner!

So please stop by and give a LIKE to the recipe you think should win.

The entrant will appreciate it and I will too :-) Thanks.

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Sep 11, 2019

I'm White, will I get shot in Jamaica?

Sarah didn't beat around the bush, the asked a question that I am getting the feeling is on the lips of many others, but hesitate to ask. It comes in

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Sep 10, 2019

Jamaican marriage by us citizens vacationing in jamaica

Another question about the validity of a marriage in Jamaica and also it's legality in the US again? I don't mind answering, I just wished that persons

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Sep 09, 2019

This Jamaican Instrument brought home to me? What is it called?

Riddle me this, and riddle me that... What has a wooden ball with beads or stones in it on a stick? Actually, I am just kidding :-) It is not a riddle

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Sep 09, 2019

Competent Service Technicians In Jamaica | Where Can I Find Them?

Another avid reader, Fitz, emailed me a question earlier about finding competent service technicians in Jamaica. I responded to him, but also got his

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Sep 09, 2019

Wheelchair friendly access in Jamaica?

Rich from San Diego, California is considering visiting Jamaica, but wants to know the status of wheelchair access in the island. What would you say

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  1. Pictures of Jamaican food - Lip Smacking, Delectable Food From Jamaica

    Sep 22, 19 10:07 PM

    Need a quick reminder of some of our top favourites? Here are some alluring pictures of Jamaican food. CAUTION! They will make you dribble.

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  2. I luv Jamaica - and my dreadies

    Sep 21, 19 09:31 PM

    I luv Jamaica. I have visited 4 times already and would love to visit 4 more times, but I will be old and not financially well off but I will try to make

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  3. Where can I buy pimento wood?

    Sep 21, 19 05:04 PM

    Its berries, its bark, its leaves and even its wood are premium products! Yes, that Jamaican pimento! Today's question is... yes, where can pimento wood

    Read More

  4. What are the best resorts in Jamaica?

    Sep 21, 19 04:57 PM

    Jamaica Inn Hotel You are sold! You made a decision to vacation in Jamaica so now its a matter of the best of the best, right? Here we say, no problem,

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