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Jul 19, 2019

James Bond Beach Jamaica (Pictures) - An Adventure In Waiting

Thanks to Lindsey, I made another unplanned, but timely, trek to the legendary James Bond Beach. Here are the pics

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Jul 19, 2019

Best Mineral Springs In Jamaica -A List Of Top Mineral Spas In Jamaica

You've heard about the wonders of the mineral springs in Jamaica right? No? Well here they are, the eight (8) most famous therapeutic mineral spas in Jamaica

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Jul 18, 2019

Cannabis Licensing Authority - Regulating JA’s Ganja & Hemp Industry

What is the role of the Cannabis Licensing Authority? What types of licences are regulated? Who are eligible? Get all the facts you need here.

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Jul 18, 2019

How to get an export license in Jamaica?

How to get an export license in Jamaica? || Answered by Aneisha Dobson, Associate Writer Brand Jamaica has a way of leaving you in a state nostalgia.

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Jul 17, 2019

Operations Manager Needed at Ascendancy Fund

Ascendancy Fund is an international fund that specializes in managing and servicing distress assets in the mortgage sector. We create solutions for our

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Jul 17, 2019

Buying A Car In Jamaica With Monthly Instalments

Where can I purchase a car in Jamaica and pay for it monthly for 5 years or less in Jamaica? ANSWER: by Wellesley Hey Iyele, Thanks a million again

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Jul 16, 2019

Distance between towns in Jamaica & Best Jamaica Distance Calculator

What's the distance between St. Ann's Bay and Runaway Bay? How far is Runaway Bay from Ocho Rios? ANSWER: by Wellesley Hey Richard, The distance between

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Jul 16, 2019

McBean's Project Management - Top Home Builders In Jamaica

Do you own development land, want to develop but lack the resources? Call us at McBean's Project Management (MPM) network. Telephone 876-540-7771 or

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Jul 15, 2019

The Culture Of Jamaica - Questions For A Project

Hello sir, I am currently working on a cultural anthropology project for my Socio / Anthro / Psychology course at school. I was lucky enough to find

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Jul 15, 2019

Jamaica Immigration Lawyers Or Consultants?

Stuart, from South Africa, asked yet another timely question? Where can he find (or who can provide) immigration requirements for permanent residence in

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Jul 15, 2019

Toots And The Maytals Rocked Nevada County, California

I've just learned that Toots And The Maytals is still at it! This time, rocking a World Music Festival in California! Well done gentlemen! According

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Jul 15, 2019

Jamaica Festival Songs - Popular (Winning) Songs Since 1966

The Jamaica Festival Song, also called the the Popular Song Competition, and before 1990, known as the Independence Festival Song Competition, first took

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Jul 13, 2019

Reggae Lyrics and Their Meanings

Greetings! There are many lyrics in reggae music that I don't understand. Many can be googled but would love to have a discussion place to learn more

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Jul 13, 2019

Jamaican Rastafarians and Tourist Women

The visitors and the Jamaican rastafarians, what is it about them. Tourist women seem to have a special adoration for Jamaican rasta men. What is it that

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Jul 12, 2019

MiYard Resort Negril - Basic but very comfortable

I always stay at Miyard Resort on One Love Drive, Negril. The owner Delroy Johnson has four rooms and one cottage (with full kitchen) that are very affordable.

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Jul 12, 2019

Colin A. Palmer, Jamaican Historian Dies At 75

Hey guys, I just ran into a news item from The New York Times where they reported that notable Jamaican historian and son of Lambs River in Westmoreland,

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Jul 12, 2019

A SLAP IN THE FACE! Jamaican Vacationer Said She Felt Humiliated When Airline Asked Her To Cover Up

In a trending news story, Dr. Latisha Tisha Rowe, an African American vacationer to Jamaica, was reportedly humiliated after was told she couldn't fly

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Jul 11, 2019

Jamaicans, Poem by Christine Laud

JAMAICANS by Christine Laud We are Jamaicans, and we are proud, We stand out in the crowd, Whether it is our dialect or our desire to succeed, We have

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Jul 11, 2019

I Welcome Your Comments

Every quite so often I get a commendation email, a thumbs up, a recognition, a kudos, or 'well done' message on this website. Click Here To Share Your

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Jul 11, 2019

How to get copies of wills and titles of property in Jamaica

QUESTION about: getting copies of wills and titles of property in Jamaica. Can you point me in the right direction? I need some help regarding property

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Jul 11, 2019

how to list a property for sale in Jamaica

QUESTION about: how to list a property for sale in Jamaica I want to sell my property in Jamaica (Petersfield, Westmoreland) but i cannot find the way

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Jul 10, 2019

The Mineral Spring in St. Ann

What an experience! When I was there in October of 2009, we went, not to the one you are referring to but the the one just west of Ocho Rios. -----------

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Jul 09, 2019

Weather in Montego Bay Jamaica - What Can I Expect During My Vacation?

What excatly is the weather in Montego Bay Jamaica like? Well on average, there is no bad weather in Montego Bay. Read More about what you can expect here.

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Jul 09, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Weekly Roundup

Jamaica Tourism Weekly Roundup - Week Ending July 7, 2019 Today, I'll share with you what I call 'The Tourism Round Up' for last week. As the name implies,

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Jul 09, 2019

Traveling to Jamaica since 1985

I have been traveling to Jamaica since 1985. My oldest son gave me a trip as a Xmas gift. I was scared almost to death mainly because I had never been

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Jul 09, 2019

Recruiter needed for sales company

WOULD YOU LIKE A FLEXIBLE JOB THAT ALLOWS YOU FREEDOM?? We are an established lead generation and telemarketing company seeking an experienced self motivated

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Jul 09, 2019

Mu uncle - Kenroy Smith from Wild Cane District St Ann

Kenroy Smith was about 15 to 17 years old at the time he left St Ann. Kenroy mother's name is Ms Moreen Smith, also known as Ms Plummi, and his father

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Jul 08, 2019

Top Attractions In St Mary Jamaica - Best Places To Visit In St. Mary

Looking for something off the beaten path? Away from the hustle and bustle of the city life? How about exploring some of the top attractions in St Mary Jamaica

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Jul 08, 2019

The History Of Banana In Jamaica

Did you know that Jamaica was the first commercial producer of bananas in the Western Hemisphere? Oh Yeah! It began in 1866 And did you also know that

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Jul 08, 2019

Top Jamaican Products, Services and Business Directory

For your convenience, here's a helpful list of local businesses and unique Jamaican products and services.

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  1. James Bond Beach Jamaica (Pictures) - An Adventure In Waiting

    Jul 19, 19 11:47 AM

    Thanks to Lindsey, I made another unplanned, but timely, trek to the legendary James Bond Beach. Here are the pics

    Read More

  2. Best Mineral Springs In Jamaica -A List Of Top Mineral Spas In Jamaica

    Jul 19, 19 11:34 AM

    You've heard about the wonders of the mineral springs in Jamaica right? No? Well here they are, the eight (8) most famous therapeutic mineral spas in Jamaica

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  3. Cannabis Licensing Authority - Regulating JA’s Ganja & Hemp Industry

    Jul 18, 19 10:45 PM

    What is the role of the Cannabis Licensing Authority? What types of licences are regulated? Who are eligible? Get all the facts you need here.

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  4. How to get an export license in Jamaica?

    Jul 18, 19 09:46 AM

    How to get an export license in Jamaica? || Answered by Aneisha Dobson, Associate Writer Brand Jamaica has a way of leaving you in a state nostalgia.

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