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Fall in Romance - Jamaica: Accommodations and Activities

Keep the romance burning on the island of One Love. Newly-weds and longtime lovers will find Jamaica to be the haven they have been looking for to celebrate their love. Escape to a place of exotic and seductive scenery that will only complement your love affair. Relax together; dine together, adventure together…

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Added by CShout1 on October 10, 2014 at 10:14pm — No Comments

Where to Stay: New Hotels in Jamaica

If one thing is certain about Jamaica, it’s that you can find a diverse selection of accommodations across the island that not only fulfil your needs but exceed expectations. Within the past two years, hoteliers have added to Jamaica’s esteemed collection of resorts as well as renovated and…

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Added by CShout1 on September 5, 2014 at 10:28am — No Comments

Jamaica Focus: Kingston....So much to see and do!!!!

However you arrive on our island you can always find your way to Kingston which is considered the Heartbeat of the country. Wherever you are from or whatever your budget is, there is something for you to do in our capital city. Here are the Top 5 elements that should be a part of your visit to…

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Added by CShout1 on August 1, 2014 at 9:54am — No Comments

Jamaica Focus: 5 Must Visit Museums and Galleries in Jamaica

Aside from its legendary beaches, stunning vistas, vibrant nightlife and wide array of delectable delights Jamaica is also celebrated for its rich culture. The island has numerous repositories of artistic treasures that display everything from exuberant folk art, prints, paintings, and…

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Added by CShout1 on December 12, 2011 at 7:06pm — No Comments

Where to Stay: Frenchman’s Cove Resort, Jamaica

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Added by CShout1 on July 13, 2011 at 3:15pm — No Comments

Jamaica Focus: Where to Stay! Jake’s Treasure Beach

For decades, Jamaica’s south coast has been the haunt of discerning travelers – wooed by its understated ambiance. It’s your turn to experience precious island treasures off the beaten track. From waterfalls to safaris, peppered shrimp to curried lobster, the South Coast is an eclectic retreat; complete…

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Added by CShout1 on July 13, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Jamaica telecoms sector gets fibre optic boost



KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thursday February 17, 2011 – Prime Minister Bruce Golding has welcomed the landing of a 1,840 km, high speed fibre optic submarine cable linking Jamaica, Cuba and Venezuela, and sees it as strengthening the national capacity to participate in…

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Added by CShout1 on February 20, 2011 at 11:17pm — No Comments

Russian company to restart Jamaica operations



MOSCOW, Russia, Thursday February 17, 2011 – UC Rusal, the world’s largest aluminium producer, has decided to restart the operations at the Windalco-Kirkvine Works Plant in Jamaica from July.

The company said the investment cost of the resumption of operations…

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Added by CShout1 on February 20, 2011 at 11:13pm — No Comments

CaribShout Country Focus: St. Maarten

Collectively known as St. Martin, the island was named by Christopher Columbus during his second voyage in 1493. Although Columbus claimed the island for Spain, there is no evidence that the explorer ever landed here. Over the years, like most islands in the West Indies, St. Martin became a pawn in the great…

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Added by CShout1 on February 16, 2011 at 7:32pm — No Comments

Grenada, a Year Older but a Much Wiser and Determined Nation



As the country he leads celebrates the 37th anniversary of its independence, Tillman Thomas, Grenada’s Prime Minister, struck a note of optimism as he looked to the short and medium terms.



“Yes, 2011 can be a good year for Grenada. The focus for the country is on economic growth this year,” was…

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Added by CShout1 on February 7, 2011 at 4:36pm — No Comments

U.S. opens the door further on travel to Cuba



For the second time since taking office, President Obama eased restrictions on travel by Americans to Cuba. The relaxed rules are scheduled to take effect by the end of this week.

The…

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Added by CShout1 on January 30, 2011 at 2:32pm — No Comments

Trinidad Focus - St James Sec celebrates 50 years



With violence, youth delinquency and teacher absenteeism on the rise in many schools throughout the country, the students of St James Secondary have been called upon to actively pursue their school’s motto to “Set Standards High” and strive for excellence. On Wednesday, students, past and present, as well as…

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Added by CShout1 on January 26, 2011 at 10:37pm — No Comments

Excerpt: 'American Uprising'



On the night of January 8, the rain continued to come down. Water coursed along the wood roofs of the slave quarters, drowning their staccato voices with streaming, rushing noise.  Twenty-five dark faces…

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Added by CShout1 on January 20, 2011 at 5:10pm — No Comments

US students enjoy pan



Nineteen students from Delaware University in the United States were given a formal reception last Wednesday, by Deputy Mayor of Arima, Patricia Cedeno-Metivier, who welcomed them at the Arima Town Hall. The students are in this country…

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Added by CShout1 on January 18, 2011 at 8:30pm — No Comments

The disappearing woman

Imagine finding a gorgeous statue at an antique store; a woman, carved in soft sandstone, so beautiful you bust your budget, take it home, and set it in the garden.

The rain falls, the wind blows, the sun shines and moss grows.  Time and erosion take their toll. Then one day you realise that she’s changed so much you can hardly remember what she used to look like.  You love her anyway, so there she stands, just a shadow of her former…

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Added by CShout1 on January 18, 2011 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Canada announces over $90M worth of projects to help Haiti







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Added by CShout1 on January 11, 2011 at 11:20pm — No Comments

I’m a pan lover



Former National Calypso Monarch Denyse Plummer is declaring her love affair with the steelpan—the national musical instrument of T&T—like never before. The multiple National Calypso Queen credits her rise as an entertainer to her association with the only acoustic musical instrument…

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Added by CShout1 on January 9, 2011 at 9:38pm — No Comments

Jamaica prepares to construct first artisan village



KINGSTON, Jamaica, Friday January 7, 2011 – The northwestern parish of Trelawny is poised to be the site for the construction of Jamaica’s first artisan village. 

Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett said the village will be established on lands which…

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Added by CShout1 on January 9, 2011 at 9:35pm — No Comments

Jamaica's 2011 Reggae Film Festival



With a tradition established over three years since inception by the Jamaica Film Academy, the Reggae Film Festival…
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Added by CShout1 on January 6, 2011 at 1:57pm — No Comments

Ancient Jamaican Birds Clobbered Rivals With Clubbed Wings



By Mark Brown, Wired UK

Paleontologists at Yale University have discovered that a prehistoric bird with club-like bludgeons for hands likely used its powerful wings to beat up monkeys, snakes and…

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Added by CShout1 on January 5, 2011 at 9:59pm — No Comments

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