Go-Jamaica, Jamaica's Portal to the World
Weekly Newsletter
Issue #40, March 1, 2004
sponsored by Super Plus Food Stores

In This Issue...

  • Go-Local Jamaica - The Hottest Meeting Place For Jamaicans All Over The World!
  • Looking For A Gift For Your Mother, Wife, Daughter, and Friend?
  • Jamaica Star - Clearing The Air
  • Client Showcase - Featured Client: Caribbean World Magazine
  • Featured Villa -Villas Sur Mer,Negril Jamaica.
  • Power 106 FM - It's Charlie's Time now online

Go-Local Jamaica.com - The Hottest Meeting Place For Jamaicans All Over The World!

Hot topics this month include: Dreadlocks

"When somebody sees my dreadlocks they often ask me if I am a Rastafarian or the other famous question is am I doing it for fashion...well I thought I would take this opportunity to explain why I chose to wear dreadlocks

The first time I twisted my hair back in 1994 I did it because it was gangsta...It was then a fashion statement to me because I was a little gangsta rebel not knowing the consequences of half the things I did...but that didn't last cause Mom dukes kept nagging me, telling me it would make me an outcast in society... "

I did it again at a much older age in 1999...this time it was more then just a fashion statement but I still had no idea why I did it really…"

Click here to have your say and to browse other topics. http://www.golocaljamaica.com/forum.php

Are you looking for a gift for your Mother, Wife, Daughter, and Friend?

Go-Jamaica can help you find her a gift she will use, admire, appreciate and remember all year long. Choose from our wide array of products, which include flowers, perfumes, gift baskets, customized cakes, clothing, books, music and so much more. Click here to start shopping now. http://discoverjamaica.com/shop/

Jamaica Star - Clearing The Air

FOLLOWING COMPLAINTS FROM protesting radio listeners, the Broadcasting Commission is moving to stop certain songs from being played on radio.

The songs which 'bleep out' or 'scratch out' one or two words without changing the meaning of the song are the target this time.

In a letter to radio and television stations dated in January of this year, the Commission stated that they were addressing the songs and television programmes which were 'laced with sexual innuendoes' and which serve as 'virtual sex manuals'.

Read more and join in the online discussion here… http://jamaicastar.com/thestar/20040227/ent/ent1.html

Featured Client Profile: Caribbean World Magazine

Caribbean World Magazine is the first award winning comprehensive lifestyle magazine devoted to culture, lifestyle and travel in the Caribbean. It is the brainchild of publisher Ray Carmen and was launched 12 years ago with Lord Patrick Litchfield being the guest of honour at the World Travel Market.

It is published quarterly with Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter issues. It is a quality publication of 100 pages of glorious colour. Featured articles for this quarter include: Feeling Hot Hot Hot; Estates of Elegance - The Great Houses of Barbados; and Good Food in St. Vincent and The Grenadines.

For more information log on to http://www.caribbeanworld-magazine.com/


Chat with Mark Dawes

Upcoming Chat Sessions

March 4, 2004 6:00 pm EST
Mark Dawes

The man behind Mind & Spirit section of Gleaner. [more]


Do things the Go-Jamaica Way

Programme Name: It's Charlie's time

Programme Host:
Charles Hyatt

Programme Time: Sunday 8:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.

Programme Profile: After a hectic work-week… after an action-packed weekend… 'It's Charlie's Time'! For over 10 years, outstanding actor, theatrical director, emcee, comedian and broadcaster, Charles Hyatt has been bringing soothing, melodious, mature entertainment to radio listeners and now he's on Power 106FM. Charlie gives listeners a conservatory of comforting, wholesome entertainment.

About the Host: Charles Hyatt is most well known in Jamaica as a theatrical actor/comedian; however, he does have many other talents. Charlie has featured in the films 'A High Wind in Jamaica', 'Love Thy Neighbour' and 'Cool Runnings'. He was the original Early Morning Man when the Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation first went on air.

To tune in to great internet radio and for more information visit http://www.go-jamaica.com/power.

Go-Jamaica Store

Go-Jamaica StoreGo-Jamaica merchandise is now online. Gifts include trendy T-shirts for men & women, hats, caps, bags and of course the delightful cuddly toy. http://www.cafeshops.com/gojamaicastore

Featured Villa: Villas Sur Mer,Negril Jamaica.

Escape to Villas Sur Mer, the "Gem of Jamaica". Nestled atop the cliffs of Negril with a picture perfect view of the Caribbean Sea. You will want to stay forever.

These elegant villas truly capture the beauty of Jamaica, yours to discover. Villas Sur Mer. A priceless experience. You have your choice of any of our four luxury suites; two 1 bedroom suites and two 2 bedroom suites. http://www.villassurmer.com/

New Music Mixes

Now you can listen to some of the country's most popular dancehall, calypso and reggae mixes at http://jamaicastar.com/ruggedjams/ Every week we will bring you new mixes. Enjoy the music and remember to share it with your friends.


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