Go-Jamaica, Jamaica's Portal to the World
Weekly Newsletter
Issue #43, April 2, 2004
sponsored by Super Plus Food Stores

In This Issue...

  • Pieces of the Past Colourful Characters - Jamaica's Birds
  • " Jamaica Star - United At Last: Bounty Killa & Beenie Man
  • Web Hosting @ Go-Jamaica.com
  • eCommerce @ Go-Jamaica - Crazy Legs Exotic Furniture
  • eCommerce @ Go-Jamaica- The Gleaner Photo Gallery
  • " Youthlinkjamaica.com - I am not mature enough for him!
  • " Go-Jamaica Client Showcase - Featured Client: Beach House Villa.

Pieces of the Past Colourful Characters - Jamaica's Birds

'Doctor Bud a cunny bud, hard bud fe dead'
­ Jamaican folk song.

IN JAMAICA, many birds, like the Doctor Bird, are endowed with spiritual significance. Many, like the owl, are considered symbols of the dead as well as messengers between spirit worlds. The Tainos, the first Jamaicans, who used bird feathers in ceremonial headdress and body decorations, called the doctor bird the 'God' bird, because they considered it to be the reincarnation of dead souls.

For the full article and many more historical accounts logon on to http://www.jamaica-gleaner.com/pages/history/

Jamaica Star - United At Last: Bounty Killa & Beenie Man

"ALL A WHO glad fi see Beenie Man and Bounty Killer pon the same stage hand inna di air!"

Those were the words from which signed what looked like the new peace treaty between Bounty Killer and his age-old nemesis Beenie Man early on Sunday morning.

As soon as Beenie Man uttered the words at minutes after 5 a.m., Rockfort's Mineral Spa erupted into a euphoric series of gunshots mixed with passionate screams of pleasure from the massive crowd… Read more and have your say at http://www.jamaica-star.com/thestar/20040329/ent/ent1.html

Web Hosting @ Go-Jamaica.com

Go-Jamaica offers customized Web development and hosting. Our team of developers will provide you with Internet Solutions that will meet your specific needs. We will power your Web site with the best hosting solution on the market. If your needs are basic or complex, we will provide the service and skills you need at an affordable price.

Our plans make it possible for everyone to have a Web presence. We will make it easy for you to create your own Web page, have your own email account, and establish your online presence. GO-JAMAICA will help you from your basic ideas and concept to the finished product.

At GO-JAMAICA, we are positive that with the right planning, development, and marketing, we will be able to reach your target audience. Log on and see http://www.gojamaica-host.com

eCommerce @ Go-Jamaica - Crazy Legs Exotic Furniture and

Unique, one of a kind furniture made from field dried, naturally etched, extremely hard durable pimento wood. Hand made, hand polished, easy care. Fabric will vary.
View and purchase at http://www.discoverjamaica.com/shop/crazylegsfurniture/

eCommerce @ Go-Jamaica - The Gleaner Photo Gallery

Good News. The Gleaner has decided to market its wonderful pictures that so elegantly capture pieces of Jamaica's past and present online. Take a look at the gallery at just some of the historic moments the Jamaica Gleaner has captured over the decades. If you do not see the picture you are looking for the Gleaner Library will find it for you. To see more click here…

Youthlink Jamaica : I am not mature enough for him!

Dear Counsellor: I am not mature enough for him!

AM 18 years old and I have a boyfriend who is 19 and attending college. We have been together for over a year but recently he has been acting as if I am not mature enough for him. I do not like his attitude. What should I do about it?

Read what the Counsellor has to say to this young woman here… http://www.youthlinkjamaica.com/dearcounsellor.html and then have your say in the forum http://youthlinkjamaica.com/cgi-bin/Ultimate.cgi?action=intro


Flowers and Gifts

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.

Featured Villa: : Villa Bella, Christiana

Experience at Villa Bella the broad stroke of nature's best palette--birds, exotic flowers and brilliant sunsets. Savour fresh mountain air. Unwind on the breezy, wrap-around verandah and enjoy the landscape as well as a meal. Snuggle into an armchair in the airy sitting room and read a novel or stroke the cat. Attention-craving dogs will soon appear, making you feel aright at home. Order from a tempting menu of local and cosmopolitan fare in the cozy dining room. Sip a drink in the cool shade of the covered terrace and contemplate the distant hills.
For more information log on to http://www.discoverjamaica.com/gleaner/inns/bella.html

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.

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

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