Go-Jamaica, Jamaica's Portal to the World
Weekly Newsletter
Issue #46, May 28, 2004
sponsored by Super Plus Food Stores

Welcome to Go-Jamaica's newsletter. This week we are featuring:

  • Go-Local Jamaica – Calico – What Is This Young Man Up To.
  • Men On A Mission
  • Euro Finance - Cash, Trade and Treasury Management in the Caribbean
  • Web hosting @ Go-Jamaica.com
  • Caribbean –media.net: Media Workers Under Threat.
  • Jamaica Star – Chuck Fender & The Dancehall Business.
  • Youthlinkjamaica – Aisha Sings Into Soul
  • Go-Jamaica Client Showcase – Featured Client: Jamaican Heritage.
  • Gleaner Photo Gallery Online

Go-Local Jamaica – Calico – What Is This Young Man Up To

Vibrant, captivating and phenomenal are just few of the words that can be used to describe the lyrical style Calico. Born Jason Borland of Havendale, Kingston, Calico a one time student of Wolmers Boys High has always been passionate about music, especially dancehall. In a recent interview with the up and coming artist he shared his journey through the music industry. To find out more about this talented young artiste click here http://www.golocaljamaica.com/entertainment/artisiteprofiles/calico.htm and then have your say in the forum http://www.golocaljamaica.com/forum.php

Men On A Mission

What is real masculinity? Does it look anything like what the Bible says it is? What's standing in the way of bonding between fathers and sons? Why are there so many reports of male clergy falling into sexual temptations? What is the role of men in our society?

These are some of the topics to be examined on May 29, when The Gleaner's Mind and Spirit publication presents "Men on a Mission", a one-day conference to look at issues affecting men in society and men in the church. Men, from across the island will meet between 9 a.m. — 3 p.m. on May 29 at the Family Church on the Rock, Clifton Boulevard in Kingston. To register for this event click here http://www.jamaica-gleaner.com/pages/menonamission/

Euro Finance - Cash, Trade and Treasury Management in the Caribbean

This year Eurofinance brings “Cash Trade and Treasury Management in The Caribbean to Jamaica. The conference will take place at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Montego Bay from Tuesday 15th June to Wednesday 16th June. For more details log on to www.jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/efg

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

Caribbean –media.net: Media Workers Under Threat.

The Media Workers’ Association of Grenada (MWAG) views with grave concern the recent attempts by Government to intimidate the local media.

MWAG is deeply concerned about the threat of legal action against media houses for broadcasting or
publishing the contents of a press conference held by the Opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) recently

For more information click here http://www.caribbean-media.net/articles/article275.htm

Jamaica Star Chuck Fender & The Dancehall Business.

Since the late '90s, the dancehall business has seen an explosion in the number of producers plying the trade. Many pundits see it as the demise of the genre, while others see it as bringing more creativity to it. Chuck Fender has mixed views where this is concerned.

"When it is better for the business, is when these new producers can bring in more youths into the business and more ideas," he explains. "They have to be putting out good things or it don't make any sense."

According to Fender, jumping into the business for a quick buck can never be the best way to do things. To read more click here. http://www.jamaica-star.com/thestar/20040526/ent/ent2.html .Have your say in the forum http://www.jamaicastar.com/cgi-bin/yabb/YaBB.pl

YouthlinkjamaicaAisha Sings Into Soul
She is the songbird behind Anthony B's current single hook line 'Someone Loves You' that has been receiving tremendous airplay on local and international radio stations. A past student of Immaculate Conception High School, Aisha Davis is becoming a household name. To find out more about this talented lady click here. http://www.youthlinkjamaica.com/artiste.html
Gleaner Photo Gallery Online
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… http://www.discoverjamaica.com/gallery/


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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.

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.

Client ShowcaseFeatured Client: Jamaican Heritage.

Go-Jamaica is pleased to introduce to you a series of books by Anthony Johnson that are intended to help us understand our Jamaican Heritage. Find out more about Kingston in his book entitled CITY OF KINGSTON SOUVENIR. This book was commissioned to mark the anniversary of its Royal Charter. It is a collector’s dream with 200 pages of colour pictures and facts of the Caribbean’s most interesting and beautiful city. Delicately cloth bound, embossed in gold, it must adorn your coffee table.

Or find out more about Jamaican Scientists in GREAT JAMAICANS BOOK II SCIENTISTS. This book outlines the achievements of 6 great Jamaican scientists – child nutritionist Cicely Williams, cattle-breeder T.P. Lecky, nuclear physicist Gerald Lalor, pond-fish developer A.J. Thomas, plant geneticist Paula Tennant and the great 19th Century naturalist, Richard Hill.

For more information about other books available by Anthony Johnson log on to http://discoverjamaica.com/aj/

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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