Go-Jamaica, Jamaica's Portal to the World
Weekly Newsletter
Issue #59, January 25, 2005
sponsored by Super Plus Food Stores

Welcome to the Gleaner Online's bi-weekly newsletter.
This week we are featuring:

  • Villas Around Jamaica - Beachcomber Club
  • Sportsjamaica.com -Jamaican Sports Celebrating Jamaican Excellence
  • Go-localjamaica.com - Valentine Winners
  • Jamaica Gleaner: - Archives Online
    Ecommerce Works With Go-Jamaica.com: Featured clients Stennett Ilustrations and Jamaica Rediscovered.

Villas Around Jamaica: - Beachcomber Club

A moment so beautiful, the promise of many such moments at the Beachcomber Club. Located on Negril's beautiful 7 mile beach.

Whether you're single, a couple or a family, it's time to will your worries to us. To make our secret world your own. And to open yourself to discovery the Jewel of Jamaica. For information on this Jamaican asset click here: http://www.beachcomberclub.com/

Sportsjamaica.com: Jamaican Sports Celebrating Jamaican Excellence.

Sports Jamaica is dedicated to bringing you all the information on what's happening in Jamaican sports plus information on Jamaican sportsmen and women.
Sports Jamaica will carry sports stories, scores, records and all you need to know need. For more information on all of Jamaica sporting activities click here: www.sportsjamaica.com http://www.sportsjamaica.com

Go-localjamaica.com: Valentine Winners

Well thanks to the many hundreds of you that participated in our competition this year. It was good to know that so many of you were able to answer the questions posed correctly. However, we could only have one winner and one runner up and they are featured on

If you were not lucky enough to win this competition later this month we will be launching out "Giveaways Competition". Remember you have to reside in Jamaica to win.

Ecommerce Works With Go-Jamaica.com: - Take your business online with Go-Jamaica.com
This week we are featuring: Stennett Ilustrations and Jamaica Rediscovered.

Errol Stennett is a renowned artist whose illustrations are revered and sought after around the region. He currently has online a limited number of original prints handmade and printed on medium weight acid free paper. These prints are individually signed by the artist.
View some of his prints at http://www.discoverjamaica.com/shop/stennett.html
Jamaica Rediscovered showcases the work of photographer Dr. Kai Meng Lui. Dr Lui has online three CDs featuring the Orchids of Jamaica, the parish of Portland and the parish of St. Thomas.
Some of the CDs are in the form of a slideshow and movie. For more information on this product click here http://www.discoverjamaica.com/shop/lui.html


Flowers and gifts

New Music Mixes

Now you can listen to some of the country's most popular dancehall, calypso and reggae mixes at http://www.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
Programme Hosts: Derrick Jones with Yvette Rowe & Hamlin Grange

Programme Description: As Power 106FM works to achieve its objective of giving Jamaicans their first 24/7 all-talk radio station, Good Evening Jamaica was developed to provide quality news programming that would appeal to Jamaicans at home and in the diaspora. Starting on air on January 17, 2005, Good Evening Jamaica provides major news, sports and weather along with current affairs ranging from politics and science & technology to business and the arts. The Gleaner/Power 106 Radio Newscentre that has correspondents in Kingston, London, Toronto, New York and Miami produces the news content of the programme enabling the features in the programme to also adapt an international outlook.

About the Hosts: Chief Anchor Derrick Jones is an attorney-at-law for more than 40-years, Honorary Consul for Sweden in Jamaica, a partner at the law firm Myers Fletcher & Gordon and a board member of numerous companies.
Her accent tells of her British training, but Co-host Yvette Rowe has made her name in broadcast journalism mainly in Jamaica. She is a lecturer and award winning broadcast journalist and producer with a track record in radio and television production across the region.
Before being appointed a member of the Toronto Police Services Board Hamlin Grange was a press reporter and managing editor, television news anchor and host and community activist. He is cofounder of ProMedia International, which sponsors the annual Innoversity Creative….

Programme email: power106@cwjamaica.com

Telephone nos: In Jamaica, 968-4901- 3, 1-888-991-4072
Intnl Toll-free line courtesy of People's Telecom Ja Ltd: 1-866-LINK-106 (1-866-5465-106)

Client Showcase – Featured Clients

Prospect Estate is located in Western Jamaica and comprises 298 acres of land now in sugar cane production. Research at the nation's archives in Spanish Town, reveals that the property was patented in 1963 by John Breeding who was one of the early settlers to the island of Jamaica. The early cultivators of the property planted sugar cane and this crop has been in continued production for the past three hundred years.

In 1784, Williams Bligh of "Bounty" Fame Acting as Captain of the ship Lynx carried sugar from Prospect Estate to England. Captain Bligh gained notoriety as a result of the famous Mutiny of the Bounty. This expedition to the South Seas involved the transportation of hundred of breadfruit trees and other and other exotics from the island of Tahiti to Jamaica.

The cane lands amounting to two hundred and seventy-eight acres is for Sale going price US$700,000.

For a closer look at this amazing property visit www.prospectestatejamaica.com http://www.prospectestatejamaica.com

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