Go-Jamaica, Jamaica's Portal to the World
Weekly Newsletter
Issue #61, March 14, 2005
sponsored by Super Plus Food Stores

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

  • Villas Around Jamaica: - Cannon Villas & Silver Palms
  • Jamaica Star.com - It Started With A Smile
  • VMBS Boys and Girls Championships on Go-Local Jamaica
  • Go-localjamaica.com - Splash Aqua Aerobics
  • Jamaica Gleaner: - Archives Online
    The Gleaner Online Your Online Solution: Featured clients Mid Island Car Rentals and Honey Bun.
Villas Around Jamaica: - Cannon Villas & Silver Palms

Cannon Villas and Silver Palms are nestled in a private and quiet area of Mammee Bay between St. Ann's Bay and Ocho Rios in St. Ann, the garden parish of Jamaica. This sheltered location provides guests with the options of visiting the attractions, like the famous Dunn's River Falls, the Ocho Rios Straw Market, duty-free shops, restaurants, nightclubs and all the fun and entertainment of the North Coast resort town of Ocho Rios, or you can just enjoy the privacy and solitude of your own villa, townhouse or apartment with the beach just a short stroll away. www.silvercannon.com

Jamaica-Star.com: It Started With A Smile.

It started with a smile and five shillings, but no one knew, not even their parents, that Lucienda and Clifford Blackstock's relationship would span four decades of love and devotion.
The couple, both originally from Rock District in Mocco, Clarendon, now live in Palmer's Cross, Clarendon. They told THE STAR that while they knew each other from in the community, it was on a sunny June afternoon along a lane in their community that their love sparked. Read the full story here:

VMBS Boys and Girls Championships on Go-Local Jamaica
Get the latest update on VMBS Boys and Girls Championships at http://www.golocaljamaica.com/champs/
Go-localjamaica.com: Splash Aqua Aerobics

Exercise has always been the main focus when one begins to consider good health. Now everyone is familiar with getting up early in the morning to go jogging, walking on treadmill or afternoons at the gym. One woman anxious to offer something different has started another form of exercise for those interested - Splash Aqua-Aerobic Fitness Club.
Former officer of the Jamaican Defence Force, Tessa Lewin served for eight years with the force and attained the rank of captain. With her love for physical fitness and the urge to make exercise much easier Tessa started an aqua-aerobic programme. Click here for the full story http://www.golocaljamaica.com/readarticle.php?ArticleID=4179

Jamaica Gleaner: Archives Online
This month the Gleaner Company Ltd placed its vast newspaper archives dating back to 1834 on the World Wide Web.

By simply logging on to Gleaner.newspaperarchive.com, a visitor to the site will be able to enter a search term and within seconds, receive a listing of Gleaner publications over 171 years.

If a person registers, for a fee, the actual printed page will be displayed and made available for download, printing or email. The rates for the service are US$7.95 per day, US$29.95 per quarter and US$49.95 per year.

Remember this website is your gateway to searching and reading antique newspapers online.

Ecommerce Works With Go-Jamaica.com: - Take your business online with Go-Jamaica.com

The Gleaner Online Your Online Solution: - This week we are featuring: Mid Island Car Rental and Honey Bun.

Located in the middle of the Island. Mid Island Car Rentals have been working to solve the problem of transportation for our visitors wanting to see the Island.
This family run business is built around your needs. If you want to be picked up at the airport and taken to Mandeville or its surrounds we offer that. You can also stop worrying about the cost? We have cars to rent at prices you can afford. Just check our rates by simply clicking here… http://www.netsearchjamaica.com/midislandcarrentals/

"Tis the month to be Jolly" Oh no its not! Oh yes it is. EASTER is almost upon us, and its time to dive into that delightful Jamaican combo of "Bun and Cheese". Does anyone satisfy our needs better than Honey Bun? They intend t to spoil you this Easter with their range of delicious, mouth watering, buns, pastries and so much more. Click here to see just how www.honey-bun.com


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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