Go-Jamaica, Jamaica's Portal to the World
Weekly Newsletter
Issue #78, August 16, 2006
sponsored by Super Plus Food Stores

Welcome to the Gleaner Online Weekly Newsletter

In this issue:
  • Interesting Bits : Birds in the House
  • Go-Jamaica: See, Meet and Talk to the Miss Jamaica Contestants.
  • Pieces of the Past - A fascination with football
  • Hospitality Jamaica - Scotchie's jerk centre expands
  • Sangsters' Books Stores - Miss Lou's Books
  • Business Directory
Interesting Bits : Birds in the House

This week we stumbled upon this story in the Jamaica Star. This story, 'Birds in the House', could easily speak to being in harmony with the environment but you can decide.

"Leebert Todd was shocked when he found a hummingbird's nest in a bamboo plant in his living room. He was even more shocked when he found eggs in the nest and later saw the bird teaching its chicks how to fly in his kitchen and living room".

Read the full story at http://www.jamaica-star.com/thestar/20060810/news/news4.html

Go-Jamaica: See, Meet and Talk to the Miss Jamaica 2006 Contestants.

It is that time of year, when the Miss Jamaica Contestants come and visit us here at Go-Jamaica. We are more than happy to welcome them, after all they can be a source of relief for tired eyes.

Join us online at http://go-jamaica.com/chat and see live video of the contestants while talking with them in our chat room.

You can also see pictures and profiles of the Miss Jamaica 2005 contestants at http://www.go-jamaica.com/chat/missja2006.htm

Pieces of the Past: A fascination with football

Fascination with Foorball"Football is truly the world's sport. It is played in every nation on earth by more than 300 million people. It is the number one sport in the majority of countries and it also attracts the largest number of spectators. Football is also a major global industry complete with multimillion-dollar player contracts, lucrative merchandising and high earning teams."

Read more about this, at and other interesting "Pieces of the Past", that chronicles Jamaica's history, at http://www.jamaica-gleaner.com/pages/history/

Hospitality Jamaica - Scotchie's Jerk Centre Expands

Scotchie's Jerk Centre"A renowned eating place, which made its way into the hearts of jerk lovers worldwide, Scotchie's is the joint where recently resigned co-host of ABC's 'The View', Star Jones, made known her preferred Jamaican eatery." The full article is to be found at http://www.hospitalityjamaica.com/

Every 2(two) weeks, Hospitality Jamaica brings you the best articles on Jamaican Hospitality.

Miss Lou's Books at Sangster's Book Store

Sangster's Books Store still has copies of Miss Lou's works, Get them now.

Jamaica's cultural icon might have died but her good works live on. Purchase copies of her work from Sangster's Books Store (http://sangstersbooks.com/) and keep the memories alive. Some of the works available are:

Lawd … Di Riddim Sweet - US$16.00 *,Aunty Roachy Seh - US$13.00 *,Anancy & Ms. Lou - US$11.00*,Jamaica Labrish - US$14.00*,Selected Poems - US$13.00*

* -Prices do not include shipping and handling.

For more details http://sangstersbooks.com/.

Go-local Jamaica Giveaway
Play any one of our two(2) online games and win prizes from Go-Local Jamaica.com

Tell us the meaning of the Jamaican proverb and you could win free movie tickets courtesy of Palace Amusement.

You can also be the winner of one of our great prizes if you can identify a photo in our photo competition. http://www.golocaljamaica.com/giveaways/

Jamaica Gleaner Business Directory : Get Listed and Get Found

The Online Jamaica Gleaner Business Directory serves as an easy guide to business in Jamaica. We currently have hundreds of listings and your listing will increase the range of services listed.

Contact our sales representatives at 932-6073, 932-6270 or 932-6137 and get listed and found today. http://www.go-jamaica.com/business/


Upcoming Chats

a) Miss Jamaica World Contestants

b) Anthony Cruz - Jamaica Star Artiste of the Month

Upcoming Features

Jamaica's Scholarships Database On-Line


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