Welcome to the Gleaner Online Weekly Newsletter
| In this issue:
- Be Job Smart at Jobs mart as we speak with Justin Nam
- Client Profile: Whispering Bamboo
- Golocaljamaica: Brunch for Mom
- Pieces of the Past : Deadly superstitions
- Roving with Lalah : The life of a Sandy Bay vendor
- Web Hosting @ Go-Jamaica.com
|Be Job Smart at Jobs mart as we
speak with Justin Nam
you are looking for a job, career information and tips, you can
find it all at the Gleaner's JobSmart.
This week the Gleaner's Jobsmart co-ordinator, Amitabh Sharma,
speaks with Justin Nam of First Global Financial Services Limited.
"I studied in Campion College and got a Bachelor of Arts degree
from the University of Western Ontario, Canada where he majored
in Economics. Going abroad gave me a different perspective of things,
from adapting to the weather to fending for oneself. " For
more on his story visit http://go-jamaica.com/jobsmart/view_article_details.php?id=99.
There are over 100 listings for Job Vacancies in Jamaica and the
Caribbean, so visit http://go-jamaica.com/jobsmart/
|Client Profile: Whispering Bamboo
Bamboo is a serene blend of island beauty, is nestled in a secluded
area on the scenic south coast of Morant Bay. With brilliant sunsets
and a breathtaking view of the Caribbean Sea, it is the ideal place
for anyone seeking complete relaxation and rejuvenation, or a romantic
Fifteen charming air conditioned bedrooms equipped with private
bath, cable television and telephone. The deluxe suite offers a
private sitting room with love seat and an in room refrigerator.
For more details see http://discoverjamaica.com/whisper.html.
Do you have a villa or guesthouse? Talk to us and let us help you
get listed on discoverjamaica.com now. Tel: 876 932 6073
|Golocal Jamaica: Brunch for Mom
place winner of the Go-Jamaica Mothers Day Competition is Ms. Carla
Cushnie, a Customer Service Representative for Life of Jamaica.
Being an regular reader and visitor of the Go-Jamaica websites,
she took a chance and entered the Mothers Day competition and answered
the questions, which related to great Jamaica mothers....
|Pieces of the Past : Deadly
permeate many aspects of Jamaican life. Not surprisingly, the cultural
influence most often cited is African. What may be unrecognised,
however, is that the area with the strongest retention is death,
including burial practices.
Most of these beliefs are born out of fear of the unknown; fear
of what happens after death and how it can affect the living. These
actions are carried out because it is believed that they will protect
those left alive from the wrath of the spirit of the dead, known
colloquially in Jamaica as the duppy.
For the full article and many more historical accounts log unto
|Roving with Lalah : The
life of a Sandy Bay vendor
was talking at what seemed like lightning speed to the young man
sitting on the tree stump beside her. His eyes were droopy and he
looked like he was on the verge of sleep. But Sheena didn't seem
to notice or at all care.
Last week Robert visited Sandy Bay. See more at http://jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20070531/news/news1.html
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