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Weekly Newsletter
Issue #100, June 26, 2007
Sponsored by Super Plus Food Stores

Welcome to the Gleaner Online Weekly Newsletter

In this issue:
  • Roving with Lalah : In London Part 2
  • Special Jobmart Story: Being young is a challenge
  • Advertiser Promo: CARIMAC Summer School
  • Hospitality Jamaica: Climate Change impact could devastate Tourism
  • Be Job Smart at Jobs mart : Interesting Job Titles
  • Jamaica Star Artiste of the Month of June: Chat with Munga
  • Tech Tip: Using our RSS feeds with WINDOWS LIVE
Roving with Lalah : In London Part 2

"While standing at a corner on a cool, misty morning in London, a black Vauxhall motor car pulled up in front of me. A yellow sign on top read 'taxi'. I wanted to get to Brixton, so I hopped in. The driver was an overweight man with caramel complexion. His face was round and he had a receding hairline.

He had a slight beard and was wearing a grey shirt with a pair of weathered khaki pants. He seemed to be in his early 60s. "Where to?" he said with a deep, raspy voice, before taking a sip of a steaming hot beverage in a paper cup he was holding."

Recently Robert visited London England. See more at http://jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20070621/news/news1.html

Special Jobsmart Story: Being young is a challenge

Sekeywi CarruthersFrom providing business development services to lecturing, she is an entrepreneur, teacher and an author; a multi faceted persona rolled into one frame.

Sekeywi Carruthers speaks with Amitabh Sharma on her venture, the opportunities, challenges and the road ahead.

1. What are the key drivers that made you choose to be an entrepreneur?

I realized that there was a demand for Business Development Services and felt that I was able to create a firm that could offer these types of services.

Read more at: http://go-jamaica.com/jobsmart/view_article_details.php?id=112

Advertiser Promo: CARIMAC Summer School


CARIMAC's Summer School courses are designed for media and communication practitioners at all stages of their careers. Our introductory courses are ideal for newcomers to the industry and those just curious about media and communication.

Our intensive courses are geared for industry professionals who want to sharpen their skills or learn about new trends, technologies and opportunities. Some courses are aimed specifically at people working in particular sectors, including health, marketing, and community relations, who want to learn how to use media and communication tools in their professional endeavours.

Dates: June 4 – August 25

For more information: http://summerschool.carimac.com/

Hospitality Jamaica: Climate Change impact could devastate Tourism

Hospitality Jamaica: Climate Change impact could devastate Tourism CLIMATE CHANGE mitigation efforts by industrialised, developed countries could have serious economic consequences for Caribbean tourism, according to the Caribbean Hotel Association (CHA) and the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO).

In a joint position paper on climate change presented at the recent Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Conference (CHTC) in Miami, the two organisations stated that the most serious factor was the European Union’s intention to include all international.

Read more at http://hospitalityjamaica.com/

Be Job Smart at Jobs mart : Interesting Job Titles

Gleaner JobsmartIf you are looking for a job, career information and tips, you can find it all at the Gleaner's JobSmart.

Latest Jobs listed with interesting titles:

There are over 100 listings for Job Vacancies in Jamaica and the Caribbean, so visit http://go-jamaica.com/jobsmart/ now.

Jamaica Star Artiste of the Month of June: Munga chats on Go-Jamaica.com

MungaThe Star artiste for the month of June, Munga

We hope you did not miss the online chat with Munga last Tuesday Evening. A chat transcript will be available at http://go-jamaica.com/chat/


England vs West Indies

Flowers for All Seasons

Tech Tip: Using our RSS feeds with WINDOWS LIVE

rssRSS (Really Simple Syndication) is a 'feed' format for sharing and distributing Web content, such as news headlines. Using an RSS reader, you can view data feeds from various news sources including Gleaner sites.

This week, we continue our series on how you can use RSS feeds provided by the Go-Jamaica(Gleaner) sites.


  1. Sign in to your Live.com page.
  2. Click Add stuff, and then click Advanced options.
  3. In the Search for feeds box enter the Jamaica Star News Stories feed URL (http://www.jamaicastar.com/feed/news.xml ) and then click the search button.
  4. In the search results, select the Voice Online feed, and then click Add to Live.com.
  5. Verify that the feed listed is correct, and then click Add.

For list of RSS feeds we provide, visit http://go-jamaica.com/rss.html.

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