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Issue #108,November 6, 2007
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Welcome to the Gleaner Online Weekly Newsletter

In this issue:
  • Kingston Restuarant Week: November 10-17
  • Hospitality Jamaica: Scientist recommends carbon levy
  • Gleaner Career Section : Job Smart
  • Roving with Lalah: : Pops and Terry on Skyline Drive
  • Ensure you get your Weekly Newsletter and Gleaner Today
Kingston Restuarant Week
From November 10-17, lovers of fine dining will, for the third year, get the opportunity to sample 31 of the city's finest restaurants. SSCO Event Management and The Gleaner have once again joined forces to present Kingston Restaurant Week.

KRW is one week during which Kingston's culinary mastery goes on show and locals as well as visitors get to dine at their favourite restaurants at drastically reduced costs.

As in other years, there are three categories of restaurants: delectable, savoury and tasty. The first category costs $2,500 plus GCT and gratuity; the second costs $1,300 plus GCT and gratuity and the third costs $1,100 plus GCT and gratuity. Beverages are not included.

After dining, why not check out this year's participating nightclubs for some entertainment?

Looking for more information visit : http://jamaica-gleaner.com/pages/food/

Hospitality Jamaica: Scientist recommends carbon levy

As global warming burns the environment, Caribbean scientist Dr. Ulric Trotz is proposing a carbon levy of US$5.00 on all air and cruise ship passengers travelling into the region.

The CARICOM climate change science adviser, who was addressing delegates at the 30th Annual Caribbean Tourism Conference (CTC-30) in San Juan, Puerto Rico, last week, said this money would finance critical adaptation measures throughout the region...

read more at http://hospitalityjamaica.com/

Gleaner Career Section : Job Smart

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 this week:

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

Roving with Lalah: Pops and Terry on Skyline Drive

Rovin g Skyline"He was a short fellow with graying hair and wrinkled skin. Even his arms were wrinkled, yet he walked with great agility and purpose. He wore a pair of khaki pants and weather-beaten sneakers. He had on a baseball cap and carried a machete wrapped in newspaper.

I met him as he was walking up an incline on Skyline Drive in St. Andrew that was so steep, it caused him to bend forward. I was walking down the hill and as we came up to each other, he smiled and lifted the machete in the air. "Howdy, Howdy!" he said. I returned the greeting and introduced myself. He told me to call him Pops."

Read more at : http://www.jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20071101/news/news1.html


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