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Issue #127, May 22, 2009
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Welcome to the Gleaner Online Weekly Newsletter

  • Jamaica’s Favourites Take Clarendon By Storm
    Clarendon braces itself for the Rocksteady meets Reggae Dancehall Massive Showdown.
  • Have Your Say… Jamaica Votes
  • Dover Here We Come
    Motor Sports Enthusiasts – Do We Have A Surprise For You?
  • Are You There Yet? If not why not?
  • Go-Jamaica Tidbits Have a Drink On Us!
  • Trivia Time Did You Know…?
Jamaica’s Favourites Take Clarendon By Storm
Reggae Dancehall Massive Showdown

Jamaica StarFreddy McGregor, Sean Paul, Beres Hammond, Marcia Griffiths, Macka Diamond, Vybes Kartel, Beenie Man and Anthony B are among the line-up for Rocksteady meets Reggae and Dancehall in a Massive Showdown on Saturday, May 23, 2009 at the Jamalco Sports club in Hayes, Clarendon.

After the event you can share in the experience through the www.jamaica-star.com photo gallery, which allows you to rate the pictures and leave a comment.

Video interviews of some of the artistes appearing are also available for you at www.jamaica-star.com

We also have video and photographs of Freddie McGregor, Chino and Laden signing autographs whilst working as Star vendors – in the rain. Let’s just say they ‘locked down’ May Pen.

Have Your Say

Jamaica Votes: By-Election Day - June 16 2009

As you would expect the decision by the Supreme Court this week to declare the NE St. Catherine seat vacant has caused much discussion and consternation for Go-Jamaica.com readers.

The discussion and some tempers are running ‘hot’at www.gleanerblogs.com Check out what‘s being said you just may be moved to participate.

Dover Here We Come:

Motor sports enthusiasts we are please to announce that our motor sports blog is up and running again.

Cecil Munroe aka “Munroe” has accepted the challenge you set and as you can tell from the posts he seems up to the challenge. Spread the word as this will soon be the only spot on the gird for discussion on anything to do with motor sports in the region.

P.S. He says he’s ready to be tested – you can find him at www.gleanerblogs.com

Are You There Yet?

Jamaica StarIf you are not in the www.jamaica-star.com or www.go-jamaica.com gallery then what are you doing?

Between the Jamaica Gleaner and the Jamaica Star we have most events covered, and we are inviting you to send us pictures of parties and other social events you may have to feedback@jamaica-gleaner.com All we need from your name for the credit and short description.

How was your community affected by the adverse weather this week. If you have photographs of damage, persons being extremely creative or helpful send them to us at feedback@jamaica-gleaner.com

BUT don’t limit yourself – we are interested in any thing you feel is of interest. For example, check out the pictures submitted by our snowman-building Jamaican trio in Acton London.

Go-Jamaica.com Tidbits

Have a Drink On Us! Is their something good happening in your community? Is someone doing uplifting work? We want to hear from you! Email us: editor@gleanerjm.com or fax:922-6223. You'll get a Gleaner souvenir for every published idea.

Labour Day: There will be no Jamaica Star publication on Monday 25 May, as it is a Public Holiday in Jamaica.

Trivia Time

Did You Know…? Henry Morgan, one of the most brutal buccaneers of the 17th century, was eventually knighted by the British and made governor of Jamaica, where he died a wealthy planter.


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