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Typhoons cause havoc in Jamaica, Japan - Travel Alert

JAMAICA | Mon, 27 Aug 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [2450]

Travellers to Jamaica are being warned of the potentially devastating effects of Tropical Storm Isaac, which threatens to drench the island nation. A series of red alerts have been issued by the National Hurricane Center(NHC) and ... Read more >

Tags: jamaica, japan, travel-alert

Jamaica - Making your Way Around Safely

JAMAICA | Mon, 27 Dec 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [705]

The island of Jamaica is a traveler’s dream, offering distinct traditions, delicious cuisine and unique handcrafted art, not to mention the breathtaking landscape and inviting climate.  Surrounded by crystal blue ocean waters and caressed by warm ... Read more >

Tags: buses, caribbean, cars, jamaica, public transport, travel-safety, travel-transport

Jamaica Part 2: Nine Miles

JAMAICA | Tue, 30 Nov 2010 | By djnlacey | Views [304] | Comments [1]

Nine Miles, Jamaica is the original birth place of Bob Marley, it is also where he and his mother Cedella Malcolm Booker are laid to rest.  We went up there to visit some long time family friends including Brenton, Dona, Mega, and Collin.  Collin actually ... Read more >

Tags: bob marley, jamaica, nine miles, schools

Jamaica Part 1: Negril >Lances Bay<Lucea

JAMAICA | Mon, 29 Nov 2010 | By djnlacey | Views [534] | Comments [1]

There is so much to do in Jamaica with only six days it is a complete whirlwind experiance.  We stayed at the Rayon Hotel the first three nights, where Stumpy works and hangs out.  The first full day we had we went out to the reef by way of a glass ... Read more >

Tags: horse riding, jamaica, negril, snorkeling, sunsets

Jamaica - re-issued alert for Kingston

JAMAICA | Fri, 25 Jun 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [1415]

The US State Department re-issued its travel alert for Kingston, Jamaica and surrounding areas on 24 June 2010, warning its citizens of the possibility of continuing sporadic violence. The government of Jamaica has imposed a State of Emergency for ... Read more >

Tags: civil unrest, jamaica, kingston, riot, travel-advice, travel-alert, travel-insurance, violence, worldnomads

Kingston Jamaica - Civil Unrest

JAMAICA | Wed, 26 May 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [2774]

Overview of the situation Jamaican defence forces and police are involved in an operation to arrest an alleged drug baron and weapons trafficker wanted in the USA, resulting in widespread unrest in the capital, including gun battles which have claimed ... Read more >

Tags: civil unrest, jamaica, kingston, riot, travel-advice, travel-alert, travel-insurance, violence, worldnomads

Poetry and Soul

JAMAICA | Wed, 22 Mar 2006 | By packlightwalkslow | Views [725]

Poetry and Soul It's in the mountaintops billowing with bamboo fires, A tiny black hand wrapped around my clumsy white finger, A bright yellow school brimming with little-girl kisses. It's in a soccer game, a race, the gift of a pencil. It's sitting ... Read more >

Tags: jamaica, Writings (true or otherwise, poetry or prose)

Jamaica: Mar 12-18, 2006

JAMAICA | Sun, 19 Mar 2006 | By packlightwalkslow | Views [1643] | Comments [1]

This year for spring break, instead of spending the week being lazy or even cleaning my apartment (which, unfortunately, I still need to do), I had the unparalleled opportunity to spend the week in Negril, Jamaica with a group of wonderful ... Read more >

Tags: beaches & sunshine, culture, jamaica, musings

 

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