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Have you ever thought about learning sign language?  The Jamaica Association for the Deaf is offering Jamaican Sign Language (JSL) in May.  Learn sign language in a supportive learning environment. See the information on the class schedule and costs below: JSL Level 1 – Beginner/Introductory Class Time: 5:30- 8:00 pm

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Here’s an article from today’s New York Times on Jamaica.  It’s worth a read though it sticks mainly to the usual spots…  “I was trying not to slip as I traipsed over the stone pavement in the drizzle at the old fort at Port Royal in Kingston, the “wickedest city

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Check out this totally cool Vogue spread on Jamaica here: http://www.vogue.com/tag/misc/jamaica/ Not sure what’s going on but Jamaica sure getting a lot of international attention lately, I mean more than the usual lot of attention…

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Jamaica’s special needs community has been a major focus for the Digicel Foundation in recent years. For the 2011-2012 financial year, over 25% of the Foundation’s budget totalling over J$151 million, supported initiatives that contribute to the well being of Jamaica’s special needs community. In line with its renewed focus

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YardEdge welcomes guest blogger Diana O’Gilvie for this contribution about her adventures as a Jamaican living in Indonesia…. After living in Jakarta, Indonesia for over three months now. I have noticed some similarities between Jamaicans and Indonesians. I moved here to teach English in a private school for one year. One

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6. The Digicel Downtown Mural part 1 7. New Puma TV Ad features No Maddz and Usain Bolt 8. Yardedge talks to Winsome Barrett of Winscents, Jamaican candlemaker and entrepreneur

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YardEdge welcomes this guest post from writer, Kathleen Hubert.  Famous Jamaicans and, especially those living in New York City, have become well-established contributors to both the America and the world. Many noteworthy contributions have been made in areas of politics, the arts and sports – just to name a few.

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HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY JAMAICA! Let us use our liberty well… Check out today’s Grand Gala celebrations at the National Stadium

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See first No-Maddz/Puma ad here also featuring Usain Bolt

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Check out this great video with thoughts on Jamaica by Harry Belafonte, Andrew Young, and Hugh Masekela. Did you know that Harry Belafonte’s  record, Calypso was the first record to sell one million copies, earning him the first ever “gold record” in the music business from RCA.

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