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“AT THE moment, it hasn’t quite sunk in yet. It all seems very surreal. This has just been such a long time in coming,” Dr Susan Otuokon, executive director of the Jamaica Conservation Development Trust (JCDT), told The Gleaner via email from Bonn, Germany, on Friday. She was responding to

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July 3, 2015 is a historic day for Jamaica and Jamaican people as our renowned Blue and John Crow Mountains was inscribed to UNESCO’s Prestigious World Heritage List. This is Jamaica’s first world heritage site. Today the UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee during its 39th session taking place in Bonn, Germany

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  The Caribbean Coastal Area Management (C-CAM) Foundation is developing a wetlands and wildlife centre in Salt River, Clarendon to be opened in July 2015 for a pilot phase of operation.  The multi million-dollar facility is in its final stages of construction and will promote ecotourism and wildlife conservation in southern Clarendon and

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Photos from the EdgeWorth A Visit

Thanks to Jamaican photographer, Pierre Diaz for this photo from the edge! These beautiful waterfalls are in White River, St. Mary and looks like a great place for a cool dip this hot summer!

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Things to do in Jamaica 2015Worth A Visit

  Watching this makes me want to drop everything and run to Port Antonio! Hotel Mockingbird Hill is a lovely boutique hotel in Port Antonio and a true “green” hotel! The hotel has won numerous environmental awards including the Virgin Holidays Most Responsible Tourism Hotel Award for 2010. No air

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The Institute of Jamaica (IOJ) will be opening on Saturdays! The IOJ’s East Street Complex in Downtown Kingston will be opening on Saturdays as of April 25 when visitors can tour the various exhibitions free. Conceptualized to expand and expose the services offered by the IOJ, Saturday Openings will offer a

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Here are some photos from my visit to Sturge Town. Sturge Town is located high up in the hills of St. Ann and is home to some of Jamaica’s most charming old buildings, homes and church. Sturge Town was named after Joseph Sturge, the Quaker philanthropist who advocated for the

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  So, I was wondering what the big deal was all about. Little Ochi has been around for ages and I hadn’t been in years, so long ago I couldn’t remember if I really had ever been there. It’s really off-the-beaten path for us Kingstonians and you kinda have to

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Introducing Maggotty. According to the Lonely Planet, “Maggotty is a forgettable town with an unforgettable name, laid out on a bend of the Black River at the western end of the Siloah Valley. It thinks of itself as a sleepy regional center, but it can also be a viable base

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Come surf Jamaica!  

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