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Jamaica 50

Happening on the Edge 2012

There’s so much going on this week for Jamaica 50! See the Jamaica50.com official website for a line up of what’s happening for Jamaica 50 and more!  

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Books

    Here’s a list of Jamaica 50 featured books that chronicle the histories of Kingston and Spanish Town and highlight pieces of Jamaica’s rich historical past. These Jamaican books comment on the realities of Jamaican life and form part of the Jamaica 50 book list complied by the JIS.

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Worth A Visit

When going up the Black River to view the local crocodiles, don’t miss Sister Lou’s River Stop for the best tasting crab backs in western Jamaica! Black River in St. Elizabeth is Jamaica’s longest navigable river and so named for the dark colour of the water. The water looks black

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Happening on the Edge 2012

There’s so much happening in Jamaica generally and this year even more so as we celebrate JAMAICA 50. Here are a few of the interesting things happening in Jamaica in April.  I will be adding more events here as I get them. Feel free to add more / your events

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Poetry

Thanks to Helen MacMillan for this contribution to YardEdge in honour of Jamaica 50! Helen describes it as “a poem in honor of celebrating Jamaica’s 50th year of Independence and my 50th birthday.” Helen is a Professional Life Coach, a licensed physical therapist, a certified yoga instructor, reflexologist, a Heal

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Art

This year, Jamaicans all over the world will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Jamaica’s independence from Britain.  The year promises to be full of myriad cultural events celebrating our 50 years of independence. Here’s the official Jamaica 50 website with a calendar of some of the events planned for the year so

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