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Growing Up Jamaican

Growing Up Jamaican In America.
(Jamaica West Indies)

The food was spicy.
We ate ground food, which includes Irish potatoes, green banana, plantains, yam, chocho, and probably many others (help me out here I’m American born!). 189 more words

Everyday Living

A birthday gift from me to you - mango time!

Among all the things I could want for my birthday today, some Jama-education for my foreign friends would be good. So I thought I’d share some mango time facts. 373 more words

JA Foodlosophy

Jamaican flag flies over city hall

REGINA – It’s been 53 years since Jamaica gained independence from Britain and that event is being celebrated in the Queen City.

While Jamaican independence day is on August 6th, on Friday a flag was raised at Regina’s city hall to commemorate the event. 94 more words


How To Get Good Customer Service In Jamaica

It is well known that Jamaica has very bad customer service, at least when relating with other Jamaicans. Customer service agents (CSAs), whether by phone or in person, make it quite obvious that your problems are of no interest to them. 866 more words


Back ah country wi go

Still rubbing the sleep from my eyes, I walk through the busy Downtown streets and into the bus park. It’s early, and the air doesn’t quite yet smell of garbage, but the day is hot already and I know the ripe smell will soon follow. 529 more words

Peace Corps Jamaica

Conflict Of Interest #2: A Stranger Sends You Credit Accidentally.

Today I received $200 credit from a number I couldn’t recognize. With a pleased countenance I tried to figure out who it was that made my day. 138 more words


One Test to Rule Them All

Imagine that you’re 12 years old. You’re about to move on from the primary school you’ve attended for what feels like forever, but before you go, you have to endure the one day that will largely determine what the rest of your life will be like. 697 more words

Peace Corps Jamaica