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Jamaican Information


Jamaica Information Service

http://www.jis.gov.jm/

 

Visit Jamaica

http://www.visitjamaica.com/

 

Discover Jamaica Website

http://www.discoverjamaica.com/

 

Jamaica – Wikipedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamaica  

 

Jamaica – Travel Information and Travel Guide

http://www.lonelyplanet.com/jamaica

 

Jamaica Map

http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/namerica/caribb/jm.htm

 

Facts about Jamaica

http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2032.htm

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/jm.html

 

Go Jamaica Radio Station – 106 FM

http://www.go-jamaica.com/power/

 

RJR Radio Station

http://news.radiojamaica.com/videos

 

Jamaica Gleaner – Newspaper

http://www.jamaica-gleaner.com/

 

Jamaica Observer – Newspaper

http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/

 

Jamaica News Letter with Video Clips

http://www.imagesnewsletter.blogspot.com/

 

Irie jamboree

http://www.iriejamboree.com/

 

Carib. Life Central

http://www.cariblifecentral.com/

 

Usain Bolt won the men’s 100m final in 9.69 seconds.

http://www.nbcolympics.com/video/share.html?videoid=0816_hd_atm_hl_l0686

 

Usain Bolt did it again by winning the men’s 200m final in record time of 19.30 seconds.

Bolt and Asafa Powell blew away the field over the last two legs of the 400-meter relay final Friday night, leading Jamaica around the track in 37.10 seconds to break the 16-year-old world record by 0.3 of a second.

Shelly-Ann Fraser of Jamaica celebrates winning the women's 100m final in 10.78 seconds.

http://www.nbcolympics.com/trackandfield/news/newsid=226926.html#jamaica+sweeps+womens+100m 

 

Veronica Campbell of Jamaica won the women’s 200m final. http://www.nbcolympics.com/trackandfield/news/newsid=242857.html#campbell+brown+takes+womens+200m

 

Images News letter

http://www.imagesnewsletter.blogspot.com/

   

Jamaican Olympics Biography

http://imagesnewsletter.blogspot.com/2008/08/jamaicas-olympic-games-biography.html

 

Jamaica Radio Station in Atlanta

89.3 fm
WRFG RADIO
www.wrfg.org
CARIBBEAN RUNNINGS
FRIDAYS 2PM - 4PM
HOST - JASON SKYWALKER
ATLANTA TOP 30 REGGAE & TOP 10 SOCA
Jason SkyWalker
Caribbean Dept WRFG Radio
for more info on the show
changezmedia@gmail.com
404 5331248

  

Something to make you laugh! 
  

Things Jamaicans would never do or let happen

 

 Mi deh yah ah tink and realize seh Jamaican people dem  reely

 

different yuh nuh? Mi love dem ... still dere are some tings   yuh woulda

 

neva see wi a do, hear seh wi ah seh or even attempt fi  try.

   

Now Tek fi instance  ...

  

Yuh eva see Jamaicans a climb  mountain wid flag and claim victory

 

when dem reach de top?

  

 Yuh eva see we ah hang out inna di miggle ah di  Amazon jungle?

 

 Fi wah  reason???

 

 you ever see we a jump outta  plane wid one parachute or a boast

 

 seh  we going bungee jumping next  Sunday?

  

 Yuh eva see we inna sea, bout  we looking fi di Great White Shark?

 

 No sah - wi watch it pon TV

  

 Yuh eva hear a J'can in ah Search & Rescue pan  mountain.  A mi

 

 sen dem up mountain? Dem find dem way up , dem fe find   dem way back again.

 

Idiat dem! A nature way fe feed de weak and hungry animal  up deh!

  

Yuh eva see a Jamaican acting  pon big screen going into a haunted

 

house and asking ... Trevah you in deh?'  If him foolish  enuf fi go ina

 

di haunted house him an di duppy dem can  tan in deh.

  

Yuh eva hear a Jamaican  man seh ... 'no honey ... no need to cook

 

rice and peas wid oxtail and a little  chicken pon a Sunday ... mek  wi

 

eat  a light salad instead.' Try yuh best ...  not pon yu life.

 

Yuh eva si a Jamaican  come a work an tell everybody dem bizniz

 

how dem neva bade dis mawnin, jus  brush teet and wash  face.

  

Yuh  eva si a Jamaican wey luv talk over people food ... put dem

 

face inna it an sey  dat looks and smell good? No sah! Dat wi cause

 

fight.

  

 Yuh eva  see a Jamaican go inna di company fridge and go tek weh

 

next  person sangwige and nyam  it off?

  

Yuh eva hear Jamaican pickney  tell dem madd a fi shut up and di

 

Madda go tek seat inna kitchen, tek out  cigarette start smoke and seh

 

she  nuh know wah fi do wid di pickney? No. One  rahtid bax crass him face fi sure.

 

An if dem live inna farign dem sen dem to  Jamaica fi di summer and

 

den di odder relatives fix dem bizniz and dem go back wid  mannaz.

  

Yuh eva see Jamaican tek meat  outta fridge and stick it inna oven

 

widout  lickle seasoning?

 

Yuh eva hear  Jamaican inna di werk place ah talk bout how much

 

time him wife mek him sleep  pon di couch? Crazy tings dat, cause even if

 

she shut di door she expect  him fi kick it open.

  

Mi neva hear a  Jamaican seh dem woulda rather put dem parents

 

inna retirement home dan mek  dem live wid dem. Only those who migrated

 

to foreign lands will do dem  tings.

  

Yuh eva see Jamaican people a  cook and dem stir di pot, taste di

 

food  and put di same spoon right back inna  di pot an nuh wash it

 

off???

  

Yuh eva si a Jamaican have dem dog a lick dem face?  Yuh mad?

  

Yuh eva see yawd ppl  have dem dog sleep inna di same bed wid dem?

 

Or dawg inna di couch and  when dawg get up dem go lay down innna di

 

same couch inna di same  spat?

  

Yuh eva see yawd people  kiss dem dawg pon di mout?

  

Yuh  eva hear seh yawd people tek 5 days off from work because dem puss dead?

  

Yuh eva hear a Jamaican madda  innna a store a tell dem pickney

 

no  sweetheart, you  can't have that,  please put it back on the

 

shelf'.

 

Instead, yuh will hear someting  like dis ... 'lissen yah pickney,

 

mi  nah walk a street an  pick up money,  put dung di blassted sweetie dem

 

an  no  badda mi peace tiday, yuh hear  mi'?

 

Yuh eva see Jamaican do any wuk  afta dem get pay pon F riday.

 

All di  manager dem a play domino round a back, not to mention

 

ludo and  draft.

 

We a Jamaican ... ah suh wi d'weet. Wi nuh normal ..  wi well

 

different  from all odda peoples ! A so di ting set. A so di ting  stay

 

Real Jamaicans

Only real Jamaicans call the entire leg, foot, and the entire arm, hand.
Only real Jamaicans put crazy baby powder pon dem pickney neck after dem bathe dem! fresh wi seh!
Only real Jamaicans say headtop, footbottom, neckback.
Only real Jamaicans live in another country for 50 years and never lose their accent.
Only real Jamaicans will say that gas is the reason for any pain and tea is the cure. "m...i foot a hot me!", "drink tea... a gyas."
Only real Jamaicans turn up @ a party at 1 a.m. an know seh it a done 2am an den cuss bout wah kinda *rude word* dat, an dem jus reach...
Only Real Jamaicans have friends weh name "BIGGZ" "POOCHIE" "BROWN MAN" "MR CHIN" "MACHIZ " BLACKS"DRIVER" "JUICEY" "CREAMY" etc
Only real Jamaicans rub white rum while sick instead of vicks
Only real Jamaicans can have phone conversations with sound effects like " Ehheeeeeh , mhhm , ehhh ! , yuh tuh lie ! awoah
Only real Jamaicans know that 'soon come' means anything but.
Only real Jamaicans know that "foreign" is just one country .... maybe two
Only real Jamaicans call pomegranate, ponganot.
Only real Jamaicans are NEVER done talking when we say, "mi done talk!"
Only real Jamaicans "Put it pon youchube"
Only real Jamaicans Alphabet --Hay, B, C, D, He, Hef, Gee, Hayitch, Hi, J, K , Hel, Hem, Hen, Ho, Pe, Q, Har, Hes, T, Hugh, V,W, Hex, Hwhy, Zed

 

 

 

Jamaican Rice and Peas

 

1 1/2 c Dried red kidney beans,
Soaked overnight 1 Clove garlic, crushed
1 tsp. Salt
1/2 c Unsweetened coconut milk
2 Scallions, chopped
2 Sprigs fresh thyme
1/2 Whole Scotch Bonnet Pepper
1/2 tsp. Black pepper
2 c Long-grain white rice

Boil the beans, garlic and salt until the beans are tender.

Save three cups of the liquid, discarding the garlic.

Pour the beans and the three cups liquid to the pot

 (If there's not enough of the cooking liquid use water),

along with the coconut milk, scallions, thyme,

scotch bonnet pepper, and black pepper and salt to taste.

When it comes to a boil, add in the rice. Let it boil for 20 minutes,

then remove it from the heat and let it sit for 15 minutes. Stir it with a fork.
 
  
 
 
 
 
 



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