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Fans of dancehall music flock to the annual
Sting' festival in December, and serious
reggae and Rastafari followers don't miss the
yearly Rebel Salute every January. Yet,
Montego Bay's main festivals are the popular
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socializing, drinking and dancing. Most importantly, everybody is in a groovy mood.
The festival revolution, conceived as Reggae Sunsplash' in 1978, was held annually until 1TI1 I I,,1 i h,-
Biggest Reggae Festival in the History of the World'. Sunsplash' established Montego Ba, :i ih- [.11-1 : hiu
Reggae lovers' guaranteeing full hotels every year. In 1993, Reggae Sumfest' was born and . I,-i ill, ii. i
completely as the one and only Greatest Reggae Show on Earth'. In the case of Sumfesr i
few things have changed since the early days. For example, the then innovative and
essential Reggaebed' (a mattress sized piece of card board) has been replaced by
nylon-clothed folding chairs. The privately run food and merchandise stalls along the ,
fence-line of the venue from back in the days have to a great extent been replaced by b.u II
operated by larger corporations. Today, shows are closed by a Vybz Kartel or Tony Rebel at , ,iii
6:00 am instead of Gregory Isaacs in duet with Dennis Brown at 10:00 am. In addition, int-iii iiii. r 1 uiiin


a major part of today's festivals, bringing the standards of performances to a world
renowned level. However, despite being much more commercialized, the magic of
the festivals has not changed much and determined festival goers faithfully flock to
event venues to listen to the music and have a good time. Despite little mercy from
the weather gods, approximately 6,000 people made their way to Catherine Hall for
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Grammy Award winner Natalie Cole enchanted Graham Russell and Russell Hitchcock rock the night away at the 2011 Jamaica A strong performance of reggae, pop and R&B was delivered by Diana King at The amazing Etana, shows off her powerful voice at the 2010 Reggae Sumfest
the masses at the 2011 Jamaica Jazz & Blues Jazz & Blues Festival (Photo:Adrian Creary) the 2011 Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival (Photo: Heidi lech) (Photo: Heidilech)
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EDITORIAL
Editor: Ragni Fjellvoll
Articles for publication in the Jamaica Tourist
may be submitted to: ragni@jamaicatourist.net
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Emergency Assistance [toll free]: 1-888-991-9999 Jamaica Tourist Board, Montego Bay: 952-4425


US Consulate, Montego Bay: 952-0160
British High Commission, Kingston: 510-0700
Canadian Consulate, Montego Bay: 952-6198


Jamaica Tourist Board, Kingston: 929-9200
Police: 119
Ambulance, Fire: 110


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show. 'International Night 2' featured an amazing closing by Gramps
Morgan, Tarrus Riley, Beenie Man, Shaggy and the one and only
Usher, who called Elephant Man and Chris Brown up on stage and
ended up in a dance off to the delight of the screaming fans.
Appealing to a more mature audience and focusing on Jazz & Blues,
the Air Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival was born in 1997 and later
rebranded the Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival with The Jamaica
Tourist Board as one of the main sponsors. Over the years, 'Jazz'
has seen fabulous performances by many international artists
including Lionel Richie, Michael Bolton, Babyface, Gladys Knight and
reggae greats such as Maxi Priest and Third World. The 15th
anniversary at the Greenfield Stadium in Trelawny was held January
23 - 29, 2011, and boasted three days of fabulous music from the
main stage. The festival kicked off Thursday night with performances
by the Paul Peress Project backed the powerful voices of Brenda
The'Queen of Soca' Alison Hines on stage at the 2011 Russell and Phil Perry, dapper looking 'Mr. Big' Ron Isley, who
Jazz & Blues Festival (Photo.,Adrian Cary) delivered a soulful act that had the crowd swinging and the energy
loaded shows of Diana King and Soca queen Alison Hinds.
Friday brought rocking performances by the soulful 'Sisters With Voices' SWV, jazz and R&B singer Regina Belle
and the eagerly awaited three-time Grammy
Award winners Maroon 5, who put on a 75
minute performance with their greatest hits
including Misery She Will Be Lovedand Wont
Go Home Without You Known for their catchy
mixture of pop, R&B and funky traces, the quintet
had the full attention of screaming teenagers as
well as the typical forever young Jamaica Jazz
& Blues Festival supporters.


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Despite the sky opening its floodgates on
e the cu o nt ts pon wog atk o Patrons absorbed a first class act by California rockers Maroon 5
Saturday night, the countless patrons who took (Phot: Heidi och)
shelter in the many tents, skyboxes and under
umbrellas, thoroughly enjoyed the energy loaded Silver Bird Steel Orchestra, an impressive act by Laura Izibor,
beloved reggae singer Tarrus Riley, Natalie Cole and hit-making duo Air Supply who came on stage at 3:15 am.
Times change, but one thing is for sure; the best in local and international music, good food and drink, wonderful
people from all over the world and the unbeatable Jamaican vibe are guaranteed for anybody attending any of these
world-class events. Come and enjoy! www.reggaesumfestcom, www.jamaicajazzandblues.com





















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INTERNATIONAL STARS PERFORM FOR CHARITY


'Messenger' Tessanne Chin enchants the crowds with a
powerful mck-reggae performance (Photo: Heidiloch)


Tarrus Riley during his superb performance
(Photo. Heidi Zlch)


Veteran saxophonist Dean Fraser delivered a stellar
show (Photo: Heidi Zoch)


TROPICAL REGGAE BEACH CONCERT, FRIDAY FEBRUARY 11, 2011
The charity weekend kicked off with a Tropical Reggae Beach Concert on the beautiful white sand Palmyra
beach, decorated with South Beach style seating areas, colourfully lit tepees, tiki torches and floating fires in
the bay, creating a magical tropical party atmosphere. Drawing a discerning mix of socialites and prominent
business people from Montego Bay, Kingston and overseas, the stage hosted magnificent performances by
Tessanne Chin, Tarrus Riley, Dean Fraser and legendary Reggae Ambassadors Third World, making the weekend's
Friday evening a truly spectacular experience. The beach concert was attended by Prime Minister Bruce Golding
as well as a large contingent from the Black Young Presidents' Organisation from the U.S. as well as the local
Jamaican chapter.


Boys of the Mount Horeb Infant School
holding onto the book bags they received
from The Palmyra Foundation, September
2010 (Photo.: Suki McDonald)


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While DJ Crazy started the evening building the crowd's
anticipation with great music, MC Heather 'Brown Sugar'
Grant started the entertainment introducing songstress
Tessanne Chin. The Jamaican songbird had the audience
in awe with her powerful voice, delivering her fusion of
rock reggae hits such as Messenger As usual, Tarrus
Riley, Dean Fraser and band were at their very best,
showing off excellent vocal and instrumental skills when pprlonrming
favorites such as Beware, She's Royal and Good Girl Gone Bad
"IT TAKES A VILLAGE TO RAISE A CHILD. THE Taking the stage at 11:30 pm, world
PALMYRA FOUNDATION HAS BECOME A PART OF renowned reggae ambassadors Third World
A VILLAGE THAT BELIEVES IN GIVING CHILDREN gave an impressive performance to satisfy
AN OPPORTUNITY. THIRD WORLD IS HONORED every fan's wish. With an amazing set of
TO BE A PART OF THE FUNDRAISING EFFORTS Third World's greatest hits, the band had the
WITH OUR PERFORMANCE IN MONTEGO BAY. IT crowd dancing non-stop with sand between
IS OUR DUTYTO HELP CULTIVATE THE MINDS OF their toes to classics like 96Degrees, Reggae
OUR FUTURE LAWYERS, DOCTORS, POLITICIANS, Ambassadors and Try Jah love and tunes
MUSICIANS... YOU NAME IT." from their latest album Patriots. 'Tony Ruptior
Ct Coo, Thf/d World a fun and energetic drum performance ba
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'Patriots' Cat Coore and Richie Daley during their
world-class performance (Photo: Heidiloch)


drummers of Montego Bay Boys and Girls Club,
a group of youth that the percussionist mentors.
However, the highlight of the evening took place
when musical genius Cat Coore brought out his
cello to perform Marley's Redemption Song, an
act that had the ladies going wild.


With first class performances and the unbeatable
vibe of The Palmyra beach, patrons had a fantastic
time and felt good about helping raise money for books through The Palmyra Foundation. Said party-goer Sport Sloley;
"The riddim was fabulous. The performances were excellent as was the food and the venue. It was a great evening."
While all drinks for the evening were sponsored by Appleton Rum, J. Wray & Nephew, Corona Extra, Ocean
Spray, WATA, Coca Cola and Irie Cosmo, food stations were generously provided by local restaurants Scotchie's,
Pier 1, Margaritaville, Groovy Grouper and Rainforest Seafoods The Palmyra Resort & Spa. Additionally, The
Gleaner Company, TVJ & RJR Group, Tai Flora and John Swaby Entertainment sponsored the production and
marketing of the event. Said Palmyra Foundation spokesperson Ragni Trotta; "The beach concert was a real
community effort through which we all came together for a good cause. The tremendous support enabled us to
sell tickets all inclusive of drinks and food to music hungry
patrons and offer an amazing and mem.i illi- RAugqu. Ambassador
event which we hope to repeat next year." 4 hlfu Rugs'


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BENEFIT DINNER & DANCE, SATURDAY FEBRUARY 12, 2011
Held around the beautifully decorated poolside of The Palmyra Resort & Spa with the stage erected across the pool
to the backdrop of The Palmyra's signature pavilion, Fae Ellington did a fabulous job as the MC for The Palmyra
Foundation's Benefit Dinner & Dance on the weekend's second night. The Palmyra Foundation's Robert Trotta
reminded the audience that educating children is not only the responsibility of governments, but also society. Trotta
has not only invested heavily in the island's tourist industry, but in the lives of the country's most vulnerable, - its
children. Said Trotta: "As the fortunate citizens of a society, it is our job to help the children."
Outstanding performances were delivered by Jamaican jazz & blues icon Myrna Hague Bradshaw and the Dwight
Richards band, before headliner and season two winner of American Idol, Grammy nominated American R&B artiste
Ruben Studdard took to the stage. With a powerful, soulful performance, Studdard enthralled concert goers up-
close and personal at the poolside of the new Montego Bay resort with a selection of great songs. Said spokesperson
Ragni Trotta; "The Palmyra Foundation was absolutely delighted to host such a big
star at our Saturday event. Ruben's tior, pirf-tl, ,mhodi: thi m:-_e n- th t
you can be successful if you are will r in., ., I i I I r H- .. PIui 1 11'
is an inspiration to us all." His solu , : i .i,1i . i, iii ','4
performance of Dwight Richards anc I11 l I, iii ti, - 111 .1 i . ii .
dance the night away.
The event was well attended by 300 I rlH- Wvi.,i VVIih. i ,. iiiiii i : ,1
business community and overseas vuih : I:lii,: I 1-1 11.,- in-. li1-
Scott Simpson provided patrons with c'-h, i. : I .iI - iiiim i 1-.i iiiii ,
food stations co-sponsored by Caribb-i i I 'il, i - iiii iii I I
and Rainforest Seafoods, while Mar4"-iii-: ,-:riiii :,,r
provided a dedicated pasta station [.ii nhiiii-
desserts were sponsored by MoBaj 11.11 ,-
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Plenty of champagne, wine, rum, beI-i :iil
drinks flowed courtesy of sponsors I;:;
Wines, Appleton Rum, J. Wray & Iiii ii-
Corona Extra, Ocean Spray, WATA, Co' i: i.i
and Jablum Coffee. Produced by spoi ,.
John Swaby Entertainment and Tai F .
marketing of the event was provided II,
The Gleaner Company.


"MY PERFORMANCE IN JAMAICA WAS A GREAT
EXPERIENCE, THE AUDIENCE HAVE A LOVE FOR GREAT
MUSIC AND SEEMED TO TRULY ENJOY MY SET, THE
PERFORMANCES OF TARRUS RILEY AND THIRD WORLD
WERE THE HIGHLIGHT OF MY TRIP. I'M SURELY LOOKING
FORWARD TO MY RETURN TO JAMAICA."
Ruben Studder, Amerin Idol Winner nd R&B recording mtist

No one describes the foundation's venture better than
Palmyra Foundation sponsor attorney Gordon Brown
from Montego Bay, who said, "1 think the most gratifying
aspect of the experience of sharing these gifts of
learning and opportunity with these delightful, energetic,
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The Palmyra Clubhouse festively lit as a backdrop to the stage across
the pool (Photo: HeiliZlech)


Supporters of the Dinner & Dance enjoyed fantastic entertainment and
great food in a stunning atmosphere (Photo: Heidilech)


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NYAM Jamaica was created by Caribbean
author, photographer, publisher and culinary
consultant Rosemary Parkinson. The late
restaurateur, Grand Dame of Caribbean Cuisine
Chef Norma Shirley, contributed dishes &
recipes. Celebrated Jamaican photographer
Cookie Kinkead joined Parkinson in producing
the photography; her daughter, Marie-France
Aqui, the award-winning design.
At the Nyam Jamaica Book launch in New York,
from left: Cookie Kinkead, Marie-France Aqui,
Rosemary Parkinson and the late Norma Shirley
(Photo: courtesy of Rosemary Parkinson)


BANANA LAND


Honey produced from reeds is
how Theophrates traveling with b
Alexander The Great in 336 BC
described bananas. Edible
bananas from the Musa genre
originated in Malaysia; explorers
taking them to the Indian Ocean .-
and Africa some two thousand
years ago. The banana family or
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bright, tubular yellow petals from which the banana fruit develops along the
end of the casing. A banana plant bears fruit once then dies, leaving a Nyam Jamaica is available
sucker (or baby) in its place. A cluster of bananas is called a hand and in bookstores island wide
consists of 10 to 20 bananas known as fingers. Several overlapping hands and various outlets at both
make a bunch. Bananas are family to lilies, orchids and palms. In Jamaica international airports as
the leaf is used to wrap certain foods such as Blue Drawers (also called well as on amazon.com.
Duckunoo) and the dried leaves are known to make a hefty spliff! Bananas
are a good source of vitamin C, potassium and dietary fiber. Two bananas provide enough energy for a strenuous
90-minute workout. Bananas aid depression, PMS, anemia, morning sickness, and can help to calm nerves.
They reduce blood pressure and increase brain power. Rub a mosquito bite with the inside of a banana skin to
reduce swelling and irritation.
S-- *- -.. The banana arrived in Jamaica as early as 1520, brought in by the Spaniards
S. from the Canary Islands. They flourished in the hot, damp climate and rich
- ,I alluvial soil. In 1871, a Yankee skipper named Lorenzo Dow Baker sailed into
Port Antonio and took on board a cargo of coconuts and 1,450 stems of
bananas. He returned to the island buying land, planting bananas and
organizing a shipping line to transport the fruit. From Boston through
L , -: Boundbrook to Buff Bay his banana lands and Boston Fruit Co. dominated.
Later, Baker merged with other interests to create the United Fruit Co. This
Ripe, yellow bananas from the parish of company would dominate the banana industry in Jamaica and Central America
St. Mary (Photo: RosemaryParkinson) for years to come. As one descends from Kingston into St. Mary, the banana
plantations are a sight to behold - the road leading down to the coast lined with date palms. It is here that the
St. Mary Banana Producers carry on the process of growing and exporting bananas, this parish producing the
largest amount of bananas on the island.


1 'i cups while Hlour
2 '.' leaspoons baking powder
V, cups brown sugar
2 eggs
1 cup melted butter or 1/2 cup shortening
3 large ripe bananas


': teaspoon nulmeg
' teaspoon lemon/lime rind
': teaspoon sail
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 cup mixed nuts, placed in blender
and finely chopped (optional)


Song of the Banana Man, Evan Jones


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Sift flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl. Beat eggs, sugar, nutmeg, vanilla,
and butter together in a bowl. Add lemon rind to egg mixture. In a separate bowl, mash the banana thoroughly.
Measure out one cup of pulp. Fold one third banana pulp with one third flour mixture and one third egg mixture.
Beat until smooth. Repeat twice more. Add nuts (optional). Place into well greased and floured bread pan.
Sprinkle a teaspoon of sugar over top. Bake until inserted knife comes out clean - about 25 minutes. Remove
from oven. Cool on rack. Slice and serve.


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AMAZING ADVENTURES AT GOOD HOPE


Located near the new port of Falmouth, 20 minutes from
Montego Bay in the picturesque Cockpit Country, Chukka at
Good Hope has certainly managed to showcase the important
role this property played in Jamaica's history. Everyone who
was familiar with the stunning Good Hope Estate before its
transformation will quickly acknowledge that its landscape
and historic charm has in no way been disturbed. Says John
Byles, Chukka's Co-Managing Director, "True to our brand,
t bwe are keeping everything as natural as possible, all tours
At the recent launch of Chukka at Good Hope. Left to right: Daniel are designed to ensure that we minimize the footprint such
Melville Jr., Director of Resort Marketing, Paola Byles, Director of
Cruise and International Marketing, Olympic Champion Usain Bolt as platforms for our zip lines are mounted with ropes, belts
and Mark Linehan, CEO of ODigicel (Photo hukka Caibean) and suspension cables so no nails or bolts have to be driven
in the trees." Ropes for the zip lines are manufactured from special materials NASA uses in their space program,
which reduce the noise when people go zipping through the jungle.
With buildings and ruins scattered around the 2,000 acre property, few spots offer so much to discover in one
place and Chukka at Good Hope provides an endless option of adventures, history and culinary experiences.
This site offers to everyone, regardless of tour taken, the viewing of a world class potter in residence, exhibitions
of original sugar cane crushing technique, and the interesting incorporation of 250 year old buildings into the
main amenities area. There is lots to do, adding value to the more adventuresome at heart.
The Chukka team has done an amazing job blending the old world charm of Good Hope with modern
conveniences, making it the destination of 11 different adventures smacked into lush plant life, primary jungle
and scenic views of the majestic Martha Brae river.
Chukka at Good Hope launched its adventures with the arrival of the first ever cruise ship; 'The Voyager of the
Seas into the newly constructed Falmouth Shipping Pier, a vessel carrying 3,500 passengers and 1,500 crew
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members. Conveniently located in the vicinity of the new pier, the new attraction provides a much needed
adventure offer to day visitors. Chukka continues to improve and expand its experiences to meet the changing
needs of visitors. The company has a history of developing new and unique adventure experiences in the Caribbean.
In 2010, Chukka received the World Travel Award as the "Caribbean's Leading Nature Adventure Excursion Operator"
for the fourth consecutive year.
CHUKKA AT GOOD HOPE ADVENTURES:


ATV Safari (Phot: Chukka Caibean)


Good Hope Estate by Horse & Carriage
(Photo: Chukka Carihhean)


Horse N'swim (Photo: Chukka Caribean)


HORSE & BUGGY RIDE (1 HOUR)
Horse & buggy through the streets of historic Falmouth sugar port.
GREAT HOUSE & ESTATE TOUR (3 HOURS)
Discover planter John Tharpe's 18th Century sugar empire.
GOOD HOPE ESTATE BY HORSE & CARRIAGE (1 HOUR 30 MIN)
History, culture, cuisine and scenic beauty.
GOOD HOPE TASTE OF JAMAICA (4 HOURS)
Taste the magnificent foods of the Caribbean.
GOOD HOPE ESTATE AND GOURMET LUNCH (3 HOURS)
A tour and an unforgettable food adventure at the Good Hope Great House.
HIGH TEA AT GOOD HOPE ESTATE (3 HOURS)
Tour, high tea and visit to famous potter David Pinto.
DUNE BUGGY SAFARI (2 HOURS)
A bumpy, off road ride in a Chukka Dune Buggy.
ATV SAFARI (2 HOURS)
ATV adventure in the scenic countryside of the Good Hope Estate.
ZIP LINE CANOPY TOUR (3 HOURS 20 MIN)
Soar through the trees like "Tarzan".
ZIP LINE CANOPY & RIVER KAYAK COMBO (3 HOURS)
Canopy tour and river kayaking adventure.
RIVER TUBING SAFARI (2 HOURS 20 MIN)
Tube down the scenic Martha Brae River.


High Tea at Good Hope Estail
(Photo: Chukka Carihhean)


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Dunn's River Falls
Climb the waterfalls of the Caribbean's most beautiful natural attraction
Negril Sunset
Lounge at amazing 7-mile beach and watch the sunset at world famous Rick's Cafe
Black River Nature and Safari
See crocodiles and swim in waterfalls at the Black River safari
Spirit of Reggae (The Bob Marley Experience)
Walk in the footsteps of the reggae icon at his birthplace, Nine Miles
Rainforest Bobsled Jamaica at Mystic Mountain
Soar above the treetops to the peak of Mystic Mountains. The Bobsled and
The Zipline will send you speeding through the heart of the forest
Catamaran Cruise
Sail the Caribbean Sea and enjoy great weather and company
Dolphin Cove
Swim with the amazing bottlenose dolphins in Ocho Rios
Chukka Caribbean Adventures
Adventure in the best of Nature
Horse Back Riding * Zipline Canopy * ATV Safari
Jungle River Tubing * Dune Buggy * 4x4 Safari


Relaxing


Thrilling


Adventurous
Adventurous


Don't forget to rent your
water shoes with us!


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SWIMMING WITH DOLPHINS AT COVE NEGRIL










ou doExplains Stefanie; One of my mother's -
dreams in ife was to swim with the
dolphins. Easy, you might think. Just .,,,
schedule a trip to Dolphin Cove Ocho Rios -
. and be done with it. But Dolphin Cove has
now provided visitors with the additional
Stefanie enjoys a dolphin kiss at Dolphin Cove Negril (Photo: Dolphin Cove) option of Dolphin Cove Negril."
After researching both options, the ex-pat settled on Dolphin Cove Negril in Lucea, a convenient option and . w.. .
perfect combination with a daytrip to Negril. "After much deliberation, I chose to take my family to Lucea, a .
decision I was so glad I made," she said.
After leaving Montego Bay early in the morning, the family arrived at Dolphin Cove Negril in less than 45 minutes.
Describes Stefanie: "The marine attraction appears out of nowhere and seems like an oasis. We checked in for 8tefanie's friends and family are having fun with the amazing bottlenose dolphins at Dolphin Cove Negril (Photo.: Dolphin Cove)
our dolphin program, filled out our release forms and saw the camels. My mother got excited, where else would dance sing and kiss our cheeks. We had chosen the 'Swim with the Dolphin' encounter which meant we were
she have the opportunity to ride a camel? We added a camel ride to our list of things to do and started marking in the ocean with them for about 25- 30 mins. After our introduction, we were given life vests and got our first
off items on our bucket lists. Walking out to the lagoon, we were amazed at how serene the environment was up close look at the dolphins."
and how secluded it felt." Explains Stefanie: "The first time you are within a foot of a bottlenose dolphin is a time you will never forget. A
Continues Stefanie: "We learnt important details about dolphins, such as the fact that they are considered one smile immediately comes to your face and the excitement grows as you realize that in a few moments, you will
of the most intelligent animals in the world and that they are mammals who give live births and breathe oxygen. be jumping into the water to play with these magnificent creatures"
Each dphin is trained with cues and we were instructed on how to communicate with them so that they woud Describing the experience of touching the dolphins, Stefanie marvels at the amazing feel of the mammals; "The
awe you feel at being close to these great mammals is almost overwhelming. We were taken through several
tasks with the dolphins, and it soon became apparent that we were the ones being trained. Everyone was in great
spirits and couldn't stop smiling. Being near the dolphins makes you feel comfortable and safe like you would
I never imagine. After the exhilaration of the interactions, the dolphins got to show off and do tricks for us."
According to Stefanie, the only downside was that the encounter ended too quickly; "Sadly, our time came to
N E W an end and we had to get out of the water. Luckily Dolphin Cove Negril videotaped and photographed the whole
thing so that we could purchase lifetime memories of our special

have and to keep."
" .If you are looking for a secluded environment to enjoy the '
__ dolphins, camels, & stingrays head over to Dolphin Cove Negril.
A great way to make your trip into a day adventure is to continue
* the short distance to Negril to enjoy the 7 mile beach.
Contact Dolphin Cove Negril at www.dolphincovejamaica.com or

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WHAT TO DO

AROUND THE ISLAND

MONTEGO BAY & SURROUNDINGS
BRACO STABLES BRACO TRELAWNY
" " -- 'Swim 'n Ride' combines an equestrian experience with a chance to explore
"�"-, '^- the countryside and the Trail Mix' tour lets you enjoy Trelawny's magnificent
scenery on foot and bicycle. Available daily: 10:30 am and 2:30 pm. Call
954-0185
ROSE HALL GREAT HOUSE ROSE HALL
A historic tour of the famous 18th century Great House combines history,
mystery, suspense and steaming love stories. Daily tours start at 9:15 am.
Call 953-2323
MA RAFTING ON THE GREAT RIVER GREAT RIVER, ST. JAMES
Romantic rafting trip that allows you to experience true tranquility on this
peaceful downstream journey. Open daily 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.
SCall 952-0889
NEGRIL & SURROUNDINGS
KOOL RUNNINGS WATER PARK NORMAN MANLEY BOULEVARD
The only state-of-the-art water park in Jamaica with 10 amazing super-sized i a .j --4
water slides and a 1/4 mile lazy river. Open Saturday and Sunday 11:00 am 2 .
to 7:00 pm. Open everyday as of May 20. Call 957-5400 ,
S-- . ' RICK'S CAFE WEST END
Listed as one of the "1,000 places to visit before you die", sunset watching
and cliff jumping at Rick's Cafe is mandatory. Open daily 12:00 pm -10:00
W pm. Call 957-0380
OCHO RIOS
DOLPHIN COVE DUNN'S RIVER MAIN ROAD
Captain your own mini-boat or glass bottom kayak, interact and swim with
dolphins, sharks and stingrays, and mingle with exotic birds, snakes and iguanas
on the Jungle Trail Walk. Open daily 8:30 am- 5:30 pm, first encounter 9:15
am, last 3:15 pm. Call 974-5335
PROSPECT ADVENTURE TOURS PROSPECT PLANTATION
Enjoy the open-air jitney ride, horseback rides, camel safari, hikes and bicycle
tours while you explore the 1000-acres of the Prospect Plantation. Open Mon
- Fri 8:00 am- 4:00 pm. Call 994-1058


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BAREFOOT LUXURY AT GOLDENEYE
Ma �


Famous for being the man who worked
ol with Jimmy Cliff, Burning Spear, Third
World and many other Jamaican artists
and ensured Jamaica's sensual reggae
rhythms infiltrated even the most
s remote areas of the planet, Blackwell's
name will forever be intertwined with
Jazz guitarist Ernie Ranglin and Chris Blackwell at GoldenEye in 2009 global music icon Bob Marley. This
(Photo: cou'tosy of Chris claekw/ ie) Jamaican entrepreneur made his
fortune in the music industry with the 1959 formation of Island Records, a venture he built into the world's most
successful and groundbreaking independent record label. Inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2001,
Blackwell is recognized as the single person most responsible for turning the world onto reggae music.





money to record their first album without a contract.
Blackwell's gesture led to the long term success of both Marley and Island Records. Of his experience with Marley
Blackwell says; "He trusted my instincts, which were that he should go after being a rock star, rather than a
star on black American radio. His music was rough and raw and exciting, but all black American music at the
time, other than James Brown, was very slick and smooth. Bob trusted me on that, he was as keen as I was."
When Blackwell got Eric Clapton to record a rock version of Marley's "I Shot The Sheriff", history was made.
Island Records and Blackwell himself became renowned for a relaxed, nurturing vibe and an imaginative flair for
marketing. The secret of the music moguls success resided with his skill in spotting and creating trends, his gift
for finding talent and his insistence on quality control. Over thirty years, the mastermind behind Island Records
gave the world rock stars U2, Cat Stevens, Steve Winwood, Melissa Etheridge, Tom Waits, The Cranberries, Grace
Jones, Richard Thompson, PJ Harvey, Roxy Music and Robert Palmer, just to name a few. Blackwell sold Island
Records in 1989, eight years after Bob Marley died from cancer at the tender age of 36. "It got too big for me,
and the enjoyment was not there anymore. It was never the same after Bob died. It was about so much more
than music when he was alive."


Blackwell currently runs Island Outpost, which he set up to operate and market a group of elite resorts in
Jamaica including Strawberry Hill in the Blue Mountains, Jake's in Treasure Beach, The Caves in Negril, and
the recording studio and private hotel Geejam near Port Antonio, where artists such as Gwen Stefani and No
Doubt, Drake and Gorillaz have recorded.
The former music mogul is now putting his sizeable talent into the creation of his new master piece; GoldenEye
Hotels & Resorts. He draws comparisons from the music industry to the real estate industry; "It is almost like
having a great song, gives you the responsibility of making a great record. It is the same with GoldenEye and
the overall masterplan for the area. You have the responsibility to make sure it is amazing."
Blackwell bought GoldenEye from the lan Fleming estate in 1976.
He started renting out Fleming's main villa, and soon started
receiving requests from visitors who wanted to buy a little slice
of heaven. "That is what made me think I should probably
develop the property," he explains. Walking around barefoot,
Blackwell has spent decades and at least USS50 million since
the mid-90's, creating a hide-away that captures what he
considers to be the island's true charm. Says the developer
SJamaica's magic is the breeze."
The magical spot possesses significant family history and a
lifetime of memories for Blackwell, who grew up swimming in
The FieldSpa at GoldenEye, home base to the resorts the waters off the Oracabessa coast in the summers, when not
wellness programs (Photo: courtesyof Island Outpost) attending boarding school in England. Considered the love of lan
Fleming's later life, his mother Blanche Lindo became the James Bond author's muse and the inspiration for the
character Pussy Galore in Goldfinger. Explains Blackwell; "lan built the house in 1948, and he wrote all the Bond
books at GoldenEye. You really could say that James Bond was born here." The combination of GoldenEye's history
as the birthplace of James Bond with Blackwell's fame as the discoverer of Bob Marley, has created a mystique
and an allure that is hard to match. Artists and musicians have been enjoying the
i : mquility of GoldenEye for years. Reveals Blackwell; "Sting wrote Every Breath
S You Take here and Bono has been here several times. Recent visitors
include, Scarlett Johanson and Tom Waits. Jay-Z and Beyonce spent
Christmas with us."


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The stunning waterfront Lagoon Cottages are surrounded by tropical James Bond author lan Fleming (right) and Jamaican champion
gardens, palms and mangrove (Photo: courtesy of Island Outpost) swimmer Barrington Roper, with whom he used to go spear fishing at
GoldenEye (Photo: courtesy of Chris Rlackwell)
You just have to admire Chris Blackwell's attitude to life and his openness to new ideas, which has brought him
extraordinary opportunities throughout his life. However, you soon realize that part of Blackwell's genius lies in
having a long term plan that he commits fully to bringing to fruition. This is definitely the case with GoldenEye,
a place as enthralling as its history. The property boasts an enormous variety of trees, plants, flowers and birds
and puts you at complete ease the moment you step through its entrance to see the beach resort's drawbridge
reveal itself through the trees as a hidden paradise.
GoldenEye includes 9 beach cottages and 8 lagoon units, ranging from USS840k for a single bedroom hideaway
- to USS1,8m for a 2 bedroom beach cottage. On the beautiful lagoon side, you can purchase a studio cottage
with an oceanfront deck from where you can dive straight into the turquoise lagoon. The cottages come with a
lot upon which you can build a villa. GoldenEye's group of purchasers is an international clientele of people who
are attracted to the resorts rustic privacy. States the developer; "The GoldenEye lifestyle is not for everyone."


The stunning Fleming Beach at GoldenEye (Photo: courtesy of Island Outpost)


The luxurious hide-away forms part of a Masterplan to develop Oracabessa Bay into a waterfront resort community.
He describes the lan Fleming Airport, which is large enough for private planes to land, as a great addition to the area.
Firmly rooted in his community, Blackwell set up the Oracabessa Foundation in the mid-90's to inform the locals
about his plans, market the project and create a community spirit. To this day, the Foundation has monthly information
meetings to ensure that the community is on board with the development plans. "I started working with these musicians
from the streets. Those are the real people," explains Blackwell. In practical terms, the Foundation has donated a wing
to the local school, assisted with various sports program and helped the community in various ways.
The latest of his adventures is the recent launch of "Blackwell Gold" rum, an idea started by his friend Richard
Kirschenbaum, who owns a successful advertising agency in New York. "Dark rum is going to be the next big
thing," says Blackwell. One just has to marvel at the creativity of the promoter, who is as laid back and
disarmingly charming as the island on which he lives. Visit www.goldny.com
Visit ww.goldeneye.com


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ENJOY THE

FLAVOURS OF

ISLAND CUISINE
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MONTEGO BAY
i AEVE'S TABLE, THE PALMYRA RESORT & SPA
CUISINE: INTERNATIONAL
Located in the stylish Clubhouse of The Palmyra, Executive Chef Scott
Simpson creates an exciting array of breakfast, lunch and dinner delights.
Eve's Table is already renowned for the eatery's fabulous Sunday Brunch
with Jazz music entertainment, the last Sunday of every month.
Open for breakfast from 7:00 am- 11:00 am, lunch: 12:00 pm - 4:00
pm and dinner: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm. Call 632-8000
THE HOUSEBOAT GRILL, FREEPORT
CUISINE: INTERNATIONAL
Nestled in the Montego Bay Marine Park Fish Sanctuary, the Houseboat Grill offers a unique setting for an
intimate, romantic dinner on the water. With fresh seafood as a specialty, which continues to be a favorite
choice, diners can choose their own live lobster from a glass covered
lobster trap on deck. Enjoy dinner in the enclosed dining room or, the
open-air moon deck. Wherever you choose, the excellent food,
magnificent atmosphere, and great service at The Houseboat Grill ensures
a perfect evening out. The dress code is casually elegant, high heels
not recommended.
Open daily for dinner from 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm. Bar opens at 4:30 pm,
with daily '2 for the price of 1' happy hour on local brands from 5:30
pm to 7:00 pm. Call to inquire about the complimentary shuttle service
in the Montego Bay area. Tel: 979-8845
ROBBIE JOSEPH'S SEAHORSE GRILL, MONTEGO BAY YACHT CLUB, FREEPORT
CUISINE: INTERNATIONAL
Robbie Joseph's Seahorse Grill is a seaside eatery located at the "Tip Of The Bay" within the Montego Bay
Yacht Club, Freeport (across from Sunset Beach Hotel).


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With more than 35 years of culinary experience, Chef Robert Joseph has brought new life into this enchanting,
waterfront restaurant & cocktail bar, specializing in world class, global cuisine with a West Indian twist. Fresh
seafood, steaks, pastas and local Jamaican favourites encompass the menu along with traditional tasty burgers,
salads and sandwiches. Dine al fresco under the stars or in the enclosed dining room an experience that you
won't quickly forget. Enjoy great food, spectacular sea views and the outstanding, casually elegant ambiance of
the legendary Montego Bay Yacht Club marina.
Weekly specialty nights include 'AII-You-Can-Eat Buffet' on Fridays and 'Girls Night Out' on Saturdays. Open
daily for lunch & dinner - 10:00 am to 11:00 pm. Call 684-9133. www.theseahorsegrillja.com

OTE MOTG II ETEIE


Margarilaville. Gloucesler Avenue
I 111 .11 E I lTE PF'IIA TIi ll A l_
II iili l , 1:i , 11 1i 11 in - 'i . 111111 Tel: 952-4777
Margueriles Sealood by The Sea, Gloucesler Avenue
I I.II IIIE .E A IA I 111i
IilI ,1:11, I h 1 II II | Iin - 111 :;11 i1| 1 Tel: 952-4777
Pier 1 Sealood ReslauranI & Bar, Howard Cooke
Boulevard
I I I .I ll E i.E A I; liI lI i
IlJ -11 I fl l, IIII_' O Il m - . IIII Im l m ,l '[ IIII I_ -
I1 111 '11 Tel: 952-2452
The Twisled Kill
I III.I llE IIlTEI'IIATI NlA L
I il i| l ll7 i .iiJI l I I I 1 111 ll1 i " I, I ;lll Tel: 9 5 2 -94 8 8
The Prince ol Wales. Hall Moon Shopping Village
IT II TfII3-77Alili II ,jA _'. , I0- H 'IL- FAF'I
1 ll 'n 1 l " I , 1 .,- - 1 [jA lii , , , I I'] 1I l -11 - I R II in
Tel: 953-9770


The Jamaica Bobsled Cale. Gloucesler Avenue
I II l lll IIITEPI-ATI IIA IL
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Tel: 940-7009
Scolchie's. Coral Gardens
I IllI IAE lA II AN ILEP-
i ,i| -n , J il, I OI i-ii i 3 11 ii II 11i1 Tel: 953-330 1
Akbar & Thai Garden. Hall Moon Shopping Village,
Rose Hall
II I l II|E II| | IA Il . TH A I
I1 I u: li , ill, I I-, l ll . - . I l1 ll lln I 1 I, I O IU l
1]1 :'I, i11i Tel: 953-8240
Sugar Mill Reslauranl, Hall Moon Goll Course.
Rose Hall
II1 '.l[ll IA .IA II A [All I[III I 'IIA T lli lA LI
111-11 , il, h., i i , lii wi, -l I 1-1 ,1 1 11 U1 O I 1 1 1 T e l:
953-2314
The Pelican. Gloucesler Avenue
I I.I l ll IAl i 1AlII.A II l IIJ IE P IIATl II IJAl
I ,I| | l |, 1 I i 1 1111 - I I III1 111 Tel: 9 5 2 -3 17 1


Information provided is subject to change.


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ANGELA'S ITALIAN RESTAURANT, HITTER VILLAGE,
IRONSHORE
CUISINE: ITALIAN
Great Italian food made daily with fresh ingredients. Watch as your pizza
bakes in a traditional wood fired brick oven. The tastes and fragrances
created by the heat of the wood fire produce a pizza, which is clearly
superior to those cooked in a standard oven. Savour Angelas hearth
baked homemade piecrust, which is complemented with only the finest
ingredients and topped with a tantalizing blend of spices and Italian
tomatoes. This is pizza as it was meant to be. In addition, the extensive menu offers a delightful array of anti-
pasti, salads, chicken, pasta and seafood. Stop in and enjoy the outstanding Italian cuisine in a relaxing
atmosphere. Take out also available.
Open daily 11:30 am - 10:00 pm (Fri, Sat, Sun - 11:00 pm). Tel: 953-3406 or 953-3114


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OCHO RIOS
EVITA'S ITALIAN RESTAURANT, EDEN BOWER ROAD
CUISINE: ITALIAN, JAMAICAN & FUSION
Uniquely located in an authentic 1860 Gingerbread house, patrons that
visit Evita's enjoy the most magnificent views of Ocho Rios' beautiful bay,
Italian host Eva (Evita), personally ensures that her guests are properly
entertained and eat well. Evita's has been featured in many publications
including Gourmet Magazine and Bon Appetite. This little pasta house is
a member of the World's Oldest & Foremost Gourmet Society and just
about every celebrity who has visited Ocho Rios has enjoyed the food at
the famous restaurant including Michael Bolton, Meg Ryan, Alec Baldwin, Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss, Christy
Turlington, Keith Richards, the Rolling Stones and a string of other dignitaries. Open daily for lunch & dinner from
11:00 am - 11:00 pm. Call: 974-2333

MISS T'S KITCHEN, 65 MAIN STREET
CUISINE: AUTHENTIC JAMAICAN
One of Ochi's best-kept culinary secret, Miss Ts Kitchen is a rustic Jamaican
restaurant and bar offering a selection of healthy, home-style Jamaican dishes
and beverages in a unique, garden setting. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner,
prices are reasonable, the service reflects the warmth of the Jamaican people.,
Only a stone's throw from the Ocho Rios town clock, Miss T's Kitchen combines
the rocking rhythms of old time Jamaican music with freshly made culinary delights such as crispy plantain
chips, country-style roast yam and salt fish, authentic spicy jerk chicken salad and rundung shrimp. Miss T's
specials are oxtail, rice and peas and her famous curry goat. Open Monday - Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm,
Friday and Saturdays until 10:00 pm. Call 795-0099

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Hardrock Cale, Main Sireel
I.I.III IIE :III -'l ATIIIIIlAL


J 1il1, 1 Il i 11 1-'$ ii nin Tel: 974-3333
Toscanini, Harmony Hall. Sl. Mary
I.I1. 11 II T ITA LIA II
OII e n Tii ; - 'un l - I' 1, 11in hilni hI .111
. IIUli1 III ]':V 1 iiii h r iiiiiH Tel: 975-4785
Le Papillon ReslauranI and The Caviar Bar.
Royal Planlalion
.I.I III : FPEl i i I APll ,IBBEAll
II|: i n ini ,Jill, . ;',1 i in ] II l Uin U Tel: 974-5601
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Jimmy Bullell's Margarilaville Bar & Grill.
Island Village
l II l.llj , AM PllF .AI I I-l l lITI I l:ATI6 l5JAI
l i 1 1 , :11 n I, 9 I1t iii - 1 l-iI ii T llu l, i67 5 - 7 , [ ,1.1
Yv,-,I nil 'i, t, 11 [ihl . 11- Iil Tel: 675-8976


Information provided is subject to change.


The Dinner Terrace al Ihe Jamaica Inn
HiilII IIIE I l l :l - IIA TI rl I _A L
1 ' 1-i l ;1il, :. ; 11I i1 - 'i :I i in Tel: 974-2514
Passage Io India, Soni's Plaza
I 1 .I ll. 1[1[ A II
111|- ,11 | J|: : .lll 1111111 Ji i 1 ii inii i Tel: 795-3 182
The Ruins al Ihe Falls, 17 DaCosla Drive
1 111 .1111 l lA , l I.A ll. I IIIT E PI lA T liillAlI
Ii u-1 l ,;ll, I ' 111 lill ' 1 :' ii iin Tel: 974-8888
Myslic Dining Reslaurani & Bar. Myslic Mounlain.
Dunn's River Main Road
III , 11 I TII - I| A T lilr A L

lu r ill im i u 1ii I rnii , l . ii ;i i n ll, .i, 1 , 1': 1.l iu i i
iI iiII 111I Tel: 974-3990/exl. 219 ill 218
Coco Brown's Coffee Bar. Island Plaza
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I l- M.l, -ir .; II; ;i - I i iII l|ii Call: 974-7737



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Caribbean Cale and Party. Time Square Shopping Mall
T il n- '.i i 1i i- l i i- I. - l i I-' i l , i i. 1111-1
' 1 111 ii [ 11111 [J1'I" i j, [h) ' i, ,, ,
Pushcarl ReslauranI al Pirales Cave. Wesi End Road
[..1.I lIll IA l. lA II.A II
11r,1- ,l1i , h .um . I01 pill II 01) 1 1 , , Ilhun ,l
, Il pI , I 11 1111 , ,, Tel: 957-4373
Rick's Cale. West End Road

- ii1-i , I i ii 1 n I1 i" Tel: 957-0380
Rockhouse Reslauranl, WesI End Road
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Tel-,- 1 1 ,I: ; ,I . 1 1 Jl - I n i I:i, Il I 0 01i-4
Tel: 957-4373


Jack Spral. Jake's Holel. Treasure Beach
I.I.I ll ll IAlA IIA A II A . I IlTIP IIATIIi llA IL
I1il,:i 1I;iil, 1 11 11 ill - 1111 111 in Tel: 965-3583
Lew's Inlernalional Chinese ReslauranL Mandeville
I .I I.I 1 I I H I I L' E
I1O u:ni lii, - T l l i _' IP 1 i p ill - 'JI I II 111 1 I--ri i iiJ
' ii - 'i _ il ii - :', .'1 iUii Tel: 962-1252
Red Bones Blues Cale, 1 Argyle Road, Kingslon 10
.11 11. III 1 A P IB B EA II, FI.' IIill


Hungry Lion. WesI End Road
Irill lll: VEiETAPIAII 'EAFiiilli
",, | ,1:,I, 1 NN |in 0 I, I I IEI rpil Tel: 957-4486
Jimmy Bullell's Margarilaville Bar & Grill. Norman
Manley Boulevard
I I.IN IIE- Al IEPl AIJ i API:.A B EAII
-l, i- ii ii l, 'Ii9 iU i' II II Iiiii Tel: 957-9180/
957-4467
Cosmo's Sealood ReslauranI & Bar. Norman Manley
Boulevard
I lll.llll A 1EA: 111l IAr.1 AIJ AI
IIl,- i, d1;l , 9 II1I i - I li1) 1, Tel: 957-4330


INGSTON ELEGANTANDCASUALI RESTAURANTSI


Gaucho's Grill. 20a Soulh Avenue. Kingslon 10
..I1 G P II -_ IIII.A L . III lTE PI lATli IIA Il

Tel: 754-1380
Norma's on Ihe Terrace, Devon House
I.I.I I II I 'APIBBEAI' I !. IiiTEPI ATli i[AL IlTl lI9l l
lii:3n rlull, 1: 111e I l - II5148 8 lun I. - I ,.,
lill, h,.lilI , Tel: 968-5488


Chililo's. 64 Hope Road, Kingslon 6
S Ii , ll ll .IIE - i A II
l i 1u 1 .1 - _', 1 1 I l lan . -1 11 1 i i i i .. 1[ iii.il. il
II 1 1111i Tel: 978-0537
TGI Friday's, 51 Hope Road, Kingslon 10
lI .II .l Il A lTlEP:ll i All

I-I , i, II I1: nIn _g1 liii Tel: 978-8443


l , . U 1 i - ri ii u -r I I I 1 1111 u 1 h. lh n I, 3 In
Illl 11 1 ' , 11ll ll i l, 6 I 0 - I I 1 il0 n
Tel: 978-8262
Andrea's Sleakhouse al Marblue Villa Suiles,
Treasure Beach. SI. Elizabelh
S.II I I1: Ir| T -I'I |IA TIIrl,[ A L
li n i i- 1 ll 1 1-3 l ii: ; 1 1i; n J 1- II .I _III 'n .
llll ' l l ril 1 11 I 1 . 1 ll, h lu il 1 I I , i l
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FOR DESSERT Visit the Calypso Gelato Italian Ice Cream and Tortuga Rum Cake factory in Reading, only a few
minutes from Montego Bay. All natural, no preservatives or colorants are used used to make Calypso Gelato's 50
different flavours, from traditional Italian tastes like Hazelnut, Tiramisu and Panna Cotta to the all Jamaican Sour
Sop, Passion Fruit, Guava, Mango and many more. Gelato not only tastes good it's good for you. Open Mon to Fri
8:30 am to 6:00 pm, Sat 9:00 am to 6:00 pm and Sun 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. Call 979-9381
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It is always 5 o'clock somewhere! Lean back and luxuriate in the Margaritaville state of mind, while you try out
the 52 types of signature Margaritas to the backdrop of the Caribbean Sea. The relaxed but lively atmosphere
is one of the key reasons people love to visit Margaritaville. Decorated with parrots, sharks, tropical plants,
photos of Buffett and his band, and bright, tropical colors, Jimmy Buffett's music plays non-stop on videos and
concert footage to create a cheerful, sunny atmosphere suitable for all age groups.
Margaritaville concentrates its food
and drink selections on items that
are associated with Buffett's music.
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perfect meal, just like the lyrics to the song suggest. The bar serves up a rainbow tropically-flavoured margaritas
and signature 22-ounce bongs of beer.
All three Margaritavilles on the north coast are situated at spectacular oceanfront locations and offer a variety
of watersport experiences. While M'ville Mobay boasts a100 ft water slide which will dump you straight into the
beautiful Caribbean Sea right in front of the conveniently anchored water trampoline, Mville Negril is a great
place to rent an oceanfront cabana for the day and chill out in a private lounge right on the resorts famous 7
mile beach. M'ville Ocho Rios's waterslide takes you directly to the pool bar where you can sit and enjoy a
tropical concoction, unless of course you prefer to hang out on the white sand beach.
Be as active or as relaxed as you want to be, while you enjoy some of the best foods and drinks anywhere on
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r With new nights, new lights, new sounds and a brand Scott invites everyone to come and experience the sexy, new Club Ville concept first hand; "Club Ville offers a
new attitude, Club Ville has launched seven new theme free roundtrip shuttle service from your hotel to our nightclubs. A new party adventure awaits you each and
nights to create a different experience each night of the every night at Jamaica's Party Central number one, so jump on the free hotel shuttle bus to Club Ville, upgrade
week. States Neville Scott, Director of Marketing, your social life and live the dream!"
"Margaritaville is known as the Caribbean's most Look out for a string of live performances at Club Ville in Montego Bay and Ocho Rios during the spring. Stay
legendary party spot in the Caribbean, but we felt it was tuned for upcoming performances by Vybz Kartel at Club Ville Mobay and Negril, Mavado at Club Ville Ocho
n time for us to freshen up our image and our offering." Rios as well as a number of other hot Jamaican acts in March, April, May and June. Join Club Ville's Facebook
Explains Neville, "Club Ville was born out of an page to stay up to date with the latest news.
Margaritaville GM Andre Dixon breaks it down for RETV at the Club understanding that we needed to differentiate our daytime
Ville launch (Photo: Margaritaille) and the nighttime experiences. Club Ville has sort of N
become the 'alter ego' of Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville."
To recapture the reputation and mystique as the
Caribbean's most legendary night club, the Margaritaville
team drew upon their 15 year history as a celebrated
party hotspot. "While we've added new experiences, we
also looked at things that we had done well in the past, "
which led to the rebirth of the lingerie pajama party,"
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Margritaville's Marketing Team at the Club Ville Launch. LR Neville Signature party nights that are luring clubbers back to-
Scott, Britt Mitchell, Jermaine Wilson, Amanda Lue-Sang, Andre 'Pnut' Club Ville night after night, start with Monday night's
Brown. (Photo Margaritai#i) GLOW party. Guests wear white clothing which takes on
an ethereal glow under the club's black lights. Tuesday night features the 'Vivacious Bare As You Dare Pajama L
Party', to which ladies in Lingerie are admitted free of charge. 'My Cup', Wednesdays and 'TGI Fridays' are all
inclusive 'All You Can Drink' party nights with drink specials featuring Smirnoff Vodka, Appleton Special and .
Red Stripe Draft, while 'Heineken All-Star Thursday' features green themed decorations and drink specials from ...
Heineken. Party-goers have a good chance of bumping into illustrious personalities at Club Ville's Saturday
'Smirnoff Night Life' while Sunday 'Therapy' is the perfect antidote after a hard weekend of partying. iM A .




















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The striking view from The Palmyra Clubhouse (Photo:Heidilch)


Quickly becoming the hottest place to be on the island's northcoast, The Palmyra is again paving the way for a new and innovative way of ownership at
the luxury resort. Adding to its portfolio of real estate products, The Palmyra Resort & Spa has launched a Private Residence Club named "Residences
at The Palmyra", offering investors access to the luxury and sophistication at the island's premier beachfront community at a fraction of the cost.


The upscale fractional product is targeted at people who are looking for a cost effective way to own a
second home at Jamaica's most sought after address. "We are introducing this upscale fractional product
due to an increasing demand for a more affordable and flexible product offer. "Residences at The Palmyra"
offers a savvy way to own a second home at the island's most exclusive community for a certain amount
of time per year," says Maurice Aronow, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at The Palmyra Resort & Spa.


sophisticated interiors in a harmonious fusion of Traditional British Colonial Style, each exquisitely appointed
residence presents spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea and The Palmyra's private palm tree lined white
sand beach. Says Aronow; "The Residence Club concept is a clever way of ownership which delivers carefree
luxury. Our unique concierge program attends to every detail of luxury home ownership, enabling the owner
to just relax and enjoy. We take care of everything from A to Z."


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residence (Photo: Heidi loch) Caribbean Sea as the backdrop (Photo: Heidi lch)
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artisan crafted, seasonal, farm fresh, exotic delights," Sugar
& Spice offers customers gourmet fare with a Jamaica twist.
n *.r:l.i-- - Pii i iith, Commerce & Merchandising Director for The Palmyra; "Our
SgyuJil i- u ilhu.,L.i-t hl ;Iiii-1m y products and artisan items Jamaica has to offer, while making
sure we cater to both locals and tourists who are looking for gourmet items along the Gold Coast."


Sugar & Spice's product lines highlight several well known Jamaican products such as
Appleton Rum, Red Stripe, Busha Browne, Belcor Honey, Jablum Coffee as well as
many more special finds from the island's bounty. Serving coffee, tea, juices, sandwiches,
and salads, Sugar & Spice's management hopes the spot becomes a gathering place
for people to meet, have a coffee and a bite to eat in a relaxing atmosphere. Explains
Parey-Smith; "We will be playing on the trading company theme throughout our store
by offering limited tasting and specials, which will be marketed on our website as the
items become available."


Visit www.sugarandspicetradingcompany.com and sign up for the Sugar & Spice newsletter to stay up to date with
exclusive tasting events, specials, discounts and more. Or better yet, stop by Sugar & Spice at The Palmyra Resort
& Spa daily from 8:00 am - 8:00 pm.


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Clarke's workout routines are endorsed by a string of
faithful local followers as well as visitors and celebrities
who hire the personal trainer to help them stay in
.In m shape during shorter stays on the island. Explains
Clarke; "I put together programs that are adapted to
the individual's needs, whether their objective is weight
loss, body sculpting or simply staying in shape."
Extremely result oriented, the fitness professional takes
pride in making his clients look and feel good, by
helping them to adapt healthy exercise and nutritional
habits into their daily lives. Clarke puts together
individual training programs and nutritional
recommendations for each client, depending on their
Technical instruction to avoid injury is one of the many benefits of a objectives. Says the fitness expert; "The most important
personal trainer (Photo: C. Clarke) thing to me is that my clients accomplish their goals."
In addition to providing motivational support and proper technical instruction, the get-in-shape-guru keeps
records of his clients' exercise sessions to help monitor progress, and advises his clients on how to modify
their lifestyle outside of the gym to improve their overall health. Explains Clarke; "The benefit of a personal
trainer lies in several areas. Aside from benefiting from expert advice and a tailor made fitness program, which
ensures efficient workouts, there is great value in the encouragement of a personal trainer who can help you
stay focused on your goals while still making exercise enjoyable."


management of the company. The experience he gained in customer service from his time at both corporations
has been an important key to his success. Combining his professional attitude to service and extensive knowledge
in the area of fitness, Clarke has created a platform from which he has been able to firmly establish himself as
the leading personal trainer in Jamaica.
The exercise professional has recorded several fitness programs with his client columnist, author, talk show
host and lecturer Dr. Tony Vendryes, the leading holistic and wellness expert in Jamaica, who refers to him as
the country's "number one personal trainer". He regularly works with famous local personalities including reggae
superstar Jimmy Cliff, dancehall singer Ce'Cile and Peter Lloyd, one of Jamaica's most successful actors and
member of the prestigious Screen Actor's Guild of America. While Peter Lloyd credits Clarke with "transforming
my health and my body, both internally and aesthetically , singer Ce'Cile describes his workout as "totally awesome".
After several years working from a local gym, Clarke now practices freelance, offering personal training at
client's homes or workouts with visitors staying at various resorts in the Montego Bay area. With the popularity


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With his striking physique, the 6.1 foot Kingstonian is a great endorsement for the benefits of a good fitness
regiment and a healthy lifestyle. A certified Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Trainer, AFAA (Aerobics and
Fitness Association of America) as well as a certified Nutrition/wellness consultant AFPA (American Fitness
Professionals & Associates), Clarke has a multifaceted repertoire which he pulls from and adapts to each client's
requirements. He also knows how to get results for his clients without putting them through the agony of a boot
camp and has gained a reputation as a personal trainer with a no-nonsense, efficient approach. The steadily
growing number of happy, healthy clients who are willing to pay top dollar for his expertise, provides ample
proof of his ability to deliver what his devotee's want. Explains Clarke: "My service consists of 1/3 exercise, 1/3
diet and 1/3 motivational and inspirational support."
The personal trainer decided to follow his passion for fitness after numerous years in corporate Jamaica. His
first experience with the health & fitness industry started in the Spanish speaking department of a subsidiary
of LA-based company '24 Hour Fitness' a decade ago, giving advice and selling memberships to non-English
speaking gym members. While subsequently working at internationally renowned printing company Vistaprint
Ltd, where he was recognized for his fast, friendly & dedicated service, Clarke started training the corporate
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With the ladies from one of Clarke's group fitness classes (Photo: C. Clarke)
of personal training outdoors on the rise, paving the way for more creative ways to exercise, Clarke takes full
advantage of Jamaica's unique backdrop to create spectacular workouts. He explains; "I like to take advantage
of the scenery and climate that Jamaica has to offer to help clients take their minds off their workouts."
To ensure exercise routines don't get monotonous or tedious, Clarke uses the island's environment to switch up
his client's workouts. States the trainer, "For cardio vascular exercise, a walk or run along the golf course to
the picturesque views of waterfalls and beautiful scenery is a great way to make exercising enjoyable. One of
the most unique things Jamaica has to offer is the Caribbean Sea, - water is a great way to switch up workouts
and make them more efficient. Training in water also burns more calories, so I often use the ocean or pool for
Aquasize or Water Aerobics." The trainer often uses the beach for strength drills, boxing gloves outside or does
stretching exercises to the sound of the waves and views of the ocean.


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Says New York based Kristi Henderson, a PR professional who trains with Clarke when she visits Jamaica every
few months; "I really appreciate the variety that Christopher offers in his workouts. I have a tendency to get
quickly bored with exercise routines, but he keeps it new and fresh each day. He does not confine my workouts
to a gym and if it is nice outside, he will suggest walking or running outside and doing exercises on the beach."
Clarke's ability to adapt to his clients' schedules is an essential element to the many celebrities and business
owners who use his services to stay fit in the middle of hectic lives. Hence, his aptitude to deliver efficient
workouts at the client's convenience has become Clarke's trademark and the goal oriented trainer prides himself
in making his clients get fit in record time. Says Lester Scott, General Manager at The Palmyra Resort & Spa,
who works out with Clarke on a regular basis; "Chris' clients are walking advertisements! He really takes pride
in you looking good, and helps you accomplish your goals whether it is too lose weight or to tone up." The
hospitality professional credits the trainer with a multifaceted approach which has helped him achieve his target
weight and generally tone up in a mere 6 weeks.
Practicing what he preaches, Clarke doesn't smoke or drink and lives a healthy lifestyle, which is clearly
evidenced from his amazingly perfect physique. His impressive frame and handsome face have landed him on
calendars, T-shirts, key chains and corporate ads, and his appearance on the catwalk of Caribbean Fashion
Week has been featured in the national newspapers. Recently, the fitness guru had the ladies whistling at his
beautiful body and fabulous six-pack at a Montego Bay fashion show.
If you would like to take advantage of the benefit of a personal trainer, whether for shorter or longer periods,
Clarke is available at tel. +1 876 894 3255 or by email: transcaribcc@yahoo.com. His services include personal
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CARNIVAL AT ROUND HILL


Sugar Cane Ball Co-Chairs Candace Hart and Violet Lewis. Josef Forstmayr, MD Located in the Hanover Parish, Round Hill Hotel
of Round Hill in the background (Photo. Stanford rown) & Villas has been a major supporter of
Hanover Charities. Founded in 1957, Hanover Charities plays a major role assisting in a wide range of projects
for young and old citizens its home parish. The organisation's main annual fundraising event, the Sugar Cane
Ball, has taken place at Round Hill every year since the charity's inception and with festivities evolving into ever
more spectacular affairs over five plus decades, the 2011 event was no different.
Chaired by Katrin Schafelner-Casserly of Hanover Charities,
this year's Sugar Cane Ball was co-chaired by Candace Hart
and Violet Lewis under the theme "Alice in Wonderland."
Hosted by "Mad Hatter" Josef Forstmayr, the Managing
Director of Round Hill, guests arrived decked out in festive
party attire and enjoyed classic Jamaican cocktails as they
danced the night away. This year's silent auction items
included a visit to the set of NCIS with actor Michael
Weatherly and shoes from famed designer Vanessa Noel.
Round Hill's devotees of world leaders, cultural icons and
Hollywood A-listers flew in en masse to support the annual


Funds generated from the weekend's events
will go towards several initiatives, including the
implementation of programs aimed to
strengthen reading and computer skills in
several communities and the provision of
scholarships to local students in the parish.
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Ralph Lauren, David Lauren, Lauren Bush and Ricky Lauren (Photo. Stanford rown)

kitchens and health clinics and the distribution of basic necessities
to the disabled and the elderly. "Round Hill is delighted to work
wth Hanover Charities to raise money for their incredible charitable
efforts," said Josef Forstmayr, Managing Director of Round Hill.
"Through their work, our gracious guests and friends are able to
play a role in changing the landscape of Jamaica and making a
difference in the lives of those in need."


The Honourable Geneive Brown Metzger, Jamaican Consul General to New York; Pamela
Bridgewater, U.S. Ambassador to Jamaica; Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett, NCIS actor
Michael Weatherly, socialite Ivana Trump and Liz Brewer. (Photo: Stanford rown)


Lennox and Violet Lewis surrounded by friends (Photo.: Stanford Brown)
fundraiser. Notables attending these events included Ivana Trump, actor Michael Weatherly, fashion icons Ralph
and Ricky Lauren, Bob and Veronique Pittman, business tycoon Chris Blackwell, current US Ambassador to
Barbados Mary Ourisman, former U.S. Ambassador to Jamaica Brenda La Grange Johnson and her husband
Howard Johnson, U.S. Ambassador to Jamaica Pamela Bridgewater and her husband Reverend Russell Awkard,
Mexican Ambassador Leonora Rueda, Spanish Ambassador Celsa Nuno, Daisy Soros and World Champion Boxer
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'FARM TO TABLE' DINNERS IN ST. ELIZABETH


A sustainable agriculture advocate, Liz Solms
came to Jamaica in 2005 in order to establish
the island's first organic farmers cooperative after
receiving a prestigious grant from California's
'Foundation for Sustainability and Innovation'. An
accomplished Chef with a minor in Caribbean
studies and a culinary degree in community food
education from Heifer International, the
b n Pennsylvania native arrived on the island ready to
take on the challenge of promoting and refining
sustainable agriculture practices.
Perhaps it was a childhood firmly rooted in the
Gourmet dinner in the middle of the fields of Jamaica's 'breadbasket' St. urban environment of Philadelphia that compelled
Elizabeth(Photo: Contributed hyizS olms) Liz to adventure deep into the bush and the
mountains, in search of the island's most natural and time-honored ways to grow crops. Drawing on previous
experience working for international organizations that promote sustainable agriculture, Liz established the
Treasure Beach Ital Farmers Association' with local farmers in the parish of St. Elizabeth, training the 4 founding
farms in organic production, marketing, and distribution.
Through Banana Tree Consulting, Liz offers assistance to villas, hotels and commercial farms that wish to
establish organic on-site gardens. Her expertise includes everything from the development of infrastructure to
connection to the local supply chain of organic produce. Defined as food grown in harmony with nature without
the use of synthetic or chemical fertilizers, on land that has been absent of chemicals for a minimum of 3
years. Jamaica's organic food is certified by Jamaica Organic Agricultural Movement (JOAM), a voluntary
organization. Recognized in Europe and Britain, JOAM promotes much stricter standards than are applied in the
US, where food only needs to be 700% organically grown to achieve organic certification.
According to the agricultural expert, her greatest pleasure comes from providing small farmers with a viable
market, while enhancing a hotel's menu with beautiful, local produce. On any given day, you may find Liz up
to her waist in a cassava field reasoning with a local farmer, or perhaps gardening shoulder to shoulder with a
villa's gardener, teaching the tricks of the organic trade. Today, Liz lives and works with three farms in the
fruitful area of St. Elizabeth, a parish that she knows like the back of her hand. Affectionately called the
breadbasket' of Jamaica, the region has rightfully earned its name due to the fact that a lot of the island's
produce is grown here.
Working with farmers, the idea of hosting farm dinners seemed to be a natural evolution. The fact that Jake's,
one of Island Outpost's boutique hotels located on Treasure Beach, purchases its produce from small organic
farms in St. Elizabeth, created the perfect match. In collaboration with Jake's. Liz first introduced farm to table'


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dinners for people in Jamaica as a celebration of local farming, produce and cuisine. Explains Liz, "We want to
bring people back to the source of the food, where it comes from and at the same time teach people the art
and science of organic growing."
Set on a small farm in the hills of St. Elizabeth, 10 minutes down the road from Jake's, the scrumptious feast
starts with appetizers and cocktails whipped up from the farm's very own fresh fruit at 5:30 pm. Dinner is
served under a large mango tree, on an elegant white linen table surrounded by lanterns placed in the middle
of a field, bordered with curling vineyard-like rows of yam vines. Starting at 6:30 pm, dishes such as penne
with fresh lime basil, local goat cheese crostini and chicken with dill yogurt sauce are served family-style in
large bowls for up to 35 persons.
All meals are prepared using organic ingredients and paired perfectly with exquisite wines, provided by experts
like Caribbean Producers Jamaica. "The meal consists of four courses including the appetizer and offers options
for both vegetarians and meat lovers," explains Liz. The plan is to invite celebrity chefs and wine sommeliers to


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An organic farm in the Pedro Plains region (Photo: contributed y
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the dinners and host honey experts for the tasting of their locally produced fare. With no electricity at the farm,
the romantic atmosphere is emphasized by the sunset, the plethora of lit candles and the old-fashioned kerosene
lamps. "Our dinners have a very special vibe and people usually leave having made new friends," comments Liz.
While the farm dinners have received quite a bit of media coverage, the biggest marketing tool has been the
island's very effective word of mouth. "We get a lot of Kingstonians, who gladly take the 2 hour drive to St.
Elizabeth to join our farm dinners," explains Liz. Held the Saturday of each month that is closest to full moon,
farm dinners are planned for April 16th, May 14th and June 11th.
Reserve your farm dinner spot by calling Jake's at 965-3000 or visit www.islandoutpost.com. For information
about organic farming in Jamaica, visit www.bananatreeconsulting.com



Reserve your place at the farm to table dinner!
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DAVIDOFF CHAMPION
Davidoff Champion for men has a fresh, character with a sensual trail of
zestful bergamot and lemon with energizing galbanum essence and aromatic
sage. Davidoff Champion is completed by a masculine classic cedarwood
scent and the allure of a durable oak moss.
Available in 50 and 90 ml Eau de Toilette, 90 ml After Shave Splash, 100 ml
After Shave Balm, 200 ml Hair & Body Shampoo and 70 g Deodorant Stick.
Perfumer: Aurelien Guichard / Givaudan
Available at Profumo Perfumery & Cosmetics, Shop # CG5, Whitter Village,
Montego Bay, tel: 953-9699.


SHISEIDO SUN PRODUCTS
The Shiseido 'Extra Smooth Sun Protection
Lotion for Face and Body' is a highly
nourishing anit-aging sunscreen lotion for the face and body that protects
against the powerful UVA/UVB rays which cause sunburn, cell damage,
dryness, roughness and premature signs of aging. Smoothes on easily and
maintains vital moisture with no feeling of heaviness, it is also water and
perspiration resistant.
The Shiseido line also offers the 'Extra Smooth Sun Protection Cream for Face'.
Available at Profumo Perfumery & Cosmetics, Shop # CG5, Whitter Village,
Montego Bay, tel: 953-9699.


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SHISEIDO EYE SHADOWS
Available in many alluring shade combinations, the palettes of 3
eye shadows by Shiseido, offer an endless variety to your make-up
options. With true intense colors that blend easily and a silky smooth
texture that lasts all day, Shiseido's eye shadows offer versatile and
fun options. Micromatic color pigments ensure that the colors stay
clear, fresh and smooth all day. A special treatment formula prevents
eyelids from becoming dry.
Available at Profumo Perfumery & Cosmetics, Shop # CG5, Whitter
Village, Montego Bay, tel: 953-9699.
JAMAICA FI REAL
'Jamaica Fi Real' provides an in-depth look at Jamaica's people,
history, music, sports, religion and culture and a vivid twenty-first
century portrait of perhaps the world's most fascinating island.
Lavishly illustrated with over 200 images featuring places to go, foods to eat, religious practices as well as
cultural and historical icons, no other book about Jamaica provides such honest and creative representation of
Jamaica as 'Jamaica Fi Real'. Author of bestselling book 'Reggae Routes: The Story of Jamaican Music' and


longstanding columnist with the Jamaica Observer and the
Jamaica Gleaner newspapers, Kevin O'Brien Chang, paints a real
and insightful portrait of Jamaica looking at its music, culture,
sports, religion, history and people. Appealing to the Jamaican
Diaspora, persons wanting to visit Jamaica, and persons
generally interested in Jamaican history, culture and lifestyle.
Available at Fontana Pharmacy (Mandeville and Montego Bay),
all branches of Sangsters book store, Island Books at Whitter
Village in Ironshore Montego Bay, Bryans Bookstore (Ocho Rios
and Montego Bay), all Kingston bookshops and online at
www.ianrandlepublishers.com.


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PATWA APPAREL
The fun 'Patwa' clothing line features Jamaican expressions with an English explanation on T-shirts, tops, shorts,
skirts, pants and dresses. Trendsetting among all age groups, expressions on the clothing like Kuh Deh (look
there), Nuh Sey Nutten (don't say a word) or Nuh Badda Mi
(leave me alone) continue to evoke many smiles. Available
in many trendy colours, Patwa provided pieces for Ms.
Jamaica World Kerrie Baylis' wardrobe when she
represented the country in South Africa. Setting off
a patriotic clothing trend, the line has been
featured on local television programmes
, such as Smile Jamaica and CVM at Sunrise
g frp .. as well as in the popular Flair Magazine
. within the Daily Gleaner.


Get your Patwa on!
The collection is available at many stores island
wide including Things Jamaican (Norman Manley
Int'l Airport, Errol Flynn Marina and Devon House),
Fi Wi Brandish (Norman Manley Airport), Casa de
Xaymaca (Norman Manley Int'l Airport), Reggae
Vibes (Sangsters Int'l Airport), Breezes, Hedonism
II resorts, Fontana Pharmacy (Mandeville) and
online at www.patwaapparel.com. tel: 849-2571.


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Appealingly designed and decorated with a spectrum of
colours, roof lines and materials, renowned Kingston architect .
Clifton Yap has skillfully captured a town like feel that reflects .....
Jamaica's rich heritage. The architect, who has built many r
of the island's buildings including the Sovereign Centre int' ..
Kingston, Doctors' Cave Bathing Club and the Secrets Hotel, A.
has achieved his goal of creating a premier shopping centre , _
for visitors.
Catering to a mix of businesses, the variety of shops includes
a number of souvenir and gift outlets, shoes and clothing il2 2.
stores, such as 'Shoe Fetish' and 'Miami Vibe', electronics
- istores 'Tech City' and 'Watt's New', 'Island Books and Beyond' X
for books and magazines. While the 'Treasure Hunt Gaming
Lounge' offers patrons entertainment, the village is also home
to an ophthalmologist, a great supermarket with bakery, a well equipped pharmacy and a beauty supply store. .
Restaurant options include Italian, Jamaican and a soon-to-come Indian restaurant, a coffee shop, a buffet
restaurant, a vegetarian and ice cream & pastry parlour. States owner Angella Whitter, "Our aim is to have a /
nice food court and a children's play area at the eastern side of the property in the near future, so that families
can come and have a good time."
The successful business woman who developed the shopping village together with her husband, real estate
mogul Joe Whitter, revealed that sought after outlets such as 'KFC' and the 'Payless Shoes Source' are set to
move into their spaces soon.
Poised to become the most unique shopping experience in Montego Bay and its environs, the aim of the Whitter
Village is to be the island's #1 experience, fully satisfying its customers, catering to both locals and tourists.
This goal is already becoming a reality, go see for yourself. Visit Whitter Village in Ironshore, Montego Bay.

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movement believes resides within all of us. Rohan, who pays famers twice the average wage, decided that his
farm would not use pesticides and follow the 'Ital' way of natural farming. Explains Rohan; "My goal was to get
the coffee certified as organic in Jamaica and then the United States."
In 2010, Marley Coffee officially joined the other elite Jamaican Blue Mountain companies licensed to sell Blue
Mountain Coffee. Says Balram Vaswani, CEO of Marley Coffee; "Marley coffee is a great marriage of two brands
which both hold their own legacy." Marley Coffee Farms received their organic license from the Jamaica Organic
Agricultural Movement and USDA organic status in 2011.
O Rohan's aim is to operate a sustainable farm
in the community; "I love my father very much
and would like to carry on his legacy with the
creativity he passed onto all of his children.
I have used my talent to make Marley
Coffee and, in my own way, make the world
a better place."
In line with the late reggae icon's love for
football, Marley Coffee has also established the
Organic coffee beans (Photo:Marl Cofoee) 'Kicks for a Cause' charity. Explains the social
entrepreneur; "The goal of our Foundation is to build soccer fields and run soccer camps for children in coffee-
producing communities around the world. With a little bit of direction, they can turn around their lives."
The spokesman for all of the Marley family's business entities, Rohan plans to open a Marley Coffee House
which will showcase the Marley family history and the organic movement in Jamaica. Marley Coffee will also
be releasing a new, all handpicked Grade 1 Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee in the next few months called "Top
Rankin". All the coffee beans are small batch roasted to ensure utmost quality. Explains the coffee producer;
"Our father taught us to make dreams a reality, 12 years ago I wanted to get into the coffee business and here
I am today."
Marley Coffee can be found in the US and Canada at Whole Foods, Dean & Deluca, Sobey's and many Mom and
Pop stores all throughout North America. To find Marley Coffee on island contact Brew Brothers at 876-953-3404
or visit www.brewbrotherslimited.com


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The Marley name will always bring with it a certain mystique and
fascination, as inevitably, there always is an interesting story to be
discovered behind any endeavour pion-,-,i ii, tii,- 1-.iii-, i1:111i,
A vision inspired by Rohan Marley, the :,., a I. I rh- Bl.I- 1 l il-,
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drink a lot of coffee. Once I tried the
COFF ~f Ethiopian coffee, I got hooked. Back in
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Rohan Marley on his 52-acre coffee plantation small coffee roasters dotted along the a
(Photo Marley Coffee) roadside in the Blue Mountains."
After purchasing the idyllic 52-acre property with its quaint cottage and flowing
river in Chepstowe, Portland more than a decade ago, Rohan discovered that the
property had once been a coffee farm through conversations with local farmers.
Aiming to resurrect the coffee farm and provide opportunities and jobs to the
local community, Rohan set out to accomplish his goal of producing organic coffer
Explains the coffee farmer; who lives by the Rastafari principles of natural living and :ri, ri , I ii,. -iiii-r
of love, peace and unity'; "One of my main aims is to make sure that the lives of th- I.,,il 1:ii .- ii,- ,ii i,,
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Swiss watch-making. Our favorite piece of the collection is the AQUARACER
500M CALIBRE 5, a high-tech, high-performance diving instrument made
to last forever which boasts a steel bracelet and a 43mm diameter, black
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Time Square Plaza tel: 957-4922. www.casadeoro.com

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Inspired by the rugged exploration spirit of Harley-Davidson riders, the official
American railroad watch manufacturer BALL has recently launched the BALL
FIREMAN NIGHT TRAIN. This exceptional black night watch features more
than 60 micro gas tubes illuminating every second marker. For superior
scratch resistance and longevity, the 43mm black case is constructed
of stainless steel coated with Diamond-Like Carbon (DLC). Based on
a vintage military watch that has been refined by BALL designers, the
case profile is fitted to the wearer's wrist
for greater comfort. The matt black dial
reveals a white UTC (Zulu Time) window
with a date window, while the white-tipped
sword hands clearly mark the time. A truly
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* Aries: Red
* Taurus: Pale Pink, Green, Blue
* Gemini: Yellow
* Cancer: Silver, Metallic blue
* Leo: Golden Yellow, Orange
* Virgo: Navy Blue, Chocolate


* Libra: Pink, Green, Blue
* Scorpio: Maroon, Blood Red
* Sagittarius: Royal Blue, Deep Purple
* Capricorn: Grey, Dark Green
* Aquarius: Turquoise,
* Pisces: White, Silvery Green, Blue


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Topaz is prized throughout the world for its hardness, clarity and ability to provide strength, protection and
vision. Seen as the crystal of truth and forgiveness, it is a symbol of chastity, happiness, true friendship and
hope. Many believe that it helps people find their true purpose and destiny.


Inspired by the colors of the region, CARIBBEAN TOPAZ
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Set in 14 karat white or yellow gold as well
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made with the finest ingredients to create its rich, creamy and
characteristic flavour which allows you to savour the taste
of a true Jamaican icon. The recipient of six gold medals
among other numerous awards, Sangster's time honoured
craftsmanship is maintained through its use of quality aged
rum, luscious cream and Jamaican Spices.
Boasting the four flavours of 'Banana', 'Rum and Raisin',
'Coconut' and 'Blue Mountain Coffee', the variety blends
feature some of Jamaica's most delicious indigenous
ingredients. Made with the same attention to detail as the
original Sangster Rum Cream Liqueur, they tantalize the
most discerning taste buds. Simply pour over ice or blend
with ice in a cocktail to enjoy Sangster's Rum Cream.
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WHAT A GWAAN?


ATL BRITANNIA WINS A
HANOVER CHARITIES POLO


SHAGGY TO BE HONOURED BY THE AFJ
Diamond-selling Grammy reggae performer Orville
"Shaggy" Burrell will be honored as the 2011 International
Humanitarian by the American Friends of Jamaica (AFJ).
One of the biggest crossover success stories between
reggae, dancehall, pop and R&B hits, 'Shaggy' lives
according to the principle of "to whom much is given,
much is required". Commented Ambassador Sue Cobb,
AFJ's Chairperson; "Shaggy is the essence of the
charitable spirit we celebrate in our continued support
of the Jamaican society and its people."


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Winning team collecting their trophy from the Sponsors
From left to right Minister James Robertson, Andy Ve
Brennan, Adam Stewart, Kurt Chin and Paul Laylor (Phot
Chukka Caihihean Mdentures)
Chukka Caribbean Adventures held it's 4
Hanover Charities Polo Match at the Chukka
Polo Grounds in Sandy Bay Hanover in
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Jason Waites, John Byles and Shane Chin


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CELEBRATE CARNIVAL .BIG PALMYRA BEACH
IN JAMAICA BASH, APRIL 2, 2011
The carnival season in ,- Stay tuned for the upcoming
Jamaica is on and beach party with DJ Crazy,
continues until May 1, artists and entertainment at The Palmyra Resort & Spa.
2011. With costume
Parades and fetes, residents JAMAICA AIR SHUTTLE
ATLBrita..nnia. and visitors are drawn to
rnon, Andrew listen and dance to the vibrant STARTS CUBA AND HAITI SERVICE
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of James
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REGGAE JAMMIN PLUS ALBUM RELEASE
Produced by Tad A. Dawkins and Tad A. Dawkins Jr., Tad's Record has surpassed
all its previous successes with a free bonus disc album 'Reggae Jammin Plus
"i Vol. 2'. A unique and commendable selection of 40 reggae and dancehall tunes,
the album features smashing hits such as I'm Drinking Rum and Red Bull by
Beenie Man & Fambo, Stulla by Mavado, Dumpa Truck by Vybz Kartel, Two
Places by Shaggy and Hezron, Bonefide by Maxi Priest and Straight Jeans and
Fitted by Vybz Kartel featuring Russian. 'Reggae Jammin Plus Vol.2' is available at Tad's Record Int'l,
Sangster International Airport Montego Bay, or can be downloaded from iTunes or from www.tadsmcord.com.


(Photo: cch calypso, soca and reggae rhythms.
Jamaica) A series of roving parties will take the
carnival experience to several major towns in Jamaica:
DATES & LOCATIONS
Saturday, March 12: Socapalance UDC Field New Kingston
Friday, March 25: Socapalooza Negril
Saturday April 9: Soca Mania Montego Bay
Saturday April 16: Socaholics, Ocho Rios
Saturday, April 23: Beach Jouvert in Ocho Rios
Friday, April 29: Bacchanal Jouvert in Kingston
Sunday, May 1: Road March in Kingston
For more information visit www.bacchanaljamaica.com


Jamaica Air Shuttle has recently added Santiago
de Cuba and Port-au-Prince, Haiti to their gateways.
The Thursday and Sunday flights into the Antonio
Maceo Airport Santiago de Cuba originate in
Montego Bay and connect through Kingston Tinson
Pen while the Haitian route originates from Kingston
Norman Manley into Port-au-Prince every Monday
and Friday. The 1 hour (Cuba) and 1 12 hour (Haiti)
flights are serviced by a Beechcraft Model 99 twin
turbo prop engine, reconfigured for 12 passenger.
Contact Jamaica Air Shuttle at 906-9025-30 or
visit www.jamaicaairshuttle.com


2011 CALENDAR OF UPCOMING EVENTS
UNTIL MARCH 27 NATIONAL BIENNIAL IV - NATIONAL GALLERY OF JAMAICA, KINGSTON 922-1561/3/4
UNTIL MAY 1 BACCHANAL JAMAICA CARNIVAL- VARIOUS LOCATIONS 923-9138
MARCH 5 4TH JAMCEN HEALTH AND WELLNESS FEST- RANNY WILLIAMS ENTERTAINMENT 620-8588
CENTRE, KINGSTON AND HITTER VILLAGE, MONTEGO BAY
MARCH 6 4TH JAMCEN HEALTH AND WELLNESS FEST - MANDEVILLE, MANCHESTER 620-8588
MARCH 8 ONE LOVE REGGAE CONCERT SERIES, BLACK UHURU - NEGRIL ESCAPE, NEGRIL 382-4359
MARCH 12 EME (EXCELLENCE IN MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT) AWARDS -
NATIONAL INDOOR SPORTS CENTRE, KINGSTON WWW.EMEAWARDS.COM
MARCH 15 ONE LOVE REGGAE CONCERT SERIES, PROTOJE - NEGRIL ESCAPE, NEGRIL 382-4359
MARCH 22 ONE LOVE REGGAE CONCERT SERIES, HALF PINT - NEGRIL ESCAPE, NEGRIL 382-4359
MARCH 27 MARKET AT THE LAWN- DEVON HOUSE, KINGSTON 428-6523
MARCH 29 ONE LOVE REGGAE CONCERT SERIES, THIRD WORLD - NEGRIL ESCAPE, NEGRIL 382-4359
APRIL 5 ONE LOVE REGGAE CONCERT SERIES, RICHIE STEPHENS - NEGRIL ESCAPE, NEGRIL -.:' 4.
APRIL 16 JAKES' OFF-ROAD TRIATHLON - TREASURE BEACH, ST ELIZABETH ", . F'-
APRIL 23 BACCHANAL CARNIVAL - BEACH JOUVERT - JAMES BOND BEACH, ST MARY ': I:::I
APRIL 24-25 THE JAMAICA INTERNATIONAL KITE FESTIVAL - RICHMOND ESTATE, ST ANN 44 :
APRIL 25 TRELAWNY YAM FESTIVAL - ALBERTOWN, TRELAWNY ; I1::1l
APRIL 27 BACCHANAL CARNIVAL - SOCA @ DE SANDBAR - LIME CAY, KINGSTON i':: :::
APRIL 29 BACCHANAL CARNIVAL- BACCHANAL JOUVERT -KINGSTON 922 91
MAY 1 ROAD MARCH- KINGSTON I' 'il
MAY 26- 29 STYLE WEEK JAMAICA & FASHIONBLOCK - KINGSTON ' , '_,4'"
MAY 28- 30 CALABASH INTERNATIONAL LITERARY FESTIVAL - JAKE'S RESORT, TREASURE BEACH 965-0635
JUNE 11 -19 JAMAICA INTERNATIONAL OCHO RIOS JAZZ FESTIVAL- VARIOUS VENUES 927-3544
JULY 10 13TH ANNUAL LITTLE OCHIE SEAFOOD CARNIVAL -
ALLIGATOR POND, MANCHESTER
JULY 16- 23 REGGAE SUMFEST - CATHERINE HALL, MONTEGO BAY REGGAESUMFESTCOM
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