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Archive for May, 2008

Jamaica:Guide to Buying Property: Costs and Procedures

I ran across this article, and felt that the information could be beneficial to those of you thinking about purchasing property in Jamaica. Dated Nov 2007. http://www.globalpropertyguide.com/Caribbean/Jamaica/Buying-Guide How difficult is the property purchase process in Jamaica? There are no restrictions on foreign ownership of property. In purchasing property the first step is to make an [...]

Questions>On Moving to JA >Schools

The following post was recently placed by me on jamaicans.com Hi, I have been tasked with the job of gathering information for a free Resource guide e-book, that will be made available to expats relocating to Jamaica. Expat friends here in Kingston have shared with me that they could have been better prepared for a [...]

Questions>On Moving to JA>Discouragement

The following post was recently placed by me on jamaicans.com Hi, I have been tasked with the job of gathering information for a free Resource guide e-book, that will be made available to expats relocating to Jamaica. Expat friends here in Kingston have shared with me that they could have been better prepared for a [...]

Questions>On Moving to Jamaica>Public Services

The following post was recently placed by me on jamaicans.com Hi, I have been tasked with the job of gathering information for a free Resource guide e-book, that will be made available to expats relocating to Jamaica. Expat friends here in Kingston have shared with me that they could have been better prepared for a [...]

Build or Purchase Homes In Jamaica

To Build or to Buy? By John Casey Posted at jamaicans.com One of the foremost thoughts of those migrating to Jamaica is to buy a piece of land on the beach or one with a panoramic view of the Caribbean ocean to build their dream home. It isn’t as easy or as practical as it [...]

A Peace Corps Volunteer’s Tale

A Peace Corp Volunteer shares his cultural experiences of being in Jamaica. These stories appear to be have written sometime ago, but from a cultural perspective it could have been last year. http://www.abengnews.com/index.php?news=328 http://www.abengnews.com/index.php?news=336 http://www.abengnews.com/index.php?news=354 http://www.abengnews.com/index.php?news=349 addthis_url = ‘http%3A%2F%2Ftransitionsunshine.info%2F2008%2F05%2Fa-peace-corps-volunteers-tale%2F’; addthis_title = ‘A+Peace+Corps+Volunteer%26%238217%3Bs+Tale’; addthis_pub = ”;

On Surviving as a Trailing Spouse

In the parlance of the world of expats who move to a foreign country, the “trailing spouse” is the wife or husband who follows behind the partner moving to work. The welfare of the trailing spouse is critical to a move to a foreign land because studies have shown that some 60-70% of failed moves [...]