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    Hi, I am offered a job in Jamaica. Who can tell me a bit about living in Jamaica? I am moving with my family 2 kids and havn't got a clue what are nice area's etc....

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    Some good sites to find info on what's going on in Jamaica are:

    http://www.jamaica-gleaner.com
    http://www.jamaicaobserver.com
    http://www.radiojamaica.com
    http://www.cvmtv.com/

    Real Estate/Mortgage info at:
    http://www.jarealty.com
    http://www.jafind.com
    http://www.jnbs.com
    http://www.vmbs.com

    Banking/Finance
    http://www.boj.org.jm
    http://www.jmmb.com
    http://www.jncb.com
    http://www.scotiabank.com.jm
    http://www.jamstockex.com

    Link to many Jamaican websites:

    http://www.top5jamaica.com

    If you're going to be in Kingston, good areas to live in are:

    Norbrook (upscale - $$$)
    Cherry Gardens (upscale - $$$)
    Jacks Hill (upscale - $$$)
    Hope Pastures
    Mona
    Liguanea
    New Kingston

    Some of the good Prep schools in Kingston are

    Wolmers Prep
    Vaz Prep
    Mona Prep
    Queens Prep
    Holy Childhood Prep
    Sts. Peter and Paul Prep.

    Some High Schools in Kingston are:

    Campion College (Coed)
    Wolmers Boys and Girls (1 school for boys and 1 for girls)
    St. Georges College (Boys)
    Kingston College (Boys)
    St. Andrew High (Girls)
    Immaculate Conception High School (Girls)
    Merl Grove High (Girls)
    Ardenne High (Coed)
    Meadowbrook High (Coed)
    Jamaica College (Boys)

    Hospitals

    University Hospital of the West Indies
    Medical Associates (private)
    Kingston Public Hospital
    Bustamante Childrens Hospital

    Hope this helps.

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    Where in Jamaica is your job being offered?

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    Great BlackCryptoKnight, thats already a lot of info, the job is offered in Montego Bay.

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    [quote author=yes1000 link=board=25;threadid=2230;start=0#msg21702 date=1067666146]
    Great BlackCryptoKnight, thats already a lot of info, the job is offered in Montego Bay.
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    Hey I am in Montego Bay.....maybe I can be of some assistance.

    How old are the kids so I can suggest the school?

    How far would you want to live from work or from the kids school?


    keep in touch.

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