Keep updated with the latest scheduled Guest discussion on the Jamaicans.com Online forums.
May 28th, 2004 at 2 pm - Diana Dudas of SheCaribbean magazine
Diana Dudas of SheCaribbean magazine joins yardy and Classy in the Fashion Forum to discuss hairstyles and healthy haircare...
May 27th, 2004 at 2 pm... - Kiesha Maharry
Join us in Business Network / Careers as Kiesha Maharry visits to discuss her choice of careers... that of Funeral Director
May 18th, 2004 Frankie Campbell of... the Fabulous 5
You all are invited to meet and greet next Tuesday May 18th in the Music Forum... at 2 pm NY time... Frankie Campbell of... the Fabulous 5
May 13th, 2004 at 4:30 pm (NY time) - Lisa Joseph - Publicist for the Montreal International Reggae Festival
Join us in the Music Forum on THURSDAY MAY 13TH at 4:30 pm (NY time) as we greet Lisa Joseph - Publicist for the Montreal International Reggae Festival coming June 4-5-6
May 11th until May 21st, 2004 - Margaret Cezair-Thompson
For those of you familiar with her work, or have read The True History of Paradise, or just have a burning desire for adventure... Margaret Cezair-Thompson joins us for a brief encounter with a variation to how discussions are normally handled! Post your questions in the Book Forum Thread... and Margaret will drop in to answer as many as possible!
May 7th, 2004 - Jeun'Espoir Jamaiique (Youth, Hope, Jamaica)
JeunEspoir Jamaiique (Youth, Hope, Jamaica) as promised, joining us once again for an update on their completion of another 10 day community works project in Kingston... this year the project was expanded to two school groups - so double the experience!
April 23, 2004 - Olive Senior - Author - The Encyclopaedia of Jamaican Heritage
Olive Senior was born and brought up in Jamaica. She was educated in Jamaica (Montego Bay High School) and Canada (Carleton University) and at the Thomson Foundation in the UK. In Jamaica, Senior has been editor of two of the Caribbean’s leading Journals – Social and Economic Studies at the University of the West Indies and Jamaica Journal, published by Institute of Jamaica Publications of which she was also Managing Director. In recent years, she has spent much of her time abroad and since 1993 has been based in Toronto, Canada.
April 16, 2004 - Nelson Christian Stokes - Jamaican Bobsled Team, Author -Beyond Cool Runnings
Now president of the Jamaica Bobsleigh Federation, Chris Stokes provides two narratives from his experience as an Olympian and a member of the world bobsleighing community. One details the personalities, those grinding training regimens, and the raw hopes and fears, disasters and determination found behind the familiar media images. Drawing from his experience within the fluid and dynamic demands of marketing Jamaica Bobsleigh, Chris also provides lessons for fundraising, building a vibrant and visionary business, and for those who would seek personal growth in context of teamwork.
March 19, 2004 - Ivrol Hines - Publisher - the New York Liberty Star Newspaper
Ivrol Hines, hails from Trelawny, Jamaica and migrated to the U.S. in his early teens. He attended Thomas Jefferson High School in Brooklyn, where he was active not only in sports, but as a member in The Future Business Leaders of America Club. Ivrol maintained a high academic standard and graduated high school with honours.
March 18, 2004 - Patrick Mitchell, Quashi Surfboards
Quashi Surfboards are tested and ridden in various conditions by team riders in places like California, Hawaii, Jamaica, Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama, Indonesia, Barbados and Africa. QUASHI SURFBOARDS, JAMAICAN BUILT...TESTED ALL OVER THE WORLD."
March 12, 2004 - D. Patterson MPH (Masters of Public Health)
Born in Kingston, Jamaica and attended Convent of Mercy Academy (Alpha). After finishing high school, I migrated to the U.S. (New York City). Thinking I would eventually become a doctor, I engaged in pre-med studies and earned a BA in Psychology. Of course, like most people, med school was not possible financially. So, still wanting to be in the health field, I went on to graduate school and gained a Masters of Public Health."
March 11, 2004 - Rev. Dennis A. Dillon
REV. DENNIS A. DILLON, publisher of The New York Christian Times and a national conference speaker, is a voice crying in the wilderness of Urban America. On issues of Black Economics and consumer spending, he is a well sought after speaker who lectures extensively at conferences and on college and university campuses."
February 13, 2004 Horane Smith - Author - Reggae Silver
"Horane Smith was born in 1957, at Yardley Chase in the parish of St. Elizabeth, Jamaica, home of the famous tourist attraction Lover’s Leap. Mr. Smith commenced a career in journalism at the government information bureau, the Agency for Public information (now the Jamaica information Service) in 1975.
August 15, 2003 Sandor Panton - Webmaster - www.top5jamaica.com
April 30, 2003 The Rt Honourable Louise Bennett-Coverley (Miss Lou)
Xavier Murphy extends greetings to an incredible guest! "A warm welcome from all of us here! Come mek we hold yuh hand! We are extremely proud and happy to have you sit with us today. Our members are eagar to talk with you so enjoy and have a booonoonoos time!"