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By Admin1 (Admin) on Saturday, June 02, 2001 - 11:51 am: Edit Post

"The Wanderling" - a former volunteer who served
in Jamaica - has a good web site on travels in Jamaica.

By FANtastic on Wednesday, January 09, 2002 - 12:24 pm: Edit Post

I'm looking for folks who served in the Peace Corps in Jamaica the same time I served: 1984-1986. The name is Tom and I served at Mico College in Kingston. Would love to hear from you.

tumhoefer@wi.rr.com

By Terry on Tuesday, December 10, 2002 - 5:46 pm: Edit Post

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http://bestcallback.net .

You can find the rate to call US from Jamaica is only 33.9¢.

When you go to http://bestcallback.net, look for the "Peace Corps Service" section to see some sample rates and then dig for the program
features and benefits. Please forward this message to your friends who are currently serving or planning to serve in that country so he/she can save $$$ when calling home!

By Jesse Beck on Sunday, March 02, 2003 - 7:46 pm: Edit Post

I'm currently a volunteer in Jamaica. (02-04). I have some pics on my web page at www.jessebeck.com

By David Sawyer on Tuesday, March 11, 2003 - 11:51 pm: Edit Post

Hi,
I need some help ..I've been searching for my pcv art teacher at the Jamaica School of Art for years: Janet Harrold, 1977. She was a graduate of the Pratt Institute New York. Thanks for any help you can give me.
David Sawyer

By sheilacarman (dialup-4.156.84.126.dial1.boston1.level3.net - 4.156.84.126) on Sunday, July 04, 2004 - 8:22 pm: Edit Post

HI, I was in Jamaica, Portland, from 1997-99. have lost touch with many of my fellow volunteers.

I return to Jamaica yearly. but, am now in Massachusetts but thinking about heading south, once again.

By Karen M. Krueger (karenkrue) on Wednesday, August 27, 2003 - 12:12 pm: Edit Post

Hugh,

This is an update for Karen M. Krueger. The email address you have is now changed to:

afterhotmail@yahoo.com

Karen M. Krueger, RPCV Malaya - Sabah/Sarawak
Jamaica 52

PS: Peace Corps Online is about the best read on the Internet!!!!!!!!!!!
All the participating members need to be commended for their dedication to a more accurate picture about the Peace Corps
Volunteers.

And, as a counterweight to the NPCA, Peace Corps Online is the BEST!

By Bruce Whitaker (c-24-20-207-157.client.comcast.net - 24.20.207.157) on Tuesday, September 14, 2004 - 3:59 pm: Edit Post

Bruce Whitaker
Old Harbour Bay
1968-1970
Fishing Cooperatives
brucewhitaker@yahoo.com

By Gary Peresta (65.54.155.57) on Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 12:41 pm: Edit Post

They changed our email boxes for me now use either perestag@si.edu or jahbuck@hotmail.com thanks

By Elizabeth Lalla Jones (cache-rtc-aa13.proxy.aol.com - 152.163.100.17) on Thursday, July 05, 2007 - 3:42 pm: Edit Post

I'm looking for Vernon (Moose) Moore who was a PCV in Jamaica in 1979, a graduate of Hamline University in MN.

By Michael Thomas Louie (c-69-251-178-91.hsd1.md.comcast.net - 69.251.178.91) on Sunday, October 14, 2007 - 12:37 pm: Edit Post

Hey, I served in Jamaica, 97-99 and now I find myself in Washington, DC. If any RPCV's that served in Jamaica want to contact me, please email me. Love to meet...chat...connect! I am also the Web Director for RPCV Washington. Look me up at www.rpcvw.org at the Board of Directors page.

Michael Louie
4604 Creek Shore Drive
Rockville, MD 20852

natlpkrgr@yahoo.com

By roni redman (71.217.94.153) on Saturday, August 16, 2008 - 9:43 pm: Edit Post

Karen Kreuger

Love to hear from you

Roni Quinn Redman
360 437-9587

roniredman@gmail.com

By conniejanowski (12.180.224.18) on Wednesday, February 11, 2009 - 4:42 pm: Edit Post

I am looking for a teacher who served in Jamaica near Kingston I believe. It would have been in the early 1970's. Her name was Jane Walsh.

She was actually my 3rd grade teacher in Mauston Wisconsin just before she joined the PC, and I have wanted for many years to find her and thank her for the profound and lasting impact she had on my life.

I have no idea how to find her, or what her name might have changed to, but if anyone has information, it would mean a great deal to me.

By Linda bradner (172.130.75.206) on Sunday, February 22, 2009 - 12:17 am: Edit Post

Any friends od Ken Gibbs who could help him with $$$ to reunion in miss. please contact me. He is 88 years old and not in the best of health.Please make a dream come true for him.His neighbor and good friend, Linda

By Leila Webster (65.183.7.36) on Sunday, March 15, 2009 - 9:24 pm: Edit Post

I am looking for Robin who served with Peace Corps in Jamaica in the late 1970s and who went to UNC School of Social Work in Chapel Hill with me in 1980.

By DSawyer (205.240.12.96) on Monday, November 23, 2009 - 11:45 pm: Edit Post

I am looking for my wonderful Peace Corps Art teacher at the Jamaica School of Art 1976-8, JANET HARROLD. She was an MFA Pratt Institute graduate, and lived in Runaway Bay after she left the Art school. She specialized in pencil drawing at that time. I want her to know I've ben a full-time artist since then. David At japanshakuhachi.com.

By David Ingleman (67.9.134.176) on Tuesday, May 31, 2011 - 2:01 pm: Edit Post

Does anyone have the Patois language guide written for PCVs in 1962? I have a copy of a short (74 page) guide, "A Language Guide to Jamaica" written in 1962 by Beryl Bailey, but I am told there is a longer version somewhere. I would love to find this. Thanks.

David Ingleman
RPCV Jamaica 2008-2010
davidingleman (at) hotmail.com

By Martha Plank Sechler (165.139.76.1) on Monday, August 01, 2011 - 6:07 pm: Edit Post

I am looking for PCV's who served in Jamaica from 1975-77, especially those who served in the Basic Schools, but, really, ANYONE. Jean? Kate? Cathy?

By john adams (71.158.67.220) on Monday, September 12, 2011 - 10:15 am: Edit Post

I WAS IN GROUP 12 IN 71-73 ALSO IN GROUP 72 01-03 I WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM ANYONE FROM EITHER GROUP. I AM TRYING TO RETURN FOR ANOTHER TOUR IN PEACE CORPS BUT HAVE BEEN TOLD I CAN NOT APPLY FOR JUST ONE COUNTRY EVENTHOUGH THAT IS EXACTALLY WHAT I DID 2 TIMES, SO I AM DOING AN OPEN APPLICATION WITH THE HOPE THEY WILL OFFER ME JAMAICA. FIRST GOT PAID $4O--SECOND GOT $22,000. COKE. WENT FROM 11 CENTS TO $35. MY OLDER DAUGHTER WAS BORN IN JANAICA AND MADE A VOLUNTEER, SECOND TOUR NO CHILDREN ALLOWED.


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