Moving Back to Jamaica

A blog about my Move Back to Jamaica after 20+ years of living in the US. Most of the articles focus on the period from 2005-2009 when the transition was new, and at it's most challenging.

Saturday, November 28, 2009

Repats to India

I found this great article from the New York Times about Indians who have a tough time returning home to India.

As you might imagine, there are lots of parallels between Jamaica and India! This is an excellent indicator of what Jamaicans go through when they return.

It's also the first time I ever heard the title "repats" for those who repatriate to their ancestral countries.

Some Indians Find It Tough to Go Home Again


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Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Dale's Podcast on Moving to Jamaica

My wife Dale was recently interviewed by a blogger at in a 60 minute interview that, I think makes for some good listening!

She's been back in Jamaica for four years, and has a business helping expats to make the move for themselves.

Here is the link to the podcast: Dale Pilgrim-Wade's Wisdom on Returning to Jamaica.

The article that it's taken from can be accessed here.

Her website is

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