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  Ciboney   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ciboney is a word derived from the Caribbean Indian Language.
The island of Cuba is also known as the pearl of the Antilles.
Ciboney love fishing, open skies, and the great mighty sea.
www.yotor.com /wiki/en/ci/Ciboney.htm   (89 words)

  
 Home Cooking at Ciboney   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ciboney Ocho Rios is one of Jamaica’s most honored all-inclusive resorts, winning nods from the American Association of Travel Writers as one of the world’s top ten hotels and scooping up the AAA Four Diamond Award.
One of the keys to Ciboney’s award-winning style is its cuisine, which celebrates the native foods and traditional preparations of the island.
Ciboney is about an hour and 45 minutes by car or van from the Montego Bay airport.
www.travellady.com /articles/article-homecookingciboney.html   (510 words)

  
 History of Cuba - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Taíno agriculturalist and the Ciboney were a self-sufficient society, although their developement was not limited to fishing and hunting, farming and production of wooden structures.
Taínos and Ciboney took part in similar customs and beliefs, one being the sacred ritual practiced using, often nasally inhaled, narcotized tobacco vapors and particulates called cohoba, is known in English as smoking.
The Native Cuban Indian population, including the Ciboney and the Taíno, were forced in to reservations during the Spanish subjugation of the island of Cuba.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/History_of_Cuba   (5230 words)

  
 Ciboney Ocho Rios Resort   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Exhilarating, yet relaxed and casually sophisticated, Ciboney is the perfect hideaway for those who prefer refined abandon to the hustle and bustle of Jamaica's high-energy megaresorts.
Here at Ciboney, our Elysium Spa is a spa of mythical proportions and magical results, and a key reason we've been named one of the finest resorts in the Caribbean by Forbes Magazine.
Ciboney is a resort where your group can really relax after a day of meetings.
www.airtravel.com /hotelhtml/mbjcby.html   (760 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Print Preview - West Indies
When Europeans first came to the islands of the West Indies in the 15th century, the islands were occupied by three distinct groups of indigenous peoples: the Ciboney, the Taíno, and the Carib.
At the time the Spaniards arrived in the West Indies in the late 15th century, the Ciboney occupied only two areas—a small section of the western portion of Hispaniola and a small territory in western Cuba.
The Ciboney and the Taíno mostly died out on the islands by the end of the 16th century.
encarta.msn.com /text_761555176___32/West_Indies.html   (4550 words)

  
 Jamaica Gleaner - FINSAC to settle with Rousseau and Alexander - Sunday | October 1, 2000
When the Ciboney Group collapsed due to a huge pile of debts in September 1997 many thought that was the end of a long and contentious business tale.
Ciboney Group and associated companies, backed by FINSAC, are resisting the bulk of the $435.8 million claim, made by Neuson in February 1998.
Instead, Ciboney argues that Neuson, is 'beneficially owned or controlled by Messrs Alexander and Rousseau' and possibly another former Ciboney Group board director Ambassador Francisco Soler.
www.jamaica-gleaner.com /gleaner/20001001/business/business1.html   (1388 words)

  
 Ciboney Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Ciboney offers personal pampering like no other all-inclusive resort in the Caribbean, perfect for those wanting to get away from it all.
Situated on Jamaica's northern coast, on a hillside with 45 acres of lush tropical garden, Ciboney Ocho Rios is one of Jamaica's premier AAA Four Diamond All-Inclusive Resorts.
Ciboney also has exceptional meeting and conference facilities and has received the Gold Key Award from Meeting Planners and the Gold Platter Award for Culinary Excellence in Banqueting.
www.all-inclusive-jamaica.com /ciboney.htm   (1899 words)

  
 Cuba - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar led the Spanish invasion, subdued the indigenous populations, and became governor of Cuba for Spain in 1511 and built a villa in Baracoa, which became the first capital of the island and also in 1518 [1] the seat of the (Diocese) of the first bishop of Cuba.
Taínos and Ciboney took part in similar customs and beliefs, one being the sacred ritual practiced using tobacco called cohoba, known in English as smoking.
The Indigenous Cuban population, including the Ciboney and the Taíno, were forced into reservations encomiendas during the Spanish subjugation of the island of Cuba.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cuba   (6271 words)

  
 Ciboney - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Guanajatabey.
The Ciboney people were indigenous occupants of the Antilles islands of the Caribbean.
When Europeans arrived in the Americas there were many Ciboney people in Cuba.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ciboney   (136 words)

  
 Tainos history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Ciboney southern Cuba and south west peninsula of Hispaniola disappeared shortly after the Arawaks develop their culture and evolved into the tainos.
The name Ciboney comes from the Arawak for cave dweller, and many of the Cuban Ciboney appear to have lived in caves at least part of the time.
The Taíno were at war with the Carib and appear to have been on good terms with the Ciboney.
www.pelicano.com /T-G-E/1-1-99/Taino-history.htm   (1991 words)

  
 Bahamas National History
The cultural distinctions among the three groups are not great; the single greatest differentiating factor appears to be their respective dates of arrival in the region.
The Ciboney seem to have arrived first and were found in parts of Cuba and the Bahamas.
Within a quarter of a century, however, the Ciboney had been decimated, the result of diseases brought by the Europeans and of having been forced to work in the mines of Hispaniola (the island containing present-day Haiti and the Dominican Republic).
www.aeroflight.co.uk /waf/americas/bahamas/Bahamas-national-history.htm   (1115 words)

  
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Jamaica is one of the most-traveled honeymoon islands in the Caribbean with tons of resorts, from small and intimate to places where the partying goes on 'til dawn.
Ciboney is about a forty minute bus ride from the Kingston airport and most airlines will fly direct from major US cities.
The roads are good for the most part, and the guides will point out places of interest along the way all the while continuing to ply you with Red Stripe.
www.permanenthoneymoon.com /modules/articles/print.php?id=11   (763 words)

  
 Cuba Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar led the Spanish invasion, and became governor of Cuba for Spain in 1511.
The Taíno were agriculturalist and the Ciboney were a hunter-gatherer society with supplemental farming.
The Native Cuban population, including the Ciboney and the Taíno, were forced into reservations during the Spanish subdual of the island of Cuba.
www.variedtastes.com /encyclopedia/Cuba   (4436 words)

  
 History of THE WEST INDIES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A string of islands, between Florida and Venezuela, encloses the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea.
The first to do so are a group of hunter-gatherers known to archaeologists as the Ciboney.
In the early centuries of the Christian era more sophisticated tribes of neolithic farmers, the Arawak, move gradually north through the islands pushing the Ciboney ahead of them.
www.historyworld.net /wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?historyid=aa23   (253 words)

  
 Luxury Active Honeymoon holiday destinations OCHO of sandals on Essex Weddings Services
Beaches Grande Sport at Ciboney opened in December last year as an active adults-only ultra all-inclusive luxury resort, after the first phase of a $10 million, multi-year refurbishment.
Beaches Grande Sport at Ciboney appeals to holidaymakers wishing for an active get-away and has a philosophy based on fitness and well-being.
Evenings at Beaches Grande Sport at Ciboney are just as active as the days with the resort hosting a wide variety of live entertainment.
www.essexweddingservices.co.uk /articles/art_honeymoon_heaven_ocho.shtml   (465 words)

  
 Arawak   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Their socio-political rivals within the Caribbean were the Caribs, considered aggressive and the Ciboneys, considered docile.
The Carib were attempting to expand their territory in the Lesser Antilles and South America into the Taino community and considered the Ciboney and Taino expendable.
Estimates of the Taino population range from 100,000 to 400,000 at the time of Columbus’ arrival, but by the 1500s their numbers had fallen to a few hundred at most.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/A/Arawak.htm   (711 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Print Preview - Cuba
The Ciboney lived along the coast and survived by fishing, hunting, and gathering plant foods.
A second migratory wave, the Taínos, swept into the eastern coastal area of Cuba from the neighboring island of Hispaniola in the 15th century, just before the Spanish conquest.
Wrenched from their ecological and social communities and subjugated to overwork, malnutrition, and new diseases, the Arawaks and Ciboney were nearly exterminated by 1542.
encarta.msn.com /text_761569844___25/Cuba.html   (12131 words)

  
 Skymaster Travel - Wish You Were Here...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ciboney sits high above the ocean with a view from the Great House (the main building) that is amazing!
Ciboney is a very scenic hour and half transer from the Montego Bay Airport, but there is an air shuttle that will depart Montego Bay and arrive Ocho Rios in about thirty minutes (about $100.00 pp round-trip).
Ciboney is an All-inclusive resort, the local cuisine is wonderful and the Jamaican Rum runs plenty.
www.skymastertravel.com /recommend.asp   (193 words)

  
 Search Results for Ciboney - Encyclopædia Britannica
In the late 15th century the indigenous Ciboney and Guanahatabey peoples occupied western Cuba, and the more numerous Taino inhabited the rest of the island.
Contemporary historians estimate that the Amerindian inhabitants of the West Indies numbered approximately six million in 1492—roughly one-fifth of the present-day total population.
The Guanahatabey and Ciboney peoples were among the original hunter-gatherer societies to inhabit Cuba by about 4000 BC, the former living in the extreme west of the island and the latter mainly on...
www.britannica.com /search?miid=1130622&query=Ciboney   (193 words)

  
 Servando González - Slavery is a State of Mind
The rebellious Indians and their leaders were killed and the survivors were put again into slavery.
Faced with a future of enslavement, and lacking the means to fight their masters, the Ciboney committed mass suicide.
Lacking any means to deprive themselves of their lives, they developed a way to swallow their own tongues and die by asphyxiation.
www.newswithviews.com /public_comm/public_commentary6.htm   (1094 words)

  
 Where To Stay in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. A guide to Ocho Rios resturants, hotels, transportation, attracations, beaches. ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The feel of Ciboney is much different from other resorts in this area, with the atmosphere of a small subdivision, a place with street signs and roads.
Ciboney offers 14 honeymoon suites with sunken baths, kitchen and living room.
There’s a weekly nature walk around the property, with guides pointing out lemons, limes, coconuts, guavas, mangos and other tropical fruits that are tended by 50 gardeners on staff.
www.jamaicans.com /tourist/ochorios/ochoriosStay.htm   (1873 words)

  
 Dale E. Peterson Vacations: Property
This condominium complex is located just across the street from the beach and has an unrestricted view of the Gulf.
The units at Ciboney have 2 bedrooms and 2 baths or 2 bedrooms plus bunkroom and 2 baths.
Your stay at the Ciboney would include the golf amenity package.
www.destinresorts.com /property.aspx?propertyid=50   (136 words)

  
 club holidays all inclusive - beaches ciboney jamaica
Beaches Ciboney Golf Resort and Spa will be closed on Sept. 1, 2000 for the first phase of a $10 million, multi-year refurbishment.
Beaches Ciboney Golf Resort and Spa will welcome families (with children over the age of 16), singles, groups and couples.
The new Beaches Ciboney Golf Resort and Spa will offer the most opulent suites in the Caribbean as well as all of the indulgent amenities that Ciboney has always been known for.
www.clubholidays.com /Beaches/ciboney/ciboney.html   (465 words)

  
 Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - The online encyclopedia you can trust!
The linguistic affiliations of the Ciboney are unknown, as are their origins; certain features of Ciboney culture point to Florida, others to Central or South America.
The Ciboney of Cuba and Hispaniola differed greatly from one another in the material base of their cultures.
While both were primarily hunters and gatherers, the technology of the Ciboney of Cuba, called variously Cayo Redondo or Guayabo Blanco, was based on shell, while that of the Haitian Ciboney was based on stone.
www.britannica.com /ebc/print_toc?tocId=9082608   (273 words)

  
 Visit Beaches new resort Ciboney   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Luxurious "All-Inclusive" Ciboney Reopens To Singles And Couples After Multimillion Dollar Facelift.
One of the resorts that fills that bill is Beaches Ciboney Golf Resort and Spa.
Ciboney takes care of business here, as its four restaurants serve satisfying cuisine in a relaxing, casual atmosphere.
www.patravel.com /aapages/aa0102beaches.htm   (281 words)

  
 Ultimate BVI - History of the BVI
The British Virgin Islands were initially populated by the Ciboney Indians who arrived on stone age canoes from the Americas.
The Caribs were similar in appearance to the Ciboney and Arawak Indians although they plucked their beards because they believed them to be a deformity.
The Caribs also flattened the fronts and backs of their children's heads to make them beautiful and, they scarred and painted their own bodies for the same purpose.
www.ultimatebvi.com /history.html   (953 words)

  
 Pre-Columbian Society - History - Cuba - Caribbean: cuba history, christopher columbus, area cuba, fishing hunting, ...
A more warlike group of the Arawakan language family reached Cuba in two waves, beginning with the sub-Tainos, who arrived about ad 900, gradually pushing the Ciboney to the western third of the island.
A second migratory wave, the Tainos, swept into the eastern coastal area of Cuba from the neighboring island of Hispaniola in the 15th century, just before the Spanish conquest.
When explorer Christopher Columbus reached the island on October 27, 1492, Cuba’s indigenous population numbered approximately 112,000, with 92,000 sub-Tainos, 10,000 Tainos, and 10,000 Ciboney.
www.countriesquest.com /caribbean/cuba/history/pre-columbian_society.htm   (258 words)

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