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News Jamaica Religion: Why LGBTQ Plaintiffs Should Have Reminded SCOTUS Justices About Jamaica

Published on: Wednesday 09 October 2019
Why LGBTQ Plaintiffs Should Have Reminded SCOTUS Justices About Jamaica
News source: https://www.wlrn.org/post/why-lgbtq-plaintiffs-should-have-reminded-scotus-justices-about-jamaica

He cited Jamaica’s extant anti-homosexuality laws as one rationale ... which prohibits employers from discriminating against employees on the basis of gender, race, national origin or religion. The ...

News Jamaica Religion: Team Jamaica goes head-to-head with competitors in Dubai

Published on: Wednesday 09 October 2019
Team Jamaica goes head-to-head with competitors in Dubai
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/team-jamaica-goes-head-to-head-with-competitors-in-dubai_176691?profile=1373

Coached by veteran Jamaica College old boys ... in an event that builds bridges between high school students with different backgrounds, languages, religions, and customs. “Bringing these future STEM ...

News Jamaica Religion: Jamaican asylum seeker finds new life in the US

Published on: Tuesday 08 October 2019
Jamaican asylum seeker finds new life in the US
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/jamaican-asylum-seeker-finds-new-life-in-the-us_176729?profile=1373

Because in Jamaica, it's a very homophobic country ... because they have suffered persecution or fear that they will suffer persecution because of race, religion, nationality, membership in a ...

News Jamaica Religion: Locks is more than religion

Published on: Sunday 29 September 2019
Locks is more than religion
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/opinion/locks-is-more-than-religion_175957?profile=1096

Locks have become more than religion and, in my opinion, it is highly improper and unreasonable for any child, parent, or any Jamaican for that matter, to have to declare that he/she is Rastafari to ...

News Jamaica Religion: For Churches, a Temptation to Sell

Published on: Thursday 03 October 2019
For Churches, a Temptation to Sell
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/04/realestate/for-churches-a-temptation-to-sell.html

“With every real-estate cycle, developers will systemically call on religious institutions because their sites ... Good deeds were on the mind of the leaders of the First Presbyterian Church of ...

News Jamaica Religion: Gil Bailey takes his show to YouTube

Published on: Thursday 08 August 2019
Gil Bailey takes his show to YouTube
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Gil_Bailey_takes_his_show_to_YouTube?profile=0

Some of the people are also seeing me in action for the first time,” Bailey told the Jamaica Observer. While secular music dominates his playlist, it is also heavy on gospel. Bailey has been playing ...

News Jamaica Religion: Professing Faith: Remembering Haile Selassie, revered by Rastafarians as ‘a god on earth’

Published on: Friday 02 August 2019
Professing Faith: Remembering Haile Selassie, revered by Rastafarians as ‘a god on earth’
News source: https://www.dailybulletin.com/2019/08/02/professing-faith-remembering-haile-selassie-revered-by-rastafarians-as-a-god-on-earth/

The emperor never endorsed Rastafarianism, the Jamaican religion that hailed him as a messiah, and he said in the press that he was only a mortal man. However, on his 1966 visit to Jamaica, he ...

News Jamaica Religion: 10 Things to Know about Obeah

Published on: Wednesday 24 July 2019
10 Things to Know about Obeah
News source: https://jamaicans.com/10-things-to-know-about-obeah/

1. Obeah is not a religion. It is a term applied to a wide range of spiritual traditions and rituals. On colonial-era plantations in Jamaica, it referred to spiritual beliefs and traditions of ...

News Jamaica Religion: Government restrictions on religion increasing worldwide

Published on: Monday 15 July 2019
Government restrictions on religion increasing worldwide
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/_Government_restrictions_on_religion_increasing_worldwide?profile=1228

NEW YORK (AP) — Government restrictions on religion have increased markedly in many places around the world, not only in authoritarian countries, but also in many of Europe's democracies, according to ...

News Jamaica Religion: 300K Describes How He Became One of Jamaica's Most In-Demand Music Video Directors

Published on: Friday 26 July 2019
300K Describes How He Became One of Jamaica's Most In-Demand Music Video Directors
News source: https://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/hip-hop/8523981/300k-jamaica-music-video-director-interview

And this was my first time collaborating with Ruption from RD Studios, who's one of the top-tier directors in Jamaica. Our styles are very different. Adding the Book of Mormon [into the video] was ...

News Jamaica Religion: Jamaica AG uncomfortable with plans to legalise Obeah

Published on: Thursday 06 June 2019
Jamaica AG uncomfortable with plans to legalise Obeah
News source: https://www.stabroeknews.com/2019/news/regional/jamaica/06/06/jamaica-ag-uncomfortable-with-plans-to-legalise-obeah/

God forbid if we sink like Port Royal back in the days. @LadyJade56: Until Jamaicans fully understand African religions in Jamaica, we will always have this sort of uproar when it comes to obeah. I ...

News Jamaica Religion: Former Jamaican prime minister who helped draft island's constitution has died

Published on: Tuesday 28 May 2019
News source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/former-jamaica-prime-minister-edward-seaga-dies-1.5153403

He studied anthropology at Harvard University and published several papers on Afro-Jamaican folklore and Obeah, a religion combining Christian and African rituals. Prior to entering politics, Seaga ...

News Jamaica Religion: Jamaican scientist recreates marijuana originally smoked by Bob Marley

Published on: Tuesday 04 June 2019
News source: https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/world/2019/06/jamaican-scientist-recreates-marijuana-originally-smoked-by-bob-marley.html

"You can't buy happiness, but you can buy weed," he said. "[It's] just like champagne in France," he told The Daily Mail. Cannabis was decriminalised in Jamaica in 2015 and those of the Rastafari ...

News Jamaica Religion: Were a little girl in Jamaica I would be wondering if I'm next

Published on: Monday 03 June 2019
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/opinion/were-a-little-girl-in-jamaica-i-would-be-wondering-if-i-m-next_165878?profile=1096

teachers and religious leaders, and each and every one of us, to protect all our children, to put proper systems in place, to send the definitive message to would-be perpetrators that harming any ...