Giamaica

Jamaica stepping forward in ganja trials for pain relief – Shaw - Minister announces key partnerships during CIN Lecture Series address

Jamaica Gleaner - 10 ore 26 min fa
There is an insistence from Audley Shaw, the minister of industry, commerce, agriculture and fisheries, that the rescheduling of marijuana will be crucial if the country is to gain maximum benefit from its emergence as an industry. “The scheduling...
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Technology and services for the aged

Jamaica Gleaner - 10 ore 29 min fa
The world over is dealing with the issue of ageing populations where the number of persons over 55 is steadily increasing while the number of children born to families reduces. More persons are deciding to have one child or, maximum, two. Jamaica’...
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Jamaica benefits from Toastmasters

Jamaica Gleaner - 10 ore 30 min fa
On the first and third Thursday of each month, Pastor Jermaine Johnson travels a round trip of 170 kilometres to be part of the JN Articulators Toastmasters Club meeting experience at the JN Financial Services centre in Catherine Hall, St James....
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Make tax dollars work for masses, urges Duncan

Jamaica Gleaner - 10 ore 42 min fa
Government needs to show and explain to the masses the efficiency of the tax spend asserts Keith Duncan, chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC). “We want to see our tax dollars being spent properly so that we can get the...
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Embracing roots, honouring a legacy – Part II

Jamaica Gleaner - 10 ore 44 min fa
Manchester, Jamaica: “We are here not because of our goodness. We are here because of God’s goodness: we are here because of His mercies, and had it not been for God’s mercies, all of us would be dead. Satan wants to kill us, but God says, ‘Be...
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God is the ultimate judge, pastor warns

Jamaica Gleaner - 10 ore 45 min fa
Popular American rapper Kanye West is a minister of the gospel and many people, including Christians, are not sure how to handle that. The rap artiste and record producer and his recently formed Sunday Service group staged a free concert at the...
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Balancing pastoral duties and family

Jamaica Gleaner - 10 ore 45 min fa
Being a pastor is no easy task. As shepherd of the fold, one is expected to be infinitely available to his/her herd, despite the time of day or the mood they are in. And though this constant accessibility may be good for the sheep, the shepherd’s...
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Porus Wesley Methodist Church now a heritage site - National Hero Norman Manley’s boyhood church now protected

Jamaica Gleaner - 10 ore 46 min fa
The 134-year-old Porus Wesley Methodist Church in Porus, Manchester, is now a heritage site, having been declared so by the Jamaica National Heritage Trust some six months ago. The decision was taken due to the church’s connection to the late...
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Christians and meditation – what is it all about?

Jamaica Gleaner - 10 ore 47 min fa
“Let the words of my mouth Be pleasing to You, pleasing to You The meditation of my heart Be pleasing to you, pleasing to You Oh Lord, my strength And my Redeemer.” Let The Words Of My Mouth – Fernando Ortega How many times have...
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Lloyd Steven a renegade for Christ

Jamaica Gleaner - 10 ore 47 min fa
Today, Lloyd Steven is thanking God for saving him from his rash temper. He is happy he can be promoting Renegades for Christ – a non-denominational ministry which provides young people from various denominations a platform to showcase their...
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EPOC chairman vows to continue giving communities a voice - Economic watchdog’s oversight remains active, says Duncan

Jamaica Gleaner - 11 ore 49 min fa
Rave reviews for the Government’s handling of the country’s economic programme, locally and internationally, and commendations from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) aside, chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC) Keith...
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Remove the blockages to receive healing

Jamaica Gleaner - 11 ore 49 min fa
When we know that it is God’s will to heal us, we can move in faith and ask the Lord for healing, expecting it to come. Jesus made it clear that faith in God is an important factor to receive your healing. When healing two blind men, Matthew 9:29...
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South St Andrew resident wants persons grilled by House before taking public office

Jamaica Gleaner - 11 ore 50 min fa
Government appointees to nationally important positions must be subjected to questions about integrity by a committee of Parliament before they are confirmed in the post, in order to kick-start the process of detachment from corrupt practices. That...
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Wolmer’s Hall of Fame to induct exemplary five

Jamaica Gleaner - 11 ore 56 min fa
Five persons will be inducted into the Wolmer’s Hall of Fame during a ceremony to be held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston next Saturday. The proposed inductees are Patrick ‘Pat’ Rousseau, Lascelles Chin, Dr Lucille Mair, Alma Mock Yen...
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Charges coming for families that abandon relatives in hospitals

Jamaica Gleaner - 11 ore 59 min fa
Health and Wellness Minister Dr Christopher Tufton intends to make good on his promise to haul persons who have abandoned their relatives in the nation’s hospitals, resulting in them taking up much-needed bed space and placing an unwarranted burden...
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