FEA School of Glory on the rise

Observer on November 2nd, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

IN the eight years since it began its mission to ‘train and empower men to live sound, godly lives’ the Freedom Evangelical Association (FEA), through its hands-on Bible school started three years ago, has turned out some 52 graduates.The latest batch saw 22 graduates exiting the intense 10-month programme equipped in ministerial biblical studies at the diploma and associate degree levels.

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Private sector demands action against ‘road hogs’

Observer on November 2nd, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

THE Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) is stepping up its efforts to have the Government address the lawlessness on the nation’s streets.

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Cayman immigration corruption trial ends with three guilty verdicts

Observer on November 2nd, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CMC) – The largest ever corruption trial in this British Overseas Territory, ended on Thursday with the jury delivering three guilty verdicts.The case of fraud, breach of trust and bribery involved a network of corruption among several individuals, most of whom were government officers who held senior roles within the then Immigration Department – now Customs and Border Control.

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Fry, Fry and Fry Again at Crisp

Observer on November 2nd, 2019 | File Under Lifestyle -

Jamaica Food and Drink Festival (JFDF) 2019 is experiencing the magic of momentum as it hosts events, evening after evening, attracting crowds that seem to swell like rice!

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Lather up with luxury body bars from Ritzy Beauty

Observer on November 2nd, 2019 | File Under Lifestyle -

The hand-made soap market is flourishing in Jamaica and do-it-yourself (DIY) enthusiast Shanara Bennett has entered the arena with a line of luxury body bars that at times looks almost too pretty to be used.

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Letter of the day | Do not let unions wreck this country again

Gleaner on November 2nd, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Madam: I shudder when I heard that teachers at the University of Technology were on strike and demanding monies in the billions. I started having flashbacks to the days when public-sector unions used to stick up the government for…

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The importance of early education in languages

Gleaner on November 2nd, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Madam: The Alliance Française in France chose to eliminate Jamaica from Radio France International (RFI) radio broadcasts this year, a grave error on their part. These broadcasts are sorely missed, in part because RFI had African news…

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The other side of paternity

Gleaner on November 2nd, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Madam: Proverbs 13-22 reads: “A good man leaves an inheritance to his children’s children”. In our Jamaican culture, no inheritance is ever hardly left to even one child. My concern is not about fathers getting leave with pay, but…

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Good job, Ms Gyles

Gleaner on November 2nd, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Madam: I must congratulate Ms Kristen Gyles on the wonderful article, ‘Fathers are not backup for mothers’, published in last week’s Sunday Gleaner. This article is a tremendous help to not only fathers but to mothers as well. It’s…

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e-Learning needs to learn a lesson

Gleaner on November 2nd, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Madam: I listened to two interviews on the radio with Mr. Keith Smith, chief executive officer of e-Learning Jamaica. In the first interview, he asserted that the contract with GeoTech Vision to supply over 19 tablets was terminated…

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