Emancipation Day in Jamaica

Emancipation Day was reinstated as a Public Holiday by Prime Minister PJ Patterson in Jamaica in 1998 after a six year campaign led by the late Professor Rex Nettleford. It was discontinued as a ho...

August 01, 2020
Jamaica News

The history of obeah

A recent announcement by Justice Minister Delory Chuck that the nation’s legislators are mulling over repealing the Obeah Act has drawn mixed reactions from the public. The practice has long...

June 06, 2019
Jamaica News