Jamaica

  • October 1, 2018

    The World Council of Churches General Secretary, the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit is visiting Jamaica, Barbados, Trinidad and Antigua from 29 September to 9 October. He will be preaching, meeting with religious leaders and visiting communities.

  • December 11, 2013

    Those who promote criminalisation of, or violence against, lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people cannot reasonably claim that this is a sign of Christian love, says Savitri Hensman, challenging a Church of England General Synod member's reported comments in Jamaica.

  • November 4, 2011

    UK money will be used for a ‘climate loan’ to Jamaica, increasing its already heavy debt burden, following a decision by the World Bank.

  • May 23, 2011

    Amnesty International says the Jamaican authorities must bring to justice those responsible for human rights violations during the police operation in Tivoli Gardens last year

  • May 20, 2011

    Both Whole Life Sports and Women’s Centre are efforts to bring peace to the family and community and to collaborate with churches in healing social and societal wounds in Jamaica. Mark Beach reports from the International Ecumenical Peace Convocation (IEPC) in the capital, Kingston.

  • May 11, 2011

    With major speakers and an ambitious theme, the International Ecumenical Peace Convocation (IEPC) will begin next week in Kingston, Jamaica.

  • March 16, 2011

    The upcoming International Ecumenical Peace Convocation (IEPC) was officially pre-launched at a ceremony in Kingston, Jamaica, on Tuesday 15 March.

  • August 17, 2010

    The International Ecumenical Peace Convocation (IEPC) in the Jamaican capital Kingston in May 2011 will be a testimony of solidarity for the culture of peace that churches are trying to build on the island, reports Jane Stranz.

  • May 7, 2009

    The Anglican Consultative Council has been meeting in Kingston, Jamaica, writes Savi Hensman. But when will Christians really learn the harsh lessons about how hatred and homophobia are inimical to the Gospel?

  • May 19, 2008

    A delegation representing British Baptists is travelling to Jamaica this Thursday to apologise to Jamaican Baptists for the transatlantic slave trade. During their stay the delegation will have opportunities to meet with Jamaican Baptists