Monthly Archives: February 2017

Much Needed Review of the Sexual Offences Act Currently Underway

In Jamaica, the Sexual Offences Act of 2009 along with the Offences Against the Person Act of 1864 provide the legislative basis for all crimes of a sexual nature. I remember, quite vividly, reading all about these two pieces of … Continue reading

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Happy Earthstrong-Reggae Month in Jamaica

Happy Earthstrong! (Happy Birthday!) What better way to close off our last month in the internship by celebrating Reggae Month! For the entire month of February, the Government of Jamaica announced in 2008 that it was to be a celebration … Continue reading

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“Out of Many, One People”: The Chinese Jamaican Story

Happy Chinese New Year! Saturday, January 28th, 2017 is marked as the New Year by the lunisolar Chinese calendar otherwise known as the Spring Festival. It is the Year of the Rooster for those who are born in 2017, 2005, … Continue reading

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HIV/AIDS Refresher Training Days in Aboke, Northern Uganda

  This past week was a busy an exciting week for me here in Uganda, with facilitating HIV/AIDS training sessions for work during the week and running mountains for fun on the weekend.

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