COVID-19 Update from Jamaica: Golden Age Home, Mustard Seed, and More

The Ministry of Health and Wellness held two press briefings this week – the first, with the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, was to break the news of the outbreak at the Golden Age Home in Kingston. First of all, our latest COVID numbers (which are posted daily after 10:00 a.m. on the … More COVID-19 Update from Jamaica: Golden Age Home, Mustard Seed, and More

Cuso Considers Gender Priorities for Jamaica

Volunteers from Cuso International continue to make purposeful and focused contributions to Jamaica – both at the grassroots level and in steering conversations towards trends and influences in the society. On August 13, 2013, Cuso International Jamaica launched “Gender Mainstreaming: A Way Forward for Cuso International in Jamaica.” This report was part of a regional research project … More Cuso Considers Gender Priorities for Jamaica

Graduation Time!

As the summer winds on, graduation rituals take place across our island. And it’s not just for the children and young adults. It is for the whole family.  Celebration time. On Sunday, I dropped by the graduation ceremony for the Stella Maris Foundation’s Skills Training Program at the Stella Maris Pastoral Centre, alongside the Roman … More Graduation Time!