THE FOUR UNUSUAL PUBLIC ACTIONS OF JESUS IN HOLY WEEK

The Four Unusual Public Actions of Jesus in Holy Week marked the end of His three-and-a half-year public ministry. Each of these four actions is not usual nor typical of Jesus’s public ministry. However, they are central to who He is and to His purpose in entering history. They form part of what makes Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday the most important eight days in human history. Holy Week begins on Palm Sunday and ends with the crucifixion of Jesus the Christ on Good Friday.

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FROM THE NIDS FAILURE TO A SUCCESSFUL NATIONAL ID EFFORT

Prof Errol Miller

A National ID represents official verification that the person has constitutional rights and privileges in a nation. Such identification is increasingly a matter of public, private and personal importance in the digital age. Personation has a very long history. Probably the most famous instance being Rebecca’s successful tutelage of her son Jacob to deceive his father Isaac, resulting in enmity between his brother Esau and their descendants.

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CARIBBEAN MIGRATION TO NORTH AMERICA

TENTH ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE OF THE
CARIBBEAN RESEARCH CENTER, MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE, 1997 
CLOSING ADDRESS: LOOKING AT THE OUTCOMES

INTRODUCTION

Thank you, Dr. Taint, for your kind words of welcome and introduction. It is a pleasure to be able to participate in this conference. It is my honour to represent Sir Alister McIntyre, Vice Chancellor of the University of the West Indies, who was scheduled to give this presentation. I am speaking in his place but not in his name. I take full responsibility for whatever sins are committed in this presentation.

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THE NIDS JUDGEMENT: OPPORTUNITY TO CHANGE POLICY OPTIONS

Watch this episode of Caribbean Commentary (The NIDS Judgement) here

Jamaica Observer Headline

The headline of the Jamaica Observer on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, shouted: “Cabinet Divided”. The gist of the story was that some members of the Cabinet favored appealing the Judgement of the Supreme Court that the NIDS Act is unconstitutional while others, including Prime Minister Andrew Holiness, favored of going forward by fixing the law. My reaction was in favor of the approach of the Prime Minister.

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