August 9, 2020

Caribbean ‘frontier societies’ like St Vincent are defined by the ever-present interplay between the civilised and the wild

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By Philip Nanton From LSE Historical shifts and contemporary changes in St Vincent and the Grenadines reveal how the frontier between the wild and the civilised is ever-present and continually shifting in the Caribbean and beyond. Colonisers once recoiled from untameable peoples and landscapes, as did the establishment from “out of control” self-organising religious movements like the […]

Barbadian Journalist turned preacher for Saint Lucia

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Press Release:-Retired Barbadian journalist Harry Mayers, one of the visiting participants in the Homecoming Celebrations of the Methodist Church in St Lucia declares that he is still very much in the news business – but this time he is proclaiming only Good News. A Methodist preacher for the past 10 years, Mayers said: “I enjoyed […]

No gay weddings! – Methodist Church forbids pastors from performing services

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By Barrington Flemming, From Jamaican Gleaner WESTERN BUREAU: The Methodist Church in the Caribbean and the Americas will not be allowing gay marriage in its churches in the region, neither will any of its ministers be allowed to conduct same-sex weddings. The position of this grouping of churches was stated as it ended its six-day […]