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This was disclosed by USF Chairman, ...
This was disclosed by USF Chairman, Bishop Wellesley Blair, who informed that the Fund has completed a total of 188 Internet community access points (CAP) throughout the country at a cost of $626 million.
noted that CAPs enable community members to use the Internet at minimal or no cost to them to facilitate research, bill payments, education, communication, business, marketing, and social networking.
Bishop Blair, who was speaking at the official opening of the Caribbean Palm Estate Information Technology (IT) resource and skills training centre in South West
St. Andrew on Wednesday (September 17), informed that the agency has approved financing for 236 community access points as at July 2014, of which 188 have been commissioned into service.
continues to do wonders in Jamaica," he
said, pointing out that the agency has also completed some 11 special projects including those with the Jamaica Library Service, Jamaica Society for the Blind
, Jamaica Constabulary Force, and the Commissioner's Office.
said the USF
is currently working on 65 new projects at different stages of completion, which are expected to cost the agency a total of $616 million.
"We have also budgeted over $1.4 billion for the Tablets in Schools pilot project, which was recently rolled out," he
noted that the Islandwide Broadband Network project, in collaboration with LIME and FLOW, is also being implemented and is expected to provide islandwide coverage with initial connectivity in schools, libraries, and post offices.
Food For The Poor | New Shoes Provide Protection and Inspiration for Thousands in JamaicaÂ
Reverend W. A. Blair, Pastor of New Testament Church of God in St. Catherine where parishioners lined up for shoes, told Food For The Poor about the impact this mission trip would have on his congregation.
"It can never be put into words," said Blair
jasmynecannick.com: Gay & Lesbian
In a Jamaica Gleaner article this week, Administrative Bishop for the New Testament Church of God in Jamaica and The Cayman Islands, Wellesley A. Blair, said he is totally against legalizing homosexuality.
didn't stop there.He's
also against abortion, and lesbianism, and he
intends to fight against the acts with every "fiber of his
"The amount of legislation that is being asked for in the area of abortion, in the area of homosexuality and to legalize anal sex.I want to state categorically and firmly, with every fibre of my being, that I am totally, scripturally against it," declared Bishop Blair
believes that gays and lesbians only have one of two rights.
"A homosexual only has one of two rights.It is either he
life or accepts the just punishment of God, as He
did in Sodom and Gomorra," he
also made it clear that God did not make any homosexuals or "create any Sodomites," as they (Sodomites) made themselves that way, at least according to his
interpretation of the Book of Romans chapter one. He
added that those who are talking about the setting up of a gay church in Jamaica, must remember that there are a few God-fearing, Holy Ghost, holiness preachers who are still around and who are very adamant that they will do everything legally and spiritually in their power to bar that.
really was saying is that if you set up a church that accepts gays and lesbians, watch your back.
said that "Sodomites who are caught should be beaten.I believe that when the court orders lashing, some of those Sodomites who are caught and some of the criminals, should be brought in the square of Half-Way Tree and be lashed and send them home."Blair
will be monitoring what goes on inside Gordon House, Jamaica's Legislature, to see who would dare to vote for the passing of gay-friendly legislation.He
will try to influence the Christian community to target politicians in the next election.
"If the legislation to legalize sodomy and lesbianism passes in Jamaica and it is signed into law, and God does not do something about it, God would have to wake up Sodom and Gomorra and beg them pardon," said Blair
Rev Wellesley Blair, pastor ...
Rev Wellesley Blair, pastor of the Bayside New Testament Church in Portmore, St Catherine, on Sunday became the latest churchman to call for the hanging of murder convicts.
Hang 'em high, says Rev ...
Hang 'em high, says Rev Blair
By Karyl Walker Observer crime/court co-ordinator firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday, November 09, 2009
Pastor of the Bayside New Testament Church, Rev Wellesley Blair called on the Government to resume using the death penalty as a deterrent to murder, saying tough times called for tough measures.
In a fiery sermon punctuated by shouts of "Amen", Blair
told the annual Neighbourhood Watch church service: "How can we appeal to a country that does not believe in capital punishment?
was in no mood to accept that line of argument.
"I don't want anyone tell me it's not a deterrent.
I used to see man with machete sharpen two side and him say 'If them never going hang me, I woulda kill you'.
knew the consequences so he
did not kill," Blair
Hang 'em high, says Rev Blair