Tag: Obeah

For hundreds of years Jamaicans have been prevented by law from practising Obeah, a belief system with similarities to Haiti’s Voodoo. Now, campaigners and practitioners believe they have a chance to overturn the law. Until recently, the practice of Obeah …

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For more than a century, the practice of obeah has been illegal under Jamaican law. But just as lawmakers were getting ready to push the maximum fine to $1 million for anyone found guilty of practising obeah, Justice Minister Delroy …

Obeah Clash – Church Leaders Vow To Resist Minister’s Bid To Legalise Practice Read More »

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