Diamond Editorial

Dry bones ain't got a chance

What do you do when faced with dead or dying situations in your life? Ezekiel has some answers. Upstream's editor Natasha Coker-Jones says she knows a thing or two about dry places.

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Diamond Features

'An Insatiable Desire to Live'

UWI graduate Kwesi Aguillera is a fighter. His rare condition baffled doctors for years. Successfully diagnosed, he can finally seek out the life-saving surgery he needs. See how ordinary people are pitching in and what you can do to make it happen.


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Diamond Features

I've Got a Future

He's young and single with a promising Gospel music career that was about to take off. Then the secret broke. He had been leading a double life. Worship leader Keron Ramsey had fallen--big time. And that's where the story might have ended. But God...


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Diamond Features

Jason Bishop - Transformed by Truth

It wasn't an accident, sickness or any kind of 'near death' experience that caused Jason Bishop to give up the perks of being a guitarist in one of T&T's top soca bands. But his story is no less intriguing.


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Diamond Features

Watch What You Watch!

Once upon a time it was said that 'real' Christians don't go to the cinema. That was light years ago. Today, movies are 'in' and many believers have no qualms about watching their favourite flick, be it the R-rated 'Sex in the City' or the horror 'Drag Me To Hell.' The big question is: Have we gone too far?


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No Stone Unturned The Carl and Rosie Story

by Rosemarie Stone

While reading the book title, I thought to myself, let's get this over and done with. Another boring book to read, especially being a University student and having to do a book report while battling other courses at the same time. Boy was I wrong! Little did I know that reading this book was going to change my entire outlook. This book tells a real life story about a professor of the University of the West Indies who finds out that he has AIDS and has given his faithful wife AIDS as well. The book starts off painting a typical family, and then moves to the impact of the dreaded disease on the family, friends and society. It gives the reader insight into the process of dealing with discrimination and the death of one's sexual partner even as the persona gains courage, strength, real family and friends and discovers what true love is. The Author Rosemarie Stone tells it all. Rosemarie bring the important message that it can happen to you since HIV/AIDS is not racial, it does not discriminate, it does not care whether you are rich or poor IT CAN HAPPEN TO YOU! This book it worth much more than the price tag.

First Published in Jamaica, 2007 by Ian Randle Publishers

Review by: Lenor Winchester - Tunapuna, Trinidad

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