‘Leave room for God’s wrath’

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IN an impassioned plea on Wednesday, Prime Minister Andrew Holness urged families that have been rocked by violence not to seek revenge.Holness, who was addressing the 15th annual ‘Heal the Family, Heal the Nation’ Conference at the National Arena in Kingston, said Jamaicans play an important role in the Government’s quest to reduce crime in the country.

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2020 prayer breakfast to focus on healing, restorative power of peace

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THIS year’s National Leadership Prayer Breakfast (NLPB) will focus on the healing and restorative power of peace, organisers announced yesterday.The organisers also announced that the Violence Prevention Alliance’s (VPA) Child Resiliency Programme will be this year’s beneficiary as the NLPB celebrates its 40th anniversary.

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10 children benefit from life-saving heart surgeries

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AN 18-member team from United Kingdom (UK)-based charity Chain of Hope has been performing life-saving procedures at the Bustamante Hospital for Children in St Andrew since Monday.

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‘Puppet master’

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Justice Georgiana Fraser yesterday described Tesha Miller as the master who pulled the strings of his puppets as she sentenced him to a total of 40 years and three months for orchestrating the 2008 murder of then Jamaica Urban Transit Company Chairman Douglas Chambers in Spanish Town.

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PM says Port Royal will be safe, hassle-free for tourists

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PRIME Minister Andrew Holness says anti-harassment initiatives and security measures will be implemented at Port Royal in Kingston, to ensure a safe and hassle-free environment for tourists.

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35 houses to be built for needy families by March 31

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LOCAL Government Minister Desmond McKenzie says that 35 houses will be delivered to indigent persons by the end of the financial year on March 31.“We are making a difference; we will continue to improve the infrastructure for those who are in need,” the minister said, adding that the Poor Relief Department is being strengthened to improve service delivery.

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A week of ‘no shots being fired’ in Mountain View

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AFTER dominating the headlines since October with reports of gunfire, deaths and police warning citizens from outside the area to steer clear, communities in Mountain View, St Andrew, have lived through almost one week with “no shots being fired”.

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Crown denies defence claims of misconduct

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PORUS, Manchester — Prosecutors in the Manchester Municipal Corporation fraud trial yesterday dismissed accusations by the defence of misconduct as “unfounded”, and went on to paint a picture of “arbitrary” disbursements of millions of dollars of public funds “for work not done”.

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Trump changes terms of 2020 race with Iran turmoil

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NEW YORK, United States (AP) — The election was always going to be about Donald Trump.

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Traffic lights installed at Three Miles interchange to improve flow

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MOTORISTS travelling along the recently upgraded Three Miles corridor in St Andrew should experience improvement in the flow of traffic, following the commissioning of traffic signals earlier this week.The National Works Agency (NWA) says the lights will remain a permanent fixture at the Spanish Town Road/Marcus Garvey intersection of the roadway.

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