Divine danger - Pastors disagree with Pope’s move to alter the Lord’s Prayer to shift sin’s blame to Satan

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One local church leader has said that Pope Francis could be treading on dangerous grounds with his decision to reword a section of the Lord’s Prayer. News emerged this week that the pontiff, who leads the worldwide 1.3 billion-strong Catholic…

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Rocky Point basks in new era of peace

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Residents of Rocky Point, Clarendon, are relishing a welcome respite from violent crimes gripping other sections of the parish and are hoping the peace will remain for a long time. The fishing town on the island’s south coast is, however, fighting…

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CDF hosts East Portland meeting as communities eye improvement projects

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Port Antonio, Portland: Eastern Portland residents, business operators and other stakeholders listed poor roads, unemployment and lack of water as the main priorities they want Member of Parliament (MP) Ann-Marie Vaz to tackle at the Constituency…

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Kidnapped businessman back in Jamaica

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Trinidad and Tobago’s Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith on Thursday announced that Jamaican businessman Yohan Chin, who was kidnapped by hoodlums in April, is now safely back in his homeland. During a T…

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49 documents remain to be assessed in Manchester MC fraud trial

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Mandeville, Manchester: The gruelling session of assessing documents, including invoices and vouchers submitted into evidence in the $400-million Manchester Municipal Corporation fraud trial continued yesterday in the Manchester Parish Court. Of…

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Western Jamaica pays final respects to Edward Seaga

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Western Bureau: Scores of residents from western Jamaica, alongside members of the local political directorate and other prominent stakeholders, turned out at the Montego Bay Cultural Centre in St James yesterday to pay their respects to former…

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Concerns swirl over changes to motor vehicle import policy

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At least one environmentalist has raised concerns about the impending amendments to the country’s motor vehicle import policy to increase the age limit of vehicles that can be imported into Jamaica. The amendment would see new age limits for all…

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News Briefs

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Jamaican lawyer to be sentenced on money-laundering, other charges in T…

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Sinclair wants May 28 to be declared Seaga Day in St James

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Western Bureau: Government Senator Charles Sinclair, who is also the councillor for the Flankers division in the St James Municipal Corporation, will be putting a resolution on the table at the corporation’s next monthly meeting to have May 28…

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Kiwanis donates playground equipment to basic schools

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Western Bureau: Nine basic schools in the county of Cornwall recently benefited from the generosity of Kiwanis Club Division 25 (Cornwall), which provided them with playground equipment. This initiative was part of the organisation’s drive to…

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