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Organisers of massive church parade gearing up to lead thousands on march of praise to God

Pastor Bobby McIntosh of Maranatha Ministries International is adamant that there will be no gyrating of hips at the massive Jesus in the City Jamaica parade, scheduled for October 27, but said instead, the event will be perfect for persons yearning to lift their voices onto Jesus.
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Fury over reported US federal plan targeting transgender people

WASHINGTON (AP) — LGBT leaders across the United States reacted with fury Monday to a report that the Trump administration is considering adoption of a new definition of gender that would effectively deny federal recognition and civil rights...
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Skyline shift - PM says Gov't getting requests for 20-storey buildings in the city

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has trumpeted that developers are buying into the vision of the Government and have moved to capitalise on infrastructural works now under way to modernise the city of Kingston.He said that requests are coming in for...
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Trinidad mobilises army to help flood victims

The Trinidad and Tobago military has been mobilised to carry out relief efforts in the twin-island republic following heavy flooding that has been blamed on three days of heavy rainfall.Speaking to The Gleaner yesterday, Trinidadian journalist...
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Steve Lyston | Parents, exercise your rights!

The rights of parents are coming under attack. There are international stakeholders that want to diminish the rights of parents. It is critical for parents to know their God-given rights and authority and that they are responsible for them and are...
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Jamaica Prefects' Association relaunches

Several student leaders from across the country are to gather today for the relaunch of the Jamaica Prefects' Association.The event is being hosted at the Douglas Orane Auditorium, Wolmer's Boys' School, in Kingston.The Jamaica Prefects' Association...
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'Weight off my shoulders' - Edwards relieved by Tivoli's 1-0 win over UWI FC

Omar Edwards, head coach of Tivoli Gardens, said that yesterday's 1-0 victory over hosts UWI FC in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) has helped to lift some of the pressure off his shoulders.Colorado Murray netted the all-important goal for...
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Mariners coach unaware of Bolt contract

SYDNEY (AP):Usain Bolt's long-time agent Ricky Simms said yesterday that the eight-time Olympic sprint gold medallist had received an A-League contract offer from the Central Coast Mariners but did not provide any further details."In response to the...
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Egg factory delay - Crafton Holdings in fear of imports

Nearly two years after serious market inroads for his egg-processing business, Damion Crawford's Crafton Holdings is in wait-and-see mode, based on the perceived threat of subsidised American poultry imports.Crawford says his egg production company...
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Mayberry to develop villas in Montego Bay

Brokerage firm Mayberry Investments Limited plans to develop villas in the tourism city of Montego Bay, part of new efforts by the company to invest more in real estate in partnership with others."We are high on Jamaica and although we are known for...
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Tosh fans stand up for food rights - No re-entry at tribute concert leaves many hungry

On Saturday night, friends, family and fans of the late great Peter Tosh gathered for a star-studded concert experience at the Pulse Complex, Trafalgar Road, New Kingston, in celebration of the staunch cannabis advocate's birthday. Now in its third...
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'A Star is Born' glows with art, heart

At the beginning of A Star Is Born, you're swept up in the life of a rock star. The blinding lights, oppressive speakers, mob-like crowd. Bradley Cooper takes the stage as Jackson Maine, and it's clear that, despite the toll it takes, nothing...
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Editorial | Jubilee Hospital neonates deserve more

It's appropriate that the health minister, Christopher Tufton, has instructed the regional health authorities to audit the management of morgues at hospitals within their jurisdictions in the wake of the findings of a collapse of systems at the...
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Michael Abrahams | To hell with hell!

During a recent ‘tracing’ from a Christian acquaintance of mine on Facebook, I was told that I was “a viper and a serpent” and that I “belong in Hell”. I replied that being one of those reptiles is awesome,...
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Letter of the Day | Abortion lobbyists must stop excusing convenience

THE EDITOR, Sir:In both local newspapers, West Rural St Andrew Member of Parliament Juliet Cuthbert-Flynn is carrying the torch to enlighten her colleagues in the house of Representatives to amend the Offences Against the Person Act in order to...
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Spineless NEPA should enact parrotfish ban

THE EDITOR, Sir:It is interesting that having declared that they were close to a ban on parrotfish, Peter Knight cannot recall what issues were put forth by the Fisheries Division, thereby preventing the ban from going through. This appears almost...
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Gov't to reveal details of probe into Khashoggi's killing

ISTANBUL (AP):In a sign of growing pressure on Saudi Arabia, Turkey said it will announce details of its investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Tuesday and US congressional leaders said the Gulf kingdom, in particular its...
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Migrant caravan swells to 5,000, resumes advance towards US

CIUDAD HIDALGO (AP) :A growing throng of Central American migrants resumed their advance towards the US border in southern Mexico yesterday overwhelming Mexican government attempts to stop them at the border.Their numbers swelled to about 5,000...
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Cops partner with stakeholders to clean up Half-Way Tree

The Public Safety and Traffic Enforcement Branch (PSTEB) of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) partnered with several stakeholders in a clean-up operation in Half-Way Tree on Friday. That exercise is a start to what, the PSTEB said,...
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