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THE EDITOR, Sir: I have been trying to get a divorce since October 2011. Read more here: jamaica-gleaner.com/article/letter…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“It was the birthing of a new era in Jamaica,” said the Reverend Shambraè Robb, chief executive officer of The GIFT… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Three of the five national champions in the Jamaica Library Service National Reading Competition 2019 emerged from… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Fires have been breaking out at an unusual pace in Brazil this year, causing global alarm over deforestation in the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The stage is set for the ninth annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival, which was rescheduled to Sunday, August 25, at… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The phenomenal rise of Barbados-born English pacer Jofra Archer is ­dominating all the headlines. Read more here:… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

High-profile track and field analyst Ato Boldon believes that sprinter Christian Coleman, who allegedly missed thre… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Coming in #TheSundayGleaner: Pastor Robert Edwards rails on the pay-for-play view of worship ... Hotel staff fed up… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“Every successful business/company is centred on its ‘why’. But the mediocre ones put the ‘why’ last. Read more her… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

For the past four years of her life, 17-year-old Akailia Green has gone through much more than many of us will ever… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Jubilee Baptist Church in Toll Gate, Clarendon, has been impacting lives for years through its various outreach… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“During this time (attending school part-time) I even started an online store – Bree’s 24 hours Fashion. Read more… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Newly formed storm likely to grow as it reaches Caribbean jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/New…

The Gleaner is celebrating 185 years and we want you to participate in the celebration! Enter The Gleaner's 185 Sca… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Akieme Wilson says he is living by the mantra, ‘Life is a journey, but with Christ walking with you, you’re sure of… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The company you keep says a lot about you. The kind of friends people associate themselves with normally influence… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

State Minister @floydgreenja, says the feasibility study being developed for the proposed irrigation system in Flag… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Effective 26 August 2019, The Bank of Jamaica will no longer exchange the Bermuda Dollar at its banking counter. Th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Scores of infant and primary school teachers will have new computers starting in January 2020. The programme, Table… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

A curfew has been imposed in sections of the Dempshire Pen community in Spanish Town, St Catherine. The curfew bega… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Met Service keeping track of new tropical depression - jamaica-gleaner.com/node/758687

12-y-o Dwayne Dobson has been reunited with his family twitter.com/JamaicaObserve…

A decision has been made to report Presidential Candidate, Peter Bunting to the Party’s Disciplinary Committee, for… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

From one ICT event to another and this was major! The Supreme Ventures Foundation hosted its 2019 “Junior Creator… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Two guns seized in St James, 8 persons arrested - jamaica-gleaner.com/node/758686

Man disarmed by Westmoreland residents, hospitalised under police guard - jamaica-gleaner.com/node/758685

#WehDemUpTo: Dancehall artiste Stylysh gave a brief but scintillating performance at last weekend’s Summa Sizzle, h… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Hundreds of new fires in Brazil as outrage over Amazon grows jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Hun…

Trump names Jamaica among illicit drug producing nations jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Tru…

THE EDITOR, Sir: Let us just call a spade a spade. The Government is marginalising our ­teachers. Read more here:… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Several persons who turned out for Thursday’s Hanover leg of the Jamaica Constabulary Force’s (JCF) recruitment dri… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Britain's Prince Andrew admits it was a 'mistake' to meet Epstein - jamaica-gleaner.com/node/758684

#FunFacts Jamaica was the first country in the Western world to build a railroad, build just 18 years after Britain… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Father of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro Ruz would have been 93 years old if he were alive today. Read more here… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

NCB begs customers to understand as it continues work on system jamaicaobserver.com/front-page/pay…

UK's Johnson 'very worried' about trade tensions, tariff hikes jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/_UK…

If there is any question about whether the '6ix is real', artiste manager Heavy D says the recent trending list on… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Florida man convicted of manslaughter for killing unarmed black man in dispute over parking space - jamaica-gleaner.com/node/758683

US records first death related to vaping amid concerns about mystery lung disease - jamaica-gleaner.com/node/758682

All eyes will be on the tote board after this afternoon’s ninth race to see how fast SPARKLE DIAMOND completes seve… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The justice minister has slammed the newly installed Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) president’s call for convi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Windies reverted to a familiar, albeit frustrating, theme yesterday, producing a feeble batting effort to leave… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

THE EDITOR, Sir: The issue of catcalling and street harassment was widely broadcasted on the current affairs ­progr… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

One lawmaker last week came face-to-face with the terror on the roadways caused by rowdy taxi drivers, and the inci… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Twelve-year-old Bronte Banton (left) records a video as her sister, 17-year-old Renaye Thomas, bl… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

People, including young students, are ­generally proud to declare that they hate maths, wearing it like a badge of… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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JAMAICA NOW: Stunt driver warned…Whipping for paedophiles…UWI fires lecturer…Moravian Church sorry pic.twitter.com/7wxnVgtWk2

Amen!!!! I have said this forever !! We expect children to somehow “know better” and develop into aware, decent hum… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

I literally walk away from all my events inspired and informed. Alignment is a helluva thing! It was just awesome… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Game bird hunters have been given the green light to shoot the white-tailed deer ( Odocoileus virginianus), an alie… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Peter Espeut, the Roman Catholic deacon, is outraged that the time-honoured word ‘marriage’ is defiled when used in… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

“Reggae is experiencing a revival in South Africa,” says Zimbabwe-born Menelik Nesta ‘Don Dada’ Gibbons, an artiste… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Inspector charged with double murder, bail set at $1m jamaica-gleaner.com/article/lead-s…

People’s National Party (PNP) officials and representatives of the two contenders in the September 7 presidential r… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Downtown Kingston will be getting a facelift Sunday with the launch of the Caribbean’s first-ever augmented reality… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Weekly Round-up: Cops duped?... Back-to-school shoppers warned... Four J'cans win at Muller Grand Prix jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Rou…

Infant, primary school teachers to get computers – Technology Minister jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Inf…

Entertainer Donald Anderson formerly known as Iceman, over the past few years, has been making the transition from… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips has indicated that his wife was seeking to protect her reputation and his when… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

US vice-president salutes Holness - Pence, Tapia look towards stronger ties with Jamaica jamaica-gleaner.com/article/lead-s…

Without the assistance of a scholarship, many students find it difficult to obtain the quality education they desir… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

US probes link between vaping and lung disease as patient dies jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/US_…

As the business of dancehall music meanders, it would seem that the players are making their way back into the spli… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Everybody, not just the sweet-toothed loves pastries, even the weight-watcher. These baked sweet things are as irre… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

#MyConfession: So, STAR, I have a weird story, and I know some persons, especially men, are going to turn up their… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Reggae crooner, Romain Virgo is looking to capitalise on all the attention that young singer Tashae Silvera has bro… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

India reduce Windies to 189 for eight on Day 2 of first Test jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Ind…

After a three-weekend run in the tiny Blue Room in the Phoenix Theatre complex on Haining Road, the intriguing, ene… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Centre to Advance Plant-Based Medicine Research Being Established in Jamaica. #JISNews ow.ly/oYSQ50vHyMg pic.twitter.com/TJtUfUJrUD

Clarendon bar operator on firearm, assault charges gets $100,000 bail - jamaica-gleaner.com/node/758635

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Justice Minister Says More JPs Needed as Mentors in Child Diversion Programme. #JISNews ow.ly/GgbD50vHysE pic.twitter.com/5cM3ZDJKQ6

“The younger generation needs guidance.” This is a sentiment expressed by veteran entertainers over and over. Read… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Sports attorney Dr Emir Crowne has once again stressed the importance of transparency regarding closed hearings of… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The Government has signed an MoU with the Economic Programme Oversight Committee to extend domestic monitoring of J… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

She is best known for her heartfelt love songs and powerful, sultry vocals, but recording artiste Ikaya insists she… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Being self-motivated is probably one of the most important attributes needed to achieve one’s goals. It keeps you g… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Belize farmers feeling the impact of prolonged drought - jamaica-gleaner.com/node/758633

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Tourism Workers’ Pension Scheme Development Advanced. #JISNews ow.ly/QwLS50vHwg8 pic.twitter.com/BcucsxdbVd

UPDATE: Bolsonaro mulls deploying army to combat Amazon fires jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Bol…

The lyrics of Ska were often about the prevailing socio-economic commentaries of the less privileged in the society… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Ska, regarded as the forerunner of reggae music, was popularized by the late Don Drummond and the Skatalites during… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

As Chad Rattray buckled down to prepare for his final set of external examinations at Kingston College (KC), his fo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Technology Minister Says Youth are Getting Crucial Skills. #JISNews ow.ly/iPxQ50vHgvE pic.twitter.com/RvJtpVdvN3

More JPs needed as mentors in Child Diversion Programme – Justice Minister jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Mor…

Expect traffic delays along Constant Spring Road - jamaica-gleaner.com/node/758630

Repair work causes water lock-off along Constant Spring network — NWC jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Rep…

Many persons living with HIV prefer to keep their status a secret, but shortly after Sunshine City's Camelia Bartle… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The People's National Party turns 81 years old today. Here are some fast facts about the @JamaicaPNP, founded by ac… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

JPS power supply issues force shutdown of NWC facilities in St Mary, St Catherine jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/JPS…

The Ministry of Finance has signed an MoU with the Economic Programme Oversight Committee to continue domestic moni… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Jamaican man detained in US for 82 days over honey - jamaica-gleaner.com/node/758620

Prime Minister @AndrewHolnessJM says the public can expect the road construction projects to intensify as the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Elaine Thompson says Coleman's missed tests are an eye-opener jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Ela…

Statistics from the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) indicate that 238 persons committed suicide between January 20… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

More traffic restrictions along Constant Spring Road jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Mor…

Trump names Jamaica among major drug transit or producing countries - jamaica-gleaner.com/node/758618

Inter-American Development Bank representative for Jamaica, Therese Turner-Jones, says the country must change the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Gun found after Westmoreland dispute; man arrested jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/_Gu…

Jamaica to host symposium on traffic crash investigation and black box analysis jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/_Sy…

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Today is a very proud and historic moment for #Jamaica. Follow the link to find out why: bit.ly/2ZhR4gc pic.twitter.com/TbVpouHiLe

J'can man held for 82 days for bringing honey into US jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/_Jc…

Tourism Workers' Pension Scheme development advanced jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/_To…

Naquanne Harrison may not have hands, but when it comes to cars, he's pretty 'hands-on'. The 34-year-old mechanic w… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Male suspect who disarmed policeman captured - jamaica-gleaner.com/node/758615

Join us live on Thursday, August 29, 2019 as we discuss “Strengthening Integrity in the Supply Chain – Together we… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Samuda Says Education Officers Have Important Role to Play. #JISNews ow.ly/E1j050vHfQJ pic.twitter.com/Yz8mZLPqJ7

PHOTO OF THE DAY: UWI, Mona student Myosha Williams takes a selfie with her colleagues )from left) Aaliyah Allison,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Jamaica to host traffic crash and black box investigation symposium - jamaica-gleaner.com/node/758613

Mangoes, pears, and even corn are just some of the food items that patients who visit an eye clinic in Half-Way Tre… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Gun seized following dispute at transport centre in Westmoreland - jamaica-gleaner.com/node/758612

During the performance, the male dancer bends one leg at the knee and makes high leaps on the other foot. Both male… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Dinki Mini is practiced on the Eastern end of the island in the parish of St. Mary. It is usually performed after t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Education Ministry to undertake water shortage survey - jamaica-gleaner.com/node/758611

Digicel launches Facebook Messenger platform to make account access easier jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/_Di…

China to impose new tariffs on US$75 b of US imports jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/_Ch…

Commonwealth SG calls for greater unity on climate change jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Com…

Trinidad Finance Minister against IMF recommendation to devalue currency - jamaica-gleaner.com/node/758610

Special prosecutor named to look into Jussie Smollett case - jamaica-gleaner.com/node/758609

Popular artiste Andrae 'Popcaan' Sutherland is encouraging the people of St Thomas to join his efforts to improve t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

It was an honour to host the ICT leaders Huawei “Seeds For The Future” ceremony. Ten students from the University… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Antigua gov’t takes issue with Scotiabank over sale of local branch - jamaica-gleaner.com/node/758608

Some players in the multibillion-dollar lottery scam have latched on to an emerging industry in which they solicit… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Flagaman, St Elizabeth irrigation system feasibility study far advanced - jamaica-gleaner.com/node/758607

SRC upgrades equipment to assist manufacturers - jamaica-gleaner.com/node/758606

Citibank NA, the American bank which has operated in Jamaica for the past 59 years, is looking to grow its business… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

China announces tariff hike on $75 billion of US products - jamaica-gleaner.com/node/758605

#TheFinancialGleaner's new cover: Citibank NA has long transformed its global operations into a lean, mean machine,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

The law may be an ass, but not as big a one as Colonel Daniel Pryce would have us believe. In any event, there are… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Flagaman Irrigation System Feasibility Study Far Advanced. #JISNews ow.ly/xHCV50vGVOT pic.twitter.com/kP7xawBbBf

A man who is said to be a security guard disarmed a policeman at the Cross Roads Police Station in Kingston and ran… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Friday's front page of The Gleaner. Pick up a copy or read online: jamaica-gleaner.com. pic.twitter.com/Vvn8sgtBb6