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  1. NWC breaks new ground in water monitoring technologyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    ST ANDREW, Jamaica - The National Water Commission says it is breaking new ground in water testing on the island with the implementation of a major three-year water resources assessment and sustainability project in Kingston & St Andrew in collaboration with the United Nation's International Atomic Energy Agency .

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  2. Nigel Clarke tipped to succeed Derrick Smith in St Andrew NWRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    KINGSTON, Jamaica - With a looming by-election following the resignation of Member of Parliament for St Andrew North Western, Derrick Smith, last week, OBSERVER ONLINE understands that Ambassador Plenipotentiary for Economic Affairs, Dr Nigel Clarke is tipped to be the candidate to contest the seat for the Jamaica Labour Party . It is further understood that Clarke, a confidant of Prime Minister Andrew Holness and deputy chairman of the National Growth Council, is currently dealing with paperwork to facilitate his running.

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  3. With 'Yardie,' Idris Elba hopes to change the way black characters are portrayed in filmsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Los Angeles Times

    Idris Elba talks about how directing "Yardie" gave him a chance to put Jamaica in a different light. He was with cast members Aml Ameen, Shantol Jackson, Sheldon Shepherd and Everaldo Creary at the L.A. Times Studio at Chase Sapphire on Main.

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  4. Search on for driver in fatal hit-and-run on Dunrobin AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Jamaica Observer

    KINGSTON, Jamaica - An unidentified male, believed to be of unsound mind, died from injuries he received when he was hit by a motor vehicle on Dunrobin Avenue, St Andrew this morning Reports from the Constant Spring police are that he was attempting to cross the road about 12:00 am and was hit by a vehicle that did not stop. He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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  5. We've been through some turbulent timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Jamaica Observer

    If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear. - George Orwell A dear friend of mine who had not visited Jamaica, the land of her birth, for nearly 16 years, surprised me with a most interesting and wonderful belated birthday gift last Saturday.

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  6. Dacres, Smikle impress at Big Shot Throwers MeetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Jamaica Observer

    Jamaican Olympians Fedrick Dacres and Traves Smikle put on quite a show in the men's discus final at the 15th staging of the Big Shot Throwers Meet at the Excelsior High school in Kingston, Jamaica yesterday to the delight of the hundreds of spectators who were on hand to witness it. Dacres threw a world-leading 68.08m on his penultimate attempt to eclipse his friend and training partner, Smikle, who threw a personal best of 67.72m, also on his penultimate throw.

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  7. Guyanese man shot dead in Port of SpainRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 20 | Stabroek News

    At around 4 p.m. Dyanand Dookie, of Madras Settlement, Las Lomas was at home when he was stabbed in the chest. BENGALURU/SAO PAULO, - The North American Free Trade Agreement will probably be renegotiated successfully with only marginal changes, said a large majority of economists in a Reuters poll, despite the Trump administration's saber-rattling.

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  8. Who is Leon Bailey? The 'Bundesliga Bolt' wanted by Chelsea, Arsenal and Man UtdRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2017 | Sporting News

    The Bayer Leverkusen winger is a man who, much like a fellow Jamaican sprint king, has taken giant strides in a promising career over recent years While there will always be a place for the Lionel Messi-esque diminutive playmaker, pace and power are now considered to be more appealing attributes to scouting networks and coaching teams around the world. If you can find somebody who ticks those boxes while also boasting plenty of natural ability, then you are on to a winner.

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  9. U.S. experts invent formula that doubles refugees' job chancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 19 | Stabroek News

    Refugees arriving in the United States could double their chances of finding work with a mathematical formula that decides the best place for them to settle, researchers said today. Stanford University's Immigration Policy Lab developed an algorithm that uses historical data on refugee resettlement to send new arrivals to locations where they are likely to thrive, rather than simply those with space to receive them.

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  10. Monty Alexander Trio Upcoming East Coast PerformanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 19 | BroadwayWorld.com

    In a career spanning five decades, pianist Monty Alexander has built a reputation exploring the worlds of American jazz, popular song, and the music of his native Jamaica, finding in each a sincere spirit of musical expression. Jamaican-born pianist Monty Alexander has been thrilling audiences for five decades, including thirteen years of headline performances at the Montreux International Jazz Festival.

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  11. ibex Opens Caribbean Headquarters in Kingston, JamaicaRead the original story

    Friday Jan 19 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Within the initial 60 days of operations, ibex already employs over 400 customer service agents and management at the new location. The company celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony with invited guests including Minister Vaz, Minister without Portfolio, Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation.

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  12. Jamaica imposes curfew in Montego Bay amid rise in crimeRead the original story

    Friday Jan 19 | The New Zealand Herald

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  13. U2's NYC Street Performance Leads December's Top Facebook Live Videos ChartRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 18 | Billboard

    The band's performance of "Get Out of Your Own Way" from the High Line in New York was viewed nearly 10 million times. On Dec. 1, the day U2 's 17th album, Songs of Experience , was released worldwide, the band broadcast a performance on Facebook Live that rules Billboard 's Top Facebook Live Videos chart for December 2017.

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  14. PFLAG uses data to keep travelers safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 18 | Marketing

    PFLAG is using big data to power a campaign that helps LGBT-identified tourists stay informed and safe when choosing destinations to visit. Developed by FCB/Six, the Destination Pride project reimagines the Pride flag as a graph.

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  15. 'We stand with you' - Reid assures parents of wards killed in fire of government supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | The Gleaner

    Minister of Education Ruel Reid presents Rosalee Gage-Grey, chief executive officer of the Child Protection and Family Services Agency , with care packages donated by corporate Jamaica for survivors of the fire that destroyed the WalkerA's Place of Safety on Monday night. Sharing in the moment is state minister Floyd Green.

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  16. News on the goRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | The Gleaner

    Community Relations Manager at the Early Childhood Commission , Tanisha Miller , converses with community members of Guptar Lane, Annotto Bay, St. Mary, during one of the ECC's 'Read Pon Di Cawna' sessions held in 2017. The commission is reporting success with its 'Read Pon Di Cawna' and Read Across the Region initiatives.

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  17. Parliament to meet on gender issues soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | Jamaica Observer

    KINGSTON, Jamaica - Plans are advanced in the preparation for the inter-parliamentary workshop being held under the theme "Partnerships to Transform Gender Relations." The workshop, which will take place on January 24 and 25 at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel, is a collaborative effort between the Jamaican Parliament and ParlAmericas, an inter-Parliamentary association with membership across North, Central and South America and the Caribbean.

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  18. Failure has made me stronger, says Sean PaulRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 17 | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, Jan 17 : Grammy Award-winning Jamaican rapper Sean Paul became a global star after his second album "Dutty Rock" hit the music stores in 2002. While his dancehall-oriented numbers often topped the charts, there were times when he also faded from prominence.

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  19. Washington, DC Author Publishes MemoirRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 16 | PR Leap

    The Story of a Boy!, a new book by John Dwight Marchalleck, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc. John Dwight Marchalleck was born in the parish of St. Andrew, Jamaica. At the age of three, his mother migrated to the U.S.A. and his new guardian parents, her mom and dad, became the main lifelong influence for John as reflected in The Story of a Boy! John was a happy child, growing up with his grandmother and grandfather.

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  20. Olympics: 'Cool Runnings' revisited as Jamaican women qualify in bobsledRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 15 | Channelnewsasia.com

    A team of Jamaican bobsledders first gained fame in 1988 when they made their Olympic debut in Calgary, providing inspiration for the film Cool Runnings. KINGSTON, Jamaica: A Jamaican women's bobsled team have qualified for next month's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, 30 years after a men's team from the Caribbean nation first made their fairytale appearance at the 1988 Calgary Games, local media reported on Monday .

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