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Reggae artiste Romain Virgo has been in a committed relationship with his girlfriend Elizabeth for six years. He has always expressed an interest in one day settling down and tying the knot and the singer is one step closer to the altar after 'popping the question' recently. The singer, whose Lovesick album was released earlier this year, took to his official Instagram page on Saturday to announce to his over 250,000 followers that he is officially engaged. In a touching video, which is also available on YouTube, a nervous Virgo revealed that he would be using their first official photo shoot as a couple to ask the life-changing question. Click the link in our Stories to read more. (📸: Contributed) #GLNREnt

The actual borders of the SOE are as follows:
From the North - The start point is the intersection of Oakland Road and Spanish Town Road, which extends north-easterly along Oakland road; south-easterly along Waltham Park Road; north-easterly along Delacree Road to the intersection of Delacree Road and Maxfield Avenue; southerly along Maxfield Avenue; easterly along Rousseau Road; southerly along Lyndhurst Road; on to Studio One Boulevard. The end point is the intersection of Studio One Boulevard and Slipe Road.

In the East - The start point is the intersection of Studio One Boulevard and Slipe Road, which extends southerly along Slipe Road; on to orange Street; westerly along Harbour Street; southerly on Pechon Street; and southerly on Ocean Boulevard to the shoreline in the vicinity of the Kingston Craft Market.

In the South - The start point is the corner of Ocean Boulevard south of the Kingston Craft Market and extends north-westerly along the shoreline to the south-western corner of the Petrojam compound.

In the West - Starting point is the south-western corner of the Petrojam compound. Boundary extends north-easterly along the western end of the Petrojam compound to a point of intersection with Marcus Garvey Drive and Fourth Street; on to Third Avenue; on to Sixth Street; north-easterly along a short segment of track on to MOU's Trail to its intersection with Spanish Town Road to the start point at Oakland Road.

As violence against the island's children rises to increasingly disturbing levels, National Security Minister Dr Horace Chang says the brutality that is beginning to emerge is particularly worrying. At least 35 children have been killed since the start of the year and September has not yet ended. Click the link in our Stories to read more. (📸: File) #GLNRToday

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has vowed that the Government will use every legal tool at its disposal to erode the capacity of criminals to spread mayhem across the island. Addressing a hastily called press conference at Jamaica House yesterday to announce a state of emergency in sections of the Corporate Area, Holness said that this is just one measure his administration will use in the fight against crime. Click the link in our Stories to read more. (📸: Rudolph Brown) #GLNRToday

Today's #LasMay editorial cartoon. See more cartoons: jamaica-gleaner.com/cartoon.

Prime Minister Andrew Holness announced a State of Public Emergency in sections of the Corporate Area during a media briefing at Jamaica House. (📹: JIS) #GLNRToday

Three illegal firearms have already been seized by the security forces in the first 12 hours of the state of emergency declared in sections of the Corporate Area this morning. Click the link in our Stories to read more. (📷: File) #GLNRToday #StateofEmergency

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has declared a State of Public Emergency in sections of the Corporate Area. The enhanced security measure covers communities in St Andrew Central, St Andrew Southern, and Western Kingston. Click the link in our Stories to read more. (📷: @taylor2nd/File) #GLNRToday #StateofEmergency

Becoming a teenage mother was never in the plans for Sashell Hall, but today she is convinced that her now 10-year-old daughter put her on the path to achieve what she has so far achieved in life. Click the link in our Stories to read more. (📷: Ian Allen) #GLNRToday

The AMG GTR is the first of its kind in the Caribbean, producing 577 horsepower at 6,250 RPM. The beast accelerates from 0-100 in 3 seconds, with 4 wheel independent double wish bone suspension. It’s no joke on the track and gets your adrenalin pumping. Click the link in our Stories to read more. #GLNRAuto

Today's #LasMay editorial cartoon. See more cartoons: www.jamaica-gleaner.com/cartoon.

Over several years, the Deokoro Magnet Schools for the Gifted and Talented has helped scores of Jamaican students to pass 12 or more subjects in the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations all before they have reached the age of 16. Click the link in our Stories to read more. (📷: Kenyon Hemans) #GLNRToday

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