Tue | Aug 21, 2018

Stories by Cecelia Campbell

Published:Thursday | March 15, 2018 | 1:34 PMCecelia Campbell

Executive Director of the National Integrity Action (NIA) Professor Trevor Munroe, has taken issue with the Students' Loan Bureau (SLB) for publishing the names and photographs of delinquent borrowers. Speaking at an NIA town hall meeting...

Published:Sunday | March 4, 2018 | 11:36 AMCecelia Campbell

Three more killings were recorded in Clarendon on the weekend as the death toll in the parish continues to climb. Those killed have been identified as 42-year-old labourer Jermaine Lewin, 33-year-old vendor Kemu Cunningham and an unidentified taxi...

Published:Monday | February 19, 2018 | 3:46 PMCecelia Campbell

The acting head of the Clarendon Police, Superintendent David White, is suggesting that some of the discretion given to judges in applying sentences are taken away. Speaking at a community meeting in Longsville Park in the parish on the weekend,...

Published:Sunday | February 11, 2018 | 3:36 PMCecelia Campbell

Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie is promising to increase the number of houses built under the Indigent Housing Programme to 60 by 2019. Speaking at a function to hand over a 200 square foot house to beneficiary Patsy Wheatley in Palmer...

Published:Thursday | February 1, 2018 | 1:47 PMCecelia Campbell

Some 20 youths in Clarendon will benefit from grants of $100,000 each to start their own businesses under a programme aimed at encouraging entrepreneurship among young people. This is included in a partnership signed yesterday between the HEART...

Published:Thursday | February 1, 2018 | 1:19 PMCecelia Campbell

Clarendon has recorded another murder. Forty-one-year-old Devvy Coleman, also called Blacks, of Pusey District in Mocho was shot and killed about 7:30 last night by unknown assailants at his house. Its reported that Coleman was...

Published:Sunday | January 7, 2018 | 1:14 PMCecelia Campbell

Four members of a household on Foga Road, on the outskirts of May Pen, Clarendon have been hospitalised after they were attacked by gunmen last night. Reports are that the victims were at home about 10 o' clock when three gunmen entered the...

Published:Saturday | December 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell

For some families, the above lyrics are a painful reminder of the grief and loss they are going through. Celebrating is the last thing on their minds, as they must contend with the reality that they have lost loved ones - be it through sickness or...

Published:Tuesday | November 21, 2017 | 12:11 PMCecelia Campbell

Published:Tuesday | October 10, 2017 | 1:03 PMCecelia Campbell

Twenty-year-old farmer Demar Denton of Nineteen Miles, near Sandy Bay in Clarendon, was shot and killed last night. His mother and brother were also robbed of their valuables in the same incident. Information is that the family was home watching...

Published:Friday | October 6, 2017 | 3:58 PMCecelia Campbell

The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) is appealing for persons to desist from the unsafe practice of using illegal connections, which it says can result in loss of life and property.  The appeal comes in light of the electrocution of a...

Published:Sunday | September 24, 2017 | 11:25 AMCecelia Campbell

A 78-year-old retiree of Rock Road, Osbourne Store, Clarendon was last night killed by unknown assailants. The victim, James Blackstock, was both shot and chopped. According to police reports, residents heard several explosions and summoned them....

Published:Friday | August 11, 2017 | 11:44 AMCecelia Campbell

One man is now nursing gunshot wounds following a robbery at a barber shop in May Pen, Clarendon yesterday. The injured man has been identified as 28-year-old Romaine Bell otherwise called ‘Fry Eye’ of Smith Lane, Palmer’s Cross,...

Published:Monday | February 6, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell

Noel 'Scully' Simms of the pioneering singing duo Bunny and Scully died at his home on Maxfield Avenue, St Andrew, on Saturday. With Feel So Good, Don't Do It and Let The Good Times Roll, the duo endeared themselves to music lovers.Remembering...

Published:Wednesday | October 5, 2016 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell

"Why?" That is the question uppermost in relatives', friends' and neighbours' minds about 40-year-old Sean Sappleton, who set his house afire in an apparent attempt to kill his wife and two stepdaughters along with himself.Sappleton, a trucker and...

Published:Thursday | June 30, 2016 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell

There is no age limit when it comes to going after your dream. No one knows that more than president of the Longville Park Citizens' Association, Nancy Hylton Coleman.After being told that there is no way she can enjoy ketchup from pineapple, Hylton...

Published:Monday | April 4, 2016 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell

Shellivie Smith-Lumsden never thought that she would be raising four children all by herself.After having one child out of wedlock, she married the love of her life, and the union produced three children.With big dreams of making life better for the...

Subscribe to Cecelia Campbell