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Stories by Cecelia Campbell-Livingston

Published:Monday | August 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

In the past week, the parish of Clarendon recorded at least 10 murders, including the slaying of two children. Killings in the parish, which, before the latest incidents, stood at 93 since the start of the year, will now be pushed into triple digits...

Published:Tuesday | August 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

A company which was started in Manchester with $300 in 1980 is now making its presence felt across the island and on the international platform.Norman Wright, managing director of Perishables Jamaica Limited, a small manufacturing company, said he...

Published:Wednesday | August 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

At the 65th staging of the Denbigh Agricultural Show in Clarendon, farmers came to show off the best of their products, but for Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth farmer Derick Duggan, his mission was in finding quality workers to operate his huge 120-acre...

Published:Wednesday | August 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Minister of Industry, Agriculture and Fisheries Karl Samuda had strong words regarding the handling of the Monymusk Sugar Factory in Clarendon.In his opening address on Saturday at the 65th staging of the Denbigh Agricultural Show in the parish, in...

Published:Tuesday | August 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

On Sunday, at the 65th staging of the Denbigh Agricultural Show in Clarendon, 65 outstanding farmers from across the island were honoured for their achievements.President of the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS), Norman Grant, said it was all about...

Published:Thursday | August 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

The Clarendon police are on high alert as they try to prevent any further escalation of the gang war now gripping the King Street area of Lionel Town.In the latest incident, five persons were shot, one fatally, in the area, on Tuesday, and sources...

Published:Saturday | July 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Medical officer of Health for the parish of Clarendon Dr Kimberly Scarlett Campbell said that in the month of June, there were five suspected cases of leptospirosis, as well as two suspected deaths from the disease in the parish.Speaking at the...

Published:Saturday | July 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Farmers put Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) President Norman Grant in the hot seat as they demanded answers on several issues at the 122nd annual general meeting, held on Wednesday at the Denbigh Showground in Clarendon.One farmer wanted to know...

Published:Thursday | July 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

MAY PEN, Clarendon:Mother of four Orentha Watt is a mixture of pride and trepidation as her son, 11-year-old Oneil McKenzie, graduated from Rosewell Primary School with all of 13 awards and a shared math trophy.Of all his awards, she is grateful for...

Published:Saturday | July 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

With the growing number of young persons entering the Church, gone are the days when the elders would have to force young persons into the flock.Now with seniors being outnumbered, there is a risk that they might get lost in the mix as the many...

Published:Friday | July 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Founder of Peace and Love in May Pen Dei Rasi Freckleton and Chairman of the Clarendon Crime Prevention Committee William Shagoury are convinced that the level of crime in the parish makes it one of the areas Prime Minister Andrew Holness should...

Published:Thursday | July 6, 2017 | 12:12 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

It was a fiery town hall meeting on Monday evening at the St Gabriel's Church Hall in May Pen, Clarendon.Staged under the theme 'Disaster Management and Preparedness - Who Is Responsible?' residents from various communities in the parish came out...

Published:Wednesday | July 5, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Latoya Bennett, principal of Foundation Preparatory School in May Pen, Clarendon, was not surprised when The Gleaner called her about her top-performing student, Max Leiba, who had a perfect score in the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT). Max moves...

Published:Saturday | July 1, 2017 | 12:04 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Natalie Muir, 23, is now facing a tremendous challenge - trying to ensure that her one-year-old daughter gets a chance at life.Her daughter, Paris Lewinson, was diagnosed with a rare liver disease called Biliary Atresia.Muir shared that the onlycure...

Published:Saturday | July 1, 2017 | 12:03 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

"Please don't let them hurt your children We need shelter from the storm Please don't let them hurt your children Won't you keep them safe and warm"- Baby Sharon strike up a conversation about child abuse in Jamaica and you'll surely hear various...

Published:Wednesday | June 28, 2017 | 12:05 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

The BarriVision-produced Christian movie 70 x Seven , copped top awards at the recently concluded CaribbeanLens Film Festival in Hollywood, California. The Gleaner caught up with writer and director Judith Falloon-Reid, who shared her joy on the...

Published:Sunday | June 25, 2017 | 12:23 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Several residents of Longville Park, Clarendon last Wednesday endorsed the decision of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC) to take its message to the people. “It’s the first time we are getting so close to the document...

Published:Sunday | June 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

With the 65th staging of the annual Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show scheduled for August 5-7, president of the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS), Norman Grant, who is also the chairman of the Denbigh Show Committee, has moved to...

Published:Saturday | June 24, 2017 | 12:03 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Among the most annoying experiences for persons with serious illnesses is being faced with huge medical bills and having to resort to making appeals for help while being flooded with words of encouragement.While they make the appeal for financial...

Published:Thursday | June 22, 2017 | 12:16 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Monique Miller is now a settled grade-10 student at Lennon High School in Mocho, Clarendon. But that has not always been the case. It has been a long and tumultuous path to her finally making peace with the ghosts that haunted her, resulting in her...

Published:Thursday | June 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Best friends earn similar scores and placementFree Town Primary School students Doneka Edwards and Kaysian Brown have been friends for a while. Having sat the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) this year, they both had their hearts set on attending...

Published:Thursday | June 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Turning disappointment into motivationFree Town Primary School student, 11-year-old Joseph Dobson, has clear goals where his future is concerned. Although he did not earn a place at his dream school, Campion College, and was beating himself up for...

Published:Saturday | June 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

"The older I get, the more I can see How much he loved my mother and my brother and me And he did the best that he could, and I only hope when I have my own family That every day I see a little more of my father in me"- Song For Dad - Keith... 

Published:Thursday | June 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

Last Friday, residents from communities such as Bucknor, Western Park, Pleasant Valley, Palmer's Cross and other areas enjoyed the free services of a medical team from the United States at the Kids Campus Outreach Foundation on Manchester Avenue in...

Published:Tuesday | June 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston

It is a busy Saturday morning and the traffic flow into the Old Harbour Market, St Catherine, is at a steady pace. It was mostly women, market bags and shopping lists in hand who are walking from stall to stall perusing the various ground provisions...

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