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Published:Sunday | August 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Several persons working on wreckers which tow away illegally parked vehicles in the Corporate Area are hiding their identities, and they claim this is a necessary practice.Last week, one worker on a wrecker, his face masked and sweat soaking through...

Published:Sunday | August 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Motorists whose vehicles are damaged while being removed by wrecker operators are being encouraged to seek legal recourse for the damages.Veteran attorney-at-law Bert Samuels and his younger colleague, attorney Jason Jones, last week agreed that the...

Published:Sunday | August 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

There is bubbling contention involving some residents of Harbour View and vendors who have established a market outside the Shoppers' Fair Supermarket compound in the eastern St Andrew community.According to president of the Harbour View Citizens'...

Published:Sunday | August 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

The sometimes volatile south St Andrew community of Trench Town is becoming increasingly dangerous for young girls who residents claim are being targeted by rapists.According to the residents, there have been at least three cases of rape or...

Published:Sunday | August 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

It could cost more than US$100,000 (approximately J$13.5 million) to just begin the well-needed efforts to recover the Hellshire Beach in St Catherine, and even then it would take decades for the once-pristine beach to return to its former glory....

Published:Sunday | August 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Members of two clubs in the west Kingston community of Fletcher's Land are livid over a decision to bar them from meeting inside the Fletcher's Land Community Centre unless they pay the full fee charged for the use of the facility.Representatives of...

Published:Sunday | July 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Unattached youths in Steer Town, St Ann, say they are trying their best to stay away from the gun, but unemployment and a lack of skills training are pushing them towards a life of crime."We want some youth programmes to go on in the place so that...

Published:Sunday | July 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) added 67 correctional officers to its ranks last year but still finished the year with 66 fewer officers as overworked and under-paid warders retired, resigned or died.According to 2017 Economic and...

Published:Sunday | July 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Hailed as a true professional whose legacy stands as tall as the Blue Mountain, which she helped to establish as a World Heritage Site, Dr Janice Lindsay was lionised during her funeral at the Portmore New Testament Church of God yesterday.Family...

Published:Sunday | July 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Residents of Steer Town, St Ann, are hanging on to a ray of hope as there have been no gang-related incidents in the area for months. The community is slowly returning to a level of normality.According to the residents, shooting incidents and other...

Published:Sunday | July 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

The community of 'Top Temple' around Glasspole Avenue in Rockfort, east Kingston, was in mourning last week after a man stabbed his brother to death last Wednesday night, traumatising residents who looked on.The residents told The Sunday Gleaner...

Published:Wednesday | July 4, 2018 | 12:57 AMCorey Robinson

  Manager of the National Crime Prevention Fund Prudence Gentles, yesterday said that the number of successful calls being received by Crime Stop has been trending upwards. Successful calls are those that lead to a breakthrough in police...

Published:Sunday | July 1, 2018 | 12:44 AMCorey Robinson

One in every five Jamaican women who experience physical or sexual abuse from their intimate partners stays silent about the incident, despite efforts to get them to speak up and the international example being set by groups such as the #MeToo...

Published:Sunday | July 1, 2018 | 12:23 AMCorey Robinson

The National Council on Drug Abuse (NCDA) is urging parents and school officials to be on the lookout, following an increase in the number of students experimenting with a new deadly drug called ‘Lean’, and vape cigarettes. Lean, which...

Published:Sunday | July 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

The Ministry of Education (MOE) is adamant that sufficient resources have been provided to the island's state-operated primary schools to ensure that they can make a smooth shift from the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) to the Primary Exit Profile...

Published:Sunday | July 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Twenty-seven children under 10 years old were raped across Jamaica last year as cold-hearted adults continued to steal their innocence.They were among 261 children reportedly raped during the year, with the children accounting for more than half of...

Published:Sunday | July 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

The number of Jamaicans deported back to the island declined sharply last year, with almost half being sent home for having overstayed their welcome in foreign lands.The 2017 Economic and Social Survey of Jamaica (ESSJ) released by the Planning...

Published:Sunday | June 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Teachers at a prominent high school in Portmore, St Catherine, were in a huff last week, after one of their colleagues was arrested following an altercation with an eighth-grade student more than a month ago.According to the arrested teacher, whose...

Published:Sunday | June 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Dozens of buried diapers were among a mountain of garbage plucked from the Wickie Wackie Beach in Bull Bay, St Andrew, yesterday, as Chas E. Ramson Limited, distributor of Evian Water, and the Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) through its 'NUH DUTTY...

Published:Sunday | June 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

The police are yet to confirm reports that Jamaican gangsters are using embalming fluid to get high before embarking on some of their deadly rampages.Recent reports, particularly out of St James, have indicated that the gangsters have been spraying...

Published:Sunday | June 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

After missing out on his children's growing years while in a prison in the United States, Dale Hylton has been given a second chance of playing a father's role, with the State giving him control of his grandson.Hylton had been locked up in a US...

Published:Sunday | June 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Scores of residents of St Mary are allowing killers to evade justice by refusing to provide the police with the information they have on crimes.The parish has recorded 19 murders since the start of the year, with the majority being labelled as...

Published:Sunday | June 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Administrators and students at St Michael's Primary School in central Kingston were punching the sky last week, as they celebrated a record number of passes in the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT).Thirty students of the school sat the exam, and...

Published:Sunday | June 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

An informal community in Annotto Bay, St Mary, is now a ghost town after residents fled following a gun attack last Sunday which left two persons injured.When The Sunday Gleaner visited the community of Fort George last Wednesday, a cowardly dog and...

Published:Sunday | June 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

The construction of a multimillion-dollar police station in Port Antonio, Portland, is reportedly being stalled by a Jamaica Public Service (JPS) utility pole that the company says it will have to be paid millions of dollars to relocate.Assistant...

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