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Published:Sunday | May 29, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) has rejected claims that consumers are paying millions of dollars for energy wasted due to faulty street lights that remain on during daytime hours.Except for street lights erected as part of the Government's...

Published:Sunday | May 15, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

The list is already very long and growing, innocent Jamaicans murdered only because they are related, or just linked to the enemies who criminals are unable to catch.That is the theory behind the recent murder of 40-year-old Clement Lee, fondly...

Published:Sunday | May 15, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Hundreds of Jamaicans living in squatter communities across the island will be forced to pack up and move if Minister of National Security Robert Montague has his way. According to Montague...

Published:Sunday | May 15, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

More than two years after then Security Minister Peter Bunting announced plans to have some members of the police force wear body cameras while on patrol, his replacement, Robert Montague, is unable to say when this will be implemented.Last week,...

Published:Sunday | May 8, 2016 | 12:32 AMCorey Robinson

It is a painful Mother's Day for the children of Corporal Judith Williams, who will mark what should be a happy occasion with more of the tears they have shed almost constantly since she was murdered just over one week ago.The children say their...

Published:Sunday | May 1, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Reports that a mentally ill man was being housed in a church while its members carried out a seven-day ritual to rid him of demons have caused discontent among some religious leaders who, last week, urged colleagues to be mindful of their abilities...

Published:Sunday | May 1, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Dozens of primary-school students, some as young as six years old, are being placed in danger by their parents, who use educational institutions as day-care centres and...

Published:Sunday | April 24, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Less than eight years after it was established, the Secret Gardens Monument in downtown Kingston is running out of space to record the names of Jamaica's children killed under violent and tragic circumstances.The Kingston and St Andrew Corporation (...

Published:Sunday | April 24, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

After some four years without any major crimes, tension is rising in sections of Balcombe Drive in Waterhouse, St Andrew, as reports swirl that some gangsters, who were once close friends, have had a falling-out.Last week, the police kept a close...

Published:Thursday | April 21, 2016 | 12:01 AMCorey Robinson

The fatal shooting of a 23-year-old man who yesterday snatched an M16 rifle from a policeman outside the Olympic Gardens Police Station in St Andrew has sparked criticism from one mental health specialist who believes the situation could have been...

Published:Tuesday | April 19, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Robert Hill, town clerk at the Kingston and St Andrew Corporation (KSAC), yesterday said all of the signs promoting an X-rated adult show in the Corporate Area later this month have been removed.The signs endorsed a topless orgy at a popular...

Published:Sunday | April 17, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Dancehall at its most disgusting was on display outside one of the island's most prominent primary schools last week, causing children as young as six years old to view the filth as they entered or left the premises.Billboards promoting a 'topless...

Published:Sunday | April 10, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

With the police having little success in apprehending criminals who have been plaguing the sugar industry, some major players in the sector believe the cops and members of the judiciary are not taking the plight of the farmers serious enough....

Published:Sunday | April 10, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Their concerns are many and they have key roles to play in Jamaica's future, yet their voices are often ignored, and they believe the policymakers are too often neglecting their views.They are the young Jamaicans between the ages of 14 and 40,...

Published:Sunday | April 10, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

An initiative launched by the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) to help private bus operators collect full fares from unruly passengers in some of the toughest communities in the Corporate Area has seemingly fizzled and the busmen are being hard...

Published:Sunday | April 10, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Unlimited Vacations Club (UVC) has decided to refund a couple that believe that they were tricked out of more than US$5,000.Samantha and Michael Cameron had alleged that having marked their wedding anniversary last year with a trip to Secrets...

Published:Sunday | April 10, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

The latest flare-up of gang violence in sections of west Kingston has left some private bus operators cowering even as they brave the almost daily shoot-outs to deliver a well-needed service.For the first three months of this year, 10 persons were...

Published:Sunday | April 3, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Jamaica's critically ill sugar industry is being pushed closer to its grave by persons who continue to illicitly burn the cane fields.It is a practice which baffles Allan Rickards, chairman of the All-Island Jamaica Cane Farmers' Association, who...

Published:Sunday | March 27, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Paula Lindsey spent much of last week praising God after her only son survived a knife attack on his way from the National Stadium where he had attended the penultimate day of the 2016 ISSA-GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships (...

Published:Sunday | March 27, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

It started as an ambitious project to beautify a street in one of the toughest inner-city communities in the Corporate Area. However, the project has morphed into a life-changing, peacekeeping initiative for an area that has seen more than its fair...

Published:Sunday | March 20, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

The men linked to two murders in Fletcher's Land in the Central Kingston Police Division last year remain on the run despite several attempts to apprehend them.With the community recording no murders since the start of this year, the cops are...

Published:Sunday | March 20, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

The Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) is struggling to enforce its rule of no preaching on its buses, and this is being compounded by fears that some of the preachers are really tricksters."Some of these persons are not even real Christian...

Published:Sunday | March 20, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

The 14-year-old schoolgirl who was banned from classes for the past three months is now back in school following the intervention of the Ministry of Education.Last Sunday, The Sunday Gleaner broke the story of the teenager who was neither suspended...

Published:Sunday | March 20, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

The police in western Kingston are urging residents of Tivoli Gardens and Denham Town to wrap up their activities and be inside their houses by six each evening.This is the latest part of efforts by the cops to clamp down on the latest flare-up of...

Published:Sunday | March 13, 2016 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

A 14-year-old student, who school administrators say have become too problematic for them to deal with, has been out of school for the past three months as the Ministry of Education tries to find, train and assign a specialist to monitor the child....

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