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Published:Sunday | June 28, 2015 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Investigators from the Police Narcotics Division are struggling to find out the source of the ganja-laced candies which were being sold in at least one school in the Corporate Area.Following a Sunday Gleaner exposÈ last week that the weed-laced...

Published:Sunday | June 21, 2015 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

The lack of green space in several communities in Hellshire, St Catherine, is one of the many sore points for residents who shelled out millions to purchase their dream homes but are now disappointed with what they have.The residents are also upset...

Published:Sunday | June 21, 2015 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Administrators at a prestigious Corporate Area secondary school are moving swiftly to deal with students turning up for school high on weed.Reports are that the students at the Hillel Academy are not smoking the ganja, instead they are ingesting it...

Published:Saturday | June 20, 2015 | 11:07 PMCorey Robinson

PAGE LABEL: COMMUNITIES GASPING FOR LIFEPolice, residents breathing new life into sections of the community once strangled by violenceINTRO: The Sunday Gleaner continues its series of once-thriving residential communities which have started to...

Published:Sunday | June 7, 2015 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

When customers walk into the Talk About Sports Bar on Oxford Street in downtown Kingston, they are greeted with an unusual piece of furniture ... a casket - polished, shined and ready to use.There is no body in it, but twins Coleen and Nadine White...

Published:Sunday | June 7, 2015 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Squatters have taken over some of the storm-ravaged houses along the coastline in Caribbean Terrace, east Kingston, but they are being warned that they are exposing themselves to clear and present danger.The warning came from Oliver Clue, People's...

Published:Thursday | June 4, 2015 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Many of Jamaica's social problems, especially those concerning the family and paternity, can be alleviated if the country practised polygamy, a female member of the Islamic Council of Jamaica has said."I don't understand why it is a situation where...

Published:Monday | June 1, 2015 | 4:53 PMCorey Robinson

HEAD OF the Clarendon Police Division, Senior Superintendent Maurice Robinson is calling for the erection of a marine police post in Clarendon to help deal with the illicit drugs-for-guns trade rampant on the southern coast of the parish. "One...

Published:Sunday | May 31, 2015 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Squatters are taking over unfinished properties in Hellshire, St Catherine, sparking fear among legitimate homeowners about their safety and the depreciation in the value of their houses."It is a very serious matter," declared Oswald Morgan,...

Published:Sunday | May 31, 2015 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

The Meteorological Service of Jamaica is predicting a less-than-average hurricane season this year, but it is urging Jamaicans not to be lulled into complacency as the country could still face major threats during...

Published:Sunday | May 24, 2015 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

For many, this is not their only source of income, but games of chance - especially the popular Cash Pot - prove to be their main source as they struggle to survive in some of the poorest communities across the island.With some Jamaicans living hand...

Published:Sunday | May 17, 2015 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

A 'sex shop' masquerading as a massage parlour and a 24-hour wrecker company are among the entities making life miserable for residents of Gore Terrace in Kingston 10...

Published:Sunday | May 17, 2015 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Burdened by the scourge of poverty in the harsh inner-cities of Kingston, complaining daily about the struggle to survive, scores of Jamaicans, who own or have access to large tracts of family land in rural parishes, cling to the tattered...

Published:Monday | May 11, 2015 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Faced with the tough realities inside Jamaica's juvenile correctional facilities, wards of the state are forming 'dorm families',taking on the roles of mothers, fathers and even vulnerable children, as a survival tactic.It is a matter of coping...

Published:Monday | May 11, 2015 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Abused children in some of Jamaica's most volatile communities cover up for their parents despite being harmed by the ones charged with protecting them from harm.Youth and Culture Minister Lisa Hanna said, during a Gleaner Editors' Forum held last...

Published:Sunday | May 10, 2015 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

The Sunday Gleaner continues its series on once-thriving residential communities which have started to decay because of crime and other factors, such as the illegal operation of commercial activities. If your community is dying a painful death,...

Published:Sunday | May 10, 2015 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

They are the pawns of Jamaica's organised crime syndicates. Teenage boys, some as young as 14 years old, are increasingly being lured into criminal gangs."The dons use these youths in the initial stages because most of these youths are not known to...

Published:Thursday | May 7, 2015 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

For more than a day, Phaedra Martin, the six-year-old who was reportedly abducted in Tuesday's brazen midday attack on Ransford Avenue in St Andrew, remains missing.The disappearance of five-year-old Iesha Stewart, of Lower Second Street, Kingston...

Published:Friday | May 1, 2015 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

National Security Minister Peter Bunting yesterday remained adamant that the Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) Evidence Act 2015, tabled in Parliament Wednesday, will not violate citizens' constitutional rights."One of the challenges that we grappled with...

Published:Sunday | April 26, 2015 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

New Kingston is known for its many commercial entities, recreational hotspots, its vibrant nightlife, but it is also home for several persons who say their community is dying as they are plagued by several ills...

Published:Sunday | April 26, 2015 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Housing woes in several inner-city communities have forced scores of persons to live in board houses on premises which could ignite in a minute. Today, The Sunday Gleaner begins a series looking at some of those communities.It is a story reported so...

Published:Sunday | April 19, 2015 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

For most Jamaicans, it is a way of life that would be unthinkable, but, forced by circumstances, it is a life which Karen Thomas has lived for the past 14 years....

Published:Tuesday | April 14, 2015 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

It seems as if a scheme to run off to England went horribly wrong for a 15-year-old Jamaican boy who was denied entry to Suriname on suspicion that he was headed to Turkey to join the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). That is,...

Published:Sunday | April 12, 2015 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Police, soldiers did us proud!It was a huge sigh of relief from National Security Minister Peter Bunting as the less than 24-hour visit by United States President Barack Obama ended at 5:24 p.m. last Thursday. "When I heard wheels out Thursday...

Published:Sunday | April 5, 2015 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

The Sunday Gleaner today begins a series of once-thriving residential communities which have started to decay because of crime and other factors, such as the illegal operation of commercial activities. If your community is dying a painful death,...

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