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Published:Friday | March 6, 2015 | 5:33 PMCorey Robinson, Gleaner Writer

Investigators probing the murder of 14-year-old Kayalicia Simpson say the teen was at least four months pregnant when she was killed.  The Donald Quarrie High Student was hacked to death on Tuesday morning. A senior investigator very close to...

Published:Wednesday | March 4, 2015 | 11:07 PMCorey Robinson

The Newlands Housing Scheme in St Thomas was yesterday still in mourning, a day after the murder of 14-year-old Kayalicia Simpson, the Donald Quarrie High School student who was hacked to death during a predawn attack metres from her home."It is...

Published:Wednesday | March 4, 2015 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

News that the authorities have issued a stop order on the mining of aggregate by China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) at a quarry in Treadways, St Catherine, is being welcomed by residents of surrounding communities who say they are the main...

Published:Sunday | March 1, 2015 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) has been ordered to stop its quarrying at a hillside in Treadways, St Catherine. The order was issued last week by the Mines and Geology Division of the Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy...

Published:Sunday | February 15, 2015 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Scores of students at State-operated primary and all-age schools across the island are being put at risk daily because of the failure of the Ministry of Education to ensure that health personnel and equipment are in place to administer even basic first aid.

Published:Sunday | February 8, 2015 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Andrew Gentles is the head boy at the Salvation Army School for the Blind and, while he has never travelled overseas, he speaks Oxford's English with a British accent he says he adopted through the many audio books he listens to out of the United Kingdom.

Published:Sunday | January 25, 2015 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

They live in a world where their silence is deemed silly and attempts to communicate are made more difficult as the 'hearing people' don'

Published:Thursday | January 22, 2015 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Water lock-off

Authorities crackdown on major water-selling operation

Published:Sunday | January 18, 2015 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Residents of Port Royal are burning hot over the failure of the fire service to place a unit at the recently refurbished fire station in

Published:Sunday | January 11, 2015 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Blind but brilliant!

Spanish teacher excels at Clan Carthy despite visual impairment

Published:Sunday | January 11, 2015 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

After almost 20 years of handling communication in the Jamaica Constabulary Force, Superintendent Steve Brown is moving into operational

Published:Monday | December 29, 2014 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

It has been more than 34 years, but Superintendent Oberlene Smith-Whyte still reaches for a hand towel to wipe her tears when speaking ab

Published:Sunday | December 14, 2014 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

A lengthy wait for approval from external agencies and technology issues continue to hamper efforts by the Kingston and St Andrew Corpora

Published:Sunday | December 7, 2014 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

The families of two men killed by police within the past two years have greeted with scepticism news that the cops are one step closer to

Published:Friday | November 28, 2014 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

AT LEAST two employees from local motor vehicle depots have been taken into custody by the Major Organised Crime and Anti-corruption Agen

Published:Tuesday | November 18, 2014 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Police in the Kingston Central division say they are clamping down on a band of robbers who have been plaguing students walking along Nor

Published:Thursday | November 6, 2014 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Twenty-eight years wasted, a

Published:Thursday | November 6, 2014 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

They are listed among the cohorts with the fastest growing HIV infection rate in the Caribbean, but impoverished 13-19 year olds at two o

Published:Sunday | November 2, 2014 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Hard land, hard life

Small farmers in Portland risking life and limb as they struggle to survive

Published:Friday | October 24, 2014 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Residents of St John's Road in Rockfort, east Kingston, remained shell-shocked yesterday, as dawn broke over the ill-fated bar where thre

Published:Sunday | October 12, 2014 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Persons in the middle and high-income bands account for more than half of the mortgage arrears now on the books of the National Housing T

Published:Thursday | October 2, 2014 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Ebola panic: Local doctors say they are not equipped to handle deadly virus

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