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Published:Sunday | November 5, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Albert Crosdale, the man who last May sought the assistance of The Sunday Gleaner after being denied visitation rights to his five-year-old son despite a court ruling, is dead.Crosdale's mother, Patricia Rhoden, said her son died in a car accident...

Published:Sunday | October 29, 2017 | 12:15 AMCorey Robinson

For years, they have run to the rescue of scores of Jamaican children living in filthy, unhealthy conditions, but hardened investigators at the Child Development Agency (CDA) still shudder at what they find...

Published:Sunday | October 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Residents of the west Kingston community of Hannah Town, which borders Denham Town, where a zone of special operations (ZOSO) is in place, are livid that their freedom of movement is also being restricted."They advertised that the ZOSO is in Denham...

Published:Sunday | October 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Twenty-five years after Agana Barrett, Ian Forbes, and Vassell Brown suffocated in an overcrowded cell at the Constant Spring Police Station, not much has changed, causing the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) to again turn the...

Published:Monday | October 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

A prominent jurist is challenging Jamaican judges and lawyers to become more innovative in their practice."Innovation doesn't come naturally to judges and lawyers, and that is partly because of the training and the habits of thought that are...

Published:Sunday | October 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Less than eight weeks after they returned to school decked out in clean uniforms, shiny shoes, and new book bags, approximately 10 per cent of the students, mainly boys, in schools in some of the tough inner-city communities in the Corporate Area...

Published:Wednesday | October 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

The young, the old, vendors and even parents taking their children to school - all were sent digging into their purses and wallets for identification as the second zone of special operations (ZOSO) brought movement to a crawl in sections of Denham...

Published:Tuesday | October 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

A number of Jamaicans are languishing in hospital beds overseas without visits or aid from relatives in those countries, prompting attempts by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade to locate family members in Jamaica who may be able to...

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

The calls are growing louder for the Government to make a more sustained effort to reach unattached youth in the many volatile inner-city communities across the island as part of the effort to tame the crime monster."The programmes that work are...

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Approximately 60 persons have been deported from Jamaica since April as law-enforcement agencies step up efforts to keep undesirable visitors from the nation's shores.The Passport Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA) says...

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Several nurses based at the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH) yesterday continued to voice concerns over their safety following the suspension of a shuttle bus service that transports them from the hospital to the bus parks in downtown Kingston after...

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

It appears a new trend is developing where relatives of notorious gunmen are taking out life insurance policies on them.The Sunday Gleaner has learnt that senior officers in the East Kingston Police Division were left stunned two weeks ago when they...

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

The cruel and inhumane treatment meted out to some of Jamaica’s children was brought into sharp focus recently when a video went viral of a St Thomas mother beating her child with a machete...

Published:Saturday | October 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Investigators at the Kingston East Police Division are begging the co-operation of residents whom they say are being left shell-shocked as gangsters in Franklin Town and its environs carry out bloody attacks on each other."We need the statements. We...

Published:Monday | October 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Twenty years after the Government first commissioned a study on motor vehicle emissions in Jamaica, there is still no regulation in place, and the Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) is getting increasingly concerned about the impact the smoke is having...

Published:Sunday | October 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Jamaica has copped the prize for the country in the region with best-quality drinking water on three consecutive occasions in recent years, but the watchdog group Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) is worried that this has been achieved without any...

Published:Sunday | October 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

More than 40 allegations of sexual abuse at schools were reported to the Office of the Children's Advocate (OCA) in the first nine months of this year.In addition, the OCA received 120 allegations of children being physically abused, 23 cases of...

Published:Sunday | October 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Joy Crawford has spent most of her life probing the minds of, and seeking solutions for, at-risk youths. Today, she wishes she could probe the minds of the men who murdered her brother, this time for her own peace of mind."I wish I could understand...

Published:Sunday | October 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Three weeks after The Sunday Gleaner started probing reports of a pile-up of unclaimed urns at the nation's ports, the Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA) has confirmed that scores of persons have seemingly abandoned the remains of who should be their...

Published:Thursday | September 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Commissioner of the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) Terrence Williams yesterday said that responses are slowly coming in from the hierarchy of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) and the Police Service Commission a day after he...

Published:Sunday | September 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Attempts are now being made for a marine surveyor to provide an up-to-date valuation of a ship that has been in Jamaican waters since late last year when its operators ran into financial difficulties.At least 13 Filipino crewmen were left stranded...

Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Residents of Epsom, Eight West in Greater Portmore, St Catherine, said that they felt traumatised and vulnerable yesterday, following the shooting death of Constable Nicaldo Green at his home in the community on Tuesday night.Green, 29, was assigned...

Published:Tuesday | September 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

From risking his life to save a young boy to deciding which job offer he should accept, Trench Town hero Tremayne Brown was yesterday showered with gifts from several companies bubbling with appreciation for his valiant effort in saving a drowning...

Published:Monday | September 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Twenty-four-year-old Tremayne Brown was yesterday hailed as a "God-sent hero" by residents of Trench Town and Arnett Gardens, Kingston, following his valiant rescue of a 12-year-old boy who was swept away in a gully on Collie Smith Drive last Friday...

Published:Sunday | September 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

News that the man charged with the killing of fashion designer Dexter '3D' Pottinger was out on bail for two crimes has renewed the debate about the ease with which suspected criminals are offered bail and the number of offences they commit while...

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