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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...

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

The long-running debate about the reasons so few men can be found in the pews of churches across the island and the impact this could have on the churches has reignited.This time it is Robert Shaw, president of the District Life Builders, a male...

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

Sitting beside the intimidating Tower Street Adult Correctional Centre and surrounded by a number of volatile communities, the central Kingston-based St Michael's Primary School has for years been stigmatised as a fading institution.But teachers at...

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

More than 80 per cent of the children diagnosed with cancer at the Bustamante Hospital for Children can be successfully treated if the diagnosis is done early.But several of these children have died because their parents and guardians failed to...

Published:Sunday | September 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

From Rockfort to Maverley in the Corporate Area, to Glendevon and Mount Salem in St James, Farm/Effortville in Clarendon, and several other communities across the island, Jamaican students will turn out for the new school year tomorrow on...

Published:Sunday | September 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

There are indications that the number of Jamaicans affected by Hurricane Harvey, which devastated sections of Houston, Texas, just over one week ago, will be more than initially assumed.It is estimated that upwards of 60,000 Jamaicans live in and...

Published:Tuesday | August 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Clarendon has recorded more than 100 murders since the start of the year - five children among its latest victims - but its divisional commander said the number would be much higher if the police had not strategically removed persons who they say...

Published:Sunday | August 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

The murder of two more children in Clarendon last week moved the number of Jamaica's youngest killed in the parish since the start of this year to five and placed it among the deadliest parishes for children.St James has recorded eight children...

Published:Saturday | August 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

The mother of 14-year-old Shaniel Bartley, who was yesterday among six persons shot, three fatally, in Race Course, Clarendon, reportedly took the child to her business place hoping to protect her from rapists who are said to be on the prowl in...

Published:Wednesday | August 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

National Security Minister Robert Montague yesterday encouraged men who are victims of domestic abuse to speak out."The silence from our men is deafening because there is a surging trend of men being abused by their female partners and they remain...

Published:Sunday | August 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Six policemen from the Kingston Eastern Police Division could be forever haunted by the cries of a dying 54-year-old woman, whose life they desperately tried to save during an almost two-hour toil down a treacherous hillside last Tuesday.Sonia...

Published:Sunday | August 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Persons who may be tempted to purchase cooked food from roadside vendors in the market district in downtown Kingston in the lead-up to the reopening of school are being warned to be careful as they could be putting themselves at risk for food-borne...

Published:Sunday | August 6, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Following a reported assault on their community by an estimated 30 men armed with high-powered weapons last Wednesday, residents of Oliver Road in the east Kingston community of Rockfort are pleading for help as they say they are living under siege...

Published:Sunday | July 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

The Disciplinary Committee of the General Legal Council last year received more than 220 complaints from Jamaicans who believed that they were wronged by attorneys hired to represent them."Most of the complaints treat with failing to keep clients...

Published:Sunday | July 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Lottery scamming and an influx of illegal guns have been identified as the main catalysts behind two deadly gang feuds in the east Kingston community of Rockfort.The gangsters have left residents of the People's National Party (PNP) stronghold...

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