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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...

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

Some security guards at the Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA) in Kingston are complaining that they are finding it difficult to deal with motorists who continue to flout traffic regulations when they turn up to pick up or drop off persons...

Published:Friday | July 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

A senior policeman at the Hunts Bay Police Station testified in the Home Circuit Court yesterday that members of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) waffled over statements and refused to turn over their weapons immediately after the 2007 killing of 18-...

Published:Sunday | July 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Some motorcyclists continue to flout the most basic safety regulations, including helmets, and the authorities are banking on a string of social interventions to reach this at-risk group of road users."Our approach is one of serious social...

Published:Sunday | July 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

The image of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is being further tarnished by some members who are using their positions to entice motorists to hand over money, drinks and other gifts.Tales of police personnel stopping motorists only to indicate...

Published:Saturday | July 1, 2017 | 12:18 PMCorey Robinson

The National Water Commission (NWC) this weekend launched ‘customer connections’, a customer engagement and community outreach programme in the western division. The programme is aimed at improving awareness and bolstering interaction...

Published:Saturday | July 1, 2017 | 11:58 AMCorey Robinson

Sixteen inmates at the Hill Top Juvenile Correctional Facility in St Ann are to be trained in Mixology.   The training forms part of the Ministry of National Security’s Comprehensive Rehabilitation and Society Reintegration Programme....

Published:Saturday | July 1, 2017 | 11:36 AMCorey Robinson

​Activities at the Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA) are reportedly back to normal after the explosion of a bag inside the terminal building last evening. Alfred McDonald, senior director of Commercial Development and Planning at the...

Published:Sunday | June 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

High rent and a lack of support from residents are being blamed for the low level of business at the Angels Plaza in St Catherine, and persons there fear that the lack of activity is providing the space for a string of break-ins reported in recent...

Published:Sunday | June 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Jamaican entities which have been are setting up operations in refurbished shipping containers could be flouting the law and putting the lives of scores of persons at risk.In recent years, several entities, from corner shops to schools, bars and...

Published:Sunday | June 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

The Ministry of Education says it will find a school for a teenage boy who has been at home since last November when he was acquitted of sexual-abuse charges."I'm really sad that his mother has got the runaround because the ministry's responsibility...

Published:Sunday | June 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade remained mum last week, even after the public defender requested that an investigation be launched into reports of Jamaicans being left stranded in Curacao as Dutch Caribbean airline InselAir...

Published:Sunday | June 18, 2017 | 12:03 AMCorey Robinson

Education Minister Ruel Reid has urged school administrators to exercise patience when dealing with unruly students, but he has also encouraged the teachers to be prepared to defend themselves.Reid's comments come in the wake of several altercations...

Published:Sunday | June 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

The Office of the Public Defender is seeking justice for several motorists whose vehicles were scrapped while in the custody of the police.Days after The Sunday Gleaner first reported the case of Allan Carter whose motor car was scrapped while it...

Published:Thursday | June 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

Despite at least two dedicated telephone systems where persons can call anonymously and report cases of corruption, Jamaicans are staying silent and not blowing the whistle.The Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA) and the Office...

Published:Sunday | June 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

The gunfire has subsided and persons are starting to return to their abandoned homes in the volatile community of Tredegar Park in St Catherine, but those who have returned say that they are facing another injustice: the absence of water in their...

Published:Sunday | June 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

With more than 600 murders committed across the island since the start of this year and serious and major crimes running four per cent above the corresponding period last year, Crime Stop Jamaica will be revamping its public-relations operation to...

Published:Sunday | June 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

The grounds of the St Andrew Parish Church in the heart of Half-Way Tree are being overrun by rats, thieves, and persons of unsound mind, and church leaders are blaming the deteriorating conditions in the area for their crucible.During a tour of the...

Published:Tuesday | June 6, 2017 | 12:00 AMCorey Robinson

The two women clutched each other shaking, their wails deafening behind Bible verses as they mourned the killing of Maxine Simpson, assistant to Karl Blake, People's National Party (PNP)councillor for the Greenwich Town division in the St Andrew...

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