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Stories by Launtia Cuff

Published:Saturday | June 27, 2015 | 12:00 AMLauntia Cuff

Starting a business can be a difficult process, and choosing the wrong business partner can create an even greater challenge. For Shauna-Kay Miller, she has found the perfect partner for her business in the person of her mother, Suzette Miller."The...

Published:Saturday | June 20, 2015 | 12:00 AMLauntia Cuff

Forty-five years ago, in 1970, when Lindel Williams (Lee) met his wife Marcena (Enid) Johnson, he was sure that she was the one. She, however, having been in a relationship that had ended badly, needed some more convincing as she was uncertain she...

Published:Saturday | June 13, 2015 | 12:00 AMLauntia Cuff

At a time when many have doubts about God and religion, Alveda Johnson says a decision she made 66 years ago to become a baptised member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church is one she has never regretted and one that she still considers the best...

Published:Wednesday | June 10, 2015 | 2:13 PMLauntia Cuff, Gleaner Writer

A former policeman has been sentenced to six months imprisonment at hard labour, for stealing a motor vehicle. Thirty-year-old, Phillip Steele, from St Mary, was sentenced yesterday in the Santa Cruz Resident Magistrate Court in St Elizabeth....

Published:Friday | June 5, 2015 | 7:18 AMLauntia Cuff, Gleaner Writer

One of the suspects in the St Elizabeth quadruple murder has surrendered to the police. The suspect reported to the Santa Cruz Police in the company of his attorney yesterday. His name is being withheld pending an identification parade. The...

Published:Saturday | May 23, 2015 | 12:00 AMLauntia Cuff

For some, the absence of fathers from their children's lives has become an acceptable occurrence in today's society. Fortunately, there are still those men who put the well-being of their children before their own...

Published:Thursday | May 21, 2015 | 12:00 AMLauntia Cuff

With news that another mosquito-borne disease, the zika virus (ZIKV), is threatening to reach the shores of Jamaica, some St Elizabeth residents are concerned about the possibility of becoming infected, especially given that they were still battling...

Published:Thursday | May 14, 2015 | 12:00 AMLauntia Cuff

With an active firefighting season last year which put a serious strain on the St Elizabeth Fire Department, Senior Deputy Superintendent Conroy Ghans said if the division were to be faced with an incident similar to the...

Published:Saturday | May 9, 2015 | 12:00 AMLauntia Cuff, Gleaner Writer

While other male role models can positively influence the life a young boy, there is no other, however, who has a more important role model to play in his son's life than his...

Published:Saturday | May 9, 2015 | 12:00 AMLauntia Cuff, Gleaner Writer

In addition to being the full-time mother of an energetic two-year-old son, Teisha Williams has three other jobs that she must attend to. When asked how she does it all, she admitted that it is a...

Published:Thursday | May 7, 2015 | 9:40 AMLauntia Cuff, Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Labour Party councillor (JLP) for the Southfield Division in St Elizabeth, Gregory Myers has confirmed that he will switch his support to the People's National Party (PNP).  The councillor says he sees the PNP as a...

Published:Saturday | May 2, 2015 | 12:00 AMLauntia Cuff

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth:BEING A new mom and trying to balance a full-time job with the responsibilities of motherhood can be a difficult task for some.Sometimes being a working mom can lead to feelings of guilt, as is the case with Garneitha...

Published:Tuesday | April 28, 2015 | 11:42 AMLauntia Cuff, Gleaner Writer

A 24-year-old St Elizabeth man charged under the anti-lottery scamming Act was granted $1 million bail when he appeared in court yesterday. Edroy Thompson was ordered to return to the Santa Cruz Resident Magistrate’s Court on July 13. It is...

Published:Saturday | April 25, 2015 | 12:00 AMLauntia Cuff

Seeing the need for improved literacy among the residents in her community, Michelle Stephenson, along with her friend, Anthony Howell, decided to start South Starz Academy with the aim of improving the literacy level of children in Junction, St...

Published:Friday | April 24, 2015 | 12:00 AMLauntia Cuff

Many times, acts of crime and violence stem from unresolved domestic issues.As a result, the Community Safety and Security Branch of the St Elizabeth Police has put measures in place to deal with domestic issues before they escalate.The Community...

Published:Saturday | April 4, 2015 | 12:00 AMLauntia Cuff

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth:EVERY THURSDAY, members of the Santa Cruz Area Group of the St Elizabeth branch of the Jamaica Red Cross take to the streets of Santa Cruz with warm, home-cooked meals for the homeless."We have a feeding programme, where we...

Published:Saturday | March 14, 2015 | 12:00 AMLauntia Cuff

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth:LENGTHY DELAYS in dealing with matters before the Jamaican courts often make the pursuit of justice a frustrating journey for many; and frustration is what Vinston Miller feels after he has been waiting for more than two...

Published:Saturday | March 7, 2015 | 12:00 AMLauntia Cuff

It is often said that there is no place like home, but the place Everton Phillips calls home is a little shack tucked away in a corner of the Park Lee community in South West St Elizabeth. The structure barely protects him from the elements, but...

Published:Saturday | February 28, 2015 | 12:00 AMLauntia Cuff

Electricity has become a very essential part of human life. However, in 2015, there are still communities in Jamaica where residents do not have access to electricity in their homes. One such area is the Park Lee community in southwest St Elizabeth....

Published:Saturday | January 24, 2015 | 12:00 AMLauntia Cuff

After years of calls for the Santa Cruz Resident Magistrate's Court to be addressed, the courthouse has been recommended closed by the St

Published:Saturday | January 17, 2015 | 12:00 AMLauntia Cuff

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Published:Saturday | December 20, 2014 | 12:00 AMLauntia Cuff

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Published:Saturday | December 13, 2014 | 12:00 AMLauntia Cuff

Receiving the charter to establish and operate a school of medical sciences from the Government in May, 2009 the All American Institute o

Published:Friday | December 12, 2014 | 12:00 AMLauntia Cuff

BLACK RIVER, St Elizabeth:

Published:Wednesday | December 10, 2014 | 12:00 AMLauntia Cuff

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