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Published:Saturday | May 16, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon: OTIS JAMES of the James and Friends Education Programme has said more emphasis needs to be placed on vulnerable children.

Published:Saturday | May 16, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels, Gleaner Writer

The lives of the four children left behind by Karen Rainford changed forever the morning she was murdered. All four children were under the age of 12 at the time of their...

Published:Saturday | May 16, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

A CLARENDON health official is cautioning against a possible re-emergence of the chikungunya (chik-V) virus later this year.According to outgoing medical officer of health Dr Vitillius Reid-Holder, based on last year's trend, the virus could...

Published:Tuesday | May 12, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels, Gleaner Writer

FRANKFIELD, Clarendon: THREE TEENAGED Edwin Allen High School students have created a technology-based mobile application that will assist farmers in managing their farms, as well as maximising production and output based on the size of the farm and...

Published:Saturday | May 2, 2015 | 10:53 AMShanique Samuels

The Management of the May Pen Hospital in Clarendon has provided more details in the controversy over the death of 32 -year-old construction worker, Richard Lee, who was taken there Thursday. In a statement, CEO Nadia Nunes said Lee did not die at...

Published:Friday | May 1, 2015 | 1:06 PMShanique Samuels, Gleaner Writer

The May Pen Hospital is being blamed for negligence in the death of 32-year-old construction worker, Richard Lee, who was taken there yesterday. However, the hospital is denying the claim and is insisting that it provided the best care it could to...

Published:Friday | May 1, 2015 | 8:44 AMShanique Samuels, Gleaner Writer

Member of Parliament for Northern Clarendon Horace Dalley has chided the authorities for not doing enough to protect 15-year-old Amoya Brown who was chopped to death in St Ann on the weekend. Brown, who was from Good Hope district in Clarendon and...

Published:Friday | May 1, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

Some 16 new shops were officially handed over to vendors in the May Pen Municipal Market yesterday, replacing those that were destroyed when fire gutted a section of the market in March last year .However, the 16 shops represent less than half of...

Published:Tuesday | April 21, 2015 | 7:18 PMShanique Samuels, Gleaner Writer

One man is dead and two others hospitalised with gunshot wounds following an attack in the Bucknor, Clarendon earlier today. The dead man has been identified as Fabian Cooper, 23. According to a preliminary police report about 2:30 pm the men...

Published:Saturday | April 18, 2015 | 5:21 PMShanique Samuels, Gleaner Writer

Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller this afternoon visited grieving relatives of the three teenage boys and the 35-year-old man who were shot and killed execution style in the Monymusk Housing Scheme in Clarendon on Wednesday. Simpson Miller told...

Published:Thursday | April 16, 2015 | 1:00 PMShanique Samuels, Gleaner Writer

The Clarendon Police have nabbed two men, they believe are linked to last night's shocking killing of four people, including three boys, at a house in Monymusk, Hayes, Clarendon.  The two are now being questioned by investigators....

Published:Thursday | April 16, 2015 | 4:09 AMShanique Samuels, Gleaner Writer

Three students and a 35-year-old Clarendon man were on Wednesday night shot dead in the Monymusk Housing Scheme, Hayes in the parish. The police have identified them as: 14-year-old Raymond Givans, a student of the Vere Technical High School; Ricardo Briscoe, also 14 years old, of ...

Published:Saturday | April 11, 2015 | 11:58 PMShanique Samuels, Gleaner Writer

The Clarendon police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a 28-year-old woman allegedly by her three-year-old son. The incident happened sometime around 3 o'clock in the quiet rural community of Nairne Castle...

Published:Saturday | April 11, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels, Gleaner Writer

Over 1,500 children, plus adults, came out on Easter Monday to be part of the James and Friends Foundation's 10th anniversary Easter Fun Day. The heavy showers that pelted the Effortville community and its environs did not deter the patrons from...

Published:Saturday | April 4, 2015 | 5:16 PMShanique Samuels, Gleaner Writer

Members of the Hope General Baptist Church in Hayes, Clarendon are appealing to people to be careful when buying audio equipment following the theft of several items from their building on Friday night. ‎ According to a church member, four...

Published:Saturday | April 4, 2015 | 12:36 PMShanique Samuels, Gleaner Writer

A 24-year-old motorcyclist became the latest person killed on the nation’s roadways. He is Richard Brown, a vendor from May Pen in Clarendon, who died in a collision along the Bustamante Highway in the parish. Brown is the 90th person killed...

Published:Saturday | April 4, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

SEVENTY-FIVE-YEAR-OLD Linnetta Simms has been blind for more than 13 years as a result of glaucoma. She is also affected by hypertension, which has eventually led to her developing a heart condition. Simms lives with her 83-year-old husband, who...

Published:Friday | April 3, 2015 | 6:44 PMShanique Samuels, Gleaner Writer

The Praedial Larceny Prevention Unit has charged a man who is alleged to have stolen 10 boxes of bees in Clarendon. Havannah Heights resident, Oliver Aldred, was charged with simple larceny when he appeared in the May Pen Resident Magistrate's...

Published:Monday | March 30, 2015 | 2:50 PMShanique Samuels, Gleaner Writer

Festivity reigned at the Edwin Allen High School in Frankfield, Clarendon on Monday morning as staff, students and well-wishers extended the celebration of Saturday’s victory in the girls’ section of the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls...

Published:Friday | March 27, 2015 | 10:34 AMShanique Samuels, Gleaner Writer

There are reports that praedial larcenists are trading the meat from stolen livestock for guns. According to head of the Praedial Larceny Prevention Unit, Deputy Superintendent of Police Kevin Francis the practice has been going on for some time. [...

Published:Saturday | March 21, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

Maleika Granston was only one month old when her mother died, clutching her in her arms. She was killed under tragic circumstances in the yard in the Effortville community in which they lived. At the time of the incident, everyone thought the baby...

Published:Saturday | March 21, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

The Clarendon Parish Council and some stakeholders in the parish happily joined in and celebrated with the residents of the Clarendon Infirmary in their first anniversary of the facility's Resource Centre. The centre has made such a big difference...

Published:Wednesday | March 18, 2015 | 5:14 PMShanique Samuels

Residents of the Lesterfield community in North Clarendon are baffled as to why a 24-year-old woman accused of killing her baby would have done so.  The woman is alleged to have taken the 18-month-old toddler, Jay Nelson, into a nearby coffee...

Published:Monday | March 16, 2015 | 5:44 PMShanique Samuels, Gleaner Writer

Opposition Leader Andrew Holness says several factors including poor parenting, are to be blamed for teen pregnancies. He made the comments in Frankfield, Clarendon yesterday in reaction to the recent cases of teen pregnancies and killings. He says...

Published:Saturday | March 14, 2015 | 7:24 PMShanique Samuels, Gleaner Writer

Several bee farmers in Clarendon have complained that praedial thieves have left them with hundreds of thousands of dollars in losses. The farmers say since Thursday thieves have made off with several boxes of bees and honey in the communities of...

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