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Stories by Shanique Samuels

Published:Saturday | March 19, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon:Easter is said to be one of the most important and oldest festivals of the Christian Church and is the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ.Easter is seen as Jesus Christ's victory over death. The resurrection gave...

Published:Friday | March 11, 2016 | 2:06 PMShanique Samuels, Gleaner Writer

Several persons had to be rushed to hospital yesterday afternoon following a collision along a section of the Bustamante Highway in Clarendon. The accident which occurred sometime after 5 o’clock, involved a Nissan Caravan minibus with six...

Published:Thursday | March 10, 2016 | 11:05 PMShanique Samuels

Jenieve Scott is a single mother of five who knows exactly how to manipulate the daily hustle to care for her children to ensure they have good clothes on their backs, shoes on their feet, a good night's meal and the all important component - a good...

Published:Saturday | March 5, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

Jenieve Scott is a single mother of five who knows exactly how to manipulate the daily hustle to care for her children. Her main goal is to ensure they have good clothes on their backs, shoes on their feet, enough food to eat, and a good education....

Published:Saturday | March 5, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

For Brian and Susan Bennett, waking up next to each other every morning gives them a warm and comforting feeling they are still finding it hard to describe. But there is no doubt that what they feel for each other is real. It was as if destiny had a...

Published:Saturday | February 27, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

The Bible says in St John 9:4, "I must work the works of Him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh when no man can work."Winsome Wilkins embodies this verse and is the epitome of a worker for Christ as she gives of her being selflessly to...

Published:Friday | February 26, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

Campaigning to woo voters is one thing, but getting voters out on election day to cast their ballot is just as important.Noel Palmer was yesterday tasked with the job of rounding up and transporting People's National Party (PNP) voters to their...

Published:Thursday | February 25, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

SUMMERFIELD, Clarendon:Local traditional skills such as furniture making and joinery are becoming obsolete because not many people are interested in learning creative life skills which involve getting their hands dirty.However, the same is not so...

Published:Wednesday | February 24, 2016 | 10:59 AMShanique Samuels, Gleaner Writer

The Clarendon police have launched a manhunt for a man who allegedly shot and killed a patron at a dance hosted by People’s National Party (PNP) candidate for northern Clarendon Horace Dalley in Crooked River last night. The shooter...

Published:Sunday | February 21, 2016 | 5:17 PMShanique Samuels

Residents of Rock and Folly districts in Clarendon now have access to three miles of improved roadway. The road was recently rehabilitated by the Clarendon Parish Council at a cost of J$25 million. Speaking at the opening of the thoroughfare...

Published:Saturday | February 20, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon:There will be no end to Garrina and Vichell Turner's love story as the young couple, who are 357 days into their marriage, keep falling in love with each other each passing day. They decided to tie the knot and jump the broom...

Published:Monday | February 15, 2016 | 11:07 PMShanique Samuels

Medical doctor Desmond Brennan is sure he has the prescription to fix all that ails the people of North Central Clarendon, but he will have to get by a political veteran if he is to get the job.Brennan is the People's National Party's (PNP)...

Published:Saturday | February 13, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon:Children are a blessing from God, and having them and caring for them is even more of a blessing when they turn out to be a wonderful bunch, as is the case of Darnett Smith Richardson's three children:- one son and two daughters."...

Published:Thursday | February 11, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

HAYES, Clarendon:Merril Rodney has always been active in church and school, serving on many committees and associations within the Hayes community in Clarendon. Born and raised in Hayes, she has lived there all her life and has devoted herself to...

Published:Saturday | February 6, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

"Don't judge me because you too will be judged." Many people use this phrase in an attempt to silence their critics.As imperfect beings, people often find it quite easy to cast judgement upon others, notwithstanding the fact that they too may be...

Published:Thursday | February 4, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

CHAPELTON, Clarendon:One hundred and twenty-two years ago, the Chapelton All-Age School, located in the town of Chapelton, Clarendon, was first started at the bottom of Salem Hill on January 15, 1894, with 56 students enrolled. Then, it was known as...

Published:Saturday | January 30, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

There should be proper moderation in dress. That is, one's dress should not be too long, sweeping the floor, or too short, revealing one's undergarment. Different modes of dress are required for various occasions at different times. However, there...

Published:Saturday | January 30, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon:Ruthlyn Francis has been baptised for 61 years. She accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Saviour when she was only 13 years old, having been inspired by her mentor."I was a young person growing up in the church at the time. There...

Published:Sunday | January 24, 2016 | 6:13 PMShanique Samuels

A 10-year-old boy is without his parents after his father, a lance corporal in the Jamaica Defence Force, reportedly fatally shot his mother and then turned the gun on himself in their Trout Hall home in northern Clarendon. Dead are 35-year-old...

Published:Sunday | January 24, 2016 | 10:53 AMShanique Samuels, Gleaner Writer

The Clarendon Police are now investigating a case of murder-suicide involving a Jamaica Defence Force soldier and his wife. The incident took place last night at the couple's home in Park Hall near James Hill in northern Clarendon. The couple...

Published:Saturday | January 23, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon:IT IS not always easy to get along with in-laws, especially if both persons are from two contrasting family backgrounds or socio-economic classes. It is also highly unlikely that every family member will accept their relative's...

Published:Thursday | January 21, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

NEW LONGVILLE, Clarendon: Hard work really brings success, and it has resulted in a spanking new resource and technology room at Beulah All-Age School in New Longville, Clarendon.This resource room could easily be considered as the school's gift to...

Published:Saturday | January 16, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

"Go ye, therefore, and teach all nations baptising them in the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost." Matthew 28:19Based on the Bible's teachings, baptism in the Trinitarian format is the prescribed way for persons on a quest for...

Published:Saturday | January 9, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

A simple definition of prayer is that it is a solemn request for help or an expression of thanks to God.Pastor Errol Grey of the Mount Zion Apostolic Church in Beckford, Kraal, Clarendon, shared his thoughts with Family and Religion on the issue."...

Published:Friday | January 8, 2016 | 11:12 AMShanique Samuels, Gleaner Writer

The body of a man was found in New Ground District of Chapelton, Clarendon last night. The dead man has been identified as 59-year-old Dennis Temple. Temple was found in his house with several gunshot wounds to his upper body. According...

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