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Published:Sunday | July 12, 2015 | 5:11 PMShanique Samuels

A female pedestrian was killed in a collision in Clarendon last night along the Swansea main road. Thirty-four-year-old Danisha Ford died from injuries she received after she was hit while standing next to a utility pole along a section of the main...

Published:Saturday | July 11, 2015 | 5:21 PMShanique Samuels, Gleaner Writer

The Clarendon Police say they have a man in custody in relation to the badly burnt body of a female that was found in bushes in the parish on Wednesday. Investigators say the man is being questioned in relation to the incident. The police now...

Published:Thursday | July 9, 2015 | 7:40 PMShanique Samuels, Gleaner Writer

Two members of a Clarendon family remain hospitalised and others are traumatised following a robbery and shooting early this morning. One of the robbery victims says about 1 o’clock this morning two men armed with guns and wearing masks...

Published:Thursday | July 9, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon: Meeks Campbell may be visually impaired, but he is as good a teacher as any with sight.Campbell found out he was going blind just as he was writing his final-year exams at St Joseph's Teachers' College in Kingston."I could not...

Published:Tuesday | July 7, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

SPALDINGS, Clarendon:"Mind bad company, chart your course, and know where you're going," was the advice North East Manchester Member of Parliament Audley Shaw gave to graduands at Spalding High School during their graduation ceremony last Thursday....

Published:Friday | July 3, 2015 | 3:13 PMShanique Samuels, Gleaner Writer

Residents in Rocky Point, Clarendon, are now on edge as water from the sea has flooded the community. This morning residents woke up to flooded streets and yards as high tides caused huge volumes of water to flood the entire Shearer Heights area....

Published:Thursday | June 25, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon: Overwhelming support has been pouring in for Beres Walters and his daughter, Terriann, after their story captioned 'A Single Father's Struggle' was published in last Saturday's Gleaner.Walters shared the heart-rending story of how...

Published:Saturday | June 20, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon: Most countries across the world will celebrate Father's Day tomorrow, for some fathers, it will be a fun-filled day, for others, not so happy. The latter is true for Beres Walters a single father with an ailing daughter and another...

Published:Thursday | June 18, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

Mayor of May Pen Scean Barnswell says the Government may need to start looking for a site to relocate the parish capital as May Pen had outgrown itself. The Clarendon capital was dubbed the fastest-growing town in the island, but lately, the once-...

Published:Thursday | June 18, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon: He can easily be described as a budding self-taught musician who has a passion for life. Herad Howell is 19 years old and already, he has taught himself to play several pieces of musical...

Published:Wednesday | June 17, 2015 | 11:02 PMShanique Samuels

Clarendon Custos William Shagoury has expressed deep concern at the constant littering of the May Pen town centre and how unpleasant it has become for persons doing business there."The wholesales empty their garbage at nights and leave it on the...

Published:Thursday | June 11, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

CURATOE HILL, Clarendon:VICTOR PUSEY-BROWN was born and raised in Curatoe Hill and has spent his entire life being scoffed at and discriminated against because of his disability. Although he was born a normal child, Pusey-Brown was placed in the...

Published:Tuesday | June 9, 2015 | 10:13 AMShanique Samuels, Gleaner Writer

The Clarendon police are investigating a shooting incident last night in New Bowens that has left one man dead and another in hospital nursing gunshot wounds. The deceased has been identified as Denmark Thomas otherwise known as Tuggy, an...

Published:Tuesday | June 9, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

Following the recent clampdown on illegal vending by the Kingston and St Andrew Corporation, there has been an influx of displaced vendors from the Corporate Area into the town of May Pen in Clarendon.This increase in the number of vendors in the...

Published:Thursday | June 4, 2015 | 4:20 PMShanique Samuels, Gleaner Writer

The Clarendon police are now searching for a man after a farmer in Halsey Hall this morning saw his 64th cow being stolen since December last year. The owner of the animal, cattle farmer Kenneth Donaldson, says it had been sick since yesterday. He...

Published:Thursday | June 4, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

PECKHAM, Clarendon:THE SMALL rural community of Peckham in North East Clarendon is set to benefit significantly from the start of a bamboo project scheduled to begin next month.The objective of the Peckham Bamboo Project is to implement a...

Published:Monday | June 1, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon:Clarendon has been on the radar of the Ministry of National Security since the start of the year because of a spike in major crimes in the parish.Carol McKenzie, superintendent in charge of operations for the Clarendon division,...

Published:Monday | June 1, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon:Domestic violence occurs in two forms - namely, threats and disputes.In the case of threats, statements are recorded from the complainant after which it is the duty of the police to find the accused and issue a warning not to...

Published:Monday | June 1, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon:THE CLARENDON police are appealing to persons who are victims of extortion to report it.Carol McKenzie, superintendent in charge of operations, Clarendon division, posited that while the police are aware that extortion activities...

Published:Monday | June 1, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon:The issue of potential witnesses withholding vital information in many cases have long been a problem for the police. Many times, persons opt to keep quiet about what they see or hear out of fear for their lives and that of their...

Published:Saturday | May 30, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon: Demario Willesly was diagnosed with a rare cancer called retinoblastoma at birth.This condition caused him to lose his left eye at one year and seven months old, but that did not dampen his spirits. The family, especially his dad...

Published:Thursday | May 28, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon: Decora Douglas got pregnant at age 15 while still a student in high school."No matter how much my mother talked to me, I just wouldn't listen....

Published:Wednesday | May 27, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon:LABOUR DAY activities in Clarendon got off to a smooth start with the parish project beginning as early as 8:30 a.m.The Raymonds Community Centre was chosen as the main parish project because of the quadruple murder that took...

Published:Thursday | May 21, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

Fresh concerns are mounting in Clarendon as news of anot-her mosquito-borne disease, the zika virus, threatens Jamaica.With the remnants of the not so distant chikungunya virus (chik-V) still evident in their bodies, some persons said they were...

Published:Monday | May 18, 2015 | 2:19 PMShanique Samuels

The case against the brother and sister charged in connection with the Clarendon quadruple murder in the May Pen Resident Magistrate’s Court has been put off until June 25. The case was to be heard this morning. Twenty-seven-year-old Jermaine...

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