| Life in the Gulf - New Kingston's den of drug addicts
IT IS arguably the vilest 110 metre-long stretch of dirty pavement and seedy characters that you will ever come across in Jamaica 'The Gulf'. Located in the heart of New Kingston, it is a tributary road that leads off Dumphries Road.
Kids face high risk of addiction
SCORES OF school-aged children are being drawn into potentially lifelong drug addiction as many do not regard the occasional bottle of alcoholic beverage or tobacco as addictive substances, experts say.
Haitians seeking political asylum
WESTERN BUREAU: SOME OF the 62 Haitian refugees currently at Montpelier, St. James, have applied for political asylum. However, the majority have no wish to remain in Jamaica, according to a spokesman for the group.
20 inner-city communities to receive Gov't help
THE GOVERNMENT is mobilising plans to expand the social intervention initiative into 20 additional communities to assist in reducing crime and violence in the Corporate Area's most crime-afflicted areas.
'We want no more war in Jungle'
IN THE ghetto, when a relationship is on the skids, people die. It is a key code of the jungle law that governs the harsh streets of the Jamaican inner city.