Jamaica Gleaner News
Published: Monday Monday | March 9, 2009
Rising above the dirt - Kamal Gilzene journeys on
"For persons who know Grants Pen, most of the war there is politically based, and meaningless. I grew up and saw young men at the age of 16, 17, lying in the streets dead. I felt really bad, because I don't believe anybody should die like this," was what Kamal Gilzene said... Read More...Lottery scam causing many of Montego Bay's murders
WESTERN BUREAU: The lottery scam which has taken root in St James continues to be directly linked to the escalating murder rate in the parish since January. Senior Superintendent Paul Ferguson, the deputy chief in charge of the Area One Division... Read More...Boy drowns at YMCA
Another school community has been sent into mourning after an 11-year-old boy was found at the bottom of a pool at the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) last Friday.The boy attended the Spirit of Hope Kinder-prep in St Andrew... Read More...Girl on phone causing my son to lose focus
Q: My 16-year-old son spends hours talking to a girl on the phone while his grades are slipping. How can I get him to cut back? Should I inform the girl's parents/guardian in an effort to get this under control? Read More...I am driving him up the wall
The responsibility that a pregnant woman has for her unborn baby can be so intense that it almost makes her feel alone and misunderstood by her husband. At least, this is what I had been going through, without even realising it, until recently... Read More...Where's the love?
Jamaican parents have forgotten how to love, and that's why their children are so aggressive. Is that a statement of fact? That is a question that we put to a couple of parents in the Corporate Area last week. See their responses below... Read More...Cooking with children
Life is hectic for most people, especially those with demanding jobs and children. The former might prevent parents from spending enough time with the latter, and when a family does finally get together, things can be rushed and business-like. Before you know it... Read More...