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Published:Tuesday | June 1, 2021 | 12:08 AMCecelia Campbell Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Afiba ‘Joel’ Clarke is a trained welder but within recent times he has been spending more time on his farm in Redlands, northern Clarendon. When The Gleaner caught up with him recently, he was in the square selling bagged sweet peppers and hot...

Published:Tuesday | April 13, 2021 | 12:14 AMCecelia Campbell Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Washington ‘Sparrow’ Williams, who retired from his job as a public servant, was doing well buying market produce and reselling in the rural communities. Even with the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, he still managed to eke out a...

Published:Thursday | February 25, 2021 | 12:15 AMCecelia Campbell Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Farmers in the Clarendon South constituency can now benefit from the solar-powered irrigation system at the Ebony Park pump. The system, which was officially commissioned into service yesterday via a virtual ceremony, is now the second on the list...

Published:Saturday | August 8, 2020 | 12:17 AMCecelia Campbell Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Cara Campbell-Ellis of Danks, Sangster’s Heights, Clarendon, has a heart filled with gratitude, so much so that she cannot contain her happiness. On August 3, her story was published in The Gleaner, highlighting her despair in not being able to...

Published:Friday | July 31, 2020 | 12:25 AMCecelia Campbell Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Frederick Lattray, principal of Lennon High School in Clarendon, has said that he has begun implementing strategies to ensure that the plant is ready to accommodate students come September. Lattray told The Gleaner that prior to the COVID-19...

Published:Thursday | May 28, 2020 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell Livingston/Gleaner Writer

JOHN BASSIE'S life is all about service. His footprints in arbitration saw him starting the Jamaica chapter of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) in the Caribbean in 2007 and going on to forming chapters in other parts of the Caribbean...

Published:Saturday | December 28, 2019 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell Livingston/Gleaner Writer

The DWL Foundation on Thursday night continued its tradition of honouring volunteers and community workers in the district of Bellevue, St Elizabeth. Among the three recognised for going above and beyond the call of duty in service to the community...

Published:Tuesday | October 29, 2019 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Opposition leader Dr Peter Phillips on Sunday urged Comrades to be prepared. Speaking during a Regional Council Meeting held at the Bridge Palm Hotel in Toll Gate, Clarendon, Phillips, who refrained from singling out any constituency in terms of...

Published:Saturday | October 26, 2019 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Leroy Jagasar is filled with one passion and that is keeping the culture of Hosay – a Muslim Indo-Caribbean commemoration – alive and flourishing in Jamaica. Acknowledging that there is still much to be done where the impartation of the knowledge...

Published:Tuesday | October 15, 2019 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Farming has been the only thing that Donovan Brooks has known. Growing up with his parents, who were farmers, he never thought of another career. He has been tilling the soil for years and eking out a living for his family. Filled with confidence...

Published:Saturday | September 21, 2019 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Concerned that the bill for importing red peas is high, Damion Young, operator of Home Grown Produce and Agro-bizz Ltd, has said he is on a mission to revive the industry in Jamaica. “Over the years, it has made farmers insecure and unsure about...

Published:Saturday | September 14, 2019 | 12:13 AMCecelia Campbell Livingston/Gleaner Writer

MAY PEN, Clarendon: The State of emergency now in operation in Clarendon took centre stage at Thursday’s monthly sitting of the Clarendon Municipal Corporation. Scean Barnswell, councillor for the Hayes division, said while he welcomed the...

Published:Thursday | August 22, 2019 | 12:11 AMCecelia Campbell Livingston/Gleaner Writer

From as far back as he can remember, Neikoy Redwood has always had a fascination with figures – and it is this passion that has nurtured his desire to become an actuary. Redwood, who just completed upper sixth form at Campion College, is now...

Published:Thursday | August 15, 2019 | 12:19 AMCecelia Campbell Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Twenty-year-old Kaskmah Brown is overwhelmed with pains and drowning in a sea of debt as she tries to keep up with her special diet and medications. Diagnosed with lupus nephritis since March last year, her world has turned upside down. In the...

Published:Saturday | August 10, 2019 | 12:08 AMCecelia Campbell Livingston/Gleaner Writer

MAY PEN, Clarendon: Denise Anderson, mother of Rajay Scarlett, the youngest member on the Vere Technical High School robotics winning team at the Scientific Research Council’s Science and Technology fair early last month is one proud mother. Her...

Published:Saturday | August 10, 2019 | 12:07 AMCecelia Campbell Livingston/Gleaner Writer

MAY PEN, Clarendon: Rastafarian Pitter Scarlett is convinced that many Jamaicans who have died from lifestyle-related diseases did not have to face premature deaths. “What’s wrong is that people not really putting out the effort to check herbalists...

Published:Saturday | August 3, 2019 | 12:09 AMCecelia Campbell Livingston/Gleaner Writer

In an effort to ensure that their friend’s children matriculate to tertiary institutions, church brothers and sisters in Christendom have made the bold step of standing as guarantors for students’ loans. However, some have found out that this is...

Published:Saturday | July 27, 2019 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Love and marriage, love and marriage They go together like a horse and carriage Dad was told by mother You can’t have one without the other Love and Marriage – Frank Sinatra The church has a strong stance on having sexual relationship...

Published:Tuesday | July 16, 2019 | 12:12 AMCecelia Campbell Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Doctor-in-waiting Demar McKenzie has said he feels appreciated after being presented with the Governor General’s Achievement Award recently at the Wembley Centre for Excellence in Clarendon. “Their Excellencies not only acknowledge my perseverance...

Published:Wednesday | July 3, 2019 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Twelve of of Middlesex’s best were honoured last Thursday during the 2019 staging of the Governor General’s Achievement Awards at the Wembley Centre of Excellence. Held under the theme ‘Engaging, Empowering and Inspiring Jamaicans’ the 12 were...

Published:Tuesday | May 28, 2019 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell Livingston/Gleaner Writer

The Clarendon police are warning parents that they will be prosecuted for child neglect if they allow their young ones to roam the streets. Head of the Clarendon Police Division Senior Superintendent of Police Vendolyn Cameron Powell says her team...

Published:Thursday | April 18, 2019 | 12:25 AMCecelia Campbell Livingston/Gleaner Writer

As the rainy season approaches, Sheila Mightly is anxious as she knows it will be another period of discomfort, bailing out water and trying to protect her possessions from being destroyed. Life has not been easy for the mother of four who managed...

Published:Saturday | April 6, 2019 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Driven by their strong desire to bring deliverance to a nation that was crippled emotionally and spiritually from the effects of political rivalry, crime and corruption in the 1970s, young evangelist Herro Blair and his wife Alma responded to the...

Published:Friday | January 11, 2019 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell Livingston/Gleaner Writer

MAY PEN, Clarendon:With Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton declaring a dengue fever outbreak a few days ago, the issue took centre stage at Thursday's monthly sitting of the Clarendon Municipal Corporation.Medical officer for the Clarendon Health...

Published:Thursday | November 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMCecelia Campbell Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Tucked away in North Central Clarendon, just about six miles from Chapelton is the Morgan's Pass All-Age School.While it may not one of those 'name-brand' institutions, Principal Hikeba Haase could not be more proud of the school she leads and its...

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