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Stories by Kareem LaTouche/Gleaner Writer

Published:Friday | June 18, 2021 | 1:00 AMKareem LaTouche/Gleaner Writer

A little over a year ago, Bull Bay was one of the first communities to be quarantined because of the coronavirus pandemic. Residents were fuming at how food items were being shared and the stigma that was attached to them. However, during the...

Published:Friday | April 30, 2021 | 12:15 AMKareem LaTouche/Gleaner Writer

Blessed with a captivating smile and warm demeanour, Wesley Tate’s* exterior projects a stark contrast to the reality of his life. Born to an unemployed diabetic father and an estranged mother only compounded the hardship he had to endure. “My...

Published:Friday | April 23, 2021 | 12:11 AMKareem LaTouche/Gleaner Writer

Described by his principal as a ‘born leader’, Seth Stephenson* sits on his chair, with a knapsack on his thigh, a stoic look on his face, and a black slippers to go with his school uniform. His assertiveness during our conversation is noteworthy...

Published:Friday | February 12, 2021 | 12:08 AMKareem LaTouche/Gleaner Writer

Whenever I get the time to sit down and scroll through social media content, I am always looking for images and videos of Jamaica. I find that our landscape has so many characteristics, whether it is our white-sand beaches or the colourful skin of...

Published:Friday | January 8, 2021 | 12:07 AMKareem LaTouche/Gleaner Writer

Due to the onslaught of the coronavirus pandemic, many children in communities across Jamaica have been left without access to formal education. There are those who don’t have the requisite resources such as a tablet or the money to purchase...

Published:Wednesday | December 23, 2020 | 12:09 AMKareem LaTouche/Gleaner Writer

Launched almost a decade ago in 2011, the Galaxy Note series stretched the concept of a smart phone into the bracket of tablets. The phone company designed the first Note with an enormous 5.3-inch screen and sold over one million units in two...

Published:Thursday | August 6, 2020 | 12:18 AMKareem LaTouche/Gleaner Writer

Over 58 years, Jamaica has developed an identity for its music, culture and culinary prowess. Being the creative people we are, chefs throughout the island are always looking for some new ways to prepare traditional dishes. It is no secret that we...

Published:Friday | June 19, 2020 | 12:11 AMKareem LaTouche/Gleaner Writer

Everything about Blue Ridge Restaurant is an experience to remember, and this includes the journey, a 25-minute drive from Papine, which will take you through the scenic mountainside of Gordon Town. Once I was on the property, everything felt...

Published:Sunday | February 17, 2019 | 12:00 AMKareem LaTouche/Gleaner Writer

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