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Stories by Olivia Brown - Gleaner Writer

Published:Saturday | January 8, 2022 | 2:23 PMOlivia Brown - Gleaner Writer

The May Pen Hospital in Clarendon is gearing up for an increase in hospitalisations amid the latest surge in COVID-19 cases. The parish accounted for 40 of the record 1,593 new cases reported yesterday, bringing Clarendon's overall...

Published:Saturday | January 8, 2022 | 9:04 AMOlivia Brown - Gleaner Writer, Shanna Monteith - Gleaner Writer

As the country races to the 100,000-case mark due to a new surge in COVID-19 infections, several Clarendon and St Thomas residents are raising concern about the lack of responsibility being taken by the general public. One hospital...

Published:Saturday | May 29, 2021 | 3:48 PMOlivia Brown - Gleaner Writer

Thousands of viewers joined the virtual memorial service on today for slain Clarendon teacher, Nattalie Dawkins.  The ceremony was hosted on YouTube, due to ongoing restrictions on gatherings, because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The...

Published:Sunday | April 25, 2021 | 6:52 PMOlivia Brown - Gleaner Writer

A four year-old has been orphaned, after the parents were killed in separate incidents in  Effortville, Clarendon on the weekend. The incidents happened just a little more than 12 hours apart.  The child's mother, 33 year-...

Published:Sunday | April 25, 2021 | 11:51 AMOlivia Brown - Gleaner Writer

The Clarendon Police have been plunged into mourning for the second time this month, following the death of Corporal Michael Mitchell. Two other cops have also died in the past eight months. Mitchell died suddenly on Friday. The Gleaner...

Published:Friday | April 9, 2021 | 12:22 AMOlivia Brown - Gleaner Writer

The country remains on tenterhooks awaiting confirmation of whether a body of an unidentified female found in Sandy Bay, Clarendon, on Thursday is that of missing 44-year-old teacher Nattalie Dawkins. The gruesome discovery yesterday brought a nine...

Published:Friday | April 2, 2021 | 1:13 AMOlivia Brown - Gleaner Writer

"Rise and shine, my grade 3F, babies!" is how grade three teacher Nattalie Dawkins greets her students in a WhatsApp group each morning. One parent said she knew something was wrong when Dawkins, a teacher at the Four...

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