Young people on the verge of mental meltdown, says Pious

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The general attitude towards young Jamaicans suffering from mental-health problems is usually one of scorn, and according to co-founder and executive director at Children First, Claudette Pious, that needs to stop.Pious sat down with The Gleaner on…

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Half of our inmates dropped out of school - Minto

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WESTERN BUREAU:Assistant Superintendent of Police Coleridge Minto, the director of safety and security in schools in the Ministry of Education, says that based on a 2012 study, 50 per cent of the persons imprisoned in Jamaica had dropped out of…

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Dennis, Golding ready for showdown in St Andrew South race

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THE Jamaica Labour Party’s (JLP) candidate in the much-anticipated square-off for the St Andrew South constituency, Dane Dennis, has plans to address key issues like housing infrastructure and helping to return small and medium-sized business people…

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New screenings begin globally for passengers on US-bound flights

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP):New security screenings for all passengers on United States-bound flights began yesterday, with airlines worldwide questioning flyers about their trip and their luggage in the latest Trump administration decision…

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Bail scandal! - Fraudulent land title used as surety for murder accused; concerns document was used repeatedly

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A probe ordered by the nation’s chief prosecutor, Paula Llewellyn, has found that a St Catherine man used a fraudulently obtained land title to secure bail for a man who was convicted ofmurder in absentia after he absconded midway his trial, law…

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Climate change injustice - Professor said Jamaica should seek ‘hard labour’ sentence for countries guilty of mass pollution

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There is a suggestion from a university academic that Jamaica should seek justice in the International Court of Justice for the impact of climate change on its growth and development instead of seeking reparations for slavery.Lecturer in the…

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JUTC head says he will not resign, despite opposition pressure

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The management of the Jamaica Urban Transit Company Limited (JUTC) is brushing aside calls by the Opposition People’s National Party (PNP) for the resignation of the board of directors and the managing director, Paul Abrahams.Opposition Spokesman on…

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Bail scandal! - Fraud land title used as surety for murder accused; concerns document was used repeatedly

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A probe ordered by the nation’s chief prosecutor, Paula Llewellyn, has found that a St Catherine man used a fraudulently obtained land title to secure bail for a man who was convicted ofmurder in absentia after he absconded midway his trial, law…

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Wheatley: Gov’t places strong emphasis on cybersecurity

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The Government is paying strict attention to potential cybersecurity threats posed to Jamaica’s banking, industrial, and economic sectors, said Dr Andrew Wheatley, minister of science, energy and technology, at a function yesterday at the Police…

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21 killed in 10 days - Notorious gangster shot dead; JHTA concerned about wanton murders in MoBay

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WESTERN BUREAU:As crime continues to wreak havoc in Montego Bay, St James, the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) is the latest private sector organisation to call on the Government to present a more comprehensive strategy aimed at…

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