Gleaner Crime Forum | Blame the parents - Westmoreland stakeholders say poor parenting must be blamed for youth turning to a life of crime

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Poor parenting must be blamed for the rapid decline in the value system of the society, which has seen youngsters between the ages of 15 and 24 years turning to a life of crime, noted Barbara Dandy, dean of discipline at the Godfrey Stewart High…

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Blame the parents - Westmoreland stakeholders say poor parenting must be blamed for youth turning to a life of crime

Gleaner on January 27th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Poor parenting must be blamed for the rapid decline in the value system of the society, which has seen youngsters between the ages of 15 and 24 years turning to a life of crime, noted Barbara Dandy, dean of discipline at the Godfrey Stewart High…

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Tourist board trying to stem fallout from state of emergency - travel agencies reporting cancellation of group and incentive bookings

Gleaner on January 27th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

As news of the state of public emergency in the parish of St James continues to spread throughout the international travel trade, one immediate impact has been some cancellations of groups and incentive bookings for Jamaica.Donald Dawson, Jamaica…

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US Secretary of State to visit Jamaica in February

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United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is expected to travel to Kingston, Jamaica, on February 7.The US senior diplomat will meet with Prime Minister Andrew Holness and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Kamina Johnson Smith to…

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Quallo goes! - Commissioner of police to leave office next week

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Police Commissioner George Quallo has signalled that he will demit office next week, law-enforcement officials have revealed.The officials told The Gleaner late yesterday that next Thursday would be Quallo’s final day as the nation’s police chief….

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Rescue young men from the gangs, Holness appeals to business sector

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness, on Thursday, appealed to members of the private sector to enhance the prospects for their growing investments in the economy by also paying attention to the social side of things, which is a key factor in helping to…

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Address staffing issues at Supreme Court urgently, pleads outgoing chief justice

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The staffing situation for employees at the Supreme Court is one of several issues that needs to be addressed urgently, noted outgoing Chief Justice Zaila McCalla.She said that the employees had not been reviewed in decades, despite the fact that…

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Senate passes Building Act with 30 amendments

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After more than a decade of discussions on modern legislation to address a myriad concerns in the building industry in Jamaica, the Upper House yesterday gave unanimous support to the Building Act. The legislation was passed with 30 amendments….

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Fleeing St James scammers busted in Hanover - Large sums of money seized

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WESTERN BUREAU:Four St James men were among five persons arrested in Kew district in Hanover on Wednesday for their alleged involvement in the illicit lottery scam, which is being blamed for the violence in St James that sparked the declaration of a…

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Amid building boom, 4000 job-seekers swarm construction trades job fair in Pittsburgh

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