Heart-wrenching! - Funeral director says ‘special kind of grief’ reserved for Shantae Skyers

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Tears, anguish and overwhelming grief permeated the Meadowvale Seventh-day Adventist Church on Chancery Street, St Andrew, which hosted the thanksgiving service for murdered eight-year-old Shantae Skyers yesterday, leading the funeral director at…

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Run away triggers Sex, ‘hype’ lifestyle and abuse influence children’s decision to leave home

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Paul Clarke/Gleaner Writer Founder of Hear the Children’s Cry Betty-Ann Blaine has said that many children run away from home because of various factors such as abuse, the allure of sex and the desire to obtain things that their parents cannot…

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Road Safety Council out of fuel - Funding shortfall cripples public education campaign

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The National Road Safety Council (NRSC) is $90 million short of the funds it needs to conduct a sustained and effective campaign to raise awareness about traffic crashes and influence driver behaviour to stem the carnage on Jamaica’s streets. With…

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Missing pics

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Your children are not ATMs - Financial experts lament young professionals falling into debt trap because of parents

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As banks jockey for position to put cash and credit in the hands of more Jamaicans, there is a warning from financial experts to university graduates that there is a serious risk of falling into a debt trap, especially if they are being manipulated…

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How safe are consumers Well information provided by the Consumer Affairs Commission suggests that consumers are even more at risk with the advent of new ways in which scammers operateThe simple truth is almost anyone can be a scammer Since there is no o

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Chedwin Park ‘rogue’ cops remanded

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Alleged rogue cops Corporals Kirk Fraser and Ramone Scott were remanded in custody when they appeared in the Home Circuit Court in downtown Kingston today.  The policemen are charged with three counts of illegal possession of firearm and…

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St Andrew mother charged with producing child pornography, child cruelty

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A 27-year-old St Andrew mother has been charged with production of child pornography, distribution of child pornography and cruelty to a child. The woman, whose name is being withheld because the victim is a minor, is scheduled to appear before the…

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‘A perfect opportunity’: Georgia officials hope new aquaponics garden at Dalton youth detention center will inspire teens - Chattanooga Times Free Press

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‘A perfect opportunity’: Georgia officials hope new aquaponics garden at Dalton youth detention center will inspire teens  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Next to a chain-link fence topped with rings of barbed wire, some Georgia officials walked into a greenhouse Monday afternoon, hoping the Elbert Shaw …

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Trade information portal launched

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The country’s trade environment and procedures have been significantly enhanced with the launch of the Jamaica Trade Information Portal. The portal provides a single authoritative source for trade information relating to import-export…

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