Ganja in backyards giving children more access

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When 25 students from one local educational institution were asked to do a random drug test two weeks ago, administrators were a bit surprised to learn that only three were found to not have ganja in their system. Guidance counsellor at the St John…

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Ganja in backyards giving children more access

Gleaner on October 13th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

When 25 students from one local educational institution were asked to do a random drug test two weeks ago, administrators were a bit surprised to learn that only three were found to not have ganja in their system. Guidance counsellor at the St John…

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‘They never deserved to die’ - Convicted woman apologises to victims’ family from behind bars

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Jamelia Leslie, the 28-year-old quality control inspector imprisoned for last year’s murders of two children and their mother in Mavis Bank, rural St Andrew, has made an impassioned plea for forgiveness, noting her incarceration has so far been one…

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‘They never deserved to die’ - Convicted woman apologises to victims’ family from behind bars

Gleaner on October 13th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Jamelia Leslie, the 28-year-old quality control inspector imprisoned for last year’s murders of two children and their mother in Mavis Bank, rural St Andrew, has made an impassioned plea for forgiveness, noting her incarceration has so far been one…

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Editors’ Forum | Goodbye, dump fires - New NSWMA strategies expected to ease smoke nuisance for residents near disposal sites

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It’s been months since residents in St James and Kingston and St Andrew have had to contend with the smoke nuisance and health concerns that normally occur when dumps are on fire, and Audley Gordon, executive director of the National Solid Waste…

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Editors’ Forum | Goodbye, dump fires - New NSWMA strategies expected to ease smoke nuisance for residents near disposal sites

Gleaner on October 13th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

It’s been months since residents in St James and Kingston and St Andrew have had to contend with the smoke nuisance and health concerns that normally occur when dumps are on fire, and Audley Gordon, executive director of the National Solid Waste…

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Time-out facilities helping to transform troubled boys

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The mostly female staff at the two Catholic schools the Government transformed into time-out facilities last year have credited the success of the programme to the fact that they have a more structured environment and smaller classrooms. The Alpha…

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Time-out facilities helping to transform troubled boys

Gleaner on October 13th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

The mostly female staff at the two Catholic schools the Government transformed into time-out facilities last year have credited the success of the programme to the fact that they have a more structured environment and smaller classrooms. The Alpha…

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Secret keepers - Ex-inmate believes convicted women can help curb crime

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Jamaica’s justice system can be more effective if law enforcement makes a greater effort to partner with women, specifically those already behind bars and who possess intricate knowledge about the island’s most dangerous villains. The argument was…

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Secret keepers - Ex-inmate believes convicted women can help curb crime

Gleaner on October 13th, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Jamaica’s justice system can be more effective if law enforcement makes a greater effort to partner with women, specifically those already behind bars and who possess intricate knowledge about the island’s most dangerous villains. The argument was…

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