Rupert Clarke

Hampton School board chairman to be sacked

Education Minister, Senator Ruel Reid, confirmed the development on Monday. He said after having dialogue with the chairman of the Munro and Dickenson Trust, which operates the school, he expects a new chairman to be in place by April 1.

IT'S RAINING: Moravian pastor charged for sex with sister of 15-y-o ‘victim’

The 64-year-old disgraced clergyman was Monday slapped with another count of having sex with a person under 16 years old.

That girl, who is now 17 years old, is said to be the sister of the 15-year-old girl he forcibly had sex with in his car last December.

Moravian church leaders to be questioned in sex scandal today

The men's questioning comes as police widen the probe into allegations of sexual assault against minors.

The scandal was triggered by the arrest in December 2016 of Pastor Rupert Clarke.

Clarke was allegedly caught having sex with a 15-year-old girl St Elizabeth girl in his car. 

Another churchman wanted for sexual abuse of a minor in St Elizabeth

Head of the St Elizabeth Police Division, Superintendent Lansford Salmon, has indicated that the man is Zachariah Wright, popularly known as ‘Brother Zacky’, a member of the Top Hill Church of God of Prophesy in the parish.

Superintendent Salmon is seeking the public’s assistance to get Wright into police custody. He also called for persons to begin to expose more sexual offences

Churches grapple to mend image after sex pastor

Church leaders say they believe that the setback is so severe that it will impact the ability of churches to connect with many Jamaicans.

This confession from religious leaders comes just days before they enter into the National Leadership Prayer Breakfast (NLPB), one of the most anticipated events in the country.

The leaders made this known at the Pegasus Hotel in Kingston where the NLPB was officially launched on Thursday, January 12.

PRESIDENT, VICE-PRESIDENT OUT: Church member welcomes resignations in sex pastor drama

“It’s a good venture,” the woman told Loop News.

“I think you will find that others will do the same thing too,” she added.

Dr Paul Gardner and Vice-President Jermaine Gibson resigned amid the sex scandal triggered after Clarke was arrested December 28 and later charged for having sex with a 15-year-old girl in St Elizabeth.  

Embattled Hampton principal sent on leave; school board given until January 30 to submit report

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information made the disclosure in a news release issued late Wednesday, after a meeting between Education Minister Senator Ruel Reid, among senior ministry officers, Murray, and members of the Hampton Board and the Munro and Dickerson Trust at the Ministry’s National Heroes Circle offices earlier in the day.

Hampton School Principal says sorry again, this time to the nation

Clarke appeared before the St Elizabeth Parish Court on a charge of having sex with a minor.

IT CAN’T BE RAPE: 'Leave sex pastor alone'

“A she give the man the [sex],” the 25-year-old woman, who gave her name as Shauna, told Loop News on Tuesday.

“Them young girls are to blame because they love old man too much,” said Shauna, who doesn’t know the teen.

SEX PASTOR DRAMA: ‘He disgraced our community’; sex rumours had long swirled

“Him disgrace Maidstone,” one young woman told Loop News, as she and a group of people discussed the scandal in the town square, just a stone’s throw away from the Nazareth Moravian Church where Clarke pastored.