Stevian Simmonds

Tivoli High Rise

Holness to Apologize for Tivoli (2010) & Coral Gardens (1963)

Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, has promised to apologize to victims of the May 2010 ‘Tivoli incursion’ and the Coral Gardens incident in 1963. However, he...

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Govt Rejects JHTA’s TEF Alternative

The government has rejected a proposal by the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association, JHTA, to delay for six months, its move to redirect money destined for the Tourism...

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Schoolboy Stabbed at Eltham High

A male student was stabbed during an altercation at the Eltham High School, in St. Catherine yesterday afternoon. Superintendent Ralford Hardy of the St. Catherine North...

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Relief as GSAT 2017 is Over

Students, parents and teachers say they’re relieved the Grade Six Achievement Test, GSAT is now completed. Nearly 40,000 students island wide sat GSAT over the...

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Tambourine Army Leader Granted Bail

Co-founder of the Tambourine Army, Latoya Nugent, has been granted bail. Nugent’s attorney, Ian Wilkinson, says the police granted her bail in the sum of...

Police Warn Social Media Users to Remember Cybercrimes Law

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is warning users of social media websites to do so with responsibility and a conform with the law. In a statement to the media last...

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Alleged Extortionists Formally Charged

Five persons arrested in relation to an extortion racket spanning Manchester, Clarendon and St. Catherine, have been charged. The Constabulary’s Corporate...

Tax Delinquent Warning

St Catherine Tax Delinquents Pay Up

Tax Administration Jamaica, TAJ, is reporting an 88-percent success rate in an operation targeting delinquent tax payers in St. Catherine. The operation — dubbed...

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JGRA Calls for Freeze on Fuel Hike

The Jamaica Gasolene Retailers Association, JGRA, is calling for a temporary ‘freeze’ on the proposed hike in taxes on fuel, set to take effect today. Last...

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Taxi Associations Seeking Approval for 50% Hike in Fares

Two taxi associations are seeking approval from the government for a fifty percent fare increase. On Sunday, the Rout Taxi Association of Jamaica, RTAJ, and the National...