Stevian Simmonds

LaTouche Outraged by Constabulary’s Response to Killing of Returning Residents

President of the Jamaica Association for the Resettlement of Returning Residents, Percival Latouche, is blasting Police Commissioner Major General Antony Anderson, for...

Tax Revenues Expected to Surpass Collection Targets

Finance Minister Dr Nigel Clarke, is projecting that tax revenues should continue to surpass collection targets. He says that’s due to the shift in 2016 from...

Fly Jamaica Clients Fuming after Airline Announces Blanket Cancellations

Clients of the airline Fly Jamaica were left furious on Friday after the company cancelled all their flights till December. One passenger Winsome Jones says she was...

McGregor Insists Cops Won’t Repeat Mistakes of West Kingston 2010

A Senior member of the Jamaica Constabulary Force is admitting that the Police erred when they failed to do subsequent crime fighting works in West Kingston after the...

Conflicting Reports Surround State of St James SOE Detainees

Following a media tour of the Montego Bay Free Port Lock Up in St James, there are still conflicting reports about the conditions in which detainees are being held under...

Security Minister Unapologetic over Govt’s Management of St James SOE

National Security Minister, Dr Horace Chang, says he’s not apologizing for how the state is conducting security operations in the State of Public Emergency in St...

Scotia Bank Sale of Insurance Operation to Sagicor to Result in Cheaper Rates

Scotia Bank says the sale of its insurance operations in two Caribbean countries, is to result in enhanced services at cheaper rates. In a statement yesterday, Scotia...

CCJ President Urges Judiciaries to Hand Down ‘Courageous Judgements’

President of the Caribbean Court of Justice, CCJ, Justice Adrian Saunders, in urging members of the judiciary, across the region to be more courageous in their...

JDF Helicopter Crashes in Portmore

A helicopter belonging to the Jamaica Defense Force, JDF, crashed in Portmore, St Catherine earlier today. It’s not yet clear what caused the accident. The...

$6bn Alumina Plant Investment Coming to St Elizabeth

Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Audley Shaw, says $6-billion worth of investment is coming to southern Jamaica. Operations at Alpart alumina...