Stevian Simmonds

Mahfood Warns of Job Losses Associated with Ban on Plastics

Chairman of the Wisynco Group, William Mahfood, says over 100 of the company’s workers could lose their jobs as a result of the government’s proposed ban on...

Brace for More Corporate Area Traffic Delays

Brace for more traffic pile-ups and longer than usual delays! That’s the warning from Commanding Officer for the Constabulary’s Public Safety and Traffic...

Police Pursuing New Leads in ‘Igloo Murder’

The Police are theorizing that the woman whose body was found in an igloo in Manchester last month with her throat slashed, knew the man the Police suspect was her...

Constant Spring Rd Expansion Hurting Businesses

Business operators along Constant Spring Road in St. Andrew, are complaining of significant reductions in their profit margins due to the ongoing roadworks along the...

Reid Confident Traffic Management Strategies will Continue into School Year

Education Minister, Ruel Reid, is expressing confidence that traffic management strategies which were rolled out in the Corporate Area to accommodate the beginning of...

‘Incentivize Water Conservation’, says Civil Engineer

A local Civil Engineer is calling on the government to offer tax incentives to encourage people to use water more efficiently. Stephen Edwards, made the call while...

Tardiness Costing CARICOM Much-Needed Donor Funding

Deputy Secretary-General of CARICOM, Ambassador Manorma Soeknandan, says the regional body is losing millions of dollars in donor funding for failing to implement...

Transport Authority Dismisses Claims to ‘Sitting Charges’ in Taxis

The Transport Authority is dismissing a claim being made by at least one taxi association that its members have the right to charge passengers for merely sitting in...

Analysts Dismiss Phillips’ Proposal to Use NIR to Prop Up JMD

President of Scotia Jamaica Life Insurance Company, Dr. Adrian Stokes, is dismissing Opposition Leader Dr. Peter Phillips’ suggestion that the government use the...

FLA to Introduce Psych Evaluations to License Vetting Process

The Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA) says it’s seeking to recruit psychologists to evaluate applicants for gun licenses. Director of Compliance and Enforcement at...