Stevian Simmonds

PSOJ Comes Out in Support of State of Emergency

The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica, PSOJ, is the latest group to come out in support of the State of Emergency. The PSOJ had earlier this month expressed concern...

Curfew Imposed in Spanish Town

A curfew has been imposed in sections of Spanish Town in the St. Catherine. The police’s Corporate Communications Unit, CCU, says the curfew began at 6 last...

Security Forces Find High Powered Rifle in St James SOE

The joint military and police team in St. James, where there is now a State of Public Emergency, says they’ve already made a significant gun find. The high powered...

Fire Chief says Walker’s Place of Safety Met Fire Safety Standards

Commissioner of the Jamaica Fire Brigade, Raymond Spencer, says the Walker’s Place of Safety was fully compliant with fire safety standards. The facility, located...

JLP to Announce Run-Off Candidates for NW St Andrew January 22

The governing Jamaica Labour Party, JLP, is to, on Monday, announce the names of the persons who will be vying to replace veteran politician, Derrick Smith, as the...

Children’s Advocate Probing Chinese Businesswoman’s Assault of Schoolgirl

The Office of the Children’s Advocate has launched a probe into an incident in which a Chinese businesswoman was caught on camera assaulting a teenage schoolgirl...

Chinese Businesswoman Released on Assault Charges

A Chinese business operator was set free yesterday after facing the court for assaulting a child. The 53 -year old woman, Yuemei Pan, was charged with assault...

Lasco Urges Govt to Begin Public Education Campaign before Sugary Drinks Tax

Chairman of the Lasco Group, Lascelles Chin, is urging the government to pursue a campaign geared at educating people on the harmful effects of sugar even from starchy...

JCTU Urges Cabinet to Discuss All Public Sector Wages

The Jamaica Confederation of Trade Unions (JCTU) is urging the government to use Monday’s Cabinet meeting to discuss wage negotiations for all public sector...

Keep Focus on 9% Wage-to-GDP, EPOC

Co-Chair of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee, EPOC, Keith Duncan says an adjustment of the nine percent target for Wage-to-Gross Domestic Product (GDP) would...