Stevian Simmonds

Jawara McIntosh TOSH

Peter Tosh’s Son Remains in Coma

The family of late reggae legend Peter Tosh is seeking to take legal action against the United States government. This, after Tosh’s son, Jawara McIntosh, was left...

Peter Champagnie

Leading Attorney Wary of Special Operations Zones Bill

One of the country’s leading defense attorneys, Peter Champagnie, is urging Parliament to be careful in its review of the Zones of Special Operations Bill. Mr....

Alden Brown-BITU

Trade Unionist Blasts ‘Dishonest’ Labour Ministry Report on CHEC

‘Gross dishonesty!’ is how one trade unionist is describing a report by the Labour Ministry which says China Harbour Engineering Company, CHEC is complying...

Reverend Sean Major-Campbell

Clergyman Urges Parliament to Ignore Religion in Crafting Legislation

A member of the clergy is urging the Parliament to not be constrained by the views of religious organisations in making laws. Reverend Sean Major-Campbell says Jamaica...

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JFJ Pushes for Legal Definition of Domestic Violence

Human rights advocacy group, Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) is calling for domestic violence to be defined in law. Advocacy Manager at JFJ, Rodje Malcolm, says the lack of...

chec

Labour Ministry Clears CHEC of Alleged Health & Safety Breaches

The Ministry of Labour says it’s found no evidence to support allegations that China Harbour Engineering Company, CHEC, doesn’t provide adequate sanitary...

Damien King, Guest Columnist

A ‘Fantastic Move’ for the Economy: CaPRI Executive Director on NIDS

Co-Executive Director of the Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CAPRI) Dr. Damien King, says the advantages of the government’s proposed National Identification...

National ID

NO DNA or Banking Details Needed in Proposed National ID System

No DNA or banking details will be collected and stored in the government’s proposed National Identification System, NIDS. That’s according to the Office of...

Charles Sinclair *** Local Caption *** Charles Sinclair

Govt Senator Chides Bartlett for Suggesting Media Reduce Prominence of Crime Reports

Government Senator, Charles Sinclair, is criticizing Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, for suggesting that the media should not give prominence to crime stories....

Charles Sinclair

St James Councilor Worried Gangs are Infiltrating Schools

Councilor for the Flankers Division in the St. James Municipal Corporation, and government Senator, Charles Sinclair, is raising concerns about how gang violence is...