Stevian Simmonds

JCTU Accuses IMF of ‘Simplistic’ Take on Allowances

The Jamaica Confederation of Trade Unions, JCTU, is taking issue with the International Monetary Fund, IMF’s declaration that government needs to review the wage...

BEWARE: Counterfeit Drugs Being Shipped into Jamaica

Commissioner of Customs, Velma Ricketts, Walker says there are numerous counterfeit pharmaceutical products being shipped into the island. She says these products are...

JISCO to Train Up to 60 Jamaicans in China

Jiuquan Iron and Steel Company, JISCO, the owners of the Alpart plant in St Elizabeth is to send between 30-60 Jamaicans to China for training on how to operate the new...

Customs Reviewing ASYCUDA following Complaints

International experts have been called in to review the Automated System for Customs Data, ASYCUDA. Commissioner of Customs, Velma Ricketts Walker, says the experts are...

Customs Partnering to Disrupt Illegal Gun & Ammo Shipments

The Jamaica Customs Agency says it’s collaborating with its partners in North America to disrupt the illegal shipment of firearm and ammunition to the island....

Chuck urges MOCA to Probe Claims Corrupt Cops are Facilitating Indisciplined Motorists

Justice Minister Delroy Chuck says the Major Organize Crime and Anti Corruption Agency, MOCA, should investigate allegations that corrupt police officers are aiding and...

Police Commissioner Moving to ID All Police-Owned Public Passenger Vehicles

Police Commissioner, George Quallo, says he’s moving to identify all members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force, JCF, who own public passenger vehicles. This, amid...

Several Motorists with THOUSANDS of Unpaid Traffic Tickets

Director of the Road Safety Unit in the Ministry of Transport and Mining, Kenute Hare, says a number of motorists have over a thousand unpaid traffic tickets and are...

Increased Traffic Tickets Helping to Reduce Road Fatalities in 2017

In the meantime, Vice-chairman of the National Road Safety Council, Dr Lucien Jones is attributing the reduction in road fatalities to the number of traffic tickets...

FLA Revokes JLP Politician’s Gun License

The Firearm Licensing Authority, FLA, has revoked Jamaica Labour Party politician, Trevor Webb’s, gun license. Mr. Webb, who unsuccessfully contested the St....