Stevian Simmonds

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....

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...

Editors Rubbish Bartlett’s Call to Remove Crime from Front Pages

‘Absolute Rubbish!’ is how the Associate Editor at the Gleaner newspaper, Arthur Hall, is describing Tourism Minister, Ed Bartlett’s suggestions for...

Alleged gangster shot and killed by cronies in Montego Bay.

There was mayhem and pandemonium in the western city of Montego Bay this morning as gunmen, in a brazen daylight attack, shot and killed a man the police say was a...

Police investigating allegations of sexual assault in Lawrence Tavern.

The police say they’ve launched an investigation into reports that a so called ‘don’ is preying on teenage girls in Lawrence Tavern, West Rural St....

Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, says crime is testing his leadership.

Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, is admitting that crime is testing his leadership. This amid a 19-percent increase in murders since January, compared to last year. The...

Police have ‘good idea’ who’s behind Hanover quadruple murder.

Commissioner Quallo is committing to bring to justice those responsible for the quadruple murder in Hanover yesterday. He says the police have a ‘good idea’...

UCASE gives JUTC four days to reinstate dismissed employees.

A leading trade union is giving the state-owned bus company, Jamaica Urban Transit Company, JUTC, four more days to say whether 12 female employees who it says were...

JA AIDS Support wants prostitution legal.

The Jamaica AIDS Support for Life is again lobbying for the legalisation of prostitution. It’s against the law to engage in prostitution, to solicit prostitutes,...

NSWMA managing smoke at garbage disposal site in Portland.

The authorities are moving to manage lingering smoke at the Doctor’s Wood Disposal site in Portland. This, following a fire at the site on Tuesday. Executive...