Stevian Simmonds

PNP Leaps to Defense of Michael Troupe Following Suspension from St James MC

The Opposition People’s National Party is labelling the St. James Municipal Corporation, a kangaroo court, in its objection of the body’s suspension of...

‘Machete Mom’ Sentenced to Three Years Probation

The woman seen on video beating her daughter with a machete, was today sentenced to three years probation, where she will undergo parenting counselling. Forty-four year...

Transport Minister Urges Citizens to Express Concerns About New Road Traffic Act

Transport Minister Mike Henry is urging people to register their concerns about the proposed amendments to the Road Traffic Act while it’s being debated in the...

MP Calls for Increased CCTV after Another August Town Shooting

Another multiple shooting in the troubled August Town community has pushed Eastern St. Andrew Member of Parliament Fayval Williams to call for the installation of Closed...

JCTU Wants Expansion of Government’s Early Retirement Programme

The Jamaica Confederation of Trade Unions (JCTU) is calling on the government to extend its early retirement programme to younger public sector workers. The Special...

Jackson & Williams Clash Over Banking Bill

South St. Catherine Member of Parliament, Fitz Jackson, clashed with State Minister of Finance, Fayval Williams, over the bill he’s seeking to push through...

UWI Keen to Link New Research with Growth Agenda

Vice Chancellor of the University of the West Indies, Mona, Sir Hilary Beckles, says the institution is now more committed to aligning its research with generating...

Patterson Warns Holness of Possible Constitutional Crisis

Former Prime Minister, PJ Patterson, says a legal challenge to Prime Minister Andrew Holness’ appointment of Justice Bryan Sykes as Acting Chief Justice, could...

Security Minister Meets with PNP Councillors on Crime Fighting Meausres

National Security Minister, Robert Montague, has met with People’s National Party, PNP, Councillors to discuss crime-fighting measures. The Minister had called on...

Education Minister Launches Engineering Scholarship Programme to China

The government is spending over USD$450,000 on a Scholarship Programme for University of the West Indies, Mona, students to pursue Software Engineering studies in China....