Stevian Simmonds

‘Sav-La-Mar NOT Overrun by Criminals!’ – Westmoreland Cops

The Westmoreland Police is dismissing claims that the capital Savanna-la-mar is being overrun by criminals. The parish is facing a spike in violent activity since the...

Are Some Windrush Scandal Victims Partly to Blame?

A long-standing member of the International Returning Residents Association of Jamaica says victims of the ‘Windrush’ immigration scandal rocking the United...

Mixed Reactions to Proposal to Using Dormant Funds as Business Catalyst

South St. Catherine Member of Parliament Fitz Jackson, is warning Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Audley Shaw, against using unclaimed monies...

Gunmen Escalate Violence as Denham Town ZOSO Scales Down

The police say they’ve again intensified their operations in Denham Town. Some six persons have now been killed in the Zone of Special Operations in the West...

INDECOM Boss Optimistic about Privy Council Ruling on Powers of Arrest

The Independent Commission of Investigations, INDECOM, says Parliament could benefit from a Privy Council ruling on the entity’s powers to arrest and prosecute...

‘Govt Growth Initiatives Poorly Implemented’, says UWI Professor

Head of the Department of Economics at the University of the West Indies, the UWI, Mona campus, Professor David Tennant, says initiatives aimed at generating economic...

IDB Rep Urges Govt to Modernize Education System

Inter-American Development Bank Caribbean Officer, Therese Turner Jones, is calling on the government of Jamaica to adopt a more modern system of education. Ms....

Security Minister Commits to Improved Border Security

National Security Minister Dr. Horace Chang is making a commitment to secure the nation’s borders by the end of the fiscal year. Minister Chang– who’s...

Security Minister Promises Brown-Burke Social Intervention Measures

Minister Chang is assuring South West St. Andrew Member of Parliament, Dr. Angela Brown Burke, that crime-fighting and social intervention measures are coming for her...

PSOJ Boss Laments Govt Boards in Breach

President of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica, PSOJ, Howard Mitchell, says about 10-percent of all government boards are breaching State policies. He’s...