Stevian Simmonds

Stevian Simmonds is an investigative journalist with almost 3 years of experience in radio broadcasting, production and reporting. She graduated from Caribbean School of Media and Communication in 2014 and joined Nationwide News in 2016. In 2018, she produced a special report examining the working conditions of the Bussiness Process Outsourcing Industry. She worked undercover as a call center agent for a month, revealing the lack of data protection and general security infrastructure in the industry. Her report also highlighted the poor working conditions and remuneration faced by workers in the industry. In 2018, Stevian traveled to New Delhi India where she participated in the Inaugural WHO Partners Forum benefiting from critical training related to reporting on women’s and children’s health issues.

DPP To Rule on Bizzare Police Shooting Incident

Ms. Llewelyn says her office understands the increased public interest and urgency of the case.

Lee Chin Says He’d Walk Away From Rooms on the Beach Deal

Chairman of the Economic Growth Council, EGC, Michael  Lee Chin, is raising concerns about speculations surrounding foreign investor, Puerto Caribe Properties Limited....

Parliament Divided Over ‘Secrecy Clause’ in Integrity Commission Act

Some Parliamentarians are divided, on calls by the Integrity Commission, to remove the so-called ‘secrecy clause’ from the Integrity Commission Act. In a...

Ministry Considers Placing Suspended Students in Youth Innovation Centres

The State Minister says he does not agree with school administrators expelling students.

Two Clarendon Women Killed In Early Morning Mother’s Day Shooting

The women-- both mothers-- were patrons at the party, in the York Town area of the parish.

Conflicting Reports Emerge Over Who Cut Rastafarian Boys’ Hair, Fed Them Meat

The boys’ aunt, Melesha Welsh, says she’s the one who took them for a trim and gave them meat.

Corruption in the JCF at “Unacceptable Levels” – Police Commissioner

Police Commissioner, Major General Antony Anderson, says corruption in the Jamaica Constabulary Force, is at unacceptable levels. He says the framework has been set to...

NSSC Wants Education Ministry to Halt Suspensions

The National Secondary Student Council is calling on the Education and Youth Ministry to intervene and stop what it sees as the unjustified suspension of several...

Universal Health Coverage Could Spur Economic Growth – CAPRI

Executive Director of the Caribbean Policy Research Institute, CAPRI, Dr Damien King, says universal health coverage would promote economic growth in Jamaica. He says it...

Morgan Touts Interest in Rural Development

Newly Minted Government Senator, Robert Morgan, says he has an interest in rural development. The former Director of Communications and Public Affairs in the Office of...