Stevian Simmonds

Australian Dual Citizenship Ruling Raises More Questions about Eligibility of Shane Alexis

Former Prime Minister, Bruce Golding, says a court ruling in Australia this morning has further bolstered his view that the PNP candidate for South East St Mary, Dr...

Man Killed in Norwood Gunfight with Police

A man was shot and killed after he and a group of men reportedly engaged the police in a gun battle in Norwood, St. James last night. The police say they were conducting...

JUTC Boss Admits Pilot Project Could’ve Been Put to Tender

Managing Director of the Jamaica Urban Transit Company, Paul Abrahams, is admitting that it perhaps could’ve put to tender a temporary arrangement with a private...

‘No Improvements in Police Lock-Ups for over 25yrs’ – Public Defender

Public Defender, Arlene Harrison Henry, says the conditions in police lock-ups have not improved 25 years after three inmates suffocated in an overcrowded cell at the...

Govt to Roll Out Islandwide Road Patching Programme

The National Works Agency, NWA, says it will be patching several roadways across the island amid protests by residents. Residents of Lionel Town in Clarendon, Wakefield...

Govt to Seek Constitutional Amendment, Making ONLY J’can Citizens Eligible for Parliament

Justice Minister, Delroy Chuck, says he’ll make a submission to Parliament in six months seeking a Constitutional amendment, to allow only Jamaican citizens to sit...

Govt Failing to Improve Police Station Lock-Ups

Justice Minister, Delroy Chuck, is admitting that the government has not done enough to improve the state of police station lock-ups. However, he says some work has been...

‘Police Lockups are Incubators for Human Rights Abuses’ – JFJ

Human Rights lobby group, Jamaicans For Justice, JFJ, is describing police lock-ups as incubators for the worst types of human right abuses, including killings and...

Mario Deane’s Mom Accuses Police of Intimidation

The mother of Mario Deane, Mercia Frazer, says she’s faced intimidation from members of the Constabulary Force since her son’s death. Deane died after he was...

Two Suspects Identified in St James Weekend Killing Spree

The St. James Police say they’ve identified at least two possible suspects in the killing of eight people in the parish over the weekend. They were shot and killed...