Stevian Simmonds

Nomination Day in Greater Portmore North

Today is the Nomination Day for the Greater Portmore North Division by-election in the constituency of St.Catherine South. The seat was made vacant following the death...

Jamaica High Commission Not Doing Enough for UK Deportees?

A United Kingdom immigration attorney is criticising the Jamaican High Commission there, saying it’s not doing enough to help Jamaicans being forcibly removed from...

Numeracy Mastery Down 4%

Fewer students achieved mastery in last year’s Grade Four Numeracy test compared to 2015. Sixty percent of the approximately 37,000 primary school students who sat...

Tufton & Dalley Hold Constructive Talks Re Cornwall Regional Hospital

Health Minister, Dr. Christopher Tufton, is describing as constructive, yesterday’s meeting with Opposition Spokesman on Health, Horace Dalley, on the crisis-hit...

Nurses, Doctors et al Agree to Return to Work at Cornwall Regional

President of the Nurses’ Association of Jamaica, NAJ, Janet Coore-Farr, is calling on nurses to return to work at the Cornwall Regional Hospital. Mrs. Coore Farr...

‘NO CRH Crisis Under PNP Watch’ – Dalley

Opposition Spokesman on Health, Horace Dalley, says he’ll meet with portfolio Minister, Dr. Christopher Tufton on Tuesday to discuss possible solutions to the...

‘Move Faster!’ – Nurses Demand Govt Quicker Relocation of Services from CRH

Nurses at the Cornwall Regional Hospital in St. James are demanding that the Health Ministry move faster to relocate services from the facility. A number of nurses...

Cops Formally Charged after Attempting to ‘Sell’ Murder Case

Two members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force, JCF, have been charged in connection with allegations they tried to ‘sell’ a murder case. Detective Corporal...

Golding CARICOM Review to Report in a Fortnight

Chairman of the CARICOM Review Commission, Bruce Golding says the commission is to submit its report to Prime Minister Andrew Holness in two weeks. The CARICOM Review...

Gov’t Willing to Shut Down Cornwall Regional Hospital if Necessary

Health Minister, Dr. Christopher Tufton, says the government will shut down the Cornwall Regional Hospital, in St. James, if necessary. However, he’s hoping this...