Stevian Simmonds

UCASE gives JUTC four days to reinstate dismissed employees.

A leading trade union is giving the state-owned bus company, Jamaica Urban Transit Company, JUTC, four more days to say whether 12 female employees who it says were...

JA AIDS Support wants prostitution legal.

The Jamaica AIDS Support for Life is again lobbying for the legalisation of prostitution. It’s against the law to engage in prostitution, to solicit prostitutes,...

NSWMA managing smoke at garbage disposal site in Portland.

The authorities are moving to manage lingering smoke at the Doctor’s Wood Disposal site in Portland. This, following a fire at the site on Tuesday. Executive...

99% of GSAT students placed in High Schools.

Ninety-five -percent of students, who sat the Grade Six Achievement Test, GSAT, have been placed in a school of their choice. That’s according to Education...

T&T Foreign Minister, Dennis Moses, sends ‘forceful’ letter to Jamaican counterpart, Kamina Johnson-Smith.

Trinidad and Tobago’s Foreign Minister, Dennis Moses, says he’s has sent a ‘forceful’ letter to Jamaica’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Kamina...

Govt. distance themselves from a proposal by Councilor that the Municipal Corporation should ask extortionists to collect market fees.

Both central and local governments are this afternoon declaring their stance against extortion amid concerns sparked by a Councillor of the Kingston and St. Andrew...

Montague urges media to help fight crime.

National Security Minister, Robert Montague, is calling on the media to get involved in the fight against crime. Minister Montague is suggesting that each media house...

Govt Warns Residents of Flood Prone Areas

Local Government Minister, Desmond McKezie, is advising residents of flood prone areas, that the government will use the provisions of the law to ensure they leave their...

Jamaica Hurricane Ready says Security Minister

The Labour and Social Security Ministry says it’s prepared to respond if Jamaica is hit by a storm or hurricane this season. The Atlantic Hurricane season started...

Govt Reviewing Tourism’s Duty Free Policy

Finance Minister, Audley Shaw, says the government is to review its duty free policy for the tourism sector. The policy allows hoteliers and other tourism stakeholders,...