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.

JUTC Request For Additional $1.4 Billion Prompts Calls For Performance Audit At PAAC

Chairman of Parliament’s Public Administration and Appropriations Committee, PAAC, Dr Wykeham McNeill, is calling for a performance audit of the state-owned bus...

Gov’t Unveils Multibillion-Dollar Plan To Upgrade Public Health Sector

Almost $9 billion is to be injected into the Public Health sector, to upgrade three hospitals and 10 Health centers across the island, over the next 12 months. Health...

Parliamentary Oversight Committee For Integrity Commission To Be Announced Next Week

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says a Parliamentary oversight committee for the Integrity Commission could be established by next week. He was responding to a call from...

Prime Minister Appoints 21-Member Board At CMU As Scandal Deepens

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has appointed a 21-member board at the Caribbean Maritime University, CMU, headed by Port Authority boss, Professor Gordon Shirley. Mr....

7.7 Magnitude Earthquake Triggers Tsunami Warning, Forces Widespread Evacuation

Hundreds of schools and businesses had to be evacuated this afternoon when an earthquake struck the island. The 7-point-7 magnitude earthquake struck at ten-minutes...

JLP Supporters In Central Kingston Revolting Against Robert Chin

Some Jamaica Labour Party residents of Rae Town in Central Kingston, led by their Councilor, Rosalie Hamilton, on Sunday launched a broadside against Central Kingston...

Taxi Operator Shot & Killed In West Kingston Following Traffic Stop Confrontation With Police Officer

A taxi operator was shot and killed in West Kingston yesterday after confronting the Police during a traffic stop. The incident happened while a Police team was on duty...

Villa Road Primary Gas Explosion Leaves 5 Injured

Five persons were injured in a gas explosion at the Villa Road Primary School in Manchester early this morning. The incident happened when members of the school’s...

PM ON CMU Scandal: ‘It’s Not Easy To Address It’

Prime Minister Andrew Holness is making a plea for more regulation and definition of what he calls the ‘political space’ to address the nation’s...

Jamaica Trending Towards Systemic Corruption – Mitchell

Chairman of the Jamaica Accountability Meter Portal, Howard Mitchell says the entity has noticed some 47 breaches in the government system which indicates a trend...