Stevian Simmonds

Floyd Green Minister

Green Takes Issue with Anti-Abortion Law

State Minister for Youth, Floyd Green, is taking issue with aspects of the country’s anti-abortion law. The Offences Against the Person Act prohibits abortion and...

Police Streets

Police Want Tougher Penalties for Road Traffic Act Breaches

The Police Traffic Division is calling for harsher penalties for those who breach the Road Traffic Act. It comes as the nation is grappling with the news that criminals...

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JCF Provides Update on Two Deceased Policemen

The Jamaica Constabulary Force says a policeman shot and killed in Central Village last night, was attacked by gunmen while walking with a female. The body of...

Haile Clacken

Security Guard Charged with Murder of Haile Clacken

The security guard implicated in the shooting death of popular former teacher, Haile Clacken, has been charged with murder. He’s 38-year-old Shawn Cole of a...

Gun Luggage

Man Nabbed while Attempting to Smuggle Gun to Jamaica

A man was arrested at the Newark Liberty International Airport in the US on Monday after he tried to smuggle a gun to Jamaica. In a media release on its website, the...

murder

Eight Shot; Four Fatally in St Andrew

Eight people were shot, four fatally in two separate incidents in St. Andrew yesterday. In one of the attacks, four people were shot in Hill Avenue, in Olympic Way, in...

Police Corruption

NIA Calls for Increased Corruption Fines

Anti-corruption watchdog National Integrity Action is calling for an increase in the five thousand dollar fine for misleading the Office of the Contractor General, OCG....

Haile Clacken

Family and Friends of Haile Clacken March in his Honour

The family of a former teacher, Haile Clacken, who was shot and killed allegedly by Guardsman security guard on the weekend this afternoon marched in his honour. Mr....

Peter Phillips Construction

Phillips Uges Gov’t to Level the Construction Playing Field

Opposition Leader, Dr. Peter Phillips, is calling on the government to level the ‘playing field’ for competition between local and foreign construction...

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Veteran Journalist Uges Govt to Press Ahead with Special Zones Bill

Veteran journalist and political commentator, Ian Boyne, is urging the government to press on with its controversial Special Zones Bill. The Special Zones bill has been...