Stevian Simmonds

East Portlanders Want Community Development & Jobs

Residents of Eastern Portland are pleading with potential Members of Parliament to develop a plan that will see more persons benefiting from employment opportunities and...

Thousands Descend Upon National Stadium for Buju’s ‘Long Walk to Freedom’

Thousands of patrons gathered at the National Stadium on Saturday night, to witness history in the making as Reggae heavy-weight Buju Banton celebrated his Long Walk...

Clarke Dismisses Opposition Criticisms of Budget as ‘Out of Touch’

Finance Minister, Dr Nigel Clarke, is dismissing claims by his Opposition counterpart Mark Golding that the government’s budget will benefit only the rich and will...

UCASE Calls for Joint Industrial Council to Review Working Conditions in BPO Sector

President of the Union of Clerical Administrative and Supervisory Employees, Vincent Morrison, is calling for the establishment of a joint industrial council, for the...

PNP Sounds Early Vote-Buying Alarm in East Portland

The Opposition People’s National Party, PNP, is accusing the governing Jamaica Labour Party, of selecting its supporters, to participate in de-bushing works in...

JCTU Launches Staunch Defense of IDT

The Jamaica Confederation of Trade Unions, JCTU, says it views comments questioning the fairness of the Industrial Disputes Tribunal, IDT, as an attack on workers The...

JCTU Urges Employers to Settle with Workers Before Getting to IDT

The Jamaica Confederation of Trade Unions (JCTU) is urging employers to resolve some matters they have with workers, in mediation, instead of taking them to the...

Tougher Waste Management Laws Coming to Target Mosquito Breeding Sites

Health Minister, Dr Christopher Tufton, says the government is moving to strengthen legislation dealing with the disposal of solid waste, as part of efforts to manage...

UTech Staff & Students to Protest for Increase in Govt Subvention

Staff and students of the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) are planning a protest today to press home demands for an increase in government subventions and an...

August Town Social Worker Calls for Sustained Police Presence Amidst Flare-Up

Social Worker and Founder of the August Town Peace Builders, Kenneth Wilson, is calling for there to be a sustained presence of the security forces in the crime-plagued...