Stevian Simmonds

Local Govt Ministry Pumping $50m into Upgrading Fire Brigade

Local Government Minister, Desmond McKenzie, says approximately $50-million will be allocated to the Jamaica Fire Brigade to improve the working conditions of...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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....

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...