Stevian Simmonds

Garbage Collectors Robbing NSWMA?

The National Solid Waste Management Authority, NSWMA, is describing as ‘frightening’, findings that some garbage collectors are being hugely overpaid for...

No Warnings Before Security Forces Blanket Special Zones

‘Like Nicodemus in the night’, is how Justice Minister, Delroy Chuck, is describing the way communities will be ‘locked down’, once they’re...

JDF Insists it’s Learned Lessons from 2010 Tivoli Human Rights Abuses

The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) is seeking to assure that the proposed Zones of Special Operations legislation will not replicate the May 2010 Tivoli Gardens incursion....

Polygraph Testing for ALL Security Apparatus Applicants

National Security Minister Robert Montague says everyone who enlists in any aspect of the country’s security apparatus must take a lie detector test. The Minister...

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...