Stevian Simmonds

Clergyman Urges Parliament to Ignore Religion in Crafting Legislation

A member of the clergy is urging the Parliament to not be constrained by the views of religious organisations in making laws. Reverend Sean Major-Campbell says Jamaica...

JFJ Pushes for Legal Definition of Domestic Violence

Human rights advocacy group, Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) is calling for domestic violence to be defined in law. Advocacy Manager at JFJ, Rodje Malcolm, says the lack of...

Labour Ministry Clears CHEC of Alleged Health & Safety Breaches

The Ministry of Labour says it’s found no evidence to support allegations that China Harbour Engineering Company, CHEC, doesn’t provide adequate sanitary...

A ‘Fantastic Move’ for the Economy: CaPRI Executive Director on NIDS

Co-Executive Director of the Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CAPRI) Dr. Damien King, says the advantages of the government’s proposed National Identification...

NO DNA or Banking Details Needed in Proposed National ID System

No DNA or banking details will be collected and stored in the government’s proposed National Identification System, NIDS. That’s according to the Office of...

Govt Senator Chides Bartlett for Suggesting Media Reduce Prominence of Crime Reports

Government Senator, Charles Sinclair, is criticizing Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, for suggesting that the media should not give prominence to crime stories....

St James Councilor Worried Gangs are Infiltrating Schools

Councilor for the Flankers Division in the St. James Municipal Corporation, and government Senator, Charles Sinclair, is raising concerns about how gang violence is...

Editors Rubbish Bartlett’s Call to Remove Crime from Front Pages

‘Absolute Rubbish!’ is how the Associate Editor at the Gleaner newspaper, Arthur Hall, is describing Tourism Minister, Ed Bartlett’s suggestions for...

Alleged gangster shot and killed by cronies in Montego Bay.

There was mayhem and pandemonium in the western city of Montego Bay this morning as gunmen, in a brazen daylight attack, shot and killed a man the police say was a...

Police investigating allegations of sexual assault in Lawrence Tavern.

The police say they’ve launched an investigation into reports that a so called ‘don’ is preying on teenage girls in Lawrence Tavern, West Rural St....