Stevian Simmonds

More Questions for Cops following Ramdial’s Murder

Pressure is mounting on the Police High Command to tell the public more about its investigation into the killing last week of a corporate area businessman, Richard...

Eugene Kelly Pleads with Facey-Smith to Withdraw Bid to Replace Simpson-Miller

There’s an appeal for the Councillor for the Payne Land Division in South West St. Andrew, Audrey Smith Facey, to withdraw her bid to replace Portia Simpson Miller...

KPH Moves to Boost Staff Welfare Amid Pressure from Trauma Case Load

The Kingston Public Hospital (KPH) says it’s moving to implement a staff welfare programme to address the emotional impact the increasing numbers of trauma cases...

Govt to Invest in Locally-Developed Cancer Treatment

Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Dr. Andrew Wheatley, says the government is looking to invest in a drug developed by a local scientist, Dr. Henry Lowe. The...

‘Special Zones will Work’ – Holness

Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, is again seeking to assure Jamaicans that members of the security forces will have to account for their actions in the zones of special...

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...