Stevian Simmonds

Stevian Simmonds is an investigative journalist with almost 3 years of experience in radio broadcasting, production and reporting. She graduated from Caribbean School of Media and Communication in 2014 and joined Nationwide News in 2016. In 2018, she produced a special report examining the working conditions of the Bussiness Process Outsourcing Industry. She worked undercover as a call center agent for a month, revealing the lack of data protection and general security infrastructure in the industry. Her report also highlighted the poor working conditions and remuneration faced by workers in the industry. In 2018, Stevian traveled to New Delhi India where she participated in the Inaugural WHO Partners Forum benefiting from critical training related to reporting on women’s and children’s health issues.

Granville Residents Protest Fatal Police Shooting

“Scary!” is how Councillor for the Granville Division in St. James, Michael Troupe, is describing a protest by residents over the police fatal shooting of a...

Dr. Winston Green Laid to Rest

Member of Parliament for St. Mary South East St. Mary, the People’s National Party’s Dr. Winston Green, was laid to rest on Saturday. Dr. Green died on...

Mixed Responses from St James Political Reps to Mt Salem ZOSO

West Central St. James Member of Parliament, Marlene Malahoo-Forte, is welcoming the declaration of Mount Salem as a zone of special operations. Mount Salem is in Mrs....

INDECOM to Guard Against Human Rights Abuses in ZOSO

The Independent Commission of Investigations, INDECOM, is assuring Jamaicans that it will monitor the zones of special operations to guard against human rights abuses....

Flagaman Farmers Plead with Authorities for Water

Farmers in Flagaman, St. Elizabeth are pleading with the authorities to provide access to water. The farmers made the plea during Nationwide’s ‘In the Court...

JPs Committed to Protecting Citizens’ Rights during ZOSO

At least one Custos is warning the security forces that they won’t be allowed to detain persons on mere suspicion while operating in the Zones of Special...

Fashion Designer, Dexter Pottinger, Found Dead

Members of the fashion and entertainment industries are expressing shock at the news of the death of well-known fashion designer, Dexter Pottinger. It’s understood...

Moneymusk a Tale of Poor Management – Heaven

At least one long standing player in the sugar industry is describing to the situation at the Moneymusk factory in Clarendon as a tale of bad management. Ambassador...

‘Govt Will NOT Allow Bauxite Mining in Cockpit Country’ – Chang

The government is assuring the country that bauxite mining will be not be allowed in the Cockpit Country. The Cockpit country– which spans Trelawny, St. Elizabeth...

Water Expert Challenges Claim Bauxite Mining Hurts Water Resources

There’s no evidence that bauxite mining negatively affects water resources in Jamaica. That’s the word this morning from a Water Expert, Basil Fernandez, who...