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.

Nurses, Doctors et al Agree to Return to Work at Cornwall Regional

President of the Nurses’ Association of Jamaica, NAJ, Janet Coore-Farr, is calling on nurses to return to work at the Cornwall Regional Hospital. Mrs. Coore Farr...

‘NO CRH Crisis Under PNP Watch’ – Dalley

Opposition Spokesman on Health, Horace Dalley, says he’ll meet with portfolio Minister, Dr. Christopher Tufton on Tuesday to discuss possible solutions to the...

‘Move Faster!’ – Nurses Demand Govt Quicker Relocation of Services from CRH

Nurses at the Cornwall Regional Hospital in St. James are demanding that the Health Ministry move faster to relocate services from the facility. A number of nurses...

Cops Formally Charged after Attempting to ‘Sell’ Murder Case

Two members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force, JCF, have been charged in connection with allegations they tried to ‘sell’ a murder case. Detective Corporal...

Golding CARICOM Review to Report in a Fortnight

Chairman of the CARICOM Review Commission, Bruce Golding says the commission is to submit its report to Prime Minister Andrew Holness in two weeks. The CARICOM Review...

Gov’t Willing to Shut Down Cornwall Regional Hospital if Necessary

Health Minister, Dr. Christopher Tufton, says the government will shut down the Cornwall Regional Hospital, in St. James, if necessary. However, he’s hoping this...

Corrections Federation wants Review of Commissioner’s Tenure

Chairman of the Jamaica Federation of Corrections, Arlington Turner, is calling for a review of the tenure of Commissioner of Corrections, Ina Hunter. He’s making...

Decline in ‘Suspicious Fatal Shootings’ by Security Force

The Independent Commission of Investigation, INDECOM, says suspicious fatal shootings by the security forces are declining. It’s among the areas in which INDECOM...

‘Don’t Raid the NHT!’ – MAJ

The Jamaica Manufacturers Association, JMA, is warning the government against using funds from the National Housing Trust, NHT, for budgetary support. President of the...

Cab Drivers Defiant Over Govt Directive to Remove Tint

Some transport operators are threatening to shut down the sector, if they’re forced to remove tints from their vehicles come Monday. Prime Minister, Andrew...