Stevian Simmonds

FLA Revokes JLP Politician’s Gun License

The Firearm Licensing Authority, FLA, has revoked Jamaica Labour Party politician, Trevor Webb’s, gun license. Mr. Webb, who unsuccessfully contested the St....

Tufon willing to Review Abortion Law

Health Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton says he’s prepared to review the law that makes abortions illegal. He says there may be objections, but the public must be...

Many More Illegal Abortions than we Know

Senior Medical Officer at the Savanna La Mar General Hospital, Dr Alfred Dawes, says the number of women attempting illegal abortions could be multiple times more than...

National Students’ Council Questioning Use of Suspensions in Schools

The National Secondary Students Council is launching a probe into how suspensions are administered in public schools across the island. It comes as there are reports...

Hyman Calls for Taxation Committee of Parliament

Economist, Ralston Hyman, is calling for the establishment of a taxation committee of Parliament aimed at ensuring accountability in how revenue is spent. Mr. Hyman made...

A “One Drop” to Relieve Stress from Medicanja

Jamaican research scientist, entrepreneur and founder of Medicanja, Dr Henry Lowe, says the company has a product called ‘One Drop’, that relieve stress and...

Medicanja to Enlist on JSE in 2018

Medicanja, a Jamaican company which produces pharmaceuticals from cannabis, is to list on the Jamaica Stock Exchange next year. Its founder, research scientist Dr. Henry...

Sentencing for Killer of Manchester Boy set for Today

A man who was on Tuesday found guilty of killing an 11-year-old boy is to be sentenced for the crime today. Twenty-eight-year-old Kayode Garwood, was found guilty in the...

Sandals Staying in Antigua Despite Row with Browne Admin

CEO of Sandals Resorts International, Adam Stewart says he’ll not be pulling the hotel chain from Antigua and Barbuda, despite an ongoing conflict with the Gaston...

Montague Contemplating Extending Traffic Ticket Amnesty

National Security Minister, Robert Montague, says he’ll be asking the Parliament to extend the Traffic Ticket Amnesty. The Amnesty which started on August 2 ended...