Stevian Simmonds

UWI Keen to Link New Research with Growth Agenda

Vice Chancellor of the University of the West Indies, Mona, Sir Hilary Beckles, says the institution is now more committed to aligning its research with generating...

Patterson Warns Holness of Possible Constitutional Crisis

Former Prime Minister, PJ Patterson, says a legal challenge to Prime Minister Andrew Holness’ appointment of Justice Bryan Sykes as Acting Chief Justice, could...

Security Minister Meets with PNP Councillors on Crime Fighting Meausres

National Security Minister, Robert Montague, has met with People’s National Party, PNP, Councillors to discuss crime-fighting measures. The Minister had called on...

Education Minister Launches Engineering Scholarship Programme to China

The government is spending over USD$450,000 on a Scholarship Programme for University of the West Indies, Mona, students to pursue Software Engineering studies in China....

Bar Association Urges Prime Minister to Fully Appoint Sykes as Chief Justice

The Jamaican Bar Association is urging Prime Minister Andrew Holness to fully appoint Justice Bryan Sykes to the post of Chief Justice. Prime Minister Holness says...

Former PM Urges Govt to Discuss Trump’s ‘S***Hole’ Remarks During Tillerson Visit

Former Prime Minister PJ Patterson says the government should express it’s intolerance of US President Donald Trump’s ‘s-hole’ comments in...

Brazen Clarendon Extortionists Wreaking Havoc

Businesses in the parish are being plagued by some brazen extortionists. The criminals are so organised that they even call community meetings to warn residents of the...

JCC Calls for Drastic Cut in Murder Rate

The Jamaica Chamber of Commerce, JCC, says it wants murders to be reduced to no more than 18 per 100,000 people. The target is a key performance indicator that the JCC...

Experts say Tough Task Ahead for the New Police Commissioner

Retired Senior Superintendent of Police, Radcliffe Lewis, says the new Police Commissioner must be prepared to take drastic measures to rid the Constabulary of...

25% of Jamaican Children are ‘Jackets’

A quarter of Jamaican children are confused about who their biological fathers are. That’s according to Anthropologist at the University of the West Indies, Mona,...