Stevian Simmonds

Police Going After Rapists Posing as Cab Drivers in Portmore

The police say they’re actively targeting men in Portmore St. Catherine, who are posing as taxi operators, to abduct and rape women. This comes as the police in...

Education & Health Ministries at Odds Over ‘Postponement’ of HPV Vaccination Programme

The Health Ministry is rejecting the claim made by Education Minister, Ruel Reid, that the government is postponing its Human Papilloma Virus, HPV, vaccination...

Literacy & Numeracy Mastery on the Rise

There’s been an increase in the number of students achieving mastery in both the Grade Four Literacy and Numeracy tests. Education Minister, Ruel Reid, released...

Girl in Viral Beating Video Receiving Psychological Help, says Green

State Minister of Youth, Floyd Green, says community members of Bath in St. Thomas — where the mother lives — say she’s a good parent. Mr. Green says...

Girl from Viral Machete Beating Video Still Living in Same Yard as Mother

The Office of the Children’s Advocate, OCA, is expressing concern that the child seen in a video — being beaten by her mother with a machete — is still...

Full Gospel Church Condemns Attack on Pastor

The Jamaica Association of Full Gospel Churches is condemning shooting attack on a pastor in Hellshire, Portmore, St. Catherine yesterday. The pastor has been identified...

Calls to Crime Stop Up 40%

Calls to Crime Stop have increased by nearly 40-percent since the government announced two new multi-million dollar funds to assist with the seizure of illegal weapons...

Lengthy Delays at Kgn Freeport Costing Millions – JEA

The Jamaica Exporters’ Association, JEA, says lengthy delays at the Kingston Freeport Terminal are costing exporters millions of dollars. The delays at the...

Political Ombudsman Investigating Destruction of Billboards in SE St Mary

The Office of the Political Ombudsman is to investigate complaints of the destruction of political billboards in the constituency of South East St. Mary, where a...

MAJ Continues to Oppose Media Complaints Commission

A former President of the Press Association of Jamaica, PAJ, Byron Buckley, says every media house should hire an ombudsman to investigate complaints against their...