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.

NSWMA managing smoke at garbage disposal site in Portland.

The authorities are moving to manage lingering smoke at the Doctor’s Wood Disposal site in Portland. This, following a fire at the site on Tuesday. Executive...

99% of GSAT students placed in High Schools.

Ninety-five -percent of students, who sat the Grade Six Achievement Test, GSAT, have been placed in a school of their choice. That’s according to Education...

T&T Foreign Minister, Dennis Moses, sends ‘forceful’ letter to Jamaican counterpart, Kamina Johnson-Smith.

Trinidad and Tobago’s Foreign Minister, Dennis Moses, says he’s has sent a ‘forceful’ letter to Jamaica’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Kamina...

Govt. distance themselves from a proposal by Councilor that the Municipal Corporation should ask extortionists to collect market fees.

Both central and local governments are this afternoon declaring their stance against extortion amid concerns sparked by a Councillor of the Kingston and St. Andrew...

Montague urges media to help fight crime.

National Security Minister, Robert Montague, is calling on the media to get involved in the fight against crime. Minister Montague is suggesting that each media house...

Govt Warns Residents of Flood Prone Areas

Local Government Minister, Desmond McKezie, is advising residents of flood prone areas, that the government will use the provisions of the law to ensure they leave their...

Jamaica Hurricane Ready says Security Minister

The Labour and Social Security Ministry says it’s prepared to respond if Jamaica is hit by a storm or hurricane this season. The Atlantic Hurricane season started...

Govt Reviewing Tourism’s Duty Free Policy

Finance Minister, Audley Shaw, says the government is to review its duty free policy for the tourism sector. The policy allows hoteliers and other tourism stakeholders,...

NIA Raises Questions about JDDB CEO’s Dismissal

More questions continue to be raised about the dismissal of the former Chief Executive Officer of the Jamaica Dairy Development Board, Hugh Graham. National Integrity...

Police Recover Body of Man Killed in Trelawny

The Trelawny Police say they’ve recovered the body of a man who was reported missing last week. He’s 31-year old Otis Patrick, a construction worker from St....