‘We Knew!’ – PNP Always Aware Alexis Wasn’t Jamaican


Chairman of the People’s National Party, Fitz Jackson, says the PNP knew Dr. Alexis was not a Jamaican citizen when they asked him to contest the South East St. Mary by-election.

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Mr. Jackson says familiarizing Dr. Alexis with the constituents in South East St. Mary was of greater importance.

However, he says the PNP would do things differently if they had another chance.

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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.