Abka Fitz-Henley

Abka Fitz-Henley is a multiple award-winning journalist who is currently the Senior Reporter at Nationwide News Network (NNN). His primary areas of focus are Court, Crime and Parliamentary proceedings. Fitz-Henley was recently recognized in the regional celebrity magazine publication Panache as “The Breaking News Boss”. At 21 years of age, following his 1st year in media, Fitz-Henley was recognized with the Young Journalist of the year award from The Press Association of Jamaica and went on to cop one of the country’s highest recognized journalism prizes, the Journalist of the Year Award. He’s also been awarded the prestigious Corporate Jamaica Broilers Fairplay 1st place Award for investigative journalism and is the recipient of the Caribbean Blog Award for coverage of the infamous Kartel murder trial. Fitz-Henley is also the recipient of the PM Youth Award for Excellence. Over the years, he has appeared as a guest on the BBC World Service and BBC London.

Over 2,733,000 Cases Of Dengue Recorded In The Americas In 2019

The Pan American Health Organization, PAHO says this year the Americas has recorded the largest number of Dengue fever cases recorded in history. Over 2,733,000 thousand...

Government To Review Constituency Development Fund, PM Announces

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says a review of the Constituency Development Fund, CDF, is to take place. He says the CDF cannot continue in its current construct. Prime...

House Approves Bill Paving Way For Repeal Of Minimum Business Tax

The House of Representatives has passed a bill paving the way for a repeal of the minimum business tax. During debate on the bill last night, Central Kingston Member of...

Holness Announces $1,300,000,000 Islandwide Clean Up & Sanitization Programme

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced a $1.3 billion dollar programme to help clean up various sections of the country. He says the programme will be rolled out...

PM Holness Hails Douglas Vaz As A “Patriot” In Tribute

He's the father of Government MP, Daryl Vaz.

Security Forces To Boost Presence In Major Commercial Areas As Christmas Season Nears

The security forces say they’ll be increasing their presence in major commercial areas and rolling out several other strategies as the busy Christmas season...

Gov’t To Amend Law To Recognize Marital Rape- Chuck

Justice Minister Delroy Chuck says the law will be amended to recognize that rape can take place within a marriage. A common law ruling several years ago found that two...

House Resumes Debate On Report To Review Range Of Sexual Offences Acts

The House of Representatives this afternoon resumed debate on a report submitted by a Joint Select Committee, JSC, which was mandated to review the Sexual Offences Act,...

Senate Approves Measures For MSMEs To Be Incentivized In Competing For Gov’t Contracts

Senators on Friday joined their colleagues in the Lower House who approved two resolutions which will pave the way for local micro, small and medium-sized enterprises,...

Chief Justice Handed Down Operation Anthem Ruling, Voiding 2006 Security MOU – Justice Minister

Justice Minister, Delroy Chuck, says it was the Chief Justice who had ruled that the controversial Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, signed by Dr.Peter Phillips in 2006...