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.

Christine Lagarde Praises Jamaica As SBA Concludes

Former IMF Managing Director, Christine Lagarde, is congratulating Jamaica for what she’s describing as the incredible gains during the island’s completion...

Senate Votes To Extend SOEs in St. Catherine, Clarendon

A resolution to extend the State of Public Emergency in St. Catherine and Clarendon by 30-days was approved in the Senate yesterday. The initial 14 days of the special...

Gov’t Extends Opening Hours For Businesses In St. Catherine, Clarendon To 11pm

Senator Johnson Smith says the Government has followed through on its commitment to extend until 11:00 pm the operating hours for businesses in Clarendon and St....

Senate President, Lambert Brown Clash In Upper House Over States Of Emergency

The President of the Senate, Tom Tavares Finson, this afternoon reprimanded Opposition Senator, Lambert Brown. Tavares Finson intervened when Brown attempted to use the...

States Of Emergencies Save Lives – PM

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says despite concerns of stakeholders, his administration has persisted with its use of states of public emergency because they’ve...

Gov’t Safeguarding Against Abuse of Power Under SOE

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the Government of Jamaica is doing all within its authority to ensure that extraordinary powers given to the security forces under...

Thwaites ‘Strongly Supports’ Gov’t Programmes Geared Towards Unattached Youth

Central Kingston Member of Parliament, the PNP’s Ronald Thwaites, says despite some concerns, he’s strongly in support of two of the Government’s...

INDECOM Loses Another Court Battle

Attorney at law, Chuck Cameron, is welcoming a ruling today from the Court that the Inspector of investigations at INDECOM did not have the power to compel his client,...

Energy Minister Outlines Plans to Close PCJ, Subsume Functions Into Ministry

Energy Minister, Fayval Williams, this afternoon formally advised the House of Representatives of the government’s plan to subsume the functions of the Petroleum...

Transport Minister Reviews Proposal To Delay Implementation of a Mandatory Vehicle Tracker System

Transport Minister Robert Montague, says he’s committed to a review of a proposal submitted to him to delay the implementation of a mandatory vehicle tracker...