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.

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PNP Councillor Ready to Challenge Lisa Hanna

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Court Rules Against Holness for Removing Williams from Senate: DETAILS

The Opposition Leader Andrew Holness is facing pressure this evening after the Constitutional Court declared that he acted unlawfully in the matter of the removal of...

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Police to Determine Credibility of Holness Threat

Nationwide News understands that the Police are intensifying their efforts to determine the credibility of an informant who accused members of the JLP of taking out a...

Chuck Pushes For Mandatory National ID

Opposition Spokesman on Justice, Delroy Chuck, is urging the Government to make it mandatory that every Jamaican should have a National Identification Card. Mr. Chuck...

Cabinet Approves Review of JPS All-island License

Cabinet has approved a review of the Jamaica Public Service Company, JPS, all-island license. The announcement was made this morning by head of the government’s...

Senate is Debating Bill Aimed at Reforming Ganja Laws

Debate is currently underway in the upper house of parliament on a bill aimed at major reform of Jamaica’s ganja laws. Lawmakers in the Senate this morning began...

JLP Calls on Police to Increase Presence in Westmoreland

Opposition Spokesman on Agriculture & Fisheries, JC Hutchinson, is calling for an immediate beefing up of the presence of the security forces in Westmoreland. In a...

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