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.

Lawyers Defiant As Probe Against Reid, Co-accused Enters New Phase

The Attorney representing Professor Pinnock, Hugh Wildman, told the Court today that the arrest of his client and former Education Minister Reid is a bid by a number of...

Reid & Co-accused To Return To Court In January 2020

Fired Education Minister, Ruel Reid along with his wife Sharen and his daughter, Sharelle, were released from Police custody this afternoon on bail. They’ve been...

DEVELOPING: Ruel Reid and Co-Accused Offered Bail, All 5 to Re-Appear in Court on January 23, 2020

Former Education Minister, Ruel Reid, his wife Sharen, and his daughter Sharelle, were offered bail a few minutes ago, when they appeared in the Kingston and St. Andrew...

Attorneys for Ruel Reid and Co-Accused Say Clients Deny Wrongdoing

Councilor Brown Lawrence’s attorney, Christopher Townsend, says his client denies wrongdoing. Mr. Townsend says he’s seeking the earliest possible court date...

UPDATE: Ruel Reid & Co-accused To Remain In Custody Until Thursday

6pm UPDATE: The latest report reaching our newscenter is that Reid and co-accused will remain in custody until tomorrow morning. 5pm: We begin with today’s...

Phillips Criticises Police, DPP Over Status Of Corruption Investigations

Opposition Leader, Dr. Peter Phillips is criticizing the Police and the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, ODPP, for what he says is a failure to arrest and...

Dengue Death Toll Climbs To 135, Health Ministry Says

There have been 135 suspected or confirmed deaths from dengue fever in Jamaica since January last year. Health Minister, Dr. Christopher Tufton, made the disclosure in a...

Jamaica On High Alert As Deadly Banana Disease Spreads In The Americas

Portfolio Minister, Audley Shaw, says the Agriculture Ministry is on high alert to prevent a deadly disease which could impact Jamaica’s multi-billion dollar...

Dr. Pinnock Should Not Have Returned To Work Amidst Ongoing Investigation- Acting PM, Dr. Horace Chang

There’re indications this afternoon that President of the Caribbean Maritime University, Dr. Fritz Pinnock, could be told to retake leave of absence from the post...

Trade & Security Among Priority Issues Discussed with US VP, Mike Pence

Foreign Affairs  Minister, Senator Kamina Johnson Smith, says several crucial issues were discussed during a recent meeting between Prime Minister Andrew Holness and US...