Brown-Burke Urges Gov’t To RampUp Social Social Intervention Under SOE

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South West St. Andrew Member of Parliament, the PNP’s Dr. Angela Brown-Burke, is calling on the government to ramp up social intervention measures in areas where states of public emergency have been declared.

Dr. Brown-Burke was addressing the House of Representatives earlier this week during debate on a resolution to extend the state of public emergency in western Jamaica.

She says it’s crucial that more resources be given to social intervention measures in areas where a state of public emergency is in effect.



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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