Jamaica Condemns Brussels Attack


Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Kamina Johnson Smith is sending condolences to the people of Belgium following terror attacks in the capital Brussels.

Senator Johnson Smith tweeted this morning that she’s extending sincere sympathies to the Government and the people of Belgium.

She also condemned this latest terror attack

Senator Johnson Smith says she made contact with Jamaica’s Ambassador to Brussels, Vilma McNish, regarding the terror attack.

She says the Ambassador McNish and her staff are safe.

Senator Johnson Smith says the Ambassador has also assured her that Jamaican students studying in Brussels are also safe.


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.