JLP Election Ready – Chang

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JLP General Secretary, Dr. Horace Chang, says the party will be ready whenever Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller calls the General Election.

The next general election is constitutionally due by December next year.

Over the past few weeks, Finance Minister Dr. Peter Phillips has appeared on various platforms, telling comrades to get ready for a General Election.

Several senior members of the governing party, including Region 3 Chairman, Phillip Paulwell, have urged Jamaicans to give the PNP another term.

Dr. Chang says the JLP is far advanced in its election preparations and will not be caught flat footed whenever the Prime Minister ‘flies the gate’.

Dr. Chang says the JLP has finalized candidates for most of the 63 constituencies.

Dr. Chang says efforts are also being made to assist several young and new candidates to cope with the demands of representational politics.



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.