Johnson-Smith Chides Lambert Brown


Leader of Government Business in the Senate, Kamina Johnson Smith, is refuting an allegation by Opposition Senator Lambert Brown that the Holness-administration has failed to fulfill its commitment to have a follow up meeting with the Opposition and other stakeholders to discuss crucial issues, including crime.

Senator Brown had alleged that after a meeting between Opposition representatives and Prime Minister Holness at the start of this year, no follow up meeting has been held.

Lambert Brown, Opposition Senator.

Minister Johnson Smith says Mr. Brown’s comment is not true.

Kamina Johnson Smith, Leader of Government Business in the Senate.

Minister Johnson Smith says the government is also pursuing other steps to build consensus among stakeholders on key issues.

Kamina Johnson Smith, Leader of Government Business in the Senate.

Minister Johnson Smith and Senator Brown were addressing the Senate on Friday.

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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