Fagan Backs Bunting, Phillips Sticking With Party President

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The Councillor for the Papine Division in East St. Andrew, Venesha Phillips says she’s supporting Dr. Phillips in his bid to hold on to the PNP Presidency.

This, while another Opposition MP has come out in support of Peter Bunting’s challenge to Dr. Peter Phillips’ Presidency of the PNP.

South East St. Catherine Member of Parliament, Colin Fagan, says he’s decided to support Mr. Bunting.

Mr. Fagan says he’s made the decision after having had consultation with potential voters.

According to Mr. Fagan, there’s strong resistance to Dr. Phillips continuing to lead the PNP.

He says it’s difficult to convince significant sections of the electorate that the incumbent PNP President is the man to lead the party and Jamaica.

Colin Fagan, Member of Parliament for South East St. Catherine, speaking recently with journalists.

Mr. Fagan joins, Mark Golding, Dr. Dayton Campbell, Michael Stewart and Ian Hayles as MPs who’ve publicly declared their support for Peter Bunting.

Phillip Paulwell, Dr. Morais Guy, Mikael Phillips, Natalie Neita, Lisa Hanna and Dr. Wykeham McNeil have publicly declared their support for Dr. Peter Phillips.



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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