Opposition Senator Slams US Govt Over Flow of Illegal Guns to Jamaica

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Opposition Senator, Lambert Brown, says the United States Government isn’t doing enough to stem the importation of illegal guns into Jamaica.

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Brown was speaking in the Senate today during the debate on a bill to amend the Human Trafficking Act.

He says the US Government should balance its efforts to stem human trafficking with an intensified initiative to prevent illegal guns being sent from its shores to Jamaica.

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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.