‘PNP Will Pay for Tough Economic Policies’ – Holness

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Opposition Leader Andrew Holness says the governing People’s National Party will pay the price for pursuing policies which have unfairly punished Jamaicans.

Mr. Holness says the JLP is readying itself for the calling of a General Election.

On Tuesday, Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller said the Andrew Holness-led JLP is running scared that she’s about to call a General Election.

But Andrew Holness says the JLP is calm and ready.

Mr. Holness says the Simpson Miller-administration must know that it will face an electorate which has been unfairly burdened and are fed up.

Holness says the policies of the PNP have been counter productive and show contempt for interest of the poor.

The JLP leader says when he returns to office his party will get work to grow the country’s economy and restore belief in the Jamaican dream.



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.