Portia to Decide Pryce’s Future?


Nationwide News understands that Prime Minister and PNP President, Portia Simpson Miller, will decide the future of Raymond Pryce as the party’s standard bearer for North East St. Elizabeth constituency, in the next few days.

Pryce’s future as Member of Parliament for the constituency is increasingly uncertain following the decision of his loyalists to take the PNP to court to block last Saturdays’ candidate selection process.

Senior members of the governing party are angry with Pryce and are accusing him of committing an unforgivable act.

Our sources say Pryce has defended himself saying he did not authorize the move by his supporters to obtain an injunction against the PNP.

But he’s not being believed by influential forces in the party.

Nationwide News understands that Mrs. Simpson Miller is being urged to invoke her powers under the PNP’s constitution and install a new candidate to contest the next election.

Reports in the press have indicated that Senator Wentworth Skeffrey and the Mayor of Black River, Everton Fisher, are being considered to succeed Pryce.

But our sources say the man who challenged Pryce, businessman Evon Redman, is most likely to get the nod to represent the PNP at the next election.

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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.

One thought on “Portia to Decide Pryce’s Future?

  1. chris

    Can someone tell me from that picture when it was that Mr. Pryce was putting down those cobel tears? Dont cry fo me Argentina was being shot on location?

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