Trade & Security Among Priority Issues Discussed with US VP, Mike Pence


Foreign Affairs  Minister, Senator Kamina Johnson Smith, says several crucial issues were discussed during a recent meeting between Prime Minister Andrew Holness and US Vice President, Mike Pence.

Senator Kamina Johnson Smith was responding to a question at a recent media conference at her Ministry’s Dominica Drive headquarters.

Prime Minister Holness was initially expected to meet with US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo.

But, a scheduling conflict resulted in the bilateral being convened with the US Vice President.

Minister Johnson Smith told the media conference that Jamaica has also been able to play a significant role in the rebuilding of a road in the Bahamas.

The road is considered crucial to recovery efforts in sections of the Bahamas which have been ravaged by Hurricane Dorian.

Senator Kamina Johnson Smith.

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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