St Catherine now under State of Public Emergency

June 17, 2022

A State of Public Emergency has been imposed for St Catherine.

The announcement was made by Prime Minister Andrew Holness at a press conference earlier today.

Holness said the Government had to act to stem crime and violence in the parish.

Sections of Spanish Town have been experiencing murders and shootings.

Holness said the government has a duty to ensure the safety and security of law-abiding residents.

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