Revised hours for St Catherine North businesses
Operating hours for businesses and other establishments in sections of the St Catherine North Police Division, where a state of public emergency was declared yesterday, have been adjusted in keeping with stipulations under the enhanced security operation.
According to the Corporate Communications Unit of the Jamaica Constabulary Force, the closing hours for all businesses in Spanish Town, Linstead and Bog Walk are now between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Businesses, entities and establishments that should close by 7 p.m. are: cookshops, dry-goods establishments and haberdasheries; spirit licence premises; service stations; clubs and fast-food outlets; pharmacies; and churches. Community recreational areas should close by 6 p.m.
The police encourage persons to adhere to these conditions to avoid being prosecuted for violations.