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PM calls press conference on national issues

Published:Sunday | November 14, 2021 | 8:55 AM
Prime Minister Andrew Holness has called a press conference for 10 o'clock this morning.

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has called a press conference for 10 o'clock this morning to speak on national issues.

It coincides with mounting concerns about crime, particularly murders and shootings.

Last evening, a series of 48-hour curfews were imposed across four Corporate Area divisions.

They curfews include the communities of Franklyn Town and Dunkirk in the Kingston Eastern Police Division.

The Kingston Western police areas of Maxfield Avenue, Gem Road, West Road, Spanish Town Road and Trench Town are also under a curfew.

In Central Kingston, the community of Rose Garden is under the security measure.

The curfew in the St Andrew South Police Division cover a wide area stretching from the Plantation Heights range to the north, Maxfield Avenue and Marcus Garvey Drive to the east, Greenwhich Town Fishing Village to the South and Ferry River to the North.

During the hours of the curfew all persons in the boundaries must remain in their premises unless authorised in writing by the ground commander.

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