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JAMAICA | Opposition vote against extending States of Emergency - Private Sector Concerned

KINGSTON, December 12, 2018 - Jamaica's major private sector organizations want to meet with the government and the opposition People's National Party (PNP) to address concerns and review the issues surrounding the decision to end the states of public emergency, following last night's vote against the extension of the states of public emergency (SOEs) in St James, St Catherine North and sections of the Corporate Area.

JAMAICA| Fix Inhumane Conditions at Detention Centres says PNP

KINGSTON, Jamaica, November 26, 2018. The People’s National Party (PNP) Shadow Minister of Justice, Senator Donna Scott Mottley, is calling on the government to urgently and immediately address the inhumane conditions in the detention centres set up under the States of Emergency, particularly in St James.

JAMAICA | Countless Cases of Unlawful Treatment in St. James under State of Emergency

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, November 24, 2018 - Jamaica's Public Defender, Arlene Harrison-Henry is not impressed with the manner in which the State of Emergency (SOE) is being administered in St. James. She says there are countless cases of complaints of unlawful treatment by detainees and their families since the SOE was launched in St. James on January 18, 2018.

JAMAICA | State of Emergency Extended in St. James until May 2

KINGSTON, Jan 31, 2018 -  The Opposition Peoples National Party  yesterday agreed to support the government's initiation to extend the state of public emergency established 14 days ago in St. James, for another three months, due to the violence prevailing in the streets of that parish located in the west of the country.
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