Curfew Imposed In Sections of St. Andrew North


A curfew has been imposed in sections St Andrew North. The areas include Park Lane, 100 Lane and Red Hills Road in Kingston 19.

The curfew began at 6 o’clock last evening and will remain in effect until 6 Saturday morning.The boundaries of the curfew are:

North – From the intersection with Red Hills Road and Pennant Terrace to the intersection of Pennant Drive and Pennant Terrace.

East – Along Pennant Drive from the intersection with Pennant Terrace to the intersection with  Whitehall Avenue

South – Along Whitehall Avenue from the intersection with Pennant Drive to the intersection with Red Hills Road.

West – Along Red Hills Road from the intersection with Whitehall Avenue to the intersection with Pennant Terrace.

During the hours of the curfew, all persons within the boundaries are required to remain within their premises unless authorized in writing by the ground commander.

Stevian Simmonds is an investigative journalist with almost 3 years of experience in radio broadcasting, production and reporting. She graduated from Caribbean School of Media and Communication in 2014 and joined Nationwide News in 2016. In 2018, she produced a special report examining the working conditions of the Bussiness Process Outsourcing Industry. She worked undercover as a call center agent for a month, revealing the lack of data protection and general security infrastructure in the industry. Her report also highlighted the poor working conditions and remuneration faced by workers in the industry. In 2018, Stevian traveled to New Delhi India where she participated in the Inaugural WHO Partners Forum benefiting from critical training related to reporting on women’s and children’s health issues.

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