Gov’t Extends Opening Hours For Businesses In St. Catherine, Clarendon To 11pm


Senator Johnson Smith says the Government has followed through on its commitment to extend until 11:00 pm the operating hours for businesses in Clarendon and St. Catherine.

She says the extended opening hours will also apply to religious institutions, pharmacies and other businesses.

Kamina Johnson Smith, Government Senate Leader.

Opposition Senator, Lambert Brown, told the Senate today that the opposition lawmakers would reluctantly vote for the resolution.

Lambert Brown, Opposition Senator.

Abka Fitz-Henley is a multiple award-winning journalist who is currently the Senior Reporter at Nationwide News Network (NNN). His primary areas of focus are Court, Crime and Parliamentary proceedings. Fitz-Henley was recently recognized in the regional celebrity magazine publication Panache as “The Breaking News Boss”. At 21 years of age, following his 1st year in media, Fitz-Henley was recognized with the Young Journalist of the year award from The Press Association of Jamaica and went on to cop one of the country’s highest recognized journalism prizes, the Journalist of the Year Award. He’s also been awarded the prestigious Corporate Jamaica Broilers Fairplay 1st place Award for investigative journalism and is the recipient of the Caribbean Blog Award for coverage of the infamous Kartel murder trial. Fitz-Henley is also the recipient of the PM Youth Award for Excellence. Over the years, he has appeared as a guest on the BBC World Service and BBC London.

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