No extension for St Catherine SOE

The state of emergency in St. Catherine will not be extended.

Its due to expire on Friday.

National Security Minister Dr. Horace Chang told parliament on Tuesday, that the security forces have indicated, that they have so far, managed to get the area under control.

Dr. Chang said since the SOE was imposed, the situation in St. Catherine has improved.

The minister said the government is reviewing the regulations for the state of emergency.

This process will take into consideration the court ruling in the Roshane Clarke matter, as well as incorporate suggestions made by the opposition.


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