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Prime Minister Andrew Holness has labelled members of the Opposition People's National Party (PNP) as hypocrites, for not voting to extend a state of public emergency (SOE) in several parishes, claiming that it infringes on the rights of Jamaicans.

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Opposition senators on Friday dealt a major blow to the Government’s main crime-fighting tool when all eight of them voted against extending the states of emergency (SOEs) that were declared for seven parishes by Prime Minister Andrew Holness on November 15.

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Opposition Spokesman on National Security Senator Peter Bunting has challenged the reasons given by Prime Minister Andrew Holness for Tuesday’s declaration of  states of emergency across seven parishes.

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Tuesday, 15 November 2022 10:20

PM declares States of Emergency in several parishes

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has declared a State of Public Emergency (SOE) in the parishes of Clarendon, St Catherine and sections of Kingston and St Andrew.

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