Cassava Piece hot


The other day dancehall artist Mavado was shot at in a community called Cassava Piece. As a result of some kind of related feud, two young men are now dead. And there is a curfew in the area. This is right near my daughter’s school. We drove by this morning and all appeared peaceful. Here is the release from the police (note the use of the term “imaginary line” to denote the boundaries):

JCF PRESS RELEASE
For immediate release

CURFEW IMPOSED IN CASSAVA PIECE, ST ANDREW

June 07, 2018- A curfew has been imposed in Cassava Piece, Kingston 8. The curfew began at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, June 07 and will remain in effect until 6:00 p.m., Saturday, June 09. The boundaries of the curfew are as follows:

NORTH – Along Glen Drive from the intersection Mannings Hill Road and Glen Drive with an imaginary line to Grosvenor Terrace.

SOUTH – Along Clifton Boulevard from the intersection of Mannings Road and Clifton Boulevard with an imaginary line to Constant Spring Road.

EAST – From Grosvenor Terrace to Constant Spring Road.

WEST – From the intersection of Glen drive and Mannings Hill Road to the intersection of Clifton Boulevard and Mannings Hill Road.

 

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