Jamaican Government has extended a state of emergency because of ongoing violence in the parish of St James, including Montego Bay. AU DFAT
UPDATE: Flash flood warnings have been downgraded to flash flood watches that are now in effect for all parishes.
Meteorological Svc issued a flash flood warning for low-lying and flood-prone areas of Westmoreland, Hanover St. James, Trelawny and St. Elizabeth until May 19.
Taxi operators withdrew their services on Fri to protest .murder of one of their colleagues. Traffic pile-up and delays for motorists along the Washington Blvd.
Due to ongoing violence in the parish of St James, including Montego Bay the Jamaican Government has extended a state of emergency until May 2. AU DFAT
A state of emergency in St James, which includes Montego Bay, has been extended until May 2 in response to recent violence and shooting incidents.UK FCO
UPDATE: The State of Public Emergency declared in Jamaica in the parish of St James will stay in place for another three months, until May 2.
Air Canada implements a policy for customers who purchased air tickets to Montego Bay for travel until January 31. Contact Air Canada or your travel provider.
UPDATE -Along with the State of emergency, authorities also have imposed a curfew in parts of St. Catherine parish located just west of the capital of Kingston.
A state of emergency was declared, which includes Montego Bay, as a result of a significant increase in violent crime. Restrict your movements. CDN GOVT