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condemns election violence
OF the Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation (KSAC) have unanimously
condemned the recent incidents of political violence in the
Corporate Area and other regions.
a recent Council meeting held at the KSAC's headquarters on
Church Street in Downtown Kingston, the Councillors expressed
their "extreme displeasure" at the violence.
from both the ruling People's National Party (PNP) and the
Opposition Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) said they were united
in calling for an end to the hostilities.
Councillors also pledged their support for peaceful elections
and called on supporters of all political parties to refrain
from violent or anti-social behaviour in the days leading
up to the election and afterwards.
pointed to the unity which exists in the Kingston and St.
Andrew Council, noting that this should serve as an example
to the wider public. The Councillors also vowed to continue
working to achieve the objective of national peace and unity.