This is Portmore, St. Catherine – the largest dormitory community in the English speaking Caribbean. The Holness administration has implemented a total lockdown of the parish. However, fears are heightened in Portmore as Jamaicans try to survive. The truth of it all, is that Jamaicans are not wealthy enough to purchase food for more than 14-days. Most Jamaicans shop daily and weekly. With a lockdown, Portmore residents are now rushing to supermarkets to ensure their families can eat – to survive. This is creating more problems for authorities who would like residents to stay home.
Linstead, St. Catherine