After numerous requests from residents of the areas most affected by
Hurricane Dean, namely Corozal and Orange Walk, NEMO officials have decided
to extend the curfew at least another day. No persons will be allowed on
the streets in these two districts between the hours of 8pm of tonite
Tuesday August 21st and 6am of tomorrow morning, Wednesday August 22nd. The
Police will be conducting vigilant patrols in these areas and the
Commissioner of Police request the continue cooperation of the general
public in this matter. Police in both districts have special passes for
person who can sure just reasons for being out during those hours. All
others persons are advised to remain off the street during those hours and
to ensure that children are in bed at an appropriate hour.

G. Michael Reid
Police Press Officer
227-2222 ext. 302