Timeline: ZOSO 2 (Denham Town) – Jamaica’s Second Zone of Special Operations

On October 17, 2017, Denham Town was declared Jamaica’s second zone of special operations (#ZOSO) by Prime Minister Andrew Holness in a press conference at Jamaica House.  In continuation of our tracking of the operations as it unfolds, we’ve decided to do a second timeline, devoted to updates coming out of Denham Town over the operation’s 60 days.

See our explanation, in layman’s terms, of what SOZO is and the circumstances leading to its inception: What are ‘Zones of Special Operations’? In Laymen’s Terms (See also ZOSO Made Simple) and our timeline of the first ZOSO

Tuesday, September 17, 2017 – PM Holness announces Denham Town as second ZOSO

Prime Minister Andrew Holness announced that the second zone of special operations, made possible under recently enacted legislation, has been declared in Denham Town, west Kingston.

Wednesday, September 18, 2017

Reactions pour in, as well as clarifications, as persons respond to the second announcement with questions and concerns, and make comparisons with the first.

Thursday, September 19, 2017

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he gives the Mount Salem zone of special operations a B-plus grade, even as Denham Town residents and business owners react to the first days of their own ZOSO.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017

The police seized three illegal firearms, an undisclosed quantity of ammunition, and two credit card scanning machines, among other things in operations near the second ZOSO, Denham Town.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Tuesday, November 7, 2013

Security forces officially expanded the second zone of special operations (ZOSO) to include communities closely neighbouring Denham Town.

Monday, November 13, 2017

Shooters Hill residents begin to complain about different aspects of ZOSO.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has indicated that it is likely that the zone of special operation (ZOSO) in Denham Town, Kingston, will be extended.

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Sunday, March 4, 2018

Monday, March 5, 2018

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Monday, March 19, 2018

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Thursday, August 2, 2018