Transport Ministry reduces senior citizens’ JUTC fare to $40

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The Ministry of Transport, Works and Housing a short while ago released amended fares for the Jamaica Urban Transit Company which it says will become effective on Sunday, August 24. According to the ministry’s release the amended fares are: adults$120; senior citizens a ... Read more

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Curfews in 6 parishes

Saturday, August 18, 2012 | 8:47 AM    

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CURFEWS imposed in six parishes last night will remain in effect until 6:00 pm tomorrow.

The curfews are in St Catherine, covering St Johns Road, Ellerslie Pen, Lauriston, Dela Vega City, Job Lane, Wynters Pen, Gordon Pen, Lakes Pen, Waterford, Central Village, Naggo Head, Park Heights, Newlands, Portmore Lane and Little Lane.

In Kingston and St Andrew, curfews are in Park Lane, Donmair Commons, Sunrise Crescent, Castle Heights, Grants Pen, Cassava Piece and Majesty Gardens.

In Westmoreland, curfews are in Russia, Twelve Street, Bethel Town, Mint Road and Crowder Road.

In St James, curfews are in Salt Spring, Rose Heights, Norwood, Mount Salem, Camrose and Flanker.

In Hanover, curfews are in Lucea, Askenish, Bamboo and Lookout.

During the hours of the curfews all persons within the boundaries are required to remain within their premises unless otherwise authorised in writing by the members of security forces in charge of enforcing the curfews.

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