KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Manning Cup champions Jamaica College (JC) are also the 2013 Olivier Shield champions, the pinnacle of local schoolboy football, defeating St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) 2-0 at the National Stadium Saturday afternoon, and 5-0 on aggregate.
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Flattened dwellings, downed utility poles, fallen trees, flooded homes and destroyed crops painted a picture of the fury Hurricane Sandy unleashed on St Thomas and Portland when it hit Jamaica last Wednesday.
The Jamaica Observer North East visited the parish last Thursday and captured these images as persons tried to recover from the effects of the category one hurricane.
This gaping hole was left along the main road in Morant Bay, St Thomas, after a concrete light post fell during the passage of Sandy.(Photos: Garfield Robinson)
These Jamaica Urban Transit Company and LIME employees clear branches
from this dangling utility pole to allow the bus to get by.
A flooded street in Yallahs, St Thomas.
trees were evident
parishes of St
A motorists skilfully
vehicle past a fallen
tree on the road to
the Blue Lagoon in
Fourteen-year-old Talitha Graham examines a book which was damaged when her home in Lloyds, St Thomas, crumbled under the heavy winds.
This man digs a hole for the replanting of this concrete pole, one of several which fell down along the main roads in St Thomas and Portland.
These motorists assist in clearing fallen trees blocking the main road to the Blue Lagoon in Portland last Thursday.
A resident of Karl Lane in Pond Side set about removing the huge tree which fell on a house and blocked access to the community. (Photo: Garfield Robinson)
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