JUTC fare increased to $120; senior citizens to pay $60, up from $20

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Transport Ministry announced a short while ago that commuters on the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) buses will pay an increased fare on September 1.  Adult fares are to be increased from $100 to 120, while students and the disabled will now pay $30 instead o ... Read more

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Gang feud spurs increased policing in Denham Town

Thursday, September 13, 2012 | 12:12 PM    

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Reports of gang activities in Denham Town, West Kingston have spurred an increase in police presence in sections of the community.

According to the police, in less than a month a feud between gangs in sections of Denham Town has claimed the lives of two people and left several others injured.

"We have received the reports and as a result the police continue to maintain a presence in the area to ensure that things are kept under control," a senior officer in the West Kingston Police Division told the Jamaica Observer today.

A curfew, in force until until 6:00pm tomorrow, has also been imposed covering sections of Wellington Street, Bond Street to North Street in the community.

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