Govt puts hold on JUTC fare increase

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Government has put a hold in the implementation of a fare increase for the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) OBSERVER ONLINE has learned. The decision follows a meeting this morning between Transport Minister Omar Davies and stakeholders in the transport sector. The increase ... Read more

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Hellshire clean-up

Wednesday, September 19, 2012    

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Taniesha Scott (third left) and Michelle Grant, volunteers from the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA), assist the children (from left) Malia Grant, Maleec Denham, and Matthew Green in cleaning up debris from the Hellshire Bay Beach in St Catherine on Saturday. The Urban Development Corporation partnered with NEPA to spearhead clean-up activities in celebration of International Coastal Clean-Up Day through its Natural Resources Management and Environmental Planning Department. The project which saw approximately 440 volunteers turning out was aimed at reducing ocean pollution and minimising environmental degradation.

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