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


Jamaica take 2-0 halftime lead

Jamaica Observer

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 | 7:09 PM    

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Kingston, Jamaica — Two first half strikes from Demar Phillips and Nyron Nosworthy handed the Reggae Boyz a 2-0 first half lead at the National Stadium to revive their hopes of qualifying for the CONCACAF hexagonal round of six.

The Boyz were all over their opponents and are playing with a fixity of purpose as they make a last-gasp attempt to save their 2014 World Cup qualifying hopes.

The Boyz fortunes have been furthered bolstered with news that the USA have a 3-1 lead over Guatemala.





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