Tag: North-South Highway

6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 22, 2016

Gays Welcome! We Celebrate You, Not Your Lifestyle – Pastors Offer Transformation. Some local pastors are standing on holy ground on the hot topic of same sex unions, making it clear that all are welcomed to their churches, but not their

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 24, 2016

Motorists Get Temporary Discount On New Highway. Motorists using the North-South Link of Highway 2000, which reopened at midnight, will pay a 25 per cent discount on the proposed toll rates outlined in press advertisements on Wednesday, March 16 – a

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 22, 2016

Access Denied – Residents Climb 48 Steps Daily And Into Danger’s Path. The newly reconfigured road network leading from Mandela Highway into the communities of Caymanas Country Club Estate, Caymanas Bay, and Caymanas Glade in St Catherine has made it difficult

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 15, 2016

Burchell Whiteman Disappointed With High-Stakes, Stressful GSAT…Reflects On 17 Years Of The Exam. The educator who led the Ministry of Education when the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) was first administered in 1999 says that he is disappointed that it has

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 14, 2015

Another Toll Hike – Massive Rate Increase Planned For North-South Link. The Government has revealed an intention to increase toll rates on the North-South Highway, at the Mount Rosser toll plaza, by as much as 80 per cent… Read more at

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 11, 2015

Munroe Wants Outside Help To Nail Tax Dodgers. Executive Director of the National Integrity Action (NIA), Professor Trevor Munroe, has called on Jamaica’s international development partners to pressure the Government into passing tough laws to crack down on large companies that

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#diGoftheday – Chinese Wants Lands Next to Dunn’s River

  Hey diGgers Have you had a chance to catch up on local news for today via The Gleaner ? Be sure not to miss this story ‘Chinese Want Lands Next To Dunn’s River’. Where China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) has submitted a

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INFOGRAPHIC – A Quick Guide To The Mt. Rosser Bypass: Highway 2000

The North-South leg of Highway 2000 was officially opened on Monday, August 4. Those who regularly travel between Kingston and Ocho Rios are rejoicing as they now have to option to bypass the winding Mt Rosser terrain, saving time and

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 5, 2014

MOCA ‘Conflict’. The parliamentary Opposition is supporting the merged intelligence entity announced by National Security Minister Peter Bunting, but has raised concern that the reporting mechanisms for the newly formed police agency could breach the law… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com North-South

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 19, 2014

Hylton Walks: Attorney Withdraws From Tivoli Commission Amid Heat Over Appointment. Weeks of wrangling over the appointment of Velma Hylton to the commission of enquiry into the May 2010 police-military operation in Tivoli Gardens have ended with the attorney-at-law recusing herself…

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