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

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Expendables 2 brawls to top

Monday, August 20, 2012    

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LOS ANGELES, USA (AP) — Sylvester Stallone and his beefy buddies have muscled their way to the top of the weekend box office.

Stallone’s action hero round up The Expendables 2 debuted at No 1 with US$28.8 million, according to studio estimates yesterday. That’s down from the US$34.8 million start for The Expendables two years ago.

The Lionsgate sequel elbowed out another action tale as Universal’s The Bourne Legacy fell to Number 2 in its second weekend with US$17 million. That was a steep 55 per cent drop from its US$38.1 million opening weekend, though the movie’s domestic total climbed to a solid US$69.6 million.

Three other wide releases opened to modest business.

Focus Features’ animated comedy ParaNorman, about a boy leading the fight against zombies that rise from the grave, was No 3 with US$14 million.

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