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


Jamaica post 38-1

BY SANJAY MYERS Observer staff reporter

Friday, March 30, 2012 | 11:34 AM    

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DEFENDING champions Jamaica won the toss and opted to take first strike on the opening day of the semi-final match of the regional four-day tournament against Guyana at Sabina Park.

After 12 overs Jamaica are 38-1.

Brenton Parchment is on 19, while his partner Donovan Pagon is on six.

Opener Xavier Marshall was bowled off an under-edge for nine by seamer Ransford Beaton.


Ja XI- Tamar Lambert (capt), Brenton Parchment, Xavier Marshall, Donovan Pagon, Jermaine Blackwood, David Bernard, Horace Miller, Nikita Miller, Andrew Richardson, Odean Brown, Sheldon Cotterell.

Guyana XI- Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Leon Johnson, Trevon Griffiths, Assad Fudadin, Narsingh Deonarine, Chanderpaul Hemraj, Derwin Christian, Devendra Bishoo, Ransford Beaton, Veerasammy Permaul, Brandon Bess.



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