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


Kartel’s ganja case postponed

By TANESHA MUNDLE Observer staff reporter

Thursday, March 15, 2012 | 2:20 PM    

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THE marijuana trial of popular dancehall entertainer Adijah 'Vybz Kartel' Palmer has been postponed until March 21.

The case was to be mentioned yesterday inside the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court, but was put off.

This was the second time this case was being postponed.

Kartel is scheduled to appear in the Home Circuit Court on that same day to answer to charges in relation to the August 26, 2011 murder of Clive 'Lizard' Williams.



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