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Fix south Manchester roads

Published:Wednesday | August 12, 2020 | 12:22 AM

THE EDITOR, Madam:

As Jamaica looks towards the holding of another general election, I write seeking the attention of those who can make a difference in the lives of the people of south Manchester, to help us with the road leading from Restore through Pusey Hill down to St Jago. It is in the most deplorable condition.

Bosue Lane appears to be affected by the bauxite mining operations, and even the loaded market trucks from St Elizabeth encounter great difficulty navigating their way through the area. It is dangerous, and it would be regrettable if residents experience accidents.

My husband contacted the member of parliament, Michael Stewart, several times, and even attended a community meeting at Cross Keys, only to be told that no money was allocated for the work. It’s as if neither the local municipality nor the Government cares about the taxpayers of south Manchester. Our people are often victims of empty promises. We cannot wait another 10 years to get our roads repaired.

CLAUDETT ALLEN-MITCHELL