Roads in ruins : Bloxburgh dying slowly as roads disappear

February 24, 2017
Bloxburgh in East Rural St Andrew have some of the worst roads in Jamaica.
Bloxburgh in East Rural St Andrew have some of the worst roads in Jamaica.
Bloxburgh in East Rural St Andrew have some of the worst roads in Jamaica.
Bloxburgh in East Rural St Andrew have some of the worst roads in Jamaica.
Haldorine Morris
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WHO IS RESPONSIBLE?

Juliet Holness, the Member of Parliament and Celia James, councillor for the Dallas Division.

Both persons are first time representatives, Holness being a parliamentarian for one year and James a councillor for three months.

 

WHAT IS GOING TO BE DONE?

"We a plan to bush it out and fix it. ... Me always a talk up fi me area so if yuh put it in the pape maybe the mayor will see it and do something fi me," James said.  

 

Haldorine Morris (resident) - "Even though we are a small community,we matter too. It look bad fi know say  the Prime Minister wife is the MP, and from she win she don't come back a Bloxburgh come look on us. It look like we a we own government up here."

 

ABOUT BLOXBURGH

It is a small farming community of over a hundred residents located high in in the hills of East Rural St Andrew, where Prime Minister Andrew Holness's wife, Juliet, is the Member of Parliament.  The residents boast that their high altitude and rich soils enable them to produce some of the best coffee in Jamaica. They are also proud of their breathtaking views of the Blue Mountains and the south eastern sea shores. 

 

DID YOU KNOW

Jamaica is known to have one of the highest road densities in the world, having 5,286 kilometers of main roads and 9,962 kilometers of parochial road network.

 

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