Have you ever wondered when traffic lights were introduced in Jamaica? Oh well, if you haven’t, I’m wondering – and found out – for the both of us! Here is a brief look at the evolution of Kingston’s traffic management regulations since the 1930s, ending with the introduction of traffic lights in the City.
he Jamaica Public Service (JPS), Jamaica’s sole distributor of the treasured electrical power needed to run almost everything in our lives, has been in the news quite a bit of late. And no wonder. Business owners like Anna Chin, the proprietor of the popular Jo Jo’s Farm Market on Waterloo Road in Kingston, are finding it extremely difficult to keep their businesses afloat due to crippling electricity costs. So, what was the cost of electricity back then? There’s no way we can compare then and now but I was curious to know what obtained back then.
… on Clifton Brown’s first television interview during the 7:00 p.m. news on Television Jamaica (TVJ) on June 10, 2011, he declares “Nobody Canna Cross It!” From a local television news item to finally reaching the international stage in less than a week… our forefathers could never have imagined such a feat in their days!