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Things to fix in the new year

Published:Monday | January 5, 2015 | 1:00 AM
Millicent Jones walks by the damaged roadway on Padia Avenue in Patrick City, St Andrew, on Saturday.-Jermaine Barnaby/Photographer
Pieces of board used to warn oncoming motorists about a hole along Slipe Road in St Andrew.
A pedestrian shows the depth of a pothole on a damaged section of Burry Road in Kingston on Saturday.
A large pile of plastic bottles and other debris in a gully running towards Tivoli Gardens along Industrial Terrace in Kingston, which was in urgent need of cleaning.
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Jamaica has entered a new year with many of the same old problems related to maintenance of the islands infrastructure. In some cases, citizens would do well to make resolutions to stop dumping their garbage where it should not go while, in other cases, the State should consider increasing the safety of motorists and pedestrians by fixing dangerous potholes.