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Commuters complain about dust nuisance in Ocho Rios

Published:Thursday | December 1, 2022 | 1:59 PM
Workmen undertaking repairs to Main Street in Ocho Rios, St Ann on December 1, 2022.

Commuters traversing Main Street in Ocho Rios, St Ann today complained about a dust nuisance created by road works.

Both tourists and Jamaicans alike had to take evasive action as the wind sent dust all over.

"Dis ting fi duh a night!" a man exclaimed.

"Look pon tourist pon di road and dem a do dis now!" he continued.

A cruise ship docked in Ocho Rios today.

"Of all the days them choose today, big, big Thursday with all this dust. And some people have allergies. It's ridiculous," said a woman.

For several weeks, workmen have been undertaking repairs to roads in Ocho Rios.

- Carl Gilchrist

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