Residents of Fairy Hill, Portland Protest lack of Water; Dust Nuisance


Scores of commuters including school children have been left stranded as residents of Fairy Hill, Portland mounted a roadblock in the vicinity of Pionciana Park this morning.

The residents are protesting the dust nuisance caused by works on the southern coastal highway improvement project in the eastern section of the parish.

They say the dust is unbearable and has resulted in people becoming sick.

Residents have downed trees and other debris to block the main road which connects Port Antonio to areas including Boston, Long Bay and Machioneal.