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Tour of ‘horror’

Sheria Brathwaite, sheriabrathwaite@nationnews.com

Added 19 April 2019

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Leader of the Opposition Bishop Joseph Atherley (left) talking with John Harewood (right) as his Shadow Minister of Health, Wellness Services Development and Environment Paul Gibson (second left) and Marva Riley (second right)look on. (Picture by Lennox Devonish.)

HORRIFIED.

That is how a grim-faced Leader of the Opposition, Bishop Joseph Atherley, described the transportation system and conditions in the bus terminals.

Shaking his head in disgust at what he had seen in his two-hour tour of the Constitution River and Fairchild Street bus terminals yesterday, Atherley said: “I am not pleased by what I saw here today. Actually, it really represents a horror story.”

“I knew that things were very bad but it is even worse than I had imagined. Taking into account the stories I heard from commuters, people are seriously dislocated and inconvenienced in the absence of transportation.” Atherley, accompanied by members of his shadow cabinet, said the transportation system desperately needed revamping, adding that Government’s current policies were ad hoc. (SB)

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