JNHT working towards reopening Blue Lagoon in shortest possible time

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In my last post, I wrote about the protests at Blue Lagoon in Portland today; the dust-laden chaos that prevails over the area due to road works; and most importantly, about the lack of information on the Blue Lagoon’s fate, since its closure last August. As it was declared a National Monument in 2018, this beautiful place, which is surrounded by privately owned land, has become the responsibility of the Jamaica National Heritage Trust (JNHT). It is now guarded by private security guards (not, as the Mayor attested in a radio interview yesterday, paid for by the Portland Municipal Corporation).

The headquarters of the Jamaica National Heritage Trust (JNHT), a government agency, on Duke Street in downtown Kingston. (My photo)

Here is the JNHT’s press release, responding to the protests and the long press release that I shared in full in my previous post… Somehow, I think the JNHT…

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