Hon. Assamba once again gives praise to those who assisted Jamaica

27th Sep 2004

The Hon. Aloun
N’Dombet-Assamba, Jamaica’s Minister of Industry and Tourism, says that recovery efforts are
moving forward towards restoring life back to normal in Jamaica. She expresses her
thanks and gratitude to fellow Jamaicans and visitors who continue to demonstrate
courage, cooperation, and faith during the recovery process.
The following update reflects all confirmed information the Jamaica Tourist Board
has received regarding infrastructure, airlines, seaports, resort regions and hotel

Overall Assessment:

The majority of roads are opened. Water, electricity and communication services have
been restored to a significant portion of the country. Many hotels reported limited
or no structural damage. Programs are underway to clean up debris and restore

Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay and the Norman Manley International
Airport in Kingston are open and fully operational.

Ports are operational and accepting ships.



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