Near stillness in Half-Way Tree as ‘no movement’ days start | News

Simone Morgan-Lindo

STAR Writer

“Miss, dem say is no movement day, suh mi sit down here suh and naah move,” a homeless man said as he sat on the piazza of a business place in Half-Way Tree, St Andrew, observing the near stillness around him.

The normally bustling town — which even has a strong pulse on Sundays –is expectedly quiet due to a national lockdown being in effect. Except for a few state-owned Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) buses, there was no sign of public transportation in this nerve centre. The few vehicles that were spotted on the roadway