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elec.1282401049W51bq0This article underlines the connection between unemployment and the difficulties of maintaining access to everyday necessities, including electricity, in Jamaica. One of the many reasons to find affordable clean energy alternatives in the Caribbean.

Several Steer Town residents, who had illegally connected wires to the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) power lines, are maintaining that they had no choice but to the steal the electricity as many in the community are unemployed. “We can’t get no jobs. If you apply, as dem see yuh address dem nah hire you,” complained Natesha Matthews, following an operation by JPS in the community yesterday to remove hundreds of illegal connections.

Matthews, who was close to tears as she spoke with the Jamaica Observer, said securing jobs was particularly a challenge for persons living in the “Gaza” section of Steer Town. “The solution to the problem is to provide jobs. If we nuh get nuh…

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