Jamaica’s Goat Islands in the News

The Goat Islands and two fish sanctuaries in the Portland Bight Protected Area may be destroyed to make way for a mega trans-shipment port, proposed by the international contractor China Harbour Engineering Company. ELAW partners at the Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) have been speaking out to challenge this short-sighted project:

September 18, 2013
Statement by the Jamaica Environment Trust

August 28, 2013
All Angles TV: Special report on the fate of the Goat Islands
(Find ELAW partner Diana McCaulay at 11:19)

Jamaica Observer: Six Reasons Against Port on Goat Islands

August 23, 2013
Jamaica Gleaner: Jet Butts Hub Plan