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Mails For Jamaica

Volume 437: debated on Wednesday 21 May 1947

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asked the Postmaster-General why it is that ordinary mails, including newspapers, to Jamaica are taking about six weeks.

Surface mails for Jamaica are despatched every few days, and generally reach Kingston in two to four weeks. I regret, however, that owing to unforeseen delays en route, two fairly recent mails took as long as 34 days.