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Christmas supply of tubers, meat sufficient, says Green

AGRICULTURE and Fisheries Minister Floyd Green is assuring the country that the food supply chain for the Christmas period remains stable, though challenges abound with crops of vegetable that were severely impacted by recent heavy rains. Read More

Belfield police assist students with Internet access
COPS at Belfield Police Station in St Mary are responding to the needs of students in their tight-knit, rural community who have been hindered by a lack of Internet access in the area.... Read More

Diego Maradona — a life in 10 key dates
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AFP) — From his birth in 1960 to Argentina's World Cup triumph in 1986 and his positive drug test at the 1994 finals, here are 10 key dates in the colourful life of Diego Maradona, who died yesterday aged 60:... Read More

Slippery slope
CLOVENA Harris is a mother in need of a house.... Read More


Thursday, November, 26 2020    

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AFP) — Diego Maradona, one of the greatest footballers of all time, died yesterday at the age of 60, plunging the sport and his native Argentina into mourning. Read More

Children's rights being violated amid COVID-19, says UWI professor

BY ALICIA DUNKLEY-WILLIS Senior staff reporter dunkleywillisa@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, November, 26 2020    

A university professor is calling for an urgent analysis of the effects of the novel coronavirus pandemic on the quality of education children are receiving, saying already a number of their rights under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child have been... Read More

Too many dangers in leaving children unattended, parenting commission warns

BY ALPHEA SAUNDERS Senior staff reporter saundersa@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, November, 26 2020    

PARENTS are being cautioned against leaving underage children at home unattended during online classes, while they go to work or to handle other business. Read More

Murals give new life to Water Lane

Thursday, November, 26 2020    

The once grimy Water Lane in downtown Kingston came alive yesterday with the official launch of 10 newly created murals. Read More


Thursday, November, 26 2020    

For New Yorkers Edward and Paula Baldrian, their happy place is somewhere in the Caribbean, under the roof of a Sandals Resort and amongst the staff members who they call family. Read More

This Day In History - November 26

Thursday, November, 26 2020    

Today is the 331st day of 2020. There are 35 days left in the year.TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT1789: A day of Thanksgiving is set aside by US President George Washington to observe the adoption of America's Constitution. Read More

Commissioner calls on entertainers for support

Thursday, November, 26 2020    

Commissioner of Police Major General Antony Anderson has urged members of the entertainment community to partner with the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) in the fight against crime. Read More

Gov't spends $1.5b on tablets programmes

Thursday, November, 26 2020    

Minister of Science, Energy and Technology Daryl Vaz says the Government has spent $1.5 billion to provide tablets to students and teachers under the Tablets in Schools and Tablet for Teachers programmes. Read More

Today's Horoscope - November 26

Thursday, November, 26 2020    

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, November 26, 2020: Read More

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, reveals she had miscarriage in the summer

Thursday, November, 26 2020    

LONDON (AP) — The Duchess of Sussex has revealed that she had a miscarriage in July, giving a personal account of the traumatic experience in hope of helping others. Read More

Advocacy in text

Thursday, November, 26 2020    

Noted academic and social commentator Dr Canute Thompson yesterday had a virtual launch event of his sixth book, Education and Development: Policy Imperatives for Jamaica and the Caribbean. Read More


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