Amidst ganja reform, concerns about growers

Tuesday, November, 20 2018    

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) — The St Vincent and the Grenadines Parliament is expected to approve, on Thursday, laws establishing a medical marijuana industry in the country. Read More

World Toilet Day highlights global sanitation crisis

Tuesday, November, 20 2018    

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Poor countries around the world are facing a dangerous shortage of toilets that puts millions of live at risk, according to campaigners marking World Toilet Day by urging governments and businesses to invest more in sanitation. Read More

Several killed as protesters demand resignation of President Moise

Tuesday, November, 20 2018    

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) —At least six people were killed and several others injured as o pposition demonstrators took to the streets on Sunday demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moise and a full investigation into the use of the... Read More

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Tuesday, November, 20 2018    

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, November 20, 2018: This year doors open much more easily for you. You appear to be more secure than you have been in years. You wonder what could be happening that encourages this sense of well-being. Just enjoy your present state. If you are single, you... Read More

ONLINE READERS COMMENT: Data absent from the abortion debate

Tuesday, November, 20 2018    

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B'dos announces tax breaks for businesses

Tuesday, November, 20 2018    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The Barbados Government today announced plans to provide a hefty reduction in corporation taxes for businesses and urged them to share the benefits with citizens. Read More

Antidepressant use rose after Brexit vote, data shows

Tuesday, November, 20 2018    

PARIS, France (AFP) — Antidepressant use in England rose significantly compared to other prescription drugs in the wake of Britain's decision in 2016 to exit the European Union, according to new research released on Wednesday. Read More

JMEA head urges local manufacturers to explore markets in Haiti

Tuesday, November, 20 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters' Association (JMEA) President, Metry Seaga, is encouraging local manufacturers and exporters to explore untapped markets that exist in neighbouring Haiti. Read More

Chuck says Supreme Court still a far way from reducing cases satisfactorily

Tuesday, November, 20 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Justice, Delroy Chuck, says that although there has been some improvement in reducing the backlog of cases in the Supreme Court between April and July, there is still a far way to go. Read More

Grange offers to help Jamaican men perform as fathers

Tuesday, November, 20 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, says her ministry is committed to giving Jamaican men the requisite support to perform their role as fathers. Read More

TEF gives $350m for small and medium tourism enterprises

Tuesday, November, 20 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says his ministry is committed to driving the capacity of Small and Medium Tourism Enterprises (SMTEs) that provide goods and services within the tourism sector. Read More

O-Wrap: 2 taxi drivers amass over 1,500 tickets... Taxi protests until Friday... Police seek power to access phone data

Tuesday, November, 20 2018    

In case you missed it, here are OBSERVER ONLINE's top 10 stories for today: Read More

White House working as Saudi prince's PR firm — senator

Tuesday, November, 20 2018    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Republican US Senator Bob Corker slammed Donald Trump's statement of support for Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, saying the White House is effectively conducting public relations for Riyadh's crown prince. Read More

Commenting on Chucky's conviction would be inappropriate, says Commissioner

Tuesday, November, 20 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Commissioner of Police Major General Antony Anderson, in responding to calls for a comment on the conviction of Constable Collis 'Chucky' Brown on murder charges, says he cannot at this time comment as there are other matters in court connected to the... Read More

Ardenne, Campion, Immaculate and Knox in UTech Math Quiz Competition semi-final

Tuesday, November, 20 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Ardenne High, Campion College, Immaculate Conception High and Knox College have advanced to the semi-final of the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) annual Mathematics Quiz Competition to be held on Saturday, November 24. Read More



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