MP: Let motorists pay for damage on roads

Observer on November 30th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

THE issue of motorists being forced to pay for the destruction of road furniture when they are at fault for crashes, has again come to the fore, with St James Central Member of Parliament Heroy Clarke calling for legislation to hold persons liable.

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Squatter wins

Observer on November 30th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has quashed the decision of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) that gave away the rights of a person who had occupied a piece of land for more than 12 years in Dominica.David George had appealed the ruling of the ECSC and the Dominica High Court that he was not entitled to be on the land owned by Albert Guye, which he had occupied for more than 12 years.

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Caribbean warned to brace for continued drier-than-normal-pattern next year

Observer on November 30th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — A regional forecaster says the 2020 dry season is not expected to be as dry as this year, but has warned that the effects of the drier-than-normal 2019 raining season will continue into the new year.

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‘Senate bully’

Observer on November 30th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

THE debate on amendments to two anti-terrorism Bills in the Senate yesterday descended into a noisy interlude, during which the issue of who is a “bully” in the Senate was raised.The noisy exchange followed a response from the Opposition benches by Senator Lambert Brown to the opening arguments raised by Leader of Government Business Senator Kamina Johnson Smith.

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Black Friday frenzy goes global but not everyone’s happy

Observer on November 30th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

PARIS, France (AP) — People don’t celebrate Thanksgiving in France, or Russia, or South Africa – but they do shop on Black Friday.The US sales phenomenon has spread to retailers across the world in recent years with such force that it’s prompting a backlash from some activists, politicians and even consumers.

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Transitional living complex for wards leaving State care

Observer on November 30th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

FORTY females set to exit State care should shortly get their first taste of independent living when they settle into a new transitional living complex in the Corporate Area.

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Bamboo Police Station is the winner

Observer on November 30th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

BAMBOO Police Station in St Ann walked away as the champion of the inaugural Police (Civilian Oversight) Authority (PCOA) ‘Transforming Our Police Service’ (TOPS) Competition.Bamboo topped 31 police stations in the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) Area 2 – St Mary, St Ann and Portland – pilot initiative that began on September 16 and ended October 31.

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Constipation in breastfeeding babies: What to know

Medical on November 30th, 2019 | File Under Women's Health -

Constipation is very uncommon in breastfed babies, but it does sometimes happen. Learn about the causes and treatment of constipation in breastfed babies here.

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#15STRONG: Celebrating 15 Years of

Observer on November 30th, 2019 | File Under Lifestyle -

O n Tuesday, November 19, the Digicel Jamaica Foundation commemorated its 15th anniversary by awarding 15 community groups — one from each of Jamaica’s 14 parishes plus one ‘brawta’ — J$2 million dollars each. The celebration and awards ceremony, which took place at the telecoms giant’s headquarters on Ocean Boulevard in downtown Kingston, heavily emphasised the role of community groups in the development of Jamaica.

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Ready, Set, Face Forward Part 2

Observer on November 30th, 2019 | File Under Lifestyle -

Ready, Set, GO! Your Under The Dryer team continues its festive countdown with two more looks for the holiday season. Where: Face Forward, The Orchid Village, Shop 19A, 20 Barbican Road, Kingston 6With: Sharon Wint-LevyFace Forward Models: Rashida Coke and Kalissa Grant Look # 1Under the MistletoeModel: Rashida CokeMake-up artist: Sharon Wint-Levy

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