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A prophetic parish – the voice of the forgotten COVID-19 children

By Fr Donald Chambers

In recently published articles in a Jamaican newspaper, there was a testimony and some statistics suggesting that Caribbean societies risk forgetting its most vulnerable—the COVID-19 children.

One article noted that only 45 per cent of the student population of an inner-city secondary school registered for the new academic year. The article also quoted a teacher who stated, “One parent told me she can’t give the child her phone because she has to use it to sell Cash Pot (lottery).”

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