“Global care crisis” set to affect 2.3 billion people warns UN Labour agency

A “global care crisis” is looming which could affect 2.3 billion people by 2030, United Nations work experts warned on Thursday, highlighting the potential for greater inequality in a sector where women already perform “more than three-quarters” of all unpaid work. In…

CCJ Strikes Mandatory Death Penalty In Barbados

Port of Spain, Trinidad. Judgments were delivered by the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) in a pair of unrelated death penalty cases from Barbados. The cases, Jabari Sensimania Nervais v The Queen and Dwayne Omar Severin v The Queen, were consolidated because…

CCJ Rules Two Terms Only For Presidents Guyana

Port of Spain, Trinidad. In the case of the Attorney General of Guyana v Cedric Richardson, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) ruled that an amendment, that barred Presidents of the Republic of Guyana from serving more than two terms in office,…

Dominica Opposition Leader Denver Donors

The Leader of the Parliamentary Opposition in the Commonwealth of Dominica, Hon. Lennox Linton is visiting disaster relief contributors here to thank them for assisting the 750 sq. km Caribbean nation following the devastating passage of Hurricane Maria last September. The category…

CCJ affirms professor Ventoses Right to vote in Barbados

Port of Spain, Trinidad: The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) today ordered that St. Lucian, Professor Eddy Ventose, is to be added to the register of voters in Barbados. The Court declared that it was satisfied that the legal and regulatory conditions for…

CCJ restores jury verdict Lusignan Massacre trial

Port of Spain, Trinidad: The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) today restored the 2013 acquittals of Mr. James Hyles and Mr. Mark Williams for their alleged involvement in what has been dubbed the ‘Lusignan Massacre’, despite substantial procedural errors at trial. On 6…

CCJ reduces manslaughter sentence for Persaud

Port of Spain, Trinidad: The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) in the case of Teerath Persaud v The Queen, today ordered that Mr. Teerath Persaud’s manslaughter sentence be reduced from 25 years to 18 years. With a discount for time already spent in…

11 Organizations Co-sign Letter To UNEP Regarding The Recent Transfer Of Extremely Rare Birds From Dominica To Germany

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Sandy Lane Hotel Case Sent Back To Court Of Appeal

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) today ordered that a case concerning the firing of three employees of Sandy Lane Co. Ltd be returned to the Barbados Court of Appeal for an expedited hearing. The CCJ noted that it had no jurisdiction…

Belize Govt Succeeds Securing Interest Rate Bz36m Award

Port of Spain, Trinidad: The Attorney General of Belize has succeeded before the CCJ in his application to reduce the interest rate contained in a certificate issued by the Court. The certificate was made following an arbitral award made against the Government.…