LAND MATTER APPEAL FROM DOMINICA DISMISSED BY THE CCJ

Port of Spain, Trinidad. The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) today dismissed an appeal in the matter of Gloria Shillingford v. Angel Andrew. Mr. Andrew had given Ms. Shillingford, his sister, power of attorney to sell property belonging to him. However, Mr.…

CCJ RULES LAND TITLES ARE FRAUDULENT

Port of Spain, Trinidad. In the case of Chandra Ramotar Singh v Bhagwantlall Mossai and Alvin Alves, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) today held that two land titles obtained by Mr. Bhagwantlall Mossai and Mr. Alvin Alves should be canceled because…

CCJ Issues Record Number Of Judgments In 2018

Port of Spain, Trinidad. During 2018, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) issued 34 judgments and reasons for decisions, its highest number of judgments delivered in a calendar year since it began its operations in 2005. Throughout that period, the CCJ also…

Warrington Wins In Employment Contract Dispute At The CCJ

n addition to the damages of $52,300, Ms. Warrington was awarded costs at the CCJ, in the sum of EC$37,800, and prescribed costs in the High Court and Court of Appeal.

CCJ Declares Guyana’s “Cross Dressing” Law Unconstitutional

Port of Spain, Trinidad. The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) ruled that a law in Guyana, which makes it a criminal offence for a man or a woman to appear in a public place while dressed in clothing of the opposite sex…

CCJ Remains Committed To The Region

Port of Spain, Trinidad. Both Grenada and Antigua and Barbuda voted against the move to have the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as their highest appellate court in separate referenda held yesterday. President of the CCJ, the Hon. Mr. Justice Adrian Saunders…

Caribbean Court Of Justice Orders The Release Of Japhet Bennett

Port of Spain, Trinidad. In the case of Japhet Bennett v The Queen, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) today overturned the conviction of Mr. Japhet Bennett. Mr. Bennett had been found guilty of the 2009 murder of Mr. Ellis Meighan Sr.…

CCJ Rules Against Titans Million Dollar Claim

Port of Spain, Trinidad. The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) today dismissed a claim by Titan International Securities Inc (Titan) for USD$4,460,000 in losses as a result of a search and seizure operation conducted at its offices in September 2014. The Court…

The CCJ Orders Refund Of Taxes To Tour Operators

Port of Spain, Trinidad. In the case of Cruise Solutions Ltd and Discovery Expeditions Ltd v The Commissioner of General Sales Tax and the Attorney General of Belize, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) today held that two companies were entitled to…

Barbados Sexual Harassment Prevention Act 2017

Sexual harassment is a cancer that destroys relationship and workplaces … so says Dr. Paul Quantock Chairman of the Caribbean Training and Research Group (CARI-TaRG) – an international UK based Research Group.  Following the passing into law of The Employment Sexual Harassment…