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CARICOM | Justice Adrian Saunders sworn in as new CCJ President

MONTEGO BAY , Jamaica  July 4, 2018 - The Caribbean Court of Justice’s (CCJ) newest president, Justice Adrian Saunders was sworn in today by Governor General of Jamaica, Sir Patrick Allen in Montego Bay, Jamaica. He is the first president to have been legally trained in the Caribbean.
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CCJ Integral to the effective functioning of CARICOM - PM Holness

MONTEGO BAY, July 4, 2018 - While not indicating when Jamaica will join the CCJ in its appellate jurisdiction, Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he is of the firm belief that the Caribbean Court of Justice is integral to the effective functioning of the Caribbean Community, CARICOM.
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BARBADOS | PM Stuart likens CCJ to politicians wearing robes

BRIDGETOWN, May 21, 2018 — Prime Minister Fruendel Stuart is not happy with the decisions coming from the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), and has told party faithfuls that if his Democratic Labour Party (DLP) is re-elected in Thursday's general election, his administration will leave the CCJ in its appellate jurisdiction.

TRINIDAD | Rape victims treated like criminals

RAPE victims have complained of being re-traumatised during the encounters with police who do not believe them, insensitive doctors who examine them and defence attorneys who ask humiliating questions, reported Rape Crisis Society management member Marian Taylor.

Opposition has three months to rethink their position on CCJ

KINGSTON, Jamaica, January 22, 2015 - Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has told members of the Opposition JLP in the house, that they have three months in which to rethink their position on whether they will support the Bills making the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) the final court of appeal for Jamaica.
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