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CCJ president urges Caribbean to stand up for pride and dignity

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Aug 3, CMC – The President of the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Sir Dennis Byron, says the recent decision by Britain to vote to leave the 43-year-old European Union demonstrates that the Caribbean society “is not alone in addressing issues of sovereignty and integration”.
  • Published in CARICOM

CCJ increases court award to cyclist

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Jul 30, CMC – The Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has dismissed the appeal by the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GUYSUCO) and increased the award for damages for personal injuries to a cyclist.
  • Published in Justice

CCJ to implement measures to reduce paper

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Jul. 17 CMC – President of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) Sir Charles Dennis Byron informed participants of the Hague Convention Conference that the CCJ is in the final stages of developing programmes that would reduce the use of paper in judicial processes throughout the region.
  • Published in CARICOM

Sacked radio station manager granted leave to go to CCJ

ROSEAU, Dominica, Jul. 4, CMC – The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) has granted leave for Mariette Warrington, the former general manager of the Dominica Broadcasting Corporation (DBC) to head to the Trinidad based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), to appeal her dismissal.

Grenada Parliament gives nod to CCJ

ST.GEORGE’S, Grenada, Jun 21, CMC – The Grenada Parliament Tuesday approved legislation for the island to replace the London-based privy Council with the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as its final court.
  • Published in CARICOM

CCJ dismisses J'can gay rights activist’s case

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, June 11, 2016 -  CCJ,  – Jamaican gay rights activist, attorney-at-law Maurice Tomlinson yesterday lost his appeal before the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) in which he was arguing that the immigration laws of Belize and Trinidad and Tobago on the entry of homosexuals are inconsistent with the free movement policies set out by the Caribbean Community (Caricom).
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