KINGSTON, March 23, 2022 - The People’s National Party Youth Organisation (PNPYO) has welcomed the news coming from both Government and Opposition that plans are moving ahead to make Jamaica a Republic.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 9, 2022 - Opposition Spokesman on National Security Peter Bunting, says he has given instructions to his attorneys to take note of media reports in relation to the Integrity Commission’s Special Report of Investigation into Allegations Concerning Acts of Impropriety, Irregularity and Corruption in the Issuance of Firearm User Licences to Persons of ‘Questionable Character’, as well as the Report itself, with a view to taking legal action if necessary.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, March 9, 2022 - Guyana on Tuesday submitted its memorial on the merits of its case against Venezuela in relation to the ongoing border dispute which is before the International Court of Justice.
President Joe Biden made good on his promise to nominate the first Black female justice to the Supreme Court when he announced that Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson was his choice on Feb. 25, 2022. Jackson is currently a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, where she was one of President Biden’s first judicial nominees. We asked Alexis Karteron, director of the Constitutional Rights Clinic at Rutgers University Law School and a former senior attorney at the New York Civil Liberties Union, to give us her impressions of the nomination.
KINGSTON, February 16, 2022 - Family members of former Haitian senator Jean Joël Joseph, a prime suspect in last year's assassination of Hatian President Jovenel Moïse, are seeking asylum in Jamaica.
LONDON, England, February 3, 2022 - AN ecclesiastical court hearing, set up to determine whether a monument to a slave trade investor should be removed from the chapel at Cambridge University’s Jesus College, was on Wednesday asked to consider ‘where in the Bible slavery is condemned’.
LONDON, England, February 2, 2022 - Today marked the first of three days of hearing by a consistory court in relation to the application for the removal of a memorial to one of the benefactors of Jesus College, Tobias Rustat which is prominently mounted on a wall in the chapel of the Cambridge University College.
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, January 31, 2022 - The Diocese of Ely will meet as an ecclesiastical court on Wednesday February 2, to deliberate whether a memorial located in the Jesus college Chapel of University of Cambridge, in honour of its most significant benefactor, Tobias Rustat, should be removed as a result of his links to the infamous Transatlantic Slave Trade.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, January 27, 2022 - The P.J. Patterson Centre for African-Caribbean Advocacy is throwing its full weight behind the decades-old campaign for the posthumous exoneration of Rt. Excellent Marcus Mosiah Garvey with letters to President Biden from CARICOM Heads and public petitions from member states.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, January 18, 2022 - The Guyana Court of Appeal on Tuesday granted leave to the People’s Progressive Party to appeal its December 21, 2021 ruling that it has jurisdiction to hear and proceed with the Election Petition 99 of 2020, which was thrown out by Chief Justice Roxanne George for late service to former President David Granger.