Tag Archives: Caribbean Court of Justice

Cameras Inside Caribbean Courts – If Only!

The United Kingdom continues to modernise its structures and functions. Would that we were doing likewise! Cameras are now allowed inside the UK Court of Appeal, and proceedings are being broadcast live. For the past two years, proceedings in the Supreme Court, … Continue reading

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Five Takeaways from the Shanique Myrie Case

  As most people in the Caribbean know by now, the Caribbean Court of Justice has ruled that the state of Barbados breached the right of entry of Shanique Myrie, a Jamaican (and CARICOM) national, when she tried to visit … Continue reading

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Gay Rights Activist Seeks to Challenge Belize and T&T Laws

Attorney-at-law and gay rights advocate Maurice Tomlinson has applied to the Caribbean Court of Justice, for special leave to take legal action against Belize and Trinidad and Tobago. Tomlinson has already sued TV stations TVJ, CVM and PBCJ in Jamaica … Continue reading

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Jamaican Leg of Shanique Myrie Case Ends – Points to Note

  The Caribbean Court of Justice sat in Jamaica for three days from March 4 – 6, 2013 to take the evidence of Jamaican witnesses in the Shanique Myrie case. Myrie claims to have been discriminated against by the government … Continue reading

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Day One of the Shanique Myrie Case

Opening Submissions The Caribbean Court of Justice on March 4, 2013 began hearing the case of Shanique Myrie, a Jamaican woman who alleges that she was unlawfully denied entry to Barbados on March 14, 2011, because of her nationality and … Continue reading

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Caribbean Court of Justice Sitting in Jamaica – Significant

  The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) is sitting from March 4-8, 2013 for the first time at the Jamaica Conference Centre  in Kingston, Jamaica, as it hears a case brought by a Jamaican, Shanique Myrie, against the state of … Continue reading

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PNP’s Posturing on the CCJ Unhelpful

Today I’m blogging over at http://www.rjrnewsonline.com. I did a follow-up to my first piece on Jamaica and the Caribbean Court of Justice, where I had said that Jamaica is in limbo on the issue. Today I’m saying that the PNP’s posturing on … Continue reading

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