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  • Photo of Statement by the Chairman of the  Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Dr. The Honourable Ralph Gonsalves, Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the  Grenadines, on the ruling by the  Caribbean Court of  Justice

    Statement by the Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Dr. The Honourable Ralph Gonsalves, Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, on the ruling by the Caribbean Court of Justice

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) welcomes the progress towards the finalisation of the electoral process in Guyana following the ruling of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) on Wednesday 8 July. The Community calls on all stakeholders to respect the ruling of the CCJ, Guyana’s final court of appeal. Indeed, the CCJ in the summary judgement aptly stated: “It has been…

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  • Photo of CCJ rules that the Guyana Court of Appeal’s Judgement and Chief Election Officer’s  Report were invalid

    CCJ rules that the Guyana Court of Appeal’s Judgement and Chief Election Officer’s Report were invalid

    CCJ, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago – In a judgment delivered today, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) ruled that the judgment handed down by the Guyana Court of Appeal on 22 June 2020, which judgmentwas used by the Chief Election Officer (CEO) to invalidate over 100,000 votes, was invalid. The Court also decided that, as a consequence, the…

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  • Photo of STATEMENT BY THE CCJ PRESIDENT ON THE COURT’S 15th ANNIVERSARY

    STATEMENT BY THE CCJ PRESIDENT ON THE COURT’S 15th ANNIVERSARY

    Today, 16 April 2020, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) marks 15 years of serving the region. Admittedly, while our current global environment is a sombre one as we fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, we feel it necessary to acknowledge this milestone and the work of all the employees from around the region that have contributed, presently contribute and continue…

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  • Photo of CCJ’s 2018 Annual Report showcases growth

    CCJ’s 2018 Annual Report showcases growth

    The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has released its 2018 annual report. CCJ’s President, the Honourable Mr. Justice Adrian Saunders, said in his introduction to the report, “over the last year, the Court maintained its solid track record of outstanding judicial work. The appellate caseload of the CCJ steadily expanded. But, even more significant than the increase in the number of appeals heard…

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  • Photo of CCJ strikes down mandatory death penalty in Barbados

    CCJ strikes down mandatory death penalty in Barbados

    Judgments were delivered by the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) in a pair of unrelated death penalty cases from Barbados. The cases, Jabari Sensimania Nervais v The Queen and Dwayne Omar Severin v The Queen, were consolidated because both appeals challenged the murder convictions of each of the men and the constitutionality of the mandatory death sentence for murder in…

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  • Photo of CCJ affirms Professor Ventose’s right to vote in Barbados

    CCJ affirms Professor Ventose’s right to vote in Barbados

    The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) (on Sunday) ordered that Saint Lucian, Professor Eddy Ventose, is to be added to the register of voters in Barbados. The Court declared that it was satisfied that the legal and regulatory conditions for his registration have been met. The Court then ordered the Chief Electoral Officer, who participated in the hearing, to ensure that Professor…

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  • Photo of Belizean national sworn in as CCJ Judge

    Belizean national sworn in as CCJ Judge

    The Honourable Mr. Justice Denys Arthur Barrow was sworn in as Judge of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) today at a ceremony at the Best Western Plus Belize Biltmore Plaza, in his home country of Belize. The Honourable Mr Justice Barrow, who was sworn in by His Excellency Sir Colville Young, is the first citizen of Belize to be appointed to…

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  • Photo of Woman power as Eugene Dupuch Law School claims fifth victory at CCJ Law Moot

    Woman power as Eugene Dupuch Law School claims fifth victory at CCJ Law Moot

    CCJ, Port of Spain – The Eugene Dupuch Law School of The Bahamas has won the 9th Annual Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) International Law Moot Competition. The all-female team, Raven Rolle, Megan Curry, Janessa Murray with advisor Ms. Raquel Williams, gained a fifth victory for the law school mere days after worldwide celebration of female achievements on International Women’s Day. This year,…

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  • Photo of CCJ to implement measures to reduce paper use in judicial process- CCJ President

    CCJ to implement measures to reduce paper use in judicial process- CCJ President

    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. “That (programmes being developed) would facilitate that process in domestic jurisdictions throughout the region, so it’s something…

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  • Photo of Hague conference sets foundation for delivery of region’s community laws -CCJ President

    Hague conference sets foundation for delivery of region’s community laws -CCJ President

    The Hague Conference being hosted by Guyana, in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) sets the foundation for Caribbean member states to work towards establishing laws that can be applied in relation to family law matters. The three-day regional conference being hosted at the Pegasus Hotel, will address the Hague Conventions on child adoption, abduction, maintenance and international…

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