September 17, 2019

OECS opposition parties urged to reject CCJ

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From Caribbean News Now CASTRIES, St Lucia — The recent announcement by the incoming chairman of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit of Dominica, that he intends to make the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) the ultimate legal body of all member states by the end of his tenure has […]

CCJ creating Caribbean law

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From Guyana Times Consistent with its vision to foster a unique Caribbean jurisprudence, the[Caribbean Court of Justice] CCJ has taken another step in its journey to creating this indigenous body of law. This time it did so in the Guyanese case of Rosemarie Ramdehol v Haimwant Ramdehol [2013] CCJ 9 (AJ). The parties concerned, formerly […]

Carib choices: Climate change impact or MDGs

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By Desmond Brown From Caribbean Life ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, May 21, 2014 (IPS) – Climate change is forcing the nine-member Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) to choose between expending scarce resources to deal with its impact or other pressing development goals. “There is a very thin line between consumption and conservation…progress and protection,” Grenada’s […]

iNews Briefs

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Shetty Hospital officially opened The official opening of the Health City Cayman Islands (known locally as The Shetty Hospital) took place this morning (Tue 25) and is billed as the launch of Cayman’s third economic pillar. Former health minister, Mark Scotland, who steered the project in its early days said the moment that was an […]

OECS continues to grapple with low economic growth, high debt

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From Caribbean360 Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Sir Dwight Venner said that economic and financial developments in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) continue to be shaped by the global economic environment which is still uncertain BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Wednesday January 29, 2014, CMC – Member states of the Organisation of Eastern […]