November 30, 2021

Opinion: Reviving the Caribbean Court of Justice debate

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BY STEPHEN VASCIANNIE From Jamaica Observer THE central question is familiar: Which court should we have as the final decision-making power for our disputes — and why? I return to this well-trodden path for three reasons. First, the current situation in the Caribbean has not reached an equilibrium point. Only four states out of 12 […]

Barbados disappointed at level of support for CCJ

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From Jamaica Observer PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — Barbados has expressed its disappointment that only four Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries have joined the appellate jurisdiction of the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) that was established in 2001 to replace the London-based Privy Council as the region’s final court. Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, who […]