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CCJ President says Caribbean people need more information about the functions of the Court

From Nation News PORT OF SPAIN – The President of the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Justice Adrian Saunders says he remains convinced that in order to gain stronger support in the region, more information must be provided to…

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Sir Ronald Sanders: Gays are citizens too

By Sir Ronald Sanders A regressive 19th century law, that is a legacy of British rule, continues to exist in 10 of the 12 independent Commonwealth Caribbean states. The law, inspired by the 1553 Buggery Act in England, was imposed…

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UWI only Caribbean institution in 2018 Latin America University Ranking

From Jamaica Gleaner Cementing its place as the Caribbean’s top University, The University of the West Indies (The UWI) made its debut in the Times Higher Education University Rankings as the only institution in the Caribbean region to be listed…

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UK: No 10 refuses Caribbean request to discuss children of Windrush

By Amelia Gentleman from The Guardian British residents threatened with deportation to countries they left as children and have not returned to since ‘I’m here legally, but they’re asking me to prove I’m British’ Downing Street has rejected a formal…

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After landmark ruling in Belize, Human Rights Groups hope the Caribbean tide is turning towards LGBT equality

From Global Voices Belize City Court House. Photo by Janine Mendes-Franco, used with permission. Following in the wake of Hurricane Earl, a wind of change blew through Belize last week in the form of a widely anticipated oral court decision….

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Help’s on the way –Commonwealth to help Caribbean access Climate Change funds

By Ravin Singh From Guyana Chronicle SUPPORT will be offered to Commonwealth Caribbean countries by the 53-member Commonwealth of Nations to assist in the process of accessing United Nations’ (UN) available funds to counter climate change.This was articulated by Commonwealth…

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Cayman Airways can’t fly over Mexico According to Mexico Cayman Airways owes an undisclosed sum of money for flying over Mexican airspace 10 to 15 years ago. However, Cayman disputes this. CEO of Cayman Airways, Fabian Whorms, said the airline…

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Canada assisting Jamaica, Caribbean in bigger ways than before

By Vernon Davidson Executive editor – publications From Jamaica Observer [email protected] Much like a covert philanthropist, Canada has been providing vital assistance to Jamaica for decades. In fact, the relationship between Ottawa and Kingston predates Jamaica’s Independence in 1962. “It…

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Scotland’s September 18 Referendum: Its consequences

By Sir Ronald Sanders From Caribbean360 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Thursday September 11, 2014 – If the people of Scotland vote for independence from the United Kingdom on September 18, they will be buying a one-way ticket to their own misfortune, and…