December 6, 2021

St Kitts & Nevis PM delighted Sir Dennis Byron to be guest speaker at gala

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Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris is commending the organizers of his Gala Committee on the choice of the Right Honourable Sir Dennis Byron to be the special guest at the Prime Minister’s Annual Gala set for this Saturday, January 5th, 2019 at the St. Kitts Marriott Ballroom. Sir Dennis is the best-known legal […]

The CCJ not a priority for St Kitts-Nevis, says PM

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By Clive Bacchus WINN From Caribbean News Now BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) — St Kitts and Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris has declared that the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) not a priority for the Federation. Responding to a question about the administration’s position on leaving the London-based Privy Council and establishing the CCJ as […]

CCJ President to retire in July

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(GIS) – For the first time in its history, the Caribbean Court of Justice held court in Antigua and Barbuda at a special sitting to honour the President of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Rt. Hon. Sir Dennis Byron. Representatives from the region came together on May 16, to pay tribute and bid farewell […]

Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court celebrates golden anniversary

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From St Kitts&Nevis Observer Basseterre, St. Kitts – This year marks 50 years since the establishment of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) in 1967 when members of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) – Antigua and Barbuda, Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint Kitts and Nevis, […]

CCJ denies corruption allegations

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From Caribbean News Now ROSEAU, Dominica — The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has issued a media statement denying allegations of corruption made by Dominican lawyer and show promoter, Cabral Douglas. “Mr Douglas’ claim of a politically motivated decision appears to stem from the presence of the court’s president at the 16 to 17 February […]

Aggrieved CCJ plaintiff files formal complaint with legal services commission

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — Citing what he described as several procedural irregularities, Cabral Douglas, the unsuccessful applicant in a recent case against Dominica before the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), has filed a formal complaint with the Regional and Judicial Legal Services Commission. According to Douglas, any one of the alleged irregularities would constitute […]

Give Thanks! – CCJ head says Caribbean justice system far better than inherited at emancipation

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From Jamaica Gleaner President of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Sir Dennis Byron, has urged the peoples of the region now marking 182 years since the reading of the British proclamation, conditionally emancipating thousands from slavery in 1834, to acknowledge the advancements in the justice system. “While we recognise that the justice system may not […]