November 12, 2019

Letter to CaribNN: Why is it so hard to amend Caribbean constitutions?

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By C. ben-David To Caribbean News Now Dear Sir: On Tuesday, November 6, the citizens of Antigua/Barbuda and Grenada soundly rejected the entreaties of local and regional elites to vote “yes” in separate referenda to replace the London-based Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC) with the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as their highest appellate […]

Letter: Donald Trump, the only millionaire existing in the United States

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Letter to Caribbean News Now October 14, 2018 Dear Sir: Recently, the New York Times published an article titled “The eleven facts you should know about Trump’s fortune”, written by Russ Buettner, Susanne Craig and David Barstow. It is evident that this article is aimed at eroding the figure of Trump with a view to […]

Local justice versus the CCJ – a personal experience

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By Norris Mitchell, Grenada, From Caribbean News Now Letter: Dear Sir: The announcement by the prime minister to hold a second referendum in November of this year, in order to accede to the appellate court of the CCJ as a national priority, ahead of fixing the parlous state of the judicial system in Grenada, has […]

Belize Letter: BPP demands transparency concerning $8 million contract

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Dear Sir: It is the opinion of the Belize Progressive Party (BPP) that the greatest evil that has emanated from the unadulterated greed of the PUDP system is the deprivation of our children’s right to an education. It is the opinion of the BPP that the Faber’s Road Construction Project, valued at almost $8 million, […]