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Turks and Caicos Attorney General Huw Shepheard Resigns

 Above: the TCI House of Assembly By Alexander Britell Turks and Caicos Islands Attorney General Huw Shepheard has tendered his resignation, according to a statement from the office of TCI Governor Peter Beckingham. Shepheard’s resignation will become effective on Friday, …

Eric Holder: US Continuing “Best Efforts” to Ensure Caribbean Security

 Above: US Attorney General Eric Holder and Haiti President Michel Martelly (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell PORT-AU-PRINCE – The United States will continue its “best efforts” to ensure regional security in the Caribbean, Attorney General Eric Holder said at a …

St Lucia Names New Attorney General

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia has named Kim C St Rose as its newest attorney general, the government announced. St Rose had previously served as a litigator for the firm of Gordon & Gordon in Castries. Before that, …

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 Above: Jamaican PM Portia Simpson Miller and Attorney General Patrick Atkinson, QC By the Caribbean Journal staff New Jamaican Attorney General Patrick Atkinson, QC will be fully accountable through Parliament, according to Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller. Simpson Miller was …

 Above: Dr Christopher Phillip Malcolm (Photo: BVI Gov) By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands has appointed Dr Christopher Phillip Malcolm as Attorney General, the government announced. Malcolm, a native of Jamaica, is admitted to practice in Jamaica, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Members of Cayman’s Legislative Assembly passed a new version of the island’s Gender Equality bill that incorporated feedback from community organisations and professional associations. The Ministry of Gender Affairs spent the month of August working …

 Above: the Caribbean Court of Justice By Alexander Britell Belize saw its first-ever judgment from the Caribbean Court of Justice, with the court finding that the Attorney General was allowed to bring an action for misfeasance in office against two …

 Jamaica’s two political parties had vastly different reactions to the findings of the Manatt Commission of Enquiry report, which was tabled in Parliament yesterday. The ruling Jamaica Labour Party said it was “satisfied” with the findings, according to a release …