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Bahamas Swears in Deborah Fraser as New Supreme Court Justice

 Above: Deborah Fraser is sworn in (BIS Photo/Letisha Henderson) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas has sworn in Deborah Fraser as the country’s newest Supreme Court Justice. Fraser was sworn in by Deputy to the Governor General Oswald Ingraham …

Haiti: UN Hails Court’s Decision to Open New Investigations into Duvalier

 Above: Navi Pillay, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UN Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The United Nations is “hailing” the decision this week by a Haitian court to open new investigations into former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude …

LaRocque Urges CARICOM Member States to Adopt CCJ

 Above: the Caribbean Court of Justice By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM Secretary General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque is reiterating his call for CARICOM Member States to adopt the Caribbean Court of Justice as their final court of appeal. At present, …

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 Above: Judge Geoffrey Henderson By the Caribbean Journal staff The International Criminal Court has sworn in Trinidad native Geoffrey Henderson as a new judge. Henderson was elected to fill a vacancy due to the resignation of fellow Trinidad native Judge …

 By Dennis ChungCJ Contributor JAMAICA IS REALLY an amazing place. Over the last week, while we have all recognized the need to get economic and social development going, and in a week when we are expecting the Finance Minister to …

 By David RoweOp-Ed Contributor JAMAICAN PRIME MINISTER Portia Simpson-Miller commenced her administration with a political proposal of constitutional ramifications, announcing the government’s intention to remove the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council as Jamaica’s final Court of Appeal. The Judicial …