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A New Judge at the Caribbean Court of Justice

 Above: new Justice Maureen Rajnauth-Lee (left) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Port-of-Spain-based Caribbean Court of Justice has its newest member. Trinidad President Anthony Carmona officially swore in Justice Maureen Rajnauth-Lee last week. Rajnauth-Lee is a native of Trinidad and …

Dominica Officially Joins Caribbean Court of Justice

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Court of Justice has a new member state: Dominica. The Eastern Caribbean island has officially acceded to the CCJ as its final court of appeal, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit …

CCJ Appoints New Justice

 Above: the Caribbean Court of Justice’s headquarters in Trinidad By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Court of Justice has a new member. The regional court’s Regional Judicial and Legal Services Commission has appointed Maureen Rajnauth-Lee as the tribunal’s newest …

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 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 …

 By Stephane VincentOp-Ed Contributor THERE IS a bit of irony in the fact that June 5, 2014, World Environment Day, fell on a Thursday. In the social media sphere, there is a popular hashtag, #ThrowbackThursday, also referred to as #TBT, …

 Above: the Caribbean Court of Justice By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica is moving ahead with its plans to shift its final court of appeal to the Caribbean Court of Justice. Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said Thursday that the …

 Above: the Divi Resort in St Maarten By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten this week hosted a meeting of Justice Ministers from across the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The conference, which included Justice Ministers from St Maarten, Aruba, Curacao …

 By J. Emile Ferdinand QCOp-Ed Contributor THE SIGNIFICANCE of the Caribbean Court of Justice’s (“CCJ”) judgment delivered on Oct. 4, 2013 in the case of Myrie v Barbados arises more from the reasoning and related pronouncements of the Court than …

 Above: an American Airlines plane By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines and US Airways say they will fight a move by the US Justice Department to block their proposed merger. The Justice Department announced Tuesday that it would seek …

 Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly, Justice Minister Jean Renel Sanon, French Ambassador Didier Lebret and Interior Minister Thierry Mayard-Paul (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s government graduated 20 new magistrates from the School of Magistrates Friday, the fourth …