Thursday, January 23, 2020

Law & Order

Newest CCJ Judge Sworn In

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Press Release:-  The Hon. Mr. Justice Andrew Burgess, formerly a Justice of Appeal in Barbados’ Court of Appeal, became a Judge of the CCJ in a dignified ceremony at...

Canadian Issues Warning After Arrest For ‘Keychain’ In T&T

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Trinidad Guardian:-  A Cana­di­an busi­ness­man has warned his coun­try­men to be care­ful when trav­el­ling to Trinidad af­ter he was ar­rest­ed for pos­ses­sion of three emp­ty bul­let shell cas­ings and kept...

Starbucks apologises over arrest of black men

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BBC:-   Coffee chain Starbucks has apologised after two black men were arrested while waiting for a friend at one of their shops in the US city of Philadelphia. Amateur video...

Criminal Gangs Creating Challenges For BCF

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Criminal gangs are creating challenges for the placement of inmates at Saint Lucia's Bordelais Correctional Facility (BCF), newly re-appointed Director of Corrections, Hilary Herman has disclosed. Herman was responding to...
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Thousands Of Foetal Remains Found In US Home

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The remains of more than 2,000 foetuses have been found at the Illinois home of a former abortion doctor. The family of Dr Ulrich Klopfer discovered the remains while sorting...

National Security Minister Supports Buggery Law Review

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National Security Minister, Hermangild Francis, supports a review of Saint Lucia's buggery law. "If Saint Lucians want that to be revisited I have no problems with that," he told reporters. "But...

Buju Gets Assurance Of No More Trouble From T&T Cops

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Trinidad Guardian:- Hours af­ter de­fend­ing his of­fi­cers’ de­ci­sion to search the ho­tel room of Bu­ju Ban­ton, Com­mis­sion­er of Po­lice Gary Grif­fith met with the Ja­maican reg­gae artiste to as­sure him...

Guyana: Prisoner on the run sentenced to three years in absentia

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Guyana Chronicle:-  A 26-year-old man from Onderneeming village on the Essequibo Coast who was wanted for several offences was on Thursday sentenced to three years imprisonment in his absence. Magistrate Esther Sam, after...

CCJ’s Educational Arm to Expand Focus

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Press Release:-  Port of Spain, Trinidad. The Caribbean Academy for Law and Court Administration (CALCA), the educational arm of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), is embracing an expanded mandate...

T&T Police Association Says No To Contract Cops

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Trinidad Express:-  ANY attempt by the Government or Police Commissioner Gary Griffith to implement police officers becoming contractual employees will not be supported. This is the view of secretary of the...