Law & Order

Doctor Marcus Day says illegality of cannabis ‘absurd’

The Director of Caribbean Drug and Alcohol Research Institute (CDARI), Doctor Marcus Day, has asserted that for 50 years, anti-drug education programmes have been very successful at 'demonising' marijuana. But...

CCJ rules on Guyana – Two Presidential terms only

Trinidad Express:-  THE Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has ruled as valid the amendment to the Constitution of Guyana which prevents presidents from serving more than two terms in office. The...

Sudan Court scraps teen’s death sentence

BBC:-  An appeals court in Sudan has overturned the death sentence of a woman who killed her husband after he allegedly raped her, her lawyer says. Noura Hussein, 19, was instead...

‘Stranded’ Canadian may return – Immigration Official

Canadian national, Wayne Parsons,  who said he was stranded in Saint Lucia after access to his pension was revoked while on vacation here last year , but has since...

T&T: 451 cops facing disciplinary probes

Trinidad Guardian:-  The Police Service’s Complaints Division has on record a total of 450 police officers under investigation for disciplinary misconduct, National Security Minister Edmund Dillon said yesterday. Replying to Opposition...

US pauses migrant family prosecutions

BBC:- A US border security chief says he has temporarily stopped launching criminal prosecutions of migrants who illegally enter the country with children. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Kevin McAleenan...

Jamaica: Police kill 3 alleged gunmen

Jamaica Observer:-  KINGSTON, Jamaica – The police have reported that three men were fatally shot during a gun battle with lawmen in Anotto Bay, St Mary yesterday. Reports are that a...

Jamaica: Body of baby found in bucket of water

Jamaica Observer:- KINGSTON, Jamaica — Police are currently investigating the circumstances which led to the death of an infant in Bingham Hill district, Mount Moriah, St Ann on yesterday. The...

Bid to make homophobic chants at football matches illegal

Sky News:- A draft bill will be put to parliament today to make "chanting or gesturing of an indecent nature with reference to sexual orientation or gender identity" against the law. It...

Grenada PM mulls decriminalising marijuana

CMC:-  ST GEORGE’S – Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell believes the time has come for Grenada to reconsider decriminalising the use of marijuana and other forms of recreational drugs. “More and...