Law & Order

BCF remote surveillance system praised

Press Release:-  The Bordelais Correctional Facility (BCF) has been drawing much commendation from international and regional security bodies such as INTERPOL and CariSECURE, for the exceptional modern video surveillance system...

T&T: Cops use force to end standoff

Trinidad Guardian:-  Riot police were called to the Immigration Detention Centre (IDC) in Aripo yesterday after a “normal” demonstration by frustrated Nigerian detainees turned into a hostage-like situation. Immigration and police...

Pierre: Saint Lucia must take a stand on ganja

The leader of the parliamentary opposition in Saint Lucia, Philip J. Pierre, has asserted that this country must take a position on ganja,  declaring that it is an issue...

BCF inmates to be allowed Skype calls

Bordelais Correctional Facility (BCF) inmates are to be allowed Skype calls before the end of the year, the Deputy Director of the facility, Leonard Terrance, disclosed in an exclusive...

CCJ Strikes Down Mandatory Death Penalty in Barbados

Press Release:-  . Judgments were delivered by the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) in apair of unrelated death penalty cases from Barbados. The cases, Jabari Sensimania Nervais v The Queen...

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Canadian national, Wayne Parsons,  who said he was stranded in Saint Lucia after access to his pension was revoked while on vacation here last year , but has since...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