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April 4, 2024

Caribbean Court of Justice mourns founding members Michael de la Bastide and Desiree Bernard

According to a Caribbean Community (CARICOM) statement, Guyanese-born Justice Bernard was the first woman appointed to several significant roles in her country’s judiciary and that of [...]
February 12, 2024

International News: Trinidad and Tobago hit by mystery ship oil spill

By Aaron Humes: Trinidad and Tobago is considering declaring a national emergency over a huge oil spill covering nine miles of Tobago's south-western coast, the BBC [...]
January 9, 2024

International News: Former Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago Basdeo Panday laid to rest; CARICOM pays tribute

Panday, the first Trinidadian of Indian descent to serve as Prime Minister, was a towering figure in Trinidad politics, leading a major trade union and practicing [...]
September 7, 2023

Trinidad and Tobago’s Dennis Francis leads United Nations General Assembly in 78th session; highlights “peace, prosperity, progress, and sustainability”

In his inaugural address President Francis outlined his four key priorities or “watchwords” for the session: peace, prosperity, progress, and sustainability.
April 18, 2023

CARICOM Heads of Government declare ‘war on guns,’ will treat crime as public health issue following regional anti-crime summit

Secretary-General Dr Carla Barnett, opening the conference on Monday, said that timely implementation of solutions to address the underlying causes will require human and financial resources, [...]
March 1, 2023

Saint Lucia’s Parliament votes to make CCJ its final appellate court

Saint Lucia joins Belize, Barbados, Guyana, and Dominica after the ruling party’s legislators all gave their support, meeting the special three-fourth majority of the 17-member parliament [...]
February 2, 2022

Caribbean Court of Justice Rules that men can be charged for rape of other men

The CCJ handed down a judgment this week in the Barbados-based case of Commissioner of Police v Stephen Alleyne [2022], where the respondent was initially charged [...]
August 31, 2021

CARICOM Secretary-General Dr. Carla Barnett congratulates Trinidad and Tobago on its 59th Independence Anniversary

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) congratulated the Government and People of Trinidad and Tobago as the Caribbean nation celebrates the 59th anniversary of the [...]