Tag: Caribbean Court of Justice

6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 28, 2016

Yellow Fever Lockout – Nine Sent Home; Eight Quarantined – Visitors Can’t Prove Vaccination. Jamaica has carried out its threat to deny entry to the island persons who could not prove that they were vaccinated against the yellow fever virus

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 9, 2016

#JaVotes2016: Ready, Set… General Election Candidates To Be Nominated Today. The two major political parties are confident that no additional surprises will be sprung when their representatives and supporters venture into the 63 constituencies across Jamaica today to nominate their standard-bearers…

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 20, 2015

Terror Talks – Officials To Meet, Discuss Security Measures Amid Worldwide Threat. The Government has ramped up security at the nation’s borders, one week after the deadly terrorist attacks in France and two days after five Syrian nationals were detained in

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 13, 2015

Booted – JLP Drops Devon Wint As Candidate For West Central St Catherine. The constituency of West Central St Catherine has once again been rocked by turmoil as the leadership of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) was forced last night to

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 29, 2015

Public Defender Subpoenas UHWI Heads Over Dead Babies. The Office of the Public Defender has issued subpoenas for three of the University Hospital of the West Indies’ (UHWI) top heads to answer to the circumstances under which 12 premature babies died

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 26, 2015

Senators Warned – Chuck Predicts Embarrassment For Opposition Members If They Vote For CCJ. “The only way the CCJ can be the final appellate court is when we put it to the people and we say to the people ‘do you

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 23, 2015

Fenton Won’t Quit – Health Minister Says He Handled Baby Deaths Crisis The Best Way Possible. Persons calling for the resignation of Health Minister Dr Fenton Ferguson over the deaths of 18 babies at two of the country’s public hospitals will not

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Privy Council Vs CCJ: Arguments For & Against Both As Jamaica’s Final Court Of Appeal

Below is a simplified summary of the arguments for and against adopting the CCJ as Jamaica’s final court of appeal, contributed to The Gleaner by The Gleaner Company’s legal advisor, Shena Stubbs-Gibson. Background Like most, if not all, other Commonwealth countries,

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 31, 2015

Jamaica’s Mile-Relay Women Mine Gold In Big Beijing Loot At World Championships. Seven. Second. Twelve. One. Those were the numbers that mattered as Jamaica wrapped up a successful and historic campaign at the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China, with a

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 13, 2015

Yes To CCJ – Gov’t Urges Opposition To Cast Aside Party Lines And Vote For Bill. Even  after seeing efforts to secure the parliamentary opposition’s support of three bills that would pave the way for Jamaica to abolish appeals to

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