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Tag Archives: judiciary

  1. Urgent Appeal for both Sheniese Lovell & Rashida Lovell

    The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is requesting for Ms. Rashida Lovell and Ms. Sheniese Lovell last known address Garden Land, Bank Hall, St Michael report in person to the Supreme Court Number 2, The Judicial Centre Complex, White Park Road, St. Michael urgently. Rodney Inniss – Insp. (Ag); Public Relations Officer

    October 30, 2020EventsNo comments
  2. DESTRUCTION OF DRUGS IN POLICE CUSTODY

    Police from the Southern Division under the supervision of Acting Superintendent of Police Mrs. Elphene Moore conducted an exercise this weekend, where 1,133 pounds of marijuana with an estimated street value of $2.26 million and 3.6 kilos of cocaine with an estimated street value of $181.000.00 Barbados Currency was destroyed. These matters have all been […]

    November 12, 2019Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  3. PROMINENT BAJAN JUSTICE URGES COLLEAGUES TO QUESTION THEIR REASONING IN HANDING DECISIONS

    Judicial officers must interrogate their personal biases as well as those embedded in law and culture. This was the advice of Mme. Justice Jacqueline Cornelius, Judge, Barbados Supreme Court, who was at the time speaking at the opening ceremony of a two-day Gender Sensitive Adjudication Training for Judicial Officers in Barbados. The training was made […]

    August 2, 2019CrimeNo comments
  4. Two gay men exiled from Caribbean nation challenge draconian ‘buggery’ and ‘gross indecency’ laws

    Two gay men filed court proceedings to challenge St Vincent and the Grenadines’ “buggery” and “gross indecency” laws, which criminalise homosexuality. Both men, who have been advised by Jeremy Johnson QC and Peter Laverack of 5 Essex Court, assert that their dignity and autonomy are stripped by these laws. They have filed claims with Affidavits […]

    July 30, 2019ControversyNo comments
  5. Highest Caribbean Court to Rule on Guyana’s Cross-Dressing Law

    On Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at 2:00 pm, Trinidad and Tobago time, Guyana’s final court of appeal, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), will deliver its decision in McEwan and others v Attorney General of Guyana, the case which challenged the constitutionality of a law that criminalizes wearing attire of a different gender in public […]

    October 27, 2018Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  6. Gangster guilty of #Bermudian’s murder

    A 27-year-old gangster will spend at least 35 years behind bars after he was found guilty yesterday of the murder of a father of one. Khyri Smith-Williams was found guilty of premeditated murder and the use of a firearm to commit an indictable offence in the killing of Colford Ferguson. That weapon has been linked […]

    October 17, 2018CrimeNo comments
  7. BARBADOS WILL REMAIN WITH CCJ

    Barbados will remain as a member in the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ). This assurance came today from Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, who said the CCJ represents “one of the best examples of Independence” in a court across the entire globe. Asked by the media to give her views about the CCJ, shortly after […]

    May 25, 2018Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  8. 2nd female for the post of Barbados’ 8th Governor General

    Barbados’ 8th Governor General is preeminent jurist Sandra Mason. It was announced in an embargoed statement released from the Government Information Service. The notice, which came from Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, declared as follows; “I should like to inform the country of the decision made in respect of the office of Governor-General of Barbados.  The […]

    December 28, 2017Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  9. 6th Governor General of Barbados gone at 91

    Former Governor General Sir Clifford Husbands 91 years, formerly of Mount Standfast, St. James, died suddenly at his residence sometime around 11:30 pm, on Wednesday 11th October 2017. The administration, and members of the Royal Barbados Police Force extend condolences to family and friends of the late Sir Clifford. Roland Cobbler – Insp. (Ag); Public […]

    October 12, 2017Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  10. Astor B. Watts Lunchtime Lecture Series; Friday, 26th May 2017 – Dr. Rolerick Hinds, Candidate for St. Thomas

    The weekly Astor B. Watts Lunchtime Lecture Series continues at Democratic Labour Party HQ, “Kennington,” George St., Belleville, on Friday 26th May, 2017 at 1:00 pm as follows : Presenter: Dr. Rolerick Hinds, Candidate for the St. Thomas Constituency Lecture streamed live on DLP Facebook.

    May 21, 2017PoliticalNo comments
  11. Digital recording equipment for magistrates’ courts

    Chief Justice Sir Marston Gibson received a donation of digital recording equipment from Sirah Abraham, Criminal Justice Adviser from the Embassy of the United States and the British High Commission. The equipment will be used in magistrates’ courts and is jointly funded by the criminal justice reform project of the US Government and the British […]

    November 8, 2016TechnologyNo comments
  12. ANSA Mc AL GETS INJUNCTION AGAINST TRADING OF BHL SHARES

    Ansa McAl (Barbados) Limited at 6 pm Tuesday was successful in getting an interim injunction until November 11 from the Courts of Barbados against any further trading of Banks Holdings Limited (BHL) shares on the Stock Exchange or otherwise. This injunction which was granted by Sir Marston Gibson, Chief Justice of Barbados, means that until […]

    November 4, 2015Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  13. HAGGATT HALL MAN CHARGED WITH ST GEORGE MURDER OF OFFICER’S FAMILY

    Police arrested and charged Trevor Linus Baptiste 35 years of Cutting Road, Haggatt Hall, St. Michael with the offence of Murder in relation to the death of Melanise Eversley which occurred on 3 September 2015 at Jordans, St. George. David Welch – ASP (Ag); Public Relations Officer

    September 13, 2015Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  14. OPENING OF LEGAL YEAR POSTPONED: JURORS CALLED 4TH SEPT

    The Church Service and Guard of Honour marking the opening of the Legal Year 2015 to 2016 have been postponed from Monday, September 7 to Monday, September 14. The service will take place at the St. Michael & All Angels Cathedral starting at 9:00 a.m. In addition, cases will be heard from Monday 14th September […]

    September 1, 2015EventsNo comments
  15. ‘Bridge of Spies’ – Tom Hanks, Billy Magnussen & Alan Alda

    An American lawyer is recruited by the CIA during the Cold War to help rescue a pilot detained in the Soviet Union.

    June 19, 2015Cinema, Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. FEMALE JAMAICAN ON DRUG CHARGES: WHEN IS A SUITCASE NOT A SUITCASE?

    Members of the Drug Squad have formally charged Tamika Latoya Fearon, a 36 year old Jamaican Business woman, with the below listed offences committed at the Airport on 8th May 2015. Fearon arrived from Jamaica by air at 7:27 pm. She cleared immigration and was interviewed by Police Officers. A search of her luggage revealed […]

    June 2, 2015Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  17. JAMAICAN NATIONAL CHARGED WITH DRUG OFFENCES

    Members of the Drug Squad have charged Jamaican Danielle Tiffany Cole, 22 years with the following offences committed at the Grantley Adams International Airport: 1. Possession of cannabis 2. Possession with intent to supply 3. Trafficking; and 4. Importation of cannabis. Cole arrived by air from Jamaica on the 15th May 2015. She was interviewed […]

    May 16, 2015CrimeNo comments
  18. IMPACT Justice hosting regional meeting on legal professionalism

    One of the current areas of emphasis for the Canadian Government funded project Improved Access to Justice in the Caribbean (IMPACT Justice), is legal professionalism. The regional justice sector reform project is coordinating a meeting in Jamaica on February 13 and 14 to discuss a number of issues related to legal professionalism in the region. […]

    February 15, 2015CrimeNo comments
  19. Vance Amory responds to Privy Council’s ruling on boundary changes in St. Kitts & Nevis

    The following is a statement by Premier of Nevis Vance Amory in response to the Privy Council’s very recent ruling on boundary changes in St. Kitts and Nevis. Today can be termed a red letter day for St. Kitts and Nevis for the citizens. A red letter day for justice in our country and we […]

    February 15, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  20. PERSONS CHARGED WITH MURDER (CORPSE IN CAR AT MANGROVE)

    Police have jointly charged Fidel Nkomo Alleyne, 36 years of Denton Road, Grazettes, St. Michael and Malissa Carla Griffith 25 year old business woman of Grazettes, St. Michael with the offence of Murder in connection with the death of Lamar Carter. Javed Riad Alleyne, 31 years of Rockley Village Road, Rockley, Christ Church, was charged […]

    February 15, 2015CrimeNo comments
  21. Barbados Drug Treatment Court holds first formal session

    The Barbados Drug Treatment Court held it first formal session at the Supreme Court of Barbados at Whitepark Road in the city of Bridgetown. The Drug Treatment Court initiative, supported by the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD) of the Organization of American States (OAS), has emerged as one alternative to incarceration that emphasizes community-based […]

    January 16, 2015CrimeNo comments
  22. IMPACT JUSTICE PROJECT HEEDS HEADS OF GOVERNMENT CALL – Regional Legal Education Review Scheduled for May 2015

    The Barbados-based Improved Access to Justice in the Caribbean Project (IMPACT Justice) heeds the call from CARICOM Heads of Government, for an urgent review of legal education in the Community. The justice sector reform project has approved funding to conduct a survey of legal education in the region. IMPACT Justice hosted a meeting at the […]

    January 14, 2015CrimeNo comments
  23. 2015 JUDICIAL ALERTS: MAGISTRATES’ OPENING HOURS & RESCHEDULING OF JURY DUTY

    Members of the public have been advised that all Magistrates’ Courts will be closed from 12:30 p.m., on Thursday, January 8. The Registrar of the Supreme Court has advised all jurors who were summoned to appear at the High Court of the Supreme Court (Criminal Trials), Whitepark Road, St. Michael, to serve for the period […]

    January 2, 2015CrimeNo comments
  24. LABOUR MINISTER TELLS MEDIA WHAT AGENDA PRESS CONFERENCE HAS – NEW TRIBUNAL TO HEAR FORMER N.C.C. WORKERS’ CASE

    (EDITOR’s NOTE: The Press Conference was limited before it began, Dr Suckoo says she would only deal with Tribunal matters and nothing else, this is crap, since many Bajans are saying she is so ineffectual as Labour Minister she should step down and I wanted to ask on the matter – it was small consolation […]

    December 22, 2014Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  25. EXPERT MEDIATOR HIGHLIGHTS THE VALUE OF MEDIATION INTERVENTION

    Earlier this month, the IMPACT Justice Project and the Supreme Court of Barbados welcomed Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court Justice Francis Belle, one of the region’s leading mediation specialists, as guest speaker for two lectures on mediation. Speaking to a diverse audience in the Ralph Carnegie Lecture Theatre at the University of the West Indies, Cave […]

    December 21, 2014CrimeNo comments