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19 Jul 2017

Former Commissioner of Police of Barbados, Mr Darwin Dottin, had his request for special leave to appeal denied by the CCJ.  The CCJ, in written reasons issued yesterday, denied the... Continue »

7 Jul 2017

The Caribbean Court of Justice will hear the appeals GYCR2016/001 James Anthony Hyles v Director of Public Prosecutions and GYCR2016/002 Mark Williams v Director of Public Prosecutions.  (Consolidated by Order of... Continue »

6 Jul 2017

After assumption ceremonies in his native Belize, the Honourable Mr Justice Barrow has assumed office at the headquarters of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ). (more…) Continue »

2 Jun 2017

On Thursday 02, June 2017, His Excellency Dr Eugene Holiday,  Governor of Sint Maarten  paid a visit to the Caribbean Court of Justice's headquarters .  His Excellency met with the Honourable... Continue »

1 Jun 2017

The Honourable Mr Justice Denys Arthur Barrow was sworn in as Judge of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) today at a ceremony at the Best Western Plus Belize Biltmore... Continue »

26 May 2017

The Caribbean Court of Justice’s (CCJ’s) first submission to the European Commission on Democracy through Law (the Venice Commission) has now been published in the Commission’s CODICES database. The submission... Continue »

12 May 2017

After a comprehensive review of its rules of court, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) announces the publication of its Original Jurisdiction and the Appellate Jurisdiction Rules 2017.  In 2014,... Continue »

10 May 2017

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) yesterday ordered that SM Jaleel & Co Ltd (SMJ) and Guyana Beverages Inc. (GBI) be repaid monies collected in unlawful environmental taxes imposed by... Continue »

5 May 2017

Guyana’s highest court, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), dismissed the appeal of Mr. Vishnu Bridgelall and refused to overturn his convictions on two drug trafficking charges. The Court, however,... Continue »

3 May 2017

President of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), the Right Honourable Sir Dennis Byron, joined over 1,000 participants at the sixteenth session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. The... Continue »