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Grenlec is challenging the constitutionality of Government’s newly-legislated five percent “Social Fund” levied solely on the Company. On Monday, 12 February 2018, Grenlec filed a lawsuit against the Government of Grenada to protect the rights of its nearly 1600 shareholders. Grenlec contests the legality of Section 20 of the Electricity Supply (Amendment) Act 2017 which […]

‘A CRISIS FOR HUMAN RIGHTS’: NEW INDEX REVEALS GLOBAL FALL IN BASIC JUSTICE More than 70 of 113 countries surveyed for latest Rule of Law Index report their fundamental human rights are being eroded. Fundamental human rights are reported to have diminished in almost two-thirds of the 113 countries surveyed for the 2018 Rule of Law […]

Caribbean Community Heads of Government’s mandate to investigate the issue of marijuana use in the Community has resulted in national consultations in nine countries of the Community, over the past two years. These countries are Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Commonwealth of the Bahamas, Guyana, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines […]

 

Chief Justice Sir Marston Gibson joined Dame Janice Pereira, Chief Justice of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, and judges from Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean and Trinidad and Tobago at a two day meeting to establish sentencing guidelines across the region. Also participating was Hon Mrs Justice Maura McGowan, a member of the High Court of […]

Members of the Caribbean Community, (CARICOM) Regional Commission on Marijuana got an earful in The Bahamas last Friday night as they were told mainly to decriminalize marijuana. The Commission hosted a town hall meeting on marijuana and opened the floor for comments from the Bahamian public where many spoke out about the economic, social and […]

The contents of a number of blogs appearing online and attributed to U.S blogger, Kenneth Rijock have triggered a swift response from the chairperson of Grenada’s Citizenship by Investment Committee, Kaisha Ince.  The blogs claim to expose an alleged illegal diplomatic passport scheme, rampant corruption, marital infidelity, and anti-black prejudice. However, Ince has roundly rejected […]

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December 2, 2017

Under the theme: “Celebrating the past, embracing the future of a legal sector which is responsive to Society,” the Grenada Bar Association will hold its Annual Law Week from the 3rd December to 8th of December 2017. It all begins on Sunday 3rd of December with a church service at the St George’s Cathedral of […]

The Rt. Hon. Sir Dennis Byron, President of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), has announced the release of the Court’s annual report for the 2016-7 judicial year. The report, which is currently available on the Court’s website at ccj.org, covers the period from 1 August 2016 to 31 July 2017. According to the CCJ […]

SUMMARIZING THE GREAT PUBLIC OFFICERS PENSION DEBATE IN GRENADA Part VIII This is the Eighth and final Article in the series on pension rights of public officers in Grenada. In the very first article I asserted that the People’s Revolutionary Government (PRG) never intended to leave public workers stranded with only the basic NIS Pension. […]


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