The Honourable Mr. Justice Adrian Dudley Saunders, a citizen of St. Vincent and the Grenadines has been appointed as the incoming President of the Caribbean Court of Justice with effect from July 4, 2018. The Heads of Government of CARICOM made the appointment at its last meeting, held in Haiti from February 26-27, 2018, acting […]

April 30 is the date set for the local High Court to hear the matter filed by the Grenada Electricity Services Ltd., (Grenlec), challenging the legality of the newly-legislated 5% Social Fund being levied at the company by government through Section 20 of the Electricity Supply (Amendment) Act of 2017.  THE NEW TODAY understands that […]


Grenada’s champion of law and order deems it’s time to pass the torch Magistrate Jerry Anthony Seales has retired from his career in public service as a Magistrate in Grenada. Seales who tendered his resignation on February 13, 2018 has taken his vacation leave until April 5, 2018 – the effective date of his retirement. […]

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 […]

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