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Ferguson blames political interference for CCJ defeatAttorney-at-law, Ruggles Ferguson has sought to blame political interference in the main for Tuesday’s rejection by the electorate to vote in favour of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) to replace the Privy Council as the final appellate court in Grenada. The CCJ Advisory Committee, headed by Acting Attorney-General Dr. Lawrence Joseph lost the popular vote 12, 133 to 9846 as the “No Vote” platform emerged victorious in the CCJ referendum. Speaking to reporters at the St.

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Sandals Foundation and Lions Club help paralyzed manA few months ago 70 year old Desmond Sandy of Happy Hill suffered with backaches which he overlooked and presumed were just a natural part of aging. Little did he know he suffered with a severe case of spinal cord compression which would leave him in severe pain and later unable to walk. Fortunately, for Mr. Sandy he was able to receive emergency spinal cord decompression surgery and begin his road to recovery.

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Historic CCJ sitting in Grenada by video-conferenceJust two days after the Grenadian voting public rejected the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as its final Court of Appeal in a referendum, history was made with the first-ever sitting of the CCJ in its original jurisdiction in Grenada. The case which was done via video-conferencing at High Court No. 1 at St. John’s Street, St. George’s last Thursday was heard by CCJ Judges, President Adrian Saunders, along with Justices Jacob Wit, Winston Charles Anderson, David Hayton, and Rajnauth Lee.

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Identity and dignity lost with the CCJThe referenda, held individually in Antigua and Barbuda and Grenada, on replacing the British Judicial Committee of the Privy Council with the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) on November 6, were lost for the same reason that Brexit succeeded in the United Kingdom. The governing political parties in Antigua and Barbuda and Grenada, like the conservative party of then British Prime Minister David Cameron, took a hands-off approach to the referenda.

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The Day the Evil Empire RetreatedThe Cold War began to end 35 years ago when Ronald Reagan ordered the liberation of Grenada By Otto Reich Washington - The Cold War began to end on Oct. 25, 1983 - something no one could have imagined only years before. The international situation was bleak when Ronald Reagan assumed office in 1981. The Soviets enjoyed a military, propaganda and nuclear strategic advantage.

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From being governed to being ruled!!!By Special Correspondent The recent decisions by the Prime Minister of Grenada to appoint yet another off-spring of a Senior Cabinet Minister, this time Minister Peter David’s daughter, to a position within the Administration, is another clear demonstration of the return of a tendency which many hoped we had banished from our political system - the return of the ‘Divine Right of Rulers’ to treat with the resources and Offices of the State as they deem it fit.

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GRENADIANS ARE HAULED TO VOTE IN A FLAWED CCJ REFERENDUMBy J. K. Roberts The electorate of Grenada is aroused with political rhetoric and propaganda to vote blindly in a constitutional referendum on Tuesday, 6th November 2018, to decide for the second time within two years, whether or not the nation should accede to the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) in its appellate jurisdiction as a final court.

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