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Women on Trial: Towards a Just Criminal Justice System – Part 1

It is not uncommon for the criminal justice system in the Caribbean to be questioned. Too often we hear that there is one law for the rich and one for the poor, one law for whites and browns and one for blacks, one law for men and none for women. This thinking results from the …

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About Judith Soares

Judith Soares, PhD, is the head of the University of the West Indies' Women and Development Unit.

Lifeline To A Sinking Caribbean

A small party in Barbados is taking regional governments and political parties to task over their response to the impact of the global economic crisis on the Caribbean. The People’s Empowerment Party (PEP), headed by David Comissiong fingers the political leadership in Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago for their lethargic response  to a PEP …

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The Drug War Dialogues

As the United States intensifies its war on drugs a group of Caribbean academics is advocating “collaborating with our Latin neighbors in adopting a common front for constructive engagement with the US on this subject”. Norman Girvan, former head of the Trinidad headquartered Association of Caribbean States (ACS) has thrown out the idea to leading …

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Mark Lee

About Mark Lee

Editor, author and writer with career spanning print, radio, television and new media.

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