TRINIDAD – New CCJ President to be inaugurated on July 4

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) will see a change in leadership on Wednesday, when Justice Adrian Saunders takes over from Sir Dennis Byron. The transition will take place as a part of the activities before the 39th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, Montego Bay, Jamaica. The event will be live-streamed. In March of this year, it was announced that Justice Saunders, after an exhaustive international search, would be appointed the CCJ’s third President. “He has been a judge at the CCJ since 2005 and has contributed immensely to the administration and judicial functions of the Court,” the CCJ said in a release on Tuesday. Justice Saunders is also the Chairman of the Caribbean Association of Judicial Officers (CAJO) and the Course Director of the Halifax-based Commonwealth Judicial Education Institute’s CJEI’s Intensive Study Programme. He is also one of the Institute’s Direc

TRINIDAD – CAL advises of new baggage restrictions into the US

Caribbean Airlines advises that effective June 30, 2018 following a directive to airlines from the United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA), new carry-on baggage restrictions are in effect for all passengers flying to the United States of America. Specifically, any “powder like substance” with the exception of baby formula, medically prescribed powder-like substances and human remains will now be forbidden in carry-on and cabin luggage if the quantity of the substance is over 350 millilitres, 12 ounces or 350 grams. The same limitation applies to the capacity of the container which cannot be over 350 millilitres. All passengers flying to the USA must give up any “powder-like substance” over this amount and place it in their checked baggage for transportation in the baggage hold of the aircraft. The post TRINIDAD – CAL advises of new baggage restrictions into the US appeared first on

Earthquake Rattles Grenada and Trinidad and Tobago –

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Wednesday January 17, 2018 – A 4.9 magnitude earthquake rattled Grenada and Trinidad and Tobago late last night, but caused no damage or injuries.

The quake struck around 9:49 p.m. about 84 km northwest of Trinidad’s capital, Port of Spain; 107 km northwest of Arima, Trinidad; and 113 km southwest of St George’s, Grenada…..Read More