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Trinidad Law Dean: Legal fees too high

(Trindiad Guardian) In her fea­ture ad­dress cen­tred around ju­di­cial re­form dur­ing the church ser­vice for the cer­e­mo­ni­al open­ing of the 2019-2020 Law Term, Dean of the Law Fac­ul­ty at the Uni­ver­si­ty of the West In­dies (UWI) Pro­fes­sor Rose-Marie Belle An­toine said that, in her opin­ion, lawyer fees in the coun­try “are too high”.

Sashakay Fairclough

Jamaica lawyer murdered

(Jamaica Observer) While the brutal killing of promising young attorney-at-law Sashakay Fairclough has shocked, in particular, the parishes of St Ann and St James where she practises mainly, the police have no leads yet into the murder, nor has a motive been established.

Barbados in sugar low

(Barbados Nation) Barbados has produced only 7 800 tonnes of sugar from about 93 600 tonnes of cane this year, one of the most disappointing harvests in the last decade.

Tropical Storm Humberto lashes Bahamas

NASSAU (Reuters) – Tropical Storm Humberto lashed already devastated parts of the Bahamas with heavy rain and strong winds before crawling northwest yesterday, and forecasters said it was likely to become a hurricane before the end of the weekend.

Babies being raped in T&T

(Trinidad Express) There are cases of babies under one year old being raped in Trinidad and Tobago and there are also hundreds of alleged rapists walking around and not registered on a sexual offenders registry.

Barbados warns about vaping

(Barbados Nation) The Ministry of Health and Wellness has warned Barbadians about the dangers of vaping, particularly on the heels of reports of an outbreak of severe respiratory illnesses associated with the practice in the United States.  

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