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The CARICOM Question

 By David RoweOp-Ed Contributor The Caribbean is a region of small islands surrounded by water. In an increasingly competitive global economic and political climate, these island can no longer remain islands. But what’s the future of Caribbean regionalism? That brings ... [ Read More ]


A History of Jamaica’s Constitution

 By the Caribbean Journal staff How did English colonial law develop into the legal system of Jamaica today, and what has that meant for Jamaica’s development? A new book by attorney and law professor David P Rowe attempts to answer ... [ Read More ]


Jamaican Ambassador to United States Visits University of Miami

 Above: Ambassador Stephen Vasciannie, Adjunct Professor David Rowe, Deputy Consul General Don James and Associate Dean for Adjunct Faculty Douglas Bischoff (Photo: University of Miami) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaican Ambassador to the United States Stephen Vasciannie paid a ... [ Read More ]



 By David RoweOp-Ed Contributor THE ARRESTS OF McKeeva Bush and Michael Misick in one-week span focused on the world of corruption in the Caribbean. The two most prestigious Caribbean offshore financial centres ended up with a pair political leaders in jail. ... [ Read More ]


 Above: attorney Niyala Harrison (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell MIAMI — The legacy of Marcus Garvey remains just as relevant to the modern day, particularly to the Caribbean. That was among the findings of the Fifth Marcus Garvey Seminar held Thursday ... [ Read More ]


 By Paige ReeseOp-Ed Contributor Blood, sweat, and tears undoubtedly contributed to the enactment of Jamaica’s Plea Negotiations and Agreements Act in 2010. Though this appears to have been a necessary step toward resolving Jamaica’s clogged court system, debate rages about ... [ Read More ]


 By David RoweOp-Ed Contributor At the close of the 33rd regular meeting of the CARICOM Heads of Government in St Lucia this month, the CARICOM Heads of Government issued a communiqué. One of the highpoints of the communiqué was the ... [ Read More ]


 By David RoweOp-Ed Contributor Jamaican-American citizens were positively surprised by US President Barack Obama’s bold move to permit young illegal immigrants to work and study in the United States. One of the major problems fueling crime in Jamaica is the ... [ Read More ]


 By David RoweOp-Ed Contributor Christopher Coke received a 23-year sentence Friday for racketeering conspiracy and conspiracy to commit assault with a dangerous weapon in aid of racketeering from Judge Robert Patterson Of the Southern District of New York. According to ... [ Read More ]


 Above: Christopher Coke By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States is seeking the maximum 23-year prison term for Jamaican strongman Christopher “Dudus” Coke, who pleaded guilty to charges of racketeering conspiracy and assault charges in August. The US’ efforts ... [ Read More ]


 By David P RoweOp-Ed Contributor Sir William Blackstone, (1723-1780) was an exhibitioner of Pembroke College Oxford. He wrote his immortal commentaries on the laws of England, and thought that all law students must first have a University degree to lay ... [ Read More ]


 By David P RoweOp-Ed Contributor Trinidad has once again discovered a major conspiracy aimed at the overthrow of the constitutionally-elected Government. The twin island nation seems engulfed with the suppression of a major anti-government conspiracy. This stunning announcement was made ... [ Read More ]


 Above: National Security Minister Sen. Dwight Nelson, Finance Minister Audley Shaw and Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness (Photo: OPM Jamaica) By David P RoweOp-Ed Contributor In 1554, Lady Jane Grey was, for nine days, Queen of England before her execution ... [ Read More ]


 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaican reggae star Beenie Man has regained his United States visa, he announced today in a release. According to a spokesperson, Beenie Man, whose real name is Moses David, said he re-affirmed his “commitment to ... [ Read More ]