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Dr. Clarence Henry’s response to Grenada’s referendum experience

Head of The National Coordinating Committee, Dr. Clarence Henry’s response to Grenada’s referendum experience. The people of Grenada have spoken loudly and with much clarity, that they do not wish to have any amendment to their Constitution at this time. They were presented with seven bills from which to make their choices, either separately or collectively. The Referendum exercise gave …

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AG Happy With Poll Results

By Everton Barnes Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Steadroy Benjamin, is expressing satisfaction with the results of the recent public opinion poll concerning the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ). Benjamin told CT that he is pleased with the poll showing that support for the CCJ comes from 65 percent of the electorate, which is quite close to the …

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NCC Hails Barbuda Visit

The National Coordinating Committee (NCC) is describing its two-day visit to Barbuda, which included a town-hall meeting on Thursday evening, as ‘fruitful, encouraging and well-received’. The NCC traveled to the sister island to engage Barbudans in the national campaign on whether or not Antigua and Barbuda should retain the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC) or accede to the …

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CCJ Townhall Meeting (Sep 19 2016) Video

The NCC has been mandated to undertake a public education campaign on the pros and cons of Antigua and Barbuda delinking from the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council JCPC) as its final court of appeal and acceding to the Appellate Jurisdiction of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ). With this remit, the NCC has launched a series of town-hall …

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First Town-hall successfully completed

Chairman of the National Coordinating Committee (NCC), Ambassador Dr. Clarence Henry, is expressing much delight with the successful launch of the series of town hall meetings that form part of the public education campaign. The NCC has been mandated to undertake a public education campaign on the pros and cons of Antigua and Barbuda delinking from the Judicial Committee of …

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Prime Minister Browne says referendum will now take place early 2017

Prime Minister Gaston Browne Tuesday agreed to an opposition request to extend the timeframe for public discussions on whether or not the island should remove the London-based Privy Council as its final court, indicating that a referendum on the matter would now take place by March next year for the latest. Prime Minister Browne, winding up debate on the Constitutional …

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Much Work Ahead For NCC

Chairman of the National Coordinating Committee, Ambassador Dr. Clarence Henry, says while there is measurable improvements in the overall acceptance of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), his Committee still has much work to do in its on-going public education campaign. Ambassador Henry made the remark Tuesday at a media briefing to mark the official launch of the NCC’s official …

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Making an informed choice (National Youth Forum)

“Go home and tell your parents the positive affirmations and proven work of the CCJ”, was the charge issued to hundreds of the nation’s secondary school students who participated in a National Youth Forum on Friday geared at educating them about the history, functions and operations of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ). The order was issued by Samantha Marshall, …

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