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Caribbean Court of Justice Mired in Controversy

Barbados Free Press says that few people realise “that the vaunted Caribbean Court of Justice carries no actual power or authority”, partly because compliance with the court's decisions is apparently voluntary. Comparing the institution to a toothless bulldog, the post went on to provide links to reports on several incidents that are allegedly affecting the integrity and performance of the court, including lawsuits from former employees, a legal battle with a daily newspaper in Trinidad and Tobago, and quite damningly, reports of mismanagement and judicial misconduct.

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