Ruling gives clear guide
MICHELLE BROWN, the attorney for Shanique Myrie, says the ruling by the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has vindicated her client and provided clear rules on how Caribbean nationals should be treated when they travel throughout the region.
Brown said the ruling also outlined the grounds on which CARICOM nationals should be denied entry by member states and how they should be treated by immigration and border officials.
“So it has been a very good victory for Miss Myrie. It has vindicated her bringing this action as the court has said that she was wrongfully denied entry and that Barbados must compensate her for this,” Brown told reporters after the verdict.
She described the verdict as a landmark ruling for the region, noting that it was an important step to take . . . . (Jamaica Gleaner)