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Douglas Mendes

Sunday, July 26, 2015
​No sooner had the ink dried on the judgment of the United States Supreme Court declaring the constitutional right of same-sex partners to marry, than the European Court of Human Rights weighed in on
Sunday, July 12, 2015
​Since traditionally only members of the opposite sex exchange marital vows with God as their witness, and holy texts do not provide to the contrary, there is the strong religious belief that God has
Sunday, July 5, 2015
The children of Haitian migrants born in the Dominican Republic are once again in danger of being banished from the country in which they have spent all their lives.
Sunday, June 21, 2015
The refusal by the South African Government to honour the request made by the International Criminal Court (ICC) to arrest Omar Hassan Ahmad Al Bashir, the President of Sudan, has thrown the internati
Sunday, June 7, 2015
There is always a deep sense of regret and disappointment when members of the judiciary wash their dirty linen in public.
Sunday, May 31, 2015
Whoever compiled the emails should be awarded an Oscar for best screenplay.
Sunday, May 24, 2015
​The Cybercrime Bill, which has had its second reading in the House of Representatives, contains a number of provisions that no one could really quarrel with.
Sunday, May 17, 2015
​The concern that the local judiciary is incapable of delivering the quality of justice to which we have grown accustomed from the Privy Council is the main reason why full accession to the CCJ has be
Sunday, May 10, 2015
​In last week's column, Dr Ghany clarified his views concerning the CCJ/Privy Council debate.
Sunday, May 3, 2015
My friend Dana Seetahal was shot and killed a year ago on her way home from a night’s relaxation. It was not a robbery gone bad. She was not caught in a crossfire or hit by a stray bullet.