Tag: Barbados

Jul 28

Death Row Prisoners Vincent Edwards And Richard Haynes Acquitted By Caribbean Court of Justice

CCJ Chides Barbados For Not Recording Interrogations (Nationnews, Barbados), 7-27-2017

Vincent Leroy Edwards and Ricardo Orlando Haynes (aka Richard Haynes) have been acquitted of a 2006 murder in Barbados by the Caribbean Court of Justice. On July 25, 2017 the CCJ ruled their uncorroborated alleged confessions to police were insufficient evidence to prove they committed the crime, and ordered their release from Barbados’ death row. …

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Nov 01

Rastafarian Parents Acquitted Of Failing To Send Homeschooled Children To Public School

Charles Ijui Jah Lashley (right rear), Kim Isartes Ibre Jackman (left rear), with their daughter (left front) and son (right front), outside the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court after the acquittal of Lashley and Jackman on Oct. 31, 2016 (St. Lucia Times)

On October 29, 2016, Charles Ijui Jah Lashley and Kim Isartes Ibre Jackman’s convictions of failing to send their two homeschooled children to public school were overturned in Barbados. Lashley and Jackman are Rastafarians, and they had been found guilty in September 2016. Homeschooling is lawful in Barbados if a parent is granted an exemption …

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