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Apr 16, 2014

A new justice appointed to the Supreme Court

Sonya Young

The appointment of a new justice to the Supreme Court is imminent. Justice Sonya Young of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines arrived in the Jewel on Tuesday and was today given a tour of her the Supreme Court buildings by Registrar, Velda Flowers. The newly appointed judge will be sworn within the next two weeks. Justice Young is replacing Judge Rita Mae Olivette. Up until April fourth of this year, Justice Young worked as the Chief Magistrate at the Kingstown Magistrate’s Court in Saint Vincent.

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4 Responses for “A new justice appointed to the Supreme Court”

  1. Ricky Malthus says:

    When will this foreign, black, recolonization of Belize end? Barrow is in hog’s heaven now; he has arrived. Belize City is the black enclave that secede from the rest of the country. It is irrational to keep bringing these Caribbean and African jurists to Belize to adjudicate cases here when we have our own home grown jurists. What gives? Just Barrow’s racism?

  2. kunko joe says:

    You’re still calling Belize the Jewel? No kidding?

  3. Ali BaBarrow protects his 40 says:

    This person better not cross Ali.
    The purpose of Belizean courts is rubber stamping Ali’s whims.
    Then everything will be happy and in order.

  4. Beverly Young says:

    Unfortunately, this is not a happy event, because a Belizean was not hired for this position.

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