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Guyana: Ruling Limits Old Law

(Sept. 18, 2013) On September 6, 2013, the Acting Chief Justice of the High Court of Guyana, Ian Chang, ruled that cross-dressing can be deemed a criminal offense only if engaged in for improper purposes such as prostitution, not “for the purpose of expressing or accentuating his or her personal sexual orientation in public.” (Guyana […]

Guyana: Caribbean Court of Justice Rules in Trade Dispute

(Oct. 8, 2009) On August 20, 2009, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) ruled against Guyana in a case brought before it by a cement company located in Trinidad and its subsidiary located in Guyana. The companies alleged that Guyana had violated its obligations under the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas, which created the Caribbean Community […]