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Pierre’s attacks were ‘vicious, systematic, widespread and targeted’! Court awards Liburd $550k Facebook libel judgment

“[Gordon Pierre’s] defamation was done maliciously and with the conscious intent to injure and destroy [Lasana Liburd] in his workplace and personal life,” stated Master of the Supreme Court Martha Alexander, in her 17-page judgment on 7 May 2019. “This court viewed the defendant’s defamatory action as actuated by malice, …

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MATT “disappointed” with Defamation and Libel Act

The Media Association of Trinidad and Tobago (MATT) is disappointed that the amendments to the Defamation and Libel Act 2013 that excluded the repeal of Section 8 of the Act have been passed in the Senate. Section 8 of the Act, which states, “If any person maliciously publishes any defamatory …

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Ramlogans’ attorneys batter Express ladies

If you are squeamish about seeing women being firmly put in their place, please look away now. Because those Trinidad Express ladies sure got what was coming to them. Anika Gumbs-Sandiford apparently spent the last week tiptoeing around Attorney General Anand Ramlogan; an investigative reporter can never be too careful, …

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