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  • Senate President, Hon. Floyd Morris, says the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) debate is likely to continue at the sitting of the Upper House on Friday, October 30.
  • Senator Morris informed that the debate’s continuation will be considered under “advisement,” in light of the Opposition members possible withdrawal from the proceedings.
  • The President was addressing journalists at a media briefing at Gordon House, on Tuesday, October 27.

Senate President, Hon. Floyd Morris, says the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) debate is likely to continue at the sitting of the Upper House on Friday, October 30.

Senator Morris informed that the debate’s continuation will be considered under “advisement,” in light of the Opposition members possible withdrawal from the proceedings.

The President was addressing journalists at a media briefing at Gordon House, on Tuesday, October 27.

“The debate is important…and I am confident that we will get through this, and that the matter will be resolved,” he said.

On Friday, October 23, Opposition Senator, Marlene Malahoo Forte, was suspended  for  what the President said was her failure to submit a copy of a letter he had requested.

Senator Morris advised that the issue pertaining to Senator Malahoo Forte can be resolved by delivering the letter to his office and the Clerk to the Houses of Parliament, either by email or in person.

He said consequent on this action, Senator Malahoo Forte’s suspension would be lifted, “and that would be the end of the matter.”

As it relates to the debate, Senator Morris assured that: “I will do all in my power to facilitate a continuation of this historic exercise, which holds out so much hope for the empowerment of the entire Jamaica society.”