A High Court judge has awarded former investigative journalist Anika Gumbs $255,000 in damages for a series of libellous articles published in Sunshine newspaper almost four years ago.
Delivering judgment in the San Fernando Civil Court, Justice Nadia Kangaloo found that the articles amounted to an attack on Gumbs and made her a public target.
Be careful what you post on social media.
This as Justice Frank Seepersad has delivered a landmark judgment in the San Fernando Court in relation to social media posts.
A woman who published defamation claims about a family on Facebook, will now have to compensate her victims.
This morning Justice Seepersad ruled that Jenelle Burke made a series of unsubstantiated libellous statements that caused the family to suffering “shame and embarrassment” since those statements were false and may have been seen by thousands