U-RAP Reports

Dr. Caricco, an anthropologist lecturing at the University of Guyana at the time of this study, discusses in this report the social effects of colonial prohibitions criminalising various acts of same-sex intimacy still retained in Guyana’s laws. The study addresses the effects that result from enforcement and threat of enforcement…
Dr. Se-shauna Wheatle discusses the defences of justifiable homicide and provocation and their disparate impact on the following communities: LGBT, women, battered women and the poor. Ms. Wheatle specifically highlights the use of justifiable homicide to defend the killing of gay men and how this in turn denies persons their…
This publication, written by Roger Hood and Florence Seemungal, reports the findings from a public opinion survey of the views of a representative sample of 1,000 residents of Trinidad on the very topical subject of the death penalty, and in particular the support for and use of the mandatory death…