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BREAKING NEWS: Vybz Kartel Sentenced To Life In Prison, To Serve 35 Years Before Parole

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Published: Thursday | April 3, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Dancehall artiste, Vybz Kartel, has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Clive ĹLizardĺ Williams.
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Kartel, Co-Accused To Be Sentenced Today

Published: Thursday | April 3, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Entertainer Vybz Kartel is to return to the Supreme Court this morning to hear what sentence he will serve for the 2011 murder of Clive 'Lizard' Williams.
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Attorney Making Submissions At Kartel Sentencing

Published: Thursday | April 3, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Attorney-at-law Pierre Rogers is now making a submission before Justice Lennox Campbell at the sentencing hearing for Vybz Kartel and three other men sentenced for the 2011 murder of Clive 'Lizard' Williams.
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Kartel Juror Recorded Trying To Bribe Foreman, Says DPP

Published: Wednesday | March 19, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Prosecutors yesterday revealed that among the evidence they have against the juror who allegedly tried to influence the outcome of the Vybz Kartel murder trial is a statement from one of his colleagues asserting that he promised to "take care" of her.
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How Kartel Juror Allegedly Tried To Bribe His Peer

Published: Tuesday | March 18, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Prosecutors this morning outlined how a juror in the murder trial of popular entertainer Vybz Kartel allegedly made several attempts, including an offer of half-a-million dollars, to influence his colleagues to return a not guilty verdict.
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Security Surge - Bodyguard Beef-Up For DPP, Kartel Prosecutors

Published: Tuesday | March 18, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Jamaica's top prosecutor yesterday revealed that the police have increased security around her office and the two prosecutors in the Vybz Kartel murder trial because of "specific and general security concerns".
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UPDATE: Juror in Vybz Kartel case slapped with multiple charges

Published: Sunday | March 16, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Detectives from the Kingston Central Police Division have now charged the juror in the Vybz Kartel murder trial who allegedly tried to sway others to change their verdict to not guilty.
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Still Shocked! Tom And Son Didn't See 'Guilty' Coming As The 'Worl' Boss' Is Busted

Published: Sunday | March 16, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Attorneys Tom Tavares-Finson and his son Christian listened with jaw-dropping disbelief in the Home Circuit Court last Thursday as the guilty verdict was returned against their client Adidja 'Vybz Kartel' Palmer.
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Shattered Dreams

Published: Sunday | March 16, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Verdict busts Kartel's big plans
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BREAKING NEWS: Guilty - Vybz Kartel, Three Co-Accused Convicted, Shane Williams Freed

Published: Thursday | March 13, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel and his four co-accused have been found guilty...
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Kartel Guilty - DJ, Three Others Face Life For 'Lizard' Murder

Published: Friday | March 14, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Entertainer Vybz Kartel and three other men were yesterday convicted in the Home Circuit Court of the murder of Clive 'Lizard' Williams and are to be sentenced on March 27.
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Kartel Looked Pale Before Verdict

Published: Friday | March 14, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Adidja Palmer, popularly known as Vybz Kartel, was pale, as he and his co-accused entered the courtroom minutes after 5:30 p.m. yesterday. Kartel's eyes were half closed and he didn't say a word.
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... Juror To Face Court For Bribery

Published: Friday | March 14, 2014
Vybz Kartel
One of the jurors in the Vybz Kartel murder trial is to be brought before the court today on allegation that he attempted to bribe a fellow juror.
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Police High Command Commends Investigators In Vybz Kartel Case

Published: Friday | March 14, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel and his four co-accused have been found guilty...
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BREAKING NEWS: Jury Retires To Consider Verdict In Vybz Kartel Trial

Published: Thursday | March 13, 2014
Vybz Kartel
The jury has retired in the Vybz Kartel murder trial to consider a verdict.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: The legal teams

Published: Thursday | March 13, 2014
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: The legal teams
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Judge Meeting With Lawyers In Chambers

Published: Thursday | March 13, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Justice Lennox Campbell, the judge presiding at the Vybz Karetl murder trial is at this hour meeting with lawyers in the case.
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JUST IN: Chaos In Downtown Kingston As Vybz Kartel Supporters Storm Police Barricades

Published: Thursday | March 13, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Chaos erupted outside the Supreme Court building on King Street in downtown, Kingston a short while ago as hundreds of Vybz Kartel supporters broke through police barricades.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Judge Instructs Jurors How To Assess Accused Unsworn Statements

Published: Thursday | March 13, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Jurors who are expected to deliberate on Vybz Karel´┐Żs fate soon have been told the entertainer and his co-accused may have been reluctant to have their defence questioned by prosecutors.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Road Closures In Supreme Court Vicinity

Published: Thursday | March 13, 2014
Vybz Kartel
The police have again instituted road closures in the vicinity of the Supreme Court in downtown Kingston starting today in anticipation of a verdict in the Vybz Kartel murder case.
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Judge Threatens To Cite Kartel's Attorney For Disrupting Summation

Published: Thursday | March 13, 2014
Vybz Kartel
There was fireworks yesterday at the murder trial of entertainer Vybz Kartel when Justice Lennox Campbell ordered defence lawyer Tom Tavares-Finson to take his seat and threatened to cite him for contempt of court if he disrupted his summation again.
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Vybz Kartel's Grandma, Other Relatives Barred From Attending Trial

Published: Wednesday | March 12, 2014
Vybz Kartel
The female relatives of 38-year-old entertainer Vybz Kartel and his four co-accused have been barred from attending their murder trial although it is being held in open court.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Judge Completes Summation On Prosecution's Witnesses

Published: Wednesday | March 12, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Justice Lennox Campbell this afternoon threatened to cite defence attorney Tom Tavares-Finson for contempt of court if he disrupted his summation again.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL ... Proceedings To Resume At 1 O'clock, All Jurors Available

Published: Wednesday | March 12, 2014
Vybz Kartel
The presiding judge at the Vybz Kartel murder trial has just informed the court that all the jurors are available and proceedings will start at 1 o´┐Żclock this afternoon.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Juror Unavailability Delays Continuation Of Judge's Summation

Published: Wednesday | March 12, 2014
Vybz Kartel
The unavailability of one juror in the Vybz Kartel murder trial has forced a delay in the start of today´┐Żs proceedings in the Home Circuit Court.
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Judge Urges Jury To Check If Texts Back Main Witness's Report

Published: Wednesday | March 12, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Supreme Court judge, Lennox Campbell, has asked the jury in the Vbyz Kartel murder trial to look at the text messages to see if they support the evidence of the prosecution's main witness.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Judge Asks Jury To Consider ´┐ŻChop Up Like Mince Meat´┐Ż Text Message

Published: Tuesday | March 11, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Justice Lennox Campbell this afternoon asked the 11-member jury at the Vybz Kartel murder trial to consider the text message attributed to the entertainer´┐Żs phone which stated that Clive ´┐ŻLizard´┐Ż Williams was chopped up like mince meat.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Jurors Told To Examine Allegations That Police Are Using Fraud To Get Conviction

Published: Tuesday | March 11, 2014
Vybz Kartel
The high court judge presiding at Vybz Kartel´┐Żs murder trial has instructed jurors to examine whether the conduct of police support allegations by defence lawyers of fraud and corruption to seek convictions.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Judge To Continue Summation On Prosecution's Main Witness

Published: Tuesday | March 11, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Presiding judge at the Vybz Kartel murder trial, Justice Lennox Campbell is to continue his summation of evidence given by expert witnesses in the case when the matter resumes this morning.
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Determine If Main Witness Truthful, Kartel Jurors Told

Published: Tuesday | March 11, 2014
Vybz Kartel
The jurors trying entertainer Vybz Kartel have been called upon by Justice Lennox Campbell to determine if the prosecution's main witness "is a witness of truth".
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Lawyer Questions Judge Over Corrections To Summations

Published: Monday | March 10, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Lawyer for entertainer Vybz Kartel, Tom Tavares-Finson this morning questioned the judge in the murder trial on two notes passed to him by the registrar during his summation last week.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Judge Continues Summation This Morning

Published: Monday | March 10, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Justice Lennox Campbell, the judge presiding at the Vybz Kartel murder trial, is to continue his summation this morning when the four-month-old trial resumes in the Home Circuit Court.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Something happened at Kartel's gate, judge tells jurors

Published: Friday | March 7, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Justice Lennox Campbell, the judge presiding at the Vybz Kartel murder trial has told jurors that "something happened" at the entertainer's gate in Havendale, St Andrew on August 16, 2011.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Judge Highlights 'Serious Contentions' About Phones With Text Messages

Published: Friday | March 7, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Justice Lennox Campbell has told jurors in the Vybz Kartel murder trial that the defense has raised what he called ´┐Żserious contentions´┐Ż about the integrity of cell phones containing evidence implicating the entertainer.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Judge To Continue Summation

Published: Friday | March 7, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Justice Lennox Campbell is to continue his summation to the 11-member jury hearing the murder case against entertainer Vybz Kartel and four others.
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Kartel Trial In Home Stretch

Published: Friday | March 7, 2014
Vybz Kartel
On a day when international artiste Busta Rhymes turned up in court to support Vybz Kartel, Justice Lennox Campbell began the final stage of the embattled entertainer's murder trial before it is handed over to the jury.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Judge Tells Jurors Artiste Did Not Deny Voice Notes

Published: Thursday | March 6, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Attorney-at-law Tom Tavares Finson this afternoon moved quickly to defend his client after Justice Lennox Campbell told jurors that entertainer Vybz Kartel did not say in his defence that the voice notes played in court were not his voice.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Judge tells jurors not to find Kartel guilty because of lyrics

Published: Thursday | March 6, 2014
Vybz Kartel
The judge in the Vybz Kartel murder trial has told jurors that they should not find the entertainer guilty because of the contents of his lyrics.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Proceedings to resume with judge's address to jury

Published: Thursday | March 6, 2014
Vybz Kartel
The judge in the Vybz Kartel murder trial is expected to start his summation before an 11-member jury when the case resumes this morning.
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Next Month For Verdict In Kartel Case

Published: Wednesday | February 26, 2014
Vybz Kartel
The anxiously awaited verdict in the murder trial of Vybz Kartel and his four co-accused will not be known until next month.
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Kartel Trial Will Stretch Into Next Week

Published: Wednesday | February 26, 2014
Vybz Kartel
The murder trial of entertainer Vybz Kartel and his four co-accused will not end this week as Justice Lennox Campbell had estimated last week.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Kartel, Co-Accused To Know Fate Next Week

Published: Tuesday | February 25, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Entertainer Vybz Kartel and his four co-accused will know their fate next week.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Police Accused Of 'Malicious Intent' To Mislead

Published: Tuesday | February 25, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Defence attorney Pierre Rodgers said there was malicious intent on the part of the police to mislead in the Vybz Kartel murder case as he addressed the jury at the trial this morning.
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Prosecution Case Full Of Holes, Says Defence In Kartel Matter

Published: Tuesday | February 25, 2014
Vybz Kartel
The murder trial of entertainer Vybz Kartel continued yesterday with defence lawyers describing the prosecution's case having many gaping holes.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Concerns Raised About 'Important' 15-Minute Period

Published: Monday | February 24, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Defense lawyer Michael Lorne this morning continued addressing the jury in the Vybz Kartel murder trial, raising questions about whether the events surrounding the murder could have occurred in the time stated in court.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Defence Attorney To Continue Closing Arguments

Published: Monday | February 24, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Defence attorney Michael Lorne is to continue his address to the jury this morning when the Vybz Kartel murder trial resumes in the Home Circuit Court.
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'World Boss' Says Nothing Can Happen To Him' - Prosecution Tells Jury To Note Kartel's Arrogance

Published: Friday | February 21, 2014
Vybz Kartel
The jurors trying entertainer Vybz Kartel and his four co-accused have been called upon to consider the evidence and be true to their oath.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Crown Ends Address To Jury

Published: Thursday | February 20, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Lead prosecutor Jeremy Taylor this afternoon completed his address to the 11- member jury at the murder trial against dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel and his four co-accused.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Why Did Shawn Storm Take 'Lizard' To Havendale? Prosecutor Asks

Published: Thursday | February 20, 2014
Vybz Kartel
The prosecutor in the Vybz Kartel murder trial, has asked jurors to consider why co-accused murderer 'Shawn Storm' did not explain the reason he took Clive ´┐ŻLizard´┐Ż Williams to Havendale, St Andrew on August 16, 2011.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Judge Says Verdict No Longer Likely This Week

Published: Thursday | February 20, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Justice Lennox Campbell, the judge presiding at the Vybz Kartel murder trial has told jurors that it is no longer likely that the case will end this week.
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Kartel Trial Could Extend To Next Week

Published: Thursday | February 20, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Security was beefed up yesterday around the Supreme Court in Kingston, where the Vybz Kartel murder trial is taking place.
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VYBZ KARTEL MURDER TRIAL: Judge Reminds Cops Jamaicans Have Right To Access Court

Published: Wednesday | February 19, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Justice Lennox Campbell this morning summoned a senior policeman into the courtroom and reminded him that Jamaicans have a legal right to access the court.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Prosecutor Asks Jurors To Scrutinise Artiste's Character After Gun Locking Claim

Published: Wednesday | February 19, 2014
Vybz Kartel
State prosecutor, Jeremy Taylor, today asked jurors at the Vybz Kartel murder trial to question the artiste's "good character" after revelations that the entertainer gave the deceased guns to secure.
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Defence Gives Closing Remarks In Kartel Trial

Published: Wednesday | February 19, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Defence lawyer Tom Tavares-Finson has said that the prosecution, in attempting to prove its case against entertainer Vybz Kartel and his four co-accused, has brought a number of witnesses masquerading in the robe of the Constitution of Jamaica and the authoritative robe of the Director of Public Prosecutions.
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Kartel's Lawyer Makes Closing Arguments, Says Prosecution´┐Żs Case 'Naked And Exposed'

Published: Tuesday | February 18, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Lawyer for accused murderer Vybz Kartel has told a Home Circuit Court jury that the defense has left the State´┐Żs case against his client naked and exposed as a conspiratorial lie.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Letter Allegedly Written By Prosecution´┐Żs Main Witness Tendered Into Evidence

Published: Monday | February 17, 2014
Vybz Kartel
The letter purportedly written by the prosecution´┐Żs main witness to the Public Defender was tendered into evidence today as the Vybz Kartel murder trial continued in the Home Circuit Court.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Defense Handwriting Expert Continues Testimony On Signatures

Published: Monday | February 17, 2014
Vybz Kartel
A defense handwriting expert has testified at the Vybz Kartel murder trial that he did not remember a court case in which he appeared years ago where it was said his analysis deprived the case of probative features.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Jury Could Decide On Palmer, Co-Accused Fate This Week

Published: Monday | February 17, 2014
Vybz Kartel
After three months of hearing evidence, jurors in the Adidja 'Vybz Kartel' Palmer murder trial could this week be asked to deliberate on the fate of the entertainer and his four co-accused.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Judge orders statement from prosecution's handwriting expert

Published: Friday | February 14, 2014
Vybz Kartel
It was revealed in the Vybz Kartel murder trial this morning that the prosecution used a handwriting expert to examine two documents the defense is claiming were written by the State´┐Żs main witness in the case.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Witness Statement Admitted Into Evidence

Published: Thursday | February 13, 2014
Vybz Kartel
The judge in the Vybz Kartel murder trial has admitted into evidence, a police statement given by the Crown´┐Żs main witness bearing his signature.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Handwriting expert testifies

Published: Thursday | February 13, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Retired Superintendent of police and handwriting expert, Karl Major has testified in the Vybz Kartel murder trial to analysing two sets of documents in relation to the case.
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Kartel Says Bunting's Statements In US Prejudicial To Murder Case - Entertainer, Co-Accused Plead Innocence

Published: Thursday | February 13, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Entertainer Vybz Kartel and his four co-accused gave unsworn statements yesterday, saying they knew nothing about the murder for which they have been on trial in the Home Circuit Court since November last year.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: What the DJ said in his defence

Published: Wednesday | February 12, 2014
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Dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel this morning testified in his defence as his murder trial comes closer to a close.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: I Am Innocent, Artiste Tells Court

Published: Wednesday | February 12, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Dancehall entertainer Adidja 'Vybz' Kartel Palmer, has told the Home Circuit Court that he innocent of the August 2011 murder of Clive 'Lizard' Williams.
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JUST IN: Judge Rules Vybz Kartel and Co-Accused have Case to Answer

Published: Wednesday | February 12, 2014
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The judge in the Vybz Kartel murder trial has thrown out an application by defense lawyers to have the case dismissed.
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VYBZ KARTEL MURDER TRIAL: Judge To Rule On No Case Submission

Published: Wednesday | February 12, 2014
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Presiding judge at the Vybz Kartel murder trial, Justice Lennox Campbell, is to rule today whether the entertainer and his co-accused have a case to answer.
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Jurors To Deliberate In Kartel Trial Next Week

Published: Wednesday | February 12, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Supreme Court Judge Lennox Campbell yesterday assured the jurors in the Vybz Kartel murder trial that, by next week, the case will go to them for their deliberation.
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VYBZ KARTEL MURDER TRIAL: Jury dismissed for the day

Published: Tuesday | February 11, 2014
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Jurors in the Vybz Kartel murder trial have been sent home until tomorrow.
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VYBZ KARTEL MURDER TRIAL: Defense Lawyers Complete No-Case Submissions

Published: Tuesday | February 11, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Defense lawyers in the Vybz Kartel case have completed their no-case submissions to a Home Circuit Court judge.
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Defence Argues 'No Case' In Kartel Trial

Published: Tuesday | February 11, 2014
Vybz Kartel
The Crown closed its case yesterday at the trial of entertainer Vybz Kartel, who is charged jointly with four other men for the murder of Clive 'Lizard' Williams, of Waterford, St Catherine.
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VYBZ KARTEL MURDER TRIAL: JCF Communications Head Summoned To Court

Published: Monday | February 10, 2014
Vybz Kartel
The head of the communications arm of the Jamaica Constabulary Force has been summoned to appear in the Vybz Kartel murder trial following complaints by the defence.
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VYBZ KARTEL MURDER TRIAL: Juror Excused After Claiming Difficulties

Published: Thursday | February 6, 2014
Vybz Kartel
A juror has been excused from the Vybz Kartel murder trial.
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VYBZ KARTEL MURDER TRIAL: Prosecution's Main Witness Identifies Kartel In Voice Recordings

Published: Thursday | February 6, 2014
Vybz Kartel
The main prosecution witness in the Vybz Kartel murder trial was this morning shown photographs from which he identified the entertainer.
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VYBZ KARTEL MURDER TRIAL: Prosecution's Main Witness Arrives, Face Covered, Heavy Security Escort

Published: Thursday | February 6, 2014
Vybz Kartel
The main witness in the State´┐Żs case against entertainer Vybz Kartel arrived at the Supreme Court building in downtown, Kingston under heavy security escort moments ago.
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VYBZ KARTEL MURDER TRIAL: Prosecution To Call Final Witness Today

Published: Thursday | February 6, 2014
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The prosecution in the Vybz Kartel murder trial is expected to close its case today.
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VYBZ KARTEL MURDER TRIAL: Cop Tells Court There Are Criminals In The Force

Published: Wednesday | February 5, 2014
Vybz Kartel
A senior police investigator, testifying in the Vybz Kartel murder trial, this morning told the court that there are criminals within the ranks of the Jamaica Constabulary Force.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Entertainer's Property Dug Up In Search Of 'Lizard's' Body

Published: Wednesday | February 5, 2014
Vybz Kartel
The lead investigator in the murder case against Vybz Kartel has testified that in 2012, a section of the entertainer´┐Żs Havendale, St Andrew property was dug up in search of the body of alleged murder victim, Clive ´┐ŻLizard' Williams.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Defense Accuses Witness Of Phone Records Tampering

Published: Tuesday | February 4, 2014
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The Vybz Kartel murder trial continued this afternoon with accusations from the defense that a prosecution witness tampered with telephone evidence to secure the conviction of the deejay and his co-accused.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Questions Raised About Possible Oversight During BlackBerry Data Extraction

Published: Friday | January 31, 2014
Vybz Kartel
The defence at the Vybz Kartel murder trial this morning raised questions as to whether there was any independent oversight during the examination of the BlackBerry phone said to belong to the entertainer.
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Kartel's Defence Cries Foul

Published: Friday | January 31, 2014
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Defence lawyer Tom Tavares-Finson yesterday raised concerns at the murder trial of entertainer Vybz Kartel that a computer expert for the defence was detained by the police on Wednesday and items to assist the defence were seized by the police.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Linton Face More Cross Examination From Tavares-Finson

Published: Thursday | January 30, 2014
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Detective Sergeant Patrick Linton faced further cross-examination by defence attorney Tom Tavares-Finson this afternoon.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Concerns Raised About Defence Witness Detention, DPP Steps In

Published: Thursday | January 30, 2014
Vybz Kartel
One of the attorneys for entertainer Vybz Kartel, Tom Tavares-Finson, today raised concerns about the circumstances under which a defence witness was detained by the police.
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More Electronic Evidence Admitted Despite Defence Objections

Published: Wednesday | January 29, 2014
Vybz Kartel
The Vybz Kartel murder trial continued this afternoon with Constable Kemar Wilks from the Cybercrimes Unit testifying that on November 24,2011, former head of the Cybercrimes Unit, Detective Sergeant Patrick Linton, gave him two compact discs or CDs.
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Kartel Trial: BBM States Lizard Chopped 'Fine, Fine'

Published: Tuesday | January 28, 2014
Vybz Kartel
A BlackBerry text message sent from a cell phone attributed by the police to entertainer Vybz Kartel stating that Clive 'Lizard' Williams was chopped up "fine, fine" was one of the messages read to the jury yesterday during the murder trial.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Messages Shown Telling Of Mincing, Throwing Away 'Lizard'

Published: Monday | January 27, 2014
Vybz Kartel
The 12-member jury at the Vybz Kartel murder trial was this afternoon showed Blackberry messages allegedly telling of how Clive 'Lizard' Williams was chopped up.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Jury Shown Images Allegedly Taken From Kartel's Phone

Published: Monday | January 27, 2014
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The Vybz Kartel murder trial continued this morning with the jury being shown images and voice recordings taken from a BlackBerry said to belong to the entertainer.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Video Shows Light-Skinned Man With 'Boss' Tattoo, Another With Pick-Axe Stick

Published: Thursday | January 23, 2014
Vybz Kartel
A police sergeant has testified at the Vybz Kartel murder trial to seeing a man with a pick-axe stick in a phone video confiscated in the investigation of Clive ´┐ŻLizard´┐Ż Williams´┐Ż killing.
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Four Phones Tendered Into Evidence At Kartel Trial

Published: Thursday | January 23, 2014
Vybz Kartel
The prosecution tendered into evidence one iPhone and three BlackBerry cell phones at the murder trial of entertainer Vybz Kartel and his four co-accused yesterday.
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OCID Member Denies Misplacing Murder Scene In Kartel Trial

Published: Wednesday | January 22, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Head of the Cybercrimes Unit at the Organised Crime Investigation Division (OCID), Inspector Warren Williams, yesterday denied suggestions that he had placed the alleged murder scene in the Vybz Kartel trial at the wrong location.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Cybercrimes Head Testifies About Cell Site Records

Published: Tuesday | January 21, 2014
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Head of the Cybercrimes Unit at the Organised Crime Investigation Division, Inspector Warren Williams, testified at the Vybz Kartel murder trial this morning that he received cell site records with one place of interest being Havendale in St Andrew.
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Text Messages Being Taken Out Of Context - Kartel's Lawyer

Published: Tuesday | January 21, 2014
Vybz Kartel
There was strong objection yesterday from lead prosecutor Jeremy Taylor when defence lawyer Tom Tavares-Finson suggested at the Vybz Kartel murder trial that a Crown witness was taking certain text messages out of context.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Defence, Lead Prosecutor Spar Over New Text Messages

Published: Monday | January 20, 2014
Vybz Kartel
There was verbal sparring between defence attorney Tom Tavares-Finson and lead prosecutor Jeremy Taylor at the Vybz Kartel murder trial today over text messages.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Police Cybercrimes Witness To Continue Testimony

Published: Monday | January 20, 2014
Vybz Kartel
The Vybz Kartel murder trial will resume this afternoon with defense lawyers set to continue their cross-examination of a police witness who last Friday claimed privilege as a basis not to answer certain questions.
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Kartel, Shawn Storm Called Lizard Day Before Murder, Court Told

Published: Wednesday | January 15, 2014
Vybz Kartel
A schedule of mobile phone calls which was presented at the murder trial of entertainer Vybz Kartel disclosed that the day before Clive 'Lizard' Williams went missing, phone calls allegedly attributed to the entertainer were made to a mobile phone said to be Williams'.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Accused Sent Text Message Suggesting Deceased Ran Away

Published: Tuesday | January 14, 2014
Vybz Kartel
More text message revelations in the Vybz Kartel murder trial this morning have pointed to one of the accused, Shawn ´┐ŻShawn Storm´┐Ż Campbell, allegedly suggesting that Clive ´┐ŻLizard' Williams ran away.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Text Messages Detail Plot To Kill

Published: Monday | January 13, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Jurors in the Vybz Kartel murder trial this afternoon heard text message evidence allegedly from Clive ´┐ŻLizard´┐Ż Williams informing his girlfriend that he was being transported to a Havendale house and he feared that he was going to be killed.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Digicel Exec Testifies About Missing Disc Containing Telephone Records

Published: Monday | January 13, 2014
Vybz Kartel
A Digicel executive has testified at the Vybz Kartel murder trial in downtown Kingston that a missing disc containing evidence in the case will affect efforts to verify the contents of another.
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Law Student Hands Sweet To Vybz Kartel In Court, School Declines Comment

Published: Friday | January 10, 2014
Vybz Kartel
KINGSTON, Jamaica: The Norman Manley Law School has reportedly recommended that its students no longer attend the Vybz Kartel murder trial following an incident in which one of them acted inappropriately.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Judge Bemoans Only The Poor Being Called As Jurors

Published: Friday | January 10, 2014
Vybz Kartel
KINGSTON, Jamaica: The Vybz Kartel murder trial was an hour-and-a-half late this morning because a juror did not attend court on time.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Prosecutors Say Telephone Records Missing

Published: Friday | January 10, 2014
Vybz Kartel
KINGSTON, Jamaica: There has been a major development in the Vybz Kartel murder case as a key piece of evidence has gone missing.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Policewoman Testifies To Arresting St John, Williams At Kingston Hotel

Published: Thursday | January 9, 2014
Vybz Kartel
KINGSTON, Jamaica: A police corporal has explained at the Vybz Kartel murder trial how Andre St John and Shane Williams, two of the five accused, were arrested in the investigation of the August 2011 murder of Clive 'Lizard' Williams.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Telecoms Expert To Testify Today

Published: Thursday | January 9, 2014
Vybz Kartel
After weeks of being outside the courtroom, the 12-member jury at the Vybz Kartel murder case is expected to resume hearing the matter today in the Home Circuit Court.
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Issue Over Juror Visit May Not Affect Kartel Trial

Published: Wednesday | January 8, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Supreme Court Judge Lennox Campbell yesterday held an inquiry into a report that a juror in the Vybz Kartel murder trial had visited the office of one of the defence lawyers and ruled that it was an innocent interaction and was not likely to affect the trial.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Judge Says Case Will Continue Following Juror, Lawyer Encounter

Published: Tuesday | January 7, 2014
Vybz Kartel
Justice Lennox Campbell has ruled that the Vybz Kartel murder trial will continue following an inquiry into an interaction between a juror and a member of the defence team.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Case To Continue Today With Jurors Present

Published: Tuesday | January 7, 2014
Vybz Kartel
The Vybz Kartel murder case is set to continue today with the jurors present.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Conduct Of Purported Juror Could Spark Probe

Published: Monday | January 6, 2014
Vybz Kartel
There are reports this afternoon that there could be an investigation into a claim that an individual purporting to be a juror in the Vybz Kartel murder trial turned up at the office of a defense lawyer.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Case Resumes In Home Circuit Court Today

Published: Monday | January 6, 2014
Vybz Kartel
The murder trial of dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel in relation to the death of Clive 'Lizard' Williams is set to resume today following the Christmas break.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: No Records Of 'Lizard' Leaving Jamaica

Published: Monday | December 9, 2013
Vybz Kartel
An administrator of Jamaica´┐Żs border management testified in the Vybz Kartel murder trial this morning that since 2005, there were no records to show that anyone by the name of Clive ´┐ŻLizard´┐Ż Williams travelled outside of Jamaica.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Trial Continues Today Without Jury

Published: Friday | December 6, 2013
Vybz Kartel
The Vybz Kartel murder trial continues today but the jurors, spectators and members of the media will not be allowed inside the court room.
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Kartel Trial Goes In Camera

Published: Friday | December 6, 2013
Vybz Kartel
The trial of entertainer Vybz Kartel continued yesterday in a closed session because of the sensitive nature of the evidence.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Press, Ordinary Citizens Barred From Hearing Cybercrimes Expert Testify

Published: Thursday | December 5, 2013
Vybz Kartel
Members of the public, including the press were this morning barred from hearing testimonies from a cybercrimes expert at the Vybz Kartel murder trial because of national security concerns.
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Kartel Murder Trial: DNA Test Did Not Link Blood To Murder Victim, Witness Says

Published: Thursday | December 5, 2013
Vybz Kartel
Government forensic analyst Sherron Brydson has testified that she conducted DNA tests in relation to a blood sample allegedly taken from entertainer Vybz Kartel's house in Havendale, St Andrew, but she could not say that the blood belonged to the alleged deceased, Clive 'Lizard' Williams.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Blood Samples Found At Entertainer's House Belonged To A Male

Published: Wednesday | December 4, 2013
Vybz Kartel
A Government forensic analyst has testified at the Vybz Kartel murder trial that blood samples found at the entertainer´┐Żs St Andrew house where Clive ´┐ŻLizard´┐Ż Williams was allegedly killed, were from a male.
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Rumour Draws Huge Support For Vybz Kartel

Published: Wednesday | December 4, 2013
Vybz Kartel
There was much excitement in downtown Kingston yesterday afternoon as a large group of persons rushed down King Street and converged on Temple Lane behind the Supreme Court. Rumours had spread that artiste Vybz Kartel had been freed of murder and was having lunch at a nearby restaurant.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Police Remove Large Crowd After Rumours The Artiste Was Freed

Published: Tuesday | December 3, 2013
Vybz Kartel
The police were called into action this afternoon to remove a large group of people who had converged in the precincts of the Supreme Court where the murder trial of dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel is being heard.
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Handwriting Expert To Examine Letter In Kartel Trial

Published: Tuesday | December 3, 2013
Vybz Kartel
The main witness for the prosecution in the Vybz Kartel murder case completed his testimony. However, he was was told that he could be recalled by the defence and the prosecution in relation to a letter allegedly bearing his signature which was sent to Public Defender Earl Witter in November.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Early Adjournment, Defence To Carry Out Handwriting Examination

Published: Monday | December 2, 2013
Vybz Kartel
The Vybz Kartel murder trial took an early adjournment today to allow the defence to carry out handwriting examination of a letter purportedly written to the Public Defender by the prosecution's key witness.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Murder Trial Enters Third Week

Published: Monday | December 2, 2013
Vybz Kartel
The murder trial of entertainer Vybz Kartel and four others enters its third week, with defense lawyers expected to continue their cross-examination of the the key prosecution witness today.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Prosecutor's Key Witness Says He Was Given A Gun To Hide

Published: Friday | November 29, 2013
Vybz Kartel
The key witness in the Vybz Kartel murder case is now being cross examined by attorney-at-law Pierre Rogers.
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Witness Quizzed On Letter In Kartel Case

Published: Friday | November 29, 2013
Vybz Kartel
Defence attorney Michael Lorne yesterday questioned the prosecution's main witness in the Vybz Kartel murder trial about a letter which he allegedly wrote in November 2011 and had delivered to Public Defender Earl Witter.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Police Did Not Threaten To Arrest Me, Says Key Witness

Published: Thursday | November 28, 2013
Vybz Kartel
The key witness in the Vybz Kartel murder trial testified this morning that the police did not threaten him with a murder charge in order for him to provide a statement in the matter.
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Witness Says Kartel, Others Tried To Get Him To Leave Island

Published: Thursday | November 28, 2013
Vybz Kartel
A Crown witness in the Vybz Kartel murder trial has denied suggestions from defence lawyer Tom Tavares-Finson that Clive 'Lizard' Williams had only gone to a guest house in Havendale, St Andrew, and not to Kartel's Havendale house.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Prosecutor's Key Witness Tells Court Kartel, Shawn Storm Wanted Him Out Of Ja

Published: Wednesday | November 27, 2013
Vybz Kartel
The main witness at the Vybz Kartel murder trial today told the court of a plan by the deejay and fellow entertainer Shawn Storm to get him out of the country to prevent him from telling the authorities about the alleged killing of Clive 'Lizard' Williams.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Case Resumes

Published: Wednesday | November 27, 2013
Vybz Kartel
In less than an hour, the prosecution's star witness at the Vybz Kartel murder trial is expected to be cross-examined by the defence when hearing resumes in the Home Circuit Court.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Prosecution's Key Witness To Face Cross Examination

Published: Wednesday | November 27, 2013
Vybz Kartel
The prosecution's star witness at the Vybz Kartel murder trial is expected to be cross-examined by the defence today when hearing resumes in the Home Circuit Court.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Telecommunications Worker To Take The Stand

Published: Tuesday | November 26, 2013
Vybz Kartel
An employee of a telecommunications company is to take the witness stand when the Vybz Kartel murder trial resumes this morning.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Fire Was Deliberately Set At Murder Scene - Forensic Expert

Published: Monday | November 25, 2013
Vybz Kartel
Government forensic expert Nicola Brown-Baxter today testified that a fire at the Havendale home of dancehall artiste, Vybz Kartel, appeared to have been deliberately set.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Policewoman Continues Testimony Today

Published: Monday | November 25, 2013
Vybz Kartel
A policewoman is to continue her testimony today when the Vybz Kartel murder trial resumes in the Home Circuit Court in downtown, Kingston.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Cornwall 'Bigga' Ford Takes The Stands

Published: Friday | November 22, 2013
Vybz Kartel
Senior Superintendent of police Cornwall 'Bigga' Ford took the witness stands today at the murder trial of entertained Vybz Kartel, but not before Justice Lennox Campbell called for steps to be taken to ensure that co-accused Shane Williams, who is always late, shows up for court before 10 a.m.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Forensic Investigator Says Bloodstains Found At Entertainer's Home

Published: Thursday | November 21, 2013
Vybz Kartel
A forensic investigator is now on the stand in the Vybz Kartel murder trial.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Girlfriend Of Deceased To Continue Testimony Today

Published: Thursday | November 21, 2013
Vybz Kartel
The girlfriend of Clive ´┐ŻLizard´┐Ż Williams is to continue her testimony today when the murder trial of dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel and his four co-accused resumes in the Home Circuit Court.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Two Witnesses Testify As Proceedings Begin

Published: Wednesday | November 20, 2013
Vybz Kartel
Two witnesses were called this afternoon as the murder trial of dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel began in the Home Circuit Court.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Co-Accused Set Free As Jury Selection Ends

Published: Wednesday | November 20, 2013
Vybz Kartel
One of the co-accused involved in the murder trial of entertainer Vybz Kartel was this morning set free as all 12 members of the jury were selected allowing for arguments to begin.
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Andrew Holness Namesake Rejected As Vybz Kartel Juror

Published: Wednesday | November 20, 2013
Vybz Kartel
There was a light moment in the Vybz Kartel murder trial a short while ago when a potential witness named Andrew Holness was called to be sworn.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Jury Selection In 'Lizard' Murder Case Enters Third Day

Published: Wednesday | November 20, 2013
Vybz Kartel
Another effort will be made today to complete the selection of the panel of jurors to try the murder case against dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel and his five co-accused.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Jury Selection In 'Lizard' Murder Case To Enter Third Day

Published: Tuesday | November 19, 2013
Vybz Kartel
The jury selection in the murder trial of dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel is to continue for a third day as the process could not be completed today.
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Vybz Kartel 'Lizard' Murder Case Continues Today

Published: Tuesday | November 19, 2013
Vybz Kartel
The murder trial involving dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel and his five co-accused is to resume in the Home Circuit Court this morning when the jury selection is expected to be completed.
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Vybz Kartel Pleads Not Guilty In 'Lizard' Murder Case

Published: Monday | November 18, 2013
Vybz Kartel
Dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel and his five co-accused have pleaded not guilty in the Clive ´┐ŻLizard´┐Ż Williams murder trial in the Home Circuit Court.
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Vybz Kartel Murder Trial Set To Begin Today In 'Lizard' Case

Published: Monday | November 18, 2013
Vybz Kartel
After more than two years behind bars, dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel is expected to go on trial today for the murder of Clive 'Lizard' Williams.
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BREAKING NEWS: Vybz Kartel not guilty... Artiste freed after prosecution offers no further evidence

Published: Wednesday | July 24, 2013
Vybz Kartel
A Home Circuit Court jury has been directed to rule that dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel is not guilty of the murder of St. Catherine businessman Barrington Bossy Burton.
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BREAKING NEWS: Vybz Kartel Freed Of Murder Charge

Published: Tuesday | July 23, 2013
Vybz Kartel
Supreme Court judge Bryan Sykes has turned down the application to accept two witness statements at the murder trial of dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel.
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Vybz Kartel Trial: Judge Pushes Back Ruling On Inclusion Of Witness Statements

Published: Tuesday | July 23, 2013
Vybz Kartel
Supreme Court Judge Bryan Sykes has pushed back his ruling on whether to accept two witness statements at the murder trial of dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel.
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Vybz Kartel trial: Judge to rule on witness admission application today

Published: Tuesday | July 23, 2013
Vybz Kartel
The trial against dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel is expected to resume this morning in the Home Circuit Court.
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Vybz Kartel Trial: Judge To Rule On Witness Admission Application Tomorrow

Published: Monday | July 22, 2013
Vybz Kartel
Justice Bryan Sykes says he will rule tomorrow whether he will allow the statements of witnesses who cannot be located to be admitted into evidence at the trial of dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel.
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Vybz Kartel Trial: Defence To Respond To Submissions In Vybz Kartel Murder Trial

Published: Monday | July 22, 2013
Vybz Kartel
The defence at the Vybz Kartel murder trial is now preparing to respond to submissions by the prosecution to get key witness statements admitted into evidence.
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Vybz Kartel Trial: Legal Arguments Continue Today

Published: Monday | July 22, 2013
Vybz Kartel
The prosecution at the Vybz Kartel murder trial is expected to complete its submissions today on its application to get key witness statements admitted into evidence.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Judge To Make Decision On Inclusion Of Witness Statement

Published: Wednesday | July 17, 2013
Vybz Kartel
Justice Bryan Sykes is expected to rule today on whether to allow the statement of a key witness to be entered into evidence in the murder trial of entertainer Vybz Kartel.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Case Continues Today

Published: Tuesday | July 16, 2013
Vybz Kartel
The murder trial of dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel and his two co-accused is to continue today after the trial finally got underway yesterday with three witnesses being called.
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VYBZ KARTEL TRIAL: Crime scene investigator testifies

Published: Monday | July 15, 2013
Vybz Kartel
A crime scene investigator was the first witness called at the murder trial of dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel this morning.
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Court to begin hearing evidence in Vybz Kartel's murder trial today

Published: Monday | July 15, 2013
Vybz Kartel
The Home Circuit Court is to begin hearing evidence today in the murder trial of dancehall entertainer, Vybz Kartel.
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Jury selected in Vybz Kartel's case, trial to start on Monday

Published: Friday | July 12, 2013
Vybz Kartel
A 12-member jury has been selected for the murder trial of dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel.
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Jury shortage affecting start of Vybz Kartel's murder trial

Published: Thursday | July 11, 2013
Vybz Kartel
A shortage of jurors could affect todays start of the murder trial of entertainer Vybz Kartel.
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Jury to be empanelled in Vybz Kartel's case

Published: Tuesday | July 9, 2013
Vybz Kartel
A jury is expected to be empanelled when the trial in which entertainer Vybz Kartel has been accused of killing a St Catherine businessman gets underway this afternoon.
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Vybz Kartel's 'Bossy' Trial Pushed Back

Published: Tuesday | July 9, 2013
Vybz Kartel
The trial in which entertainer Vybz Kartel has been accused of killing a St Catherine businessman has again been pushed back.
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Vybz Kartel case file missing, murder trial stalls

Published: Monday | July 8, 2013
Vybz Kartel
There Is a major development in one of Vybz Kartel's murder trials this afternoon.
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Vybz Kartel Denied Bail Again

Published: Friday | June 28, 2013
Vybz Kartel
Another bail application for the incarcerated dancehall entertainer, Vybz Kartel in relation to the Clive Lizard Williams murder case has been denied.
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Vybz Kartel Taken To Kingston Public Hospital

Published: Thursday | June 27, 2013
Vybz Kartel
Embattled dancehall recording artiste, Adijah 'Vybz Kartel' Palmer, was taken to the Kingston Public Hospital earlier this morning after reportedly complaining about chest pains.
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Kartel Further Remanded In 'Lizard' Murder Case

Published: Friday | June 7, 2013
Vybz Kartel
Dancehall entertainer, Vybz Kartel and three of his five co-accused in the murder of Clive Lizard Williams were today remanded when they appeared in the Home Circuit Court.
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Murder Trial Involving Kartel And Five Others Pushed Back

Published: Monday | May 27, 2013
Vybz Kartel
The murder trial involving dancehall entertainer Adijah Palmer, who is popularly known as Vybz Kartel, and five others linked to the death of Clive Lizard Williams has been pushed back to November.
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Second Murder Trial Involving Kartel Stalled

Published: Monday | May 27, 2013
Vybz Kartel
A second murder trial involving Vybz Kartel again failed to get underway in the Home Circuit court today.
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Vybz Kartel's Trial To Kick Off Today

Published: Monday | May 27, 2013
Vybz Kartel
The trial of embattled dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel for the murder of Clive Lizard Williams, is expected to begin in the Home Circuit Court today.
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Kartel's fans petition for bail - But deejay's attorney says it may not help

Published: Monday | February 25, 2013
Vybz Kartel
Members of Vybz Kartel's camp are touting to draft a petition in a bid to acquire bail for the incarcerated deejay.
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Judge Again Denies Bail For Vybz Kartel

Published: Friday | February 15, 2013
Vybz Kartel
ustice Glen Brown Friday afternoon denied bail to dancehall artiste Adidja Palmer, popularly known as Vybz Kartel.
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Unavailable Witnesses Stall Vybz Kartel Murder Case

Published: Monday | February 11, 2013
Vybz Kartel
One of the murder trials involving dancehall entertainer Adidja Palmer, otherwise called Vybz Kartel failed to get underway in the Home Circuit court today.
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Kartel Lawyers To Seek Bail Again In Murder Case

Published: Friday | February 08, 2013
Vybz Kartel
Another attempt is to be made today by lawyers representing dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel to secure bail for the embattled deejay.
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Juror Shortage Stalls Vybz Kartel Murder Trial

Published: Monday | January 21, 2013
Vybz Kartel
The trial of embattled dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel who is accused of the murder of Clive 'Lizard' Williams has again been stalled.
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Vybz Kartel Slated To Go On Murder Trial Today

Published: Monday | January 21, 2013
Vybz Kartel
The trial of embattled dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel who is accused of the murder of Clive 'Lizard' Williams is set to begin the Home Circuit Court today.
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Kartel Returns To Court In 'Bossy' Murder Case

Published: Monday | December 03, 2012
Vybz Kartel
The case embattled dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel in relation to the murder of St. Catherine businessman Barrington 'Bossy' Burton is expected to be mentioned in the Home Circuit Court today.
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Kartel Granted Bail, But Remains In Custody

Published: Tuesday | Novemeber 27, 2012
Vybz Kartel
Dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel has been granted bail in the conspiracy case against him.
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Vybz Kartel's Trial Stalls In Corporate Area Court

Published: Monday | Novemeber 12, 2012
Vybz Kartel
The trial of embattled dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel for attempting to pervert the course of justice failed to get underway in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court today.
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Vybz Kartel Conspiracy Case For Court Today

Published: Monday | Novemeber 12, 2012
Vybz Kartel
The conspiracy case against embattled dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel is to be called up in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court today.
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UPDATE: Vybz Kartel Given January Trial Date In 'Lizard' Murder Case

Published: Monday | Novemeber 05, 2012
Vybz Kartel
A trial date of January 21 has been set for controversial dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel and his co-accused in relation to the murder of Clive 'Lizard' Williams.
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Kartel Murder Trial Set To Begin Today

Published: Monday | Novemeber 05, 2012
Vybz Kartel
Controversial dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel is slated to go on trial this morning in relation to the murder of Clive 'Lizard' Williams.
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Vybz Kartel Murder Trial Set For December 3

Published: Monday | October 29, 2012
Vybz Kartel
Embattled dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel is to go on trial on December 3 for the murder of St. Catherine businessman Barrington 'Bossy' Burton.
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Kartel Returns To Court On Murder Charge

Published: Monday | October 29, 2012
Vybz Kartel
Embattled dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel is to return to the Home Circuit Court today in relation to the murder of St. Catherine businessman Barrington 'Bossy' Burton.
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Trial Dates Set For Kartel

Published: Friday | July 20, 2012
Vybz Kartel
Dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel is to go on trial on November 5 in relation to the murder of Clive 'Lizard' Williams.
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Vybz Kartel Free On Drug Rap, But Remains In Custody

Published: Thursday | June 21, 2012
Vybz Kartel
Popular entertainer Vybz Kartel was today freed in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court of possession of ganja.
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Kartel Bail Application Delayed

Published: Friday | April 27, 2012
Vybz Kartel
Dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel and his accomplices are to return to the Home Circuit Court on June 8 on two separate murder charges.
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Kartel's Lawyers To Make Bail Application Today

Published: Friday | April 27, 2012
Vybz Kartel
Lawyers for embattled dancehall entertainer Vbyz Kartel could today make a bail application in relation to the Clive Williams murder case.
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Judge Orders Release Of Vybz Kartel Tapes

Published: Friday | April 13, 2012
Vybz Kartel
Justice Majorie Cole Smith has ordered the prosecution to release to the defence, the tapes of the electronic recordings implicating dancehall artiste Vbyz Kartel in a murder case.
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Vybz Kartel Granted Bail, But Remains Jailed

Published: Friday | March 23, 2012
Vybz Kartel
Embattled dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel was this afternoon granted $3 million bail in the Home Circuit court in relation to the murder case of businessman Barrington 'Bossy' Burton.
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PHOTO: 'Bald' Kartel Drug Trial Postponed Again

Published: Wednesday | March 21, 2012
Vybz Kartel
The drug trial of embattled Jamaican dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel was this morning adjourned in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court.
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Kartel's Lawyers To Make Bail Application

Published: Friday | March 16, 2012
Vybz Kartel
The lawyers for embattled dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel could seek his release on bail today, when the artiste returns to the Home Circuit Court.
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Kartel Drug Trial Postponed Again

Published: Wednesday | March 14, 2012
Vybz Kartel
The drug trial of embattled dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel has again been postponed.
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Kartel Back In Court For Drug Trial

Published: Wednesday | March 14, 2012
Vybz Kartel
The drug trial of embattled dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel is expected to get underway in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court today.
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Kartel's Murder Case Heads To Circuit Court

Published: Tuesday | March 13, 2012
Vybz Kartel
Embattled dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel has been further remanded in relation to the murder of St. Catherine businessman Barrington 'Bossy' Burton.
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Kartel Says Police 'Slaughtering' Him

Published: Monday | March 05, 2012
Vybz Kartel
Jailed dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel is worried that he will not get a fair trial for the range of offences including murder with which he has been charged.
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Kartel Back In Court For Businessman's Murder

Published: Friday | February 24, 2012
Vybz Kartel
Embattled dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel, is to return to court today in connection with murder of St. Catherine businessman Barrington 'Bossy' Burton.
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Kartel Remanded Again

Published: Friday | February 17, 2012
Vybz Kartel
Embattled entertainer dancehall Vybz Kartel was again remanded when he appeared in the Home Circuit Court in relation to the murder of Clive 'Lizard' Williams.
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Kartel Back In Court On Murder Rap

Published: Friday | February 17, 2012
Vybz Kartel
Embattled entertainer Vybz Kartel is to reappear in the Home Circuit Court today, in relation to the murder of Clive 'Lizard' Williams.
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Kartel Drug Trial Put Off

Published: Monday | February 13, 2012
Vybz Kartel
The drug trial of embattled dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel was put off today to March 14, when he appeared before the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court.
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Kartel Drug Trial Begins Today

Published: Monday | February 13, 2012
Vybz Kartel
The drug trial of embattled dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel is to begin in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court today.
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Vybz Kartel Trial Date Set For May 8

Published: Wednesday | February 1, 2012
Vybz Kartel
Jamaican dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel was again remanded until May 8, when he will go to trial to answer to the charges of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice and attempting to pervert the course of justice.
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Kartel's Lawyer Ponders Supreme Court Move

Published: Tuesday | January 10, 2012
Vybz Kartel
Yet another bail application made on behalf of embattled Jamaican entertainer Vybz Kartel was turned down in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court yesterday.
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No Bail Yet For Vybz Kartel

Published: Monday | January 09, 2012
Vybz Kartel
Controversial dancehall DJ Vybz Kartel is to return to court on February 1, after he was remanded in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court.
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Vybz Kartel Remanded Again

Published: Monday | December 19, 2011
Vybz Kartel
Embattled dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel was remanded in the Home Circuit Court today in relation to the Clive "lizard" Williams murder case.
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Vybz Kartel Back In Court

Published: Monday | December 19, 2011
Vybz Kartel
Embattled dancehall artiste, Vybz Kartel, will return to the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court today, in relation to the murder of Clive "Lizard" Williams.
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Kartel Slapped With New Charge

Published: Wednesday | December 14, 2011
Vybz Kartel
Dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel has been charged with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice and attempting to pervert the course of justice.
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Kartel Case Set For December 19

Published: Friday | December 2, 2011
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The case in which dancehall artiste, Vybz Kartel, has been charged for the murder of Clive Williams has been set for mention on December 19.
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Kartel Lawyers To Make Bail Application

Published: Friday | December 2, 2011
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Lawyers representing controversial dancehall artiste, Vybz Kartel are expected to make a bail application on his behalf when he appears in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court today, in relation to the Clive Williams murder case.
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Cops Seek Gaza Slim

Published: Friday | December 2, 2011
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Another artiste linked to popular Jamaican entertainer Vybz Kartel is facing criminal charges in relation to one of the cases brought against him.
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Vybz Kartel Gets Bail

Published: Thursday | December 1, 2011
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Controversial dancehall artiste, Vybz Kartel, was granted $3 million bail today with relation to one of the murder charges against him.
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Kartel Implicated In More Murders

Published: Thursday | November 17, 2011
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As top sleuths of the Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) continue to unearth more evidence implicating entertainers involved in criminal activities, Assistant Commissioner Ealan Powell has disclosed that controversial dancehall star Adidja Palmer, better known as Vybz Kartel, could soon be slapped with at least five more murder charges.
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Kartel Implicated In More Murders

Published: Thursday | November 17, 2011
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As top sleuths of the Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) continue to unearth more evidence implicating entertainers involved in criminal activities, Assistant Commissioner Ealan Powell has disclosed that controversial dancehall star Adidja Palmer, better known as Vybz Kartel, could soon be slapped with at least five more murder charges.
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I Haven't Changed My Legal Team - Vybz Kartel

Published: Wednesday | November 9, 2011
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One of the attorneys for popular Jamaican artiste Vybz Kartel, yesterday released a letter over the entertainer's signature dismissing media reports that they have been sacked.
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Kartel's Attorneys Play Down Killing Tapes

Published: Friday | November 4, 2011
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Lawyers for popular Jamaican entertainer Vybz Kartel last night downplayed surprising new claims by police investigators that they have audio and video recordings implicating him in one of the two murders for which he has been charged.
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Kartel's Lawyers Mull Taking Bail Application To Supreme Court

Published: Thursday | November 3, 2011
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Lawyers for jailed Jamaican entertainer Vybz Kartel are now considering whether to go to the Supreme Court to seek his release on bail in one of the two murder cases brought against him.
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More Arrests Coming In Kartel Case, Say Police

Published: Tuesday | November 1, 2011
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Police investigators yesterday revealed that they expect to make more arrests in one of the two murder cases brought against popular Jamaican entertainer Vybz Kartel as the probe against him widens.
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Kartel To Know Bail Decision Next Wednesday

Published: Thursday | October 27, 2011
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Jamaican dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel should know next Wednesday if he will be granted on bail in one of the two murder cases brought against him.
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Kartel Slapped With Another Murder Charge

Published: Tuesday | October 25, 2011
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There are indications that Jamaican dancehall star, Adidja Palmer, more popularly known as Vybz Kartel, is being investigated in connection with a series of violent incidents, stretching from St Catherine to sections of St Andrew.
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Kartel Lawyers Unsure About Statement Recant

Published: Saturday | October 15, 2011
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Defence attorneys in Adidja 'Vybz Kartel' Palmer's murder case have indicated that there are doubts about reports that a key witness in the case has given a second statement to the Office of the Public Defender, recanting the one he gave police investigators.
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Kartel To Seek Bail Tomorrow

Published: Thursday | October 13, 2011
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Lawyers for dancehall star Vybz Kartel are expected to seek bail for him when he returns to court tomorrow.
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Witnesses In Kartel's Case Intimidated, Say Police

Published: Sunday | October 9, 2011
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... Public defender gives muted response
ALLEGED witnesses in the high-profile murder case against ace deejay Adidja 'Vybz Kartel' Palmer have given conflicting statements to the Office of the Public Defender.
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Kartel's Case Stalls, Attorneys Optimistic

Published: Thursday | October 6, 2011
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Attorneys for dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel have boldly declared that they would be able to "deal with" the criminal charges laid against him "in short order".
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Kartel Heads To Court Today

Published: Wednesday | October 5, 2011
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Another attempt will be made today to have controversial dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel appear before the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court to answer murder and other criminal charges.
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Murder: Kartel Charged

Published: Tuesday | October 4, 2011
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Dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel is scheduled to appear in the Half-Way Tree Resident Magistrate's Court this morning after being slapped yesterday with multiple charges, including murder and conspiracy to murder.
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Police Raid Vybz Kartel's Premises

Published: Saturday | October 1, 2011
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WITH DANCEHALL artiste Vybz Kartel in tow, police investigators yesterday raided two St Andrew homes believed to be owned by the popular entertainer.
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Kartel Jailed - Entertainer Faces Ganja Charges

Published: Saturday | October 1, 2011
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FOLLOWING THE arrest yesterday of dancehall star Adidja Palmer, who goes by the stage name 'Vybz Kartel', head of the Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB), Assistant Commissioner Ealan Powell, has disclosed that other entertainers have popped up on the police radar and could be arrested soon.
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