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Published:Friday | May 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

CHILDREN'S ADVOCATE Mary Clarke has made an impassioned plea to the security forces and residents in barricaded communities in west Kingston to protect the children from any possible fallout arising from the Christopher 'Dudus' Coke extradition...

Published:Friday | May 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Embattled west Kingston strongman Christopher 'Dudus' Coke received a fillip yesterday as thousands of vocal residents of Tivoli Gardens and adjoining communities took to the streets supporting him...

Published:Friday | May 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Dr Ronald Robinson, government senator and state minister in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, is the first casualty in the messy Manatt, Phelps & Phillips affair that has dogged the Government of Jamaica for more than two months.

Published:Friday | May 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

As the ongoing extradition drama over west Kingston stongman Christopher 'Dudus' Coke continues to shift from the streets to the legal arena, nervous members of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) are admitting that they are embarrassed that a small...

Published:Thursday | May 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

FORMER NATIONAL Security Minister Dr Peter Phillips has suggested that the Government may have 'prepared the wicket' for Christopher 'Dudus' Coke's court defence.Coke, who has been accused by the United States of drug...

Published:Thursday | May 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE JAMAICA Defence Force (JDF) has called out the National Reserve after thugs in west Kingston yesterday underscored their stated intention to defend the 'President' when they opened fire on a team of soldiers attempting to enter Denham Town....

Published:Thursday | May 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Members of the Criminal Investigative Bureau (CIB), assigned to the Protective Service Division, have begun investigating reports of threats made against the lives of a number of persons, including politicians and personnel from Jamaicans for Justice...

Published:Thursday | May 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

CONCERNED ABOUT the slow pace at which substantive reforms to the country's anti-corruption institutional framework is taking place, Contractor General Greg Christie says his office is again hopeful, following a renewed commitment by Prime Minister...

Published:Thursday | May 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

MANATT, PHELPS & Phillips, the United States law firm which claimed to have represented Jamaica in treaty issues with America, has emphatically declared that it did not represent Tivoli Gardens strongman Christopher 'Dudus' Coke.

Published:Thursday | May 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

West Kingston strongman Christopher 'Dudus' Coke is challenging the warrant which was issued on Tuesday for his arrest to face extradition proceedings in court.Coke's motion was filed yesterday in the Supreme Court...

Published:Thursday | May 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

(CMC): St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas has joined the debate in the ongoing controversy surrounding the extradition request for Christopher 'Dudus' Coke.Two days after Prime Minister Bruce Golding said the attorney general would sign...

Published:Wednesday | May 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Several entrances to Tivoli Gardens, the reported home base of Christopher 'Dudus' Coke were blocked with debris yesterday as persons prepared for what many feared would be an attempt by the security forces to remove the man they call 'President'...

Published:Wednesday | May 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: The foreign affairs and tourism ministries are now faced with the task of doing damage control following the international fallout in the Christopher 'Dudus' Coke extradition matter. Already, the Jamaica...

Published:Wednesday | May 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Prime Minister Bruce Golding made another declaration during his address to the nation on Monday that the Government will tackle the crime problem with "vigour, confidence and determination" .

Published:Wednesday | May 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE MICROSCOPIC lens of the Office of the Contractor General (OCG) is now focusing on the Government's proposed multibillion-dollar deal to sell its 45 per cent stake in the jointly owned Government of Jamaica-Alcoa-Jamalco alumina refinery to a Chinese...

Published:Wednesday | May 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Attorney General Dorothy Lightbourne has finally affixed her signature to the extradition order against Tivoli Gardens strongman Christopher 'Dudus' Coke, and Director of Public Prosecutions Paula Llewellyn yesterday secured the required arrest warrant....

Published:Wednesday | May 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

1.After the resident magistrate (RM) issues the provisional warrant for the arrest of a fugitive, the director of public prosecutions (DPP) hand-delivers signed and sealed copies of the information...

Published:Wednesday | May 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Responses to Prime Minister Bruce Golding's address to the nation on Monday. The People's National Party Youth Organisation. The statement of apology that was given by the prime minister is not enough atonement for the transgressions he has committed...

Published:Wednesday | May 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

FOR YET another occasion, People's National Party (PNP) members of parliament yesterday walked out of the chamber of the House of Representatives claiming they have been disrespected by the Government...

Published:Wednesday | May 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The United States Department of Justice has welcomed the Government's decision to sign the extradition request for West Kingston strongman Christopher 'Dudus' Coke. "We are pleased with the decision to instruct...

Published:Wednesday | May 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica Chamber of Commerce (JCC) has called for Prime Minister Bruce Golding to provide complete disclosure, as soon as possible, regarding Government's involvement with US law firm Manatt, Phelps & Phillips.

Published:Wednesday | May 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Minister of National Security Senator Dwight Nelson says the security forces have adequate resources to deal with any form of intimidatory tactics by criminals seeking to destabilise the country. In referring to yesterday's firebombing of the motor car...

Published:Wednesday | May 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A medical practitioner and members of the Ricardo Lee Vasculitis Foundation are lobbying for at least one of the drugs used to treat vasculitis to be included under the National Health Fund (NHF) benefit as patients reel...

Published:Tuesday | May 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The busy commercial centre of downtown Kingston yesterday afternoon emptied faster than you could say 'Dudus', as word spread that the Government had signed the extradition request from the United States....

Published:Tuesday | May 18, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The government has decided to send the extradition request for west Kingston strongman Christopher 'Dudus' Coke to the courts as Prime Minister Bruce Golding struggles to get back into the good graces of Jamaican...

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