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Cuban light bulb trial back in court

Published:Monday | May 20, 2013 | 8:36 AM

Jovan Johnson, Gleaner Writer

The Cuban light bulb case is to be called up in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court today.

When the case was mentioned last Wednesday, the prosecution and defence agreed that they would develop a schedule so that the trial can go ahead uninterrupted.

The lawyers want the trial to be run over three weeks.

The matter had been in limbo for more than a year because of a legal wrangling between the presiding magistrate Judith Pusey and the Director of Public Prosecutions Paula Llewellyn.

In 2008, former junior energy minister Kern Spencer and his co-accused Colleen Wright were arrested and charged with corruption and money laundering offences.

They are accused of benefiting improperly from the Cuban light bulb project in 2007.


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