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Haiti Sets Election Date

CaribWorldNews, Port-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Mon. June 28, 2010: An election date has been set in Haiti. Haitian President René Préval over the weekend issued a decree that declared Haitians will go to the polls on November 28th. The date comes three months ahead of the end of Preval`s five-year term ends in February. Haiti`s parliament voted has granted him a three ...

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Christopher Coke`s Relatives Show Up For Support

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. June 28, 2010: By now, the world knows his name and the fact that an attempt to arrest him resulted in a four-day siege and shut down of Jamaica`s capital and the deaths of over 70. But on Friday outside a New York court, relatives defended the man called Christopher `Dudus` Coke. `They call him ...

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`Not Guilty` Says Accused Jamaican Drug Lord

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. June 25, 2010 – UPDATE: A plea of not guilty was this afternoon entered by accused Jamaican drug lord, Christopher `Dudus` Coke, in his first appearance in a New York Court. He pleaded not guilty to narcotics and gun trafficking charges at arraignment Friday. Coke, wearing a blue prison smock, was remanded to custody by U.S. District ...

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Jamaican Spared Capital Punishment

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, TX, Mon. June 28, 2010: A Jamaican trucker who had faced death for his role in a human smuggling operation has been spared the dreaded capital punishment. The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that Tyrone Williams was not actually eligible for capital punishment and ordered that he be re-sentenced by the Houston federal judge who presided ...

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Jamaican Reverend Found Driving Dudus Charged

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. June 25, 2010: The Jamaican reverend who was found Tuesday, driving accused Shower Posse leader, Christopher `Dudus` Coke, has been slapped with charges by police in his homeland. Revered Al Miller was on Thursday charged with harboring the wanted man and perverting the course of justice. He has been released on US$2,362 bail and is set ...

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Accused Jamaican Drug Lord For New York Arraignment Today

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 25, 2010: The man who brought an entire nation to a standstill, generated tremendous negative publicity about his country and who stands accused of leading a notorious drug and gun smuggling gang is set to appear in a New York court today. Christopher `Dudus` Coke, 42, is expected to be arraigned in Manhattan federal ...

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U.S. Updates Travel Alert On Jamaica

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. June 25, 2010: The U.S. Department of State yesterday updated its travel alert on Jamaica, warning its citizens about sporadic violence between government security forces and criminal gang elements in Kingston and surrounding areas. The travel alert replaced the June 15th alert and expires on July 23rd. It came hours after accused drug lord, Christopher `Dudus` ...

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Jamaica`s Coke Waives Extradition Hearing In Interest Of `Country`

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. June 24, 2010: Accused Jamaican Shower Posse Leader, Christopher `Dudus` Coke, yesterday waived his right to an extradition trial in his homeland and instead said he was ready to face a trial in the U.S. Coke told a judge in Kingston he made the decision since he `now believes it to be in the best interest ...

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Haitian Pleads Guilty To Human Smuggling

CaribWorldNews, WEST PALM BEACH, FL, Fri. June 25, 2010: A 33-year-old Haitian national has pleaded guilty to human smuggling in a case that left several people dead. Jimmy Metellus pleaded guilty to charges that include nine counts of smuggling that resulted in death. The boat he was captaining sank off Florida`s Atlantic coast with at least 25 people aboard last ...

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Stanford To Face Jury Trial Alone

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, Texas, Fri. June 25, 2010: Accused Poni schemer, R. Allen Stanford, is set to be tried alone next January. U.S. District Judge David Hittner this week ruled that the once famous businessman, whose alleged scheme involved his Antigua-based Stanford International Bank, will be tried separately from his alleged co-conspirators in the alleged US$7 billion Ponzi scheme. Three of ...

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