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A Tale of Two Extraditions: “Dudus” Coke and Luis Posada Carriles

July 2, 2010

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In the following article, Saul Landau, provides excellent background on Coke, alleged drug kingpin from Jamaica, and Luis Posada Carriles, the perpetual Cuban exile terrorist, making the point quite clearly that, when it comes to extradition, these guys were treated very differently.  The reason the US will never extradite Posada Carriles or try him in a US court […]

Accused Drug Lord, “Dudus” Coke to be Arraigned in New York Today

June 25, 2010

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The BBC reported last night that Coke willingly allowed his extradition to the US because he feared for his life in Jamaica because of  associates concerned he might reveal their culpability in the drug operation.  This included members of Jamaica’s government as well.   ACCUSED JAMAICAN DRUG LORD IN NEW YORK AND WILL BE ARRAIGNED TODAY        […]

VIDEO – Jamaica and Haiti: Criminalizing Resistance to Oppression and Occupation

June 16, 2010

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The relationship between state authority and the poor of the world is defined by criminalization, defamation and provocation.  To prevent the poor from progressing, state authority issues propaganda that criminalizes the poor and defames its leaders.  With the propaganda stage set, the state provokes the poor until a response is elicited. Then, the state takes the poor’s response and touts it as the aggressive nature […]

Jamaica: International Pressure Grows for Probe Into Tivoli Gardens Killings

June 8, 2010

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Well, well, well Jose Miguel Vivanco, Americas Director for Human Rights Watch (HRW), is calling for an independent investigation into the “shooting fest” by security forces in Jamaica.  Vivanco states that it is critical to determine whether the killings are the result of “excessive force” or “outright executions.”  Gee, Jose Miguel, I’m not sure if there […]

How the CIA Created the Jamaican Shower Posse

June 6, 2010

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How The CIA Created The Jamaican Shower Posse View Photos By Casey Gane-McCalla June 3, 2010 2:06 pm With the recent violence in Jamaica and the controversy over alleged drug lord, Christopher “Dudus” Coke, many people are talking about the infamous Jamaican Shower Posse and the neighborhood of Tivoli Gardens, where they have their base. […]

The 411 on Jamaica: Is US Setting Up “Drug War” Jump Out Squad Directed at Latin America?

May 30, 2010

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As of today, 73 people are dead and close to 1,000 people were detained for questioning.  Christopher Cokes continues to evade authorities.  Christopher Coke Against the US, or the Global Elite and Narcotics By Andrei KONUROV 28 May, 2010 — Strategic Culture Foundation The police operation in the Kingston slums which would be more adequately […]