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Op-Ed: David Rowe on the End of the Line for Christopher Coke

 By David P RoweOp-Ed Contributor Christopher Coke is a violent, politically affiliated Jamaican drug lord who was arrested while disguised as a woman in the company of a friendly pastor. Yesterday, Mr Coke struck a plea bargain with the United …

Court Allows Coke Wiretap Evidence

 By Alexander Britell Jamaican strongman Christopher Coke’s motion to exclude wiretap evidence taken against him in Jamaica has been denied in US Federal Court. Coke is alleged to have controlled the Tivoli Gardens area in Kingston since the early 1990s …

The US Downgrade’s Impact on Cayman

 The recent downgrading of the United States’ federal debt rating by Standard and Poor’s may not impact Cayman in the near future, but US developments will continue to have a significant impact on the island chain. “Cayman will largely be …

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 Prime Minister Bruce Golding Arrives at Washington’s Ronald Reagan Airport (JIS Photo) Jamaican Prime Minister Bruce Golding arrived in Washington, D.C. yesterday for high-level talks. The talks are part of a five-day visit for Golding. He was met by Jamaica’s …

 A geothermal well in Nevis Caribbean geothermal developer West Indies Power Holdings has announced plans for an 8.5-megawatt project in Nevis. The project will be funded with a $55 million loan from the Export-Import Bank of the United States. Nevis’ …