He was, according to my informant, in a car being driven by one Rev Al Miller – en route to the US Embassy in Kingston. Yes, the appropriately named Dudus Coke has been caught at a road block in Jamaica. Most had written him off suspecting he had fled to Latin America from whence –…
Hurricane Sandy hits the Caribbean with flash floods
Hurricane Sandy is currently lashing the Caribbean with torrential rain, damaging winds and flash floods that have left one person dead in Jamaica.
Tropical storm Sandy threatens Caribbean with flash floods
Tropical storm Sandy is likely to become a hurricane before hitting Jamaica on Wednesday. Damaging winds and 5-10 inches of rain could cause flash floods. Video courtesy of Naval Research Lab.
Is Usain Bolt now the greatest Olympian ever?
Usain Bolt’s victory in the 200m makes him the first to do the “double double” of winning both sprinting distances at two Olympics. But there are other contenders for greatest Olympian of all time.
‘Double double’ for Jamaica legend Bolt
Usain Bolt leads a Jamaican clean sweep in the Olympic 200m, completing a historic sprint double at both sprint distances in London and Beijing. Meanwhile Team GB’s Jade Jones takes taekwondo gold.
Jamaica to become a republic?
No sooner was she sworn in – than Jamaica’s new prime minister declared she wants to drop Her Majesty the Queen as head of state and cut all colonial-era links.
Usain Bolt’s 200m win makes up for 100m failure
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt makes up for last week’s disqualification in the World Athletics Championships 100m, winning the 200m final in a time of 19.40 seconds.
Jamaica extradites alleged drug lord to US
Alleged drug kinpin Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke arrives in the US to face drug charges following his deadly manhunt. Journalist Annie Paul writes about the optimism felt for Jamaica’s future.
Jamaican ‘drug baron’ Coke arrested
As Christopher “Dudas” Coke is captured in Jamaica, to face extradition to the US, Jon Snow asks is there another way to deal with the global menace of illegal durgs?
Jamaica death toll rises as unrest continues
While 49 people die in the hunt for alleged drug kingpin Christopher Coke, critic Annie Paul writes for Channel 4 News about how Jamaican politics has found itself indebted to gang lords.