Jamaica News: Christopher Coke On Drug Charges

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Known for its rich culture and rich natural resources, Jamaica lies in the Caribbean Sea, about 145 kilometers south of Cuba, and 190 kilometers west of the island harboring the nation-states Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

Once a Spanish colonial and now a British state-head under Queen Elizabeth II, the Arawak and Taino indigenous people originating from South America settled therein.  It has a parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy with the monarch being represented by a Governor-General, has a population of more than 11 billion, a land area 11,100 km2 and water area of 1.5 percent.

The Kingston, is the largest city and the known capital of the city.

Pursuant to this, portions of Kingston has been declared under State of Emergency after supporters of a gang leader who is wanted in the United States on gun and drug charges attacked three police stations in an attempt to pressure the government to let him remain free.

Mr. Christopher Coke, the gang leader known as Dudus is roaming the streets with high-powered ammunitions

Because of the threat to peace and order, the government met in an emergency session to control the situation. It appears that other gangs are coming to Mr. Coke’s aid. The government calls on him to surrender for a hearing on extradition to the United States.

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