Topic: Bruce Golding
'Dudas' Coke reportedly helped poor people in his neighborhood pay for food and school fees, making him wildly popular despite international charges of brutality, writes guest blogger Hannah Stone.
Former Prime Minister Portia Simpson, Jamaica's first female prime minister, handily beat Andrew Holness, the nation's youngest prime minister, in yesterday's election.
12/30/2011 09:39 am
Jamaica heads to the polls today in a vote that will decide whether it's youngest prime minister, Andrew Holness, stays on.
12/29/2011 02:52 pm
Latin America Monitor Jamaican drug lord 'Dudus' Coke pleads guilty. Why did his arrest take so long?
While Coke's plea wraps up a long pursuit by US and Jamaican authorities, an examination of the efforts to prosecute him implicate several parties – including Jamaican officials and a US law firm.
09/02/2011 01:24 pm
The Jamaican police manhunt for alleged drug lord Dudus Coke, which has 74 dead in Kingston fighting, continued Thursday. If Mr. Coke is caught, will it change the role of Jamaica's criminal dons?
05/27/2010 07:11 pm
Jamaican Prime Minister Bruce Golding angrily dismissed reports that he is an associate of Dudus Coke, the alleged drug lord and gang leader. Mr. Golding vowed to root out gang leaders, or 'dons', from Jamaican communities.
05/26/2010 03:26 pm
What do Dudus Coke, Jah-T, and Jim Brown all have in common? They're all related, connected to the ruling Jamaica Labour Party, and their Kingston gang ties have helped spark multiple Jamaica attacks.
05/25/2010 07:18 pm
Editorial Board Blog Jamaica attacks, like Mexico's drug war, reveal a brave stand against drug lords
The gun battles in Kingston to capture Jamaican drug lord Christopher "Dukas" Coke are similar to Mexico's long war on its drug lords. Leaders in both countries first had to make a courageous decision to stand up to this menace.
05/25/2010 01:44 pm
The Jamaica attacks this week, which saw militants aligned with alleged drug trafficker Christopher 'Dudus' Coke assault a downtown Kingston police station, show how strong Jamaica's gangs have grown thanks to their involvement in local politics.
05/25/2010 11:14 am
Jamaica attacks on police and soldiers continued for a second day on Monday.
05/24/2010 04:00 pm
Violence broke out in Jamaica over the request to extradite Christopher 'Dudus' Coke to the US on charges of drug trafficking. Mr. Coke has barricaded himself in a Kingston slum, and his supporters are attacking police stations across the capital.
05/24/2010 09:16 am