Idris Elba shot to fame playing the brilliant crime boss Stringer Bell on the classic HBO tv series The Wire. After shining in front of the camera in countless blockbusters, he sat down behind the camera for Yardie, his directorial debut about Jamaican drug gangs.
Yardie takes place 1970s Kingston,…Continue
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Four members of a group that imported at least £1 million worth of cocaine into the United Kingdom from Jamaica were handed prison sentences on Friday. A fifth member is awaiting sentencing, while a sixth is a fugitive. Under the leadership of 41-year-old Nigel Roberts, the gang organized at least…Continue
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If you want to hurt a gangster, go after his money. That’s what British authorities are doing to any criminal who’s made a fortune from illicit activities. The latest to come under scrutiny is 47-year-old drug boss Clifton Rochester.
Rochester was jailed for 14 years in 2005 for heading a drugs operation estimated…Continue
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Just one day after the FBI placed Jamaican gangster Marlon Jones on its Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list, he is in custody. He is charged with involvement in the shooting murder of four individuals in Los Angeles.
Jones has a violent criminal history in the United States, where the FBI believes he is…Continue
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The criminal underworld is, and always has been, a man’s world. But women frequently manage to carve out their own place and territory in ganglands the world over. Among them Jean Brown, a 43-year-old woman from Jamaica, who ran a multi-million dollar drug business operating in Jamaica and multiple U.S. cities.
Call it a mom and pop business. The…Continue
Christopher “Dudus” Coke controlled a state within a state on the poor west side of Kingston, Jamaica. He was the man who provided his underlings with free electricity. With schooling and food. He even provided them with the rule of law. His law. And when a drug lord like Coke lays down the law, there will be blood. Lots of it.
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