Reneto Adams Calls For 50 Year Sentence For Vybz Kartel

Notorious ex-police officer Reneto Adams is calling for a hefty sentence for convicted dancehall star Vybz Kartel. Vybz Kartel and three of his four co-accused are facing 25 years to life imprisonment for the murder of Clive “Lizard” Williams.

The accused men was found guilty by a 10:1 jury last week Thursday in the Home Circuit court in Kingston.

Speaking with the Observer, Reneto Adams expressed his delight in the conviction and called for a 50-year sentence to be handed down on the self proclaim Worl’Boss.

“I have been one of the voices crying out in the wilderness for criminals to be found guilty and locked up for no less than 50 years for heinous crimes,” Adams said.

“The Jamaican people have suffered for far too long,” Reneto Adams added.

Reneto Adams also blast some members of the police force for the way they handle some of the evidence against the accused men.

Vybz Kartel, whose real name is Adidja Palmer, Shawn “Storm” Campbell, André St John, and Kahira Jones were all found guilty of Lizard’s murder. Shane Williams was acquitted for same murder charge.

The four convicted men will be sentenced in court next week Tuesday.

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Notorious ex-police officer Reneto Adams is calling for a hefty sentence for convicted dancehall star Vybz Kartel.

Vybz Kartel and three of his four co-accused are facing 25 years to life imprisonment for the murder of Clive “Lizard” Williams.

The accused men was found guilty by a 10:1 jury last week Thursday in the Home Circuit court in Kingston.

Speaking with the Observer, Reneto Adams expressed his delight in the conviction and called for a 50-year sentence to be handed down on the self proclaim Worl’Boss.

“I have been one of the voices crying out in the wilderness for criminals to be found guilty and locked up for no less than 50 years for heinous crimes,” Adams said.

“The Jamaican people have suffered for far too long,” Adams added.

Reneto Adams also blast some members of the police force for the way they handle some of the evidence against the accused men.

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Vybz Kartel’s trials and tribulations

Vybz Kartel’s sentencing was supposed to take place yesterday but has been postponed to April 3. The Dept of Correctional Services is to decide whether Kartel will be allowed to record music in prison, and if allowed, whether proceeds should go to the family of the victim Clive ‘Lizard’ Williams.

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Kartel holding kerchief to face as he enters courtroom for sentencing on March 27, 2014. Jermaine Barnaby/Photographer

Vybz Kartel’s sentencing was supposed to take place yesterday but has been postponed to April 3. The Dept of Correctional Services is to decide whether Kartel will be allowed to record music in prison, and if allowed, whether proceeds should go to the family of the victim Clive ‘Lizard’ Williams.

According to a report in the Jamaica Observer:

Justice Campbell postponed the sentencing after defence lawyers informed him that they had not received a letter he instructed the Supreme Court to draft and send to the prosecution and the defence.

Director of Public Prosecutions Paula Llewellyn admitted receiving the correspondence.

Justice Campbell told the court that he wanted the assistance of both sides on sentencing guidelines.

He said the degree of participation of each convicted man in the murder would be important…

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Dominica PM says no to same-sex marriage

Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit

Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit

The Dominica Government says it will not accept same-sex marriages, insisting the island will not follow other countries in doing so, Jamaica’s Observer reports.

“I will make it clear that there are some things that this Government will not accept and we will never allow for the state to recognise same-sex marriage in our country. If other countries want to do it, that’s a matter for them but there are certain guiding principles that we must follow,” Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said.

The local group, Minority Rights Dominica (MiriDom), has been calling on the Government to re-examine the Sexual Offence Act of Dominica as it relates to buggery, claiming that the legislation “discriminates against people because of their sexual preferences.

“We are just asking that everybody be treated equally,” the group said, adding that it was still awaiting correspondence from Prime Minister Skerrit on the issue.

But Prime Minister Skerrit said while he is willing to meet with MiriDom to discuss issues, concerns and recommendations. “I don’t think any one group should impose any views on any other group.

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The Dominica Government says it will not accept same-sex marriages, insisting the island will not follow other countries in doing so, Jamaica’s Observer reports.

“I will make it clear that there are some things that this Government will not accept and we will never allow for the state to recognise same-sex marriage in our country. If other countries want to do it, that’s a matter for them but there are certain guiding principles that we must follow,” Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said.

The local group, Minority Rights Dominica (MiriDom), has been calling on the Government to re-examine the Sexual Offence Act of Dominica as it relates to buggery, claiming that the legislation “discriminates against people because of their sexual preferences.

“We are just asking that everybody be treated equally,” the group said, adding that it was still awaiting correspondence from Prime Minister Skerrit on the issue.

But Prime Minister Skerrit…

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A bold, brazen buggering – Commentary on Male jogger gang-raped by armed men at Queen Hill

Here is another view on yesterday's incident, commentary by Mark Wignal on Male jogger gang-raped by armed men at Queen Hill in JamaicaObserver.com A bold, brazen buggering Mark Wignall Thursday, June 12, 2014 A most troubling report in yesterday's Observer detailing the gang-rape of a male jogger in the early hours, in the Queen Hill … Continue reading A bold, brazen buggering – Commentary on Male jogger gang-raped by armed men at Queen Hill

Jamaica gaan to the dogs – Male jogger gang-raped by armed men at Queen Hill

Patois: Bwoy, mi hart a hatt mi, an a nuh even me it happen to. Lawd have mercy! Translation: Boy, my heart is hurting me, and it did not even happen to me! Thousands of Jamaicans, just like myself, are saying this today, as we read the news headline in the Jamaica Observer, June 11, … Continue reading Jamaica gaan to the dogs – Male jogger gang-raped by armed men at Queen Hill

Vybz Kartel sentenced to life in prison, to serve 35 years before parole

Vybz Kartel sentenced to life in prison, to serve 35 years before parole

Dancehall artiste, Vybz Kartel, has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Clive ‘Lizard’ Williams. Vybz Kartel, whose real name is Adidja Palmer, is to serve 35 years before he becomes eligible for parole. He and the three other men convicted for Lizard’s murder were each given life sentences a short while … Continue reading Vybz Kartel sentenced to life in prison, to serve 35 years before parole

Vybz Kartel murder trial corrupt juror pleads not guilty “I didn’t do it!

ImageThe juror accused of trying to bribe the foreman of the jury panel in the Vybz Kartel murder trial, pleaded not guilty.

Livingston Cain is charged with 5 counts of trying to corrupt the course of justice, as well as 1 count of planning to pervert the course of justice, the Jamaica Observer reports.

He is accused of offering the jury foreman a total of $500,000 for a not-guilty verdict. Also, the Jamaica Observer reports that Cain told another juror that he would “take care of him,” if he returned a not-guilty verdict as well. Other jurors are believed to have been approached.

When asked about the case, Dian Watson, Cain’s attorney said, “We can’t reveal [what the defence] is at this time but he’s maintaining his innocence of course,” the Jamaica Observer continued.

Cain’s $750,000 bail was extended until April 24. By then, the prosecution is expected to provide the defence with transcript of a recording of an in-chambers meeting, where the Livingston Cain tried bribing the jurors. The prosecution should also turn over a cellphone used by the foreman of the jury, to record her conversation with Cain.

These requests were made by Watson, who says the defence would rather have it’s own experts carry out tests.

It is reported that Cain was the only juror to vote ‘not guilty’ in the conviction of Vybz Kartel, Shaw ‘Shawn Storm’ Campbell, Andre St John, and Kahira Jones.

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The juror accused of trying to bribe the foreman of the jury panel in the Vybz Kartel murder trial, pleaded not guilty.

Livingston Cain is charged with 5 counts of trying to corrupt the course of justice, as well as 1 count of planning to pervert the course of justice, the Jamaica Observer reports.

Image Livingston Cain leaves the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court with lawyer, Dian Watson, yesterday. (Photo by Lionel Rookwood)

He is accused of offering the jury foreman a total of $500,000 for a not-guilty verdict. Also, the Jamaica Observer reports that Cain told another juror that he would “take care of him,” if he returned a not-guilty verdict as well. Other jurors are believed to have been approached.

When asked about the case, Dian Watson, Cain’s attorney said, “We can’t reveal [what the defence] is at this time but he’s maintaining his innocence of course,” the Jamaica…

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Vybz Kartel Lost A Lot Of Weight Since Guilty Verdict [PHOTO]

A guilty verdict and a possible life sentence would make anyone loose weight and that’s just what happened to Vybz Kartel.Prior and during the trial, Vybz Kartel packed on a lot of pounds and looked like someone who was eating well behind bars. The above photo was taken moments ago showing the deejay and his co-accused Kahira Jones heading into the Supreme Court building in Downtown Kingston.

The “Cake Soap” deejay looked thin and frail as he faced the judge for a final time to know how long he will be in prison.

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A guilty verdict and a possible life sentence would make anyone loose weight and that’s just what happened to Vybz Kartel.Prior and during the trial, Vybz Kartel packed on a lot of pounds and looked like someone who was eating well behind bars. The above photo was taken moments ago showing the deejay and his co-accused Kahira Jones heading into the Supreme Court building in

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