JAMAICA, Queens - A Jamaican national is now under arrest after being busted with cocaine in Bailey’s bottles at the JFK Airport in Queens, NY.
Akeem Rasheen Lewis, a Jamaican citizen, arriving on a flight from Kingston, Jamaica, was busted on September 28th after Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) officers removed three bottles of Bailey’s liquor from a duty-free bag and discovered that the bottles appeared to be tampered with.
Lewis was escorted to a private search room where CBP officers discovered white powder wrapped in clear plastic bags within the bottles. A total of three packages containing nine pounds of cocaine was discovered with an estimated street value of $115,000.
NEW YORK, NY: Caribbean immigrant Botham Jean, shot to death in his own Texas apartment on September 6th by a police officer, was laid to rest in his homeland of St. Lucia Monday as the Dallas Police Department also announced his killer was fired.
MIAMI-DADE – The Miami-Dade County Commission on Oct. 2 unanimously adopted an ordinance sponsored by Chairman Esteban L. Bovo Jr. to encourage the private sector to construct more transit-oriented developments along the six SMART Plan rapid transit corridors.
MIAMI – The 6th Annual South Florida Youth Summit (SFYS), presented by L.E.A.D Nation in partnership with the Knight Foundation, will take place October 18-20 under the theme “Youth and Justice” Grammy award-winning music producer, recording artist, philanthropist, speaker, actor and activist David Banner will serve as the keynote speaker for the adult only kick-off event, Cocktails & Conversations. He will be joined by Jasmen Rogers-Shaw, Political Strategist, and Emmy award-winning journalist, NBC 6 anchor and host of Black VoicesJawan Strader will serve as the night’s host.