Search

traduire/vertaal

enfrdeitptrues
Chris Marshall hits 8.6 million views with...
Dancehall artiste Chris Marshall is pleased with the reaction to his latest single, the sensual slow-burner 'Tu y Yo' alongside Brazilian singer-songwriter Anitta. More detail
Blak Ryno resuscitated after New York car crash;...
  Former Portmore Empire artiste Blak Ryno is in critical condition after a car accident in New York last night. The artiste reportedly went into a state of cardiopulmonary arrest and medical personnel has to resuscitate him.  More detail
Beenie Man to headline Beach O Rama
Hundreds of Canadian party goers will join thousands of Jamaicans for Beachorama, which will take place on Saturday, April 27 at the Bournemouth Beach Park, Downtown Kingston. More detail
Koffee hits the UK chart with Toast
  Toast, the smash hit by singer Koffee, has entered the UK Official Singles Chart at number 84. The new chart was released yesterday. More detail
Massive police manhunt for Noel Chambers
A Jamaican man, Noel Chambers, 57, was caught by police on Tuesday evening after a region-wide police manhunt. He is accused of attacking his wife, Lorrice Harris, and the couple's daughter over the weekend. Chambers was discovered outside a fire station in the Miami, Florida. The firemen were... More detail
prev
next
T & T Commish says he was worried about Trini-Jamaican relations in Buju search saga

T & T Commish says he was worried about Trini-Jamaican relations in Buju search saga

Entertainment News Written by  Tuesday, 23 April 2019 17:52 font size decrease font size increase font size 0
Rate this item
(0 votes)
  The Trinidad and Tobago Commissioner of Police, Gary Griffith, said his country risked Jamaicans boycotting goods produced in the twin-island republic had he not intervened in the Buju Banton saga.

Griffith on Saturday visited Buju Banton at the Hilton Trinidad to apologise for a search carried out by several police officers. The search turned up nothing illegal. A day later, he joined Buju Banton on stage at his I am Legend Concert, again in an apologetic mood. He promised that T&T and Jamaica would remain "allies forever."

 

"Had I not done this, relations between both countries could have been severely affected," Griffith was quoted by the Trinidad and Tobago Guardian as having said.

 

"Possible boycotts of our products and other private sector sanctions were also on the table. If others are not aware or care about this due to ego over common sense, I cannot help that."

 

"I did what was needed to be done, not to please those who have nothing better to do other than criticise due to their inability to understand the bigger picture," the senior cop said.

 

Meanwhile, Griffith announced the revamping of the unit in the wake of the incident, saying that while he had been contemplating it before, the embarrassment of the Banton raid made it an absolute necessity.

 

"This situation that took place recently with the search warrant with Buju Banton, I think again, based on intelligence, what you need to do is make sure there is proper surveillance. Someone obviously dropped the ball. It could have caused a major rift between Trinidad and Tobago and Jamaica," Griffith said.

 

Read 195 times Last modified on Tuesday, 23 April 2019 17:52

Leave a comment

Make sure you enter all the required information, indicated by an asterisk (*). HTML code is not allowed.

Gossip & Rumours

May 20 2019 0

Man chops mother and nephew to death before cops kill him

A mental patient went berserk in the community of Martha Brae over the weekend, chopping his 56-year-old mother, Jennifer Gordon and his 5-year-old nephew, Levon…

Download our Free App

This Day in Dancehall History

November 05 2012 0

SECURITY GUARDS IN UTECH BEATING ARRESTED!!!!

Can you believe that the police have arrested the security guards involved in that caught-on-tape beating of a male UTech student accused of homosexual activity????…

Latest Comments