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Here’s Everything We Know About Vybz Kartel’s Appeal Trial Set For Next Week

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Here’s Everything We Know About Vybz Kartel’s Appeal Trial Set For Next Week

The long-awaited appeal trial for incarcerated Dancehall artist Vybz Kartel and his co-accused is set to begin next Monday, July 9.

The “Highest Level” deejay’s appeal case is set to finally begin in the Jamaica Court of Appeal next week, four years after his attorneys filed the motion.

According to the deejay’s legal team, they are highly confident they can overturn the entertainer’s current life sentence for the 2011 murder of Clive “Lizard” Williams as the trial was marred by several irregularities.

According to Kartel’s attorney, Tom Tavares-Finson they seek to challenge the conviction on several grounds, including much of the evidence that was deemed as admissible during the landmark trial.

Sources close to the Gaza camp revealed that the “Worl Boss” is remaining cautiously optimistic as he is quite aware that the “system is against him.”

Vybz Kartel, whose real name is Adidjah Palmer was convicted along with three other men including Shawn “Storm” Campbell, Kahira Jones, and André St John, while a fifth man Shane Williams was freed.

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FRC, NYC PARTNER TO KEEP CULTURE & HERITAGE ALIVE

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The Saint Lucia National Youth Council has partnered with the Folk Research Centre to promote the island’s culture and heritage to young people. The two entities signed a memorandum of understanding on Wednesday.

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Jounen Kweyol 2020 Celebrated Differently

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Saint Lucia authorities restricted this year’s Jounen Kweyol celebrations to strictly family activities, in an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19. This is the first time Jounen Kweyol activities had to be done virtually.

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Li èk Èkwi Kwéyòl Èpi FRC

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The Monsignor Patrick Anthony Folk Research Centre (FRC) is offering two special virtual Creole Classes, on Tuesday October 20th and Thursday, October 22nd at 5:30 pm

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