St. Kitts Denies U.S. Extradition Request of Three Persons for Alleged Conspiracy to Import Cocaine

IMPORTANT: The full content of this page is available to premium users only.

Wednesday, January 1, 1997
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
13
Issue: 
1
11-13
Abstract: 
On October 28, 1996, St. Kitts Magistrate Haynes Blackman announced his denial of U.S. Government extradition requests of three persons on charges of conspiring to import cocaine into the U.S. The decision of a hard-fought and celebrated case, albeit a setback for U.S. law enforcement, appears to be only one of many chapters in a continuing effort of the U.S. Government to prosecute the three individuals in the U.S. ... [more]