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Villain or hero? Two sides of "The President"

Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Newspaper Article
Publication Date:
Jul 2010
Miami, FL
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, Jamaica, Blacks, Crime and criminals, Fugitives, Arrests, Coke, Christopher (Dudus)
In his West Kingston, Jamaica stronghold of Tivoli Gardens, the reputed leader of the notorious "Shower Posse" gang is revered by many. So respected - or perhaps feared - is he that many in the area refer to him as "the President", or "Presi" for short, even though the area is represented in Parliament by Prime Minister Bruce Golding.