By NAN Staff Writer
News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Friday, Feb. 8, 2019: A whopping 55 Caribbean nationals from just one country are on the Interpol’s most wanted list, News Americas Now has found.
The 55 are from Jamaica and comprise the any country in the region, including the Dominican Republic. The majority – 40 – are wanted by Jamaican authorities for murder or unlawful wounding.
Others like Tuvares Narado Thompson, 30, is wanted by Costa Rican authorities and Albert Bolt, 64, is wanted by US authorities – also for murder.
The others on the list are wanted for rape, assault with intent to cause grievous harm or gun crimes.
However, Benjamin Thomas, 67, of Jamaica, is wanted for narco-trafficking – conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute crack cocaine, while Ian Lyn, 45, a Jamaican with American citizenship, is wanted by Jamaican authorities for money laundering and fraudulent conversion.
The news comes as Jamaica’s murder rate continued to climb in 2019 and as members of the opposition offered a half million Jamaican dollars for information regarding the death of East Portland Member of Parliament, Dr Lynvale George Bloomfield, who was stabbed to death over the last weekend.