Did The U.S. Play a Role in the Abrupt Retirement of Jamaica's Police Commissioner? 18 Degrees North Investigates. Tune in January 24 at 10am EST, on the CW WSFL-TV

Kingston, Jamaica

This week on 18° Degrees North, A Jamaican former cop gets indicted for drugs in the United States. Days later, Jamaica’s popular police commissioner, Owen Ellington, announces his retirement. Coincidental timing or are the two connected? .....Or perhaps is there another reason triggered by the United States government?  We probe Ellington’s sudden departure. 

We also speak with Jamaica’s Minister of National Security Peter Bunting in an extended interview. He talks about his plan to stamp out corruption. 

And St. Lucia’s love affair with country music. Who knew you could skip Nashville or Texas and line dance in the Caribbean?   

Tune in to the weekly investigative TV Magazine 18 Degrees North with Zahra Burton, this Sunday, January 24, 2016 at 10am EST, on South Florida's, the CW, WSFL-TV. 

18° Degrees North is sponsored by Grace Foods.

About 18° Degrees North

18° Degrees North is a TV news magazine whose main purpose is to uncover stories related to the Caribbean that have gone unreported or been underreported for too long. If it’s political corruption or a celebration of success, this show promises to be bold, fair and in-depth, all while maintaining the highest level of journalistic standards. 18° Degrees North will incite outrage, discomfort, marvel and praise but at its core, it will inform. Our hope is that more information can lead to better decisions, and better decisions can lead to greater prosperity for the Caribbean region and its Diaspora in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.

18° Degrees North takes its inspiration from CBS’ 60 Minutes and ABC’s Nightline. It is one half hour long, with three video segments each, exploring topics as varied as politics, science, business, health, sports and culture. 18° Degrees North is a production of Global Reporters for the Caribbean.

To interview 18° Degrees North Host Zahra Burton contact publicist Tandi Wilder at SheGotGame Media (305) 520-9703.

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