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Buju Banton Moved To Federal Facility In Central Texas

After spending nearly two months at a federal holding facility in Oklahoma, our beloved Buju has finally been moved to Limestone County Correctional Institution in Groesbeck, Texas, which is a low security, specialized population private prison that houses sentenced criminal “aliens.” Groesbeck is located approximately 42 miles from the city of Waco and 100 miles from Dallas. Despite the harrowing circumstances, B remains strong, focused and prayerful, taking one day at a time. Family, friends and fans are encouraged to write letters to the General at the address below:

MARK ANTHONY MYRIE – REG# 86700-004

CI LIMESTONE COUNTY

CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION

910 TYUS ROAD

GROESBECK, TEXAS 76642

Meanwhile, Buju’s legal team, led by David Oscar Markus of Markus & Markus Law, is diligently at work on his appeal and supporters have relaunched the Buju Banton Letter Writing Campaign aimed at bringing attention about this miscarriage of justice to US Attorney General Eric Holder.

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Irie Jam Radio Hosting Buju Banton Tribute Marathon All Day Today!

Irie Jam 93.5 FM in collaboration with Gargamel Music, Inc. presents “A Day for Buju Banton” tribute marathon. Listeners in New York can tune in to Irie Jam 93.5 FM today, Saturday, October 9, from 1pm-6pm. Fans outside the Tri-State area can log on to www.iriejamfm.com or www.wvipfm.com.

All day, the Irie Jam family will celebrate the stellar body of work that Jamaican music icon, Buju Banton has delivered to the masses throughout his illustrious 20+ year career. The entertainment industry has also come out in support with Stephen MarleyGramps Morgan, Wayne Wonder, John Holt and Tarrus Riley all slated to participate in the program.

Buju Banton has been incarcerated since December 10, 2009. He was entrapped by a paid informant. After many postponements, his trial finally commenced on September 20, 2010. On September 27,  a mistrial was declared because the panel of jurors were split and unable to reach a unanimous verdict. The case will be retried in December 2010.

Meanwhile, Banton’s attorney, David Oscar Markus filed a motion for bond that was heard by Magistrate Judge Anthony E. Porcelli on Wednesday, October 6. Judge Porcelli is expected to render his decision next week.

We urge the public to  support Buju Banton’s  new album, a prophetic masterpiece, Before the Dawn by purchasing a copy today. In addition, we encourage everyone to participate in the Buju Banton Letter Writing Campaign to ensure the US government is keenly aware that the public is monitoring this case closely. Please send your letter today and encourage others to do the same !

THE BUJU BANTON DEFENSE FUND has also been reestablished. We are asking supporters to contribute $10 or more to assist in the next battle in Buju’s court proceedings, which will cost upwards of $200,000 USD.

Funds can be wired to:
Markus & Markus, PLLC
(Defense Fund for Buju Banton)

Citibank, N A
Coral Way Branch
1600 Coral Way
Miami, FL 33145
ABA # 266086554
Account # 9118130472

For international wires the Swift Code is CITIUS33.


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