Coke — his tracks and related trails
August 27, 2009: Deputy Prime Minister Dr Ken Baugh confirms to the Observer that US Government wants to extradite Coke.
March 3: Prime Minister Bruce Golding defends delay of extradition request in Parliament.
April 14: Canadian newspaper lashes Prime Minister Bruce Golding over Coke extradition issue
April 15: Golding moves to take row between US and Jamaica to court.
April 19: Former national security minister Dudley Thompson says Dudus matter hurting Jamaica internationally.
May 3: Opposition calls for sacking of justice minister and attorney general Dorothy Lightbourne in handling of extradition matter.
May 5: Justice Roy Jones reserves judgement on an application brought by Opposition Leader Portia Simpson Miller and PSOJ President Joseph Matalon for them to be removed as defendants in a motion brought by Justice Minister Dorothy Lightbourne
May 11: Golding admits to sanctioning deal involving law firm Manatt, Phelps & Phillips to lobby US government on the extradition issue of Coke.
May 16: Golding refuses to resign despite mounting calls by the Opposition and civil society.
May 17: Warrant issued for Coke's arrest
May 18: Golding, in a televised address, says sorry for his handling of the extradition matter.
May 19: Tivoli residents begin mounting barricades as sections of West Kingston, including the downtown business district, become tense.
May 19: The US State Department greeted as "an important first step" Prime Minister Bruce Golding's decision to authorise the attorney general to get the extradition process underway for Coke.
May 20: Hundreds march in support of Coke; some say they are willing to die for him.
May 23: Golding declares a state of emergency after criminals kill two policemen, burn two police stations and shoot up four others.
May 24: Security forces storm Tivoli Gardens in search of Coke; soldier killed.
May 26: Police confirm multiple deaths of civilians in Tivoli Gardens
May 27: Accountant Keith Clarke killed by security forces in controversial circumstances at his home in Kirkland Heights, during a search for Coke.
May 27: Journalists get first hand tour of Tivoli Gardens after violent clashes
May 28: Police begin asking reputed gang leaders and other persons of interest to turn themselves in, following a crime crackdown.
May 31: Bishop Herro Blair admits to meeting with Coke.
June 22: Coke held in police roadblock.