Guyanese Hotelier Among Three Extradited from Jamaica to USA


Nationwide News understands that Prominent Guyanese hotelier, Shervington Lovell and two accomplices were extradited from Jamaica to the United States.

They were extradited on Friday.

Shervington is otherwise known as ‘Big Head’. He’s the owner of at least two hotels in Guyana and real estate in Jamaica. He was taken into custody a few weeks ago in connection with drug trafficking and money laundering charges which he’s to face in the United States.

Lovell was arrested at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston on a provisional arrest warrant under the Extradition Act. He waived his right to an extradition hearing in Jamaica.

Also extradited today were two men who were in Lovell’s company when he was detained at the Airport.

They are; Ricardo Rameriz, a Colombian national and Steven Antonius who’s from Suriname.

Both Antonius and Rameriz also waived their right to an extradition.

Our sources say the US say the men were flown to the United States in the company of US Marshalls.


Abka Fitz-Henley is a multiple award-winning journalist who is currently the Senior Reporter at Nationwide News Network (NNN). His primary areas of focus are Court, Crime and Parliamentary proceedings. Fitz-Henley was recently recognized in the regional celebrity magazine publication Panache as “The Breaking News Boss”. At 21 years of age, following his 1st year in media, Fitz-Henley was recognized with the Young Journalist of the year award from The Press Association of Jamaica and went on to cop one of the country’s highest recognized journalism prizes, the Journalist of the Year Award. He’s also been awarded the prestigious Corporate Jamaica Broilers Fairplay 1st place Award for investigative journalism and is the recipient of the Caribbean Blog Award for coverage of the infamous Kartel murder trial. Fitz-Henley is also the recipient of the PM Youth Award for Excellence. Over the years, he has appeared as a guest on the BBC World Service and BBC London.