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Margo Kitsy Brodie, a deputy chief of the Criminal Division in the Eastern District U.S. Attorney's Office, was confirmed 86-2 by the U.S. Senate on Feb. 27 to a slot on the Eastern District bench.
LIAT is partnering with the Guyana Government through the Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA) to provide special fares to the 13th Annual Caribbean Conference on Sustainable Tourism Development to be held in the South American country from April 15-19, 2012.
Police in Antigua have arrested a policeman in relation to a service station robbery last Friday, which left a Domnican national dead.
Guyanese born Michelle Duncan, who allegedly hid her baby in a freezer after delivery, has pleaded guilty to concealment of birth.
Duncan appeared in the High Court in Antigua on Friday, before Justice Richard Floyd. She however pleaded not guilty to the more serious charge of infanticide.
Antigua Observer (pic)
Police in Antigua are reporting no breakthroughs that would lead them to the perpetrators of a gas station heist which left a Dominican dead.
The Antigua Observer reports that Dorothy Prince was shot on Friday when four masked men robbed a Texaco gas station before making good their escape in a heavily tinted car with $5,200.
A Texas financier has pleaded not guilty to 14 counts of fraud and money laundering on the first day of his trial in Houston, Texas.
Allen Stanford is accused of defrauding investors of $7bn (£4.5bn) through a Ponzi scheme out of his bank in the Caribbean island of Antigua.
Former Antigua-based billionaire Allen Stanford, will finally go on trial next week Monday, nearly three years after his arrest for fraudulent dealings.
Stanford, 61, has pleaded not guilty to 14 criminal counts alleging that he had defrauded nearly 30,000 investors from 113 countries in a Ponzi scheme.
Lawyers for R. Allen Stanford, the Texas financier scheduled to go on trial this month on charges of leading a $7 billion fraud, asked a judge to let them quit the case.
Attorneys Ali Fazel and Robert Scardino, who are being paid from public funds because Stanford’s assets are frozen by court order in a related case, filed the withdrawal request with U.S. District Judge David Hittner in Houston yesterday, saying budget restrictions are hampering their effectiveness.
R. Allen Stanford, accused of running a $7 billion investment fraud, seeks a three-month delay in his Jan. 23 trial date after his expert witnesses quit because they weren’t being paid.
Stanford’s experts haven’t been paid for four months, Ali Fazel, Stanford’s lead criminal-defense lawyer, said in court papers filed Dec. 30 in federal court in Houston.
The man at the centre of recent protest action by LIAT pilots, has resigned.
Captain Michael Blackburn has resigned as Chairman of the Leeward Islands Pilots Association (LIALPA) and is now preparing to file a lawsuit against regional carrier LIAT challenging his summary dismissal earlier this month.
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