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TSTT takes Trinidad & Tobago into the digital transformation age

In a bold move to keep up with the global technological evolution,Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago (TSTT) under the guidance and leadership of CEO Dr. Ronald Walcott recently signed...

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Private, romantic Young Island Resort in St. Vincent and the Grenadines has retained hospitality marketing specialists MP&A Digital & Advertising as its agency of record. The full-service marketing agency is charged...

Bolt to launch fifteen restaurants in UK

Bolt to launch fifteen restaurants in UK

Usain Bolt is set to open 15 restaurants in the UK serving classic Jamaican dishes and “burgers à la Usain”.

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Soca Music's Jade Lopez Resurfaces with …

Soca Music's Jade Lopez Resurfaces with Major Motivational Triumph

Persistence is a hell of a thing. One entertainer’s undying passion and his heritage have fueled what will likely be a long and prosperous career in music. Trinidad and Tobago’s Jade...

Ricky T and Jah Cure team up for “Freaky…

Ricky T and Jah Cure team up for “Freaky Girls” remix

It has been more than a year now that “Freaky Girls” from Saint Lucia’s Ricky T has dominated fetes, events and airwaves in all corners of the globe including the...

Nassy represents for Tobago Tourism with…

Nassy represents for Tobago Tourism with latest track

The brand new musical offering by budding artiste Nassy entitled “D Tourist” has become the latest viral sensation to come out of the twin island republic of Trinidad & Tobago....

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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.

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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.

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Police in Antigua have arrested a policeman in relation to a service station robbery last Friday, which left a Domnican national dead.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Friday, 20 January 2012 20:37

Allen Stanford goes on trial on Monday


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.

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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.

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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.

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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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