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Showing posts from May, 2012

Probing pit bull problem : "The incidence of pit bull attacks on humans has raised its ugly head again in Barbados with last weekend’s mauling of a Kingsland, Church family by a number of dogs that left a mother severely bitten and bruised."

Jamaican lesbian wins right to stay in the UK

Jamaica Gleaner : "A gay woman who was due to be deported to Jamaica has won her fight to remain in the United Kingdom. Coletane Lopez, 22, who lives in Leeds, was taken to Yarls Wood detention centre in Bedfordshire in March and put on a fast track programme that could have seen her deported within days. "

video--Truckers protest over pay

Stanford Victims Write to Receivers

CARIBARENA ANTIGUA : "Antigua St John's - The victims of the R Allen Stanford Ponzi scheme are not keeping quiet in the wake of his conviction. On Thursday, the Latin American grouping of investors wrote the following letter to the US receiver and joint liquidators. It in, they complain about the disbursement of funds so far, and called for transparency."

Robbery Victim Shot

 Antigua Observer Newspaper : "ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Yet another young man is hospitalised with gunshot injuries sustained in an attempted robbery in the wee hours yesterday. Twenty-six-year-old Clevan Neckles of Point was reportedly on his way home at about 3 am when a lone masked man attacked him on lower North Street."

Lotto scammers living large : "LOTTERY scammers are living high on the hog, earning millions of Jamaican dollars a week and using Champagne to wash their cars in a boastful lifestyle reflecting the ease with which they come by their ill-gotten gains, police from the Organised Crime Investigation Division (OCID) have reported. "They literally burn money. There is a competition to see who can burn the most money. They use Champagne to wash their cars. We know of one scammer who owns seven posh houses," head of OCID, Senior Superintendent Fitz Bailey, said in an address to the Jamaica Observer Press Club last week."

Dante Arrested in Dominican Republic

 CARIBARENA ANTIGUA : "Antigua St john's - Businessman Dante Tagliaventi has been arrested in the Dominican Republic on drug charges. Tagliaventi, 53, left Antigua on Wednesday for the DR, where he is said to also own businesses, and was arrested on arrival. Reports are that he has since been handed over to US Drug Enforcement Agency officials in Puerto Rico, and is being held in custody. Tagliaventi, known as The Italian, has allegedly been involved in smuggling drugs from Colombia to Puerto Rico."

Dead man found on beach : "The body of a Caucasian man, who was an employee of the U.S. embassy, was discovered around 8:30 a.m. at White Sands beach in Dover, Christ Church. According to Police Public Relations Officer Inspector David Welch, the body bore a wound to the head and a gun was found at the scene."