October, 2009

Diddy’s shoot pal deported

New York Post, USA: Jamal “Shyne” Barrow reportedly was shipped back to his native Belize for a 2001 felony as sault con viction stemming from the wild night in 1999 when three people were shot at the West 43rd Street nightclub.

Canadian alleges treaty violations by Barbados

Reuters, USA: A complaint filed by the Canadian owner of Graeme Hall Nature Sanctuary, an eco-tourist facility in Barbados, alleges that the Government of Barbados has violated its international obligations by refusing to enforce its environmental laws, thereby allowing increased pollution and land development to damage the Sanctuary.

Liechtenstein Signs TIEAs with Belgium, Antigua And Barbuda

Tax News.como, USA: Liechtenstein has signed two more tax information exchange accords (TIEA) with Belgium and Antigua and Barbuda. The agreements comply with Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) standards for cooperation between states on tax matters.

British Airways adds more seats to the Caribbean

ASAP News, UK: Extra seats on fights will be provided by British Airways, on the airline’s network to the Caribbean. British Airways made the announcement earlier this week, and has promised more passengers to the Caribbean than any other airline, when it increases flight count in the summer of next year.

Ganja found in slain cop’s car

Observer, Jamaica: Evidence found in the motor car police Constable Delroy Brown drove to the volatile community of Seaview Gardens where he was shot dead last week suggests that the cop was trafficking in illegal drugs, a highly placed police source confirmed yesterday.

Man convicted of wife’s scuba death

Press Association, USA: A US man is facing life in a Caribbean prison after a jury convicted him of drowning his wife during a scuba-diving trip a decade ago, in what prosecutors called a near-perfect murder.

Amy Winehouse shows off new boob job; Back with husband

Cleveland Leader, USA: For the past several months, Amy Winehouse had been hanging out in the island of St. Lucia. Besides the occasional stories of her wanting to adopt children or stumbling around the island drunk or high, we haven’t heard much from the woman who used to dominate the UK and US gossip rags.

Bahamas lawmaker apologizes for Travolta mistrial

AP, USA: A Bahamas lawmaker apologized publicly Tuesday for remarks that caused a mistrial in the John Travolta extortion case, but he did not reveal who told him that a defendant had been acquitted before a verdict was announced.