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Alcoa negotiator being investigated for bribery by US/UK prosecutors
Not that anyone in the local media should be asking questions of our politicians, or anything…
From the Wall Street Journal:
U.S. and U.K. prosecutors are investigating a prominent Canadian businessman for criminal money laundering and bribery as part of a two-year investigation centering on Alcoa Inc., the metals giant, according to people familiar with the matter.
The prosecutors have unearthed new documents that they believe show the involvement of Victor Dahdaleh, a longtime agent of Alcoa who helped negotiate contracts with companies in the Middle East and elsewhere, according to the people familiar with the matter.
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T&T media FAIL, Haiti edition
Dear Trinidadian media: the Haitian earthquake is the biggest and most important Caribbean story, bar none, of the moment and the year to date.
What, exactly, is your excuse for your utter inability to update your sites to reflect this state of affairs, per the following screenshots (taken at approximately 8.55pm Trinidad time):