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  1. Convicted T&T JFK Airport bomb plotter diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Stabroek News

    Ibrahim, 70, reportedly lost his battle with cancer yesterday after serving a little over three years of his life sentence at the US Medical Centre for Federal Prisoners in Springfield, Missouri. Ibrahim was convicted on May 26, 2011, of conspiracy to launch a terrorist attack at the John F Kennedy Airport in Queens, New York, in 2007.

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  2. Trinidad terror lawsuit up for hearingRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2015 | Stabroek News

    A High Court judge will hear an application from the State today seeking to deem a US convicted national a terrorist and pave the way to freeze his assets. The lawsuit, the first of its kind, is set for hearing before Justice Nadia Kangaloo in the Port-of-Spain High Court at 9.30 am.

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  3. Lennox too sharp for ZellerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | Stabroek News

    The New York-based light heavyweight prospect won the third fight off his 2015 campaign in familiar fashion, stopping his 25-year old opponent via a second round TKO. '2 Sharpe' sliced through Gonsalves defence and dropped him with a left hook to the head.

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  4. Sparrow still waiting for money for medical billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2015 | Stabroek News

    Slinger Francisco, the Mighty Sparrow, who placed T&T on the world stage with his famous classically executed double entendre hits, is still awaiting assistance for his medical bills. During a press conference held at the Oilfields Workers' Trade Union Paramount Headquarters yesterday, president general Ancel Roget said he was disappointed that Sparrow did not get the financial assistance promised to him last year.

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  5. Ex-FIFA official, Webb asks to live at home with pool tied to alleged bribeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2015 | Stabroek News

    A former high-ranking soccer official charged with soliciting bribes, including $500,000 that allegedly went to build a swimming pool at his house, wants to stay in that house near Atlanta while he awaits trial, his lawyer said yesterday. Jeffrey Webb, a former vice president at soccer's world governing body FIFA, is charged with using his position to solicit bribes from sports marketing companies.

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  6. Overseas-based contractor found dead at Black Bush canalRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2015 | Stabroek News

    An overseas-based Guyanese contractor was found dead yesterday morning by a search party on the parapet of the Yakusari, Black Bush Polder canal, while his vehicle was submerged in the waterway. Dead is Ramdass Soman, called 'Allan,' 51, of Queens, New York, and Yakusari South Zone, Black Bush Polder, Corentyne, who had returned to Guyana for his mother-in-law's funeral which was held on the very day he met his end.

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  7. Ex-FIFA official Webb pleads not guilty to US chargesRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2015 | Stabroek News

    Jeffrey Webb, one of seven high-ranking officials of soccer's world governing body FIFA who were arrested in Switzerland on corruption charges, pleaded not guilty in U.S. federal court on Saturday. Extradited to the United States, the former FIFA vice president and president of the CONCACAF regional soccer federation appeared at a hearing in Brooklyn, New York.

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  8. Ex-FIFA official Webb is in U.S., prosecutor tells courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | Stabroek News

    Former FIFA vice president Jeffrey Webb has arrived in the United States to face criminal charges as part of the global soccer corruption scandal, a U.S. prosecutor confirmed today to the judge overseeing the case. Prosecutor Evan Norris said during a court hearing in Brooklyn, New York, that he did not know when Webb would make his first appearance in court to hear the charges against him and enter a plea.

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  9. U.S. sports exec in plea talks in FIFA corruption case -prosecutorsRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2015 | Stabroek News

    A sports marketing executive who was indicted along with 13 other people in a U.S. corruption case that has rocked the soccer world has been discussing a plea deal with prosecutors, according to a court filing yesterday. Aaron Davidson, who was the head of Traffic Group's U.S. unit in Miami, has since his arrest in May been "actively engaged in plea negotiations," prosecutors said in a letter filed in federal court in Brooklyn, New York.

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  10. Eleven corneal transplants done at GPHCRead the original story

    Jul 4, 2015 | Stabroek News

    Eleven corneal transplants were done this week at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation by a team of experts from the US-based Subraj Foundation. A release from the GPHC today said that on arrival early in the morning of June 30th, the team spent all day at the hospital examining 35 patients in the clinic.

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  11. APNU+AFC victory parade for BrooklynRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2015 | Stabroek News

    APNU today said that a grand victory parade and rally in honour of the victorious Coalition Government in Guyana, is set to take place on Sunday 14th June 2015 from 11:00 am in Brooklyn, New York. It said that the organizers have said that the New York City Police Department have already approved the route of the march which begins at Bedford and Church Avenues, and will proceed East along Church Avenue to Schenectady Avenue where the grand rally will be held.

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  12. NY man charged with killing Guyanese girlfriendRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2015 | Stabroek News

    A 24-year-old man has been charged with murder after he confessed to killing his Guyanese girlfriend in Queens, New York on Tuesday. According to the New York Daily News, Miguel Pichardo, the man suspected of killing Yollanda Gonsalves, was arrested after he returned to the scene of the crime draped in a bloody towel. 1 comment

  13. Jack Warner paid TT$1.7m to Ross Advertising one month before 2010 electionsRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Stabroek News

    One month before the May 2010 general election, a company owned by former FIFA vice-president and Chaguanas West MP Jack Warner paid Ross Advertising five cheques totalling TT $1,719, 215.75 . On April 14, 2010, Jamad Ltd, whose address is 113 Edward Street, Port of Spain, wrote a cheque to Ross Advertising for TT $1 million .

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  14. Sepp for the fifth timeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | Stabroek News

    Sepp Blatter was re-elected president of FIFA for a fifth term yesterday after his only challenger conceded defeat in an election overshadowed by allegations of rampant corruption in world soccer. Blatter won despite demands that he quit in the face of a major bribery scandal being investigated by U.S., Swiss and other law enforcement agencies that plunged soccer's governing body into the worst crisis in its 111-year history.

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  15. Webb, Warner among nine FIFA officials indictedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Stabroek News

    WASHINGTON - A 47-count indictment was unsealed early this morning in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, charging 14 defendants with racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering conspiracies, among other offenses, in connection with the defendants' participation in a 24-year scheme to enrich themselves through the corruption of international soccer. The guilty pleas of four individual defendants and two corporate defendants were also unsealed today.

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