HOUSTON—A federal jury convicted international financier R. Allen Stanford on 13 of 14 charges of money laundering and fraud in a Ponzi scheme that lost billions of dollars for investors. The jury of eight men and four women found him not guilty on one count of wire fraud.
LONDON — Jamaica’s Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller said it was time for the Caribbean island to cut all ties with Britain and ditch the monarchy, as she prepared to meet Prince Harry on Tuesday. “It’s time for us to achieve full independence,” Simpson Miller told BBC television, ahead of a lunch with Harry in [...]
The much-awaited Arise Fashion Week will kick off in Lagos today with an opening reception as hundreds of fashionistas are now in the country for the prestigious event. The highlight of today’s programme will be the lighting of the fashion flame by the Managing Director of the Bank of Industry, Ms Evelyn Oputu, while the [...]