Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicAntigua and Barbuda

Topic: Antigua and Barbuda

Mehul Choksi returns to Antigua & Barbuda after getting bail in Dominica on medical grounds

Choksi, wanted in a Rs 13,500 crore bank fraud case in India, was given bail by Dominica High Court to travel back to Antigua for seeking medical help from a neurologist.

Dominica HC grants bail to Mehul Choksi, permits travel to Antigua for treatment

Choksi will return to Antigua where he has been staying since 2018 after he left India, to seek medical attention from a specialized neurologist, a news portal reported.

Mehul Choski’s rights will be respected, courts will decide future course — Dominica PM

According to a local media outlet 'Natureisle', Dominica PM Rooseveltt Skerrit said they have no issues in so far as the matter relates to Antigua and or India.

Mehul Choksi is missing in Antigua, police investigating, says his lawyer

Antigua Police states that Choksi, the fugitive businessman wanted in PNB bank fraud case, was last seen driving Sunday. His car has been recovered.

Global Pulse: The International Criminal Court has begun investigating killings in the Philippines

Meanwhile in the Caribbean, Antigua and Barbuda are about to have an extremely odd election. 

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The World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos, Switzerland | Bloomberg Photo

Davos meetings are full of potential but rarely full of solutions

Time and time again, Davos has fallen victim to a lack of focus and actionable unifying vision. Individual and collective interests have remained unreconciled. 

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Representational image of drone. | Photo: Mark Kauzlarich | Bloomberg

As drones usher in new era of warfare, India’s growing UAV industry begins to take flight

With a growing indigenous base of drone manufacturers and exporters, and incentives from government, industry sentiment is bullish. However, some concerns remain. 

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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