A U.S. grand jury indicted an associate of former Liberian President Charles Taylor, accusing Jucontee Thomas Woewiyu of lying on an application for citizenship about his role in a brutal drive for control of the West African country in the early 1990s.
Supermodel Naomi Campbell told the war crimes trial of Charles Taylor that two strangers handed her some “dirty looking stones” after a 1997 dinner at Nelson Mandela ’s home also attended by the former Liberian President.
Actress Mia Farrow said Naomi Campbell told her she received a “huge diamond” from men sent by former Liberian President Charles Taylor , contradicting the supermodel’s testimony at a war-crimes tribunal last week.
Peter Toe used to carry an assault rifle in one of convicted warlord Charles Taylor’s “small boy units” during Liberia’s civil war. Now he sleeps at a graveyard robbing the dead and selling their coffins to earn money.
Merrill Lynch & Co., the brokerage unit of Bank of America Corp. , won a U.S. judge’s ruling denying a bid by 17 black financial advisers for group status in their five-year-old discrimination lawsuit.