Comments on: Antigua sued for $24 billion http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/07/13/antigua-sued-for-24-billion/ A slice of lime in the soda Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:05:02 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Cyberia http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/07/13/antigua-sued-for-24-billion/comment-page-1/#comment-4179 Wed, 15 Jul 2009 01:47:43 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/07/13/antigua-sued-for-24-billion/#comment-4179 What ill-gotten gains? Have you seen the roads in antigua? The gov’t doesn’t have 1 million dollars..let alone 24 billion. The few who conspired with him are under house-arrest awaiting flights back to the states, or are currently under investigation. A knee-jerk reaction to be sure..but the only ones who will make anything will be the lawyers..and it won’t be much at that.

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By: Pellucid http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/07/13/antigua-sued-for-24-billion/comment-page-1/#comment-4092 Mon, 13 Jul 2009 22:43:49 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/07/13/antigua-sued-for-24-billion/#comment-4092 A tourist and trade boycott should be conducted until Antigua relinquishes all the ill gotten gains from Stanford.

As for that “sovereign” bit, their “army” is about 200 poorly trained and ill equipped troops. A dozen well trained mercenaries could take the place in an afternoon. I’m not sure that could be considered “sovereign” in any practical sense.

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By: Don the libertarian Democrat http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/07/13/antigua-sued-for-24-billion/comment-page-1/#comment-4085 Mon, 13 Jul 2009 22:10:21 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/07/13/antigua-sued-for-24-billion/#comment-4085 And so do the Stanford Investors.

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By: Don the libertarian Democrat http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/07/13/antigua-sued-for-24-billion/comment-page-1/#comment-4084 Mon, 13 Jul 2009 22:09:17 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/07/13/antigua-sued-for-24-billion/#comment-4084 I’m not so sure. The country seems small enough for the Sanford Victims to form a small army, and seize the nation. Many of the victims are likely to own vessels that can be used to convey the army to Antigua and Barbuda. I think that this is legal as long as they fly the Pirate’s Flag. At the very least, they might be able to set up a naval blockade. They could also all arrive as tourists and take over the government. If I lived in Antigua and Barbuda, I’d be very worried. The Sanford Investors mean business.

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