Tag: Senegal

Letter to Guy Dinmore (Writer for the Financial Times)

Dear Mr Dinmore, Hello, my name is Jimmie Staley; I am an American writer.  I am writing you on behalf of Antonio Velardo.  He is the business associate of Harry Fitzsimmons, who is currently jailed in a prison in Senegal  You wrote an article about him http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/a0f07912-c6e7-11e2-8a36-00144feab7de.html Mr. Velardo wants to set the story straight…

A Call to Action

The last few posts have displayed the frustration I have with international justice malfeasance. The more I know about Antonio Velardo and Harry Fitzsimmons’s situation, the angrier I get. The American justice system isn’t perfect but it is a complete 180 from the European standard. To think that an average person could possibly be financially…

Antonio’s Story

When Antonio contacted me to tell his story, I honestly did not foresee how intrigued I would be or how involved internationally the story would be. But I am glad it happened that way. I have gotten to know Antonio a bit of over the little time we have known each other.  I think it’s…

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