We must be doing something wrong at our home where we struggle to keep the children clean, dressed and well fed. There was another day last month where we again had to decide between delaying the car payment for a week or buying food.
With that in mind and our tongue-in-cheek, we bring you these two news stories as we try to decide whether to launch new careers as singers, or as criminals…
Bajan Criminal makes US$145,000 for one month
An illegal immigrant from Barbados who was held at Rikkers Island for over a month has won a civil law suit against the New York City Department of Corrections.
Cecil Harvey, 55, an illegal immigrant from Barbados with a long rap sheet for various crimes has now won a law suit against New York City citing that his civil rights were violated when he was detained for over 48 hours on Rikkers Island after the resolution of his last criminal case.
(snip) Harvey a father of three, along with three prior arrests was deported back to Barbados back in October of 2007, but now is much wealthier than when he left at the expense of the New York City taxpayers.
… read the whole article at Digital Journal: Illegal Immigrant gets $145G from NYC Taxpayers
Rihanna makes US$44,707 for a one hour club appearance in Liverpool
She’s a world wide superstar with plenty of pulling power, but whether she’s worth £30,000 for just an hour-long appearance is debatable.
However, that is how much Rihanna, 22, is alleged to have been paid to show her face at Liverpool’s seven-star club Bambooo over the weekend.
After performing at the city’s Echo Arena, she headed down to the venue where she spent just an hour before heading back to her tour bus to make her way to London.
… read the whole article at Daily Mail: Rihanna ‘received £30,000 fee’ to appear at Liverpool nightclub Bambooo for just ONE hour