Wednesday, November 30, 2005

Deepak Kalpoe Controvery
"I heard yesterday that Deepak Kalpoe may have told Jamie Skeeters (the polygrapher hired by Dr. Phil to go to Aruba) that I offered him money ($500,000) to do a movie deal with me. I am curious how Deepak thought I would pull that off... make the movie on my handycam? And exactly how was I going to hide this from my employer, FOX News Channel? I confess I find Deepak's remark curious... why did he feel it necessary to lie about a movie deal with me? Mad at me? Nervous?" (Read More GretaWire)

Greta examines two versions of the taped interview of Deepak Kalpoe
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6 Months: FBI Seeking Information
The FBI is seeking information regarding Natalee Ann Holloway who disappeared on May 30, 2005. Holloway and a large group of students went to Carlos 'N Charlie's Nightclub in Oranjestad, Aruba. Holloway was last seen around 1:30 a.m. leaving the area in a silver Honda with three young males, Joran van der Sloot, Deepak Kalpoe, and Satish Kalpoe. Holloway did not return to her hotel room...
(Federal Bureau of Investigation)

Saturday, November 26, 2005

Barbara Walter’s Special
Beth Twitty interviewed on Barbara Walter’s 10 Most Fascinating People of 2005

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Wednesday, November 23, 2005

Taped Interview with Deepak Kalpoe Not Accurate
Interviewer Jamie Skeeters and Aruba Deputy Chief of Police Gerold Dompig respond

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Tuesday, November 15, 2005

Wendy Murphy: Pieces Of Trash
"This is a cover-up and these three little pieces of trash on this island, as far as I‘m concerned, they‘re like minor terrorists, We might as well go to Iraq and Afghanistan and vacation there because what these people are doing on that island. Allies are friends, and friends help each other in a time of a crisis. This is a crisis. You have an American. You took one of our people on your soil. You know what happened to her and you know who did it , and you‘re letting this go by?"

Friday, November 11, 2005

Paulus van der Sloot Cleared, Beth Not Surprised
Jula Renfro (Aruba Today) phoned in to Live & Direct and had late breaking news that Paul van der Sloot has been officially cleared by the Aruban government of any charges. Beth appeared on the show and responded to the breaking news.

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Tuesday, November 08, 2005

Alabama Governor Calls for Aruba Boycott
Alabama Gov. Bob Riley called for a travel boycott of Aruba on Tuesday until authorities on the Dutch Caribbean island cooperate more fully with the family of a Mountain Brook teenager who has been missing since a graduation trip in May. Riley asked the governors of the other 49 states to join him in urging a boycott (AP)

Wendy Murphy: Rich Kid Got A Walk "The Aruban citizens who will suffer because of these economic sanctions should be angry at their government for screwing up the case... If you have a rich kid, son of a judge, all kinds of influence makes it a bad, a bogus investigation, which screws up the case from the get-go, that‘s the issue that we‘re angry about. We don‘t care if they have an inquisitorial system or an adversarial system! We care that a rich kid got a walk because his father was a judge! "

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Monday, November 07, 2005

Saturday, November 05, 2005

New Witnesses Found in Aruba Case
Aruban prosecutors said Friday they have new witnesses and leads into the disappearance of a U.S. teen who vanished on a school trip to the Dutch Caribbean island more than five months ago. The Aruban prosecutor's office said it was conducting new interviews of witnesses in the disappearance. (AP)

Tuesday, November 01, 2005

Beth Twitty Returning to Aruba
Beth Twitty appeared on Greta tonight to announce that she is returning to Aruba for a three day period. Beth says that Dompig is spreading some “not so nice” rumors about her on Aruba and she is going to confront him about them. Twitty wonders why the focus is on some silly rumors and not on the most important thing — her missing daughter.

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Law & Order: Criminal Intent
In a two-hour movie featuring both sets of the series' detectives for the first time, a visiting Iowa teen disappears during her New York City school trip, prompting a massive media frenzy that engulfs Detectives Goren, Eames, Logan and Barek when their prime suspect Ethan is a powerful judge's son (Joran Van Der Sloot?). The case widens when it appears the accused philandering father Harold is a co-conspirator who acted to protect his son and might be a murder suspect himself (Paul Van Der Sloot?) but he is not afraid to punch back hard against the investigators. Tune in Sunday, November 6 on NBC.

Matt O'Leary to guest star as Ethan (Joran Van Der Sloot?)
Joran Van Der Sloot Blog