Japan minister going to Lebanon to make case for Ghosn’s return

Carlos Ghosn pictures

 Japan’s deputy justice minister is flying to Lebanon this weekend in an attempt to make the case that fugitive former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn should stand trial in Japan. Hiroyuki Yoshiie will depart from Tokyo on Saturday and meet with Lebanese Justice Minister Marie Claude Najm on Monday, Japan’s justice ministry stated. The former leader […]

Arrest warrants issued by Japan for ex-U.S. soldier and others for Ghosn escape

Carlos Ghosn in Norway

Japanese officials on Thursday released arrest warrants for a former U.S. special forces soldier and two other individuals on suspicion of helping former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn escape from Japan to Lebanon. Warrants were issued for former U.S. Green Beret Michael Taylor and two individuals named George-Antoine Zayek and Peter Taylor, prosecutors stated. A […]

Renault-Nissan should have merged with Fiat Chrysler, says Carlos Ghosn

Carlos Ghosn in Lebanon

Carlos Ghosn, the former chairman of the Renault-Nissan alliance, on Wednesday, discussed the failure of the automakers to merge with Fiat Chrysler, which has since combined with Peugeot. Speaking publicly for the first since fleeing from Japan at the end of the last year, Ghosn informed reporters in Beirut, Lebanon’s capital, that he had been […]

Ghosn fled Japan after security firm hired by Nissan stopped monitoring

Carlos Ghosn in Norway

Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn fled from his Tokyo residence after a private security firm hired by Nissan Motor stopped monitoring him, three sources knowledgeable with the matter informed Reuters on Saturday. The businessman has become an international fugitive after he informed on Tuesday he had fled to Lebanon to escape what he referred to […]

Nissan’s ex-chairman Carlos Ghosn in surprise Lebanon arrival

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Carlos Ghosn has reportedly travelled to Lebanon after departing from Japan The Financial Times newspaper quotes an associate of Carlos Ghosn’s saying the former Nissan’s chairman landed in Beirut, Lebanon on Sunday. Official sources have yet to confirm this information. Ghosn was arrested over allegations of financial misconduct in 2018 and faces several charges. Ghosn […]