Tycoon leaves US for Canada after building manager says guns and gangs made him fear for his life
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Belize police want to quiz computer anti-virus guru John McAfee about gangland-style murder of next door neighbour
Tuesday 13 November 2012
With his tinted hair and tribal tattoos, John McAfee has always stood out like a sore thumb among the yacht-owning multi-millionaires who choose to live out their teatime years in the picturesque Caribbean tax haven of Belize.
Friday 09 November 2012
One of the world’s great civilisations was forced into terminal decline by successive dry periods culminating in a prolonged drought, according to a study that throws fresh light on the mysterious disappearance of the Maya in Central America around 1,100AD.
Thursday 11 October 2012
The Conservative peer Lord Ashcroft has unveiled plans to become one of the largest producers of English sparkling wine.
Thursday 11 October 2012
The Conservative peer Lord Ashcroft has unveiled plans to become one of the largest producers of English sparkling wine. He wants to buy up 150 acres of prime English vineyards in West Sussex with the aim of producing 400,000 bottles a year.
Wednesday 22 August 2012
Belize is offering bondholders just 20 cents in the dollar in an attempted debt restructuring which is on even worse terms than Argentina's after it defaulted in 2001.
Monday 19 March 2012
Bank did not reveal to AIM all directorships held by Conservative Party donor's son
Tuesday 13 March 2012
Two women who were raped as schoolgirls on "the trip of a lifetime" to Belize have lost their High Court damages action.
Monday 05 March 2012
Conservative Party donor's Caribbean operations lose $13.6m in final quarter of 2011
Friday 27 January 2012
Johnny Silvo was the sort of populist folk singer for whom Britain's folk scene coined the expression "folk entertainer". He was an old-school folkie whose repertoire of folk and folk-blues standards, jazz and blues material chimed with the country's folk scene in the 1960s and 1970s in particular. His name seldom figures in accounts of the subject, except maybe as a marginal note associated with Sandy Denny – the female lead singer of Fairport Convention and Fotheringay and Led Zeppelin IV guest vocalist – through her time singing with the Johnny Silvo Folk Four and their joint album Sandy & Johnny (1967). Silvo's audience, concentrated in Western Europe and Scandinavia, did not care and stayed true to the end.
Something to declare: Belize, not via the US; Gatwick Express; Brazil during Carnival; Air Asia X to exit UK
Saturday 14 January 2012
Destination of the week: Belize, not via the US
Sunday 24 July 2011
Monday 20 June 2011
Ashley Young is expected to tie up his £17m move to Manchester United this week when the personal terms are finalised with the midfielder.
Saturday 16 April 2011
There are some individual things in life so terrible, so unspeakable, so hideous that ordinary language no longer works A few days ago, Isis Nassar, a 54-year-old British-Lebanese artist, a woman who paints portraits and landscapes filled with so much colour that they almost glow in the dark, was following her habit of travelling the world, teaching art to the poor and painting their lands.
Thursday 07 April 2011
The work of the artist and teacher Isis Nassar was informed both by her complex roots and her extensive travelling. In the tradition of the lady adventurer, Isis made her way carefully and thoughtfully through dozens of indigenous communities, learning their languages, customs and histories as she went. She was lost to us for weeks during q volcano eruption in the Philippines, and was similarly incommunicado in the Australian outback. She went to Laos, Vietnam, Mali, Ethiopia, Iran, Nicaragua, Bolivia... to over 70 countries in total, and each of these adventures is represented in her art.
Sunday 06 March 2011
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
George Galloway condemns 'racist, Islamophobic, hypocritical rag' Charlie Hebdo at freedom of speech rally
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
- 3 The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
- 4 Phil Neville backtracks on Tomas Rosicky 'I'd smash him' comments from Match of the Day 2
- 5 British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia