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Thailand: Expat killed in bee attack

An Australian expat has died after being stung by hundreds of bees in Phayao province.

pattayone.news – Peter John William, 64, died on Saturday after being stung by bees that were reportedly disturbed by villagers who were cooking food close to where the nest was located.

Witnesses described how smoke from a grill which was being used to cook food engulfed the nest resulting in thousands of bees evacuating the nest. Read Article

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Mexico: Canadian found murdered in La Paz residence

INTERMEDIATE ADVANCED SPANISH VOCABULARY – READ THIS BOOK timescolonist.com / A Canadian woman flew to Mexico to visit her 67 year old brother in Mexico. John Wesley Cornelson, age 67 brother picked her up at the airport in Cabo, and delivered her to a hotel. They were to meet the next morning for breakfast. He [...]

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Expat from Italy dies in Ecuador after apparently being hit by a boat while swimming

IN LESS THAN TWO WEEKS, TWO ITALIAN EXPATS DEAD FROM UNNATURAL CAUSES Manlio Grazzani age 68, a popular and athletic expat from Italy living in Salinas Ecuador met a tragic death while swimming earlier this month at Chipipe beach in Salinas Ecuador. According to reports from Super Peninsular his corpse was found on the beach [...]

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Acapulco Mexico: U.S. citizen found dead with Mexican woman, suspected homicide

INTERMEDIATE ADVANCED SPANISH VOCABULARY – READ THIS BOOK ACAPULCO, Feb 10 (Reuters/dailymail.co.uk) – An American man and a Mexican woman were found murdered in an apartment in the resort city of Acapulco, authorities in the southwestern state of Guerrero said on Friday. The bodies of Stanley Enders, 70, and Nora Valdez, 65, bore marks of [...]

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Burma: British expat found dead, police looking for roommate also a British national

dailystar.co.uk reported a manhunt has been launched after Gary Ferguson, 47, was found dead at the flat of pal Harris Binotti, 25 – who is also British. Police are now searching for Binotti – who has vanished. The pair – who both taught English at Horizon International School in Rangoon – had been drinking together [...]

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Peru: Tourist from Canada dies in bizarre vehicle accident

CANADIAN EXPAT LIVING IN ECUADOR DIES IN FREAK ACCIDENT NEAR CAJAMARCA PERU cuencahighlife.com reported that Cuenca expat Roger Seltzer was killed early Tuesday morning when a horse fell on top of the car he was driving, north of Cajamarca, Peru. According to police, the horse apparently lost its footing on a steep mountain slope and [...]

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Mexico: Expat from Canada beaten and strangled with camera cord

mexiconewsdaily.com reported robbery is believed to have been the motive in the killing of a Canadian photographer and artist Friday in Yucatán. The state Attorney General’s office said Barbara McClatchie Andrews was killed by a taxi driver whom she had contracted to drive her from the airport in Cancún to her home in Mérida. The [...]

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Canadian Expat Brutally Murdered in Mexico

VICTIM MURDERED ON WAY FROM CANCUN AIRPORT TO HER HOME IN MERIDA (took bus) theglobeandmail.com reported the brutal killing of a B.C. photographer near Cancun, Mexico last week has left those who knew her in shock as they struggle to understand the sudden end of a woman described by friends as a “life force” who [...]

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Ecuador: Expat from Canada found dead, shot in the back of the neck

mondaymag.com reported relatives of a Quebecer living in Ecuador say he has been killed under suspicious circumstances. Yvan Dionne was shot in the back of the neck and killed at his cocoa and coffee plantation over the weekend in a rural area about 200 kilometres outside the capital, Quito. Dionne’s sister-in-law, Denise Lavoie, says the [...]

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Berlin Germany: Man sentenced to prison in murder of British expat

telegraph.co.uk reported a German man has been sentenced to eleven years and seven months in jail for the murder of a British expat in Berlin, in a killing widely believed to have been motivated by xenophobia. The parents of Luke Holland looked on as their son’s killer was sentenced in a Berlin court room on [...]

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