A Guatemalan judge has ordered John McAfee released from a Guatemalan detention centre where he has been fighting deportation, a lawyer for the software company founder said.
Telesforo Guerra said the judge notified him verbally of the ruling, but that it could take a day for formal written notification to win McAfee’s release.
Mr Guerra said Judge Judith Secaida ruled McAfee’s detention illegal, ordered him released, and gave him 10 days to put his immigration situation in order.
McAfee was detained last week after he sneaked into Guatemala from neighbouring Belize, where police want to question him over the fatal shooting of a US expatriate who lived near his island home in November.
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Ferry and freight services company Irish Continental Group (ICG) has reported a solid set of figures for 2013, but has also noted a slight drop in business in the early part of this year, due to bad weather.
The Ennis Book Club Festival (March 7-9) is a reader's delight. "Other literary festivals are about writing skills and getting published. Our workshops are different. One of our really popular events is called 'Ten Books You Should Read'," says chairperson, Ciana Campbell.
Ryan Tubridy has posed for a new photograph for schoolgirl Sarah Ryan to sketch — after the photographer responsible for the picture on which Sarah's original drawing was based objected to her use of the image.
Alan Shatter has said that 11 out of 12 cases in a dossier of whistleblower claims are 'groundless' on the basis that alleged Garda malpractice had been investigated by the gardaí. But how thorough were these investigations, asks Michael Clifford.
For most Irish sport lovers, probably the most romantic story of 2013 was the All-Ireland senior hurling championship win by Clare, a precocious and mercurial side guided by a precocious and mercurial management team, led by Davy Fitzgerald.