British High Commissioner?

Posted By: Sir Isaac Newton

British High Commissioner? - 06/19/08 06:33 PM

Why was Mr. Yapp ousted?
Posted By: dabunk

Re: British High Commissioner? - 06/19/08 06:49 PM

Conduct unbecoming was reported.
Posted By: SimonB

Re: British High Commissioner? - 06/19/08 07:28 PM

Sounds juicy, do tell.
Posted By: Short

Re: British High Commissioner? - 04/16/09 09:29 PM

Almost a year ago, and it seems that the rumours were false, so we still don't know why...

Originally Posted by 7 News Belize
Fmr. British High Commissioner Exonerated

Former British High Commissioner to Belize John Yapp left Belize under the suggestion of scandal, but now he has been exonerated. No one could say for sure why the career diplomat was suddenly sent home from his post in Belize, but in July of last year, the British newspaper, The Mail, on Sunday reported that it was because he had behaved inappropriately at a social event at which several high profile Belizean women were in attendance.

Well, now The Mail says it got it wrong. The paper reports that that an official inquiry has cleared Yapp of the allegations. The paper has paid him damages and legal costs. And though the allegations had it that Yapp had behaved inappropriately towards the Prime Ministerís wife, Kim Barrow, the diplomat is known to be a friend of the PM and his wife, and was a noted guest at his wedding.
Posted By: SP Daily

Re: British High Commissioner? - 04/16/09 09:32 PM

Inspired by a nasty bit of chisme in Belmopan.
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