Our boss here at The Week — "the eccentric and very wealthy publisher Felix Dennis," in the words of The Independent — just helped broker a deal to provide a new laptop to each of the 12,500 secondary school children in the small Caribbean nation St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The deal — partially financed by Venezuela — also involves Microsoft, Acer, and the Japanese company Trend Micro.
As The Independent notes, Felix's relationship with this small nation stretches back some 15 years, ever since he bought "Mandalay, David Bowie's hilltop villa" in the Grenadines.
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