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Business John Zabaneh sues US Treasury Department over sanction

John Zabaneh sues US Treasury Department over sanction

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter Banana farm owner, John Zabaneh filed a lawsuit against the United States Treasury Department this week, claiming that the Department had unjustly sanctioned him over suspicion of being connected to Mexican drug lord, Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán. Zabaneh filed the lawsuit on Tuesday in the […]

Crime Belize City man stabbed in Roaring Creek village

Belize City man stabbed in Roaring Creek village

By Michelle Sutherland A weekend visit to Roaring Creek village in the Cayo district has left a Belize City man recovering from multiple stab wound injuries he sustained during an altercation with two village men. The victim, identified as an attendant in the Intensive Care Unit at the Karl Heusner […]

Editorial Editorial

Editorial

This week Belize had the satisfaction of hearing from the Inter American Investment Corporation, which came to tell us that it wants to help us to expand the private sector. The Inter American Investment Corporation, a member of the Inter American Development Bank, is committed to the development of Latin […]

General Protesters believe Doehms are flight risk persons; defense attorney says bail is a right

Protesters believe Doehms are flight risk persons; defense attorney says bail is a right

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor About 20 protesters gathered in front of the Court House this morning to object to the Supreme Court granting of bail to American nationals, David and Anke Doehm, both 56, and jointly charged with ‘Cruelty of a Child’. But while the protesters, bearing the Belizean […]

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Protesters believe Doehms are flight risk persons; defense attorney says bail is a right
General / Weekend News

Protesters believe Doehms are flight risk persons; defense attorney says bail is a right

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor About 20 protesters gathered in front of the Court House this morning to object to the Supreme Court granting of bail to American nationals, David and Anke Doehm, both 56, and jointly charged with ‘Cruelty of a Child’. But while the protesters, bearing the Belizean […]

Macaroni and Cheese
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Mac and cheese dinner may cause birth defects, new study suggests

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The staple meal many Belizeans like, packaged macaroni and cheese is linked to birth defects caused by harmful chemicals, a new study reveals. Phthalates, which chemicals said to be in the powdered cheese, can be harmful to an unborn baby, according to research by the […]

Supreme court grants bail to dead teen’s step parents; San Pedranos picket courthouse
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Supreme court grants bail to dead teen’s step parents; San Pedranos picket courthouse

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The Supreme Court has granted bail to the step parents of Fay Lin Cannon, the Chinese girl who was discovered dead earlier this month at her house in San Pedro. While the bail proceeding took place, a group of San Pedro residents carried out a […]

Belize City Centre on target to be completed by December
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Belize City Centre on target to be completed by December

By Marion Ali Assistant Editor With the installation of its wooden court, certified by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) the Belize City Centre is well under way to be completed by the end of this year. The court is being installed by Conner’s Flooring and Design Company, which specializes in […]

Gas price goes down
General

Gas price goes down

By Benjamin Flowers Belizean drivers can find more relief in the latest gas price change as the cost of both regular and diesel fuels went down this week. The latest price change took effect on Wednesday, July 19, when Regular Fuel went down by 30 cents from $10 to $9.70. […]

Taking note of bladder cancer symptoms
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Taking note of bladder cancer symptoms

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Although bladder cancer is normally diagnosed in its early stage, it tends to return after treatment. Bladder cancer is the growth of abnormal cells in the inner lining of the bladder – the organ that stores urine processed by the kidneys. The main types of […]

Tropical Storm Don weakens after causing flash-flood
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Tropical Storm Don weakens after causing flash-flood

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Tropical Storm Don has weakened after it dumped heavy rains over the Windward Islands on Tuesday night. Heavy rains south of the storm caused flash floods and landslides in Trinidad and Tobago. Don passed southeast of Barbados and just south of Grenada during its final […]

John Zabaneh sues US Treasury Department over sanction
Business

John Zabaneh sues US Treasury Department over sanction

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter Banana farm owner, John Zabaneh filed a lawsuit against the United States Treasury Department this week, claiming that the Department had unjustly sanctioned him over suspicion of being connected to Mexican drug lord, Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán. Zabaneh filed the lawsuit on Tuesday in the […]

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CARDI and UB sign MOU to strengthen the agricultural sector

By Michelle Sutherland The Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI), and the University of Belize (UB) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), to provide training and support toward the development of the agricultural sector. The MOU details that the two institutions will collaborate in areas of knowledge sharing, […]

DYS begins promoting World Youth Conference
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DYS begins promoting World Youth Conference

By Benjamin Flowers The Department of Youth Services (DYS), this week, began its public awareness campaign for the upcoming World Youth Conference, with the launch of a new song and video. The DYS officially released the song and video, to be aired on local radio and television stations, on Monday, […]