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Business Take the money and  explain! Julius Espat tells why

Take the money and explain! Julius Espat tells why

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The People’s United Party’s decision to accept PetroCaribe funds for the government’s Christmas Cheer program was made because the party was never against use of those funds. PUP Deputy Leader, Julius Espat told The Reporter that his party never objected to the PetroCaribe initiative […]

Crime Man sentenced to jail time after pleading guilty to drug trafficking, illegal gun possession

Man sentenced to jail time after pleading guilty to drug trafficking, illegal gun possession

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Casey Smith, a resident of Belize City, will spend five years in prison after he pleaded guilty to drug trafficking and possession of an unlicensed gun and ammunition in Belmopan on Friday. The charges and conviction follow a police operation just after 12 a.m. Friday […]

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The reports swirling around the secret life of Bill Cosby, the famous comedian of Dr. Huxtable fame, – that when he was younger and more vigorous he had an addiction for attractive young women and would drug them so he could have his way with them – have reached fever […]

General Man sentenced to jail time after pleading guilty to drug trafficking, illegal gun possession

Man sentenced to jail time after pleading guilty to drug trafficking, illegal gun possession

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Casey Smith, a resident of Belize City, will spend five years in prison after he pleaded guilty to drug trafficking and possession of an unlicensed gun and ammunition in Belmopan on Friday. The charges and conviction follow a police operation just after 12 a.m. Friday […]

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Man sentenced to jail time after pleading guilty to drug trafficking, illegal gun possession
Crime / General / Weekend News

Man sentenced to jail time after pleading guilty to drug trafficking, illegal gun possession

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Casey Smith, a resident of Belize City, will spend five years in prison after he pleaded guilty to drug trafficking and possession of an unlicensed gun and ammunition in Belmopan on Friday. The charges and conviction follow a police operation just after 12 a.m. Friday […]

Sugar season on its way
Controversy / General / Weekend News

Sugar season on its way

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter The 2014-2015 sugar season may start as early as next Friday after the general assembly of the Belize Sugarcane Farmers Association accepted the latest proposal made by Belize Sugar Industries on Sunday. The cañeros met at Escuela Secundaria Tecnica Mexico in Corozal, where they agreed to […]

Police constable accused of extortion
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Police constable accused of extortion

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Police Constable, John Arana faces a charge of extortion in connection with a report that the manager of a bar in San Pedro Town. The businessman told police that on Friday morning Arana went to Mamacita’s Entertainment Bar to collect monies he had previously demanded, […]

CCJ reserves judgment in nationalisation case of BTL, BEL
General / Weekend News

CCJ reserves judgment in nationalisation case of BTL, BEL

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) on Friday reserved judgment in Trinidad in the nationalization case of Belize Telemedia (BTL) and Belize Electricity Limited (BEL) following three days of arguments. The arguments hovered mainly over the authority that the government has to assume control of […]

Haiti prime minister, Laurent Lamothe, resigns
Weekend News / World

Haiti prime minister, Laurent Lamothe, resigns

Haitian Prime Minister, Laurent Lamothe has resigned less than a week after President Michel Martelly had received a report from an 11-member presidential commission established to help deal with Haiti’s worsening political crisis. The Commission had also recommended the resignation of the members of the Electoral Council. Haiti has seen […]

Taiwanese Foreign Minister, David Lin talks to Harry Lawrence, publisher of The Reporter
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Taiwanese Foreign Minister, David Lin talks to Harry Lawrence, publisher of The Reporter

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Taiwanese Foreign Minister, David Lin, is on a working visit to Belize where he will this coming week take part in the SICA Meeting of Ministers of Foreign Affairs from Central America. The event will take place in Placencia and on Monday, a delegation led […]

Lima climate talks face major breakdown, US warns
Weekend News / World

Lima climate talks face major breakdown, US warns

The head of the US delegation at UN climate talks has warned of a “major breakdown” in the process if negotiators fail to come to an agreement at a meeting in Lima, Peru. Talks remain deadlocked by divisions between rich and poor countries over the scale and scope of plans […]

BSI, BSCFA reach common ground over sugar dispute
Controversy / General / Weekend News

BSI, BSCFA reach common ground over sugar dispute

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter There is an agreement in principle between the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association (BSCFA) and the Belize Sugar Industries (BSI) and American Sugar Refineries (ASR) following a meeting on Friday to iron put their differences, accompanied by their attorneys, Michael Young for BSI and Chris […]

Brazil company executives charged in Petrobras scandal
Weekend News / World

Brazil company executives charged in Petrobras scandal

Brazilian prosecutors have charged executives from six of the country’s largest construction firms in connection with a corruption scandal at the state-run oil company, Petrobras. The 22 executives and 13 others are accused of forming a cartel and channelling kickbacks into a Petrobras scheme to pay politicians. They were also […]

Take the money and  explain! Julius Espat tells why
Business

Take the money and explain! Julius Espat tells why

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The People’s United Party’s decision to accept PetroCaribe funds for the government’s Christmas Cheer program was made because the party was never against use of those funds. PUP Deputy Leader, Julius Espat told The Reporter that his party never objected to the PetroCaribe initiative […]