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Business

IMF says Belize should reduce debt stock

By Adele Ramos Freelance Reporter The International Monetary Fund (IMF) this week released a working paper titled, “Belize’s 2016–17 Sovereign Debt Restructuring– Third Time Lucky?”, authored by Tamon Asonuma, Michael G. Papaioannou, Eriko Togo and Bert van Selm. The paper examines the causes, processes, and outcomes of Belize’s 2016–17 sovereign […]

Crime Wounded man crashes and dies on the way to hospital; police look for suspects

Wounded man crashes and dies on the way to hospital; police look for suspects

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Central American Boulevard at its junction with Mahogany Street became a deadly crime scene on Wednesday night when a critically wounded man tried to drive himself to the hospital and ended up crashing at the roundabout and dying shortly after. Police say they were summoned […]

Editorial

Solar Power

The Development Finance Corporation has begun to encourage people in Belize to explore the use of solar power as the renewable energy of the future. Sunlight is free, and Belize has lots of it. Solar power is effective, not only for illumination at night. The sun’s energy can be harvested […]

General BIL’s manager responds to criticisms of broken seats, faulty railings at new “Civic”

BIL’s manager responds to criticisms of broken seats, faulty railings at new “Civic”

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor General Manager of the Belize Infrastructure Limited (BIL), Christy Mastry has responded to an article in the Reporter which spoke of broken seats and faulty railings and backboards at the recently opened Belize Civic Centre. The comments and accompanying images the article presented were from […]

Recent Posts

Corozal police investigating two robberies
Weekend News

Corozal police investigating two robberies

By Michelle Sutherland Corozal police are investigating two armed robberies in that municipalities in which two business were targeted by armed thieves who made off with substantial amounts of cash. According to police, Multi Eletrica Company Limited located on the Santa Rita Road was robbed of $500 in cash and […]

NICH employees robbed at phony checkpoint
Weekend News

NICH employees robbed at phony checkpoint

By Michelle Sutherland Ladyville police are investigating a case of armed robbery in which imposters posed as police, staged a phony checkpoint and robbed employees from the National Institute of Culture and History (NICH) of a work-issued firearm, ammunition and several cell phones. Jimmy Valdez, 25, park sub-director for NICH; […]

One charged for Oscar Rosado Sr.’s murder
Weekend News

One charged for Oscar Rosado Sr.’s murder

By Michelle Sutherland A month after well-known Belize city businessman Oscar Rosado Sr. was killed in his business in front of his family, one man has been arrested and charged for the murder. On May 24th, police formally arrested and charged Aloe Vera resident Brandon Hughs, 18, for Rosado’s murder, […]

Wounded man crashes and dies on the way to hospital; police look for suspects
Crime

Wounded man crashes and dies on the way to hospital; police look for suspects

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Central American Boulevard at its junction with Mahogany Street became a deadly crime scene on Wednesday night when a critically wounded man tried to drive himself to the hospital and ended up crashing at the roundabout and dying shortly after. Police say they were summoned […]

Crime

Hopkins police investigating arson, possible murder

By Benjamin Flowers Police are investigating the possibility that an arson was used to cover up a murder in Hopkins over the weekend. Head of the Police National Crimes Investigation Branch, George Myvett, said authorities recovered a charred human body out of the remains of the Flomon’s Guesthouse and Hopkins […]

American charged for Placencia Airport scam
Crime

American charged for Placencia Airport scam

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter American citizen and owner of a New York based investment firm, Brent Borland, 48, was arrested and charged last week in federal court for scamming investors of over $21 million dollars for a supposed international airport in Placencia, Belize. According to court documents, Borland, via […]

Belize City man missing in Corozal, feared dead
Crime

Belize City man missing in Corozal, feared dead

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter Family and friends of Jose “Muskett” Zelaya, 22, or Belize city have sought assistance from police and Belize Defense Force (BDF) personnnel after he reportedly went missing from a beach party in Corozal on Monday. Zelaya reportedly left his Mahogany street extension address to attend […]

BIL’s manager responds to criticisms of broken seats, faulty railings at new “Civic”
General

BIL’s manager responds to criticisms of broken seats, faulty railings at new “Civic”

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor General Manager of the Belize Infrastructure Limited (BIL), Christy Mastry has responded to an article in the Reporter which spoke of broken seats and faulty railings and backboards at the recently opened Belize Civic Centre. The comments and accompanying images the article presented were from […]

Storm likely to develop near Belize; no direct threat expected
General

Storm likely to develop near Belize; no direct threat expected

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The first potential threat of 2018’s first tropical storm developed and was centered near the coast of northeastern Belize this week, more than a week before the hurricane season officially opens. Weather experts were studying the movement of the broad surface low pressure that is […]

WE WELCOME WHISTLE THE JAGUAROUNDI
General

WE WELCOME WHISTLE THE JAGUAROUNDI

What a joyful surprise for all of us here at The Belize Zoo. Manny and Nina, our two gorgeous Jaguaroundis, showed us how very much they love one another.Yes, What a surprise! Enter into our zoo world, a little jaguaroundi kitten.While we separated poppa Manny from Mom Nina and the […]