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Business A taxpayer tab beyond our wildest dreams nears $800 million

A taxpayer tab beyond our wildest dreams nears $800 million

By Adele Ramos Freelance Reporter A series of losses by the Government of Belize in protracted litigation wars over disputes with companies primarily connected with British billionaire Michael Ashcroft (among them the former shareholders of Belize Telemedia Limited (BTL) as well as the Belize Bank) could end up costing the […]

Crime San Ignacio man found murdered inside his home

San Ignacio man found murdered inside his home

By Michelle Sutherland San Ignacio police are investigating a murder after a San Ignacio man was found dead and decomposing in his home. Police say he was stabbed to death. The victim’s body was discovered by a friend around 3:40 p.m. on December 3rd. He was identified as 33-year-old Victor […]

Editorial

Editorial

It is easy to see why PUP Leader Mr. Johnny Briceño would want the National Assembly to agree to pay off a PUP debt of $30 million which has amassed $60 million in accumulated interest. If only Prime Minister Barrow would agree to pay up, that would be one less […]

General Butane tank explodes; household appliances destroyed

Butane tank explodes; household appliances destroyed

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A pastor and his family members are homeless after the butane gas tank at their house exploded on Tuesday morning, destroying their household appliances and completely scorching the interior of the building they once called home. The fire happened sometime around 10:00 a.m. at #16 […]

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Butane tank explodes; household appliances destroyed
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Butane tank explodes; household appliances destroyed

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A pastor and his family members are homeless after the butane gas tank at their house exploded on Tuesday morning, destroying their household appliances and completely scorching the interior of the building they once called home. The fire happened sometime around 10:00 a.m. at #16 […]

Man found dead in San Ignacio
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Man found dead in San Ignacio

By Michelle Sutherland Israel Chuc, 34, was found dead at the entrance of Branch Mouth road in San Ignacio town early this morning by police in that jurisdiction. Authorities say that around 6:30 a.m., cops found Chuc lying on the right hand side of the road in a face down […]

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Three men charged in two sexual assault cases

By Michelle Sutherland Three men have been charged for sexual assault in separate cases involving two minors. In the first instance, Set Guity, 21, a bus driver and his conductor, 27-year-old Jarel Haylock, both residents of Lord’s Bank village, were charged by Ladyville police for sexual assault. The men were […]

Police identify murdered watchman
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Police identify murdered watchman

By Michelle Sutherland Belize City police have identified the Buca Shell gas station watchman who was killed early Saturday morning as 61-year-old Baltazar Sarmeinto. Sarmeinto, a Honduran national, was found dead around 2:00 on Saturday morning lying in a pool of his own blood at the gas station compound located […]

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Two charged for shooting Russel Hyde Jr.

By Michelle Sutherland Rasheed Hyde, 26, in the company of his attorney, turned himself in to San Ignacio police on Thursday along with his accomplice Michael Mendoza, 46, for the near fatal shooting of Russel Hyde Jr. Rasheed was charged with attempted murder, dangerous harm, and use of deadly means […]

Gas station watchman killed
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Gas station watchman killed

According to reports, a Honduran watchman was found dead this morning at the Buca Shell gas station at mile 2 1/2 on the Philip Goldson Highway. The watchman was reportedly on duty around 2:15 a.m. when two men entered the compound from the river and fatally shot him once to […]

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Motion to pay UHS debt to be tabled in January

By Michelle Sutherland Following today’s sitting of the House of Representative in Belmopan, Prime Minister Dean Barrow told the media that the controversial motion to pay the $90 million UHS debt was not brought up today as he is currently awaiting a certificate from the court. The certificate, to be […]

Belizean murder suspect caught in Mexico
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Belizean murder suspect caught in Mexico

By Michelle Sutherland Vildo Westby, 28, a Belizean wanted for the murder of 44-year-old San Pedro resident Felix Ayuso earlier this year was caught in Mexico today and is in the process of being deported back to Belize to face charges. Westby evaded Belizean autorities for quite some time until […]

House burns on Allenby street
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House burns on Allenby street

A house on Allenby Street in Belize City was destroyed by fire a short time ago. The fire and police departments have contained the blaze that ripped through the two story wooden structure. It is not known whether any one was in the house, which was seen completely engulfed in […]

Citco to redo deteriorating City streets within one year
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Citco to redo deteriorating City streets within one year

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The Belize City Council will embark on a project to remodel the city streets that have, over the past several months, deteriorated well before the 30-year lifespan they were projected to last. The Council had received a number of complaints from citizens that some of […]