Archive for March, 2010

Belama Residence Riverside
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Belama Residence Riverside

Belama Residence Riverside

Lord’s Bank Residence
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Lord’s Bank Residence

Lord’s Bank Residence

Bank robbery botched by brave security guard
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Bank robbery botched by brave security guard

The police have two bank robbers in custody and are hunting for a third fugitive robber after a brave security officer foiled an attempt to rob the Atlantic Bank at corner of Magazine and Cemetery Roads in Belize City at 2:30 PM Thursday, March 11.  Police cordon off the crime […]

No Belize-Guatemala referendum on ICJ this year
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No Belize-Guatemala referendum on ICJ this year

The upcoming national elections in Guatemala, scheduled for September of this year, makes it unlikely that a simultaneous referendum will be held in Belize and Guatemala for the electorate to decide the question of whether  or not to take the territorial dispute to the International Court of Justice. CEO David Gibson […]

Features

GUN CONTROL – the flip side

On last week’s editorial the writer touched a very interesting subject; while many facts were discussed there were a few misconceptions as well.  On last week’s editorial the writer touched a very interesting subject; while many facts were discussed there were a few misconceptions as well.  The editorial started by […]

Shalini Zabaneh wins 28th Belmopan Female Cycling Classic
Sports

Shalini Zabaneh wins 28th Belmopan Female Cycling Classic

Shalini Zabaneh of the Sagitun team won the 28th annual Belmopan Female Cycling Classic on Sunday, March 7. Shalini completed the 50 mile ride from the Constitution Park in Belize City to La Democracia and back in two hours 29 minutes and 54 seconds to win first prize and a […]

Zip Rider canoe wins 2010 Ruta Maya River Challenge
Sports

Zip Rider canoe wins 2010 Ruta Maya River Challenge

No new records were set, the 2010 annual Ruta Maya River Challenge race finished an hour slower than last year but a new champion was crowned Jerry Rhaburn, Efrain Cruz and Felix Cruz in the Zip Rider canoe sponsored by Cruise Solutions out-paddled the six-time Ruta Maya champs Daniel Cruz, […]

Peter Choto wins 28th annual Belmopan Cycling Classic
Sports

Peter Choto wins 28th annual Belmopan Cycling Classic

Peter Choto of the Zamir Cycling team from Orange Walk won the 28th annual Belmopan Cycling Classic, the last dress rehearsal before the Holy Saturday Cross Country, on Sunday, March 7. Choto completed the 100 mile ride from the Constitution Park in Belize City to Belmopan and back in four […]

Dr. John Gough and Egbert Nicholson charged with wounding
Crime

Dr. John Gough and Egbert Nicholson charged with wounding

Dr. John Gough and his neighbour, Egbert Nicholson, a sales clerk, have been charged with wounding Carlos Zelaya, a 16-year-old student who alleges the two men beat him severely in the Buttonwood Bay area of Belize City around 3:30 p.m. on Monday, February 15th, 2010. Dr. John Gough Egbert Nicholson […]

Did Customs Officer Duran jump to his death? police inquiry under way
Crime

Did Customs Officer Duran jump to his death? police inquiry under way

The Commissioner of Police has appointed a team of officers from outside of the Orange Walk Formation to investigate the death of  28-year-old Customs officer, Mathias Duran. Mathias Duran, dead at 28. The Commissioner of Police has appointed a team of officers from outside of the Orange Walk Formation to investigate […]