Attorney General gives NCL nod of approval Attorney General gives NCL nod of  approval
Farmer shoots and kills trespassers Attorney asks DPP to drop charges against his client Farmer shoots and kills trespassers   Attorney asks DPP to drop charges against his client
“No change in plans!” Contreras’ daughter will be appointed Director of the Drug Inspectorate “No change in plans!”  Contreras’ daughter will be appointed Director of the Drug Inspectorate
Penner recall case greenlighted Penner recall case greenlighted
Business BNE launches fund to assist Belizean entrepreneurs

BNE launches fund to assist Belizean entrepreneurs

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The Belize Natural Energy (BNE) Charitable Trust launched the first phase of an Empowerment Fund aimed at providing Belizean entrepreneurs the opportunity to finance viable business plans. The first phase of the Empowerment Fund is being rolled out through La Inmaculada Credit Union Limited […]

Crime

Police operation yields over two pounds of weed

By: Marion V. Ali An anti-drug operation in the Pickstock area of Belize City has led to the discovery of over two pounds of marijuana. Police say that officers from the Quick Response Precinct Two Unit were on an anti-drug operation on Fitzgibbon Street at around 9:40 a.m. on Wednesday. […]

Editorial

For the 1.8 billion Christians around the world Holy Week is the most solemn time of the year. It recalls the events leading to the passion of Jesus and His death by crucifixion- a slow, agonizing torture which would end in asphyxiation. It was the most shameful of deaths, reserved […]

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Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission concedes that anti-doping procedures in 2013 fell short of international standards

The Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) has conceded that some procedures carried out while collecting samples for testing last year were not consistent with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) International Standards. JADCO made its concession in a statement on Wednesday after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) blasted Jamaican anti-doping […]

Crime

Police operation yields over two pounds of weed

By: Marion V. Ali An anti-drug operation in the Pickstock area of Belize City has led to the discovery of over two pounds of marijuana. Police say that officers from the Quick Response Precinct Two Unit were on an anti-drug operation on Fitzgibbon Street at around 9:40 a.m. on Wednesday. […]

The accident scene on Mahogany Street shows motorcycle under car
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The accident scene on Mahogany Street shows motorcycle under car

Scotia Bank honors $60,000 commitment to school
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Scotia Bank honors $60,000 commitment to school

By Benjamin Flowers This week Scotiabank donated $20,000 to Living Hope Preparatory School in support of its feeding program. The donation is the culmination of a $60,000 pledge made to the school, over the last three years. Patrick Andrews, Vice President and Managing Director of Scotiabank, said that Scotiabank honors […]

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WALLBelize rejects Revised Gender Policy 2013

By: Marion V.Ali The United Christian Women’s Alliance Belize, which calls itself WALLBelize, says that it rejects the Revised Gender Policy 2013. The organization, which says that its mission is to confront systems of oppression, injustice and exploitation, and to defend the unborn and women and girls, is of the […]

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Woman’s leg crushed in traffic accident in Belize City

A traffic accident a few minutes ago on Mahogany Street near its junction with Central American Boulevard in Belize City has left a woman inured. The Reporter has confirmed that the accident involved a car and a motorcycle and that the car ran over the woman’s leg. She is at […]

Crime

Police warn motorcycle owners about increase in thefts

By: Marion Ali The police press office today issued a warning to owners of motorcycles to ensure that their cycles are secured at all times following an increase in reported motorcycle thefts. There have been two thefts of motorcycles in as many days in the Belize District alone, the most […]

World

Desperate search for missing students on sunken ferry continues

The desperate, massive search for ferry passengers of a sunken ferry in the Yellow Sea off the coast of southwest Korea continues as almost 300 remain missing. Hope remains that those trapped on board are still alive. The passenger, most of whom are students, reached out to parents and relatives […]

World

Wildfires in Chile claim 12 lives, consume 2,000 homes

At least 12 persons are dead after wildfires in Chile consume 2,00 homes in Chile. That country’s Interior Minister Rodrigo Penailillo reported that 8,000 people are homeless as a result of the blaze. Earlier, Chile’s National Emergency Office’s website, citing police, had said that at least 16 people were dead. […]

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Police detain suspect in connection with cyclist’s murder

By: Marion V. Ali Police have detained one suspect in connection with the shooting murder of Ernest “Dangalang” Thurton. Thurton was shot to death sometime around 4 p.m. on Monday while checking on an aunt’s house behind the Charles Bartlett Hyde Building in the Lake Independence area of Belize City. […]