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Business CitCo hosts breakfast for Guatemalan and Belizean children

CitCo hosts breakfast for Guatemalan and Belizean children

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The Belize City Council hosted a breakfast and entertainment session for Belizean and Guatemalan children at the BTL park on Wednesday morning. It is a part of continued efforts to further strengthen diplomatic relations between both countries, in the face of the long standing […]

Crime

First Caribbean Bank, San Cas Plaza, robbed

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter First Caribbean Bank at the San Cas Plaza near the northern entrance of Belize City was held up at gunpoint on Friday morning, and one of its employees had to be treated for injuries sustained during the incident. The incident occurred shortly after the bank […]

Editorial

Editorial

On Monday of this week an extraordinary press conference was held at the Radison Fort George Hotel here in Belize City. The two protagonists were the Foreign Minister of Belize, the Hon. Wilfred Elrington and the Foreign Minister of Guatemala, Lic. Carlos Raúl Morales. . They called the press conference […]

General

First Caribbean Bank, San Cas Plaza, robbed

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter First Caribbean Bank at the San Cas Plaza near the northern entrance of Belize City was held up at gunpoint on Friday morning, and one of its employees had to be treated for injuries sustained during the incident. The incident occurred shortly after the bank […]

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Crime / General / Weekend News

First Caribbean Bank, San Cas Plaza, robbed

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter First Caribbean Bank at the San Cas Plaza near the northern entrance of Belize City was held up at gunpoint on Friday morning, and one of its employees had to be treated for injuries sustained during the incident. The incident occurred shortly after the bank […]

Orange Walk contractor dies in RTA after birthday celebration
Accidents/Drownings / Weekend News

Orange Walk contractor dies in RTA after birthday celebration

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Lionel Guerra, 35, a popular contractor of Orange Walk Town lost his life just three hours after he brought in his birthday, and just outside of his hometown in a tragic road traffic mishap at the Toll Bridge at Tower Hill. Guerra had reportedly left […]

General

San Narsico health center gets makeover; Trial Farm Village gets cancha bleachers

By Dyllan Lawrence Staff Reporter The Belize Natural Energy Charitable Trust has partnered with the Ministry of Health to fund the renovation of the San Narciso Health Care Center in the Corozal District. The Trust also partnered with the Trial Farm Village Council to renovate bleachers for sporting events. Minister […]

CitCo hosts breakfast for Guatemalan and Belizean children
Business

CitCo hosts breakfast for Guatemalan and Belizean children

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The Belize City Council hosted a breakfast and entertainment session for Belizean and Guatemalan children at the BTL park on Wednesday morning. It is a part of continued efforts to further strengthen diplomatic relations between both countries, in the face of the long standing […]

Primary school students see a bright future with Scotiabank
General

Primary school students see a bright future with Scotiabank

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter This week Scotiabank continued to invest in Belize’s development by offering high school scholarships to primary school students. The Bank’s Albert Street branch presented 25 of those scholarships to students on Tuesday, along with schoolbags containing supplies for the upcoming school year. The scholarships form […]

CTO says tourism slowing in Belize
Business

CTO says tourism slowing in Belize

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter Belize is seeing a decline in tourism arrival numbers this year, after years of strong growth, according to the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO). This is contrary to what the Belize Tourism Board reported earlier this year. Belize received 129,316 tourist arrivals in the first […]

Belize continues Ebola preparedness  with help from Taiwan and PADF
Business

Belize continues Ebola preparedness with help from Taiwan and PADF

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The Ministry of Health has received clinical care kits for Ebola patients through donations from the Pan American Development Foundation (PADF) and the Republic of China/Taiwan. The donation is part of a larger regional effort to prepare for and control a potential Ebola outbreak. […]

12 PUP heavyweights call for National Convention; leadership tested
Business

12 PUP heavyweights call for National Convention; leadership tested

By Marion Ali Staff Reporter Twelve standard bearers of the People’s United Party (PUP), some of whom are considered senior members, have written to PUP Leader Francis Fonseca and Chairman Henry Usher, calling for an urgent national party convention, exposing their discontent and lack of confidence in the leadership of […]

Police crack down on loitering and public drinking
General

Police crack down on loitering and public drinking

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The Belize Police Department’s Eastern Division (South) announced that starting this week, despite a recent shift in policy from cracking down on quality-of-life offenses, such as riding a bicycle without bells and lights, police will crack down on loitering and public drinking. According to […]

Bacab watchman shot dead at home! Police suspect robbery
Crime

Bacab watchman shot dead at home! Police suspect robbery

By Marion Ali Staff Reporter Police suspect robbery was the motive of the shooting murder of Prudencio Gonzalez, 48, the watchman of Bacab Eco-Park, who was killed inside his home at Ridge Lagoon, off the Burrell Boom Road on Sunday night. Gonzalez, who lived a short distance away from his […]