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Business Belize gets US $13 million loan from Kuwait for Hummingbird Highway

Belize gets US $13 million loan from Kuwait for Hummingbird Highway

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The Government of Belize signed an agreement last Tuesday in Belmopan for a US $13.6 million loan to assist the financing of the rehabilitation of the Hummingbird Highway, through the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (FAED). Prime Minister Dean Barrow and Ghanem Sulaiman […]

Crime Caye Caulker family enraged at cop who shot their dog

Caye Caulker family enraged at cop who shot their dog

The Enriquez fam ily of Bahia Puesto del Sol Street in Caye Caulker are demanding that the policeman who shot their six month-old German Shepherd puppy in the wee hours of Monday morning re-imburse them for their medically-related expenses. They are also demanding that the Police Department remove the policeman […]

Editorial

Editorial

“The world will little note nor long remember what we say here, but it will never forget what they did here!” These resounding words of Abraham Lincoln in his Gettesberg Address pretty much sums up the dilema of the People’s United Party and its leader Mr. Francis Fonseca. It’s not […]

General Belize-based real estate agency wins international awards

Belize-based real estate agency wins international awards

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter A Belize based real estate agency, Coldwell Banker Southern Belize Realty, has been given two awards by the international real estate community. Southern Belize Realty won the award for Best Real Estate Agency in Belize and also the highly coveted Best Real Estate Agency […]

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Caye Caulker family enraged at cop who shot their dog
Crime

Caye Caulker family enraged at cop who shot their dog

The Enriquez fam ily of Bahia Puesto del Sol Street in Caye Caulker are demanding that the policeman who shot their six month-old German Shepherd puppy in the wee hours of Monday morning re-imburse them for their medically-related expenses. They are also demanding that the Police Department remove the policeman […]

Cane cutter killed in San Victor
Crime

Cane cutter killed in San Victor

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Corozal police are relying on the residents of San Victor Village in Corozal to help them solve the murder of Sergio Martinez, a cane cutter from the Mexican State of Quintana Roo. His body was discovered on Sunday afternoon, March 1. The police report […]

Man brutally beaten for defending daughter
Crime

Man brutally beaten for defending daughter

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter A man who tried to defend his daughter from a group of men who were making catcalls at her was brutally beaten over the weekend on Southern Foreshore. The man remains hospitalized. Oscar Williams, 42, was walking with his 13-year-old daughter along Southern Foreshore […]

Belize-based real estate agency wins international awards
General

Belize-based real estate agency wins international awards

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter A Belize based real estate agency, Coldwell Banker Southern Belize Realty, has been given two awards by the international real estate community. Southern Belize Realty won the award for Best Real Estate Agency in Belize and also the highly coveted Best Real Estate Agency […]

Belize gets US $13 million loan from Kuwait for Hummingbird Highway
Business

Belize gets US $13 million loan from Kuwait for Hummingbird Highway

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The Government of Belize signed an agreement last Tuesday in Belmopan for a US $13.6 million loan to assist the financing of the rehabilitation of the Hummingbird Highway, through the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (FAED). Prime Minister Dean Barrow and Ghanem Sulaiman […]

Sugar cane crop progressing sweetly
Business

Sugar cane crop progressing sweetly

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter With just over a month since the start of the 2015 sugarcane crop, the Belize Sugar Industries has milled more than 30,000 tons of sugar, says factory manager, John Gillett. Gillett told The Reporter this week that as of March 5, the factory had milled […]

Lower exports help deepen trade deficit
Business

Lower exports help deepen trade deficit

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter Belize started off the year 2015 continuing the trend of exporting less and importing more, according to the most recent data released from the Statistical Institute of Belize. SIB’s External Trade Bulletin for the month of January, which contains complete data, shows that exports were […]

Decriminalization of Marijuana Committee’s full recommendations
Business

Decriminalization of Marijuana Committee’s full recommendations

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The Decriminalization of Marijuana Committee (DOMC) released its first report containing eleven recommendations, including the decriminalization of up to 10 grams of marijuana. The recommendations are based on two years of data-gathering. DOMC made its recommendations after consultations with both proponents and opponents of […]

San Pedro shooting spree leaves one dead, two injured
Crime

San Pedro shooting spree leaves one dead, two injured

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter Three separate shooting incidents in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye this week have left one man dead and two others wounded as police try to contain the level of violence on the island. According to Superintendent of Police, Luis Castellanos, the officer commanding San Pedro, […]

Captain of BTV expedition disputes Guatemalans’ version of events
General

Captain of BTV expedition disputes Guatemalans’ version of events

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter Guillermo Avila, the captain of the Belize Territorial Volunteers’ (BTV) expedition, which was delayed by Guatemalan authorities over the weekend, has disputed the Guatemalans’ claims, is seeking legal advice, and is asking the Government of Belize to step in and defend his position. According […]