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JP Association, California Chapter to swear in new members

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter The Belize Association of Justices of the Peace, California Chapter, will swear in 13 new members this weekend, to keep up with the growing community of Belizeans in California. The historic event marks the first time that Crown Counsel Brianna Williams will swear in new […]

Crime Student murdered in Lords Bank

Student murdered in Lords Bank

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter Brandon Bradley, a 17-year-old student, was found dead late on Wednesday night, his body riddled with bullets near the entrance of the Green Garden Estate area of Lords Bank village. Sometime after 10:30 p.m., on April 26, the ITVET student was found motionless, lying  face […]

Editorial Editorial

Editorial

The Senate Select Committee investigating irregularities in the Ministry and Department of Immigration with respect to visa and passport fraud continued its work this week after its brief Easter recess. The Senate Committee called back the elusive Mr. Middleton to ask him more about his activities in procuring visas and […]

General Man found murdered inside car

Man found murdered inside car

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A man was found shot to death inside his vehicle this afternoon in Belize City. Police say the body of Santiago Rodriguez was found inside his white 4 Runner SUV at around 2:30 p.m., on Trinity Street in the Port Loyola area. Police investigations have […]

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Man found murdered inside car
General / Weekend News

Man found murdered inside car

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A man was found shot to death inside his vehicle this afternoon in Belize City. Police say the body of Santiago Rodriguez was found inside his white 4 Runner SUV at around 2:30 p.m., on Trinity Street in the Port Loyola area. Police investigations have […]

UB goes green!
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UB goes green!

By Marion Ali Assistant Editor In tandem with Earth Day,  the University of Belize (UB) has gone “green”, and has embarked on an energy-efficient/cost-saving lighting system at its Faculty of Education and Arts Campus in Belize City, by replacing all its fluorescent light bulbs with LED tubes. Director of Physical […]

Business

JP Association, California Chapter to swear in new members

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter The Belize Association of Justices of the Peace, California Chapter, will swear in 13 new members this weekend, to keep up with the growing community of Belizeans in California. The historic event marks the first time that Crown Counsel Brianna Williams will swear in new […]

Taiwan looks to strengthen economic and diplomatic ties with new Southbound Policy
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Taiwan looks to strengthen economic and diplomatic ties with new Southbound Policy

By Alexis R. Milan Editor The Republic of China (ROC) Taiwan, more commonly known as simply Taiwan, has maintained diplomatic relations with Belize for nearly 30 years now, since 1989. In that relatively short time, Taiwan has supported Belize through a number of bilateral cooperation efforts, including infrastructural development, technical […]

Business

Taiwan calls for participation in World Health Assembly

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter The Government of the Republic of China-Taiwan is calling on the World Health Organization (WHO) to invite it to attend the 2017 World Health Assembly. Taiwan is also calling on the international community to support its participation, given the benefits that its participation brings to […]

Student murdered in Lords Bank
Crime

Student murdered in Lords Bank

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter Brandon Bradley, a 17-year-old student, was found dead late on Wednesday night, his body riddled with bullets near the entrance of the Green Garden Estate area of Lords Bank village. Sometime after 10:30 p.m., on April 26, the ITVET student was found motionless, lying  face […]

North American couple missing in Corozal
Crime

North American couple missing in Corozal

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter An American couple, who took up residency in the Corozal district, has mysteriously vanished since Tuesday night, leaving friends puzzled and worried about their safety. Francesca Matus, 52, a Canadian national of Serenity Sands, Consejo Road, Corozal and her boyfriend, 36-year-old American national, Drew Thomas […]

Dangriga court prescribes 12 years for man convicted of abduction and sodomy
Crime

Dangriga court prescribes 12 years for man convicted of abduction and sodomy

A jury of four men and five women  wrapped up a morbid five-day trial this week by convicting Robert Taylor of Dangriga of a vicious abduction at knifepoint and anal rape of a 25 year-old woman. Judge Denis Hanomansingh has sentenced him to 12 years on each count, but since  […]

Mexican innovators offer Belize trade opportunities
Business

Mexican innovators offer Belize trade opportunities

Belizean businessmen got the opportunity to form trade partnerships with Mexican companies; when the Mexican Embassy hosteda trade delegation ofentrepreneurs and manufacturers’ representatives of seven companies from Merida, Yucatan and Cancun, Quintana Roo at the Institute of Mexico in Belize City on Thursday, April 27. Belize Water Services representatives were […]

Police high command assures that rogue cops will be dealt with
Crime

Police high command assures that rogue cops will be dealt with

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor   The Belize Police Department has assured that it will deal with police officers who have been caught recently engaging in disreputable activity.  The assurance comes three weeks after three on-duty policemen and a special constable were found using the police mobile assigned to them […]