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Business Hamanasi selected as Finalist for Eco-Excellence Awards

Hamanasi selected as Finalist for Eco-Excellence Awards

By Julia Arzu Hamanasi Adventure and Dive Resort, located in Hopkins, was selected as a finalist in the Travel Category for the NCW Magazine’s 2016 Eco-Excellence Award. The Eco-Excellence Awards, now in its sixth edition, is the only of its kind award to recognize excellence in social and environmental sustainability […]

Crime Five men remanded for beheading Dangriga pastor

Five men remanded for beheading Dangriga pastor

By Benjamin Flowers Five men were remanded to the Belize Central Prison this week for the grotesque decapitation of Dangriga pastor, Llewellyn Lucas. Chief Magistrate Ann Marie Williams remanded Belmopan businessman William Mason, along with Ernest Castillo, Keron Fernandez, Ashton Vanegas, and Terence Fernandez, until September 7, on charges of: […]

Editorial Editorial

Editorial

People of Southside Belize have welcomed the idea of Assistant Police Commissioner Chester Williams to install night vision cameras in strategic locations of high crime activity in southside Belize City to put a lid on street crime and gangland activity. We applaud this new initiative, and we thank the American […]

General Chester trying to solve south side crime with digital cams; asks US embassy and IDB to assist

Chester trying to solve south side crime with digital cams; asks US embassy and IDB to assist

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The streets of Belize City’s south side, plagued by gun violence and other crimes for the better part of 20 years, should see some improvement with the installation of new surveillance cameras in the coming months. Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Chester Williams sent proposals […]

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Chester trying to solve south side crime with digital cams; asks US embassy and IDB to assist
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Chester trying to solve south side crime with digital cams; asks US embassy and IDB to assist

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The streets of Belize City’s south side, plagued by gun violence and other crimes for the better part of 20 years, should see some improvement with the installation of new surveillance cameras in the coming months. Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Chester Williams sent proposals […]

Brads applies for change of venue for Boledo and Lottery draw
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Brads applies for change of venue for Boledo and Lottery draw

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The Administrator of Brads Gaming, Kim Chee, has applied to the Lotteries Committee to change the venue of the live drawings of the nightly Boledo and the Sunday Lottery draw from the Public Building to Brads offices at the foot of the Belcan Bridge. This […]

Hamanasi selected as Finalist for Eco-Excellence Awards
Business

Hamanasi selected as Finalist for Eco-Excellence Awards

By Julia Arzu Hamanasi Adventure and Dive Resort, located in Hopkins, was selected as a finalist in the Travel Category for the NCW Magazine’s 2016 Eco-Excellence Award. The Eco-Excellence Awards, now in its sixth edition, is the only of its kind award to recognize excellence in social and environmental sustainability […]

UN Youth Report targets economic engagement
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UN Youth Report targets economic engagement

The United Nations (UN), last week, released its World Youth Report on Youth Civic Engagement and discussed many issues today’s youth face in economical, political and community engagement areas. The UN World Youth Report gave unfortunate statistics of approximately 73 million young people being unemployed around the world, and in […]

CitCo hosting public consultations on new seafront business proposal
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CitCo hosting public consultations on new seafront business proposal

By Julia Arzu The Belize City Council is calling on members of the general public to participate in a public consultation regarding the construction of Mayan Cable Tubing, a proposed water park project along the seawall of Sandlighter’s Promenade. CitCo has been considering the proposal for months but now Mayor […]

Taiwan assists Belize with $10 million towards overall development
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Taiwan assists Belize with $10 million towards overall development

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Belize has received a sizable sum of money from the Government and people of the Republic of China (Taiwan) towards the overall development of our country. In a handing over ceremony on Wednesday, Taiwan’s Ambassador to Belize, Benjamin Ho presented a cheque of US $5 […]

Five men remanded for beheading Dangriga pastor
Crime

Five men remanded for beheading Dangriga pastor

By Benjamin Flowers Five men were remanded to the Belize Central Prison this week for the grotesque decapitation of Dangriga pastor, Llewellyn Lucas. Chief Magistrate Ann Marie Williams remanded Belmopan businessman William Mason, along with Ernest Castillo, Keron Fernandez, Ashton Vanegas, and Terence Fernandez, until September 7, on charges of: […]

Crocodile kills child in Maypen Village
Crime

Crocodile kills child in Maypen Village

By Benjamin Flowers Residents of the Maypen community are grieving after a crocodile attacked and killed an eight-year-old girl over the weekend. On Sunday July 17 at 3:25 p.m., Adriana Moody, was swimming in the Belize River along with her aunt, Indira Rhaburn, and three of her cousins, when the […]

Labourer murdered in Cayo
Crime

Labourer murdered in Cayo

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A fight between two groups of men in San Ignacio Town, Cayo on Monday night ended in one man being fatally stabbed and another seriously injured. Police say that shortly before 7:00 Monday night, they were summoned to Floyd Moro Street in the Santiago Juan […]

Man accused of sexually assaulting an infant
Crime

Man accused of sexually assaulting an infant

By Julia Arzu A thirty-one-year-old man, Jose Rivas, was arraigned in court on Wednesday for allegedly sexually assaulting an infant boy on Monday. A police report filed against Rivas accused him of penetrating the buttocks of a two-year-old boy. Police investigated the report and charged Rivas with sexual assault. He […]