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OAS issues conflicting resolutions says VIP

By Benjamin Flowers The political third party, Vision Inspired by the People (VIP) is calling on the Government of Belize to address a discrepancy between two resolutions passed by the Organization of American States (OAS) on the Belize/Guatemala territorial dispute. The VIP explained this week, that the OAS passed a […]

Crime

Man hacked to death while heading home from church

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Punta Gorda police are investigating the chopping murder of Francisco Ack, 36, a farmer of San Benito Poite village in the Toledo district. Ack’s body was found hacked and disposed of in bushes near the village’s primary school shortly after 11:00 last Friday night. Police […]

Editorial Editorial

Editorial

Sometimes when we discuss the Belize territorial dispute and our claim to independence we tend to talk at one another instead of talking to one another. In this way we squander many opportunities at reaching a national consensus on the way forward. There are many in Belize who still believe […]

General Cocono Bwai tackles Guatemalan claim with Brukdown music

Cocono Bwai tackles Guatemalan claim with Brukdown music

By Benjamin Flowers Belizean artist, Cecil Jenkins, also known as Cocono Bwai, is sharing his views on the Belize/Guatemala territorial dispute in a unique fashion, by using the fading Belizean art form of “Brukdown” music. Jenkins, in collaboration with fellow Belizean artist Shameka “Shamrock” White, recorded and released a song […]

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Crime

Man hacked to death while heading home from church

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Punta Gorda police are investigating the chopping murder of Francisco Ack, 36, a farmer of San Benito Poite village in the Toledo district. Ack’s body was found hacked and disposed of in bushes near the village’s primary school shortly after 11:00 last Friday night. Police […]

Hattieville resident gunned down at lounge; police have no motive
Crime

Hattieville resident gunned down at lounge; police have no motive

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Mark Shepherd, a 23-year-old labourer of Hattieville became the country’s latest murder victim at around 11:00 p.m. on Saturday as he socialized with his common-law-wife. The couple sat having a few drinks on the compound of the Green Iguana Lounge in the village when two […]

DJ dies in RTA
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DJ dies in RTA

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Veteran Orange Walk-based disc jockey and air-conditioning technician, 34-year-old Sergio “DJ Che” Mendez lost his life in a traffic accident at around 8:45 Sunday morning. The incident happened near a curve in Buena Vista village in the Corozal district. A Nissan X-Trail SUV traveling towards […]

Cop charged for firing gun in public while drunk, injuring woman
Crime

Cop charged for firing gun in public while drunk, injuring woman

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police Constable Urbie Alamilla, a resident of Ladyville is on interdiction with half pay and faces charges of “discharging a firearm in public” while reportedly under the influence of alcohol and “causing injuries” to Sharmaine Bainton. The incident happened on Saturday night inside Green Jade […]

Business

OAS issues conflicting resolutions says VIP

By Benjamin Flowers The political third party, Vision Inspired by the People (VIP) is calling on the Government of Belize to address a discrepancy between two resolutions passed by the Organization of American States (OAS) on the Belize/Guatemala territorial dispute. The VIP explained this week, that the OAS passed a […]

Business

Queen Conch Fishing Season Closes

By Julia Arzu The Belize Fisheries Department announced, this week, that the Queen Conch fishing season will be closed as of Friday, June 24. The close of the season was authorized by way of a statutory instrument signed by Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment and Sustainable Development, Gaspar […]

More Zika cases confirmed in Belize
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More Zika cases confirmed in Belize

By Benjamin Flowers Since the initial report of the first locally transmitted Zika Virus infection in Belize, several other cases have been confirmed with the latest cases confirmed in Caye Caulker. The Ministry of Health reported that while it was investigating cases of rash and fever reported on the island […]

Cocono Bwai tackles Guatemalan claim with Brukdown music
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Cocono Bwai tackles Guatemalan claim with Brukdown music

By Benjamin Flowers Belizean artist, Cecil Jenkins, also known as Cocono Bwai, is sharing his views on the Belize/Guatemala territorial dispute in a unique fashion, by using the fading Belizean art form of “Brukdown” music. Jenkins, in collaboration with fellow Belizean artist Shameka “Shamrock” White, recorded and released a song […]

Tropical Storm Danielle is fourth earliest storm to form in history
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Tropical Storm Danielle is fourth earliest storm to form in history

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Mexicans are bracing for Tropical Storm Danielle, the Atlantic Hurricane 2016 season’s fourth named storm to form just three weeks into the season! This is a first in history, according to weather experts. Danielle was upgraded from a tropical depression to a storm on Monday […]

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Fuel prices soar

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor For the second time since the start of June, fuel prices have increased at the pumps across Belize, and on both occasions, the cause is due to the acquisition costs for the products. According to figures provided by Uno Belize, as of Tuesday at midnight, […]