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Business

PM extends Senate inquiry deadline beyond November – Chamber of Commerce agrees

By William Ysaguirre Freelance Reporter The social partners were not in agreement when Chairman of Senate Special Select Committee, Senator Aldo Salazar, first indicated that the Committee’s work would soon be done, and that the government of Belize had spent enough time and money over the past eight months on […]

Crime Brazen heist at Scotia Bank Spanish lookout branch

Brazen heist at Scotia Bank Spanish lookout branch

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter Three brazen gunmen are on the run from San Ignacio police with an undisclosed amount of cash after they successfully breached security protocols at the Scotia Bank branch in Spanish Lookout, Cayo on Wednesday morning. But even before the brazen heist was committed, the thieves […]

Editorial Editorial

Editorial

The idea of Party Leader John Briceño to call a snap convention of the PUP later this year is a good one. The next general elections are going to be of the greatest importance to the future of democracy and development in Belize and indeed, the very future of the […]

General Missing teen’s body found

Missing teen’s body found

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter The worried family of missing teenager, Erwin Rodriguez had their worst fears confirmed this weekend when his body was found on the south side of Belize City. Rodriguez’ body was found near a tree in the Port Loyola area of Belize City, around 5:00 pm, […]

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Missing teen’s body found
General / Weekend News

Missing teen’s body found

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter The worried family of missing teenager, Erwin Rodriguez had their worst fears confirmed this weekend when his body was found on the south side of Belize City. Rodriguez’ body was found near a tree in the Port Loyola area of Belize City, around 5:00 pm, […]

Man shot during fist fight
General / Weekend News

Man shot during fist fight

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A man was shot in the chest and left forearm when a security guard fired a shot to disperse two groups that were fighting. The incident happened in the Princess Ramada casino compound shortly after 3:00 am. Police say Glenford Brown, 33 years, employed with […]

Man crushed to death on George Price highway
General / Weekend News

Man crushed to death on George Price highway

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A man was crushed to death on Saturday afternoon at mile 35 on the George Price highway. Police say it happened some before 2:00 pm, when Elroy Jones, who was part of a clean-up crew, slipped off a moving 18-wheeler towhead, which had a cargo […]

Citizens walk for a Green Belize
General / Weekend News

Citizens walk for a Green Belize

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter Public servants, community volunteers and concerned citizens gathered on the George Price Highway this weekend for the second “Walk for a Green Belize” cleanup campaign. At the event, hosted by the Department of the Environment (DOE), in conjunction with the Belize Solid Waste Management Authority […]

Activists offer reward for the capture of Albert Cattouse’s killer
General / Weekend News

Activists offer reward for the capture of Albert Cattouse’s killer

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter Following the shooting death of activist Albert Cattouse, the group Belize Leaders for Social Justice has offered a $5,000 reward for information that will lead to the capture and conviction of his killer. The BLSJ condemned Cattouse’s murder as emphatically as it could, calling on […]

Controversy erupts over Fabers Road reconstruction contract
General / Weekend News

Controversy erupts over Fabers Road reconstruction contract

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter Members of civil society and the political third parties have condemned the Government of Belize’s decision to award the contract for the reconstruction of Faber’s Road to the nephew of former Deputy Prime Minister, Gaspar Vega. The Vision Inspired by the People third party, called […]

Mental Health Association hosts speech competition
General / Weekend News

Mental Health Association hosts speech competition

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter Students from four high schools put their public speaking skills to the test on Friday at the 10th Annual Speech Competition, hosted by the Mental Health Association of Belize. The contestants gathered at the St. John’s College Chapel, where they were required to give a […]

Belize participates in regional political forum
General / Weekend News

Belize participates in regional political forum

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter Belize was among the nations represented at the First Central American Integration System (SICA)-Chile Political Dialogue and Cooperation Forum in Santiago, Chile. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Wilfred Elrington led the Belizean delegation, accompanied by his Chief Executive Officer H.E. Pat Andrews, and Foreign Service Officer, […]

Two shot; one dead
General / Weekend News

Two shot; one dead

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Unconfirmed but reliable reports are that two youths were shot on Monday night in Belize City, one of whom died of his wounds. The report is that the incident happened at around 9:30 p.m., in the Jane Usher Boulevard area. Police have not yet disclosed […]

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Separate fires cause damage to homes

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter Fires in Belize City and Burrell Boom early today have destroyed two homes. In the first incident, at around 12:55 a.m., fire personnel were called out to Burrell Boom village to the residence of 54-year-old Nathalie Hyde. Hyde told investigators that at around 12:50 a.m., […]