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Swingers and nudists set to bask in Belizean sun and waters Swingers and nudists set to bask in Belizean sun and waters
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Business Guatemala re-establishes diplomatic relations with Belize

Guatemala re-establishes diplomatic relations with Belize

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter The Government of Guatemala has sent a new ambassador to Belize after almost two years. Two weeks after the Guatemalan government, through its Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sandra Jovel, sought financial and technical assistance from friendly nations at the Organization of American States(OAS), the government […]

Crime Police seek mystery woman connected to gang murder

Police seek mystery woman connected to gang murder

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter Belize city police are seeking an unknown woman who is believed to have lured Tyrone Gibson, 20, to his death last Friday. Gibson, a resident of the St. Martin area, was standing at the corner of West Collet Canal and Hicate Street waiting for the […]

Editorial

Editorial

Belize City Council elections are to be held next month on Wednesday, March 7, but we still have not seen anything like a written Manifesto, setting out what the two opposing parties plan to do for the City if elected. There has been a lot of street activity and a […]

General Another earthquake rocks Mexico

Another earthquake rocks Mexico

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Another earthquake has rocked Mexico. The magnitude 7.2 temblor jolted southeastern Mexico this evening, with the epicenter in the state of Oaxaca, according to the US Geological Survey. Emergency authorities in the Oaxaca reported “only material damage and no loss of human life”. In Mexico […]

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Another earthquake rocks Mexico
General / Weekend News

Another earthquake rocks Mexico

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Another earthquake has rocked Mexico. The magnitude 7.2 temblor jolted southeastern Mexico this evening, with the epicenter in the state of Oaxaca, according to the US Geological Survey. Emergency authorities in the Oaxaca reported “only material damage and no loss of human life”. In Mexico […]

Tourist raped in her sleep
General / Weekend News

Tourist raped in her sleep

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police have detained a man pending a charge of rape upon a tourist. Police say the American tourist, a 25 year-old woman, went to the San Pedro police station om Thursday afternoon and reported that sometime around 4:30 on Wednesday morning she was asleep and […]

Policeman penalized for losing firearm
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Policeman penalized for losing firearm

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police have penalized one of their own for losing the firearm assigned to him and then making up a story about how he lost it. Police have not named the policeman or given his rank, but state that he reported that the firearm was reported […]

Garifuna settlement south of Sibun reinforces Belize’s claim
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Garifuna settlement south of Sibun reinforces Belize’s claim

By Adele Ramos Freelance Reporter Reading through information published by Guatemalan authorities, in which they claim that the 1859 Treaty between that country and Britain was “land cession” in exchange for a roadway, I could not help but ask if the author of that document skipped over critical parts of […]

Guatemala re-establishes diplomatic relations with Belize
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Guatemala re-establishes diplomatic relations with Belize

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter The Government of Guatemala has sent a new ambassador to Belize after almost two years. Two weeks after the Guatemalan government, through its Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sandra Jovel, sought financial and technical assistance from friendly nations at the Organization of American States(OAS), the government […]

Belizean cookbook wins third international award, reaches finals
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Belizean cookbook wins third international award, reaches finals

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The Belizean cookbook, “Nefry’s Kitchen”, authored by San Ignacio businesswoman and philanthropist, Nefretery Marin has won its third award and has now been shortlisted in the finals since it was entered into an international competition last year. Nefry’s Kitchen picked up the award in the […]

Families affected by flash flood handed food packs; more assessments being done
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Families affected by flash flood handed food packs; more assessments being done

While the rest of the country slept through the night last Wednesday, families in some parts of western and southern Belize had to evacuate their homes and scramble to higher terrain as flash floods swept in, tearing down their fire hearths in the process and leaving them with little access […]

CDB opens $40 million credit line to DFC
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CDB opens $40 million credit line to DFC

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter The Development Finance Corporation (DFC) can continue to lend money on affordable terms through a US $40 million line of credit being made available by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB). The CDB stated, on Monday, that it made the line of credit available to the […]

Mexican newspaper reports closure of businesses in Corozal Free Zone; local authorities differ
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Mexican newspaper reports closure of businesses in Corozal Free Zone; local authorities differ

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Since the devaluation of the Mexican peso in 2016, coupled with new tax measures introduced by the government last year, business at the Corozal Commercial Free Zone has reportedly not been as robust as it was a few years ago; but it is also nowhere […]

MOH takes proactive approach to addressing measles
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MOH takes proactive approach to addressing measles

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter The Ministry of Health is preparing several campaigns to prepare Belize for a positive case of measles, and minimize the impact should such an event occur. In a special session with the media held on Wednesday, the MOH explained that it is preparing educational material […]