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Business Mandamus application fails! Flawed procedure causes abrupt dismissal

Mandamus application fails! Flawed procedure causes abrupt dismissal

A procedural mistake made in the filing of an Order of Mandamus by Counsel, Audrey Matura-Shepherd on behalf of the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association has caused the motion to fail in the Supreme Court. The petition asked the Supreme Court to direct the Sugar Industry Control Board to intervene […]

Crime Exotic caye resort burns in massive fire

Exotic caye resort burns in massive fire

Half a million dollars went up in flames, as a fire burned a great portion of the Exotic Caye Resort in San Pedro Town. The 20-year-old resort, located on Coconut Drive, caught fire around 2:00 a.m. According to the business owner, he received a call at 3:30 in the morning […]

Editorial

Editorial

No one really believes that the air traffic controllers who were scheduled to turn up for work last Saturday had suddenly become disabled by illness. Some of these disabled officers were seen the night before in apparent good health, and they showed up for work on Sunday with no apparent […]

General Taiwan’s Chou Ta-Kuan Foundation gives Pallotti High- 100 recorders

Taiwan’s Chou Ta-Kuan Foundation gives Pallotti High- 100 recorders

The 175 music students at Pallotti High School got a major boost to their music studies through the gift of 100 soprano recorders, a $4,000 value, from the cancer-fighting non-governmental organization, the Chou, Ta-Kuan Foundation (CTKF) of the Republic of China (R.O.C.) on Taiwan. Taiwan’s Ambassador to Belize, H.E. Benjamin […]

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Marijuana committee recommends decriminalizing up to 10 grams
Controversy / Social / Weekend News

Marijuana committee recommends decriminalizing up to 10 grams

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter The Committee on the Decriminalizing of Marijuana has recommended to the government that no penalties be brought against anyone found with up to 10 grams of marijuana. The Committee presented their findings during a press briefing Friday morning and explained their analysis of the […]

Taiwan’s Chou Ta-Kuan Foundation gives Pallotti High- 100 recorders
General

Taiwan’s Chou Ta-Kuan Foundation gives Pallotti High- 100 recorders

The 175 music students at Pallotti High School got a major boost to their music studies through the gift of 100 soprano recorders, a $4,000 value, from the cancer-fighting non-governmental organization, the Chou, Ta-Kuan Foundation (CTKF) of the Republic of China (R.O.C.) on Taiwan. Taiwan’s Ambassador to Belize, H.E. Benjamin […]

Exotic caye resort burns in massive fire
Crime

Exotic caye resort burns in massive fire

Half a million dollars went up in flames, as a fire burned a great portion of the Exotic Caye Resort in San Pedro Town. The 20-year-old resort, located on Coconut Drive, caught fire around 2:00 a.m. According to the business owner, he received a call at 3:30 in the morning […]

Mandamus application fails! Flawed procedure causes abrupt dismissal
Business

Mandamus application fails! Flawed procedure causes abrupt dismissal

A procedural mistake made in the filing of an Order of Mandamus by Counsel, Audrey Matura-Shepherd on behalf of the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association has caused the motion to fail in the Supreme Court. The petition asked the Supreme Court to direct the Sugar Industry Control Board to intervene […]

Stevedores protest over ‘shilling’ water at PBL
Business

Stevedores protest over ‘shilling’ water at PBL

Relations between Port of Belize Limited and some stevedores is still rocky after workers refused to unload a sugar barge at 6:00 am on Monday, Feburary 23rd. The team, comprising of 34 workers, refused to board the boat to unload the barge anchored seven miles out because they claimed the […]

Man shot near Wesley Church during busy morning hour
Breaking News / Crime / Weekend News

Man shot near Wesley Church during busy morning hour

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter There was a shooting on South Street in Belize City on Friday. Six shots were fired and one man was injured. The incident happened at around 7:30 a.m., when students were alighting buses at Wesley Church. We’ll have more details as they become available.

Second fatal accident near Jaguar Paw road in a week
Crime

Second fatal accident near Jaguar Paw road in a week

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter A 58-year-old man died as result of an accident involving an 18-wheeler truck carrying containers that ran straight into him on Monday morning near the Jaguar Paw road junction, making it the second accident in this area in one week. Pablo Martinez was walking […]

Super HIV strain discovered in Cuba
General

Super HIV strain discovered in Cuba

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter Scientist have discovered a new strain of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in Cuba, which is twice as aggressive as the regular strain. Researchers published a report in the medical journal, EbioMedicine this month, explaining that the new strain, which progresses to full-blown Acquired Immune […]

Crime

NO Leads in Artefact Heist in San Pedro

San Pedro Police have no leads in what has been reported as the robbery of valuable artefacts from the San Pedro House of Culture. According to manager of the establishment, Guillermo Paz, it happened sometime over the weekend. The robbery was discovered on Sunday. Police say that an unidentified person […]

Business

Mexico’s new development initiative includes Belize. Trade Agreement, an important step-up !

At a working breakfast on Wednesday, February 25th, Mexico’s new Ambassador to Belize, His Excellency Carlos Quesnel Melendez met with members of the media to tell them about Mexico’s new initiative to establish closer ties of friendship and collaboration with Belize. Ambassador Quesnel Melendez heads a new team of dedicated […]