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Business Michel Chebat runs for PUP in  Cayo  North

Michel Chebat runs for PUP in Cayo North

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter Attorney Michel Chebat has announced his intention to run as a standard bearer for the People’s United Party (PUP) in the Cayo North constituency, which became available after incumbent Joseph Mahmud decided not to seek re-election. Chebat said he has started to visit the […]

Crime Highway accident claims woman’s life

Highway accident claims woman’s life

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter A fatal traffic accident on the Western Highway last week Friday night claimed the life of Maria Wright, 52, resident of a nearby village. Police have served Jorge Luis Romero, a taxi driver of Belmopan, with a notice of intended prosecution in connection with […]

Editorial

The few inches of rain which fell on Belize City on Monday night caused many of our Belie City Streets, even those which have been newly paved, to be flooded. Many are blaming the Belize City Council for not having provided an adequate drainage system to take care of the […]

General Huge crowd turns out to support PetroCaribe projects

Huge crowd turns out to support PetroCaribe projects

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The United Democratic Party (UDP) government drew a crowd of between 5,000 and 6,000 supporters to Belmopan for Tuesday’s House sitting, vigorously supporting the government’s plan to formalize its borrowing and spending of PetroCaribe funds. The party brought in busloads to Belmopan from all […]

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Highway accident claims woman’s life
Crime

Highway accident claims woman’s life

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter A fatal traffic accident on the Western Highway last week Friday night claimed the life of Maria Wright, 52, resident of a nearby village. Police have served Jorge Luis Romero, a taxi driver of Belmopan, with a notice of intended prosecution in connection with […]

Crime

Nurse raped at home

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Dangriga police are on the manhunt for a man who reportedly broke into a nurse’s home and raped her on Monday, November 17th. The incident happened sometime around 2:00 a.m. while the victim slept in her bed at an apartment complex in the New […]

Michel Chebat runs for PUP in  Cayo  North
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Michel Chebat runs for PUP in Cayo North

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter Attorney Michel Chebat has announced his intention to run as a standard bearer for the People’s United Party (PUP) in the Cayo North constituency, which became available after incumbent Joseph Mahmud decided not to seek re-election. Chebat said he has started to visit the […]

Huge crowd turns out to support PetroCaribe projects
General

Huge crowd turns out to support PetroCaribe projects

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The United Democratic Party (UDP) government drew a crowd of between 5,000 and 6,000 supporters to Belmopan for Tuesday’s House sitting, vigorously supporting the government’s plan to formalize its borrowing and spending of PetroCaribe funds. The party brought in busloads to Belmopan from all […]

Business

Tourism operators up in arms over new regulations imposed by NICH

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The Federation of Cruise Tourism Association of Belize (FECTAB) is unhappy with amnesty conditions that the National Institute of Culture and History (NICH) have decided to grant to tour operators to give them time to comply with new tourism regulations. Tour operators call the […]

Diversifying Income for Fishers: Steps to Improve Livelihood and Fisheries
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Diversifying Income for Fishers: Steps to Improve Livelihood and Fisheries

By Ralna Lewis, Wildlife Conservation Society & Julie Robinson, The Nature Conservancy The fisheries sector is central to the Belizean economy. In 2011 it accounted for $25.95 million BZD in export earnings, representing 2.2 percent of Belize’s GDP. In 2012 the sector supported close to 3,000 fishermen. The Government of […]

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Chikungunya outbreak in Belize could reduce blood supply

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter An outbreak of Chikungunya in Belize would affect the availability of blood for transfusion. This is the view of the Ministry of Health. Director of Laboratories overseeing the Belize National Blood Transfusion Service (Blood Bank), Joycelyn Gonzales, explained this week that an outbreak of the […]

Cricel  does  it  with  style!
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Cricel does it with style!

By Marion V.Ali Staff Reporter Cricel Castillo, the fitness model who was suspended three weeks ago from the Belize Body Building & Fitness Federation (BBBFF) stole the show at the the World Beauty Fitness and Fashion Competition at the Hyatt Convention Center in Miami on Saturday. She won the first […]

Editorial

The few inches of rain which fell on Belize City on Monday night caused many of our Belie City Streets, even those which have been newly paved, to be flooded. Many are blaming the Belize City Council for not having provided an adequate drainage system to take care of the […]

Human Rights Commission joins protest against holding cells
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Human Rights Commission joins protest against holding cells

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The Human Rights Commission of Belize this week joined community activist, Yaya Marin-Coleman in condemning the conditions detainees must endure at the holding cells of the Queen Street Police Station, and at most police stations countrywide. In a statement released on Thursday, the Commission […]