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Business Special Envoy leads Belizean Delegation at regional teenage pregnancy summit

Special Envoy leads Belizean Delegation at regional teenage pregnancy summit

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter Belize’s Special Envoy for Women and children Mrs. Kim Simplis Barrow, led the Belizean delegation to the first Summit of Wives of Heads of State Governing and Governors of the Central American Integration Systems. The SEWC also spoke at the conference which was held in […]

Crime Gangbuster busted!  Anthony charged with attempted murder

Gangbuster busted! Anthony charged with attempted murder

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Two weeks after he renounced his leadership/membership in gang activity, Roger Anthony, 37, sporting a crutch and a fractured bone under his heel, is on remand until December 18 on charges of attempted murder, damage to property, aggravated assault, possession of an unlicensed firearm […]

Editorial

When U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called the Prime Minister’s office on October 16 to get him to agree to a plan to fly two quarantined patients on board a cruiseship from Belize to the United States, many thought he was trying to pull rank. And when he insisted […]

General Famous parandero Paul Nabor will have  funeral with BDF honours

Famous parandero Paul Nabor will have funeral with BDF honours

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Paul Nabor, internationally acclaimed parandero whose popular ballad “Naguya Nei” has become a popular hit in Belize will be laid to rest on Saturday, following an official funeral being planned by the National Institute of Culture and History (NICH). Darius Avila, president of the […]

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Special Envoy leads Belizean Delegation at regional teenage pregnancy summit
Business

Special Envoy leads Belizean Delegation at regional teenage pregnancy summit

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter Belize’s Special Envoy for Women and children Mrs. Kim Simplis Barrow, led the Belizean delegation to the first Summit of Wives of Heads of State Governing and Governors of the Central American Integration Systems. The SEWC also spoke at the conference which was held in […]

ROC (Taiwan) president receives Eisenhower Medallion for peace initiative
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ROC (Taiwan) president receives Eisenhower Medallion for peace initiative

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter President of the Republic of China (Taiwan), Ma Ying-jeou has received the Eisenhower Medallion from People to People International (PTPI) for his efforts in promoting regional peace. In presenting the award, PTPI Chairman Micah Kubic said that the award followed Ma’s “efforts to further […]

Famous parandero Paul Nabor will have  funeral with BDF honours
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Famous parandero Paul Nabor will have funeral with BDF honours

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Paul Nabor, internationally acclaimed parandero whose popular ballad “Naguya Nei” has become a popular hit in Belize will be laid to rest on Saturday, following an official funeral being planned by the National Institute of Culture and History (NICH). Darius Avila, president of the […]

How to pay for 170 new jobs!  Mayor Bradley’s Big Headache
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How to pay for 170 new jobs! Mayor Bradley’s Big Headache

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter Mayor Darrel Bradley indicated this week that the Belize City Council still isn’t prepared to deal with the addition of 170 BML workers when they are due to join the Belize Council staff in January 2015. “That is something that should cause members of […]

Gangbuster busted!  Anthony charged with attempted murder
Crime

Gangbuster busted! Anthony charged with attempted murder

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Two weeks after he renounced his leadership/membership in gang activity, Roger Anthony, 37, sporting a crutch and a fractured bone under his heel, is on remand until December 18 on charges of attempted murder, damage to property, aggravated assault, possession of an unlicensed firearm […]

Belize welcomes Costa Rican Ambassador
Business

Belize welcomes Costa Rican Ambassador

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The new Costa Rican ambassador to Belize , His Excellency, Edgar Garcia Miranda presented his credentials and was welcomed this week by Governor General Sir Colville Young. The ceremony took place at Belize House in Belmopan. Ambassador Garcia expressed his government’s desire to further […]

Business

Climate change conference brings issue to Belizeans

By Aaron Humes Freelance Reporter This week Belizeans, especially those most affected by the effects of climate change, had a chance to discuss the topic. The University of the West Indies Open Campus Belize held a conference on Climate Change, which featured presentations from all sectors on current and future […]

BSI concerned about upcoming sugar season
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BSI concerned about upcoming sugar season

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter With only four weeks to go before the start of the 2014-2015 sugarcane crop, Belize Sugar Industries executives say that the company is concerned about not having a commercial purchasing agreement with the cane farmers. Belezario Carballo, chief finance officer of the American Sugar Refineries […]

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New butane prices effective October 31

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The Belize Bureau of Standards Supplies Control Unit has announced that starting October 31st liquid petroleum gas (LPG) or butane will be sold under a new price structure. The new price per 100 pound cylinder of LPG imported by Belize Gas Limited and Western […]

Editorial

When U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called the Prime Minister’s office on October 16 to get him to agree to a plan to fly two quarantined patients on board a cruiseship from Belize to the United States, many thought he was trying to pull rank. And when he insisted […]