‘Draconian’ gun law to be revised! Elrington says amendments expected as early as next month ‘Draconian’ gun law to be revised!  Elrington says amendments expected as early as next month
GDP up, exports down! GDP up,  exports down!
Cañeros seek clarification on new payment scheme Cañeros seek clarification on new payment scheme
PUP suspends Arthur Saldivar! PUP suspends Arthur Saldivar!
Business BML expecting payment on Friday

BML expecting payment on Friday

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter Belize Maintenance Limited (BML) is expecting a five-week-payment from the Belize City Council on Friday, according to BML owner Lawrence Ellis. Ellis indicated that CitCo has promised to make a payment of approximately $390,000 on Friday. He added that if CitCo didn’t pay on […]

Crime Two men remanded for crystal meth

Two men remanded for crystal meth

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Customs officials say that 120 pounds of meth-amphetamine that Orange Walk police intercepted last week Wednesday night did not come through its Belize City port of entry. Selso Marin, a senior officer in the Investigations Unit at the Customs Department, said that it is […]

Editorial

Since 1976 when the Ebola virus was first identified, the disease has become one of the most deadly the world has seen. It is possible for a person to come down with Ebola symptoms in the morning and be dead by nighttime! The Center for Disease Control in the United […]

General Taiwan  provides scholarships for 26 Belizeans

Taiwan provides scholarships for 26 Belizeans

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Twenty-six Belizean students will leave the country this weekend for Taiwan where they will pursue tertiary-level studies in fields ranging from engineering to medicine over the next few years. At an orientation ceremony last Saturday, Minister of Foreign Affairs Wilfred Elrington reminded the students […]

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Weekend News / World

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Twenty miners who were trapped underground for more than a day in Nicaragua were freed on Friday. Since it’s collapse on Thursday, they had spent 34 hours trapped in the silver and gold mine. An unknown number of miners escaped and are undergoing treatment at […]

PUP Belize Rural North executives protest party headquartersp
Politics / Weekend News

PUP Belize Rural North executives protest party headquartersp

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Members of the PUP’s Belize Rural North executive committee protested in front of their party’s headquarters on Queen Street on Friday to object to the suspension of Arthur Saldivar from the party. The group led by Oswin Blease, told The Reporter that they will keep […]

Conference seeks to empower, uplift women
Social / Weekend News

Conference seeks to empower, uplift women

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter A conference aimed at empowering women and creating enabling environments for their growth and independence took place on Friday at the Radisson Fort George Hotel In Belize City. The forum, which was a continuation of the 20,000 strong march earlier this year, included speeches by […]

Weekend News / World

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Recession has hit Brazil has just one month before the general election. The figures show that economic output, GDP, has fallen by 0.6 percent. The data showed that civil construction, manufacturing and investment especially suffered during the second quarter. According to the most recent poll, […]

Two men remanded for crystal meth
Crime

Two men remanded for crystal meth

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Customs officials say that 120 pounds of meth-amphetamine that Orange Walk police intercepted last week Wednesday night did not come through its Belize City port of entry. Selso Marin, a senior officer in the Investigations Unit at the Customs Department, said that it is […]

BML expecting payment on Friday
Business

BML expecting payment on Friday

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter Belize Maintenance Limited (BML) is expecting a five-week-payment from the Belize City Council on Friday, according to BML owner Lawrence Ellis. Ellis indicated that CitCo has promised to make a payment of approximately $390,000 on Friday. He added that if CitCo didn’t pay on […]

Taiwan  provides scholarships for 26 Belizeans
General

Taiwan provides scholarships for 26 Belizeans

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Twenty-six Belizean students will leave the country this weekend for Taiwan where they will pursue tertiary-level studies in fields ranging from engineering to medicine over the next few years. At an orientation ceremony last Saturday, Minister of Foreign Affairs Wilfred Elrington reminded the students […]

Child Friendly Municipality Initiative launched
General

Child Friendly Municipality Initiative launched

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the Ministry of Local Government, and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have launched the Sustainable and Child Friendly Municipality Initiative geared toward addressing issues affecting children in different municipalities. Ivan Yerovie, UNICEF representative, said they are working […]

Provident Bank robbed of $40,000
Crime

Provident Bank robbed of $40,000

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter About $40,000 was stolen from Provident Bank & Trust of Belize Limited on Barrack Road around 9:15 a.m. on Monday morning. According to Inspector Santiago Ciao, OC Precinct Three, two unmasked men entered the bank and asked to see the cashier. After the men […]

Body of missing Lemonal resident found
Crime

Body of missing Lemonal resident found

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The body of a 27-year-man that had been missing for almost two weeks was found in a shallow grave in the village of Lemonal on Saturday afternoon. Denvo Banner’s remains were found in a shallow grave behind the community school by a search team […]