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Business Belize slips a notch on press freedom

Belize slips a notch on press freedom

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter Belize has slipped a notch from last year on the 2015 World Press Freedom Index, ranking 30th on this year’s index, prepared by Reporters Without Borders. Belize still ranks high, at 30th out of 180 countries, included in the index with a score of […]

Crime 19-year-old charged with retired teacher’s death

19-year-old charged with retired teacher’s death

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter Boyd Lopez, the 19-year-old unlicensed driver that knocked down 70-year-old Marie Knowles on Wednesday, was charged on Friday for causing her death. Lopez, of a Regent Street address, faces a total of five charges: manslaughter by negligence, causing death by careless conduct, driving a […]

Editorial

Editorial

It is the right of every man accused of a criminal offence to protect and defend himself. He may chose to do so by saying something, or he may chose not to say anything. This right is clearly defined in both British and American systems of jurisprudence. “You have the […]

General Taiwanese embassy donates instruments to Pallotti music program

Taiwanese embassy donates instruments to Pallotti music program

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter The Taiwanese Embassy made a donation of several music instruments to the Pallotti High school music program on Thursday during a handing over ceremony at the school. Taiwanese Ambassador, Benjamin Ho said the donation was actually made to Pallotti through an organization which was […]

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Benque to get new sporting complex
Sports / Weekend News

Benque to get new sporting complex

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter Benque Viejo del Carmen will soon see a new football complex and facility as construction is about to expected to begin in the coming weeks. According to the Belize Infrastructure Limited (BIL) the design phase of the project has been completed and the construction […]

Taiwanese embassy donates instruments to Pallotti music program
Education / General / Weekend News

Taiwanese embassy donates instruments to Pallotti music program

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter The Taiwanese Embassy made a donation of several music instruments to the Pallotti High school music program on Thursday during a handing over ceremony at the school. Taiwanese Ambassador, Benjamin Ho said the donation was actually made to Pallotti through an organization which was […]

Fire destroys acres of cane
Agriculture / General / Weekend News

Fire destroys acres of cane

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter A massive fire early Sunday morning destroyed several acres of sugar cane near Libertad Village in the Corozal district, way before the scheduled harvesting for that particular harvest. As a result of the fire, the Sugar Cane Production Committee (SCPC) has since advised all […]

Teacher and six primary school students die after car plunges into canal in Guyana
Weekend News / World

Teacher and six primary school students die after car plunges into canal in Guyana

A teacher and six students of the Husburg Primary School, Mahaicony, in Guyana have died when their vehicle plunged in a canal along East Coast Demerara, the Guyana-based caribnewsdesk.com website has reported. According to police the students and teacher, Shondell Duke, were travelling south along the road when Duke lost […]

Belize district cattle farmers get Communal Holding Facility
Agriculture / General / Weekend News

Belize district cattle farmers get Communal Holding Facility

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter Cattle farmers from the River Valley area have a new communal livestock holding facility in Willows Bank Village to help mitigate the effects of climate change on the industry. The facility, built at a cost of $71,500, came through joint collaboration of the Global […]

Airport sick out causes delays and reroutes at PGIA
General / Tourism / Weekend News

Airport sick out causes delays and reroutes at PGIA

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter Several flights were grounded and others rerouted from the Phillip Goldson International Airport on Saturday morning after all air traffic controllers scheduled to work the morning shift called in sick. According to Lindsay Garbutt, director of Civil Aviation, after they received word that all […]

Strike at PGIA results in planes being rerouted, grounded
Breaking News / General / Weekend News

Strike at PGIA results in planes being rerouted, grounded

The Reporter has confirmed that there is a workers strike at the Philip Goldson International Airport. We are investigating the extent of thr strike, but preliminarily we can report that the strike involvies air traffic control personnel and that the strike has caused several flights to be grounded and rerouted […]

NHI expands northwards to Czl
Health / Weekend News

NHI expands northwards to Czl

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter The National Health Insurance was extended to the Corozal District, with services available to roughly 16,000 residents from Corozal Town, Patchakan Village and neighboring communities, at two clinics – the Corozal Polyclinic II, which was built on the Corozal Hospital compound, and the Patchakan Presbyterian […]

Petrocaribe loan payment becomes due this year
Diplomatic Relations / General / Weekend News

Petrocaribe loan payment becomes due this year

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter The government of Prime Minister Dean Barrow has to start repaying Venezuela this year on what it has used from the Petrocaribe funds. Belize has used around $240 million from the funds to invest in infrastructure and the first tranche of payment will mark an […]

Possible causes for the Apocalyse
Weekend News / World

Possible causes for the Apocalyse

Researchers from Oxford University’s Future of Humanity Institute and the Global Challenges Foundation have produced the first serious scientific assessment of the apocalyptic risks that could bring about the end of the world. Some of the 12 scenarios envisioned by the scientists arise from events that are beyond human control, […]