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Business Credentials for Haitian President

Credentials for Haitian President

By Ingrid Fernandez/ Staff Journalist Ambassador of Belize to Mexico, Oliver Del Cid, presented his letter of credence to the President of the Republic of Haiti at the National Palace this week. Del Cid met with Haitian President, Michel Martelly to present his credentials in a ceremony that took place […]

Crime Punta Gorda police seek missing girl

Punta Gorda police seek missing girl

By Ingrid Fernandez/ Staff Journalist A 14-year-old Punta Gorda girl has been missing from Sunday and police are asking the public for assistance in locating her. Doreen Rosa, a Belizean student from #91 West Street, Punta Gorda, Toledo reportedly left home on Sunday in the company of a female friend […]

Editorial

Editorial

Elections to determine new leadership, and a new direction for the People’s United Party were held last Sunday in Belmopan with far-reaching results. Mr. Johnny Briceño, emerged the winner by a modest margin over Mr. Francis Fonseca and Mr. Cordel Hyde. But he not only won as Party Leader. His […]

General Tropic Air gives donation to Dangriga Red Cross

Tropic Air gives donation to Dangriga Red Cross

Ingrid Fernandez Staff Reporter Tropic Air and its partners donated $500 to the Dangriga Red Cross this week as part of the airline’s ‘#TropicGivesBack’ charitable campaign. The Red Cross donation is just the first of Tropic Air’s 2016 initiative. “Every year, our staff and customers, come together to raise much […]

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Credentials for Haitian President
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Credentials for Haitian President

By Ingrid Fernandez/ Staff Journalist Ambassador of Belize to Mexico, Oliver Del Cid, presented his letter of credence to the President of the Republic of Haiti at the National Palace this week. Del Cid met with Haitian President, Michel Martelly to present his credentials in a ceremony that took place […]

Punta Gorda police seek missing girl
Crime

Punta Gorda police seek missing girl

By Ingrid Fernandez/ Staff Journalist A 14-year-old Punta Gorda girl has been missing from Sunday and police are asking the public for assistance in locating her. Doreen Rosa, a Belizean student from #91 West Street, Punta Gorda, Toledo reportedly left home on Sunday in the company of a female friend […]

Tropic Air gives donation to Dangriga Red Cross
General

Tropic Air gives donation to Dangriga Red Cross

Ingrid Fernandez Staff Reporter Tropic Air and its partners donated $500 to the Dangriga Red Cross this week as part of the airline’s ‘#TropicGivesBack’ charitable campaign. The Red Cross donation is just the first of Tropic Air’s 2016 initiative. “Every year, our staff and customers, come together to raise much […]

CTO says Zika shouldn’t ruin travel plans
General / Weekend News

CTO says Zika shouldn’t ruin travel plans

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter Despite the recent outbreak of the Zika virus in Latin America and the Caribbean, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) maintains that the virus is no reason for visitors to avoid the regions. The CTO this week released a list of ten reasons why you shouldn’t […]

Mother and son arrested for unlicensed firearm
General / Weekend News

Mother and son arrested for unlicensed firearm

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter Police have arrested a seamstress from Orange Walk, and her son for having an unlicensed firearm and accompanying ammunition. The Orange Walk police’s Quick Response Team reported that they searched the home of Mavis Wade at #25 Saint Peter Street Orange Walk Town on Saturday, […]

Another tourist mishap  
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Another tourist mishap  

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter   Belize has recorded another unfortunate incident involving a tourist suffering harm, this time at the Altun Ha archaeological site.   Reports are that a cruise passenger, American national Bryan Goeders, had to be flown out of the country for further treatment on Saturday, after […]

BPP calls for proper garbage disposal in Toledo
General / Weekend News

BPP calls for proper garbage disposal in Toledo

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter The Belize Progressive Part (BPP) is calling on the Government of Belize and the residents of the Toledo district to address an ongoing problem with garbage disposal, which mars the beauty of the jungle. Robert Lopez, campaign manager for the BPP, in a report compiled […]

FECTAB takes issue with NICH
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FECTAB takes issue with NICH

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter The Federation of Cruise Tourism Associations of Belize (FECTAB), held a press conference on Saturday morning to publicly voice its discontent with the National Institute of Culture and History (NICH). FECTAB representatives met at the Radisson Fort George Hotel, to address several concerns, including: seemingly […]

General / Weekend News / World

Quake shakes Taiwan

A magnitude-6.4 earthquake shook southern Taiwan early Saturday, the United States Geological Survey said. At least 126 people were rescued from a 17-story residential building that collapsed in Tainan, the media office of the Tainan municipal disaster response center told CNN. A total of 26 people were hospitalized. Seven people […]

Drunken drug trafficker crashes into tree
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Drunken drug trafficker crashes into tree

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter A Belize City man crashed into a tree on Friday morning, in a failed attempt to avoid police capture. Responding to reports of an accident, police picked up Ronald Reyes, of 7017 Antelope Street Belize City, at around 12:15 a. m., having crashed his burgundy Ford […]