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Business Taiwan grants $1 Million to Belize towards security cooperation

Taiwan grants $1 Million to Belize towards security cooperation

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The Belize Police Department’s security system has received more assistance from Taiwan. Last Thursday, Taiwanese Ambassador to Belize, Charles Liu handed over a cheque valued $1 million towards an ongoing project to strengthen the Department’s security system, to Minister of Home Affairs, Wilfred Elrington. The […]

Crime Man shot dead in yard in King’s Park; police have no motive

Man shot dead in yard in King’s Park; police have no motive

By Marion Ali A man was shot dead sometime after 11:00 p.m., on Saturday as he and friends were socialising in a yard in the otherwise peaceful King’s Park area of Belize City, and police are yet to establish a motive for the killing. Police say officers responded to a […]

Editorial

Editorial

Reading through the two page newspaper spread put out this week by the Central Bank of Belize concerning the economic outlook for our country was one of the most depressing things we have done this year. The report speaks of a .5 (point five) contraction of the economy in 2016 […]

General Labour unionist, Antonio Soberanis remembered

Labour unionist, Antonio Soberanis remembered

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor His bust rests in the historic Battlefield Park, where he called important meetings over important labour issues of his day, but his grave was not, until recently, given the honour that the late Antonio Soberanis probably deserves. Last Thursday, surviving relatives and friends of the […]

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Soldiers to be charged with murder
Weekend News

Soldiers to be charged with murder

The Belize Police Department has announced that the Belize Defence Force Soldiers involved in the beating death of Ariel Salazar will be charged with murder. On Friday the department said that the Director of Public Prosecutions would consider the evidence and determine what charge would be laid in the case. […]

Weekend News

Are Belize’s coffers dry?

By Benjamin Flowers Several local media houses have reported possession of an internal text message sent from the Financial Secretary Joseph Waight, which paints a dismal picture of Belize’s economy. Stations such as Plus TV and Love Fm claim to have come in possession of the alleged text sent to […]

Street Art Festival 2018 comes to Albert Street
Weekend News

Street Art Festival 2018 comes to Albert Street

By Benjamin Flowers Over 2000 people took to downtown Belize City on saturday, for the 8th annual Street Art Festival, hosted by the National Institute for Culture and History (NICH). The event gathered more than 20 businesses and over 50 artisans to showcase a variety of items, many of which […]

Gas shortage imminent
Breaking News

Gas shortage imminent

By Benjamin Flowers Belize is about to experience mass disruptions in businesses countrywide, due to an imminent shortage of fuel. The Reporter has been reliably informed that the container which was to resupply the country with fuel is near Belize, but cannot come in to unload because the Government of […]

Gas shortage imminent
Weekend News

Gas shortage imminent

By Benjamin Flowers Belize is about to experience mass disruptions in businesses countrywide, due to an imminent shortage of fuel. The Reporter has been reliably informed that the container which was to resupply the country with fuel is near Belize, but cannot come in to unload because the Government of […]

Security forces detained as murder suspects
Weekend News

Security forces detained as murder suspects

By Benjamin Flower The Belize Police Department has detained one of its own officers and seven soldiers of the Belize Defense Force in on ongoing murder investigation. Assistant Commissioner of Police Chester Williams, head of the department’s Professional Standards Branch, confirmed this afternoon that the officers were detained in connection […]

KHMH CEO steps down
Weekend News

KHMH CEO steps down

By Benjamin Flowers The Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital will need to find a new Chief Executive Officer, after the current CEO, Dr. Adrin Coye tendered his resignation this week. Coye, who has been at the helm of the of the KHMH Authority since October 2014, officially tendered his resignation on Wednesday, February […]

After the flowers have died
Weekend News

After the flowers have died

By Benjamin Flowers Earlier this month, Belizeans joined with the rest of the world in celebrating Valentine’s Day. Stores all over the country were vibrant with activity as Belizeans bought flowers, jewellery, chocolates, clothes, and social media followers were treated to a never-ending parade of photos, memes, quotes and the […]

UNICEF survey discusses issues keeping children out of school’s
Weekend News

UNICEF survey discusses issues keeping children out of school’s

By Benjamin Flowers On Thursday, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) presented the results of its Out of School Children Initiative (OOSCI), a one-year study analyzing the various factors affecting children going to school. UNICEF presented the results at the Best Western Belize Biltmore Plaza where it highlighted the methodology, […]

Labour unionist, Antonio Soberanis remembered
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Labour unionist, Antonio Soberanis remembered

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor His bust rests in the historic Battlefield Park, where he called important meetings over important labour issues of his day, but his grave was not, until recently, given the honour that the late Antonio Soberanis probably deserves. Last Thursday, surviving relatives and friends of the […]