Dead Guatemalan retrieved from Mopan Dead Guatemalan retrieved from Mopan
Paul Nabor, Soul of Garifuna Music, dies at 86 in Punta Gorda Paul Nabor,  Soul of Garifuna Music, dies at 86 in Punta Gorda
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EBOLA WATCH…Cruiseship threat averted! Belize will forego passport checks EBOLA  WATCH…Cruiseship threat averted! Belize will forego passport checks
Business Supreme Court orders  Mayor to pay arrears of $525,026  to Belize   Waste Control

Supreme Court orders Mayor to pay arrears of $525,026 to Belize Waste Control

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The Supreme Court of Belize has ordered the Belize City Council, to pay more than half a million dollars to Belize Waste Control (BWC) for arrears on garbage collection owed to the company. For every day that the City Council fails to make the […]

Crime Guatemalan boys shot in Belize near Guatemalan border; One still missing

Guatemalan boys shot in Belize near Guatemalan border; One still missing

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter A trio of Guatemalan teenagers who entered Belize illegally at Clarissa Falls near the border in Cayo last Sunday were shot at by an unknown aassailant. One was wounded, while another is possibly dead. A third teenager who fled during the shooting, has returned […]

Editorial

Every now and then the news of the day reveals an incident so outrageous that even seasoned journalists find it hard to believe. Such an incident was reported last week by a Belize City man who spent two days and three nights in a Queen Street police holding cell after […]

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

ROC (Taiwan) president receives Eisenhower Medallion for peace initiative

By Marion 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 cross-cultural […]

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

By Marion 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 cross-cultural […]

Guatemalan boys shot in Belize near Guatemalan border; One still missing
Crime

Guatemalan boys shot in Belize near Guatemalan border; One still missing

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter A trio of Guatemalan teenagers who entered Belize illegally at Clarissa Falls near the border in Cayo last Sunday were shot at by an unknown aassailant. One was wounded, while another is possibly dead. A third teenager who fled during the shooting, has returned […]

A tribute to the life and work of the late Karlie Menzies
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A tribute to the life and work of the late Karlie Menzies

The death of the late Karl H.Menzies, at the age of 86, has evoked a flood of tributes from the business community of Belize City, where he was well known and greatly appreciated at every social level. The following nostalgic tribute was prepared and delivered by Mr. Marion Usher, his […]

Supreme Court orders  Mayor to pay arrears of $525,026  to Belize   Waste Control
Business

Supreme Court orders Mayor to pay arrears of $525,026 to Belize Waste Control

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The Supreme Court of Belize has ordered the Belize City Council, to pay more than half a million dollars to Belize Waste Control (BWC) for arrears on garbage collection owed to the company. For every day that the City Council fails to make the […]

PAC Chairman urges Auditor General to perform her duty
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PAC Chairman urges Auditor General to perform her duty

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Chairman, Julius Espat has urged the Auditor General to use her authority to look into the government’s recent PETROCARIBE loan motion and he warned that to not do so would be a “complete abdication of responsibility.” Auditor General, Dorothy Bradley […]

Cacao farmers organizing to increase production
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Cacao farmers organizing to increase production

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter Cacao farmers in southern Belize, under the umbrella group Maya Mountain Cacao (MMC), have organized to improve growing techniques and boost the level of production of local farmers. MMC, which is made up of mostly Maya cacao farmers along with Belizean chocolate makers and […]

New bird regulations will restrict ownership
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New bird regulations will restrict ownership

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter People and families who want to keep the birds they already have in their possession as pets can apply to do so before December 31, 2014. The Forest Department will review each application and where the requirements are met, it will grant permission for […]

On Taiwan’s  Anniversary A renewed pledge of solidarity with Belize
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On Taiwan’s Anniversary A renewed pledge of solidarity with Belize

On the occasion of the 103rd anniversary of the founding of the Taiwan, Ambassador Ben Ho had some special words of appreciation for Belize . “Our people and government are most grateful to your government for voicing unwavering support for our participation in international mechanisms and present for the occasion […]

Video symposium to be held in November
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Video symposium to be held in November

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter A media and video symposium will be held on November 4th to help small businesses, non-profit and government organizations become better marketers, communicators and visual storytellers. The symposium is being coordinated by the Healthy Reefs for Healthy People Initiative along with South Shore Productions […]

Editorial

Every now and then the news of the day reveals an incident so outrageous that even seasoned journalists find it hard to believe. Such an incident was reported last week by a Belize City man who spent two days and three nights in a Queen Street police holding cell after […]