Hachet buried? SICA produces monumental pledge: “Guatemala will never be a threat to Belize!” Hachet buried? SICA produces monumental  pledge: “Guatemala will never be a threat to Belize!”
Police warn public to be vigilant during the holidays Police warn public to be vigilant during the holidays
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Business “No thank you”, Espat says to GOB We’ll do this on our own!

“No thank you”, Espat says to GOB We’ll do this on our own!

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter PUP Cayo South area representative Julius Espat revealed Monday that he has declined the UDP government’s offer of $35,000 for Christmas cheer from the Petro Caribe funds for his constituency of Cayo South. Espat, who is leading the charge for more transparency in the […]

Crime Jealous rage leads to brutal double homicide in Paraiso!

Jealous rage leads to brutal double homicide in Paraiso!

Corozal police today arrested and charged Salvadoran, Jose Santos, 67, for the vicious murders of Heidi Teresita Chable, 21, and Fernando Rivas, 49, which occurred early Sunday morning in Paraiso Village, Corozal. Neighbours discovered the bodies of Chable and Rivas, who lived together in a small cement house, around 6:00 […]

Editorial

Two remarkably good things happened in Belize this week. Thanks to the timely intervention of Prime Minister Dean Barrow, the canefarmers of Orange Walk and Corozal decided to end their standoff with the sugar factory by accepting a payment of 51 cents a ton for their bagasse by-product and ending […]

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BEL wants to cut power rates from 43.47 to 42 cents a KwH

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter Belize Electricity Limited has announced that it wants to cut electricity rates to consumers in Belize by about 1 1/2 cents a kilowatt hour. But first the company needs the approval of the regulatory body, the Public Utiities Commission. . Derek Davis, director of the […]

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BEL wants to cut power rates from 43.47 to 42 cents a KwH

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter Belize Electricity Limited has announced that it wants to cut electricity rates to consumers in Belize by about 1 1/2 cents a kilowatt hour. But first the company needs the approval of the regulatory body, the Public Utiities Commission. . Derek Davis, director of the […]

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Village effort provides new house for fire victims

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter A family of five will spend this Christmas in a spanking new home that has come courtesy the Hattieville Resource Centre (HRC) after a fire destroyed their dwelling place in July. Eloise Hyde, a Justice of the Peace of Hattieville Village, received the key […]

5 cents a pound dip in butane prices
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5 cents a pound dip in butane prices

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter There is another dip in the price of butane gas in Belize and the Bureau of Standards says it is caused by the high volume of production recently. As of Saturday, prices fell by roughly 5 cents per pound. If you buy butane from […]

“No thank you”, Espat says to GOB We’ll do this on our own!
Business

“No thank you”, Espat says to GOB We’ll do this on our own!

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter PUP Cayo South area representative Julius Espat revealed Monday that he has declined the UDP government’s offer of $35,000 for Christmas cheer from the Petro Caribe funds for his constituency of Cayo South. Espat, who is leading the charge for more transparency in the […]

Pleased with Belize: Foreign Minister David Lin
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Pleased with Belize: Foreign Minister David Lin

The Hon. David L.Lin, Foreign Minister of the Republic of China on Taiwan, in Belize this week to attend a regional meeting of SICA, said he was very much satisfied with the support Taiwan was receiving from Belize in international forums. He expressed the view that this friendship between Belize […]

Canefarmers want Fair Trade funds for Christmas while wiser counsels are shot down!
Business

Canefarmers want Fair Trade funds for Christmas while wiser counsels are shot down!

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter Cane farmers of the Belize Sugarcane Farmers Association have passed a resolution instructing that the association withdraw $2.5 million from its FairTrade fund for distribution to canefarmers for Christmas spending. The motion, which received widespread support from the canefarmers present at Sunday’s meeting, stipulates that […]

Opposition says GOB should have consulted the public before making any agreement with Guatemala
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Opposition says GOB should have consulted the public before making any agreement with Guatemala

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter The opposition People’s United Party, criticized the government this week for entering into as many as 13 agreements with the Government of Guatemala without consulting the Belizean public. Opposition Leader Francis Fonseca, said that the agreements, signed at the 44th summit of the heads of […]

Jealous rage leads to brutal double homicide in Paraiso!
Crime

Jealous rage leads to brutal double homicide in Paraiso!

Corozal police today arrested and charged Salvadoran, Jose Santos, 67, for the vicious murders of Heidi Teresita Chable, 21, and Fernando Rivas, 49, which occurred early Sunday morning in Paraiso Village, Corozal. Neighbours discovered the bodies of Chable and Rivas, who lived together in a small cement house, around 6:00 […]

Crime

Human remains found near mile 11 on Philip Goldson Highway

Police say that the remains of a man found on Thursday morning are those of 23 year-old Marvin Rafael Bol, a resident of Ladyville who was the prime suspect of a series of burglaries that had been occurring in the community. The remains were discovered around 9:00 a.m., scattered in […]

Editorial

Two remarkably good things happened in Belize this week. Thanks to the timely intervention of Prime Minister Dean Barrow, the canefarmers of Orange Walk and Corozal decided to end their standoff with the sugar factory by accepting a payment of 51 cents a ton for their bagasse by-product and ending […]