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Business BML expecting payment on Friday

BML expecting payment on Friday

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter Belize Maintenance Limited (BML) is expecting a five-week-payment from the Belize City Council on Friday, according to BML owner Lawrence Ellis. Ellis indicated that CitCo has promised to make a payment of approximately $390,000 on Friday. He added that if CitCo didn’t pay on […]

Crime Two men remanded for crystal meth

Two men remanded for crystal meth

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Customs officials say that 120 pounds of meth-amphetamine that Orange Walk police intercepted last week Wednesday night did not come through its Belize City port of entry. Selso Marin, a senior officer in the Investigations Unit at the Customs Department, said that it is […]

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Since 1976 when the Ebola virus was first identified, the disease has become one of the most deadly the world has seen. It is possible for a person to come down with Ebola symptoms in the morning and be dead by nighttime! The Center for Disease Control in the United […]

General Taiwan  provides scholarships for 26 Belizeans

Taiwan provides scholarships for 26 Belizeans

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Twenty-six Belizean students will leave the country this weekend for Taiwan where they will pursue tertiary-level studies in fields ranging from engineering to medicine over the next few years. At an orientation ceremony last Saturday, Minister of Foreign Affairs Wilfred Elrington reminded the students […]

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Two men remanded for crystal meth
Crime

Two men remanded for crystal meth

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Customs officials say that 120 pounds of meth-amphetamine that Orange Walk police intercepted last week Wednesday night did not come through its Belize City port of entry. Selso Marin, a senior officer in the Investigations Unit at the Customs Department, said that it is […]

BML expecting payment on Friday
Business

BML expecting payment on Friday

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter Belize Maintenance Limited (BML) is expecting a five-week-payment from the Belize City Council on Friday, according to BML owner Lawrence Ellis. Ellis indicated that CitCo has promised to make a payment of approximately $390,000 on Friday. He added that if CitCo didn’t pay on […]

Taiwan  provides scholarships for 26 Belizeans
General

Taiwan provides scholarships for 26 Belizeans

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Twenty-six Belizean students will leave the country this weekend for Taiwan where they will pursue tertiary-level studies in fields ranging from engineering to medicine over the next few years. At an orientation ceremony last Saturday, Minister of Foreign Affairs Wilfred Elrington reminded the students […]

Child Friendly Municipality Initiative launched
General

Child Friendly Municipality Initiative launched

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the Ministry of Local Government, and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have launched the Sustainable and Child Friendly Municipality Initiative geared toward addressing issues affecting children in different municipalities. Ivan Yerovie, UNICEF representative, said they are working […]

Provident Bank robbed of $40,000
Crime

Provident Bank robbed of $40,000

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter About $40,000 was stolen from Provident Bank & Trust of Belize Limited on Barrack Road around 9:15 a.m. on Monday morning. According to Inspector Santiago Ciao, OC Precinct Three, two unmasked men entered the bank and asked to see the cashier. After the men […]

Body of missing Lemonal resident found
Crime

Body of missing Lemonal resident found

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The body of a 27-year-man that had been missing for almost two weeks was found in a shallow grave in the village of Lemonal on Saturday afternoon. Denvo Banner’s remains were found in a shallow grave behind the community school by a search team […]

Alleged American murderer could be in Belize
Crime

Alleged American murderer could be in Belize

By Marion V.Ali Staff Reporter Belizean law enforcement authorities are on the lookout and are in need of the public’s help to locate Lyle Marvin Hoffman, also known as “Ty”, a wanted American felon accused of the murder of a man in Minnesota State, USA. Hoffman, according to Minnesota authorities, […]

A&R security guard charged for plotting robbery
Crime

A&R security guard charged for plotting robbery

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter A 28-year-old security guard who worked at A&R Enterprise Limited has been charged in connection with last week’s robbery at the establishment and has been remanded to the Belize Central Prison. Leroy Ciego was charged with one count of conspiracy to commit robbery and […]

SATIIM gets new director
Business

SATIIM gets new director

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter The Sarstoon Temash institute of Indigenous Management (SATIIM) has a new executive director. Foyla Tzalam officially assumed the post on Tuesday at a press conference held at the conference room of the Belize Social Security Board in Punta Gorda Town. Tzlam takes over from former […]

UNICEF deploys largest amount of aid ever
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UNICEF deploys largest amount of aid ever

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) this month deployed over 1,000 metric tons of life saving supplies for children all over the world setting a record for largest amount of emergency aid delivered in a single month. According to UNICEF, the delivery in August […]