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Business BTIA: “Cuban tourism market no threat to Belize – at least not yet”

BTIA: “Cuban tourism market no threat to Belize – at least not yet”

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter The Belize Tourism Industry Association (BTIA) this week, said that the opening of the Cuban market as a destination for United States tourists poses no short-term threat for Belize’s tourism industry. BTIA President, Osmani Salas, told the Reporter this week that since Cuba is still […]

Crime Hit-and-run victim needs public assistance

Hit-and-run victim needs public assistance

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter Hit-and-run victim, Hilton Conorquie, who was knocked down and left on the road almost two-weeks ago, is still in critical condition at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hopsital. His family is appealing to the public to help by donating blood. Therese Leiva, Conorquie’s sister, said […]

Editorial

Editorial

The year 2015 is shaping up to be an election year, and all of us know that during an election year people become high-strung and emotional. The insistence of the Belize Territorial Volunteers on their right to visit certain parts of the Belize Border which are under dispute with Guatemala […]

General

The Battle of September 10, 1798 – a first person’s account by Steven Forbes

The only detailed first-person account we have of the Battle of St. George’s Caye is the account given by Steven Forbes. It was edited by E.W. Williams and printed by The Sheldon Press in London. Belizean novelist Stephen Fairweather, has done exhaustive research on this subject, and in his book […]

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Hit-and-run victim needs public assistance
Crime

Hit-and-run victim needs public assistance

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter Hit-and-run victim, Hilton Conorquie, who was knocked down and left on the road almost two-weeks ago, is still in critical condition at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hopsital. His family is appealing to the public to help by donating blood. Therese Leiva, Conorquie’s sister, said […]

Mark Phillips disputes police version of shooting incident
Crime

Mark Phillips disputes police version of shooting incident

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The family of Mark Phillips, the minor who was shot last Thursday, has disputed the police version of events, which indicate that Phillips was shot by a friend during an attempted murder. Phillips, in the company of his mother, told the media that the […]

General

The Battle of September 10, 1798 – a first person’s account by Steven Forbes

The only detailed first-person account we have of the Battle of St. George’s Caye is the account given by Steven Forbes. It was edited by E.W. Williams and printed by The Sheldon Press in London. Belizean novelist Stephen Fairweather, has done exhaustive research on this subject, and in his book […]

General

Lions Club gets equipment for rapid eye screening for children

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter A group of doctors from abroad has completed familiarization sessions with the organizers of the Belize Lions Club’s Eye Care Program for needy children, showing them how to use special eye screening equipment. Through a grant from the Lions Clubs International Foundation along with […]

Tourism police get new cycles and radios
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Tourism police get new cycles and radios

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The Belize Tourism Board (BTB) with assistance from the Ministry of Tourism, presented the Tourism Police Unit (TPU) with some new equipment, including cycles and radios to assist the unit with their day-to-day activities. Minister of Tourism, Manuel Heredia presented the new fleet of […]

25 Belizean scholarship recipients take up studies in Taiwan
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25 Belizean scholarship recipients take up studies in Taiwan

By William Ysaguirre Freelance Reporter Twenty five of Belize’s brightest young minds will leave Belize this weekend for Taiwan, where they will swell to 155, the number of Belizeans studying there. Twenty-one of them have received university scholarships under Taiwan’s International Cooperation and Development Fund (ICDF) Scholarship Program, for which […]

BTIA: “Cuban tourism market no threat to Belize – at least not yet”
Business

BTIA: “Cuban tourism market no threat to Belize – at least not yet”

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter The Belize Tourism Industry Association (BTIA) this week, said that the opening of the Cuban market as a destination for United States tourists poses no short-term threat for Belize’s tourism industry. BTIA President, Osmani Salas, told the Reporter this week that since Cuba is still […]

Segura sued for damages after fatal RTA in 2014!
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Segura sued for damages after fatal RTA in 2014!

The mother of Yolanda Valencia, who died in an early morning collision on August 16, 2014, has filed a lawsuit against former Deputy Commissioner of Police Miguel Segura. Segura was driving the government-issued SUV which slammed head–on into a taxi in which Valencia was a passenger, as she headed for […]

Features

In defense of the OAS

By: Alejandro Vernon The Organization of American States is made up of 35 members of this Western Hemisphere. It was established on April 30th, 1948 at Bogota, Columbia, was reorganized and strengthened the inter-american system, which dates from 1820. It is a regional agency within the United Nations. Its role […]

Features

The Guatemalan Experience

By: Neri Briceno History has shown that Guatemala is an aggressor nation. Its military is by far the most powerful institution in the region and basically still controls the country, despite the fact that there is a civilian government in place. The military takes the lead in most domestic and […]