Penner Walks COLA says they will appeal the case Penner Walks COLA says they will appeal the case
Two fires same story: children were playing with lighters Two fires same story: children were playing with lighters
Conch Shell Bay grandma charged for public gambling Conch Shell Bay  grandma charged for public gambling
BSI gives cañeros ultimatum Company says farmers have up to August 1st to decide BSI gives  cañeros  ultimatum Company says  farmers have up to August 1st to decide
Business CCJ appeal for GOB acquisition of BTL and BEL starts

CCJ appeal for GOB acquisition of BTL and BEL starts

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The final appeal of the case regarding the government’s acquisition of BEL and BTL began Wednesday via teleconference with Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ). Wednesday’s session was mostly case management and scheduling a timetable for the appeal. The hearings are expected to start in […]

Crime Belmopan Mayor Simeon Lopez’ vehicle stolen

Belmopan Mayor Simeon Lopez’ vehicle stolen

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Belmopan Mayor, Simeon Lopez, lost his vehicle on Tuesday afternoon when someone he did not authorize opened the SUV and drove off with it. According to Mayor Lopez, he discovered the vehicle missing from in front of his office after he had completed an […]

Editorial

The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry has submitted a number of thoughtful and relevant amendments to the Bill called the Occupational Safety and Health Bill now before the House of Representatives. The Chamber is not opposed to the legislation in principle. It is saying that it is too ambitious […]

General Foreign Affairs hosts forum on water security

Foreign Affairs hosts forum on water security

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a public forum this week on water security and the effects of Climate Change. The forum was held at the Bliss Center for Performing Arts on Wednesday night, and is a part of the ministry’s efforts to hold a forum every month. The forum […]

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Belize delivered Kim’s passport, but just can’t deliver it back!

by Louis Wade Won Hong Kim was in a Taiwanese prison about to be extradited to his home country of South Korea to answer to charges of embezzlement of Half a Billion dollars when the bright idea surfaced that, IF he were a citizen of another country, the officials must […]

Foreign Affairs hosts forum on water security
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Foreign Affairs hosts forum on water security

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a public forum this week on water security and the effects of Climate Change. The forum was held at the Bliss Center for Performing Arts on Wednesday night, and is a part of the ministry’s efforts to hold a forum every month. The forum […]

CCJ appeal for GOB acquisition of BTL and BEL starts
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CCJ appeal for GOB acquisition of BTL and BEL starts

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The final appeal of the case regarding the government’s acquisition of BEL and BTL began Wednesday via teleconference with Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ). Wednesday’s session was mostly case management and scheduling a timetable for the appeal. The hearings are expected to start in […]

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BELIZE SCHOOL COUNSELLOR ASSOCIATION (BSCA) TO HOST FIRST SCHOOL COUNSELLING CONFERENCE

The Belize School Counsellor Association (BSCA) was formally established in October, 2012. The mission of the BSCA is to represent, support, and develop professional school counsellors in Belize and to encourage efficient delivery of counselling services at educational institutions. The BSCA’s objectives are to aid in educational and professional development […]

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IDB President meets with Belize’s Prime Minister

Inter-American Development Bank President, Luis Alberto Moreno met today with Belize Prime Minister, Dean Barrow, to exchange information and provide an overview of the IDB’s activities in the country. President Moreno and Prime Minister Barrow also discussed the current IDB portfolio as well as future projects for Belize. The current […]

BCCI OSH amendment proposals
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BCCI OSH amendment proposals

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) has submitted proposed amendments to the recently tabled Occupational Safety and Healthy (OSH) Bill to the Public Service, Labor, Industry and Trade Committee. The revision submitted by the BCCI includes 46 suggested amendments, 54 points of […]

Eu ban forces vessels to change Belizean flag
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Eu ban forces vessels to change Belizean flag

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The European Union (EU)’s ban on fishery products and services from Belize has affected several international vessels and forced them to start finding alternatives to the Belizean flag. Three tuna vessels belonging to Thai Union Frozen Products and one belonging to Spanish tuna catcher, […]

No comment on replacement ambassador to Guatemala, says CEO of Foreign Affairs
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No comment on replacement ambassador to Guatemala, says CEO of Foreign Affairs

The person chosen to replace Ambassador Alfredo Martinez as Belize’s Ambassador to Guatemala is a matter solely for the Prime Minister to decide, says Chief Executive Officer in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Alexis Rosado. Rosado, a career diplomat, has been cited by several local media houses as the one […]

Editorial

The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry has submitted a number of thoughtful and relevant amendments to the Bill called the Occupational Safety and Health Bill now before the House of Representatives. The Chamber is not opposed to the legislation in principle. It is saying that it is too ambitious […]

Penner Walks COLA says they will appeal the case
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Penner Walks COLA says they will appeal the case

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter The private prosecution case against Elvin Penner, the former minister of state in the Ministry of Immigration, has been dismissed. Magistrate Aretha Ford on Thursday struck out the case against Penner because it lacked evidence for a trial, but Citizens Organized for Liberty through […]