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Business GOB and Ashcroft Alliance headed to CCJ

GOB and Ashcroft Alliance headed to CCJ

By Benjamin Flowers The Government of Belize and the Ashcroft Alliance are preparing for another round in their extensive legal battle, this time, at the Caribbean Court of Justice. The alliance applied to the CCJ this month for an interpretation of the arbitration award granted by the Permanent Court of […]

Crime Lake-I fire leaves six persons homeless

Lake-I fire leaves six persons homeless

By Julia Arzu A family of six, two adults and four children, is left homeless after thier home on Olivera Street was completely destroyed by fire on Tuesday morning. Around 10:31 a.m. the Fire Department received a call from the police informing them of a fire in front Western Dairies […]

Editorial Editorial

Editorial

The cane farmers of Corozal and Orange Walk are fully justified in expecting the Belize Sugar Industries to bear the full loss, amounting to some $432,000, for molasses which became degraded due to super hot conditions inside a storage tank. The molasses became frothy on top and then began to […]

General Largest Mayan tomb discovered at Xunantunich

Largest Mayan tomb discovered at Xunantunich

By Julia Arzu Archaeologists came a step closer to unravelling the secrets of the ancient Mayas as one of the largest tomb to ever be discovered in Belize was found at the Xunantunich Maya site last Tuesday. History was made as archaeologist, Dr. Jaime Awe, excavated the first tomb to […]

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Largest Mayan tomb discovered at Xunantunich
General

Largest Mayan tomb discovered at Xunantunich

By Julia Arzu Archaeologists came a step closer to unravelling the secrets of the ancient Mayas as one of the largest tomb to ever be discovered in Belize was found at the Xunantunich Maya site last Tuesday. History was made as archaeologist, Dr. Jaime Awe, excavated the first tomb to […]

General

CDB launches poverty assessment program

By Benjamin Flowers To assist borrowing member countries (BMC)s in assessing the non-economic factors associated with poverty, the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) launched a new poverty assessment programme this week. The CDB launched the programme on Tuesday in Castries, St. Lucia. The initiative, valued at US $4.1 million, will run […]

Oceana and WWF fights against climate change
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Oceana and WWF fights against climate change

By Julia Arzu. Oceana, in collaboration with World Wildlife Fund (WWF), presented part two of “The Energy of Nature vs. the Nature of Energy” workshop on Wednesday morning at the Radison Fort George Hotel and Marina. Belizean environmental experts, members of the Oceana school clubs and several other stakeholders congregated […]

Calypso Rose to receive WOMEX Artist Award
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Calypso Rose to receive WOMEX Artist Award

By Julia Arzu Calypso Rose, Trinidad and Tobago’s first female Calypso Monarch, will receive the 2016 WOMEX Artist Award in recognition for her outstanding contribution to the music and calypso industry. The award ceremony will be hosted in Spain on October 23. Rose first performed at WOMEX in 2006, where […]

GOB and Ashcroft Alliance headed to CCJ
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GOB and Ashcroft Alliance headed to CCJ

By Benjamin Flowers The Government of Belize and the Ashcroft Alliance are preparing for another round in their extensive legal battle, this time, at the Caribbean Court of Justice. The alliance applied to the CCJ this month for an interpretation of the arbitration award granted by the Permanent Court of […]

BTL donates $10,000 to San Pedro fire victims
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BTL donates $10,000 to San Pedro fire victims

By Julia Arzu Belize Telemedia Ltd. (BTL), in collaboration with the Belize Red Cross and Angelus Press Limited, presented a cheque of $10,000 last week to assist families whose homes were destroyed in the San Pedro fire several weeks ago. Among the 27 families affected, many of them were children […]

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Taiwan extends scholarships to 25 Belizeans

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The Republic of China (Taiwan) is offering scholarships to 25 Belizeans to study at universities in Taiwan in a wide range of studies, through the Taiwan-International Cooperation and Development Fund (ICDF) Scholarship Program and the Taiwan Scholarship Program. Since 2015, some 281 students from Belize […]

Verdict delayed! Nation waits for section 53 decision
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Verdict delayed! Nation waits for section 53 decision

By Benjamin Flowers The Supreme Court, this week, rescheduled the date for the decision of the controversial challenge to Belize’s sodomy laws. On Tuesday, the day before Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin was to give his decision in the constitutional challenge of section 53 of the Criminal Code, the CJ had […]

Lake-I fire leaves six persons homeless
Crime

Lake-I fire leaves six persons homeless

By Julia Arzu A family of six, two adults and four children, is left homeless after thier home on Olivera Street was completely destroyed by fire on Tuesday morning. Around 10:31 a.m. the Fire Department received a call from the police informing them of a fire in front Western Dairies […]

Mother murdered in Garden City
Crime

Mother murdered in Garden City

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A woman was found dead lying face down on a landing in front of her home in Las Flores community, Belmopan at around 7:00 a.m., Monday after she had gone partying the previous night at La Cabana night spot on the outskirts of Belmopan on […]