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Business WCS focuses on FRER, RZ’s & SPAGs for Reef Week 2018

WCS focuses on FRER, RZ’s & SPAGs for Reef Week 2018

by Deseree Cain-Arzu, WCS Since 2013, local and international conservation organizations in Belize, including the Wildlife Conservation Society, have been collaborating to celebrate Reef Week, where, individually and collectively, we create awareness of the ecological, economic and cultural significance and value of the Belize Barrier Reef to our country, as […]

Crime Three prisoners cut cell bars, escape from Corozal police

Three prisoners cut cell bars, escape from Corozal police

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter Police are seeking three inmates who sawed their way to freedom and escaped from the Corozal police station on Tuesday night, while they awaited transferal to the Belize Central Prison the following day. According to police, Johnito Matus, 19; Austin Sutherland, 29; and Marvin Pec, […]

Editorial

Editorial

New legislation to protect witnesses who are called upon to testify in certain high profile, criminal cases will enable them to give their testimony without being seen or identified. But they will be subject to cross-examination to make sure that every accused person gets a fair trial. The changes are […]

General Organizations promoting Intellectual Property awareness in April

Organizations promoting Intellectual Property awareness in April

By Benjamin Flowers   The Belize Coalition of Service Providers and the Belize Intellectual Property Office are both holding a series of activities this month to educate Belizeans on the topic of intellectual property and its relevance to Belize.   The BCSP, which focusing on IP from an export perspective, […]

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WCS focuses on FRER, RZ’s & SPAGs for Reef Week 2018
Business

WCS focuses on FRER, RZ’s & SPAGs for Reef Week 2018

by Deseree Cain-Arzu, WCS Since 2013, local and international conservation organizations in Belize, including the Wildlife Conservation Society, have been collaborating to celebrate Reef Week, where, individually and collectively, we create awareness of the ecological, economic and cultural significance and value of the Belize Barrier Reef to our country, as […]

Ranchito villager shot and killed in robbery attempt
Weekend News

Ranchito villager shot and killed in robbery attempt

By Michelle Sutherland A Ranchito villager, who was shot when he tried to foil a robbery in progress, died from his injuries last night. According to police, Ivan Emmanuel Sosa, 38, was found motionless by police on April 15th around 12:05 a.m. at a bar in the village. He was […]

Dangriga business woman robbed
Weekend News

Dangriga business woman robbed

By Michelle Sutherland A 33-year-old Dangriga businesswoman and her two daughters were robbed inside their store on Friday. According to police, the gunman entered their establishment around 4:45 p.m. and stole a gold chain, valued at $700. The woman told police that while she was along with her two daughters […]

Hitchhiker raped on Valley of Peace road
Weekend News

Hitchhiker raped on Valley of Peace road

By Michelle Sutherland An 18-year-old Camalote student has reported to police that she was raped on Thursday night by a man she hitchhiked a ride from. According to police, the girl reported that around 8:00 p.m on April 12th, she was hitchhiking a ride home from Belmopan to Camalote village […]

Real thieves rob businessman with fake gun
Weekend News

Real thieves rob businessman with fake gun

By Michelle Sutherland Police in Orange Walk are looking for two culprits, who robbed a business man of his cash and cell phone using a toy gun. Mohamed Zium Hoque Chowhury, 28, a Bangladeshi business man was robbed of $250 cash and a cell phone valued at $ 1,800. Chowhury […]

Security Ministry meets with stakeholders to address crime
Weekend News

Security Ministry meets with stakeholders to address crime

By Michelle Sutherland As part of its continued nationwide consultation to discuss citizen’s security and crime prevention, the Ministry of National Security on Friday held its second round of consultations with key stakeholders. The ministry started off its morning session with the Belize Council of Churches and the Belize Chamber […]

Mark Sewell killed in double murder
Weekend News

Mark Sewell killed in double murder

By Michelle Sutherland Police are investigating a double murder on Caye Lagos, four miles south of Caye Caulker, where two well-known Ladyville residents, Mark Sewell and Gabriel Escalante, were shot to death late Thursday night. The bodies were found inside a three story building on the island around 3:00 a.m. […]

Organizations promoting Intellectual Property awareness in April
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Organizations promoting Intellectual Property awareness in April

By Benjamin Flowers   The Belize Coalition of Service Providers and the Belize Intellectual Property Office are both holding a series of activities this month to educate Belizeans on the topic of intellectual property and its relevance to Belize.   The BCSP, which focusing on IP from an export perspective, […]

Forecast for 2018 hurricane season above average; how should Belizeans prepare?
General

Forecast for 2018 hurricane season above average; how should Belizeans prepare?

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor     The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season is less than two months from its official opening and hurricane experts have predicted another above-average year in terms of activity. At this time, Belizeans need to get into preparation mode, the officials at the National Emergency Management […]

Calling all book lovers
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Calling all book lovers

By Benjamin Flowers   The Belize Book Industry Association (BBIA), is inviting authors, aspiring writers and all book lovers to attend a series of activities planned for its annual celebration of Book Week.   Traditionally held in the third week of April, the BBIA’s book week activities are centred around […]