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Business GOB helps internet entrepreneurs start-up

GOB helps internet entrepreneurs start-up

Faster Internet speeds and the enabling environment to encourage Internet and information and communications entrepreneurs start up new business ventures were the topic of discussion at workshop hosted by the Central Information Technology Office (CITO) at the Best Western Biltmore Plaza hotel in Belize City on Wednesday and Thursday, May […]

Crime

Lovers go to jail on gun assault charge

A man and his girlfriend will spend a few nights in jail because of an allegation of armed assault and robbery. The charge was made by Mario Galvez, business owner of Red House Liquor Store. Galvez went to the police to complain that his former girlfriend, 28 year-old Ester Garcia […]

Editorial Editorial

Editorial

A lot of us were astounded when the Barrow government announced it was considering an offer from the Ashcroft Group to build a deep water port for Belize using the existing Belize Port structure by extending it to deeper water. A deep water port out in the open, subject to  […]

General Man accidentally jumps to his death

Man accidentally jumps to his death

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor   A man accidentally jumped off a pier to his death in Caye Caulker on Friday, after he disregarded warning from bystanders. Police say that sometime before 5:00 p.m., Friday, Kenworth Castro, 22, of Bahia area, Caye Caulker, was swinging under a palapa at KoKoKing. The bystanders […]

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Man accidentally jumps to his death
General / Weekend News

Man accidentally jumps to his death

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor   A man accidentally jumped off a pier to his death in Caye Caulker on Friday, after he disregarded warning from bystanders. Police say that sometime before 5:00 p.m., Friday, Kenworth Castro, 22, of Bahia area, Caye Caulker, was swinging under a palapa at KoKoKing. The bystanders […]

GOB’s Press Director walks free of manslaughter charge
General / Weekend News

GOB’s Press Director walks free of manslaughter charge

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor   Dorian Pakeman, 35, the Government’s Press Director walked free of a manslaughter charge last Friday, after the case fell apart in court. The victim’s common-law wife, Sherla Adolphus wrote a letter to the prosecution, expressing her wish to not continue with the case, and […]

Police detain wife for stabbing death of husband
General / Weekend News

Police detain wife for stabbing death of husband

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor   A fight between a husband and a wife has ended in death, and police have detained the wife for the killing of her husband. The incident happened on Friday in front of a restaurant in Seine Bight village, Stann Creek where Glenn Ramirez, 32, was […]

General / Weekend News

Taiwan’s Participation is Vital to Global Influenza Pandemic

The following letter was written by Taiwan’s Minister of Health, Dr. Chen Shih-chu Taiwan’s Participation is Vital to Global Influenza Pandemic   Disease knows no borders. Only by working together, leaving no one out, can we adequately address the challenges of emerging infectious diseases, which have been made all the more […]

Police investigate two fires
General / Weekend News

Police investigate two fires

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor   Police are investigating two fires that took place just an hour apart – one in Ladyville and the other in Orange Walk. The first blaze occurred just before midnight on Wednesday at the second entrance to Burrell Boom village, where police say they saw two […]

Man set on fire!
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Man set on fire!

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A man was set on fire by two others early this morning in Belize City. Police gave very sketchy details of the incident, only saying they saw the victim, Dorien Reneau, 35, at 12:35 a.m., at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH). Reneau had burn injuries […]

Crime

Lovers go to jail on gun assault charge

A man and his girlfriend will spend a few nights in jail because of an allegation of armed assault and robbery. The charge was made by Mario Galvez, business owner of Red House Liquor Store. Galvez went to the police to complain that his former girlfriend, 28 year-old Ester Garcia […]

Crime

Ontario resident critical after being shot

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter An Ontario Village resident and part-time barber remains hospitalized in a critical condition at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH) after he was shot at the barber shop where he worked on Central American Boulevard. Hammon Lemmoth, 23, was shot twice in the  headt around […]

San Pedro boasts $4.4 million football stadium
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San Pedro boasts $4.4 million football stadium

By Marion Ali Assistant Editor San Pedro town now boasts a spanking new football stadium – one of the last sporting projects to be completed under the Belize Infrastructure Limited (BIL). The facility, complete with a new synthetic football pitch, lockers, concession stands, VIP and media facility, bleacher seating for […]

GOB helps internet entrepreneurs start-up
Business

GOB helps internet entrepreneurs start-up

Faster Internet speeds and the enabling environment to encourage Internet and information and communications entrepreneurs start up new business ventures were the topic of discussion at workshop hosted by the Central Information Technology Office (CITO) at the Best Western Biltmore Plaza hotel in Belize City on Wednesday and Thursday, May […]