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CWU appoints Labour Relations officer

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The Christian Workers Union (CWU) on Wednesday announced the addition of former Kolbe Foundation CEO, Earl Jones as its newly appointed Labour Relations officer. CWU President, Audrey Matura-Shepherd welcomed Jones to the CWU as a part of its negotiation team during a union progress […]

Crime Man shot at nightspot

Man shot at nightspot

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Eugene Pitts, a Hattieville Village resident, was shit while at a dance spot shortly after midnight on Sunday. The 28-year-old told peoe close to him that someone had just shot him in the lower back. He was rushed to the KHMH where he is in […]

Editorial

Last week at the opening session of the Supreme Court His Lordship Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin announced some welcome news about criminal justice reform. He announced a number of reform measures including new criminal procedure rules, new guidelines for police officers relating to their treatment of detained persons, protection of […]

General Man shot at nightspot

Man shot at nightspot

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Eugene Pitts, a Hattieville Village resident, was shit while at a dance spot shortly after midnight on Sunday. The 28-year-old told peoe close to him that someone had just shot him in the lower back. He was rushed to the KHMH where he is in […]

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Man shot at nightspot
Crime / General / Weekend News

Man shot at nightspot

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Eugene Pitts, a Hattieville Village resident, was shit while at a dance spot shortly after midnight on Sunday. The 28-year-old told peoe close to him that someone had just shot him in the lower back. He was rushed to the KHMH where he is in […]

Belmopan and Benque have new and upgraded markets
General / Weekend News

Belmopan and Benque have new and upgraded markets

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Belmopan and Benque Viejo del Carmen Town have upgraded market facilities following opening ceremonies last week in those communities. The Benque Market is a new 200 square feet facility comprising six permanent stalls, each measuring 14 by 14 feet. Additionally there will be four roofed […]

Haiti forms electoral panel for overdue polls
Weekend News / World

Haiti forms electoral panel for overdue polls

Haiti has installed a Provisional Electoral Council to organise long-delayed elections – after weeks of protests and political uncertainty. The nine-member panel represents different sectors of society. It was sworn in shortly before a UN Security Council delegation arrived on a three-day mission. General and municipal polls are three years […]

Thousands of rounds of military ammo stolen from BDF storage facility
Crime / General / Weekend News

Thousands of rounds of military ammo stolen from BDF storage facility

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Two separate investigations are underway – one by the Ladyville Police and the other by the Belize Defense Force (BDF) to determine how two secured containers with several thousand rounds of military ammunition for the US Army were stolen from the BDF’s guarded ammunition and […]

Brazil’s most populous region facing worst drought in 80 years
Weekend News / World

Brazil’s most populous region facing worst drought in 80 years

Brazilian Environment Minister Izabella Teixeira has said the country’s three most populous states are experiencing their worst drought since 1930. The states of Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Minas Gerais must save water, she said after an emergency meeting in the capital Brasilia. Ms Teixeira described the water crisis […]

SCA holds fourth science fair
Education / General / Weekend News

SCA holds fourth science fair

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Students of Saint Catherine Academy (SCA) took part in a science fair on Friday at the school’s campus in Belize City. Fifty-four projects, which were developed over the past four months made it to the finals that were on display. Overall, 120 projects entered the […]

US representative meets with Cuban dissidents in Havana
Weekend News / World

US representative meets with Cuban dissidents in Havana

The highest US official to visit Cuba in more than 30 years has met leading Cuban dissidents in Havana. Roberta Jacobson, the state department’s top Latin American official, held the meeting after two days of historic US-Cuba talks. One dissident called the meeting “a very human coming-together”, but not all […]

Army volunteer ambushed  and murdered
Crime

Army volunteer ambushed and murdered

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Denver Villafranco, 24, a BDF volunteer soldier was attacked and stabbed to death in Belize City last Saturday night, and police have charged two brothers for the murder. Villafranco was walking on Complex Avenue shortly after 7 p.m. when three men attacked him as […]

UB student and dad-to-be killed in tragic car accident
Crime

UB student and dad-to-be killed in tragic car accident

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Eric Vellos, a 24 year old part-time student of the University of Belize, was killed shortly after midnight last Saturday while driving home to Corozal Town. Vellos, who was planning to get married at the end of January, was flung from his Nissan Altima […]

Roaring CreeK Youth shot and dumped!
Crime

Roaring CreeK Youth shot and dumped!

The body of Emerson Daly, 24, missing since Sunday night, was found on January 21, at 8:35am, in the Belize River about a mile and a half away from his home in Roaring Creek. He had an open wound to the face, believed to have been inflicted with a knife. […]