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PM bails out CITCO PM bails out CITCO
Business BML owner says CitCo changed payment plans

BML owner says CitCo changed payment plans

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter Belize Maintenance Limited (BML)’s owner, Lawrence Ellis, said that he was supposed to receive a payment on Wednesday but was told by City Council that he would not receive a payment for the next two weeks. According to Ellis, BML and CitCo had met […]

Crime

Man accidentally shoots brother and flees

By Alexis R Milan, Staff Reporter A man accidentally shot his brother late on Friday night and the currently in critical condition according to police sources. According to police information, Leon Garcia allegedly shot Shane Crawford, 30 at a house at corner Pickstock and Frederick streets. Reports are that Garcia […]

Editorial

The National Trade Union Congress of Belize this week has replied to a Reporter Editorial last week in an interview with this newspaper. The NTUCB concedes that the Bill now before the House needs to be revised, but insists that having made a commitment to implement ILO Occupational Safety and […]

General Fourteenth manatee killed in boating collision for 2014

Fourteenth manatee killed in boating collision for 2014

By Alexis R. Milan A boating collision with annother adult manatee has resulted in the animal’s death. According to Jamal Galves, program director for the Manatee Conservation Project, they received an alert on Friday morning that a manatee was killed and floated up into the harbour at the Port Authority […]

Recent Posts

Senior police officer involved in fatal traffic accident
Accidents/Drownings / Weekend News

Senior police officer involved in fatal traffic accident

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Police have served Assistant Commissioner of Police, Miguel Segura with a notice of intended prosecution following a traffic accident that occurred shortly after 5 a.m. on Saturday in Benque Viejo. Segura, 48, was reportedly travelling alone from San Ignacio to Benque Viejo in a Grey […]

Belize Taiwan fight human trafficking
Social / Weekend News

Belize Taiwan fight human trafficking

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter Belize and Taiwan have signed an agreement aimed at improving human-trafficking combat efforts. Belize Immigration Minister Godwin Hulse and Taiwanese Interior Minister, Chen Wei-zen signed the agreement in Taipei, Taiwan on Friday. Taiwan has made similar arrangements with other countries, including Mongolia, Honduras, Indonesia, […]

Former Haitian president faces charges following protests
Weekend News / World

Former Haitian president faces charges following protests

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Supporters for former Haitian President, Jean-Bertrand Aristide have clashed with UN peacekeepers in Haiti. Dozens of Aristide’s supporters had set up barricades outside his home, fearing he could be arrested. UN troops fired smoke grenades to disperse the protesters after they allegedly attacked a car […]

Fourteenth manatee killed in boating collision for 2014
General / Weekend News

Fourteenth manatee killed in boating collision for 2014

By Alexis R. Milan A boating collision with annother adult manatee has resulted in the animal’s death. According to Jamal Galves, program director for the Manatee Conservation Project, they received an alert on Friday morning that a manatee was killed and floated up into the harbour at the Port Authority […]

Crime / Weekend News

Man accidentally shoots brother and flees

By Alexis R Milan, Staff Reporter A man accidentally shot his brother late on Friday night and the currently in critical condition according to police sources. According to police information, Leon Garcia allegedly shot Shane Crawford, 30 at a house at corner Pickstock and Frederick streets. Reports are that Garcia […]

Strong presidential candidate emerges in Brazil
Weekend News / World

Strong presidential candidate emerges in Brazil

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Marina Silva, the former Brazilian Environment Minister is expected to be named in the next few days to run for president in October. Silva would replace former presidential candidate, Eduardo Campos, who was killed in a plane crash on Wednesday. While Silva has agreed to […]

Image Factory celebrates artist
General / Weekend News

Image Factory celebrates artist

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter The Belize Image Factory launched an exhibit with works from Michael Gordon to celebrate its latest book Binomiun. According to Yasser Musa, Image Factory owner the book is a compilation of works from Belizean artist, Michael Gordon who has been producing art for about the […]

Brazilian presidential candidate killed in plane crash
Weekend News / World

Brazilian presidential candidate killed in plane crash

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Eduardo Campos, Brazilian presidential candidate was killed on Wednesday when a small plane carrying him to a campaign stop crashed into a residential neighborhood. All seven people aboard the the Cessna were killed when the aircraft crashed in the city of Santos, Brazil, about 40 […]

Jawmeighan remembered; move afoot to name race after cycling legend
General

Jawmeighan remembered; move afoot to name race after cycling legend

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter As preparations are being finalised to lay one of Belize’s most accomplished cycling legends, Ernest “Jawmeighan” Meighan, to rest on Friday, plans are also very much in the mind of Minister of State in Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, Santiago Castillo, to have […]

BAHA holds food safety workshop
General

BAHA holds food safety workshop

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The Belize Agricultural Health Authority (BAHA) in partnership with the Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN) held a week-long workshop to train farmers on good agriculture practices. According to Dr. Miguel Figueroa, BAHA’s food safety director, the training is geared toward […]