Auditor General will audit Petro Caribe finances Other major audits in the pipeline include Treasury and Immigration Auditor General will audit Petro Caribe finances Other major audits in the pipeline include Treasury and Immigration
Fishermen caught with undersized conch – fined $19, 620 Fishermen caught with  undersized conch – fined $19, 620
PM announces amendments to PetroCaribe Loan Act PM announces amendments  to PetroCaribe Loan Act
PUP says “NO” to ICJ PUP says “NO” to ICJ
Business BEL accepts rate cut but 2016 may be a different story

BEL accepts rate cut but 2016 may be a different story

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter Belize Electricity Limited has accepted a proposal from the Public Utilities Commission to cut electricity rates by 15 percent, but the company says it will seek a rate increase for the next full tariff review period (FTRP). BEL had originally suggested a 10 percent […]

Crime Family ambushed near Guanacaste Park; one shot

Family ambushed near Guanacaste Park; one shot

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter A family was reportedly ambushed aroun 6:30 p.m. on Sunday near the Guanacaste Park. Unconfirmed but reliable reports reaching The Weekend Reporter Online is that one person shot.

Editorial

Editorial

It is a rare event when our Financial Secretary, unobtrusive Joseph Waight, chooses to make a public statement. This week he broke with tradition and cautioned that Belize has to begin to make plans for how she is going to meet higher Superbond interest payments, when these become due four […]

General NTV draws large crowd in latest excursion

NTV draws large crowd in latest excursion

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter The Northern Territorial Volunteers (NTV) chapter of the Belize Territorial Volunteers (BTV) drew its largest crowd over any previous excursion on Sunday morning at Garbutts Falls. According to Wil Maheia, BTV president the excursion to Garbutts Falls along the Benque Viejo del Carmen border […]

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Family ambushed near Guanacaste Park; one shot
Breaking News / Crime / Weekend News

Family ambushed near Guanacaste Park; one shot

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter A family was reportedly ambushed aroun 6:30 p.m. on Sunday near the Guanacaste Park. Unconfirmed but reliable reports reaching The Weekend Reporter Online is that one person shot.

Serious accident in Ladyville; two persons hurt
Accidents/Drownings / Breaking News / Weekend News

Serious accident in Ladyville; two persons hurt

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter A serious accident occurred shortly before 6 p.m. on Sunday on the Phillip Goldson Highway near its junction with the Burrel Boom Road. Reports reaching The Weekend Reporter Online is that at least two persons were flung from a vehicle and had to be rushed […]

NTV draws large crowd in latest excursion
General / Weekend News

NTV draws large crowd in latest excursion

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter The Northern Territorial Volunteers (NTV) chapter of the Belize Territorial Volunteers (BTV) drew its largest crowd over any previous excursion on Sunday morning at Garbutts Falls. According to Wil Maheia, BTV president the excursion to Garbutts Falls along the Benque Viejo del Carmen border […]

Murder in Ladyville
Crime / Weekend News

Murder in Ladyville

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter A 29-year-old man was shot and killed in a Ladyville yard where he was socializing and offering condolences to the family of another recent murder victim. According to Inspector Frederick Gordon, officer coanding the Ladyville police formation, Kenroy “Bouncer” Arnold was at the family […]

Oceana stages national anti offshore drilling event
Environment / Weekend News

Oceana stages national anti offshore drilling event

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter On Saturday afternoon Oceana held “Hands Across the Sand,” an event observed internationally in protest of offshore drilling and oil exploration. Seleshia Guy, Oceana Belize district representative said the event has been ovserved anually all over the world for the last six years since […]

Castro vs Burgess goes to court
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Castro vs Burgess goes to court

Justice Courtney Abel. Burgess, under cross examination, maintained the story she had told to Channel 5 in November 2013. She was cross examined by Castro’s attorney Rodwell Williams but stood her ground and did not deviate from her story. Burgess maintains that she had visited Castro’s office on multiple occassions […]

Castro vs Burgess goes to court
Court / Weekend News

Castro vs Burgess goes to court

By Alexis Milan, Staff Reporter Whistle-blower Alvarine Burgess took the witness stand for the second day of trials in Minister of State Edmond Castro’s defamation suit against her and Channel 5 on Friday. Justice Courtney Abel presided over the Supreme Court matter on Thursday and Friday. Burgess, under cross examination, […]

Crime stats suggest crime is on a decline
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Crime stats suggest crime is on a decline

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter A police report of crime statistics through the first third of 2015 suggests that over this time span for the last twelve years, major incidents of crime, for the most part, has been trending down. According to the statistics, the total number of major […]

ATIPS awards logo competition winner
Awards/Recognitions / Weekend News

ATIPS awards logo competition winner

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter The Anti-Trafficking in Persons Council (ATIPS) held an award ceremony on Friday at the George Price Center in Belmopan to award the winners of the “Anti-Trafficking in Persons Logo Compeition” launched late last year. According to Michelle Segura, ATIPS Focal Point, the winning spot […]

Rawell  Pelayo resigns from FFB
Sports / Weekend News

Rawell Pelayo resigns from FFB

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Rawell Pelayo, the disgraced Second Vice President of the Football Federation of Belize (FFB), who was deported from the US after having served time for admitting to orchestrate a drug transaction on American soil, resignation last Friday after he was given two deadlines to do […]