Attorney General gives NCL nod of approval Attorney General gives NCL nod of  approval
Farmer shoots and kills trespassers Attorney asks DPP to drop charges against his client Farmer shoots and kills trespassers   Attorney asks DPP to drop charges against his client
“No change in plans!” Contreras’ daughter will be appointed Director of the Drug Inspectorate “No change in plans!”  Contreras’ daughter will be appointed Director of the Drug Inspectorate
Penner recall case greenlighted Penner recall case greenlighted
Business BNE launches fund to assist Belizean entrepreneurs

BNE launches fund to assist Belizean entrepreneurs

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The Belize Natural Energy (BNE) Charitable Trust launched the first phase of an Empowerment Fund aimed at providing Belizean entrepreneurs the opportunity to finance viable business plans. The first phase of the Empowerment Fund is being rolled out through La Inmaculada Credit Union Limited […]

Crime

Alleged con artist on the loose

By: Marion V. Ali Police have issued a warning to Belize City residents to be wary of an alleged con artist who is impersonating a money collector for a local cable company. The warning follows a reported incident today in which a man allegedly collected money from an elderly woman […]

Editorial

For the 1.8 billion Christians around the world Holy Week is the most solemn time of the year. It recalls the events leading to the passion of Jesus and His death by crucifixion- a slow, agonizing torture which would end in asphyxiation. It was the most shameful of deaths, reserved […]

General Killer crocs – a closer look

Killer crocs – a closer look

By MArion V. Ali Staff Reporter The Easter holidays are upon us and many people are planning to spend the long weekend with family and or friends. The traditional Easter-time activities include at great deal of swimming and fishing in one of the many river, ponds, or lagoons across the […]

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World

Wildfires in Chile claim 12 lives, consume 2,000 homes

At least 12 persons are dead after wildfires in Chile consume 2,00 homes in Chile. That country’s Interior Minister Rodrigo Penailillo reported that 8,000 people are homeless as a result of the blaze. Earlier, Chile’s National Emergency Office’s website, citing police, had said that at least 16 people were dead. […]

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Police detain suspect in connection with cyclist’s murder

By: Marion V. Ali Police have detained one suspect in connection with the shooting murder of Ernest “Dangalang” Thurton. Thurton was shot to death sometime around 4 p.m. on Monday while checking on an aunt’s house behind the Charles Bartlett Hyde Building in the Lake Independence area of Belize City. […]

Crime / Uncategorized

Alleged con artist on the loose

By: Marion V. Ali Police have issued a warning to Belize City residents to be wary of an alleged con artist who is impersonating a money collector for a local cable company. The warning follows a reported incident today in which a man allegedly collected money from an elderly woman […]

Crime

Santino’s cyclist/messenger shot dead

By: Marion Ali Veteran cyclist, Ernest “Dangalang” Thurton, 41, was shot dead shortly after 4 p.m. on Monday in the Junesville area, Lake Independence Division, Belize City. Thurton’s killers pounced on him while he stopped briefly to check on a house that he was taking care of for an aunt […]

Drug rehab centers upgrade quality of service
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Drug rehab centers upgrade quality of service

By Benjamin Flowers Drug rehabilitation centers in Belize are increasing the quality of service provided to their clients through a new system developed by the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission. The Reporter spoke today with Ismael Vallejos, Director of Jacobs Farm Rehabilitation Center, who explained that he was among two […]

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Report explains why higher fuel prices are better for business

Higher oil prices have been good for business, according to a report by an arilines writer. In the past six years, the report says, airlines have overhauled the way they operate to adjust to this new reality by exercising more discipline with things like offering fewer seats. This, he says, […]

World

Hundreds missing after ferry sinks off South Korea

Almost 300 people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people capsized and sank off South Korea. The ferry, carrying mainly school students, was travelling from the port of Incheon, in the north-west, to the southern resort island of Jeju. Among those on board were high school students on […]

Barney Brown wins Weekend Warriors’ Cross Country
Sports

Barney Brown wins Weekend Warriors’ Cross Country

By William Ysaguirre Freelance Reporter Barney Brown of the Scotiabank team won the A division of the Weekend Warriors’ annual Cross Country cycle race from La Loma Luz Hospital in Santa Elena. Brown finished in front of Smart headquarters on the Philip Goldson Highway in Belize City on Sunday, April […]

Muslim Community girls win primary schools National Softball Championships  
Sports

Muslim Community girls win primary schools National Softball Championships  

By William Ysaguirre Freelance Reporter The girls of the Muslim Community School, the Belize District Champions, won the national primary schools softball championships organized by the National Sports Council at the Rogers Stadium on Friday, April 11. Muslim’s MVP pitcher Essenie Ciego led the Muslim girls to an 11-4 win […]

Health

Good night’s sleep good for brain health

A good night’s sleep may be essential to brain health, say Swedish researchers who found depriving healthy young men of a night’s sleep increased blood concentrations of brain molecules to levels seen in brain damage. Researchers from Uppsala Unversity report the findings of their small trial, which was funded mostly […]