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Business Guatemala re-establishes diplomatic relations with Belize

Guatemala re-establishes diplomatic relations with Belize

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter The Government of Guatemala has sent a new ambassador to Belize after almost two years. Two weeks after the Guatemalan government, through its Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sandra Jovel, sought financial and technical assistance from friendly nations at the Organization of American States(OAS), the government […]

Crime Police seek mystery woman connected to gang murder

Police seek mystery woman connected to gang murder

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter Belize city police are seeking an unknown woman who is believed to have lured Tyrone Gibson, 20, to his death last Friday. Gibson, a resident of the St. Martin area, was standing at the corner of West Collet Canal and Hicate Street waiting for the […]

Editorial

Editorial

Belize City Council elections are to be held next month on Wednesday, March 7, but we still have not seen anything like a written Manifesto, setting out what the two opposing parties plan to do for the City if elected. There has been a lot of street activity and a […]

General Fatal hit and run accident on George Price highway

Fatal hit and run accident on George Price highway

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A man was knocked doen and killed om the George Price highway on Saturday night. Police say that around 7:00 p.m, they responded to a report of the incident between Esperanza Village and Central Farm. There they found the body of a Hispanic descent man […]

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Fatal hit and run accident on George Price highway
General / Weekend News

Fatal hit and run accident on George Price highway

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A man was knocked doen and killed om the George Price highway on Saturday night. Police say that around 7:00 p.m, they responded to a report of the incident between Esperanza Village and Central Farm. There they found the body of a Hispanic descent man […]

Man shot dead in Belize City
General / Weekend News

Man shot dead in Belize City

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A man was shot dead in Belize City on Saturday night. According to police, sometime around 11:38 Saturday night they responded to a report at #14 8th Street, Belize City, where they saw the body of Luis Dominguez, 35. Dominguez had been shot several times, […]

Man murders wife then commits suicide
General / Weekend News

Man murders wife then commits suicide

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A man reportedly murdered his wife, then committed suicide on Saturday in Belize City. Police say that sometime around 5:55 p.m., they responded to a report at # 5 Rose Lane, Lake Independence area, and that upon entering a room at the residence, they discovered […]

Elections and Boundaries Department notifies public servants about proxy vote for upcoming municipals
General / Weekend News

Elections and Boundaries Department notifies public servants about proxy vote for upcoming municipals

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor It is less than a month before the municipal elections, and the Elections and Boundaries Department is encouraging public officers who wish to apply to vote by proxy to submit their applications in time. The department informs, however, that in accordance with the regulations that […]

Taxi driver goes missing after leaving home on chartered job
General / Weekend News

Taxi driver goes missing after leaving home on chartered job

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A taxi driver from Belize City is missing after he reportedly left his base to do a chartered job in Ladyville. Reliable reports indicate that Emilio Perez, 43, of Allan Pitts Crescent, Port Loyola area left the Public’s Supermarket on the Central American Boulevard to […]

Another earthquake rocks Mexico
General / Weekend News

Another earthquake rocks Mexico

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Another earthquake has rocked Mexico. The magnitude 7.2 temblor jolted southeastern Mexico this evening, with the epicenter in the state of Oaxaca, according to the US Geological Survey. Emergency authorities in the Oaxaca reported “only material damage and no loss of human life”. In Mexico […]

Tourist raped in her sleep
General / Weekend News

Tourist raped in her sleep

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police have detained a man pending a charge of rape upon a tourist. Police say the American tourist, a 25 year-old woman, went to the San Pedro police station om Thursday afternoon and reported that sometime around 4:30 on Wednesday morning she was asleep and […]

Policeman penalized for losing firearm
General / Weekend News

Policeman penalized for losing firearm

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police have penalized one of their own for losing the firearm assigned to him and then making up a story about how he lost it. Police have not named the policeman or given his rank, but state that he reported that the firearm was reported […]

Garifuna settlement south of Sibun reinforces Belize’s claim
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Garifuna settlement south of Sibun reinforces Belize’s claim

By Adele Ramos Freelance Reporter Reading through information published by Guatemalan authorities, in which they claim that the 1859 Treaty between that country and Britain was “land cession” in exchange for a roadway, I could not help but ask if the author of that document skipped over critical parts of […]

Guatemala re-establishes diplomatic relations with Belize
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Guatemala re-establishes diplomatic relations with Belize

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter The Government of Guatemala has sent a new ambassador to Belize after almost two years. Two weeks after the Guatemalan government, through its Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sandra Jovel, sought financial and technical assistance from friendly nations at the Organization of American States(OAS), the government […]