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Business BNE Trust Fund gives $250,000 for Health  Improvement in Stann Creek andCorozal

BNE Trust Fund gives $250,000 for Health Improvement in Stann Creek andCorozal

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The Belize Natural Energy Charitable Trust (BNECT) this week signed two agreements with the Ministry of Health to construct an annex to the Independence Poly Clinic in Stann Creek and to renovate the existing structure that houses the San Narciso Health Center in the […]

Crime Police say reports of abduction are unconfirmed

Police say reports of abduction are unconfirmed

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter Reports that four students from the Queen Square Primary School were abducted on Thursday evening are unconfirmed as of Friday morning, as no parent has reported their children missing, Senior Superintendent Edward Broaster, deputy OC Easter Division said. Broaster said since the report was […]

Editorial

An outbreak of bird flu in Spanish Lookout this week may not represent a serious health threat to Belizeans, but it is a serious economic problem. The outbreak is serious for two reasons. More than 95 percent of all Belizeans eat chicken on a regular basis. It is the main […]

General Agric Show dates changed

Agric Show dates changed

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter The dates for the annual National Agricultural and Trade Show (NATS) have been changed to the first, second and third of May, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Agriculture has announced. The original dates were scheduled for the 24th, 25th and 26th of April […]

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Bobbi Kristina Brown: Whitney Houston daughter’s condition unknown

Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of late US singer Whitney Houston, is in hospital in an unknown condition after being found unresponsive in a bathtub. Medical privacy laws mean information is restricted, but unconfirmed reports said she was in a medically induced coma to reduce swelling on the brain. Ms Brown, […]

Argentina leader wants shakeup after scandal
Weekend News / World

Argentina leader wants shakeup after scandal

Argentina’s President, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has proposed the dissolution of the domestic intelligence service, as the country deals with the fallout from the mysterious death of a federal prosecutor who accused its leaders of a criminal cover-up over Argentina’s deadliest terror attack. Kirchner has sent a draft bill to […]

Agric Show dates changed
General / Weekend News

Agric Show dates changed

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter The dates for the annual National Agricultural and Trade Show (NATS) have been changed to the first, second and third of May, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Agriculture has announced. The original dates were scheduled for the 24th, 25th and 26th of April […]

Chile’s President Bachelet proposes end to total abortion ban
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Chile’s President Bachelet proposes end to total abortion ban

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has announced plans to end a total ban on abortions in the predominantly Roman Catholic country. Ms Bachelet has tabled a bill in Congress to legalise abortion in cases of rape or when there mother’s life to the mother’s or the baby’s life. Abortion is punishable […]

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BLACK March coming to Belize City

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter The Belize Police Department’s Eastern Division announced the launch of its latest community outreach effort, a citizen’s march entitled Be Loving and Cease Killing (BLACK) to be held on March 27th. According to Senior Superintendent, Edward Broaster, deputy OC Easter Division, the department will […]

Ombudsman’s vehicle stolen and crashed
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Ombudsman’s vehicle stolen and crashed

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter A white Nissan X-Trail belonging to the Office of the Ombudsman was stolen early Friday morning, Senior Superintendent Edward Broaster, deputy OC Easter Division confirmed. According to Broaster, the vehicle was stolen some time in the early hours of Friday and the person who […]

Police say public needs to be ready in the event Jasmine Alert is neccessary
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Police say public needs to be ready in the event Jasmine Alert is neccessary

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter The Jasmine Alert has not been triggered as there have been no credible reports of abductions but police are urging parents to teach their children basic information and have certain information available in any such real instance, Corporal Hortence Hernandez said. Hernandez said parents […]

Police say reports of abduction are unconfirmed
Crime / Social / Weekend News

Police say reports of abduction are unconfirmed

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter Reports that four students from the Queen Square Primary School were abducted on Thursday evening are unconfirmed as of Friday morning, as no parent has reported their children missing, Senior Superintendent Edward Broaster, deputy OC Easter Division said. Broaster said since the report was […]

US rejects Cuba demand to hand back Guantanamo Bay base
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US rejects Cuba demand to hand back Guantanamo Bay base

The US says it will not hand back the Guantanamo Bay naval base as part of efforts to improve relations with Cuba. Cuban President Raul Castro included a demand in a speech on Wednesday, calling for the US trade embargo to be lifted. US President Barack Obama “does believe that […]

Strength measured in steps
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Strength measured in steps

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter The record for the longest walk around the world is held by former neon sign salesman, Jean Beliveau. He walked 46,600 miles around 64 countries. It took him 11 years to do it all. Walking is viewed by some as a chore or a bother, […]