Hachet buried? SICA produces monumental pledge: “Guatemala will never be a threat to Belize!” Hachet buried? SICA produces monumental  pledge: “Guatemala will never be a threat to Belize!”
Police warn public to be vigilant during the holidays Police warn public to be vigilant during the holidays
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Business “No thank you”, Espat says to GOB We’ll do this on our own!

“No thank you”, Espat says to GOB We’ll do this on our own!

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter PUP Cayo South area representative Julius Espat revealed Monday that he has declined the UDP government’s offer of $35,000 for Christmas cheer from the Petro Caribe funds for his constituency of Cayo South. Espat, who is leading the charge for more transparency in the […]

Crime

Did salacious letters about forbidden sex lead to dismissal of six BWS workers? Supreme Court will decide

By Aaron Humes Freelance Reporter Supreme Court Justice, Michelle Arana is to decide on the claim of Mark Menzies, Don Gillett, Michael Novelo, Journett McKoy, Charlette Barnett and Colin Morrison sometime next year after receiving written submissions from their attorneys, Senior Counsel, Said Musa for Menzies and Tricia Pitts-Anderson for […]

Editorial

Two remarkably good things happened in Belize this week. Thanks to the timely intervention of Prime Minister Dean Barrow, the canefarmers of Orange Walk and Corozal decided to end their standoff with the sugar factory by accepting a payment of 51 cents a ton for their bagasse by-product and ending […]

General Tourism CEO says investigation into BTB scandal underway

Tourism CEO says investigation into BTB scandal underway

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter The Ministry of Tourism has launched an investigation into the alleged fraudulent credentials presented by former BTB Marketing Director Clive Meyers. This is according to Chief Executive Officer in Tracy Taegar Panton, the Ministry’s Chief Executive Officer. Panton said the incident was very unfortunate […]

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Tourism CEO says investigation into BTB scandal underway
General / Tourism / Weekend News

Tourism CEO says investigation into BTB scandal underway

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter The Ministry of Tourism has launched an investigation into the alleged fraudulent credentials presented by former BTB Marketing Director Clive Meyers. This is according to Chief Executive Officer in Tracy Taegar Panton, the Ministry’s Chief Executive Officer. Panton said the incident was very unfortunate […]

COPS spread Christmas cheer
Entertainment / General / Weekend News

COPS spread Christmas cheer

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter The Police Department’s Eastern Division held their second annual Commissioner of Police Offering Peace to Society (COPS) Christmas program at the BTL Park Friday night. Senior Superintendent Edward Broaster, deputy OC Easter Division said that the event is a way for the Police Department […]

Look out for the next edition of The Reporter Tuesday!
General / Weekend News

Look out for the next edition of The Reporter Tuesday!

Readers and advertisers of The Reporter Newspaper are hereby advised that our next issue will be available on Tuesday, December 23, 2014. We urge everyone to kindly take note.

Troops dispatched to vigilante state in Mexico
Weekend News / World

Troops dispatched to vigilante state in Mexico

More than 400 federal police officers and soldiers have been sent to a town in Mexico’s western Michoacan state. The deployment follows a shoot-out between two vigilante groups on Tuesday in which 11 people were killed. Ballistic tests showed all of those killed had fired their weapons in the two-hour […]

Belize advancing climate change policies in the region
General / Weekend News

Belize advancing climate change policies in the region

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter Belize, under its role as pro-tem president of the Central American Commission on Environment and Development (CCAD), has made major strides in climate change, the environment and sustainable development over the last six months. Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and Sustainable Development, and Protem President of CCAD for the last […]

GOB must pay over $40 million for old BTL loan
Controversy / Court Rulings / General / Weekend News

GOB must pay over $40 million for old BTL loan

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter The government of Belize, according to a decision by arbitrators in the case between GOB and British Caribbean Bank (BCB), must pay US$41,773,096.04 for a loan Belize Telemedia Limited (BTL) took out in 2007. The decision was made by a three member panel of […]

Go Wireless – pioneers in local technological gadgets!
General

Go Wireless – pioneers in local technological gadgets!

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter It has been around since 2002, initially in the business of wholesaling imports and distribution of Samsung, LG, Motorolla and Nokia phones, with accompanying growing pains, but Go Wireless Direct has redirected its efforts to produce its own gadgets and dares anyone shopping for cellular […]

Crime

Did salacious letters about forbidden sex lead to dismissal of six BWS workers? Supreme Court will decide

By Aaron Humes Freelance Reporter Supreme Court Justice, Michelle Arana is to decide on the claim of Mark Menzies, Don Gillett, Michael Novelo, Journett McKoy, Charlette Barnett and Colin Morrison sometime next year after receiving written submissions from their attorneys, Senior Counsel, Said Musa for Menzies and Tricia Pitts-Anderson for […]

General

BEL wants to cut power rates from 43.47 to 42 cents a KwH

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter Belize Electricity Limited has announced that it wants to cut electricity rates to consumers in Belize by about 1 1/2 cents a kilowatt hour. But first the company needs the approval of the regulatory body, the Public Utiities Commission. . Derek Davis, director of the […]

General

Village effort provides new house for fire victims

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter A family of five will spend this Christmas in a spanking new home that has come courtesy the Hattieville Resource Centre (HRC) after a fire destroyed their dwelling place in July. Eloise Hyde, a Justice of the Peace of Hattieville Village, received the key […]