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Business Penner back at Senate; hecklers make mischief

Penner back at Senate; hecklers make mischief

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter Hecklers caused a temporary suspension of the Senate Inquiry this week, as former Minister of State Elvin Penner made his second appearance to testify. United Democratic Party Chairman, Alberto August, Mace Bearer of the National Assembly Brian “Yellow Man” Audinett and Allan Kelly, among others, […]

Crime Dangriga police searching for robbers turned killers

Dangriga police searching for robbers turned killers

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter Four robbers turned  killers  are on the run in Belize City after they killed a Good Samaritan, who had stopped to offer them assistance on the Coastal Road early Monday morning. On May 15, at 1:26 p.m., police visited the scene of a traffic accident […]

Editorial Editorial

Editorial

Any  Prime Minister of Belize  who has been elected to three consecutive terms would be wise to gird himself  for the torrent  of criticism which is sure to come his way, no matter how good or conscientious he may be. If some people saw our Prime Minister walking on water, […]

General Dangriga Day held today at Y-Not

Dangriga Day held today at Y-Not

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The second annual Dangriga Day enters day two today at Y-Not Island in that municipality. In declaring the event open, Mayor Francis Humphreys underscored the importance of preserving culture and diversity, expressing his wish that the potpourri that makes up “Culture Capital” could someday help […]

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Dangriga Day held today at Y-Not
General / Weekend News

Dangriga Day held today at Y-Not

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The second annual Dangriga Day enters day two today at Y-Not Island in that municipality. In declaring the event open, Mayor Francis Humphreys underscored the importance of preserving culture and diversity, expressing his wish that the potpourri that makes up “Culture Capital” could someday help […]

Magistrate Norman Rodriguez interdicted  
General / Weekend News

Magistrate Norman Rodriguez interdicted  

  By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The Judicial and Legal Services Commission has interdicted junior Magistrate, Norman Rodriguez from his duties after he was formally arraigned before the Chief Magistrate, Ann-Marie Smith on a charge of rape.  The Commission, in a press release late last week, said it would place […]

CARICOM supports Venezuela despite 4 break-aways
General / Weekend News

CARICOM supports Venezuela despite 4 break-aways

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Venezuelan President, Nicholas Maduro has received overwhelming support from the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to remain a member of the Organization of American States (OAS), despite that at least four member states break ranks on the matter. Regional foreign ministers who ended the 20th meeting of […]

Belize and Cuba celebrate three decades of medical cooperation
General

Belize and Cuba celebrate three decades of medical cooperation

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter Belize and the Republic of Cuba this week marked 26 years of a historic medical cooperation agreement between our two countries. To commemorate the anniversary, the Embassy of Cuba in Belize held a medical symposium at the Inspiration Center at  mile 1.5 on the George […]

Penner back at Senate; hecklers make mischief
Business

Penner back at Senate; hecklers make mischief

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter Hecklers caused a temporary suspension of the Senate Inquiry this week, as former Minister of State Elvin Penner made his second appearance to testify. United Democratic Party Chairman, Alberto August, Mace Bearer of the National Assembly Brian “Yellow Man” Audinett and Allan Kelly, among others, […]

Memorial Mass held for Pamela Lino
General

Memorial Mass held for Pamela Lino

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter While police have been unable to positively identify the burnt human remains found in the back seat of Pamela Lino’s destroyed Kia Sportage several weeks ago, family and friends  held a memorial Mass in her honor last Friday at the Lady of Guadalupe Co-Cathedral in […]

Monkey River still grappling with erosion
General

Monkey River still grappling with erosion

By Marion V. Ali Assistant Editor The residents of Monkey River village are hoping that their beach erosion problem will be delayed, if not deterred, with the purchase of wire baskets to fill them with rocks and place them along the shoreline. A few weeks ago, the Belize City Council […]

Police officer wins huge Fantasy 5 prize
General

Police officer wins huge Fantasy 5 prize

By Michelle Sutherland   A Belize City police constable with 14 years of service to the department became the latest winner of the Fantasy 5 drawing, cashing in on a whopping $435,000 jackpot.   On Wednesday, Dayton Cyril Ogaldez took home $369,750 after 65,250 (15%) of his winnings was extracted […]

Taiwan congratulates CITO on ISO certification
Business

Taiwan congratulates CITO on ISO certification

By Benjamin Flowers   This week, the Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) congratulated the Central Information Technology Office (CITO) on passing the ISO 27001 external audit from May 8-9.   CITO’s success marks the third time the office has passed the rigorous audit, which means that it maintains […]

Dangriga police searching for robbers turned killers
Crime

Dangriga police searching for robbers turned killers

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter Four robbers turned  killers  are on the run in Belize City after they killed a Good Samaritan, who had stopped to offer them assistance on the Coastal Road early Monday morning. On May 15, at 1:26 p.m., police visited the scene of a traffic accident […]