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Integrity Commission named

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter After several months of delay for not having a chartered accountant, the Integrity Commission has finally been appointed by the Senate after government nominated Mr. Nestor Vasquez to fill the post. Prime Minister Dean Barrow selected Vasquez, who chairs the government-owned Belize Telemedia Limited, and […]

Crime No word on missing Gales Point resident after 11 days

No word on missing Gales Point resident after 11 days

Written By Michelle Sutherland A Gales Point Manatee man has been missing for 11 days and his family, who has been worried and desperately searching for him, now fears the worst. On Sunday November 20, Delroy Andrewin, 43, left his home around 9:00 a.m en route to his farm located […]

Editorial Editorial

Editorial

Since November this year we at the Reporter have counted ten criminal cases which have been nolli-prossed, that is to say, cases which were dismissed because material witnesses have chosen not to work with prosecuting authorities. Four of these cases were for murder. The other six were for various other […]

General Fidel Castro laid to rest

Fidel Castro laid to rest

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter Today, the Government of Cuba took the ashes of its revolutionary leader, Fidel Castro, to its final destination, the Santa Ifigenia cemetery in Santiago de Cuba. The interring of his ashes marks the end of a nine-day mourning period in Cuba, and the end of […]

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Fidel Castro laid to rest
General / Weekend News

Fidel Castro laid to rest

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter Today, the Government of Cuba took the ashes of its revolutionary leader, Fidel Castro, to its final destination, the Santa Ifigenia cemetery in Santiago de Cuba. The interring of his ashes marks the end of a nine-day mourning period in Cuba, and the end of […]

Homicide at the start of Christmas season
General / Weekend News

Homicide at the start of Christmas season

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter Only hours after residents gathered in harmony for the lighting of the Belize City Christmas Tree, one of those residents was gunned down. Police say Dale Tillett Sr., was on New Road, headed home at around 4 a.m., Saturday when he was fatally shot. Tillett, […]

Another condition linked to Zika virus
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Another condition linked to Zika virus

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter As research on the Zika virus epidemic continues, scientists have discovered that the virus can also cause another serious condition, glaucoma, in infants. Glaucoma is a condition that affects the nerves in the eyes, which deteriorates vision and may even result in blindness. Brazil, in […]

City Council brings in Christmas with tree lighting ceremony
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City Council brings in Christmas with tree lighting ceremony

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter The Belize City Council, marked the opening of the Christmas Season with its annual City Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, held at the Mule Park in Downtown Belize City on Friday night. More than 300 people gathered at the event, which was done in collaboration with […]

Ministry of Energy wraps up week-long Energy Forecasting workshop
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Ministry of Energy wraps up week-long Energy Forecasting workshop

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter The Ministry of Energy concluded a week-long workshop today in collaboration with the Latin American Energy Organization, OLADE for its acronym in Spanish. The workshop, held at the Radisson Fort George Hotel and Marina, gathered energy sector stakeholders such as the Ministry of Agriculture, Department […]

Business

Integrity Commission named

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter After several months of delay for not having a chartered accountant, the Integrity Commission has finally been appointed by the Senate after government nominated Mr. Nestor Vasquez to fill the post. Prime Minister Dean Barrow selected Vasquez, who chairs the government-owned Belize Telemedia Limited, and […]

Senate  divided on Guatemalan Special Agreement
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Senate divided on Guatemalan Special Agreement

By Marion Ali Assistant Editor The Senate, at its last Special Sitting for 2016, on Wednesday in Belmopan, did not ratify the Special Agreement between Belize and Guatemala, nor the Amendment to a Special Protocol, established 15 months ago. The two motions were the only ones of 13 presented that […]

Fire destroys Chateau Caribbean. Cause still undetermined!
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Fire destroys Chateau Caribbean. Cause still undetermined!

By William Ysaguirre Freelance Reporter One week after a massive inferno destroyed Belize’s iconic Chateau Caribbean, the Fire Department still has not determined the cause of the fire. A fire completely destroyed the major tourism landmark in the posh Fort Point neighborhood of Belize City’s northside early Sunday morning, November […]

Belize celebrates World AIDS Day 2016
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Belize celebrates World AIDS Day 2016

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter Several health sector organizations came together this week to commemorate World AIDS Day 2016. The National AIDS Commission (NAC) collaborated with entities such as the Ministry of Health, Diabetes Association of Belize, Kidney Association of Belize and the Health Education and Community Participation Bureau (HECOPAB), […]

Belikin launches 2016 calendar
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Belikin launches 2016 calendar

Belize has many beautiful women, and so beautiful as those who have graced the pages of the Belikincalenda, prompting admirers of all ages – male and female – to line up patiently to get their autographs from 10 beautiful models, when the Belikin Brewery launched its 2016 calendar at the […]