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Business Taiwan waives visa restrictions for friendly nations

Taiwan waives visa restrictions for friendly nations

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter In a move to solidify its relationship with Caribbean allies, the Republic of China (Taiwan) announced this week that it would relax visa restrictions for 10 friendly nations. Residents of Belize, the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent and […]

Crime Teen boy executed in San Pedro Town

Teen boy executed in San Pedro Town

By Michelle Sutherland. San Pedro police are investigating the murder of 16-year-old Julian Tun who was executed on Saturday night just hours after he arrived on the island to visit a female friend. Around 11:00 p.m on July 8, multiple shots rang out on Sea Grapes Drive in front of […]

Editorial Editorial

Editorial

In our last week’s Editorial we did not intend to infer that the Ministry of Education was not doing a good job in educating the young men and women entrusted to its care. We said what we intended to say: that the Ministry has not been able to improve the […]

General

Vehicle collision in Corozal kills passenger

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter A traffic accident on the San Victor road in Corozal has resulted in the death of a Stann Creek resident. At around 7:40 p.m., on Saturday, police responded to the scene of a traffic accident, where they observed a blue two-door Mazda pickup on the […]

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General / Weekend News

Vehicle collision in Corozal kills passenger

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter A traffic accident on the San Victor road in Corozal has resulted in the death of a Stann Creek resident. At around 7:40 p.m., on Saturday, police responded to the scene of a traffic accident, where they observed a blue two-door Mazda pickup on the […]

Traffic mishap between bus and pickup leaves two injured
General / Weekend News

Traffic mishap between bus and pickup leaves two injured

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter A traffic mishap at the junction of the More Tomorrow road on the George Price Highway, between a James bus and a pickup truck has left a couple from More Tomorrow village recovering from serious injuries. At around 4:48 p.m., on July 15, 47-year-old Marcelino […]

US teen dies in road fatality
General / Weekend News

US teen dies in road fatality

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter A traffic accident at midday today in the Stann Creek district has claimed the life of an 18-year-old US citizen. According to the Police Press Office, Devin Robert Merriell died at the scene of injuries he sustained during a road collision at the Bocawina junction. […]

Contraband caught before reaching Belize City
General / Weekend News

Contraband caught before reaching Belize City

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter A joint operation by the Mobile Interdiction Team (MIT) and police officers from Precinct III proved successful in the confiscation of a variety of contraband cigarettes and whiskey before they reached Belize City. Police received a tip and they and MIT personnel apprehended Alfred Edward […]

Teacher jailed for having sex with student
General / Weekend News

Teacher jailed for having sex with student

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter A teacher was remanded to the Hattieville prison on a charge of having ‘unlawful sexual intercourse’ with a 15 year-old student. The teacher is Eric Mazin, 24, who teaches at Mopan Technical high school in Benque Viejo del Carmen, Cayo. San Ignacio police have been […]

Toddler drowns in pit latrine
General / Weekend News

Toddler drowns in pit latrine

By Michelle Sutherlamd, Staff Reporter A baby of the Maya Mopan area, Belmopan fell into an outdoor pit latrine and drowned. The incident happened shortly before 5:30 p.m., on Thursday, when the little girl, 17-month-old Teresa Coy went missing. Her mother, Teresa Teul, 26, told police that the baby was […]

Man shot 7 weeks ago dies
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Man shot 7 weeks ago dies

By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter A man who was shot in the head over seven weeks ago has died of the gunshot injury. 23-year-old Hammon Lemoth, a barber, succumed on Thursday morning. Lemoth was cutting a client’s hair inside One Love barber shop on Central American Boulevard on May 23, […]

Taiwan waives visa restrictions for friendly nations
Business

Taiwan waives visa restrictions for friendly nations

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter In a move to solidify its relationship with Caribbean allies, the Republic of China (Taiwan) announced this week that it would relax visa restrictions for 10 friendly nations. Residents of Belize, the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent and […]

CARICOM supports Belize against Guatemala at Heads of Government conference
Business

CARICOM supports Belize against Guatemala at Heads of Government conference

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Belize received unanimous support from leaders from throughout the Caribbean community (CARICOM) who attended the 38th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) in St George’s, Grenada last week. The CARICOM leaders reiterated their support for the sovereignty, […]

BECOL breaks ground for new headquarters
Business

BECOL breaks ground for new headquarters

By Michelle Sutherland An official ground breaking ceremony was held last Thursday at the Xuana Vista Estate at mile 69 on the George Price highway to mark the site of the future headquarters of the Belize Electric Company Ltd. (BECOL). The hydroelectric company’s headquarter building is at the design stage […]