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Business BNE launches fund to assist Belizean entrepreneurs

BNE launches fund to assist Belizean entrepreneurs

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The Belize Natural Energy (BNE) Charitable Trust launched the first phase of an Empowerment Fund aimed at providing Belizean entrepreneurs the opportunity to finance viable business plans. The first phase of the Empowerment Fund is being rolled out through La Inmaculada Credit Union Limited […]

Crime Suspected police murderer caught

Suspected police murderer caught

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter A suspected police murderer who was on the run since last December is in police custody. Oscar Perez Hernandez, a labourer of Trial Farm Village, Orange Walk, was nabbed during a police operation on Wednesday afternoon in Little Belize, Corozal. He is due in […]

Editorial

Two senior students, 16-year-old Anahi Zepeda and 17-year-old Edgar Pook of Escuela Secundaria Mexico died by drowning last week when an unexpected surge in the river swept them away. Edgar jumped in to save the Anahi, who did not know how to swim. Both perished as the unrelenting stream carried […]

General PUP considers filing motion to hold Compol in contempt

PUP considers filing motion to hold Compol in contempt

By Marion Ali Staff Reporter The People’s United Party is contemplating filing another motion in the Supreme Court asking the Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin to consider whether or not the Commissioner of Police Allen Whylie can be held in contempt of court. While the PUP, at a press conference on […]

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Health

By Alexis R. Milan The Kidney Association of Belize organized and held its fourth annual health fair today to promote kidney and health awareness. This came with support from other organizations that promote similar causes. President of the Kidney Association of Belize, Ruby Nicholas told The Reporter that it’s very […]

World

World Bank: Caribbean economies “holding steady”

The World Bank says that Caribbean and Latin America have been holding steady, despite tighter external condition. This week the Washington-based financial institution said while international investors shift their focus back to advanced economies, particularly the United States, as a result of monetary policy normalization, emerging economies face much tighter […]

BNE launches fund to assist Belizean entrepreneurs
Business

BNE launches fund to assist Belizean entrepreneurs

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The Belize Natural Energy (BNE) Charitable Trust launched the first phase of an Empowerment Fund aimed at providing Belizean entrepreneurs the opportunity to finance viable business plans. The first phase of the Empowerment Fund is being rolled out through La Inmaculada Credit Union Limited […]

Suspected police murderer caught
Crime

Suspected police murderer caught

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter A suspected police murderer who was on the run since last December is in police custody. Oscar Perez Hernandez, a labourer of Trial Farm Village, Orange Walk, was nabbed during a police operation on Wednesday afternoon in Little Belize, Corozal. He is due in […]

Business

BML director criticizes Mayor for investing in “capital projects”

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter The Managing Director of Belize Maintenance Limited, BML, Lawrence Ellis, has accused Belize City Mayor Darrell Bradley of investing in projects that the City Council has no mandate or obligation to spend on. Ellis, whose company is owed at least seven weeks payment from […]

PUP considers filing motion to hold Compol in contempt
General

PUP considers filing motion to hold Compol in contempt

By Marion Ali Staff Reporter The People’s United Party is contemplating filing another motion in the Supreme Court asking the Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin to consider whether or not the Commissioner of Police Allen Whylie can be held in contempt of court. While the PUP, at a press conference on […]

BTL workers pressure management on pay with silent protest
General

BTL workers pressure management on pay with silent protest

By Aaron Humes FreelanceReporter BELIZE CITY, Fri. Apr. 4th, 2014. In advance of continued negotiations between the Belize Communication Workers’ Union (BCWU) and the executive board of Belize Telemedia Limited (BTL) this coming week, employees on Friday staged two silent one-minute protests at all offices of the state-owned telecom company. […]

Teachers who led school trip could face sanctions for drownings
General

Teachers who led school trip could face sanctions for drownings

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter The Ministry of Education is investigating the circumstances that led to the drowning deaths of two fourth form students of Escuela Secundaria Technica Mexico, which occurred in San Ignacio Town last week Friday. The two students, including the school’s valedictorian, Edgar Pook, 17, and […]

World

Venezuela president and opposition agree to formal talks

The Venezuelan government and a coalition of opposition parties have agreed to enter into “formal talks” to end weeks of anti-government protests. At least 39 people, both opponents and supporters of the government, have died in protest-related violence. Venezuelan Vice-President Jorge Arreaza said the two sides had agreed to hold […]

World

US contractor on hunger strike in Cuban jail

A US contractor who has been in jail in Cuba for more than four years has gone on hunger strike, his lawyer says. Alan Gross, 64, said he began fasting on Thursday to protest his treatment by both the Cuban and US governments. Mr Gross is serving a 15-year prison […]