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Business Fonseca says Saldivar will remain out of the PUP at this time

Fonseca says Saldivar will remain out of the PUP at this time

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter PUP Leader, Francis Fonseca, says that his party’s decision to oust the party’s Belize Rural North standard bearer, Arthur Saldivar, remains intact, despite what Saldivar says. Fonseca told reporters last Friday that Saldivar “can desire to do what he wants, but…when the party speaks […]

Crime Man shot early Saturday

Man shot early Saturday

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter Joseph DeBride. 31, was shot three times around 1:30 a.m. on Saturday as he walked along Currasao Street near the corner with Gibnut Street toward the direction of his home. According to Sheryl DeBride, the sister of the victim daid that her brother was […]

Editorial

A man was killed in Orange Walk Town, crushed under the wheels of a carnival float last Sunday during the Orange Walk Independence Day road march. Reports say the owners of the float were handing out small sample flasks of rum, and there was a crush of people around the […]

General Belize City to become more child-friendly

Belize City to become more child-friendly

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter Belize City Mayor Darrell Bradley and Minister of Local Government, Godwin Hulse signed a document on Friday as part of a United Nations Children’sFund (UNICEF) program called the Sustainable and Child Friendly Municipality Initiative geared toward addressing issues affecting children in different municipalities across […]

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ISIS refineries under attack
Weekend News / World

ISIS refineries under attack

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter ISIS targets in Syria and Iraq have come under attack by U.S. and ally military forces. Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates assisted with attacks in Syria on Saturday and Sunday, including two near Dayr ar Zawr that destroyed an ISIS tank. In Iraq, […]

PUP endorses Dorla Vaughan for Mesop; Yolanda Schakron for Mayor
Politics / Weekend News

PUP endorses Dorla Vaughan for Mesop; Yolanda Schakron for Mayor

By Alexis R. Milan? Staff Reporter The People’s United Party (PUP), endorsed Dorla Vaughan as their area representative for the Mesopotamia Division and announced that Yolanda Schakron will represent the party in the next Belize City municipal election. PUP Leader, Francis Fonseca said he was proud to endorse Vaughan as […]

All Saints holds furniture drive
Social / Weekend News

All Saints holds furniture drive

By Alexis R Milan, Staff Reporter All Saints Primary School held a fund raising event on Saturday, the proceeds of which, are meant to provide furniture for the school’s new According to Rae Young, Lower Division vice principal at All Saints Primary, the school set up points in front of […]

Man shot early Saturday
Crime / Weekend News

Man shot early Saturday

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter Joseph DeBride. 31, was shot three times around 1:30 a.m. on Saturday as he walked along Currasao Street near the corner with Gibnut Street toward the direction of his home. According to Sheryl DeBride, the sister of the victim daid that her brother was […]

Vatican replaces bishop accused of protecting priest involved in sexual crime
Weekend News / World

Vatican replaces bishop accused of protecting priest involved in sexual crime

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Monsignor Rogelio Livieres Plano”, has been replaced as bishop of Ciudad del Este. Pope Francis got rid of the Paraguayan bishop who has been accused of protecting a priest suspected of sexually abusing young parishioners. This is the second time in a week that Pope […]

Belize City to become more child-friendly
General / Weekend News

Belize City to become more child-friendly

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter Belize City Mayor Darrell Bradley and Minister of Local Government, Godwin Hulse signed a document on Friday as part of a United Nations Children’sFund (UNICEF) program called the Sustainable and Child Friendly Municipality Initiative geared toward addressing issues affecting children in different municipalities across […]

Eight bodies retrieved following boating accident in Paraguay/Brazil
Weekend News / World

Eight bodies retrieved following boating accident in Paraguay/Brazil

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter The bodies of eight people have been retrieved from the River Paraguay where a boat capsized during a storm on Wednesday. The Paraguayan vessel, Dream of the Pantanal, was carrying 11 Paraguayan crew and 16 Brazilian tourists. Thirteen others had managed to swim ashore but […]

Fonseca says Saldivar will remain out of the PUP at this time
Business

Fonseca says Saldivar will remain out of the PUP at this time

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter PUP Leader, Francis Fonseca, says that his party’s decision to oust the party’s Belize Rural North standard bearer, Arthur Saldivar, remains intact, despite what Saldivar says. Fonseca told reporters last Friday that Saldivar “can desire to do what he wants, but…when the party speaks […]

General

GSU boss accused of mistreatment; comes under investigation; sues media houses

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Inspector Mark Flowers, Commander of the Gang Suppression Unit (GSU) says he is taking legal action against three media houses following their reports of an alleged incident in which he claims his name and his reputation have been tarnished. The reports by 7News, News5 […]

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PAHO submits report on Ebola virus and Chikungunya to OAS

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) submitted reports this week to the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) on the outbreak of the Ebola virus and Chikungunya. PAHO Director Carissa Ettienne and Director of Communicable Diseases and Health Analysis Marcos Espinal made […]