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Business Mexican innovators offer Belize trade opportunities

Mexican innovators offer Belize trade opportunities

Belizean businessmen got the opportunity to form trade partnerships with Mexican companies; when the Mexican Embassy hosteda trade delegation ofentrepreneurs and manufacturers’ representatives of seven companies from Merida, Yucatan and Cancun, Quintana Roo at the Institute of Mexico in Belize City on Thursday, April 27. Belize Water Services representatives were […]

Crime North American couple missing in Corozal

North American couple missing in Corozal

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter An American couple, who took up residency in the Corozal district, has mysteriously vanished since Tuesday night, leaving friends puzzled and worried about their safety. Francesca Matus, 52, a Canadian national of Serenity Sands, Consejo Road, Corozal and her boyfriend, 36-year-old American national, Drew Thomas […]

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The Senate Select Committee investigating irregularities in the Ministry and Department of Immigration with respect to visa and passport fraud continued its work this week after its brief Easter recess. The Senate Committee called back the elusive Mr. Middleton to ask him more about his activities in procuring visas and […]

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GOB to open 3 new preschools

By Benjamin Flowers   The Government of Belize in collaboration with the European Union, inaugurated three new preschools in northern Belize this week, giving over 150 children access to early childhood education.   On Tuesday, GOB held a single ceremony for the schools, which were opened in the Corozal and […]

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North American couple missing in Corozal
Crime

North American couple missing in Corozal

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter An American couple, who took up residency in the Corozal district, has mysteriously vanished since Tuesday night, leaving friends puzzled and worried about their safety. Francesca Matus, 52, a Canadian national of Serenity Sands, Consejo Road, Corozal and her boyfriend, 36-year-old American national, Drew Thomas […]

Dangriga court prescribes 12 years for man convicted of abduction and sodomy
Crime

Dangriga court prescribes 12 years for man convicted of abduction and sodomy

A jury of four men and five women  wrapped up a morbid five-day trial this week by convicting Robert Taylor of Dangriga of a vicious abduction at knifepoint and anal rape of a 25 year-old woman. Judge Denis Hanomansingh has sentenced him to 12 years on each count, but since  […]

Mexican innovators offer Belize trade opportunities
Business

Mexican innovators offer Belize trade opportunities

Belizean businessmen got the opportunity to form trade partnerships with Mexican companies; when the Mexican Embassy hosteda trade delegation ofentrepreneurs and manufacturers’ representatives of seven companies from Merida, Yucatan and Cancun, Quintana Roo at the Institute of Mexico in Belize City on Thursday, April 27. Belize Water Services representatives were […]

Police high command assures that rogue cops will be dealt with
Crime

Police high command assures that rogue cops will be dealt with

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor   The Belize Police Department has assured that it will deal with police officers who have been caught recently engaging in disreputable activity.  The assurance comes three weeks after three on-duty policemen and a special constable were found using the police mobile assigned to them […]

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GOB to open 3 new preschools

By Benjamin Flowers   The Government of Belize in collaboration with the European Union, inaugurated three new preschools in northern Belize this week, giving over 150 children access to early childhood education.   On Tuesday, GOB held a single ceremony for the schools, which were opened in the Corozal and […]

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No light bill increase in BEL’s latest proposal to PUC

By Benjamin Flowers   Belize Electricity Limited is not proposing any light bill increase for its latest submission to the Public Utilities Commission (PUC), under the Annual Tariff Review Proceeding (ARP).   In BEL’s submission, which covers the period he period July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018, the company […]

Famous Belizean model, lands modeling contract in London
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Famous Belizean model, lands modeling contract in London

By Michelle Sutherland   A young Belizean model, who has been featured in several international publications, is again making headlines after she landed a huge international modeling contract in London.   Twenty-two-year-old Joyjah Estrada recently announced via a Facebook post that she will be moving to London for the next […]

Editorial
Editorial

Editorial

The Senate Select Committee investigating irregularities in the Ministry and Department of Immigration with respect to visa and passport fraud continued its work this week after its brief Easter recess. The Senate Committee called back the elusive Mr. Middleton to ask him more about his activities in procuring visas and […]

Fuel prices go up; everything else follows!
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Fuel prices go up; everything else follows!

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter Businesses in Belize City are beginning to worry about the negative effects that increasing gas prices will have on their operations. The price of fuel in Belize saw its fourth increase in two months this week. This latest price hike sent regular fuel up by […]

Safety first for MoneyGram bandits
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Safety first for MoneyGram bandits

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter Two daring armed robbers, sporting helmets, walked into a MoneyGram International outlet inside Go Wireless Direct on West Collet Canal in Belize City during busy Thursday afternoon hours, and robbed it of an undetermined amount of money. The thieves escaped, but not before an eyewitness […]