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Business Belize a sponsor in the 2016 World Responsible Tourism Awards

Belize a sponsor in the 2016 World Responsible Tourism Awards

By Benjamin Flowers Belize is sponsoring the overall winner of the 2016 Responsible Tourism Awards. The award ceremony, organized by the organization Responsible Travel, is geared towards organizing tourism initiatives, be they niche to mainstream, in such a way that they preserve respects and benefits destinations and local people. There […]

Crime

Eleven-year-old found hanging in his room

By Julia Arzu An 11-year-old boy was found hanging from the ceiling of his room in Orange Walk Town on Tuesday night. According to what the boy’s uncle told police, he went out and left the 11-year-old home alone along with his four year old brother. When he got home […]

Editorial Editorial

Editorial

It was Francis Cardinal George, Archbishop of Chicago, who in a speech dedicating the new Ave Maria School of Law in 2002 rationalized the relationship between law and culture. “Culture,” he said, is the world which people in a given society make, by what they do and why they do […]

General BNTU Orange Walk branch calls emergency meeting for Monday

BNTU Orange Walk branch calls emergency meeting for Monday

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The Belize National Teachers Union (BNTU) Orange Walk branch has called an emergency meeting with all its members for Monday, August 22nd. The purpose of the assembly is to discuss the Government’s decision to delay the salary adjustment it had promised and had delivered on […]

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BNTU Orange Walk branch calls emergency meeting for Monday
General / Weekend News

BNTU Orange Walk branch calls emergency meeting for Monday

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The Belize National Teachers Union (BNTU) Orange Walk branch has called an emergency meeting with all its members for Monday, August 22nd. The purpose of the assembly is to discuss the Government’s decision to delay the salary adjustment it had promised and had delivered on […]

Man and woman injured in motorcycle RTA
General / Weekend News

Man and woman injured in motorcycle RTA

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A man and a woman were injured in a motorcycle accident on Princess Margaret Drive Sunday morning. The incident occurred before 6:00 a.m., and involved a Ninja bike that crashed into the cement fence near the Princess Hotel and Casino. While both persons were injured, […]

Investigation underway to determine how mechanic was crushed to death at Tower Hill
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Investigation underway to determine how mechanic was crushed to death at Tower Hill

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor An internal investigation will commence at BELCOGEN cogeneration plant at Tower Hill to determine how Ismael Jimenez Jr., 41, a mechanic at the facility was crushed to death Friday afternoon. Jimenez was trapped between two vehicles and suffered serious internal injuries. The mechanic’s co-workers freed […]

St. Vincent de Paul Society donates thousands of schoolbags to selected children
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St. Vincent de Paul Society donates thousands of schoolbags to selected children

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Thousands of schoolchildren will for the next few days benefit from donations of knapsacks with school supplies through the Saint Vincent de Paul Society’s 10th “Back to School” initiative. The Society’s more than 50 volunteers spent Saturday packing the schoolbags with exercise books, pencils, pens […]

Man loses life on Philip Goldson highway
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Man loses life on Philip Goldson highway

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A man lost his life on the Philip Goldson highway early Saturday morning. The incident happened when Lionel Villanueva was heading towards Belize City at around 3:30 in his vehicle, which began experiencing mechanical problems. The vehicle came to a complete stop in the road […]

US military and local firefighters simulate life-threatening training
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US military and local firefighters simulate life-threatening training

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A team of US military soldiers this week completed a five-day intense rescue training with close to 80 local firefighters. The purpose of the exercise was to hone the skills of the firefighters in life-threatening situations. To do this, the chief instructors simulated extreme scenarios […]

Bus crashes into shop at the terminal
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Bus crashes into shop at the terminal

By Benjamin Flowers Travelers and a shop owner at the bus terminal in Belize City had to run for their lives on Thursday evening as a Westline Bus drove unexpectedly through the security railing and into a shop. Eye witnesses say the incident happened shortly after 5:00 p.m. when the […]

Faber’s Government-issued SUV driven into the Caribbean Sea
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Faber’s Government-issued SUV driven into the Caribbean Sea

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police are investigating how the 2013 white Prado that the government assigned to Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber got from where he said he left it to where it was later found submerged in the Caribbean Sea Sunday night. Faber told reporters that between 5:30 […]

General

Mason’s wife gets bail

By Benjamin Flowers Melissa Ferguson, common-law wife of accused murderer William “Danny” Mason, is out on bail after being charged with conspiracy to commit kidnapping. Ferguson, a 51-year-old Canadian citizen, got bail of $12,000 and two surities from the Supreme Court on Monday afternoon. As a condition of her bail, […]

Foundation up for new Belize City Centre complete
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Foundation up for new Belize City Centre complete

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The structure that will be the old capital’s City Centre is taking shape, with the foundation of the facility now complete. Since the signing of the contract late last year, 477 piles were driven into the earth’s crust. Part of phase one of the project […]