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Business Hamanasi selected as Finalist for Eco-Excellence Awards

Hamanasi selected as Finalist for Eco-Excellence Awards

By Julia Arzu Hamanasi Adventure and Dive Resort, located in Hopkins, was selected as a finalist in the Travel Category for the NCW Magazine’s 2016 Eco-Excellence Award. The Eco-Excellence Awards, now in its sixth edition, is the only of its kind award to recognize excellence in social and environmental sustainability […]

Crime Five men remanded for beheading Dangriga pastor

Five men remanded for beheading Dangriga pastor

By Benjamin Flowers Five men were remanded to the Belize Central Prison this week for the grotesque decapitation of Dangriga pastor, Llewellyn Lucas. Chief Magistrate Ann Marie Williams remanded Belmopan businessman William Mason, along with Ernest Castillo, Keron Fernandez, Ashton Vanegas, and Terence Fernandez, until September 7, on charges of: […]

Editorial Editorial

Editorial

People of Southside Belize have welcomed the idea of Assistant Police Commissioner Chester Williams to install night vision cameras in strategic locations of high crime activity in southside Belize City to put a lid on street crime and gangland activity. We applaud this new initiative, and we thank the American […]

General

Businessman shot dead at his bar

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A businessman was shot dead at his bar on Friday night. The incident haopened at mile 21 on the Philip Goldson highway. Police have released preliminary information stating that Nathan Underwood was shot at Nate’s Cool Spot. In a separate incident, Rosaline Milligan was also […]

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General / Weekend News

Businessman shot dead at his bar

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A businessman was shot dead at his bar on Friday night. The incident haopened at mile 21 on the Philip Goldson highway. Police have released preliminary information stating that Nathan Underwood was shot at Nate’s Cool Spot. In a separate incident, Rosaline Milligan was also […]

Macro of mosquito sucking blood close up on the human skin. Mosquito is carrier of Malaria Encephalitis Dengue and Zika virus
General / Weekend News

Medical experts predict Zika virus will be around for a few more years

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Experts from the Medical Research Council Centre for Outbreak Analysis and Modelling at Imperial College in London say the Zika virus isn’t going to subside for a few years. The scientists say the epidemic is likely to spread for two to three more years, and […]

Meteorologist says dust clouds in Sahara preventing storm formation
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Meteorologist says dust clouds in Sahara preventing storm formation

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A meteorologist with AccuWeather says dust from the Sahara is the reason why there has been inactivity in the Atlantic since Hurricane Danielle formed on June 20. Dust from the Sahara are being spun up in huge clouds by an unusually strong high-pressure system in […]

General / Weekend News

Dispute leads to stabbing; two detained

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Belize City police have detained two persons in connection with a stabbing on Friday night. Police say that at around 11:15 p.m., Gilroy Smith, 30, a resident of Freetown Road, suffered a stab wound to the back of the right hand during an argument with […]

Police find body with stab wounds in Orange Walk
General / Weekend News

Police find body with stab wounds in Orange Walk

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Orange Walk police are investigating the circumstances of a body found this morning. Preliminary information is that the body had what appeared to be multiple stab wounds. The victim has not yet been identified and police investigations continue.

Miss Belize franchise names 16 delegates for upcoming pageant
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Miss Belize franchise names 16 delegates for upcoming pageant

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor After almost 10 years of dormancy, the Miss Belize franchise has named 16 delegates for the upcoming pageant in September. The young women will compete on September 10, to become Belize’s fairest lady to represent us at the most covetted beauty pageant in the world […]

Citizenship programs in the Caribbean attractive to investors
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Citizenship programs in the Caribbean attractive to investors

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The economist points out that if the UK pursues an exit from the EU in keeping with the Brexit referendum results, there may be what she terms “implications” for travel and visa requirements for Citizenship-by-Investment passport holders, to the Schengen zone in particular. In general, […]

Chester trying to solve south side crime with digital cams; asks US embassy and IDB to assist
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Chester trying to solve south side crime with digital cams; asks US embassy and IDB to assist

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The streets of Belize City’s south side, plagued by gun violence and other crimes for the better part of 20 years, should see some improvement with the installation of new surveillance cameras in the coming months. Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Chester Williams sent proposals […]

Brads applies for change of venue for Boledo and Lottery draw
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Brads applies for change of venue for Boledo and Lottery draw

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The Administrator of Brads Gaming, Kim Chee, has applied to the Lotteries Committee to change the venue of the live drawings of the nightly Boledo and the Sunday Lottery draw from the Public Building to Brads offices at the foot of the Belcan Bridge. This […]

Hamanasi selected as Finalist for Eco-Excellence Awards
Business

Hamanasi selected as Finalist for Eco-Excellence Awards

By Julia Arzu Hamanasi Adventure and Dive Resort, located in Hopkins, was selected as a finalist in the Travel Category for the NCW Magazine’s 2016 Eco-Excellence Award. The Eco-Excellence Awards, now in its sixth edition, is the only of its kind award to recognize excellence in social and environmental sustainability […]