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Business Mandamus application fails! Flawed procedure causes abrupt dismissal

Mandamus application fails! Flawed procedure causes abrupt dismissal

A procedural mistake made in the filing of an Order of Mandamus by Counsel, Audrey Matura-Shepherd on behalf of the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association has caused the motion to fail in the Supreme Court. The petition asked the Supreme Court to direct the Sugar Industry Control Board to intervene […]

Crime Police say shooting incidents unrelated

Police say shooting incidents unrelated

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter Police say Belize City residents have no need to panic as the recent spike in gun violence this week are all unrelated and isolated incidents. According to Superintendent David Chi, officer in charge of Precinct 1, police have no reason to believe that the […]

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Editorial

No one really believes that the air traffic controllers who were scheduled to turn up for work last Saturday had suddenly become disabled by illness. Some of these disabled officers were seen the night before in apparent good health, and they showed up for work on Sunday with no apparent […]

General Group detained by Guatemalans arrive home

Group detained by Guatemalans arrive home

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter A group of 37 Belizeans who were detained by Guatemalan officials on Saturday have arrived back on Belizean soil. The boat carrying the group of Belize Territorial Volunteers (BTV) arrived at the Punta Gorda port just before 11a.m. Sunday escorted by Guatemalan coast guard. […]

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Group detained by Guatemalans arrive home
Controversy / General / Weekend News

Group detained by Guatemalans arrive home

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter A group of 37 Belizeans who were detained by Guatemalan officials on Saturday have arrived back on Belizean soil. The boat carrying the group of Belize Territorial Volunteers (BTV) arrived at the Punta Gorda port just before 11a.m. Sunday escorted by Guatemalan coast guard. […]

General / Weekend News

Artists take over Albert Street

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter Artists converged on Albert Street for the fifth annual Street Arts Festival on Saturday. According to Karen Vernon, theatre director of the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts and Street Art Festival organizer the event has grown and expanded over the years. Vernon said […]

Belizeans released from Guatemalan custody
Controversy / General / Weekend News

Belizeans released from Guatemalan custody

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter A group of 37 Belizeans from the Belize Territorial Volunteers (BTV) who were detained by Guatemalan authorites have been released. According to Colonel George Lovell, CEO in the Ministry of National Security the Belizeans who were detained were released after swift action from the […]

40 Belizeans detained by Guatemalan military
General / Weekend News

40 Belizeans detained by Guatemalan military

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter A group of about 40 Belizeans including women and children from the Belize Territorial Volunteers (BTV) have been intercepted by Guatemalan military and are being held at a Guatemalan military base. According to George Lovell, CEO in the Ministry of National Security the Ministry […]

General / Weekend News

Belize to receive 2nd visit from MESICIC

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter Belize is scheduled to receive its second visit from the Organization of American States (OAS) Mechanism for Follow-up on the Implementation of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption (MESICIC) later this year According to the OAS, Belize has provided its written consent accepting the visit, […]

Penner egged by protesters while leaving appeal hearing
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Penner egged by protesters while leaving appeal hearing

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter Former Minister of State in the Ministry of Immigration, Elvin Penner was egged by protesters as he left an appeal hearing at the Supreme Court on Friday morning. As Penner exited the court, a group people who stood among the People’s United Party supporters […]

Police say shooting incidents unrelated
Crime / General / Weekend News

Police say shooting incidents unrelated

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter Police say Belize City residents have no need to panic as the recent spike in gun violence this week are all unrelated and isolated incidents. According to Superintendent David Chi, officer in charge of Precinct 1, police have no reason to believe that the […]

Marijuana committee recommends decriminalizing up to 10 grams
Controversy / Social / Weekend News

Marijuana committee recommends decriminalizing up to 10 grams

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter The Committee on the Decriminalizing of Marijuana has recommended to the government that no penalties be brought against anyone found with up to 10 grams of marijuana. The Committee presented their findings during a press briefing Friday morning and explained their analysis of the […]

Taiwan’s Chou Ta-Kuan Foundation gives Pallotti High- 100 recorders
General

Taiwan’s Chou Ta-Kuan Foundation gives Pallotti High- 100 recorders

The 175 music students at Pallotti High School got a major boost to their music studies through the gift of 100 soprano recorders, a $4,000 value, from the cancer-fighting non-governmental organization, the Chou, Ta-Kuan Foundation (CTKF) of the Republic of China (R.O.C.) on Taiwan. Taiwan’s Ambassador to Belize, H.E. Benjamin […]

Exotic caye resort burns in massive fire
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Exotic caye resort burns in massive fire

Half a million dollars went up in flames, as a fire burned a great portion of the Exotic Caye Resort in San Pedro Town. The 20-year-old resort, located on Coconut Drive, caught fire around 2:00 a.m. According to the business owner, he received a call at 3:30 in the morning […]