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Business GOB will front CPBL $2 million of PetroCaribe funds

GOB will front CPBL $2 million of PetroCaribe funds

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The government of Belize, through the use of PetroCaribe funds, will front the Citrus Products of Belize Limited (CPBL) two million dollars for citrus farmers who have not been paid by the company to collect and cover their expenses. Prime Minister Dean Barrow made […]

Crime Mark Medina murdered on Iguana Street, taxi driver becomes casualty

Mark Medina murdered on Iguana Street, taxi driver becomes casualty

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter Reputed George Street insider, Mark “Wanka” Medina was shot and killed execution-style on Sunday morning in front of a residence on Iguana Street. The taxi driver who took him to the house, 55-year-old Egbert Hemmans, was also shot and later died. Superintendent Hilberto Romero, […]

Editorial

Editorial

There are only two commercial banks in Belize which have offshore operations. One is The Belize Bank International. The other is Atlantic Bank Limited. The United States’ fiscal policy is designed to go after those Americans who try to avoid payment of taxes by hiding their investments in overseas savings […]

General Family seeks public’s help to find loved one

Family seeks public’s help to find loved one

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter The family of 27-year-old Denfield Bowen is asking the public’s help in finding him. The family has made an official report and has taken to social media to help find Bowen, a stevedore of Plues Street, Belize City. Reports are that Bowen was last seen on […]

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Ministry of Education launches “Education Month”
Education / Weekend News

Ministry of Education launches “Education Month”

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter The Ministry of Education gathered with other education stakeholders on Sunday at the Ramada Belize City Princess, to officially launch Education Month. The initiative is the first of its kind, having evolved from the traditional Education Week and then the two week celebration called, Education […]

Family seeks public’s help to find loved one
General / Weekend News

Family seeks public’s help to find loved one

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter The family of 27-year-old Denfield Bowen is asking the public’s help in finding him. The family has made an official report and has taken to social media to help find Bowen, a stevedore of Plues Street, Belize City. Reports are that Bowen was last seen on […]

Inflation remains in negative for first quarter 2015
General / Social / Weekend News

Inflation remains in negative for first quarter 2015

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter The cost of living has been incrementally decreasing since the first quarter of 2015, according to the statistical Institute of Belize. The SIB’s latest instalment of the consumer price index, which measures the price change of various goods, services and amenities, shows that for the […]

General / Weekend News

CCRIF SPC giving opportunities to Belizean environmentalists

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter Belizean environmentalists have until May 25 to take advantage of the grant funding and internship opportunities being offered by CCRIF SPC, (formerly the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility). The organization is calling for applicants from Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries and CCRIF member countries that either […]

General / Weekend News

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter Belizean environmentalists have until May 25 to take advantage of the grant funding and internship opportunities being offered by CCRIF SPC, (formerly the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility). The organization is calling for applicants from Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries and CCRIF member countries that either […]

Belize preparing for 104 conference of the ILO
General / Weekend News

Belize preparing for 104 conference of the ILO

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter Belize is preparing to send representation to the 104 meeting of the International Labour Organization, according to the Labour Department. Paulette Wagner, deputy labour commissioner, explained that the annual conference is held in Geneva, Switzerland, at either the end of May or the beginning of […]

Citco labours for Belize
General / Weekend News

Citco labours for Belize

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter On Friday, the Belize City Council held its fourth annual “Labour for Belize” community service drive, to foster good community relations and give some upliftment to the city. The initiative, which calls on citizens to volunteer their time on Labour Day to collaborate on various […]

Lake I women train in self-defence
General / Weekend News

Lake I women train in self-defence

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter Today, 25 women walk the streets feeling safer, having completed a self-defence training course in collaboration with the Belize Police Department. Members of the Alovera Neighbourhood Watch Committee received certificates of completion kn Friday at a ceremony at the Samuel Haynes Institute of Excellence, having […]

Former Belize City mayor believed to have committed suicide on the eve of his birthday
Breaking News / General / Uncategorized / Weekend News

Former Belize City mayor believed to have committed suicide on the eve of his birthday

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter Former Belize City mayor, William Henry Fonseca, better known as David was found dead on Friday on the eve of his birthday. Fonseca was found in his home in the afternoon with a fatal gunshot wound and is believed to have committed suicide. His body […]

Mark Medina murdered on Iguana Street, taxi driver becomes casualty
Crime

Mark Medina murdered on Iguana Street, taxi driver becomes casualty

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter Reputed George Street insider, Mark “Wanka” Medina was shot and killed execution-style on Sunday morning in front of a residence on Iguana Street. The taxi driver who took him to the house, 55-year-old Egbert Hemmans, was also shot and later died. Superintendent Hilberto Romero, […]