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Business Foreign Affairs CEO new Ambassador to Guatemala

Foreign Affairs CEO new Ambassador to Guatemala

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter Prime Minister Hon. Dean Barrow has appointed Belize’s new Ambassador to Guatemala. Barrow announced at a press conference on Wednesday that former Chief Executive Officer in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Alexis Rosado, was appointed to the post. Barrow could not give a definitive time […]

Crime Two men killed when motor cycle crashes into truck

Two men killed when motor cycle crashes into truck

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter Two men travelling on a motor cycle on the Phillip Goldson Highway were killed while on their way to Ladyville near mile six after a collision with a pickup truck. According to Assistant Superintendent Chris Noble, Rural Executive Officer 31-year-old Duane Pelayo Jr. and […]

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Three features distinguish the current Hamas offensive against Israel from previous offensives. 1. Hamas forces are better trained and are more disciplined than before. 2. Hamas forces are better supplied. They have short-range and longer range rockets provided by Iran. 3. They now have underground tunnels in which they can […]

General Will the US ask for Dr. Elrington’s extradition?

Will the US ask for Dr. Elrington’s extradition?

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Prime Minister Dean Barrow said that if US authorities requests the extradition of Dr. Errol Elrington, the brother of Minister of Foreign Affairs and Attorney General, Wilfred Elrington, Belize would not and could not do anything to stop it. While it is Elrington, in […]

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Will the US ask for Dr. Elrington’s extradition?
General

Will the US ask for Dr. Elrington’s extradition?

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Prime Minister Dean Barrow said that if US authorities requests the extradition of Dr. Errol Elrington, the brother of Minister of Foreign Affairs and Attorney General, Wilfred Elrington, Belize would not and could not do anything to stop it. While it is Elrington, in […]

Foreign Affairs CEO new Ambassador to Guatemala
Business

Foreign Affairs CEO new Ambassador to Guatemala

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter Prime Minister Hon. Dean Barrow has appointed Belize’s new Ambassador to Guatemala. Barrow announced at a press conference on Wednesday that former Chief Executive Officer in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Alexis Rosado, was appointed to the post. Barrow could not give a definitive time […]

PM on Penner/COLA’s new direction
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PM on Penner/COLA’s new direction

By Marion V. Ali The private prosecution against Elvin Penner, former Minister of State in Immigration, is over, after it was thrown out last week for lack of evidence, but the prosecution, headed by COLA, has up to August 14 to appeal the Magistrate’s decision. There is also the possibility […]

Two men killed when motor cycle crashes into truck
Crime

Two men killed when motor cycle crashes into truck

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter Two men travelling on a motor cycle on the Phillip Goldson Highway were killed while on their way to Ladyville near mile six after a collision with a pickup truck. According to Assistant Superintendent Chris Noble, Rural Executive Officer 31-year-old Duane Pelayo Jr. and […]

Police sting leads to arrest for Newtown Barrack fire
Crime

Police sting leads to arrest for Newtown Barrack fire

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter An MS-13 gang member was arrested and charged for last month’s arson at Kimmie’s Bar on Newtown Barracks after a sting operation by police led to a confession from the man who was initially detained for an unrelated crime. Hilberto Romero, head of Eastern […]

Trinidad, Haiti sign trade agreement
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Trinidad, Haiti sign trade agreement

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Haiti and Trinidad and Tobago Monday signed an energy agreement allowing the French Caribbean country to access products from several locally-owned energy companies including the National Petroleum (NP) Company at a cheaper rate than it presently does on the international market. Prime Minister Kamla […]

More than 300 arrested in quality- of- life crackdown
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More than 300 arrested in quality- of- life crackdown

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter Police have made some 325 arrests as a result of the crackdown on quality-of-life offences, which began three weeks ago, Senior Superintendent Edward Broaster, deputy OC of Eastern Division, said this week. According to Broaster the crackdown on bicycle offences, loitering and public drinking […]

Police confiscate trove of guns
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Police confiscate trove of guns

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter The Belize Police Department has taken nine guns off the street in the last week as a direct result of intelligence-led operations, according to Desiree Phillips, Eastern Division Commanding Officer.. According to Phillips, improved citizen cooperation and support have benefited the department and aided […]

Repairman killed on Victoria Street
Crime

Repairman killed on Victoria Street

By Alexis R. Milan Staff Reporter A 54-year-old repairman was shot and killed as he rode his bicycle on Victoria Street while heading home just after 11:00 p.m. on Monday. According to Superintendent Suzette Anderson, OC Precinct Three, Winston Whylie was shot once in the stomach as a gunman rode […]

Company scales back search as police intensify investigation of missing chairman
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Company scales back search as police intensify investigation of missing chairman

Police have intensified its investigation as Discovery Geophysical Services scaled back its search for Kevin ‘Ras’ Carcamo, 43, the Hattieville chairman. Assistant Superintendent of Police Christopher Noble confirmed to The Reporter this week that “police have detained several persons and have expanded the search”. Even with that and the input […]