Crime / FrontPage

CITCO pays cronies handsomely for garbage collection

When the Belize City Council announced that it was privatising its garbage collection in August, the then Sanitation Manager, Lawrence Ellis told Reporter the Council found it necessary to do so because it had become cheaper for it to give the contract to private individuals. A Reporter investigation seems to […]

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Barrier Reef park proposal revisited

Reliable reports reaching Reporter out of Tuesday Cabinet has asked Fisheries Minister Michael

Crime / FrontPage / Social

Marine Reserve in Toledo gets $800,000 dev. grant

The Caribbean Environment Programme’s (CREP) has allocated some $800,000 for a project in Belize in the Port Honduras Marine Reserve and Payne’s Creek National Park. The work will include land and sea based improvements. The Caribbean Environment Programme’s (CREP) has allocated some $800,000 for a project in Belize in the […]

Crime / General

U.B. lecturer to face trial for $100,000 theft!

The former head of the Adult and Continuing Education pro-gramme at the University of Belize, Mohammed Kamruzz-aman, has been indicted to stand trial at the next sitting of the Supreme Court in January. He is accused of stealing more than $100,000 from the university during the sixteen months that he […]

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GOB bruk – No Income Tax refunds until 2005

The financially strapped Musa government, has been having problems since April to pay thousands of Belizean taxpayers the income tax refund owed to them, as a result of their having paid more than their share of taxes. Several employees of the Income Tax Department were reluctant to go on record […]

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Telephone shutdown due to damaged submarine cable

Belize Telecommunications Limited (B.T.L.), says that damage to underwater fibreoptic cables in Mexico and South America is to blame for the abrupt interruption of international direct telephone and Internet services on Friday last until Tuesday evening, November 30. Thousands of Belizeans and especially the business community, which relies so heavily […]

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Belizeans walk for AIDS awareness

Hundreds of concerned Belizeans, students and health workers participated in the Annual AIDS Walk though the streets of Belize City from the Constitution Park to the Memorial Park on World AIDS Day, Wednesday, December 1. AIDS Commission Technical Director Ruth Jaramillo welcomed the participants to a short ceremony at the […]

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BEL to buy bagasse energy

The Belize Electricity Limited and Belize Co-generation Energy Limited (BELCOGEN) have signed a power purchase agreement on Wednesday that should keep electricity rates from going up in the long run, despite possible increase in diesel prices.

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Belizeans celebrate Garifuna Settlement Day

Keep the Garifuna language and culture alive at home in our communities and world wide was the theme of this year Hardly a ripple stirred the surface of the Belize river, as if even the Almighty had ordained smooth sailing for the three boatloads of

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The United Democratic Party understands Jeffrey Prosser is in default with respect to the U.S.$57 million purchase price he was to have paid to the Government of Belize for the Carlisle shares in B.T.L. As a result of Prosser’s non-payment to government, government has in turn been unable to pay […]