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GOB must pay Southern Florida insists!

By Harry Lawrence – Publisher The United States District Court of South Flordida on Monday this week rejected a motion by the Belize Government to reduce its contempt fine, in force since March 31. District Judge Ursula Ungaro-Benages confirmed the penalties will remain at U.S. $50,000 a day until the […]

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B.D.F. crashes surveillance SUV

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter One of eight late model sports utility vehicles rented by the Belize Telecommunications Limited and issued to Belize’s security forces crashed on the Coastal Road around 8:00P.M. on Sunday last, May 1. The 1999, 4-door Chevy Tracker valued at over $20,000 was issued specifically […]

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U.B. Student President charged for protest actions

By Renee Trujillo – Staff Reporter last, April 20, to get around the city as the students staged a sit-in on the BelCan Bridge, making the bridge impassable for hours. U.B. student body president Moses Sulph was on Friday last, April 22, arraigned on charges of organising and taking part […]

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San Ignacio Mayor charged for assaulting a police officer

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter The mayor of the twin towns of San Ignacio and Santa Elena, Cayo District Alfonso Cruz (U.D.P.) was arraigned on Monday on charges of assaulting a police officer. He met bail of $700 and is expected in court on May 24, 2005. Cruz told […]

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Newspaper Editor punished for contempt

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter Alberto August, Editor of the Cayo Star Newspaper based in Santa Elena, Cayo District, found himself in police custody twice between Friday April 22 and Monday April 25. August was in police lock down on Friday last in San Ignacio after police searched his […]

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Gunman to pay $15,000 for shooting neighbour in the eye

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter Alpheus Gillett, 31, of Biscayne Village in the Belize Rural, has been found guilty of maim. He has been ordered by the Court to pay his long time neighbour Lorenzo Smith, $15,000 in compensation plus $10,000 Court cost for shooting him in the left […]

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BTL union says Musa must go!

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Quash the contract! Belize Printers Association petitions Court

By Harry Lawrence – Publisher Solicitor General Elson Kaseke dropped a bombshell in the Supreme Court on Wednesday afternoon when he called the Court The disclosure came at the end of Government

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Human trafficking – new form of slavery in Belize

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Two held for fake residency cards

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter A Benque Viejo man and a Salvadoran woman have been arrested for possession of forged Belizean permanent residency cards. Thirty-seven-year-old Roberto Armando Vaquero was released on a $5,000 bond after appearing in the San Ignacio Magistrate