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The special forensics report on the shooting and tragic death of 14 year old Julio Rene Alvarado Duarte in the Sapote area of the Chiquibul Forest on the evening of April 20, 2016 is in. It states conclusively that the child was not killed by any member of the BDF […]

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It was Francis Cardinal George, Archbishop of Chicago, who in a speech dedicating the new Ave Maria School of Law in 2002 rationalized the relationship between law and culture. “Culture,” he said, is the world which people in a given society make, by what they do and why they do […]

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Church leaders and their legal advisers will be pondering over this benchmark decision of the Supreme Courrt for a long time, and may even be contemplating an appeal. There is a lot to think about, but the first step is to understand what the judgement means. The ruling means that […]

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After years of planning and hard work the Santander Group, owners of the new sugar mill in Cayo, achieved success by exporting its first shipment of Belizean sugar – 6,250 tons of it, to Europe. The shipment is expected to arrive at the Port of Santander, named after the patriarch […]

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The cane farmers of Corozal and Orange Walk are fully justified in expecting the Belize Sugar Industries to bear the full loss, amounting to some $432,000, for molasses which became degraded due to super hot conditions inside a storage tank. The molasses became frothy on top and then began to […]

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People of Southside Belize have welcomed the idea of Assistant Police Commissioner Chester Williams to install night vision cameras in strategic locations of high crime activity in southside Belize City to put a lid on street crime and gangland activity. We applaud this new initiative, and we thank the American […]

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In recent weeks Oceana Belize has been engaged in a vigorous campaign to end all forms of gill net fishing in Belize. This is the most important problem facing Belizean fisheries today and we hope that our new Minister of Agriculture, who has shown himself to be energetic and conscientious, […]

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When in 1981 Belize finally achieved her independence, it marked the beginning of a tortuous journey. Britain was not prepared to give Belize a defence guarantee, and we all knew from experience that Guatemala would not abandon her claim and go silently into the night. Moreover Belize suffered from a […]

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The history of Belize Telemedia Limited is the history of a company with wonderful potential, but exploited and run down by rapacious people who have no love for Belize. The first thing that went wrong occurred when Prime Minister Said Musa took over the reins of government. He allowed various […]

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The Reporter admits that it made a mistake when in its editorial of June 26 it said that “a good portion, maybe as much as one half of this island is on the Guatemalan side of the center line. This means that Belize cannot justify a claim to the whole […]