Editorial

Cycling – Michael Lewis wins New Year
Editorial / Sports

Cycling – Michael Lewis wins New Year

By William Ysaguirre Independent rider Michael Lewis completed the 90-mile ride from the Corozal Commercial Free Zone to Belize City in 3 hours 54 minutes flat. With his victory Lewis won the $2,000 first prize, a round trip ticket to the United States courtesy of American Airlines and a trophy. […]

Editorial / Social

Editorial (09.01.05)

On Tuesday this week the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry representing the business community of Belize and the National Trade Unions Congress of Belize, representing the Teachers, Public officers, Electrical and General workers unions found it necessary to write to the Prime Minister once more about the need for […]

Editorial / General / Social

Editorial (02.01.05)

Re-arrangement of the Cabinet which resulted in the resignations of Ministers Cordel Hyde and Eamon Courtenay and the departure of Tourism Minister Mark Espat from the Musa Cabinet was not the planned operation that it appears to be. And it would be a mistake to regard it as any kind […]

Crime / Editorial / General

Nudie photographer gets slap on the wrist

A Canadian man, whose penchant for photographing young women in the nude led to his arrest early last week, was given a slap on the wrist by Cayo Magistrate Linden Flowers, after he pleaded guilty to possession of nude pictures on Christmas eve. Arthur Wager, the 54-year-old alleged sexual predator, […]

Alleged murderer escapes police custody – who is responsible?
Crime / Editorial / Social

Alleged murderer escapes police custody – who is responsible?

A manhunt is on for 23-year-old Melvin Salazar of Santa Elena Town, Cayo, who escaped from police custody just three days after he allegedly chopped Ermindo Coca, 23, to death during the predawn hours of Thursday, December 16. According to police, constables #979 Daniel Teck, #541 Raymond Manzanero and #412 […]

Zetina picked to head Immigration
Editorial / General

Zetina picked to head Immigration

Home Affairs Minister Ralph Fonseca has hand-picked Jos? Carmen Zetina, Commissioner of Police, to be the new Chief of the scandal-scarred Department of Immigration and Naturalisation. Zetina was retired in 2003, re-hired on contract for one year and will once again be re-hired early in the new year. Garret Murillo, […]

Editorial / Social

Editorial (26.12.04)

It seems in retrospect an amazing development that a Jewish child, born more than two centuries ago in a remote village of Palestine should have such a profound influence on mankind. But upon reflection we realise that almost everything we know about God has come down to us through the […]

Editorial / General

Prosser will pay GOB, says spokesman, Davis

The question troubling Belizean telephone users of whether Innovative Communications Corporation (I.C.C.) would pay the U.S.$ 59 million it still owes the government of Belize for B.T.L. shares was answered by Jeffrey Prosser Lanny J. Davis was speaking with members of the Belizean print and radio media at a press […]

Editorial / General / Social

Editorial (19.12.04)

Editorial / Social

Editorial (12.12.04)

All indications are that there are two PUP factions in the House and Cabinet getting ready to wage cataclysmic war for leadership during a national convention planned for February 20, 2005. For the Group of Seven, the opportunity offers itself to create a new leadership of consensus by sweeping aside […]