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Default and devaluation dangerously close
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Default and devaluation dangerously close

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter Prime Minister Dean Barrow is in New York meeting with GOB’s financial advisors, currently in restructuring discussions with holders of the 2038 Bond, trying to finalize an agreement to avoid a default on the US $26.6 million Superbond payment due on Monday. Barrow’s departure underscores […]

Beloved Bishop O.P. passes
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Beloved Bishop O.P. passes

By Marion Ali Assistant Editor Belize’s first-born Bishop, Osmond Peter Martin (retired), passed away Thursday morning at his house in Dangriga. He had been ailing for a while, and had been suffering from a back injury for several years, which caused him to depend on his walking stick. Bishop Martin, […]

Shyne back with Popcaan collab
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Shyne back with Popcaan collab

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter Chart topping rapper Shyne Barrow has signalled his return to mainstream music with his latest feature on the remix to Popcaan’s 2016 hit “We still ah win”. Shyne explained that the remixed version of the song was released in Jamaica last week and has been […]

Year’s sixteenth murder
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Year’s sixteenth murder

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter A 21-year-old Belize City man of a Balan Street address was riddled with a hail of bullets as he walked along Western Avenue on Wednesday night. Police investigations have confirmed that on Wednesday night around 6:25 p.m., Jason Cortez was walking on Western Avenue when […]

Arbitration battle rages on
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Arbitration battle rages on

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter As GOB mounts a new legal battle in US courts, the UDP is calling for the ousting of the PUP’s Eamon Courtenay from the Senate on grounds that he put Belize in great economic danger by defending Michael Ashcroft’s enforcement of a US $50 million […]

La Ruta Maya race must go on
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La Ruta Maya race must go on

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter Despite concerns that the Haulover Creek may not be accessible in time for the annual La Ruta Maya river challenge, Environment Minister, Dr. Omar Figueroa says the race must go on. Figueroa told the Reporter that a team of personnel from various relevant ministries will […]

Belizean bombshell graces London  magazine cover
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Belizean bombshell graces London magazine cover

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter Draped in a velvet Marc Jacobs dress, Belizean blogger and beautician Joyjah Estrada, recently graced the cover of #LOVEME17 British Style magazine, photographed by famed reality star, Kendall Jenner. The 22-year-old Belizean beauty was chosen for a photo shoot with Jenner, the younger sister of […]

Gas prices up again!
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Gas prices up again!

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter Drivers countrywide can expect to spend more on fuel, after a price hike in all types of gasoline took effect this week. The price change, which took effect as of Thursday, February 1, sent Premium gasoline up 44 cents, pushing up the price to an […]

Gapi’s brother got 17 acres for $800?
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Gapi’s brother got 17 acres for $800?

By Marion Ali Assistant Editor The “hotbed of corruption” that Prime Minister Dean Barrow has described the Lands Department to be is living up to its name. More documents surfacing this week, suggest the former minister’s brother purchased crown lands for next to nothing. The documents show that on September […]

Senior immigration officer plays “pass the blame”
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Senior immigration officer plays “pass the blame”

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter The latest witness in the public inquiry into corruption at the Immigration and Nationality Department, blamed junior officers and Ministers of Government for the irregularities cited in the Auditor General’s Special Audit Report. Former Officer in Charge of the Nationality Section of the Department, Gordon […]