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Fishermen catch depicts Tiger Shark (possibly pregnant), an illegal Nurse Shark in the background (fully protected under the Belize Fisheries Act), and two endangered Hammerhead Sharks.
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Shark fishing causes outrage on social media

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter Pictures showing two men posing with dead sharks caught in Southern Belize this week caused outrage and condemnation by citizens as well as several non-governmental organizations, who called on the relevant authorities to step in and address the issue. Mar Alliance was the first to […]

PARK AND WALK
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PARK AND WALK

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter Only two weeks after the price per gallon of Regular fuel went down by 16 cents, the price has shot back up by 27 cents at midnight on Thursday for the 14th adjustment of fuel prices for 2017. The news comes on the heels of […]

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Chinese men busted with fake nationality documents

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter The Belize Police Department is teaming up with the Social Security Board and the Immigration Department in a joint investigation of how a Chinese national ended up with a fraudulent nationality certificate this week. Officer Commanding the Police Criminal Investigations Branch (CIB), Alejandro Cowo, explained […]

Indian fugitives accuse former boss of human trafficking
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Indian fugitives accuse former boss of human trafficking

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter The Police and Social Services departments are carrying out an investigation after two fugitive Indian nationals accused a prominent businessman of human trafficking, after they allegedly stole his SUV and $60,000 in cash and fled to Mexico, where they were busted and returned to Belize. […]

More BEL linemen dispatched to British  Virgin Islands for hurricane relief
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More BEL linemen dispatched to British Virgin Islands for hurricane relief

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter Belize Electricity Limited dispatched a second team of linemen to the British Virgin Islands (BVI) this week to assist with restoring power after Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The team of five linemen, Wayne Lewis, Gregory Kerr, Manuel Lopez, Paul McCalla and George Neal, left Belize […]

Businessman fined $2,000 for keeping raccoons
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Businessman fined $2,000 for keeping raccoons

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter A businessman from Caye Caulker was stuck with a monetary fine at the San Pedro Magistrate Court on Tuesday, after he was found in possession of three baby raccoons, which he claimed were being used for wildlife tourism on the island. Businessman Jacob Emmanuel Cabral […]

Mcc0061679 The Sunday Telegraph

Lord Ashcroft at Essex Farm Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium.

The Cemetery contains the Memorial dedicated to Lieutenant Colonel James McCrae, the Canadian poet, physician, author, artist and soldier during World War I, and a surgeon during the Second Battle of Ypres, in Belgium. 
He is best known as the author of the WWI poem 
'In Flanders Fields'  which he was inspired to write at this site, on May 3, 1915, after presiding over the funeral of friend and fellow soldier Alexis Helmer.
Essex Farm Cemetery, Near Ypres, Belgium.

Sn 26th April 2015
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US $78 Million due next Friday!

By William Ysaguirre, Freelance Reporter The Government of Belize (GOB) will make one payment of US $78.16 Million to Dunkeld and the BTL Employees Trust by next Friday, November 10, and be done with the BTL nationalization saga, according to Prime Minister Dean Barrow. Barrow announced this final payment at […]

Godwin Hulse apologizes for immigration hustle
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Godwin Hulse apologizes for immigration hustle

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor At its hearing on Wednesday, the Senate Special Select Committee listened to a statement by Minister of Immigration, Senator Godwin Hulse, in which he apologised to Belize for the embarrassment the visa and passport hustle has caused our country over recent years. Those embarrassments took […]

PUP proposes amendment to Maritime Areas Act
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PUP proposes amendment to Maritime Areas Act

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The Opposition People’s United Party (PUP) intends to raise a motion at the next sitting of the Senate to debate amending the Maritime Areas Act so that Belize can claim up to 12 miles of territorial seas, in accordance with international law. It is a […]

Police investigating burnt human remains found off Coastal Road
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Police investigating burnt human remains found off Coastal Road

By Michelle Sutherland The Crimes Investigation Branch in Belize City is heading an investigation to determine the identity of the human remains found in some bush near mile 10 on the Coastal Road over the weekend. The discovery was made around 4:55 p.m. on October 28th, by a farmer who […]