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Gwen Liz boys stripped of football championship

By William Ysaguirre – Freelance Writer Belize City, March 16, 2006 A false date on the birth certificate of a football player from the Gwendolyn Lizarraga High School has disqualified the school from representing the Central Division at the National Secondary Schools football championships to be held at the Peoples’ […]

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Weed bust at Boots’ Crescent

By Ann-Marie Williams – News Editor City Police have seized close to 50 pounds of marijuana during a raid on an apartment complex at #6571 Boot’s Crescent in the Port Loyola Area. The apartment complex is believed to belong to U.D.P. Area Representative, Anthony “Boots” Martinez. Reports say the residence […]

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UDP landslide! PUP lose in every town

Voters all over Belize punished the People’s United Party by electing U.D.P. majorities in all nine city and town councils on Wednesday, sweeping all the seats in Belize City, Corozal, Orange Walk, San Pedro, Belmopan, San Ignacio/Santa Elena and Dangriga. In two district towns, Punta Gorda and Benque Viejo voters […]

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Pennies on the dollar:Espat closes million dollar deal!

By Ann-Marie Williams – News Editor Luke Espat Confirmed reports say the Development Finance Corporation (D.F.C.) has accepted 25 cents on the dollar from Luke Espat on a $3 million loan made to him four years ago. Espat borrowed the money to buy land in Toledo formerly used by the […]

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Coroner’s inquest probes police shooting

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter   Leslie Rogers, deceased A coroner’s inquest into the death of 21 year old Leslie Rogers Jr. commenced yesterday Thursday, February 23 before magistrate Margaret Gabb-McKenzie, in the magistrate’s court in Belize City. The purpose of the inquest is to determine whether former Police […]

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Cop faces 8yrs to life for double rape

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter Evan Reynolds, a 49-year old police officer accused of raping his neighbour’s 12-year-old daughter, was on Wednesday convicted of two counts of rape. Reynolds smiled while being escorted in a police vehicle to the Hattieville Prison to await his sentence. The officer is facing […]

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Youth fights off sex predator Attacker bent on buggery

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter A former security guard, Albert Hendy, 32, is behind bars at the Hattieville Prison awaiting his day in court, after being charged with attempting to commit an unatural act of an 18-year-old male. Hendy has been identified as the man who entered the Estevan […]

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GOB buys Novelo’s properties $8 million via credit note

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter The Musa government, through its Ministry of Finance, on Wednesday, February 15 successfully bid $8 million to purchase 12 prime properties that once housed the Novelo’s Company bus terminals. Joseph Waight, government’s financial adviser and the only person to bid at the auction secured […]

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Contraband hurting drinks giant! Coca-Cola/ Belikin cut more than 40 jobs

“We wish to make our voices heard so that we can express our frustration over how the availability of contraband beer and soft drinks are affecting our income and threatening our jobs,” a statement from the Route & Sales Staff this week. The Bowen & Bowen Group in Belize is […]

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Contraband hurting drinks giant! Coca-Cola/ Belikin cut more than 40 jobs

The Bowen & Bowen Group in Belize is reporting an unprecedented slump in sales of its beer products, due to widespread contraband beer and drinks from across the border. “We wish to make our voices heard so that we can express our frustration over how the availability of contraband beer […]