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S.J.C. prepares Belizeans for IT market

St. John’s College Junior College on Wednesday partnered with Cisco Systems, to launch a Local Cisco Networking Academy. The Academy programme prepares students for networking and IT related careers in the public and private sectors as well as for higher education in engineering, computer science and related fields. According to […]

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Nothing yet! But drilling continues

Doug Wilham, President of the well drilling company doing exploration work near Spanish Lookout, has dismissed a report, published last weekend in the Belize Times, (Sunday June 26, 2005) of an oil find in the ?ayo District. Interviewed in San Ignacio last week-end, Wilham said the signs are good, but […]

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Chetumal lawyer held for currency violation

By Renee Trujillo – Staff Reporter A Mexican lawyer, Carlos Garcia, has paid his court fine of $5,000 plus the costs of court after pleading guilty on Tuesday, June 28 to a charge of currency violation. Charges against his two companions Raul Antonio Carillo, 32, a driver and Octavio Soldano, […]

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Mexican investor plans Four-Mile Lagoon resort

By William Ysaguirre – Staff Rpeorter The name Galeria Maya wasn’t mentioned, but a Mexican hotel entrepreneur is seeking to build a four-hotel resort, a la Galeria Maya, in the Corozal Commercial Free Zone, on the shores of the Four-Mile Lagoon. Prime Minister Said Musa gave first hint of the […]

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Public’s monies missing who is responsible?

William Ysaguirre – Staff reporter The government of Belize and in the end Belizean taxpayers, will foot the bill for any shortfall in monies owed by the Development Finance Corporation (D.F.C.) to the Social Security Board (S.S.B.). Financial secretary, Carla Barnett, disclosed this outcome when she testified before the fifth […]

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D.F.C. liquidates for the chosen few

By Renee Trujillo – Staff Reporter Massive liquidation is about to begin at the Development Finance Corporation which the government of the day ran broke with several bad loans to a few chosen political cronies. A new Board of Directors to oversee the liquidation process has been named to manage […]

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Date rape Woman says she was also beaten

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter The trial of a man accused of raping his cousin’s former girlfriend while on a date commenced before Justice Adolph Lucas on Wednesday, June 29. A 21-year-old woman claimed Kareem Witty date raped her around 4 A.M. at an apartment on George Street in […]

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Two female students get scholarships to West Point

By Renee Trujillo – Staff Reporter Two Belizean students, Roberta Usher, 17 and Justine Swift, 18 have been accepted to the prestigious 200 year-old military academy of West Point in New York, U.S.A. Both young women, Belizean cadets of the Belize Defense Force, left Belize on Wednesday to pursue their […]

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Bill Lindo brings $60 million lawsuit vs GOB

By Angel Novelo – staff reporter A $60.9 million lawsuit filed on Monday by PUP activist William “Bill” Lindo, against the Government of Belize is revealing how PUP bigwigs fight and back-stab each other to secure millions of dollars in benefits at the expense of taxpayers. Lindo, who according to […]

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Finnegan was right! P. M. Musa misled the House over government guarantee

The huge uproar in the House of Representatives on Friday last June 17, about who was telling the truth has been conclusively resolved. Mesopotamia Representative Michael Finnegan has produced documentary evidence to show the Government of Belize signed an agreement with First Caribbean International Bank of Barbados (the former Barclays […]