The Eternity Mass Band and the Belizean Jewels Band captured top honors when the National September Celebrations Carnival Committee hosted the Carnival King and Queen competition at Roger’s Stadium in Belize City last Friday night, September 6.
By Dyon A. Elliott First-time home owners now have access to relatively “unbeatable” mortgage financing rates, thanks to the recently launched National Bank of Belize. Prime Minister Dean Barrow, speaking at the bank’s opening on Monday, lauded his administration’s latest initiative, saying: “Our lending rates will be unbeatable, because [...]
Last week, a four-page letter from an unnamed source titled “Concerned Maya and Garifuna youth from buffer villages,” was circulated claiming that Executive Director of the Sarstoon Temash Institute for Indigenous Management (SATIIM), Gregory Ch’oc, had resigned his post intending to study law. The letter accused him of “abandoning” his [...]
Belizean heroes Ian Gaynair, who scored Belize’s only goal in 2013 Gold Cup USA, and goalkeeper Woodrow West continue to receive accolades honoring their honesty and integrity in reporting the attempt to bribe them into match-fixing.
The Government of Belize has finally decided to form a reparations committee. The decision, which was reportedly made at last Tuesday’s Cabinet meeting, comes more than a month after July’s Caribbean Communities (CARICOM)’s 34th Heads of Government Meeting. A Ministry of Foreign Affairs official told Reporter that Adalbert Tucker, a [...]
By Aaron Humes Freelance Reporter Former Secretary of Finance and Energy in the administration of President of Mexico Felipe Calderon, Dr. Jose Antonio Meade Kuribrena, has stayed on in the cabinet of Calderon’s successor, Enrique Peña Nieto, as Secretary for Foreign Relations.
The Government of Belize has been taking the necessary legislative measures to bring the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) up to level with international standards to fight money laundering and terrorism, FIU Director Marilyn Williams told Reporter on August 14.
The embattled leadership of the Christian Workers Union (CWU), which came under fire from Belize City stevedores, who demanded the resignation of its president and general secretary, managed to agree on an exit strategy on Monday.