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Telephone shutdown due to damaged submarine cable

Belize Telecommunications Limited (B.T.L.), says that damage to underwater fibreoptic cables in Mexico and South America is to blame for the abrupt interruption of international direct telephone and Internet services on Friday last until Tuesday evening, November 30. Thousands of Belizeans and especially the business community, which relies so heavily […]

Editorial / General

U.S. court approves compensation, Prosser & ICC to pay $85.8 million

The Chancery Court of the State of Delaware has given its official stamp of approval to a settlement between investors of Emerging Communications Inc., a telecommunications company in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Innovative Communications, I.C.C., a company owned by Jeffrey Prosser. Proser persuaded the directors of Emerging to sell […]

FrontPage / General / Sports

Barrier Reef sellout?

Thurs. Dec. 2, 2004 Belizean investors David Gegg and David Courtenay are pushing an ambitious project proposal to lease some 63 miles of the Belize Barrier Reef for 20 years to develop what is essentially an aquatic theme park. The Barrier Reef Park as it

Crime / FrontPage / General

Belizeans walk for AIDS awareness

Hundreds of concerned Belizeans, students and health workers participated in the Annual AIDS Walk though the streets of Belize City from the Constitution Park to the Memorial Park on World AIDS Day, Wednesday, December 1. AIDS Commission Technical Director Ruth Jaramillo welcomed the participants to a short ceremony at the […]


Belize & Guatemala sign trade agreement

Resolving the territorial dispute between Belize and Guatemala may be on hold, but the private sectors of both countries have moved to fast track the strengthening of economic ties between them both. Belize


Senate committee chooses auditors

The Senate Special Select Committee appointed by the Senate to inquire into the management and investment portfolio of the Belize Social Security Board reviewed the list of people/firms requesting interviews as potential auditors at their meeting on Wednesday, November 17. The auditors would be engaged by the Committee to carry […]

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Belizeans celebrate Garifuna Settlement Day

Keep the Garifuna language and culture alive at home in our communities and world wide was the theme of this year Hardly a ripple stirred the surface of the Belize river, as if even the Almighty had ordained smooth sailing for the three boatloads of

Editorial / General / Social

River Front Duty Free complex opens on tourism strip

A multi million dollar shopping centre which promises to rival the Fort Street Tourism Village is in the making. A multi million dollar shopping centre which promises to rival the Fort Street Tourism Village is in the making. The $15 million dollar River front Duty Free complex dubbed, a Belizean-owned […]

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The United Democratic Party understands Jeffrey Prosser is in default with respect to the U.S.$57 million purchase price he was to have paid to the Government of Belize for the Carlisle shares in B.T.L. As a result of Prosser’s non-payment to government, government has in turn been unable to pay […]

General / Social

Proposed Spanish Bay Development on Spanish Lookout Caye Audubon has grave concerns

What is the Spanish Bay Project? A proposal to further develop Spanish Lookout Caye, located southeast of the city. The project includes recreational tourism, education and research components. The tourism aspect of the operation includes a dolphin encounter programme and will build on the current activities which are based on […]