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Editorial(01.05.05)

Crime / General

Human trafficking – new form of slavery in Belize

Crime / General

Two held for fake residency cards

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter A Benque Viejo man and a Salvadoran woman have been arrested for possession of forged Belizean permanent residency cards. Thirty-seven-year-old Roberto Armando Vaquero was released on a $5,000 bond after appearing in the San Ignacio Magistrate

General / Social

Telecom shutdown impacts ATMs & credit cards

By William Ysaguirre – Staff Reporter The telecom-munications shutdown which began on Friday last has played havoc with the banking system, in terms of Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs) and credit card access. For First Caribbean Bank, which operates in 16 other Caribbean countries, the shutdown has rendered their ATMs inoperable. […]

General / Social

Hair at last! 1st hair show at Parish Hall

By Ann-Marie Williams – News Editor Beautiful hair makes a woman! Hair should be clean, bouncy and flowing with shape, says Robyn Latchman, a trained cosmetologist who presents her first hair show to the Belizean public. The gala event takes place on Saturday, April 30 at the Holy Redeemer Parish […]

Social

Students long sit-in on the BelCan Bridge

By William Ysaguirre – Staff Reporter Hundreds of peaceful protesters, mostly students from the University of Belize, St. John It was Wednesday afternoon, April 20; and what started out around 3P.M. turned into a riot after nightfall as people

Social

B.N.T.U. supports B.T.L. shutdown!

By William Ysaguirre – Staff Reporter Only about half the membership of the Belize city branch showed up at the union Smith attributed this to the fact that the message did not reach everyone. It had to be delivered by word of mouth because the telephone system was down. No […]

General / Social

Macal drowning stuns mother of eight

By Renee Trujillo – Staff Reporter A 33-year-old mother of eight is mourning the death of her oldest child, following the drowning of 12-year old Adelia in the Macal River on Saturday last, April 16. Adelia Vansen, was living at the Dorothy Menzies Child Care Centre in the city and […]

Crime

Two dead at Chalillo! Security Guard on remand

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter Isidro Juarez, 45, a Honduran security guard at the Chalillo Dam site, was arraigned on two counts of murder in the San Ignacio Magistrate Two men, Salvadoran Santos Ca?ales, 22, and Vicente Garc?a, 17, workers on the Chalillo dam project in the Mountain Pine […]

General

Resign now, PM Musa

The Association of Concerned Belizeans is of the view that the Prime Minister and Cabinet of Belize are the cause of Belize Internationally, the loss of investor confidence as manifested by the recent downgrade in our ratings will make it near impossible for this Government to secure the help and […]