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Editorial / FrontPage

Belizean sun rises on B.T.L.

By Ann-Marie Williams – News Editor Three senior telecommunications executives of B.T.L., Karen Bevans, Head of Business Development/Marketing, Gaspar Aguilar, newly appointed Chief Executive Officer and Roberto Young, Director of Telecommunications at the Public Utilities Commission, are in negotiations with the government to buy the majority shares of the Belize […]

FrontPage / Social

Chamber exposes GOB duplicity! will support unions

William Ysaguirre – Staff reporter The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry has approved a resolution in support of the National Trade Union Congress of Belize for any action the unions may take to force the government to roll back taxes introduced on March 1 and make a genuine effort […]

Editorial / General / Social

(Economics) The Musa Administration

By Ambrose Tillett Jr. Jose Coye and Godfrey Smith press conference on May 27, 2005, seemed more like a circus were it not for the serious public business being discussed and the clowns in this case made sure that the joke was on us the tax paying Belizean public. Readers […]

Study says Belize
Social

Study says Belize

By William Ysaguirre – Staff Reporter Belize This was the finding of a study of the impact of Crime and Violence on Children and Adolescents, undertaken by the Community Rehabilitation Department of the Ministry of Human Development and UNICEF Belize. Consultant Michael Rosberg, Ph.D., presented his findings in a report […]

Crime / General

E.U. supports banana sector with $7.5 million

Belize has signed a financing agreement with the European Union for BZE $7.5 million, which will be used to boost efficiency and productivity in the local banana industry. The agreement is being funded from the European Union

Crime

Bloody accident: 2 dead, 2 injured & 2 escaped unhurt

By Renee Trujillo – Staff Reporter Two men, George Lewis Sr., 35, and Bernard Sutherland Sr., 50, were flung to their deaths shortly after 4:00 P.M. on Saturday last, February 19, when the vehicle in which they were travelling overturned on the approach to Bert Lewis and Sutherland were travelling […]

Social

Red Cross raises $49,000 for Tsunami relief

The Belize Red Cross has submitted $49,317 to the Asian Tsunami Relief Appeal launched by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. On February 18 the Red Cross decided that although donations are still coming in, due to the enormity of the disaster, to send what had […]

Crime

Court of Appeal frees C

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter Albino Garc?a, 22, a Corozal man walked scot free from a five-year conviction of carnal knowledge, he started serving three months ago. The three judges of the Court of Appeal ruled he was not guilty of the charges brought against him by a 15-year-old […]

Crime / Social

Privy Council upsets Caribbean Court of Justice legislation

The Privy Council in England has struck down the legal framework in Jamaica which paves the way for the Caribbean Court of Justice to become the Court of final appeal and successor to the Privy Council. The ruling caused consternation in Jamaica, where the Jamaica Court of Appeal had already […]

General / Social

Fallout from BTL fiasco: P.M. Musa take a double whammy!

By Harry Lawrence – Publisher Belize This week Musa got some more bad news when the Supreme Court of Belize issued a declaration to prevent the Government of Belize from disposing of any of the Ashcroft shares. Two weeks ago the Government of Belize moved to oust the Prosser Board […]