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Crime / General

Ship Aground! On Lighthouse Reef!

By William Ysaguirre – Staff Reporter The MV Transfer, a cargo container ship, belonging to the Merchant Company of Miami Florida has been grounded on Lighthoue Reef since January this year, defying all efforts so far to dislodge it. She ran aground after delivering her cargo of merchandise to Belize […]

Social

Belize Sound Fest set for the 10th.

Aficionados of Belizean music will want to mark their calendars as the Belize City Centre is the place to be on the tenth for the Fourth Annual Belizean Sound Fest 2005. The Association of Belizean Artists First and the National September Celebrations Committee have announced the concert will be held […]

General

Coye says “No” to Helipad in Fort George

By Renee Trujillo – Staff Reporter Minister of Works, Transport and Communications, Jose Coye has given the thumbs down to a proposal to erect a helicopter pad near the mouth of the Haulover Creek near the Baron Bliss Lighthouse. Coye explained “This this is not an area where we want […]

FrontPage

Sex scandal in Cayo: 3 British schoolgirls raped! Or was it a teenage tease?

By Renee Trujillo – Staff Reporter Three British schoolgirls, ranging in age from 15 to 17 have claimed that they were sexually abused by a tour guide while visiting Belize. Aaron Juan, 25, is believed to have escaped across the border into Guatemala after learning that he is at the […]

Editorial / FrontPage

More fireworks, more adjournments in Papa Brown’s extradition case

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter The ongoing extradition hearing of two brothers accused of drug trafficking continued this week with a major victory for the brothers Wednesday when their attorneys convinced the court not to admit to evidence a tape recording, which DEA agents claimed implicated the two in […]

FrontPage / General

Troubled economic outlook! Bear Sterns takes a look

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter A team of international investors, led by the Managing Director for Latin America of Bear Sterns, Dr. Carl Ross, were on a working visit to Belize on Thursday August 4. During their one-day stay, the four man delegation met with government and Central Bank […]

Editorial / General

Editorial (14.08.05)

By Harry Lawrence – Publisher Judging from the vigour and acrimony of the dispute between the Government of Belize and Virgin Islands millionaire Jeffery Prosser, it will take years and millions of dollars in litigation before any sort of settlement can be reached. The Government of Belize has been making […]

Crime / General

Helipad enrages Animal Park fans

Helibel proposes to build its heliport on these rocks outside the seawall. (See entire story under This Weeks Stories Items)

Sports

Shalini Zabaneh wins Queen of the Hills

By William Ysaguirre – Sports Editor Shalini Zabaneh of Team Sagitun won the first ever Queen of the Hills cycling tour which finished at the COURTS Superstore in Belmopan City on Sunday, July 31. Zabaneh won the race hands down as she finished first in the second leg of the […]

General

BTL’s Internet goes wireless

The Belize Telecommunications Limited is now making High Speed Internet available to many more Belizeans. The company announced on Thursday, July 28, it’s now offering Wireless High Speed Internet access to customers who are outside the present reach of the DSL Coverage area. Using its new BreezeMax Micro Base Stations, […]