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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 […]

Crime / FrontPage / General / Social

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

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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 […]

Crime / General / Sports

U.D.P.

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 […]

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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 […]

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Haven House takes action to protect battered women

Women of Belize are taking a strong stand against the growing trend of violence against women. Haven House, which offers a shelter for battered women when their own homes are not safe, has announced a year-long campaign to raise national awareness about this private threat which hangs over the heads […]

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Dangriga AIDS Society gets $20,000

Editorial / General / Social

C.X.C. Belize honours 502 students

Five hundred two high school graduates received certificates of achievement when the National C.X.C. Committee for Belize held its annual national awards ceremony at the St. John’s College Gymnasium in Belize City on Thursday, November 25, 2004. The students were honoured for their outstanding performance in the Caribbean Secondary Education […]

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Ultimatum to Prime Minister: No new tax without reform!

The Belize Chamber of Commerce and the National Trade Union Congress have sent an ultimatum to Prime Minister Said Musa. They will refuse to support any move for new taxes unless and until the Government takes steps to bring about constitutional and political reforms. The coalition of business and labour […]

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pregnant mother dies at the hands of lover

Belize City police have charged 29-year-old Lloyd When the expected mother of six was found, she was lying face down in a pool of blood, with a gunshot wound to the left side of her chest. According to a police report, Brakeman and his wife were at home, located at […]