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General / Social

N.T.U.C.B. is going to war! Courts will have to decide

By William Ysaguirre – Staff Reporter The National Trade Union Congress of Belize accused the government of Belize of duplicity and being half hearted in its efforts at reform, eliminating corruption and cutting its expenditure to avoid raising taxes. Public Service Union President Dylan Reneau summed it up on Wednesday […]

FrontPage / General

D.F.C. suing two PUP big fish But will they really pay?

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter William ”Bill” Lindo and Arnaldo “Pappy” Pe?a, two big fish in the ruling People’s United Party and the Musa government, who secured millions of dollars from the Development Finance Corporation (D.F.C.) through promissory notes, are the subject of several lawsuits filed by the bankrupt […]

Editorial / General

B.T.L. says Godfrey is lying!No arrangement to bail out Intelco

Belize Telecommunications Limited has categorically denied it has undertaken to pay Intelco’s debts. The company further states it has received no title to any land in exchange for taking over Intelco’s liabilities. The denials have come to refute statements which Glenn Godfrey, President of the now defunct Intelco, made to […]

Crime / FrontPage

House to approve new taxes!Will vote on B.T.L. shares

By Ann-Marie Williams – News Editor Thurs.June 16: When the House of Representatives meets in Belmopan this morning at 10:00, Prime Minister Said Musa in his capacity as Minister of Finance will introduce a motion authorising his government to sell its 37.5% share capital in B.T.L. The sale of the […]


Who can appoint directors in B.T.L. Court to decide


Shot in the head!Taximan did not stand a chance

Another Belize City man was violently killed this week by a single shot to the back of his head. It was the fourth such fatal shooting in this week alone. The body of 39-year-old taxi driver, Rodrick Todd, was found around 7:45 Wednesday morning on the roadside near Mile 3 […]

Crime / Editorial

Editorial (19.06.05)

By Harry Lawrence – Publisher As this week comes to a close the Musa Administration finds itself in deep heat on three fronts – money, time and political pressures. Musa’s most pressing problem is money. The Government needs lots of it and it needs it quickly. It has loan commitments […]


Three die during traffic accident

By Renee Trujillo – Staff Reporter Three Belizeans are dead after being involved in a head on collision on Friday last, June 3 on the Western Highway. 67-year-old, John Frampton; Beverly Roches, 31 and Carmen Shaneal Avila, 2 lost their lives around 4:30P.M. on mile 10 while eight more were […]


Guatemalan woman murdered in Corozal

By Renee Trujillo – Staff Reporter Three men from the village of San Narciso in the Corozal District are behind bars at the Hattieville Prison after being remanded on the charge of murder on Thursday last, June 2. 27-year-old, Carlos Rodriguez; Patrick Richard Balam, 28 and Adrian Estrella, 29 appeared […]


Door still open for B.T.L staff! But not for too long, GOB says

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter The June 5, 2005 deadline has come and gone for employees of the Belize Telecommunications Limited (B.T.L.) to purchase government’s 37.5% bloc of shares but they remain optimistic their recent proposal to gain majority control of the telephone company would succeed. But so far […]