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Crime / General

Commissioners investigating D.F.C. sworn in – hearings in May

Ann-Marie Williams – News Editor The three-member Commission of Inquiry appointed by Prime Minister Said Musa to investigate the transactions of the Development Finance Corporation has been sworn in on Wednesday last, March 16. The commissioners are Historian David Price, who is the Chairman, Merlene Bailey-Martinez and Chief Magistrate Herbert […]


Centre for Human Rights Studies celebrates its first anniversary

The Belize Centre for Human Rights Studies celebrated its first anniversary of promoting human rights through education in Belize on March 16. One year ago, at the Centre He spent time at U.B., with the media and in the community, discussing the importance of human rights education and its integration […]

General / Social

Cecil McKay, oldest Belizean is 105 years old this week

Cecil McKay, Belize For all of his life McKay has been healthy and robust, but recently he has fallen ill and has been confined to bed. His friends in Belize and elsewhere continue to pray for him. On the occasion of his 105th birthday, his sister, Louise DeShield and her […]

Crime / Social

Seven Cubans washed ashore

By Angel Novelo – Staff reporter Seven Cuban nationals are under lock and key at the Hattieville Prison awaiting a ride back to Cuba, after Magistrate Dorothy Flowers approved a removal order against them for illegally entering Belize without sufficient money to sustain themselves. The seven men were picked up […]

Crime / General

Teenage mother charged with her child

By Renee Trujillo – Staff reporter Vicente Elizabeth Cuxun, was arraigned in the Belize City Magistrate She has met bail of $2,000 and will appear in court on May 3. Cuxun

In the BTL mess…Musa will comply!GOB lawyers tells Miami Court
FrontPage / General

In the BTL mess…Musa will comply!GOB lawyers tells Miami Court

Another twist in the convoluted legal mess that Prime Minister Said Musa has made over owership of B.T.L. developed in Miami this week when the Government of Belize was forced to defend itself against contempt charges before the United States District Court of South Florida. Documents filed by Hunton & […]


Musa settles with Ashcroft; But leaves himself wide open in Miami!

Prime Minister Said Musa acknowledged in an official statement on Wednesday that he has signed an agreement to sell 4 million ordinary B shares and 1.53 million ordinary C shares to Michael Ashcroft through one of his companies. In return Ashcroft has given an assurance that he will not try […]

Misty Williams is Miss Lions 2005

Misty Williams is Miss Lions 2005

By Ann-Marie Williams – News Editor After an 18-year absence, a new Miss Lions has been crowned. Seventeen year old Misty Williams of Lake Independence in Belize City won the pageant from among four other candidates, at the Holy Redeemer Parish Hall in Belize City on Friday last, March 18. […]

Editorial / FrontPage

Editorial (27.03.05)

By Harry Lawrence – Publisher Christmas marks the beginning of the promise to rescue and redeem the peoples of the earth. Easter, Glorious Easter, marks the fulfilment of that promise through the death and resurrection of Our Lord Jesus. The promise of Redemption is bountifully documented in the accounts of […]

Gwen Liz boys win high schools football championship
FrontPage / Sports

Gwen Liz boys win high schools football championship

By William Ysaguirre – Sports Editor The boys of Gwendolyn Lizarraga High School are the newly crowned champions of Central Division secondary schools football. They prevailed over the boys of St. John Not five minutes had gone by Gwen Liz