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Ashcroft calls the shots! May make a move on BTL

By angel Novelo – Staff Reporter Michael Ashcroft, the British expatriate who just four months ago said he had no interest in getting back into Belize’s telecommunications business, was the one calling the shots at the much anticipated board of directors meeting of the Belize Telecommunications Limited (B.T.L) held on […]

Crime / General

36 forgery charges vsRomanian con artist

By Renee Trujillo – Staff reporter Police have brought nine new charges against the 36-year-old Romanian native, Robertino Daniel Oprescu. These new charges all relate to the big picture, that Oprescu forged nearly a quarter of a million dollars worth of bogus cheques from the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital’s account […]

FrontPage / General / Social

MOH launches Sexual & Reproductive Health Policy

By william Ysaguirre – staff Reporter Belize’s health officials strove to formulate a national action plan for Sexual and reproductive health when met they with anti-HIV/AIDS workers, family panning agencies and PAHO officials in a one-day workshop at the Best Western Biltmore Hotel on Thursday, May 12. The strategic plan […]

Crime / General

U.D.P. promises good governance as they brace themselves for new elections

By Ann-Marie williams – News Editor The United Democratic Party presented its 12-point reform agenda to the media at a press briefing at the Radisson in Belize City on Wednesday, May 11. Before unveiling the bold new changes the party promises to effect, Leader Dean Barrow reminded those present and […]

Crime / FrontPage / Social

$85 million in new taxes! That’s what it will take, IMF says

International Monetary Fund consultants who spent two weeks here last month looking at the state of the Belizean economy, have said the government must now go through an austerity phase, raising new taxes and cutting down on expenses. The Government of Belize this week produced its own sanitised version of […]

Crime / FrontPage

Wanted: Fake Doctor and Fraud master

By Renee Trujillo – Staff Reporter Less than four hours after last week’s issue hit the streets, the Reporter received reports that Raul Randolfo Ramirez Cabral, a computer technician who was posing as a doctor, fled the island on the first available flight. As of press time, he was reported […]

Crime / Editorial

Editorial (15.05.05)

By Harry Lawrence – Publisher Glen Godfrey, chief architect and principal share-holder of Intelco, the telephone company that tried to break the Ashcroft monopoly at B.T.L., has broken his silence to say publicly that Intelco lost U.S.$60 million in investment capital when it was forced into receivership. Speaking on the […]

El Salvador wins 2nd Central American Female Softball Junior Championships
Crime / General / Sports

El Salvador wins 2nd Central American Female Softball Junior Championships

By William Ysaguirre – Sports Editor El Salvador’s under-19 female softball team repeated as champions in the Central American female softball junior championships hosted by the Belize Softball Federation at the Rogers Stadium from April 29 – May 1. El Salvador won all first five of their games, except for […]

General / Social

Union giant writes to Musa in support of BTL workers

Union Network International (UNI) a global union which represents more than 15 million members in 1,000 in 150 countries all over the world, has written to Prime Minister Said Musa, urging him to sell the remaining B.T.L. shares to the workers of the telecommunications industry of Belize. Union Network International […]


IMF sees Belize exports as something phenomenal

The San Pedro Chamber of Commerce has posted a report on its web site of its meeting with the I.M.F. team which recently visited Belize. The report summarises the points made as follows: For convenience some of the points made have been combined: 1.The I.M.F. team found that the Belizean […]