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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 […]


Exploration company to sink first well at Spanish Lookout

In Belmopan, this week a local exploration Company, Belize Natural Energy Limited, formally announced the commencement of drilling operations to explore for Oil and Natural Gas. Company President Susan Morrice spoke today of her anticipation that the project will do well for the Company and for the People of Belize. […]


Faulty lightning arrester causes 11-hr blackout

A fault in the electrical transmission line between Mollejon hydroelectric facility and Belize City caused a nationwide blackout around 7:30 Sunday morning and resulted in most parts of the country being without power for eleven hours until 5:40 that evening. A statement from the Belize Electricity Limited identified a failed […]


S.J.C.J.C. graduates 392 students in haad times


Anthony “Boots” Martinez rules Port Loyola

By Ann-Marie Williams – News Editor Imagine a representative who won by the largest margin ever in the history of the United Democratic Party(823 votes) in the March 5, 2003 general elections, had to spend much needed cash to show his challenger who’s king. Anthony “Boots” Martinez defeated Dawn Lemoth, […]

Editorial / General

Moody’s downgrades Belize’s credit ratings

By William Ysaguirre – Staff Reporter Moody’s Investors Service announced a downgrade in Belize’s foreign-currency ratings on Tuesday, June 7. Moody’s also changed the outlook on all its ratings to negative from stable in light of the country’s increased external vulnerability and macroeconomic conditions that have not been consistent with […]

Crime / FrontPage / Sports

Tourists Die in San Pedro

By Renee Trujillo – Staff Reporter An American, identified as 51-year-old Kevin Michael Reilly drowned in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye while swimming alone on June 4. Reilly arrived in Belize a few days ago and checked in at the Banana Resort, records show. Hotel security last saw him walking around […]

FrontPage / General / Social

PSE shows slight gains BES students are tops!

By William Ysaguirre – Staff Reporter