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Crime / FrontPage

Confusion in the court over D.F.C. commission

By Ann-Marie Williams – News Editor When the high court convenes on Monday, June 6 to hear an application filed by Solicitor General, Elson Kaseke, prohibiting the Commission of Inquiry from prosecuting anyone, until the matter of the D.F.C. application is heard, don’t expect to see Chairman, David Price. Price […]

FrontPage / Social

Belize City man arrested for stealing licence stickers

By Renee Trujillo – Staff Reporter A Treasury Department employee is currently on $3,000 bail after having been arraigned before Magistrate Harrison Hulett on a charge of theft on Friday last, May 27. Twenty-four year old Kenrick Sanchez of 64 Lakeview Street in Belize City was charged after some 500 […]

Crime / Editorial

Editorial (05.06.05)

By Harry Lawrence – Publisher What do you, dear reader, think about the following ideas for constitutional and political reform? The Executive (Cabinet) Too powerful; too centralised, too large and unaccountable. The Cabinet should be no more than two-thirds of the elected majority of the House. A Finance Supervisory Committee […]


Roque Matus wins first San Cas Non Elite Cross Country cycling Classic

By William Ysaguirre – Staff Reporter The Western Highway saw history made on Sunday, May 22 as Roque Matus of Team M & M Engineering outsprinted Santino” the Chief” Castillo and James “Cocky” Welch of Team Santinos’s to win the garland in the first ever SanCas Non-elite Cross Country Cycling […]


Galen garners academic support from University of Indianapolis

By Ann-Marie Williams – News Editor Galen University in San Ignacio, Belize is seeking ways to expand its relationship with the University of Indianapolis in Indiana, U.S.A. A big part of the university’s outreach according to Lan Lin is its ability to attract foreign students to its various campuses in […]


Roberto Hernandez busted for coke as he picks up friends from the airport

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter The police say that they found the drugs packed in two separate bags and stashed between the back seat and the trunk of the car. A search of the first bag, a red one, revealed 0.9 kilo of cocaine wrapped in a plastic bag. […]


Feeling the effects of AIDS in Belize! Workshop proposes new approach

By Renee Trujillo – Staff Reporter In Belize today there are 14,000 children who are either infected or affected by HIV/AIDS. This alarming data was revealed at the first national workshop on the protection and care of orphans and vulnerable children at the Radisson Fort George Hotel on Thursday, May […]

Crime / Social

Voter awareness month: Every vote should count!

By William Ysaguirre – Staff Reporter “Stand up and be counted” is the message the Belize Tourism Industry Association is sending to all Belizean voters and most especially all those of voting age who are employed in the tourism industry. The B.T.I.A. is mounting a campaign to held throughout the […]

Crime / General / Social

Education Summit 2004 presents action plan

By William Ysaguirre – Staff Reporter Exactly a year to the day after the first National Education Summit was held in May 2004, the Ministry of Education, Youth & Sports has released a comprehensive report of the summit entitled “In Search of Reform.” The 250-page report compiled and edited by […]


Chocolate giant Cadbury takes a hand in Belizean organic cacao

By William Ysaguirre – Staff Reporter Green and Black’s, the organic chocolate makers of the award winning “Maya Gold” from Belizean cacao, has been taken over by the British chocolate giant Cadbury. The company, which employs 30 people at its Valentine Place headquarters off Blackfriars Road in London, has announced […]