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Crime / Social

Americans await extradition

By Renee Trujillo – Staff Reporter Three American nationals, two men and one woman are waiting extradition to the United States after a house in the Vista del Mar area in Ladyville Village, Belize District was raided by the Police last Friday, May 20. During the raid Police found an […]

FrontPage / General

PSU accuses GOB of union-busting! but government says “not so”

By William Ysaguirre – Staff Reporter The National Trade Union Congress of Belize (N.T.U.C.B.) has said it will seek legal redress from the pay deductions, transfers and other punitive action which the Public Services Commission has taken against union leaders for their leading role in the public protests against new […]

Crime / FrontPage

Troy Gabb’s day of reckoning is today

By Ann-Marie Williams – News Editor At 10:00 this morning Chief Executive Officer of the Development Finance Corporation, Troy Gabb, must appear in person at a meeting of the D.F.C. Commission of Inquiry and not empty handed, either. He has to produce the following documents or face severe penalties. 1) […]

Editorial / FrontPage / General

Contract officers on the chopping block

By Ann-Marie Williams – News Editor Thursday, May 26: The Musa government decided today to cut the Capital II budget by $2 million. Capital III will also be cut and several contract officers will be out of a job as government can no longer pretend it hasn’t spent recklessly. These […]

FrontPage / General

Miss Belize competes at the Miss Universe

Miss Belize, Andrea Elrington, 22, has done well in her interview session and the preliminaries which took place on Wednesday, according to pageants Belize Director, Carolyn Trench Sandiford. Belizeans are invited to watch the live telecast of the Miss Universe pageant from Bangkok, Thailand on Monday, May 30, at 7:00 […]

FrontPage / General

Cops charged for beating Caye Caulker man senseless

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter Two police constables accused of beating Luis Alcoser, a Caye Caulker man, to a pulp while in police custody on Saturday last, May 21, 2005 have been charged with dangerous harm. Twenty-six-year-old Ricardo Cowo and 29-year-old John Mas are out on $5,000.00 bail. The […]

Social / Sports

Editorial (29.05.05)

By Harry Lawrernce – Publisher As the Musa government squirms this week looking for ways to increase tax revenues, it has been forced to conclude that its much touted Sales Tax is not doing the job. It’s not that the Sales Tax is so bad! It works well in many […]

Crime / General / Sports

Guinea Grass girls win 2005 National Primary Schools Football Championship

By William Ysaguirre – Sports Editor The girls of Guinea Grass RC School in the Orange Walk district are the new national champions of primary schools female football. The Guinea Grass girls remained undefeated in all their games to win the 2005 national championship tournament hosted by the National Sports […]


Boat Captain shot in the back! Security Guard charged with the shooting

Renee Trujillo – Staff Reporter A Belize City security guard has been remanded to the Hattieville Prison after failing to meet bail of $10,000.00 on a charge of manslaughter. Twenty-five-year-old, Glenford Soberanis of Buttonwood Bay is charged with shooting and killing Michael Pou. Pou, a 28 year old boat captain […]

Crime / General

Three senior prison officers dismissed, suspected cases of abuse and bribery charges

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter Three senior prison officers employed by the Kolbe Foundation at the Hattieville Prison, were fired on May 9 because of alleged brutality and bribery. Chief Executive Officer Marlon Skeen confirmed to Reporter that the officers are Baltazar Garcia and Royston Rochester, two officers who […]