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Miami Court finds Musa

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter News from Miami late Thursday says that the United States Southern District Court of Florida has found the Belize Government in contempt of court. It ordered an undisclosed financial penalty to be imposed, but it is not clear whether the penalty is to be […]

General / Social

Belizeans and Guatemalans agree on trans-border issues

A number of useful recommendations came out of the recent talks between businessmen from Belize and Guatemala who identify themselves as stakeholders in the trans-border tourist trade. Earlier this month a delegation from Belize travelled to Guatemala and for two days held business talks with their Guatemalan counterparts. The Belize […]

Crime

Stevedore Andrew Betson found dead in the sea

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter Belize City police are investigating the sudden death of a man whose body was retrieved from the sea near Stake Bank Caye around 7:22 A.M. on Easter Monday March 28. Andrew Betson, a twenty-nine-year-old stevedore employed with the Port of Belize Limited, was working […]

Social

Cecil McKay, dead at 105

Wih regret and a keen sense of loss the Reporter records the death of Cecil Edward McKay Sr. He died in North Miami Beach in Florida last week a few days after completing his one hundred and fifth birthday on March 20. He died peacefully at home, surrounded by family […]

Crime

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The Management of Northern Fisherman In his article of March 6 Cutlack charged that for years Northern Fisherman

Crime

Landmark buildings gutted by fire

By Renee Trujillo – Staff Reporter Two historical wooden buildings were destroyed by fire after midnight Monday morning, March 28 in San Ignacio Town, Cayo District. One of the buildings, erected in 1952, the two-storey residence of businessman Kalim Habet, located at the corner of Burns Avenue and Wyatt Street, […]

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dumpsite news: Grin and Bear! But it may not be for long

By Renee Trujillo – Staff Reporter For many Belizeans, the long Easter weekend came as a double blessing because they not only escaped the hustle and bustle of everyday life but also the stifling smoke and awful stench that came from the smouldering Western Highway. The fire at the landfill […]

Crime / General

Tax forgiveness for Ashcroft:

The Association of Concerned Belizeans has issued a release denouncing the government of Prime Minister Said Musa for its poor performance and for its decision to write off millions of dollars in taxes owed by the Ashcroft group of rich companies. They described it as a

Crime

Indian con man behind bars

By Angel Noveo – Staff Reporter Ajay Bajaj, a naturalised Belizean from India who has been on the run from police since October 2003, is now behind bars on remand at the Hattieville Prison. He is awaiting trial on numerous counts of forgery. Belize City police picked up the 37-year-old […]

Crime / Social

Eyewitness to rape & murder? One year old may have seen it all!

By Renee Trujillo – Staff Reporter A Belizean farmer of San Martin Village, Belmopan, has been remanded to the Hattieville Prison after being charged by Belmopan Police, with murder, rape, and keeping an unlicensed firearm. Forty-eight year old, Epifanio Guerra was charged in the San Ignacio Magistrate