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Murder madness mayhemMan shoots common-law dead, injures child & attempts suicide

By Ann-Marie Williams – News Editor Financial problems and jealousy may have triggered a series of domestic disputes which eventually led Juan Dorado, 52, to shoot his common-law-wife, Delia Cruz, 32, killing her in front of her five-year old son. Dorado injured the boy, Jordan, in the process and tried […]


Women friends will share Oprah’s reward for turning in child molestor, Niles Scott

By Ann-Marie Williams – News Editor Police Commissioner Gerald Westby, has confirmed to Reporter Editor, Ann-Marie Williams, that Patricia Waight and her friend Thelma Palacio, are the ones who led the police to the apprehension of accused child rapist, Niles Scott. Westby said he will be forwarding his report on […]


Not guilty! Teenager beats maim charge

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter A 16-year-old girl who admitted to chopping Celia James and severing her ring finger when she was only 14-years old, was acquitted in the Supreme Court late Thursday evening by a jury of her peers. Attorney Richard “Dickie” Bradley had been retained by the […]


Editorial (16.10.05)

By Harry Lawrence – Publisher Does the Prime Minister of Belize have the legal authority to write off taxes owed to the consolidated revenue of Belize? Prime Minister Said Musa appears to think so, because he has threatened to take libel action against the Reporter for saying he committed an […]


Pandemonium at B.T.L. AGM

By William Ysaguire – Staff Reporter An annual dividend of two and half cents and a write off of $28 million met no approval from minority shareholders at a stormy annual general meeting of shareholders of the Belize Telecommunications Limited at the Princess Hotel on Friday last, September 30. Minority […]


Clive Casasola passes on at 91

By Ann-Marie Williams – News Editor A Belizean son of the soil, Clive Casasola died peacefully of old age at his Rectory Lane home in Belize City at 4:45 P.M. on Sunday last, October 2, 2005. He was 91 years old. As a young man he started high at St. […]


Belizean medical graduates back from Cuba being asked to work on a shoe-string!

By William Ysaguire – Staff Reporter Belize’s first 10 medical doctors to graduate from the Belize-Cuba scholarship programme are back home ready to apply their skills, but the Ministry of Health has not rolled out the welcome mat. In fact, Minister of Health Vildo Marin was conspicuous by his absence […]


Going Slow! union means business!

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter The Belize Communications Workers Union (B.C.W.U.) which represents over 400 of the 500 employees of the country’s largest telecommunications company, has initiated industrial action against their employer with a work to rule. The Belize Communications Workers Union (B.C.W.U.) which represents over 400 of the […]


Belize hosts CARICOM Heads of State 10th meeting

By William Ysaguire – Staff Reporter Sustainable development: protecting our region’s biodiversity was the theme of the 10th annual conference of the CARICOM Heads of State, hosted by Belize at the Radisson Hotel on October 3-6. Governor General Sir Colville Young of Belize hosted at the conference which was attended […]


Insurance Pioneer Norman Moore dead at age 67

By William Ysaguire – Staff Reporter The Belize Insurance community and the community at large mourn the passing of insurance pioneer Norman Moore, who died on Thursday last, September 29. Moore died of a massive heart attack around 11:30 P.M. He was not known to have had a heart condition. […]