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GOB strikes back at smugglers

The Government plans to introduce measures at Friday’s (September 30, 2005) sitting of the House to strike back at smugglers and bootleggers. The new initiatives will be presented as an amendment to the Customs Regulation to increase the penalties on those people who import restricted goods, those who circumvent the […]

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A.C.B. brings the Masses to the Streets

By Courtenay Madsen Last Saturday morning on a day hot enough to boil an egg, upwards of 3,000 Belizeans took to the the main streets of Belize in the form of a peaceful and organised demonstration. The Association of Concerned Belizeans sponsored this forum for discontented citizens to publicly air […]

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U.S. donates to Forensic Lab

The United States is to provide additional funds of U.S.$73,221 to support the ongoing development of Belize Forensic Science Services and the Belize National Coast Guard, a government spokesman announced this week. Prime Minister Said Musa signed a letter of agreement along with the U.S. Ambassador to Belize, Robert J. […]

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Fire leaves 2 families, 7 people homeless

By William Ysaguirre – Staff Reporter Two families were left homeless after a fire gutted their two-storey home on #101 Racecourse Street in the city around 3:00 P.M. on Wednesday, September 28. Emerson Williams, whose family owns the building, was not at home in the upper flat he shared with […]

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BTL former chief mum on Zabaneh! Says El Sayed will pay back $1.4million

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter Gaspar Aguilar, the former Chief Executive Officer of the Belize Telecommunications Limited, subject of a police investigation into $7.6 million missing from the telephone company, spent six hours being grilled by police investigators on Tuesday. He was picked up from his Princess Margaret Drive […]

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Mystery burglar identified as 29 year old Egbert Gordon

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter Police have finally identified the mystery burglar who was killed by police inside an unoccupied house in Los Lagos on the Northern Highway. He is 29-year-old Egbert Gordon Jr., an enigmatic young man with a mental problem. He became a sort of outcast from […]

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Buy B.T.L. shares! But pay in U.S. $$

By William Ysaguirre – Staff Reporter U.S.$2.71 per share is the price the Government of Belize is asking for 1.8 million “C” Ordinary Shares in the Belize Telecommunications Limited (B.T.L.), which Belizeans may buy beginning Friday, October 14. This represents 5% of the issued share capital of B.T.L., which GOB […]

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No forensic auditor? Unions muzzled

By Ann-Marie Williams – News Editor Reports reaching Reporter say government will not hire a forensic auditor and the National Trade Union Congress of Belize will have to settle for a local to act as a forensic auditor. This shocking revelation comes after tremendous amount of pressure has been brought […]

Editorial

Editorial (02.10.05)

By Harry Lawrence – Publishr It should not come as any suprise to the people of Belize that our Prime Minister, Mr. Musa has embarked on an arbitrary and dangerous manipulation of the Belizean economy. He has to do this if he wants to survive as a politician, and recent […]

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22,000 flock the annual Expo

By William Ysaguirre – Staff Reporter Some 89 companies offered new products and services to the thousands of Belizean consumers who thronged the annual Trade Expo at the St. John’s College gynasium in Belize City which officially opened on Friday and continued through to Sunday, September 16-18. As Belizean businesses […]