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Benny’s Juventus are champs

By William Ysaguirre – Sports Editor Benny’s Juventus of Orange Walk Town are the 2005 champions of the Belize Premier Football League after they secured the championship with a 1-0 victory in the second game of the finals at the Michael Ashcroft Stadium in Mango Creek last Saturday night, June […]

General / Sports

Higher electricity rates for Belizeans PUC consultant recommends

An independent consultant has recommended higher rates of nearly 2 cents per killowat/hour for the Belize Electricity Limited. An announcement this week from the Public Utilities Commission states the (PUC) has received the report of Dennis Colenutt. He reviewed the PUC’s initial decision in the Full Tariff Review Proceeding (F.T.R.P.) […]

Crime / General / Social

Clearance sale of U.B. lands? UB pres says she hasn’t heard

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter The University of Belize, through its President, Dr. Corinth Lewis, has said she does not know of any plans for the University to sell the old Teacher’s College property in the West Landivar. Dr. Lewis told the Reporter on Monday as far as she […]

General / Social / Sports

GOB to manage Excelsior High School

By Ann-Marie Williams – News Editor Government announced on Friday last that Sadie Vernon High School in the Lake Independence Division in Belize City will become a co-educational institution operated fully by government. The school started 40 years ago at the Y.W.C.A. building on St. Thomas Street as a skill-based […]

Crime / Social

Belize assesses readiness for climate change

By William Ysaguirre – Staff Reporter Tell most Belizeans that Belize’s land area may be reduced by as much as 35% in the next 50 years and they would be up in arms. Yet this is precisely what may occur if most of Belize’s coastal plain and low lying areas […]

Crime / General

$24.2 M in damages I.C.C. claims against GOB

In the district court of South Florida this week Prosser’s company Innovative Communications Company (I.C.C.) put forward a claim for $24.2 million U.S. dollars in damages against the Government of Belize. The trial concluded on Thursday, June 23 with each side being given one week to submit final documents. Counsel […]

Crime / General

Novelo’s concedes!Lumor will take over

By Angel Novelo – Staff reporter In the Court of Appeal on June 23, 2005 the Novelo’s brothers and their attorney, Senior Counsel, Hubert Elrington, decided not to proceed with efforts to name a lawyer to represent their bankrupt bus company now in receivership. Earlier the Supreme Court ruled the […]


PUP Shining! How to win friends and impoverish the people

Crime / Social

Fourth man to die from motorcycle crash

It was a Western Highway tragedy that immediately claimed three lives and caused great pain for many families. Now, three weeks later it has claimed its fourth victim. 22-year-old, Eduardo Cus, a soldier in the volunteer element of the Belize Defence Force, died in Mexico City while undergoing medical treatment […]

Crime / General / Social

Bernard Lambey, shot dead on his way home

By Renee Trujillo – Staff Reporter Police are searching for two suspects responsible for the fatal shooting of a fisherman on the morning of Saturday, June 25 in Belize City. Police are searching for two suspects responsible for the fatal shooting of a fisherman on the morning of Saturday, June […]