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D.F.C. liquidates for the chosen few

By Renee Trujillo – Staff Reporter Massive liquidation is about to begin at the Development Finance Corporation which the government of the day ran broke with several bad loans to a few chosen political cronies. A new Board of Directors to oversee the liquidation process has been named to manage […]

FrontPage / General

Date rape Woman says she was also beaten

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter The trial of a man accused of raping his cousin’s former girlfriend while on a date commenced before Justice Adolph Lucas on Wednesday, June 29. A 21-year-old woman claimed Kareem Witty date raped her around 4 A.M. at an apartment on George Street in […]

Editorial / General / Social

Editorial (03.07.05)

By Harry Lawrence – Publisher How does one tell when the Prime Minister is lying? When his lips start moving! The local joke has been making the rounds ever since Musa’s dramatic confrontation in the House two weeks ago, when he accused the Member for Mesopotamia, Michael Finnegan, of “telling […]

General / Social

High Stakes Gambling with taxpayer money! “Da no Me!” Musa bleets

Prime Minister Said Musa admitted on Friday last, June 17 that his government had gambled on the highly speculative derivatives Market, putting one currency against the other. But he said, it’s not his fault GOB lost its shirt. Musa says he expects the loss to be no more than $3 […]

Crime / Social

Convicted rapist threatens prosecutor who sent him to jail

By Abgel Novelo – staff Reporter Luis Urbina, a convicted rapist who along with Mark Vega and Omar Vellos had their rape and kidnapping convictions and sentences upheld by the Court of Appeal on Monday. An angry Urbina, immediately after the three Justices dismissed his appeal on Monday evening, walked […]

Crime / Social

Dylan Reneau voted President of P.S.U., again

By Renee Trujillo – staff Reproter The Public Service Union of Belize has elected Dylan Reneau to serve a second term as president. Zenaida Moya has also been elected as second vice-president. The election came at the organisation’s 83rd Annual General Meeting which took place on Saturday last, June 18 […]

Crime / General

B.T.L. employee files injunction to stop Musa from transfering shares to Ashcroft

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter An employee of the Belize Telecommunications Limited, who is also a minority share holder in the money making telephone company, has filed an injunction application in the Supreme Court to stop the Musa government from transferring any more of the company shares to British […]

Crime / Social

PSE awards for 34 students

Thirty-four students, representing thirteen primary schools, were awarded by the Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports and Culture for their individual performances in this year’s Primary School Examination (PSE) in an award ceremony at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, June 23. Minister of Education, Youth Sports and […]

Crime / General

Belize and Guatemala to sign partial scope trade agreement

The Government of Belize has received a status update on the negotiations for a partial scope trade agreement between Belize and Guatemala. Cabinet has given a negotiating mandate for the fourth and possibly, final round. The second and third rounds of negotiations were held on April 4-8 this year, in […]

FrontPage / Social

Two female students get scholarships to West Point

By Renee Trujillo – Staff Reporter Two Belizean students, Roberta Usher, 17 and Justine Swift, 18 have been accepted to the prestigious 200 year-old military academy of West Point in New York, U.S.A. Both young women, Belizean cadets of the Belize Defense Force, left Belize on Wednesday to pursue their […]