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9/12/08

Fire Destroys Small Home in Lake I
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/12/08
... facts do no justice to the enormous loss to one family, and neither do they tell the story of the inadequate response from Belize’s emergency numbers. ...

Thrills, Shrills, & Drills
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/12/08
This year we will also have other agencies, organizations such as the Belize Disaster and Rescue Response Team doing a rescue display. ...

Economy & Inflation Grew in First Half of 2008
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/12/08
But that’s about the only bit of good news in a release from the Statistical Institute of Belize on the Gross Domestic Product, External Trade and the ...

Shaun Bennett Says A BDF Soldier Assaulted Him
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/12/08
A Belize City man says that an off-duty BDF solider was one of three men who attacked and beat him with a pistol last night. At 9:30, 26 year old Shaun ...

The Incomparable Frankie Reneau
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/12/08
“Tonight we have a little different program because we’ve included the Pallotti Strings and also Belize Choral Society who are singing some arrangements of ...

FIRE DESTROYS HOME IN SAN IGNACIO AND Belize CITY
LoveFM, Belize - 9/12/08
In Belize City, a 20 by 24 wooden structure on Gill Street was gutted by fire. Acting Fire Chief, Ted Smith tells us more. “This morning at 8:05am we ...

APPEAL FOR BELIZEAN MEN HELD IN CHETUMAL WAS SCHEDULED FOR TODAY
LoveFM, Belize - 9/12/08
Unlike in Belize , the men themselves will not appear in the appeals court but the case file will be presented to the judge who will decide to retain, ...

Belize’S ECONOMY REBOUND FROM A BAD FIRST QUARTER
LoveFM, Belize - 9/12/08
Belize’s economy has seen an increase. That is according to figures released by the Statistical Institute of Belize. A release from the Institute says after ...

CONTINENTAL AIRLINES AND TACA CANCEL FLIGHTS DUE TO HURRICANE IKE
LoveFM, Belize - 9/12/08
Continental Airlines and Taca Airlines have both cancelled their flights from Belize City to Houston. Rudolph Coye is the Station Manager of Taca Airlines. ...CAL

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 9/12/08
Belize City Police are also investigating a report by 27-year-old John Singh. Singh told Police that sometime between seven-30 Wednesday night and six ...

BANANA GROWERS ASSOCIATION RECEIVES NEW VEHICLES
LoveFM, Belize - 9/12/08
... be used to support outreach activities in the banana belt. The vehicles are funded by the European Union and are jointly valued at $350000 Belize dollars.

2008 MILITARY TATTOO TO BE HELD
LoveFM, Belize - 9/12/08
The 2008 Belize Defense Force, Fire Service and Police Military Tattoo will be held this evening at the Rogers Stadium. Captain Alvin Amoa of the Belize ...

FIRST EVER MISS Y INTERNATIONAL PAGEANT TO BE HELD
LoveFM, Belize - 9/12/08
The first ever Ms. YWCA International pageant will be held this evening at the Belize City Centre. Six lovely, Belizean born ladies will be strutting their ...

Belizeans celebrate 210th Battle of St. George’s Caye anniversary
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/12/08
Festivities honouring the occasion began with the official ceremonies at the Memorial Park, where the Governor General Sir Colville Young inspected a Belize ...

Galen University making strides after just five years
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/12/08
By Adolph Lucas Jr. - Staff Reporter Galen University in Belize, is celebrating five years since it opened its doors on September 3 of 2003, ...

Grenade Scare! Inexperience saves the day
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/12/08
A press conference held by the Belize Police Department, addressed the grenade issue and also released information on a shooting incident that occurred ...

Editorial
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/12/08
If the Government of Belize is satisfied that the Carnival attack was indeed an act of sabotage, it has a duty and an obligation to do something to protect ...

Security forces on high alert
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/12/08
Belize’s security forces continue to be on high alert across the country, particularly in the Belize City area leading up to the Independence Day ...

Banks, suspect in container heist
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/12/08
By Anita Nembhard - Freelance Writer Belize City badman, thirty-year-old Darren Banks, who works as a construction supervisor with the Conscious Youth ...

Peten’s Jose Alberto Xol repeats as Lionman Triathlon champion
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/12/08
... of the annual Lionman Triathlon organized by the Belize Triathlon Association beside the Sandlighters Promenade in Belize City on Sunday, September 7. ...

9/11/08

September Celebrations kick off
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 9/11/08
During this holiday, San Pedro Town rejoices in its patriotism and took the opportunity to coronate Miss San Pedro 2008/09 Lizette Vasquez. ...

Mid-flight scare - Tropic Air caravan makes emergency landing
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 9/11/08
The last time Tropic Air made an emergency landing was in July 2007 when a small Cessna landed in the Port of Belize/Customs area but no fatalities were ...

Dolphins crush Juventus 4-2
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 9/11/08
In other action around the league, FC Belize defeated Hankook Verdes 3-1 at the MCC Grounds, whilst George Town Ibayani edged Wagiya 2-1. ...

Cangrejo Caye becomes part of Hol Chan
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 9/11/08
The Cangrejo Marine habitats maintain the lobster fishery in Northern Belize viable. Apart from supporting the fishing industry, this area is heavily used ...

TRADE MISSION OF THE TRI-COUNTY BLACK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TO VISIT ...
LoveFM, Belize - 9/11/08
Representatives of the Tri-county Black Chamber of Commerce from Houston Texas are in Belize preparing for a three day trade mission that will be held in ...

FAITH AND JUSTICE COMMISSION TAKE A STAND AGAINST CRIME
LoveFM, Belize - 9/11/08
We denounce as unacceptable and intolerable violence as a way of life in Belize. We refuse to be held hostage by the paralysis of fear. ...

MAN CHARGED FOR UNLAWFUL CARNAL KNOWLEDGE IN Belize CITY
LoveFM, Belize - 9/11/08
Belize City Police say they visited a house where they saw Yorke and a 14-year-old minor nude in a room. The two were escorted to the Police Station. ...

PIANIST FRANKIE RENEAU TO PERFORM AT THE BLISS FRIDAY NIGHT
LoveFM, Belize - 9/11/08
“I would like them all to turn up and this is something that you don’t usually see in Belize and that is unfortunate. But supporting the young people is ...

GALEN UNIVERSITY CELEBRATES 5TH ANNIVERSARY
LoveFM, Belize - 9/11/08
The University this year added a Bachelor’s in Education program as a part of their commitment to strengthen the education system in Belize.

9/9/08

Erotic and Black Pearl Protest Carnival Results
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/9/08
... we gave them energy and then you guys were there with the cameras, I was there so I know this and all of Belize were there so they know this. ...

The Grenade Came from BATSUB
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/9/08
That’s the bottom line on a cursory investigation conducted by the British Forces in Belize. As Jacqueline Godwin found out today, that’s one key answer ...

Opposition Says $50 million Needed to Fight Crime
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/9/08
I believe that it is time for us to look at southside Belize City, and I also need to quickly add that we have poverty in Orange Walk, in the Orange Walk ...

Mayor Moya Says the Tenth will be Safe
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/9/08
... problems or chaos, it is our duty as a resident of Belize City and even as a visitor to Belize City that we report that to the authorities immediately. ...

OPPOSITION LEADER SPEAKS OUT AGAINST WEEKEND INCIDENTS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/9/08
The People’s United Party has issued a statement condemning the recent spate of violence over the weekend in Belize City. Leader of the Opposition, ...

MAN ROBBED OF MORE THAN 5 THOUSAND DOLLARS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/9/08
32-year-old Celso Leal of San Carlos Area in Orange Walk Town told Police on Sunday afternoon he came to Belize City purchase a car. ...

ANNUAL FIRE ENGINE PARADE HELD COUNTRYWIDE
LoveFM, Belize - 8/9/08
The Annual Fire Engine Parade is set to take place tonight in Belize City as well as in the other districts. Earlier today Love News spoke with Acting Fire ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/9/08
Thieves made off with 14 thousand dollars worth of items from Courts Belize, San Ignacio Branch. Manager of the establishment 40-year-old Sharon Morris ...

CARNIVAL BANDS NOT HAPPY WITH THE RESULTS OF THE ROAD MARCH
LoveFM, Belize - 8/9/08
If one can walk into a store and buy these things and then just put them together and call it a costume then Belize is going nowhere with carnival with ...

NATIONAL COUNCIL ON AGING TO CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF OLDER ...
LoveFM, Belize - 8/9/08
The National Council on Aging in Belize will once again join the rest of the world in celebrating International Day of Older Persons. ...

May the glory never fade!
Amandala, Belize - 8/9/08
Some historians have questioned why our slave ancestors fought for Belize. Maybe they just wanted to fight, Braa. Maybe it was just a matter that they had ...

Struggle for survival
Amandala, Belize - 8/9/08
At the time Mendoza Palomo made that statement, black people were still the majority in Belize. Today in Belize, blacks are a decided minority, ...

Tarpon, permit and bonefish protected in Belize
Los Angeles Times, CA - 8/9/08
So Belize is applauded for approving new legislation mandating catch and release for tarpon, permit and bonefish. The Central American nation is a paradise ...

Penelope Cruz's sunny romance
stv.tv, UK - 4 hours ago
... who are believed to have been dating for around a year, spent a week in the luxurious private resort of Cayo Espanto, off the coast of Belize. ...

9/8/08

WASHED OUT BRIDGES TO BE REPLACED SOON
LoveFM, Belize - 9/8/08
On behalf of the Government of Belize and the Ministry of Works we are doing our best to ensure that the infrastructure of this country, with the little ...

BODY FOUND ON THE NORTHERN HIGHWAY HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED
LoveFM, Belize - 9/8/08
The body has been identified as 18-year-old Stanley Moguel of Balan Street in Belize City. Police say Moguel’s body was seen with apparent gunshot wounds to ...

POLICE PATROLS IN Belize CITY INCREASE SOME MORE
LoveFM, Belize - 9/8/08
Officials of the Belize Police Department along with Prime Minister Dean Barrow this afternoon met with the media to address the incidences reported over ...

SAN IGNACIO/SANTA ELENA TOWN COUNCIL TAKES OVER GARBAGE COLLECTION
LoveFM, Belize - 9/8/08
We know that garbage collection is one of the main priorities of any Town Council within this country of Belize and anywhere else. ...

NUMBER OF ROBBERIES REPORTED IN LADYVILLE AND DANGRIGA
LoveFM, Belize - 9/8/08
Over the past few weeks there has been an increase in the reports of robbery in and around Belize City, Ladyville and Dangriga. This morning we spoke to two ...

9/5/08

Editorial
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/5/08
It grew out of a punitive expedition ordered by Spain against the British settlement at the mouth of the Belize River. The expedition was led by Field ...

Terasen Gas applies to lower natural gas rates
Trading Markets (press release), CA - 9/5/08
Fortis Inc. owns non-regulated hydroelectric generation assets across Canada and in Belize and upper New York State. It also owns hotels and commercial real ...

BTB awards five tourism scholarships
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/5/08
By Albert Ciego - Staff Reporter Five Belizean students from across the country are this year the recipients of the Belize Tourism Board 2008 scholarship ...

Karima Card wins 2008 Queen of the Bay
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/5/08
... wowed the judges with her wit, eloquence and poise to win the 2008 Queen of the Bay pageant held at the Belize City Centre last Saturday night, ...

M?xico and Central America join Belize to celebrate their ...
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/5/08
The Embassies of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico and Nicaragua have joined Belize to celebrate their Independence Day with an artistic ...

The Bryce-Simpsons get their big break!
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/5/08
He was especially encouraged, he said, because the Mayor of Belize City had expressed her confidence in the talents of the group. ...

$2 million set aside for the poor
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/5/08
Belize’s welfare program will be receiving a much needed financial boost this month when it gets an additional $2 million that has been set aside by the ...

Albert and Regent Streets will not be ready for September Celebrations
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/5/08
By Adolph Lucas Jr. - Staff Reporter The Downtown Rehabilitation Project for Belize City, which got underway four months ago in April and which was to be ...

Philip SW Goldson to get National Hero recognition
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/5/08
Philip SW Goldson, Belize’s beloved patriot and national hero who passed away seven years ago on October 1 of 2001, will finally get one of the country’s ...

Audit Department moves in on City Hall
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/5/08
It is now left to the Belize City Council to address the queries pointed out by the Audit Department. Mayor Moya has been in the hot seat for the past three ...

Barrow government gets $29 million boost
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/5/08
Prime Minister Barrow received a US $12.5 million check and a US $416500 check from Taiwan’s Ambassador to Belize Ting Joseph Shih on Thursday, September 4. ...

Customs conducts internal investigation
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/5/08
Medicines containing the drug have been barred from importation to Belize since June. The drug is used to manufacture the illicit drug, crystal meth. ...

Belize Telemedia wins XVIII National Womens Softball Championships
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/5/08
By William Ysaguirre - Freelance Writer The Belize Telemedia women’s softball team celebrated their 14th championship victory when they won all their games ...

Edwin Ramirez wins 2008 Mr Belize & Kayla Myvette – Miss Bodyfigure
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/5/08
By William Ysaguirre - Freelance Writer Edwin Ramirez of San Pedro won the 2008 Mr. Belize Bodybuilding Competition hosted by the Belize Body Building ...

Three years for smooching & touching
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/5/08
By Anita Nembhard - Freelance Writer Nineteen -year-old Francis Gonzales, a resident of Oleander Street in Belize City, will have to spend the next three ...

Former Minister Jose Coye relents! Says he won’t sue Shackron
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/5/08
By Albert Ciego - Staff Reporter Alfred Shackron, the Belize City buisnessman and pawnshop owner who claimed he paid former PUP Minister, Joe Coye hundreds ...

Cops hold Honduran fishermen posing as Belizeans
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/5/08
... be Jose Luis Montero, 35-year-old Melin Javier Lopez Arrita, probably did not know that the real Jose Luis Montero was alive and living in Belize City. ...

Braun’s murderer believed to be ZETA gang member
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/5/08
... Officer in Charge in Corozal, Belizean officials will make a formal request to the Mexican authorities for Moctezuma to face criminal charges in Belize. ...

Magistrate’s court dismisses criminal charges against First ...
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/5/08
By Anita Nembhard - Freelance Writer Criminal charges against two of Belize’s major commercial banks finally came about this week, but not before the ...

9/4/08

South Beach …the developer’s side
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 9/4/08
Asmall fishing village San Pedro once was. However, through development and recognition, more people flocked to the sandy shore. Soon enough, in 1984, ...

Lizette Vasquez crowned Miss San Pedro
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 9/4/08
With thunderous applause from an enthusiastic crowd, charming Lizette Vasquez was voted Miss San Pedro 2008-2009 last Saturday, August 30th. ...

Counterfeit notes in San Pedro
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 9/4/08
Last week, counterfeiters were at it again, as they passed American $20 bills in San Pedro in a number of instances. Authorities became aware of the ...

Parham and Gonzalez go head to head with SPTC
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 9/4/08
This week, the wave crashed on San Pedro’s shores when Yolanda Parham and Kevin Gonzalez, UDP loyalists, applied for an injunction against the San Pedro ...

Cabinet Orders Audit of Belize City Council
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/4/08
And in other news from Cabinet, the Prime Minister today confirmed that the Auditor General’s office will be asked to do an audit of the Belize City ...

Belize Will Sign EPA
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/4/08
But Belize won’t be there because Prime Minister Dean Barrow is staying in Belize for the tenth. He told us that this country will send its position to the ...

Rhaburn Ridge Immigrant Settlers Don't Want CYDP Youths in their Area
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/4/08
Three weeks ago a bus filled with youths from Belize City rolled into the immigrant community of Rhaburn Ridge on the Northern Highway, causing unease and ...

Flowers Banks' Future is in Cohune Oil
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/4/08
Flowers Bank Village, the former logwood settlement in the Belize River Valley is writ large in Belizean history – most notably for the Flowers Bank Negroes ...

Phillip Goldson Will BE Named National Hero
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/4/08
Manuel Esquivel who will be conferred with the Order of Belize. Also to be honoured are Leigh Richardson, Senior Counsel Lois Young, and Senator Godwin ...

9/3/08

COHUNE OIL PROCESSING PLANT TO BE CONSTRUCTED IN FLOWERS BANK
LoveFM, Belize - 9/3/08
Edmund Castro is the Area Representative for Belize Rural North and he presented the letter of approval for acquisition of land. “I believe programs like ...

COOL STORAGE FACILITY TO BE CONSTRUCTED IN MASKALL VILLAGE
LoveFM, Belize - 9/3/08
Area Representative for Belize Rural North Edmund Castro also broke ground earlier this afternoon for cooling storage facility that will benefit the farmers ...

PEOPLE’S UNITED PARTY SPEAKS OUT AGAINST “POLITICAL FIRINGS”
LoveFM, Belize - 9/3/08
"The party issued a press release expressing its grave concern regarding the reports that 12 public officers are to be fired from the Belize Agricultural ...

MESOAMERICAN COUNTRIES JOIN Belize IN CELEBRATING INDEPENDENCE
LoveFM, Belize - 9/3/08
Popular dances and folk music will be on display in Belmopan on the 13 th , September and in Belize City on the 14 th . Marcelino Miranda is the Press ...

9/2/08

NEW GUIDELINES SET FOR THE EXPORTATION OF SCRAP METALS
LoveFM, Belize - 9/2/08
A meeting was held on August 21 with the participation of personnel from the Department of the Environment, Belize Defense Force, and Police, Transport, ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 9/2/08
Police were called to the Belize City Social Security Branch office on Monday after the men were presumably trying to obtain social security cards with the ...

UNDP SMALL GRANTS PROGRAMME TO FUND COHUNE OIL PLANT IN FLOWERS BANK
LoveFM, Belize - 9/2/08
The project will produce cohune oil which is HACCP certified through the Belize Agricultural Health Authority BAHA, everything is going to be done up to ...

ASSOCIATION OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS MET WITH CDB OFFICIALS
LoveFM, Belize - 9/2/08
We believe our collective voice for the advancement of the profession in Belize we have our act and we are concerned about some other things that are ...

MEXICO - Belize SECURITY OFFICIALS MEET TO DISCUSS BORDER ...
LoveFM, Belize - 9/2/08
Security officials of Belize and Mexico met last week in Mexico City for a technical meeting aimed at strengthening border security. ...

Election fevers
Amandala, Belize - 9/2/08
I don’t know what is going on round and about Belize, but the wind currents whisper lazy leadership sinks the day. A constituency like Queen’s Square must ...

Gentle Touch crowned champs of Belize Female Football
Amandala, Belize - 9/2/08
The cream of Belize female football converged on the MCC Garden on Saturday afternoon for a showcase All Star game featuring a selection of star players ...

From The Publisher
Amandala, Belize - 9/2/08
A 40-odd member drug ring involved in the movement of $2.2 billion (US) worth of cocaine into the United States from Colombia through the Belize ...

San Jose/San Antonio land dispute
Amandala, Belize - 9/2/08
In all we are sending the message clear to the MLA and the nation of Belize that San Jose in the Toledo District will maintain individual land ownership and ...

Karima Card, 21, is 63rd Queen of the Bay
Amandala, Belize - 9/2/08
Every September, the flowers of our nation’s womanhood gather in Belize City to pursue Belize’s most prestigious title, the Queen of the Bay, and the right ...

The lessons of Gustav
Amandala, Belize - 9/2/08
There are people in Haiti, Jamaica, Cuba, New Orleans, and Belize who share the same ancestors in West Africa three and four hundred years ago. ...

BEL seh ih bruk!
Amandala, Belize - 9/2/08
The Belize Electricity Limited (BEL) and the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) continue to be at loggerheads over the PUC’s final tariff decisions in June, ...

Three Saturday night shootings in Belize City
Amandala, Belize - 9/2/08
Most of the time when police are called to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital, it is because the hospital authorities call them on account of someone who ...

Friday night’s attempted jack of ephedrine pills container at Customs
Amandala, Belize - 9/2/08
The latest information on suspicious containers that had arrived in Belize was relayed by the Comptroller of Customs, Gregory Gibson, who was flanked by ...

9/1/08

A teenager has been charged with murder.
LoveFM, Belize - 9/1/08
Police say Zetina, Baiza and Gaspar Vasquez all UB students hitched a ride from Belize City to Orange Walk Town on Thursday evening and were traveling in ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 16 minutes ago
A Belize City man has been charged with drug trafficking. On Saturday morning Police conducted a search at the home of 55-year-old Barrington Carr on Amara ...

Belize ELECTRICITY LIMITED RESPONDS TO THE PUBLIC UTILITIES ...
LoveFM, Belize - 9/1/08
Belize Electricity Limited today issued a response to the clarification made by the Public Utilities Commission regarding services that were discontinued by ...

THREE SHOOTINGS REPORTED OVER THE WEEKEND
LoveFM, Belize - 9/1/08
Three shootings were reported in Belize City over the weekend. In the first incident 32-year-old Nuri Thomas was shot around 6 on Saturday evening. ...

RAISE YOUR FLAG AND WIN WITH LOVE COMPETITION STARTED TODAY
LoveFM, Belize - 9/1/08
If the person is from Belize City every week they will come to K-Park, get $125 worth of groceries every week for the entire 52 weeks. ...

POLICE DEPARTMENT STEPS UP PATROLS FOR SEPTEMBER CELEBRATIONS
LoveFM, Belize - 9/1/08
The Belize Police Department has stepped up their patrols this month in connection with the activities that will be held across the country as a part of the ...

8/29/2008

Super League semipro tournament Week 1 results
Amandala, Belize - 8/29/08
Belize Telemedia Limited is the 2008 Belize City Interoffice Football Champions. On Thursday last, BTL and National Sports Council played to a nil-nil draw. ...

Belize BASKETBALL FEDERATION TO HOLD ELECTION
Amandala, Belize - 8/29/08
The current executive body, that has been at the helm of Belize’s basketball since 2005, more than likely will depart without much fanfare and without much ...

The most important issue
Amandala, Belize - 8/29/08
I read the Amandala in the August 27th paper by Dr. Jerome Straughan, “A View of Crime and Violence in Belize,” and I appreciate the references to others ...

Belizeans in New York form new chemotherapy organization
Amandala, Belize - 8/29/08
In an effort to provide badly needed financial support to cancer patients, a group of Belizeans in New York have recently established the Belize ...

Corozal’s health care emergency
Amandala, Belize - 8/29/08
Mr. Prime Minister of Belize, Hon Dean O. Barrow, isn’t that a shame? Do you know how many people die and suffer under pain because of the lack of the ...

Large Senate majority endorses constitutional amendments
Amandala, Belize - 8/29/08
The widely debated Belize Constitution Sixth Amendment Bill got more than the required simple majority approval in the Senate this afternoon, ...

Songwriter Alex Norales “on top of the world”
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/29/08
Alex Norales, a Belize City high school teacher, is the top winner in the Patriotic Song Competition. Norales received a $3000 cheque as part of his winning ...

Baird has his way with BEL
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/29/08
... on Monday August 18, parked his Ford Escort car in front of BEL’s Cooperate Headquarters at Mile 21/2 on the Northern Highway in Belize City. ...

Port Loyola Library to get face-lift
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/29/08
By Lisbeth Ayuso The Port Loyola Library, located on Central American Boulevard in Belize City will get a $200000 face lift, thanks to the Rotary Club of ...

Caye Caulker gets its first ever high school
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/29/08
... cutting ceremony, attended by Minister Manuel Heredia as keynote speaker, will be held at Ocean Academy Community grounds on Caye Caulker, Belize. ...

Juliet and Zenaida
Amandala, Belize - 8/29/08
But she made a big mistake on Wednesday morning when Belize City Mayor, Zenaida Moya, called the WAVE morning show immediately after the city administrator, ...

Crime and Punishment V
Amandala, Belize - 8/29/08
I think the home invader who killed Miss Ruiz did not for a moment consider the penalty for his crime, because life has become devalued in Belize. ...

No pharmacist!
Amandala, Belize - 8/29/08
This act alone described by Mr. Magaña is a violation of the laws of Belize. And this is also not the only pharmacy that engages in these practices in this ...

BNTU to arrange meeting with politicians over shady transfers
Amandala, Belize - 8/29/08
The Belize National Teachers’ Union (BNTU) met with unionized teachers in Orange Walk yesterday to record their grievances over a series of summer holiday ...

Anna Rachael Montejo named new Belize City Magistrate
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/29/08
She was sworn in by Justice Minnet Hafiz Bertram on Wednesday August 20th and took the oath of office according to schedule three of the Belize Constitution ...

Four Chinese busted for sale of illegal boledo
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/29/08
By Anita Nembhard - Freelance Writer Belize City police say they have arrested four Chinese nationals in separate incidents, who were caught in the act ...

Court orders father of 11 to pay $10000 court fine
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/29/08
Williams, a father of 11 children, opted to plead guilty to a charge of drug trafficking when he appeared in the Belize City magistrate’s court Wednesday ...

Citco in disarray! Dirty laundry exposed
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/29/08
Its leader and Prime Minister of Belize, Dean Barrow, left the country on Wednesday on personal business and senior executives, including ministers have ...

Queen of the Bay to be chosen
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/29/08
By Lisbeth Ayuso Ten young ladies will be competing for the title of Queen of the Bay this Saturday at the Belize City Center. ...

We have 47 guests online
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/29/08
Does this now mean that Belize has bi-partisan support for calling a referendum or for going to the International Court of Justice? Maybe not! ...

PM Dean Barrow
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/29/08
Barrow told the nation that the FIU was in the process of withdrawing the charges against the Belize Bank and First Caribbean International Bank and that ...

Barrow says US $10M will go towards the poor
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/29/08
The government got back the money from the Belize Bank on Monday August 11, eight months after the past Musa administration diverted it, ...

Union and GOB buck heads over sudden transfer of teachers
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/29/08
By Adolph Lucas Jr. - Staff Reporter Tension is brewing between the Ministry of Education and the Belize National Teachers Union over reports that the ...

Belize says “no” to Caribbean political union
Amandala, Belize - 28/29/08
Trinidad & Tobago’s Prime Minister Patrick Manning visited Belize Prime Minister Dean Barrow very briefly on Monday, August 25, as a part of Mr. Manning’s ...

Author: Adele Ramos
Amandala, Belize - 8/29/08
And if big corporations in the great United States can be made to face stiff penalties under the law, why can’t enforcers in Belize similarly apply the law ...

Mennonite company begins selling local diesel
Amandala, Belize - 8/29/08
The locally-produced diesel costs only 6% less than the diesel at the pumps of Belize City gas stations, which sell for $10.60 a gallon. ...

Who’s the boss?
Amandala, Belize - 8/29/08
At press time tonight, the country’s premier electricity distributor, Belize Electricity Limited (BEL), had not resumed new service installations despite a ...

City Hall haul anh pull!
Amandala, Belize - 8/29/08
Belize City Mayor, Zenaida Moya, is once again in the center of a political maelstrom, only five weeks away from the United Democratic Party’s mayoral ...

Shot, burned, and dismembered in Sarteneja!
Amandala, Belize - 8/29/08
Amandala was unable to reach any family members at the family home until late today, as they were in Belize City on business. Ronnie’s father, Fernando, ...

Supt. Chester Williams Reports for Desk Duty
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/29/08
... case pending against the Department for taking wrongful disciplinary measures and he is also challenging his demotion at the Belize Advisory Council.

BELTRAIDE's New Chairman Resigns
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/29/08
... to promote Belizean investment worldwide, but right now getting over internal troubles right here in Belize is proving too much to deal with. ...

Carnival Heats Up
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/29/08
“This year our theme is old Belize. The reason why we’re doing old Belize is we want to take a lot of youths back to time when Belize was Belize. ...

Pygmy Sperm Whale found
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 8/29/08
The nine foot, 600 pound adult whale was found about 4:50 pm on Sunday evening languishing in the surf some fifteen miles east of San Pedro Town. ...

Alex Noralez wins Song Competitions
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 8/29/08
In an interview with The San Pedro Sun, he commented, “It felt great winning these competitions. Song writing does require work but it is what I am ...

8/28/2008

ACB SPEAKS OUT ON CITY HALL MESS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/28/2008
The Association of Concerned Belizeans today issued a release stating their position on the recent public upheaval within the Belize City Council. ...

HIGH ENROLLMENT RESULTS IN TEXT BOOK SHORTAGE AT UB
LoveFM, Belize - 8/28/2008
The University of Belize is this year boasting the highest student intake since their establishment eight years ago. While this speaks volumes for the only ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/28/2008
Belize City Police have detained 21-year-old Wilworth Williams in connection with a shooting yesterday afternoon. Just after midday Police responded to ...

PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION CLARIFIES DECISION 9 OF FINAL DECISION
LoveFM, Belize - 8/28/2008
Recently it was reported that Belize Electricity Limited were not doing any new connections or line extensions for customers. This is because, according to ...

WISH FOUNDATION HANDS OUT SCHOOL KITS TO NEEDY CHILDREN
LoveFM, Belize - 8/28/2008
In an attempt to reach as many kids as possible the foundation members are personally sponsoring one student from Belize City and one student from Cayo. ...

TELEMEDIA LAUNCHES ELECTRONIC DIRECTORY
LoveFM, Belize - 8/28/2008
Belize Telemedia Limited today launched the electronic version of their 2008 Telephone Directory. Suzette Tillett is the Manager of Directory Services at ...

35 Youths Survived 3 Weeks in the Jungle
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/28/2008
The youths, ranging in age from 13 to 17, spent three weeks in the jungle – learning survival skills from the Belize Defense Force and life skills from the ...

Chinese Nationals Didn't Run with $150000
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/28/2008
They were leaving the country because they told authorities that the business owner Kevin Sing who departed Belize over a year ago had promised to make ...

8/27/2008

MORE WORKERS CLAIM POLITICAL VICTIMIZATION
LoveFM, Belize - 8/27/08
We were also informed that the managing director of the Belize Agricultural health Authority has resigned. We contacted the office of the Ministry of ...

MINISTER OF EDUCATION RESPONDS TO BNTU
LoveFM, Belize - 8/27/08
The Orange Walk Branch of the Belize National Teachers Union met earlier today to discuss the transfer of teachers in the district. ...

Belize CITY ADMINISTRATOR SAYS Belize WASTE CONTROL HAS BEEN PAID
LoveFM, Belize - 8/27/08
Yesterday in our evening newscast we stated that reports coming out of the Belize City Council were that City Administrator Englebert Perrera was refusing ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/27/08
Two Belize City residents have been arrested and charged for drug trafficking. Shortly before 11 yesterday morning, police searched a house in the Pickstock ...

ROTARY CLUB HOLDS SEMI ANNUAL CARDIAC CLINICS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/27/08
The Rotary Club of Belize will be hosting their semi annual cardiac clinics this weekend in Belize City and in Dangriga. These clinics are held at six ...

RED CROSS TO ESTABLISH COMMUNITY RESPONSE TEAMS IN NORTHERN VILLAGES
LoveFM, Belize - 8/27/08
The Belize Red Cross today launched the second phase of their disaster response enhancement project. A similar project aimed at organizing Community ...

8/26/2008

Mayor Zenaida Moya Points Finger at City Administrator
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/26/2008
Was the money available to pay Belize Waste Control? “Well today we have proceeded to pay whatever was outstanding to him in full. ...

PUC at War with BEL over New Service Installations
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/26/2008
The Public Utilities Commission and Belize Electricity Limited are at war again, but this time it’s not over rates, it’s about what are called new service ...

Garbage Crisis: Waste Control Refuses to Pick Up Until City ...
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/26/2008
If you live in Belize City and your garbage wasn’t picked up today or yesterday – you are not alone because the city is in the midst of a garbage crisis. ...

Methodist Teachers Confront Illiteracy
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/26/2008
... we’ve been experiencing in some of our primary schools and not only in the Methodist Primary Schools but generally throughout Belize that our children ...

BNTU SAYS TEACHER’S TRANSFER IS POLITICAL
LoveFM, Belize - 8/26/2008
The Belize National Teachers’ Union has written to Minister of Education Patrick Faber following the transfer of a number of teachers. ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/26/2008
Belize City police have arrested and charged Belizean American Guy Fuller for drug trafficking. Police reports are that around noon yesterday police were on ...

FIRST HIGH SCHOOL OPENS IN CAYE CAULKER
LoveFM, Belize - 8/26/2008
The way that we finance the school is the families are asked to pay $200.00 Belize a month and the rest of the tuition comes from donors. ...

UNIVERSITY OF Belize TO HOLD PUBLIC LECTURE TOMORROW
LoveFM, Belize - 8/26/2008
The University of Belize will tomorrow be hosting a lecture at the Jaguar Auditorium in Belmopan. The lecture will be delivered by UCLA’s professor Robert ...

For the want of a Belizean flag
Amandala, Belize - 8/26/2008
When the Belize Olympic team passed through Los Angeles on their way to Beijing, China, for the 2008 Summer Olympic Games, the Belizean community certainly ...

House approves constitutional amendments and petroleum surcharge
Amandala, Belize - 8/26/2008
The House of Representatives on Friday approved the Belize Constitution 6th Amendment Bill, as well as amendments to the Income and Business Tax Act which ...

3 Chinese rip off employer $153272.55
Amandala, Belize - 8/26/2008
The owner of NAIC, Kevin Singh, is out of the country, reportedly in Mainland China, but police tell us he is on his way back to Belize and will be ...

Anna Rachel Montejo is Belize’s newest magistrate
Amandala, Belize - 8/26/2008
... where she will formally receive the postgraduate Certificate of Legal Education (CLE) and, thereafter, she is expecting to be called to the Belize Bar. ...

Laundering charges dropped against Belize banks!
Amandala, Belize - 8/26/2008
The Belize Bank and First Caribbean will not stand trial for a string of charges under the Money Laundering (Prevention) Act, ...

8/25/08

IDB Grants Kriol Council US$5000 for Education
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/25/08
We are absolutely delighted that the Belize Kriol Council won this year’s grant program for the IDB’s cultural program that we have each year. ...

Bank of New York's Warning to the Central Bank
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/25/08
That would put the Belize Bank’s operations in Belize in some jeopardy because the correspondent bank is the one that accepts the deposits of its respondent ...

Locally Refined Diesel Selling for $9.95 per Gallon
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/25/08
We make it here in Belize.” And the “we” is Peter Techrioeb and his father. They refine the crude oil from BNE, into diesel which they say is just as good ...

PG Health Inspector Charged for Extortion
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/25/08
The Chinese community in southern Belize has been complaining about health inspector Jerome Gill. They told us that Gill had been extorting them, ...

CYDP Youths Till the Soil in Teakettle
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/25/08
Last week we introduced to some youths who were ready to put down the guns and to put their hands in the ground in Belize Rural North where they were ...

Security Guard killed in Western Highway Collision
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/25/08
... I understand that a bus had stopped to let off passengers and a car coming from Belize City direction collided head on into him spinning Delroy’s car ...

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO’S PRIME MINISTER VISITS Belize
LoveFM, Belize - 8/25/08
The Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago Patrick Manning was in Belize today. With no public announcement of the visit, Mr. Manning flew in from the ...

Belize LIONS CLUB HOLDS 4TH ANNUAL TEACHER TRAINING WORKSHOP
LoveFM, Belize - 8/25/08
The Belize Lions Club is this week hosting their 4 th annual Lion’s Quest workshop for teachers. Over 85 teachers from primary and secondary schools around ...

IDB FUNDS Belize KRIOL PROJECT
LoveFM, Belize - 8/25/08
The Inter-American Development Bank this afternoon hosted the launch of the “Kriol Council Project Launch and Culture Day” at its IDB offices in the Belize ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/25/08
Belize City police are investigating a case of rape and robbery that occurred early yesterday morning. The victim reported to police that she was walking ...

YWCA OFFERS SCHOLARSHIP TO YOUNG WOMEN
LoveFM, Belize - 8/25/08
As a result of this the YWCA submitted a proposal to the European Union through the Belize Rural Development Project. The proposal was accepted and that is ...

PATRIOTIC SONG COMPETITION WINNER ANNOUNCED
LoveFM, Belize - 8/25/08
Noralez won $3000.00 and a trophy for his entry Sweet Belize. Second place went to last year’s champion Joe Lawrence who won $2000.00 and a trophy and third ...

8/22/08

Portal to Maya Underworld Found in Mexico?
National Geographic, DC - 8/22/08
Stretching south from southern Mexico, through Guatemala, and into northern Belize, the Maya culture had its heyday from about AD 250 to 900, ...

Wife drops charges against husband; saves him from jail
Amandala, Belize - 8/22/08
Claudia Saunders, 28, financial manager for the Belize Zoo and Tropical Education Center at Mile 29, Western Highway, today asked the Magistrate’s Court to ...

Puss anh daag da City Hall
Amandala, Belize - 8/22/08
Belize City Councilor Mark King held a press conference today (this newspaper was not invited) to bring several charges of corruption against Mayor Zenaida ...

People’s National Party awards education grants and school supplies
Amandala, Belize - 8/22/08
Recipients of these grants will attend University of Belize, Julian Cho Technical High School, Toledo Community College, and the Saint Peter Claver ...

Banana League semifinals begin, Mundialito 2008 ends
Amandala, Belize - 8/22/08
Congrats to the Champion Italy and Sub-Champion Belize for a well played final; also congrats to Holland for coming in third, and to Argentina for fourth ...

Tahitian Vanilla Originated in Maya Forests, Says UC Riverside ...
Media Newswire (press release), NY - 8/22/08
In January 2009, they will begin mapping cacao-vanilla forest gardens in Belize, southern Mexico and Guatemala. They also are actively advising on ...

Security Service Commission demotes Chester Williams
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/22/08
While Williams can appeal the decision to the Belize Advisory Council, his attorneys reportedly have already issued a letter of concern to the Security ...

Two women arrested for jewelry taken from murder scene
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/22/08
Belize City police got their big break on the key evidence last Thursday evening, when 18-year-old Samantha Grant and her alleged accomplice, 21-year- old ...

No more diplomatic posting for British High John Yapp
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/22/08
Mrs. Courtenay alleged that she found herself alone with High Commissioner Yapp at the end of a charity dinner-dance in Belize City. ...

We have 58 guests online
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/22/08
The amendment lays down stiffer penalties for gun-related offenses and has been reinforced to the fullest by Belize City Magistrates who have been remanding ...

Protester blocks BEL’s entrance to embarass stingy power company
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/22/08
A male nurse employed with the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital let loose his anger and frustration at Belize Electricity Limited (BEL) this week when the ...

We have 52 guests online
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/22/08
By Albert Ciego - Staff Reporter Belize City A group of Belizeans have taken over the Belize Diabetes Association and have vowed to do more to reduce the ...

We have 45 guests online
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/22/08
At the time she lived with her grandmother in a small clapboard house on Belize’s southside. Her mother, Sheena, had her when she herself was seventeen. ...

Andy Palacio Foundation launch
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/22/08
Raquel Battle another member of the Foundation, said that the mission of the Foundation is to create the necessary opportunities to continue Belize’s ...

House meets to discuss Venezuelan money, taxes and loan
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/22/08
The burning issue however, is what government plans to do with the US $10 million it recently managed to take back from the Belize Bank. ...

Simeon Lopez is United Democratic Party’s Belmopan mayoral ...
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/22/08
The later was supported by both area representative John Saldivar and Belize City based Collet representative, Patrick Faber. Both sides accused each other ...

House to debate constitutional amendments Friday
Amandala, Belize - 8/22/08
It also covers a three-term limit for any individual holding the Office of the Prime Minister; the recall of House members; the Belize National Coast Guard ...

Long awaited Doppler radar being readied for end of September
Amandala, Belize - 8/22/08
The long-awaited Doppler radar system for Belize has arrived and is currently being installed on the compound of the National Meteorological Service in ...

The Mariscal-Spencer Treaty between Mexico and England in 1893
Amandala, Belize - 8/22/08
On the other hand, the inhabitants of Belize continued with their labour of cutting logwood and selling weapons to the Cruzob. ...

Ashcroft sends $60 million home to England
Amandala, Belize - 8/22/08
The Belize Bank, whose majority shareholder is British billionaire Michael Ashcroft, paid out very handsome returns to shareholders for 2008 - almost 14 ...

Recall bill is historic, but limiting
Amandala, Belize - 8/22/08
Currently, voters in Belize have no power to remove from office any elected area representatives who they believe are not acting in the public interest, ...

8/21/08

POLICE CONTINUE TO INVESTIGATE COROZAL FREE ZONE MURDER
LoveFM, Belize - 8/21/08
After the killing, Guzman says that the men disappeared into some high bushes adjacent to the river at the Belize/Mexico border. Even though authorities set ...

PEOPLE’S NATIONAL PARTY ASSIST STUDENTS WITH EDUCATION GRANTS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/21/08
The recipients of the grants will now be able to attend Toledo education institutions like the University of Belize Toledo Campus, JC Technical High School, ...

YOUTH BUSINESS TRUST HOLD TRAINING SEMINAR
LoveFM, Belize - 8/21/08
Youth Business Trust Belize will be hosting a one day seminar entitled “Start and Improve Your Business – The Comprehensive Package” for entrepreneurs in ...NJM:4289

US UNIVERSITY PROVIDES HIV TRAINING IN Belize
LoveFM, Belize - 8/21/08
Martha Carrillo, IRH Representative in Belize told us more about the purpose of the seminars. “The institute of Reproductive Health, Georgetown University ...

UWI CHANCELLOR VISITS Belize
LoveFM, Belize - 8/21/08
Jane Bennett, acting Resident Tutor at the University of the West Indies Open Campus, Belize tells us more. “Sir George Alleyne the Chancellor of the ...

8/20/08

CALENDAR OF SEPTEMBER CELEBRATIONS CALENDAR OF EVENTS LAUNCHED
LoveFM, Belize - 8/20/08
The calendar of activities surrounds the 210 th anniversary of the Battle of Saint George’s Caye Day and the 27 th anniversary of Belize’s Independence. ...

NEW ROUNDABOUTS FOR Belize CITY
LoveFM, Belize - 8/20/08
Two new roundabouts are currently under construction at two of Belize City’s hot spots. Councilor Dean Samuels whose portfolio at City Hall includes traffic ...

Belize TOURISM BOARDS ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF TOURISM SCHOLARSHIPS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/20/08
The Belize Tourism Board has announced the recipients of the 2008 Tourism Award Scholarships. Training officer at the Tourism Board Keisha Young told us ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/20/08
Belize City Police have arrested six people in connection with the discovery of a point 38 Winchester ammunition and suspected cannabis. ...

MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE DISCUSSES PRODUCTION OF HOT PEPPERS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/20/08
When in full operation, this project will export some eighteen thousand pounds of hot pepper per week to the US Farmers from the Cayo, Belize , Orange Walk ...

ART EXHIBIT OPENS AT MEXICAN EMBASSY
LoveFM, Belize - 8/20/08
“The exhibition is going to start today at 6:30 pm, August the 20 th , and its going to be at institute of Mexico in Belize. The exhibition is going to ...

8/19/08

KIDNEY ASSOCIATION RECEIVES 50 THOUSAND DOLLARS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/19/08
The Belize Kidney Association yesterday received a cheque of 50 thousand dollars from the Belize Social Security Board. Jose Cruz, public relations officer ...

SOCIAL SECURITY DONATES COMPUTERS TO YOUTH FOR THE FUTURE
LoveFM, Belize - 8/19/08
The Belize Social Security Board today donated four brand new dell computers to Youth for the Future as an addition to their resource centre. ...

ANDY PALACIO FOUNDATION TO BE LAUNCHED
LoveFM, Belize - 8/19/08
... and the objectives are to preserve and promote the legacy of Andy Palacio, Belize’s great music icon, cultural ambassador and UNESCO artist for peace, ...

GRACE KENNEDY ADOPTS ROUNDABOUT ON THE NORTHERN HIGHWAY
LoveFM, Belize - 8/19/08
Grace Kennedy Belize Limited today adopted a roundabout on the Northern Highway. General Manager of Grace Kennedy Alberto Young told Love News his company ...

TELEMEDIA AWARDS 32 SCHOLARSHIPS TO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/19/08
Belize Telemedia Limited today held their 17 th annual scholarship award reception at the Radisson Fort George Hotel. A total of 32 students from across the ...

Eulogy for Denton “D” Garbutt. May 6, 1956 – August 12, 2008
Amandala, Belize - 8/19/08
Denton was born in Belize City on the 6th of May, 1956, to parents Alpheus Budd and Katherine Garbutt, and spent his growing up years living in an alley off ...

From The Publisher
Amandala, Belize - 8/19/08
So, in Belize we’re watching NBC and MSNBC to see the Games, and they are, of course, catering their production for the majority American audience, ...

Gun law jails innocents
Amandala, Belize - 8/19/08
In the Southside of Belize City, and in poor areas of the Northside, there are drugs and guns all around. It’s not only rough. The law seems crazy.

Still no cable from Hattieville to Cotton Tree
Amandala, Belize - 8/19/08
About 400 households in Hattieville, Mahogany Heights, La Democracia, Armenia and Cotton Tree villages still have no cable TV service, after Belize ...

UCLA Professor Robert Hill lectures about Belize’s phenomenal ...
Amandala, Belize - 8/19/08
But the majority of Belizeans who went to school in the colony of British Honduras and the nation of Belize know nothing about the life of the man who ...

Mayor Lopez turns back Belisle challenge in heated UDP Belmopan ...
Amandala, Belize - 8/19/08
Saldivar came out for him Sunday, and brought along two Belize City Cabinet Ministers - Education Minister Patrick Faber and Works Minister Anthony “Boots” ...

8/18/08

The Tilapia Capital
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/18/08
Belize Rural North Area Representative Edmund Castro says he’s determined to make his division the tilapia capital with residents using small scale fish ...

Brian Saunders Charged for Pulling Gun on Wife at Belize Zoo
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/18/08
On Friday we told you about the domestic drama that almost turned into deadly gunplay at the Belize Zoo. Brian Saunders went to his wife’s workplace at the ...

Belize's Wicked Rides
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/18/08
The first so called “Wicked Auto Show” was held yesterday at Old Belize. We’ve taken you to auto shows before but yesterday’s event was on another level. ...

Angel Dorado Shot but not Killed
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/18/08
Belize City Police still have no leads on who shot twenty eight year old Angel Dorado on Friday night and the victim today would not speak to the media. ...

The end of Jonathon & Jayson's Olympic Runs
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/18/08
He ran his qualifying heat in the men’s 200 meter on Monday morning in Beijing, which was Sunday night in Belize. He ran the race in 21.54 seconds and came ...

Teen Charged for Shooting Teen
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/18/08
He appeared with his parents in front of Magistrate Roberta Perez at the Belize Family Court but was denied bail due to the nature of the offence. ...

COURT NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/18/08
The jewelries were found at a pawn shop in Belize City and a medal valued at 3 thousand dollars and identified as the property of Ruiz was found with Davis. ...

KIDNEY ASSOCIATION LAUNCHES AWARENESS CAMPAIGN
LoveFM, Belize - 8/18/08
The Belize Social Security Board has donated 50 thousand dollars to the Belize Kidney Association. CEO Merlene Bailey Martinez handed over the cheque to ...

TILAPIA PONDS TO BE CONSTRUCTED ACROSS THE COUNTRY
LoveFM, Belize - 8/18/08
Minister of State in the Ministry of Works and area representative for Belize Rural North Edmund Castro chaired a meeting with tilapia growers yesterday. ...

ROTARY CLUB AND CHAMBER HOST EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR AWARD CEREMONY
LoveFM, Belize - 8/18/08
The Rotary Club of Belize along with the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry held their first annual Employer of the Year Award ceremony over the ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/18/08
Belize City police are looking for a man following a report of rape. A 33 year old woman told Police that about one o’clock Sunday morning she left her ...

TEACHERS IN MONKEY RIVER ATTENDS TRAINING WORKSHOP
LoveFM, Belize - 8/18/08
"In Belize all teachers are required to train during their break and we will have an annual workshop, we are hoping next year in fact to have a Math ...

8/15/08

POLICE INVESTIGATES POSSIBLE CASE OF ABDUCTION
LoveFM, Belize - 8/15/08
The incident erupted this morning between a couple that was visiting the Belize Zoo. It is reported that during an argument between the couple the husband ...

TELEMEDIA DISCONNECTS CBC FROM SOUTHERN Belize
LoveFM, Belize - 8/15/08
Over the past few weeks there has been an ongoing situation between Belize Telemedia Limited, Channel Broadcasting Corporation and television operators ...

BELIZEAN JONATHON WILLIAMS QUALIFIES TO SEMI FINALS AT OLYMPIC GAMES
LoveFM, Belize - 8/15/08
The other athletes representing Belize are Jayson Jones in the 200 meter; Tricia Flores in the women's long jump and Alphonso Martinez in Taekwondo.

MADE IN USA EXHIBITION OPENS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/15/08
The United States Embassy in Belize today officially opened the 7 th annual Made in the USA exhibition at the Radisson Fort George Hotel. ...

POLICE SEEKS BROOKS FOR SHOOTING INCIDENT
LoveFM, Belize - 8/15/08
Belize City Police are looking for Aaron Brooks for questioning in connection with an incident in which 23-year-old Everald Gray of North Creek. ...

Belize MEDIAL ASSOCIATES TURNS 20
LoveFM, Belize - 8/15/08
Belize Medical Associates is today celebrating their 20 th anniversary. Doctor Fernando Cuellar is a practicing physician at the hospital and he told us ...

CHURCH DONATES TO RED CROSS AND CARE Belize
LoveFM, Belize - 8/15/08
The Belize Red Cross received 75 wheelchairs and CARE Belize received 100 wheelchairs. Carlos Rivas is in charge of welfare assistance within the church for ...

HELPAGE BELMOPAN HAS NEW EXECUTIVES
LoveFM, Belize - 8/15/08
Guest speakers at the AGM were CEO in the Ministry of Human Development and Social Transformation Judith Alpuche and President of Helpage Belize Elias Awe. ...

Milpros and Amandala Sports desk remember Denton Garbutt
Amandala, Belize - 8/15/08
Amandala was instrumental in the struggle initiated by Milpros, beginning in 1989, towards the formation of the first semipro football league in Belize in ...

More advice from Belizean Footballer
Amandala, Belize - 8/15/08
What has the FFB done to improve the level of coaching in Belize? Has there been any type of coaching course provided in Belize? Recently I had attended one ...

From The Publisher
Amandala, Belize - 8/15/08
When all the celebrities in Belize were fighting to get a piece of her, Jones never found time to link with the zinc. Nobody could have been bigger than ...

So many angles
Amandala, Belize - 8/15/08
On April 7th, 1993, my family was almost ready to return to Belize and we were bringing with us a young boy who had pretty much moved in with us. ...

God’s agents and Satan’s agents
Amandala, Belize - 8/15/08
That day Belize shall tremble. The day when our people demand justice here on this piece of land named Belize, and not after death in a place of no return ...

BTL pulls the plug on CBC
Amandala, Belize - 8/15/08
Belize Telemedia pulled the plug on Channel Broadcasting Cable’s (CBC) service in those areas following the cable company’s decision to abide by the law and ...

Customs charge two for importing prohibited medical substance used ...
Amandala, Belize - 8/15/08
Pseudo ephedrine is extracted from Sudolor to make a controlled drug, reportedly methamphetamine, which is circulating in Belize. The single market value of ...

Life for Jose Maria Zetina, 45, convicted of killing pregnant ...
Amandala, Belize - 8/15/08
Belize has not executed the death penalty in a murder conviction since the hanging death of Kent Bowers in 1985. DPP Cheryl Lynn Branker Taitt referred us ...

Butane down by five dollars per hundred pound
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/15/08
By Adolph Lucas Jr. - Staff Reporter Belize City and Corozal consumers will pay $127 for a hundred pounds of butane. Orange Walk residents will pay $128. ...

Chicken prices up! At $9 M cost to economy
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/15/08
Manager of the Belize Poultry Association, Orlando Habet said the increase is a negotiated increase, resulting from consultations between the Association ...

Man gets 1 year for stick of weed!
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/15/08
By Anita Nembhard - Freelance Writer Belize City resident Sydney Bradley, was sentenced to a year in jail on Monday August 11, for having in his possession ...

Gas down by over a dollar
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/15/08
The Government of Belize has stated that every time there is a world price decrease, the savings will be passed on to consumers.

21 Belizeans will go to Taiwan on Scholarships
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/15/08
Twenty-one Belizean students have been awarded scholarships for studies in Taiwan under the Belize-Taiwan Cooperation Program. Fifteen students have been ...

Neighbour commits monstrous act against mother of two
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/15/08
By Angel Novelo Belize City police say that 22-year-old Darrel Grant is the brazen assailant who forced himself into the family home of 39-year-old Sandra ...

Belize Bank pays US $10 m
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/15/08
By Angel Novelo The Barrow government has finally managed to get back US $10 million from the Belize Bank, which was given to the previous government as ...

Chinese community blows whistle on fake doctor
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/15/08
Wu said he got a second opinion at the Belize Medical Associates on his wife’s medical condition, only to find out that doctors there could not find any ...

OAS recommends Belize-Guatemala dispute go to ICJ
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/15/08
By William Ysaguirre - Freelance Writer Belize has accepted the proposal of the Organization of American States for the Belize-Guatemala territorial dispute ...

Editorial
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/15/08
By Harry Lawrence - Publisher It is clear to the man on the street that Belize Telemedia Limited may be acting under instructions from the man who says he ...

Big bad BTL! Pulls plug on CBC to block TV 7 & Krem TV
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/15/08
By Adolph Lucas Jr. - Staff Reporter The big and all too powerful Belize Telemedia Limited (BTL) made good on its threats Thursday afternoon August 14, ...

Preacherman turns child molester
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/15/08
Victor Garcia, 34, resident of Guadalupe Street on northside Belize City, is accused of sexually molesting the seven-year-old child at a day-care center in ...

Bruce Ashton Vargo and Lennox Bowman
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/15/08
They arrested two Belize City men for attempting to import the drugs into Belize. Thirty-six-year-old Lennox Bowman, an unemployed man of 22 Pine Street and ...

8/14/08

Belize's Olympic Athletes will Have to Jog to the Laundrormat
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/14/08
Jayson Jones is one of the five representing Belize in the Beijing Olympics. It is a dream come true for Jones, seen here at the opening ceremony, ...

7NEWS Investigates Dr. Shirley Jan
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/14/08
“She told my husband I am very serious so I hurried and went to Belize City for the check up. The doctor in Belize City told us my stomach is normal, ...

Everal Gray Shot on South Creek Road
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/14/08
A Belize City man is recovering at KHMH tonight after he was shot in the city this morning. Details are sketchy and police have provided no official report, ...

Jareth Crawford Convicted of Robbing Undaground CD & DVD
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/14/08
Crawford, a resident of #157 Antelope Street in Belize City is presently on remanded for an attempted murder after shooting at police earlier this year. ...

Canadian Military Donates Ford Escort to IT-VET
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/14/08
They are on a good will mission and that continued today with the donation of a new car to the ITVET in Belize City. Keith Swift has the details. ...

Maud Hyde Has Left the Building
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/14/08
“The old chief has not been fired, she has moved on to a position at the University of Belize. I believe she has taken up that position already and we have ...

Bruce Virgo & Lennox Bowman Charged for Pseudo-Ephedrine Tablets
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/14/08
And that’s why, working along with the United States Drug Enforcement Agency in June, Belize illegalized the importation of pseudo-ephedrine into Belize. ...

Portal to mythical Mayan underworld found in Mexico
U.S. Daily, ca - 8/14/08
Different Mayan groups who inhabited southern Mexico and northern Guatemala and Belize had their own entrances to the underworld which archeologists have ...

POLICE SERGEANT ATTACKED ON WESTERN BORDER
LoveFM, Belize - 8/14/08
... who is on pre-retirement leave saw what had happened and he apprehended this person who was escaping and he brought him back to the Belize side. ...

LABOR MINISTRY INTRODUCES TRIPARTITE BODY
LoveFM, Belize - 8/14/08
The tripartite body is made up of National Trade Union Congress of Belize and the Belize Chamber of Commerce. Minister of Labor and Local Government Gabriel ...

CANADIAN MILITARY MAKES DONATION TO IT-VET Belize CITY
LoveFM, Belize - 8/14/08
Members of the Canadian Military have been in Belize for some weeks and since then they have been involved in several projects. Love News spoke today with ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/14/08
Yesenia Rojas, owner of Belize Foam Factory reported to police that she was at her house on the Western Highway around 10:30 yesterday morning when she ...

ANNUAL POLICE CADET SUMMER CAMP ENDS TOMORROW
LoveFM, Belize - 8/14/08
Benque Viejo won the volleyball competition, Belize City won the Basketball and Orange Walk has won the football competition and they will be awarded ...

8/13/08

Photos from 2008 Costa Maya Festival
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 8/13/08
Enjoy the sights that made up this year’s 2008 Costa Maya Festival such an incredible success!

Nizhee Corozal hands Dolphins its 2nd defeat
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 8/13/08
Over at the Norman Broaster, defending champions Hankook Verdes hosted FC Belize but continued to struggle as the game ended in a stalemate 1-1. ...

Miss Guatemala is Miss Reina de la Costa Maya 2008
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 8/13/08
Miss Belize Jessie Medina, Miss Costa Rica Maria Elena Cordoba, El Salvador Daniella Augspurg, Miss Guatemala Jennifer Chiong, Miss Honduras Alejandra ...

Holy Cross has new Computer Lab
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 8/13/08
With a new school year starting on September 1st, 2008 children of the Holy Cross Anglican School will not only get to see the new changes made in and ...

Khalid Belisle Wants to Unseat Belmopan Mayor Simeon Lopez
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/13/08
Deputy Mayor Anthony Michael wants to unseat Zenaida Moya in Belize City and it is even more interesting in Belmopan where Khalid Belisle wants to unseat ...

More Contraband Pseudo-Ephedrine
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/13/08
Viewers may recall that the importation of this highly addicted substance was banned in Belize on June twenty first after consultation with the United ...

Supa G's Scandal
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/13/08
And then I have a next one, ‘pressure,’ which is about everything going up, the gas going up widely and it is affecting Belize, especially a very young ...

Angry Mother Attempts Courthouse Assault
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/13/08
The 4 accused will not be able to get bail through the Belize City Magistrate’s Court until 3 months from now. Alternately, they have 7 days to apply to the ...

Guatemalan Police Detain Belizean Police Officer
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/13/08
Reports are that around ten this morning an unidentified Guatemalan man was detained following an infraction at the Belize border. ...

Pastor Charged for Molesting 7 year old Girl
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/13/08
Late this evening, the pastor was arraigned in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court #1 in front of Chief Magistrate Margaret Gabb-McKenzie where he was ...

Move to resolve long-standing border dispute between Belize and ...
Caribbean Net News, Cayman Islands - 8/13/08
By Oscar Ramjeet BELMOPAN, Belize: The Dean Barrow administration in Belize is taking steps to resolve the long-standing border dispute with neighbouring ...

BELIZEANS BENEFIT FROM JAPANESE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
LoveFM, Belize - 8/13/08
The courses are being offered through the Japan International Cooperation Agency in Belize, and have representation in some one hundred courses. ...

UNITED NATIONS HELPS Belize WITH FOOD SECURITY PROJECT
LoveFM, Belize - 8/13/08
The Food and Agriculture Organization representative for Jamaica, Bahamas and Belize Donston Campbell presented a project to government in Belmopan. ...

Belize CITY COUNCIL HELPS WITH STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP TO UB
LoveFM, Belize - 8/13/08
The Belize City Council has announced the 2008 recipient of David Pook Scholarship award. Councilor Hyacinth Latchman Cuellar told us more about the ...

NATIONAL TRANSPORT UPGRADES BUS FLEET FOR SOUTHERN Belize
LoveFM, Belize - 8/13/08
The initial investment of the seven busses is valued at some 300 thousand Belize dollars. National Transport Services has been in existence for the past 2 ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/13/08
Belize City police have arrested and charged 34 year old Victor Garcia for the crime of Carnal Knowledge. A seven-year-old minor accompanied by her mother ...

8/12/08

Belize's New Brand & Marketing Agency
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/12/08
Which is why Belize tourism product and the industry’s confidence in that product is in desperate need of a jump start to raise hopes about sagging arrival ...

FLOOD VICTIMS RELOCATED TO NEW AREA & GET NEW HOUSING
LoveFM, Belize - 8/12/08
We were asked here, the Heads of Mission in the 8 th region, if we thought there was a place that would be particularly suitable and I said yes, Belize ...

YOUTH CHARGED FOR BRUTAL SLAYING OF Belize CITY WOMAN
LoveFM, Belize - 8/12/08
The officer’s residence was visited but he was not at home, he was in Belize City but it was not factual that he cannot be found. ...

CENTRAL BANK WITHDRAWS CHARGES AGAINST Belize BANK PRESIDENT
LoveFM, Belize - 8/12/08
The Central Bank has withdrawn criminal charges which were filed against the Belize Bank and its President Philip Johnson. The Bank says the warrant of ...

BTB INTRODUCES NEW MARKETING COMPANY
LoveFM, Belize - 8/12/08
The Belize Tourism Board today introduced a newly contracted marketing agency for Belize. With the election of a new Board of Directors and the private ...

VILLAGE SEEKS ASSISTANCE FOR A SICK CHILD
LoveFM, Belize - 8/12/08
The young girl is a client of CARE Belize and has a condition called spina bifida or cleft spine. What complicates the issue is that Amarilis has only one ...

ANOTHER YOUTH GUNNED DOWN
LoveFM, Belize - 8/12/08
Another Belize City youth was gunned down last night in Belize City. We got the details this morning from Acting Commissioner of Police Allen Whylie. ...

8/11/08

Yalbac Residents Want Justice for Teen Killed in Traffic Accident
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/11/08
... didn’t give this report to the San Ignacio Branch, didn’t give it to the Belmopan Branch, nor Belize City and now this child passed away last night. ...

YES Recruits Teachers in Fight Against Child Sexual Exploitation
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/11/08
... and life skills teachers will participate in one day workshops on the commercial sexual exploitation and abuse of children and adolescents in Belize. ...

Police Unveil Plan to Combat Crime
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/11/08
This will allow for the freeing up of additional officers who will be deployed to Belize City to participate in preventative patrol duties in the volatile ...

Belize Bank's Phil Johnson Hand Delivers Check for US$10 million ...
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/11/08
Chairman of the Belize Bank Phil Johnson flew into Belize today. And he was free to do so because the warrant for his arrest was dropped on Friday after the ...

TEACHERS PARTICIPATE IN COUNTRYWIDE WORKSHOP ON COMMERCIAL SEXUAL ...
LoveFM, Belize - 8/11/08
Other workshops will be held throughout this week for teachers from Corozal, Orange Walk and the Belize Districts and in Dangriga for teachers from the ...

Belize CENTRAL PRISON CELEBRATES KOLBE WEEK
LoveFM, Belize - 8/11/08
Starting today and for the next few days until Sunday, the management of the Belize Central Prison will be highlighting the work done by the prison inmates. ...

HOME INVASION LEAVES WOMAN DEAD AND DAUGHTER HOSPITALIZED
LoveFM, Belize - 8/11/08
A home invasion proved deadly for a Belize City mother last night. Police reports are that 39-year-old Sandra Ruiz of a Meighan Avenue address was in a room ...

POLICE DEPARTMENT OUTLINES EFFORTS TO FIGHT CRIME
LoveFM, Belize - 8/11/08
The Belize Police Department today held a press conference at the Raccoon Street Police Station to outline what the department is doing to combat crime and ...

Belize BANK RETURNS US $10 MILLION FROM VENEZUELA TO GOVERNMENT
LoveFM, Belize - 8/11/08
The Belize Bank has paid the Government of Belize 10 million US dollars. A release from the Bank says a cheque for the monies was handed over personally by ...

21 BELIZEANS BENEFIT FROM TAIWAN-Belize SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
LoveFM, Belize - 8/11/08
A total of twenty one Belizean students have been awarded scholarships for studies in Taiwan under the Belize-Taiwan Cooperation Program. ...

GUATEMALA DONATES MEDICAL EQUIPMENT TO Belize
LoveFM, Belize - 8/11/08
The Guatemalan Embassy has once again donated a large quantity of medical and hospital equipment to the Government of Belize. ...

BELIZEANS RETURN FROM INTERNATIONAL AIDS CONFERENCE WITH NEW IDEAS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/11/08
Some seven delegates representing the Belize Red Cross Society, the Alliance Against AIDS, the Belize Family Life Association, the United Belize Advocacy ...

City Hall sidelined in downtown renewal Rivals jockey for position ...
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 2 hours ago
A recent decision by the Mayor to not renew a garbage collection contract by Belize Waste Control after Minister Martinez had asked her to look favorably at ...

Eight beauties vie for Reina de la Costa Maya
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/11/08
The eight beauties were sashed by the reigning Miss Reina De La Costa Maya, 2007, Miss Maria Jeffery of Belize. Special guests for the occasion were Leila ...

Pay Up! Says Appeal Board
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/11/08
By Adolph Lucas Jr. - Staff Reporter The Belize Bank, which has been fighting tooth and nail not to return US $10 million to the Government and people of ...

We have 50 guests online
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/11/08
The Central Bank’s directive obliges the Belize Bank to comply within a certain time frame. Failure to comply will result in criminal charges and other ...

Belize U-19 girls win silver
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/11/08
By William Ysaguirre - Freelance Writer Leandra Guy of Roaring Creek struck out four batters as she led the Belize girls to a 12-7 victory over Nicaragua in ...

Gentle Touch wins thru to Women’s Football finals
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/11/08
In the other playoff match, the Delille Pumas hosted Millennium Girls of Belize City at the Carl Ramos Stadium in Dangriga on Saturday and the winner of ...

Women’s Fund offers grants to women’s groups in CA
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/11/08
By Lisbeth Ayuso A representative of the Central American Women’s Fund, operating out of Nicaragua, this week visited Belize in the hope of attracting more ...

We have 52 guests online
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/11/08
I just want to make a few points of my own as it regards to Belize. And they are not very good. As a matter of fact, I believe that the channel and its ...

Girlfriend 20, dies suddenly and parents suspect foul play
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/11/08
By Albert Ciego - Staff Reporter A twenty-year-old young woman, Cinde Metzken of 60 Ebony Street in Belize City, died suddenly in Hattieville Village on ...

Orange Walk police torch plantation with 3000 mature marijuana plants
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/11/08
The latest catch took place Tuesday night, August 5 in Belize City. Police say they seized 430.4 grams of marijuana leaves when they intercepted a blue four ...

We have 44 guests online
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/11/08
An order for the Belize Bank to pay back US $10 million dollars intended for the people of Belize but diverted by former Prime Minister Said Musa’s ...

8/8/08

Miss Guatemala Crowned Reina de la Costa Maya
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/8/08
There aren’t many things Belize is willing to give Guatemala but last night Belize’s Maria Jeffrey, the reigning Reina del La Costa Maya didn’t have any ...

Man Problems & Gunplay: The Other Side
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/8/08
There are two sides to a story and today thirty year old Rosalie Williams, the woman Belize City police says is wanted for the aggravated burglary of ...

Enrolment at UB Exceeds Expectations
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/8/08
Today administrators at the University of Belize expressed their pleasure at the total number of students enrolled in campuses countrywide for the new ...

Belize Bank Buckles & Agrees To Pay Back $10 million from Venezuela
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/8/08
It was late breaking at the end of our newscast last night: the Central Bank Board of Appeals ruled that Belize Bank must refund to the government of Belize ...

Dr. Arlie Petters Grooms Belize's Generation Next
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/8/08
Dr. Arlie Petters has the brain of a quantum physicist and the soul of a Belizean renaissance man. In his off time, the Duke University Professor has ...

Road Rage at 2:45 am
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/8/08
Tonight a Belize City taxi driver and two of his passengers are lucky to be alive after the vehicle they were travelling in was riddled with as many as ...

OAS Advises Belize & Guatemala To Take Dispute to ICJ
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/8/08
Up to yesterday, OAS Secretary General Miguel Insulza had visited every country in the Americas except Belize. But he came yesterday for a two day visit, ...

Broadcasting Authority Weighs In Channel 7 & KREM TV Blackout
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/8/08
Channel Broadcasting Cable in tandem with BTL continues to block Channel 7 and KREM’s television signals in communities in western Belize. ...

Belize BANK EXPECTED TO PAY $ US 10 MILLION TO GOB
LoveFM, Belize - 8/8/08
The Belize Bank must deposit ten million US dollars in the Government of Belize accounts. That was the dramatic decision handed down on Thursday night by ...

OAS SECRETARY GENERAL VISITS Belize
LoveFM, Belize - 8/8/08
Secretary General of the Organization of the American States Jose Miguel Insulza is in Belize on an official visit. He arrived in the country yesterday and ...

DECREASE IN BUTANE GAS PRICES ANNOUNCED
LoveFM, Belize - 8/8/08
The new prices for the commodity are as follows; Belize City and Corozal consumers will pay the lowest at $127. Orange Walk residents will pay $128. ...

NEW MEXICAN AMBASSADOR PLANS TO STRENGTHEN Belize MEXICO LINKS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/8/08
Belize and Mexico have shared good bilateral relations for years, and this relationship intends to strengthen as His Excellency Luis Manuel Lopez Moreno ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/8/08
Belize City police are investigating two separate reports of aggravated assault early this morning. In the first incident Yukkai Kwok, owner of Kevin’s Bar ...

UWI Belize CONTINUES 60TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/8/08
And while we might not have heard much about the anniversary celebration, the Belize School of Continuing Studies will be hosting their signature event ...

OVER 200 STUDENTS BENEFIT FROM READING & MATH SUMMER COURSE
LoveFM, Belize - 8/8/08
227 students from the Belize district today received their certificate for participation in a summer course. The course that ran for six weeks was conducted ...

8/7/08

Suppliers and agents mingle at BETEX
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 8/7/2008
Every two years, a collaboration between the Belize Tourism Board (BTB) and the Belize Tourism Industry Association (BTIA) gives way to the five day BETEX ...

Miss SP contestants prepare for pageant
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 8/7/2008
The photos below were taken at various sites including the Caracol Archeological Site, the Belize Zoo and Old Belize. Photographer for the Miss San Pedro ...

The San Pedro Lions host Noche San Pedrana
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 8/7/2008
Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Panama are the Mundo Maya countries taking part in this year’s Reina de la ...

Miss Costa Rica wins Miss Fido’s Bikini Competition 2008!
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 8/7/2008
A full house turned up at Fido’s Courtyard on Tuesday night to take part in the La Reina Fido’s Bikini Competition 2008. The eight gorgeous Costa Maya delegates put on a run way show like no other with four segments of bikini changes.

The Value in First Caribbean Bank's MVP
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/7/08
With the increasing amount of crime that is happening through out Belize, and Belize City especially, we are trying to raise awareness to the kids for them ...

Would Be Mayor Wants Downtown To Be a Tourist Zone
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/7/08
But I think if we have delays based on mother nature residents and visitors of Belize City will understand but we all must pray, cross our hands and toes ...

More Traps and Equipment for Fisher Folks
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/7/08
Hurricane Dean hit northern Belize a year ago, leaving a path of destruction in the millions. While the papaya and sugar industries have cut their losses ...

Man Problems & Gun Play
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/8/08
Tonight Belize City Police are looking for Rosalie Williams after she reportedly broke into the home of Nordette Spain and threatened her with a knife and ...

JUST IN: Central Bank's Board of Appeals Rules Against Belize Bank
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/7/08
Will the Central Bank have to withdraw the arrest warrant for Belize Bank President Phil Johnson? That’s what the Central Bank Board of Appeals decided this ...

Palmiro Wants Bertie To Show Him the Money!
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/7/08
Well you can say what you want about Salas, who is a Guatemalan by nationality, but he is the only coach that has led a Belize football selection to victory ...

Belize CITY COUNCIL AND SALVATION ARMY SEEKS FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
LoveFM, Belize - 8/7/08
Just over a month ago the Belize City Council and the Salvation Army started an appeal to get some of the homeless of the streets of Belize City. ...

MUNICIPAL ELECTION CONVENTIONS 2009 KICKS OFF IN COROZAL
LoveFM, Belize - 8/7/08
... the United Democratic Party will be held after the September Celebrations. A tentative date of October 5 th has been set for the Belize City Convention.

UNDP & COMPACT ASSIST FISHERMEN OF NORTHERN Belize
LoveFM, Belize - 8/7/08
This is for the group of fishermen that were affected in the northern part of Belize, that is Caye Caulker, and Belize City and north of that. ...

BREASTFEEDING WEEK OBSERVED
LoveFM, Belize - 8/7/08
A study conducted in Belize in 2006 indicated that only 10 percent of Belizean women were found to be exclusively breastfeeding their babies for the crucial ...

8/6/08

Judge Ejects Press from Belize Bank Hearing
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/6/2008
The Belize Bank and the Central Bank went to the Supreme Court this afternoon. But it wasn’t for a regular hearing, they went to make their case before the ...

Belize Sending 4 Athletes to Beijing Olympic
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/6/2008
The Olympics start in Beijing China on Friday morning and you may be wondering, who’s representing Belize? Well, there are four athletes competing in the ...

CBC Still Blocking Channel 7 & KREM TV West of Hattieville
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/6/2008
Tonight CBC Cable continues to block Channel 7 and KREM TV in almost all communities west of Belize City. We say ”almost” because Channel 7’s and KREM’s ...

Doony's on Albert Street Robbed in Broad Daylight
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/6/2008
Doony’s was robbed in the middle of the day and in the middle of downtown Belize City. It can’t get any worse than that but after today, some merchants here ...

94 NGOs But Only 1 Senate Seat
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/6/2008
NGO’s participating in the election process must be registered in Belize under the Companies Act or NGO Act, must have a majority of Belizean nationals on ...

BANKS AND FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS APPEALS BOARD HEARS Belize BANK’S ...
LoveFM, Belize - 7 hours ago
History took place in Belize City this afternoon as the first Appeals Board established under the Banks and Financial Institutions Act held its opening ...

NGOS SEEK CANDIDATE FOR SENATOR
LoveFM, Belize - 8/6/2008
Presently the Belize Senate has thirteen members, but soon the composition of this government body is going to be altered to include a representative from ...

CANE FARMERS RECEIVED PAYMENT FOR 2007/08 CROP SEASON
LoveFM, Belize - 8/6/2008
CEO of the Belize Cane Farmers Association is Carlos Magana. “In this second stage it’s the decision that Corozal gets $8.70 and the Orange Walk division is ...

SECOND LEG OF LOVE FM’S FAMILY TOUR BEGINS TOMORROW
LoveFM, Belize - 8/6/2008
The idea behind the Family Tour came up three years ago when the Belize Tourism Board started their campaign encouraging Belizeans to keep their dollars at ...

DOONY’S STORE ROBBED OF CASH
LoveFM, Belize - 8/6/2008
Thieves made off with an undisclosed amount of money this afternoon when they robbed Doony’s Store downtown Belize City. Love FM’s Terry Gordon was on the ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/6/2008
Belize City police have arrested and charged 29-year-old Elmer Hamilton for drug trafficking. Police were on mobile patrol on Central American Boulevard ...

SAN PEDRO PREPARES FOR COSTA MAYA FESTIVAL
LoveFM, Belize - 8/6/2008
... for that night along with Cruz Infante out of Mexico and doing their thing will be the Belize National Dance Company and Grupo Clash out of El Salvador. ...

8/5/08

BNE Tanker Loaded with Crude Oil Runs off Hummingbird Highway
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/5/08
A Belize Natural Energy tanker loaded with 9000 gallons of crude oil ran off the Hummingbird Highway this morning and landed on its side. ...

65 million Euros for Businesses who Want In on Europe
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/5/08
It’s phase 2 of the Caribbean Trade and Private Sector Development Program and it was launched this morning at the Radisson Hotel in Belize. ...

FAMILY OF MAN SHOT BY POLICE LOOKS FOR JUSTICE
LoveFM, Belize - 8/5/08
In its official report Police said Herrera was in the vicinity of the Belize Swing Bridge with a handgun. Police reports are that an officer in the area ...

OIL TRUCK SLIPS OFF HUMMINGBIRD HIGHWAY; NO DAMAGE REPORTED
LoveFM, Belize - 8/5/08
A tanker on the Belize Natural Energy fleet slipped off the road and turned on its side near mile 16 on the Hummingbird Highway in the Pomona area this ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/5/08
Police have arrested and charged 20 year old Warren Dominguez of Belize City for aggravated assault. This followed a report made by businesswoman Heather ...

CARIBBEAN TRADE & PRIVATE SECTOR DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM 2ND PHASE ...
LoveFM, Belize - 8/5/08
The second phase of the Caribbean Trade and Private Sector Development Program for Belize was introduced this morning. The agreement that brings into effect ...

UB FACULTY & STUDENTS TO BENEFIT FROM EU SPONSORED SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
LoveFM, Belize - 8/5/08
The University of Belize has signed on as a partner institution with the Erasmus Mundus Cooperative Scholarship Program sponsored by the European Union. ...

HEALTH SYSTEM STRENGTHENS “RAPID RESPONSE” CAPABILITY
LoveFM, Belize - 8/5/08
Close to thirty members of Belize’s health system is this week participating in a training workshop for Rapid Response Trainer’s. The aim of the training is ...

Waterfront Workers Wary
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/5/08
Tonight water front workers are preparing to battle with management at the Port of Belize. Their beef is a decision taken on Friday for the port to use 14 ...

8/4/08

Police Strike Deal With Raymond Gentle To Get Grenade Off the Street
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/4/08
That hagging intuition has been haunting Belize City residents since mid may when there was a grenade attack on the Mayflower Street neighbourhood. ...

Softball Girls Return with Silver Medals from Salvador
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/4/08
This morning Belize’s 18 member junior female softball team returned from the 5th Central American Junior Championship Games in Salvador with a trophy, ...

Cane Cutters Abduct Caledonia Mother and Daughter
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/4/08
Police are reporting a violent carjacking and abduction in the small village of Caledonia in northern Belize. At midnight on Friday, 34 year old Elizabeth ...

Police Use Deadly Force On Alex Herrera; His Family Says ...
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/4/08
... in his hand was some weed and that is why he took off running when he saw the police and jumped into the Belize River by the Belize City Swing Bridge. ...

Greg Casildo's Family Demands Answers & His Body
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/4/08
Since Thursday the Casildo family claims that they have been trying to get the body of their son and brother Gregory Casildo, Belize’s most wanted who was ...

James Herrera Drowns During Morning Bath Under Bel-China Bridge
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/4/08
So the family suspects he was taking a bath in the Belize River this morning, suffered a seizure, and then drowned. “We don’t suspect foul play because he ...

RETIRED US NATIONAL DROWNS IN CAYE CAULKER
LoveFM, Belize - 8/4/08
His body is now at the Belize City Morgue awaiting a post mortem examination. Pugh and his wife have been living in Caye Caulker for the past three years.

19 MORE BELIZEANS BENEFIT FROM CUBA-Belize SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
LoveFM, Belize - 8/4/08
Nineteen Belizean students have completed studies at Cuban Universities as part of the Belize–Cuba scholarship program. Twelve of the students graduated ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/4/08
Belize City police have detained Shane Jones pending further investigation and charges with a robbery last week. Reports are that 21 year old Theodore Cho ...

SOFTBALL TEAM AND BODY BUILDERS BRING SILVER FROM CENTRAL AMERICAN ...
LoveFM, Belize - 8/4/08
The Belize Female under 19 National Softball Team returned home today with silver medals after taking part in the 5 th National Central American Games. ...

9/12/08

Fire Destroys Small Home in Lake I
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/12/08
... facts do no justice to the enormous loss to one family, and neither do they tell the story of the inadequate response from Belize’s emergency numbers. ...

Thrills, Shrills, & Drills
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/12/08
This year we will also have other agencies, organizations such as the Belize Disaster and Rescue Response Team doing a rescue display. ...

Economy & Inflation Grew in First Half of 2008
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/12/08
But that’s about the only bit of good news in a release from the Statistical Institute of Belize on the Gross Domestic Product, External Trade and the ...

Shaun Bennett Says A BDF Soldier Assaulted Him
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/12/08
A Belize City man says that an off-duty BDF solider was one of three men who attacked and beat him with a pistol last night. At 9:30, 26 year old Shaun ...

The Incomparable Frankie Reneau
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/12/08
“Tonight we have a little different program because we’ve included the Pallotti Strings and also Belize Choral Society who are singing some arrangements of ...

FIRE DESTROYS HOME IN SAN IGNACIO AND Belize CITY
LoveFM, Belize - 9/12/08
In Belize City, a 20 by 24 wooden structure on Gill Street was gutted by fire. Acting Fire Chief, Ted Smith tells us more. “This morning at 8:05am we ...

APPEAL FOR BELIZEAN MEN HELD IN CHETUMAL WAS SCHEDULED FOR TODAY
LoveFM, Belize - 9/12/08
Unlike in Belize , the men themselves will not appear in the appeals court but the case file will be presented to the judge who will decide to retain, ...

Belize’S ECONOMY REBOUND FROM A BAD FIRST QUARTER
LoveFM, Belize - 9/12/08
Belize’s economy has seen an increase. That is according to figures released by the Statistical Institute of Belize. A release from the Institute says after ...

CONTINENTAL AIRLINES AND TACA CANCEL FLIGHTS DUE TO HURRICANE IKE
LoveFM, Belize - 9/12/08
Continental Airlines and Taca Airlines have both cancelled their flights from Belize City to Houston. Rudolph Coye is the Station Manager of Taca Airlines. ...CAL

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 9/12/08
Belize City Police are also investigating a report by 27-year-old John Singh. Singh told Police that sometime between seven-30 Wednesday night and six ...

BANANA GROWERS ASSOCIATION RECEIVES NEW VEHICLES
LoveFM, Belize - 9/12/08
... be used to support outreach activities in the banana belt. The vehicles are funded by the European Union and are jointly valued at $350000 Belize dollars.

2008 MILITARY TATTOO TO BE HELD
LoveFM, Belize - 9/12/08
The 2008 Belize Defense Force, Fire Service and Police Military Tattoo will be held this evening at the Rogers Stadium. Captain Alvin Amoa of the Belize ...

FIRST EVER MISS Y INTERNATIONAL PAGEANT TO BE HELD
LoveFM, Belize - 9/12/08
The first ever Ms. YWCA International pageant will be held this evening at the Belize City Centre. Six lovely, Belizean born ladies will be strutting their ...

Belizeans celebrate 210th Battle of St. George’s Caye anniversary
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/12/08
Festivities honouring the occasion began with the official ceremonies at the Memorial Park, where the Governor General Sir Colville Young inspected a Belize ...

Galen University making strides after just five years
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/12/08
By Adolph Lucas Jr. - Staff Reporter Galen University in Belize, is celebrating five years since it opened its doors on September 3 of 2003, ...

Grenade Scare! Inexperience saves the day
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/12/08
A press conference held by the Belize Police Department, addressed the grenade issue and also released information on a shooting incident that occurred ...

Editorial
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/12/08
If the Government of Belize is satisfied that the Carnival attack was indeed an act of sabotage, it has a duty and an obligation to do something to protect ...

Security forces on high alert
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/12/08
Belize’s security forces continue to be on high alert across the country, particularly in the Belize City area leading up to the Independence Day ...

Banks, suspect in container heist
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/12/08
By Anita Nembhard - Freelance Writer Belize City badman, thirty-year-old Darren Banks, who works as a construction supervisor with the Conscious Youth ...

Peten’s Jose Alberto Xol repeats as Lionman Triathlon champion
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/12/08
... of the annual Lionman Triathlon organized by the Belize Triathlon Association beside the Sandlighters Promenade in Belize City on Sunday, September 7. ...

9/11/08

September Celebrations kick off
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 9/11/08
During this holiday, San Pedro Town rejoices in its patriotism and took the opportunity to coronate Miss San Pedro 2008/09 Lizette Vasquez. ...

Mid-flight scare - Tropic Air caravan makes emergency landing
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 9/11/08
The last time Tropic Air made an emergency landing was in July 2007 when a small Cessna landed in the Port of Belize/Customs area but no fatalities were ...

Dolphins crush Juventus 4-2
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 9/11/08
In other action around the league, FC Belize defeated Hankook Verdes 3-1 at the MCC Grounds, whilst George Town Ibayani edged Wagiya 2-1. ...

Cangrejo Caye becomes part of Hol Chan
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 9/11/08
The Cangrejo Marine habitats maintain the lobster fishery in Northern Belize viable. Apart from supporting the fishing industry, this area is heavily used ...

TRADE MISSION OF THE TRI-COUNTY BLACK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TO VISIT ...
LoveFM, Belize - 9/11/08
Representatives of the Tri-county Black Chamber of Commerce from Houston Texas are in Belize preparing for a three day trade mission that will be held in ...

FAITH AND JUSTICE COMMISSION TAKE A STAND AGAINST CRIME
LoveFM, Belize - 9/11/08
We denounce as unacceptable and intolerable violence as a way of life in Belize. We refuse to be held hostage by the paralysis of fear. ...

MAN CHARGED FOR UNLAWFUL CARNAL KNOWLEDGE IN Belize CITY
LoveFM, Belize - 9/11/08
Belize City Police say they visited a house where they saw Yorke and a 14-year-old minor nude in a room. The two were escorted to the Police Station. ...

PIANIST FRANKIE RENEAU TO PERFORM AT THE BLISS FRIDAY NIGHT
LoveFM, Belize - 9/11/08
“I would like them all to turn up and this is something that you don’t usually see in Belize and that is unfortunate. But supporting the young people is ...

GALEN UNIVERSITY CELEBRATES 5TH ANNIVERSARY
LoveFM, Belize - 9/11/08
The University this year added a Bachelor’s in Education program as a part of their commitment to strengthen the education system in Belize.

9/9/08

Erotic and Black Pearl Protest Carnival Results
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/9/08
... we gave them energy and then you guys were there with the cameras, I was there so I know this and all of Belize were there so they know this. ...

The Grenade Came from BATSUB
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/9/08
That’s the bottom line on a cursory investigation conducted by the British Forces in Belize. As Jacqueline Godwin found out today, that’s one key answer ...

Opposition Says $50 million Needed to Fight Crime
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/9/08
I believe that it is time for us to look at southside Belize City, and I also need to quickly add that we have poverty in Orange Walk, in the Orange Walk ...

Mayor Moya Says the Tenth will be Safe
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/9/08
... problems or chaos, it is our duty as a resident of Belize City and even as a visitor to Belize City that we report that to the authorities immediately. ...

OPPOSITION LEADER SPEAKS OUT AGAINST WEEKEND INCIDENTS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/9/08
The People’s United Party has issued a statement condemning the recent spate of violence over the weekend in Belize City. Leader of the Opposition, ...

MAN ROBBED OF MORE THAN 5 THOUSAND DOLLARS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/9/08
32-year-old Celso Leal of San Carlos Area in Orange Walk Town told Police on Sunday afternoon he came to Belize City purchase a car. ...

ANNUAL FIRE ENGINE PARADE HELD COUNTRYWIDE
LoveFM, Belize - 8/9/08
The Annual Fire Engine Parade is set to take place tonight in Belize City as well as in the other districts. Earlier today Love News spoke with Acting Fire ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/9/08
Thieves made off with 14 thousand dollars worth of items from Courts Belize, San Ignacio Branch. Manager of the establishment 40-year-old Sharon Morris ...

CARNIVAL BANDS NOT HAPPY WITH THE RESULTS OF THE ROAD MARCH
LoveFM, Belize - 8/9/08
If one can walk into a store and buy these things and then just put them together and call it a costume then Belize is going nowhere with carnival with ...

NATIONAL COUNCIL ON AGING TO CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF OLDER ...
LoveFM, Belize - 8/9/08
The National Council on Aging in Belize will once again join the rest of the world in celebrating International Day of Older Persons. ...

May the glory never fade!
Amandala, Belize - 8/9/08
Some historians have questioned why our slave ancestors fought for Belize. Maybe they just wanted to fight, Braa. Maybe it was just a matter that they had ...

Struggle for survival
Amandala, Belize - 8/9/08
At the time Mendoza Palomo made that statement, black people were still the majority in Belize. Today in Belize, blacks are a decided minority, ...

Tarpon, permit and bonefish protected in Belize
Los Angeles Times, CA - 8/9/08
So Belize is applauded for approving new legislation mandating catch and release for tarpon, permit and bonefish. The Central American nation is a paradise ...

Penelope Cruz's sunny romance
stv.tv, UK - 4 hours ago
... who are believed to have been dating for around a year, spent a week in the luxurious private resort of Cayo Espanto, off the coast of Belize. ...

9/8/08

WASHED OUT BRIDGES TO BE REPLACED SOON
LoveFM, Belize - 9/8/08
On behalf of the Government of Belize and the Ministry of Works we are doing our best to ensure that the infrastructure of this country, with the little ...

BODY FOUND ON THE NORTHERN HIGHWAY HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED
LoveFM, Belize - 9/8/08
The body has been identified as 18-year-old Stanley Moguel of Balan Street in Belize City. Police say Moguel’s body was seen with apparent gunshot wounds to ...

POLICE PATROLS IN Belize CITY INCREASE SOME MORE
LoveFM, Belize - 9/8/08
Officials of the Belize Police Department along with Prime Minister Dean Barrow this afternoon met with the media to address the incidences reported over ...

SAN IGNACIO/SANTA ELENA TOWN COUNCIL TAKES OVER GARBAGE COLLECTION
LoveFM, Belize - 9/8/08
We know that garbage collection is one of the main priorities of any Town Council within this country of Belize and anywhere else. ...

NUMBER OF ROBBERIES REPORTED IN LADYVILLE AND DANGRIGA
LoveFM, Belize - 9/8/08
Over the past few weeks there has been an increase in the reports of robbery in and around Belize City, Ladyville and Dangriga. This morning we spoke to two ...

9/5/08

Editorial
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/5/08
It grew out of a punitive expedition ordered by Spain against the British settlement at the mouth of the Belize River. The expedition was led by Field ...

Terasen Gas applies to lower natural gas rates
Trading Markets (press release), CA - 9/5/08
Fortis Inc. owns non-regulated hydroelectric generation assets across Canada and in Belize and upper New York State. It also owns hotels and commercial real ...

BTB awards five tourism scholarships
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/5/08
By Albert Ciego - Staff Reporter Five Belizean students from across the country are this year the recipients of the Belize Tourism Board 2008 scholarship ...

Karima Card wins 2008 Queen of the Bay
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/5/08
... wowed the judges with her wit, eloquence and poise to win the 2008 Queen of the Bay pageant held at the Belize City Centre last Saturday night, ...

M?xico and Central America join Belize to celebrate their ...
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/5/08
The Embassies of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico and Nicaragua have joined Belize to celebrate their Independence Day with an artistic ...

The Bryce-Simpsons get their big break!
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/5/08
He was especially encouraged, he said, because the Mayor of Belize City had expressed her confidence in the talents of the group. ...

$2 million set aside for the poor
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/5/08
Belize’s welfare program will be receiving a much needed financial boost this month when it gets an additional $2 million that has been set aside by the ...

Albert and Regent Streets will not be ready for September Celebrations
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/5/08
By Adolph Lucas Jr. - Staff Reporter The Downtown Rehabilitation Project for Belize City, which got underway four months ago in April and which was to be ...

Philip SW Goldson to get National Hero recognition
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/5/08
Philip SW Goldson, Belize’s beloved patriot and national hero who passed away seven years ago on October 1 of 2001, will finally get one of the country’s ...

Audit Department moves in on City Hall
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/5/08
It is now left to the Belize City Council to address the queries pointed out by the Audit Department. Mayor Moya has been in the hot seat for the past three ...

Barrow government gets $29 million boost
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/5/08
Prime Minister Barrow received a US $12.5 million check and a US $416500 check from Taiwan’s Ambassador to Belize Ting Joseph Shih on Thursday, September 4. ...

Customs conducts internal investigation
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/5/08
Medicines containing the drug have been barred from importation to Belize since June. The drug is used to manufacture the illicit drug, crystal meth. ...

Belize Telemedia wins XVIII National Womens Softball Championships
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/5/08
By William Ysaguirre - Freelance Writer The Belize Telemedia women’s softball team celebrated their 14th championship victory when they won all their games ...

Edwin Ramirez wins 2008 Mr Belize & Kayla Myvette – Miss Bodyfigure
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/5/08
By William Ysaguirre - Freelance Writer Edwin Ramirez of San Pedro won the 2008 Mr. Belize Bodybuilding Competition hosted by the Belize Body Building ...

Three years for smooching & touching
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/5/08
By Anita Nembhard - Freelance Writer Nineteen -year-old Francis Gonzales, a resident of Oleander Street in Belize City, will have to spend the next three ...

Former Minister Jose Coye relents! Says he won’t sue Shackron
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/5/08
By Albert Ciego - Staff Reporter Alfred Shackron, the Belize City buisnessman and pawnshop owner who claimed he paid former PUP Minister, Joe Coye hundreds ...

Cops hold Honduran fishermen posing as Belizeans
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/5/08
... be Jose Luis Montero, 35-year-old Melin Javier Lopez Arrita, probably did not know that the real Jose Luis Montero was alive and living in Belize City. ...

Braun’s murderer believed to be ZETA gang member
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/5/08
... Officer in Charge in Corozal, Belizean officials will make a formal request to the Mexican authorities for Moctezuma to face criminal charges in Belize. ...

Magistrate’s court dismisses criminal charges against First ...
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/5/08
By Anita Nembhard - Freelance Writer Criminal charges against two of Belize’s major commercial banks finally came about this week, but not before the ...

9/4/08

South Beach …the developer’s side
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 9/4/08
Asmall fishing village San Pedro once was. However, through development and recognition, more people flocked to the sandy shore. Soon enough, in 1984, ...

Lizette Vasquez crowned Miss San Pedro
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 9/4/08
With thunderous applause from an enthusiastic crowd, charming Lizette Vasquez was voted Miss San Pedro 2008-2009 last Saturday, August 30th. ...

Counterfeit notes in San Pedro
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 9/4/08
Last week, counterfeiters were at it again, as they passed American $20 bills in San Pedro in a number of instances. Authorities became aware of the ...

Parham and Gonzalez go head to head with SPTC
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 9/4/08
This week, the wave crashed on San Pedro’s shores when Yolanda Parham and Kevin Gonzalez, UDP loyalists, applied for an injunction against the San Pedro ...

Cabinet Orders Audit of Belize City Council
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/4/08
And in other news from Cabinet, the Prime Minister today confirmed that the Auditor General’s office will be asked to do an audit of the Belize City ...

Belize Will Sign EPA
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/4/08
But Belize won’t be there because Prime Minister Dean Barrow is staying in Belize for the tenth. He told us that this country will send its position to the ...

Rhaburn Ridge Immigrant Settlers Don't Want CYDP Youths in their Area
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/4/08
Three weeks ago a bus filled with youths from Belize City rolled into the immigrant community of Rhaburn Ridge on the Northern Highway, causing unease and ...

Flowers Banks' Future is in Cohune Oil
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/4/08
Flowers Bank Village, the former logwood settlement in the Belize River Valley is writ large in Belizean history – most notably for the Flowers Bank Negroes ...

Phillip Goldson Will BE Named National Hero
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/4/08
Manuel Esquivel who will be conferred with the Order of Belize. Also to be honoured are Leigh Richardson, Senior Counsel Lois Young, and Senator Godwin ...

9/3/08

COHUNE OIL PROCESSING PLANT TO BE CONSTRUCTED IN FLOWERS BANK
LoveFM, Belize - 9/3/08
Edmund Castro is the Area Representative for Belize Rural North and he presented the letter of approval for acquisition of land. “I believe programs like ...

COOL STORAGE FACILITY TO BE CONSTRUCTED IN MASKALL VILLAGE
LoveFM, Belize - 9/3/08
Area Representative for Belize Rural North Edmund Castro also broke ground earlier this afternoon for cooling storage facility that will benefit the farmers ...

PEOPLE’S UNITED PARTY SPEAKS OUT AGAINST “POLITICAL FIRINGS”
LoveFM, Belize - 9/3/08
"The party issued a press release expressing its grave concern regarding the reports that 12 public officers are to be fired from the Belize Agricultural ...

MESOAMERICAN COUNTRIES JOIN Belize IN CELEBRATING INDEPENDENCE
LoveFM, Belize - 9/3/08
Popular dances and folk music will be on display in Belmopan on the 13 th , September and in Belize City on the 14 th . Marcelino Miranda is the Press ...

9/2/08

NEW GUIDELINES SET FOR THE EXPORTATION OF SCRAP METALS
LoveFM, Belize - 9/2/08
A meeting was held on August 21 with the participation of personnel from the Department of the Environment, Belize Defense Force, and Police, Transport, ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 9/2/08
Police were called to the Belize City Social Security Branch office on Monday after the men were presumably trying to obtain social security cards with the ...

UNDP SMALL GRANTS PROGRAMME TO FUND COHUNE OIL PLANT IN FLOWERS BANK
LoveFM, Belize - 9/2/08
The project will produce cohune oil which is HACCP certified through the Belize Agricultural Health Authority BAHA, everything is going to be done up to ...

ASSOCIATION OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS MET WITH CDB OFFICIALS
LoveFM, Belize - 9/2/08
We believe our collective voice for the advancement of the profession in Belize we have our act and we are concerned about some other things that are ...

MEXICO - Belize SECURITY OFFICIALS MEET TO DISCUSS BORDER ...
LoveFM, Belize - 9/2/08
Security officials of Belize and Mexico met last week in Mexico City for a technical meeting aimed at strengthening border security. ...

Election fevers
Amandala, Belize - 9/2/08
I don’t know what is going on round and about Belize, but the wind currents whisper lazy leadership sinks the day. A constituency like Queen’s Square must ...

Gentle Touch crowned champs of Belize Female Football
Amandala, Belize - 9/2/08
The cream of Belize female football converged on the MCC Garden on Saturday afternoon for a showcase All Star game featuring a selection of star players ...

From The Publisher
Amandala, Belize - 9/2/08
A 40-odd member drug ring involved in the movement of $2.2 billion (US) worth of cocaine into the United States from Colombia through the Belize ...

San Jose/San Antonio land dispute
Amandala, Belize - 9/2/08
In all we are sending the message clear to the MLA and the nation of Belize that San Jose in the Toledo District will maintain individual land ownership and ...

Karima Card, 21, is 63rd Queen of the Bay
Amandala, Belize - 9/2/08
Every September, the flowers of our nation’s womanhood gather in Belize City to pursue Belize’s most prestigious title, the Queen of the Bay, and the right ...

The lessons of Gustav
Amandala, Belize - 9/2/08
There are people in Haiti, Jamaica, Cuba, New Orleans, and Belize who share the same ancestors in West Africa three and four hundred years ago. ...

BEL seh ih bruk!
Amandala, Belize - 9/2/08
The Belize Electricity Limited (BEL) and the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) continue to be at loggerheads over the PUC’s final tariff decisions in June, ...

Three Saturday night shootings in Belize City
Amandala, Belize - 9/2/08
Most of the time when police are called to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital, it is because the hospital authorities call them on account of someone who ...

Friday night’s attempted jack of ephedrine pills container at Customs
Amandala, Belize - 9/2/08
The latest information on suspicious containers that had arrived in Belize was relayed by the Comptroller of Customs, Gregory Gibson, who was flanked by ...

9/1/08

A teenager has been charged with murder.
LoveFM, Belize - 9/1/08
Police say Zetina, Baiza and Gaspar Vasquez all UB students hitched a ride from Belize City to Orange Walk Town on Thursday evening and were traveling in ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 16 minutes ago
A Belize City man has been charged with drug trafficking. On Saturday morning Police conducted a search at the home of 55-year-old Barrington Carr on Amara ...

Belize ELECTRICITY LIMITED RESPONDS TO THE PUBLIC UTILITIES ...
LoveFM, Belize - 9/1/08
Belize Electricity Limited today issued a response to the clarification made by the Public Utilities Commission regarding services that were discontinued by ...

THREE SHOOTINGS REPORTED OVER THE WEEKEND
LoveFM, Belize - 9/1/08
Three shootings were reported in Belize City over the weekend. In the first incident 32-year-old Nuri Thomas was shot around 6 on Saturday evening. ...

RAISE YOUR FLAG AND WIN WITH LOVE COMPETITION STARTED TODAY
LoveFM, Belize - 9/1/08
If the person is from Belize City every week they will come to K-Park, get $125 worth of groceries every week for the entire 52 weeks. ...

POLICE DEPARTMENT STEPS UP PATROLS FOR SEPTEMBER CELEBRATIONS
LoveFM, Belize - 9/1/08
The Belize Police Department has stepped up their patrols this month in connection with the activities that will be held across the country as a part of the ...

8/29/2008

Super League semipro tournament Week 1 results
Amandala, Belize - 8/29/08
Belize Telemedia Limited is the 2008 Belize City Interoffice Football Champions. On Thursday last, BTL and National Sports Council played to a nil-nil draw. ...

Belize BASKETBALL FEDERATION TO HOLD ELECTION
Amandala, Belize - 8/29/08
The current executive body, that has been at the helm of Belize’s basketball since 2005, more than likely will depart without much fanfare and without much ...

The most important issue
Amandala, Belize - 8/29/08
I read the Amandala in the August 27th paper by Dr. Jerome Straughan, “A View of Crime and Violence in Belize,” and I appreciate the references to others ...

Belizeans in New York form new chemotherapy organization
Amandala, Belize - 8/29/08
In an effort to provide badly needed financial support to cancer patients, a group of Belizeans in New York have recently established the Belize ...

Corozal’s health care emergency
Amandala, Belize - 8/29/08
Mr. Prime Minister of Belize, Hon Dean O. Barrow, isn’t that a shame? Do you know how many people die and suffer under pain because of the lack of the ...

Large Senate majority endorses constitutional amendments
Amandala, Belize - 8/29/08
The widely debated Belize Constitution Sixth Amendment Bill got more than the required simple majority approval in the Senate this afternoon, ...

Songwriter Alex Norales “on top of the world”
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/29/08
Alex Norales, a Belize City high school teacher, is the top winner in the Patriotic Song Competition. Norales received a $3000 cheque as part of his winning ...

Baird has his way with BEL
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/29/08
... on Monday August 18, parked his Ford Escort car in front of BEL’s Cooperate Headquarters at Mile 21/2 on the Northern Highway in Belize City. ...

Port Loyola Library to get face-lift
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/29/08
By Lisbeth Ayuso The Port Loyola Library, located on Central American Boulevard in Belize City will get a $200000 face lift, thanks to the Rotary Club of ...

Caye Caulker gets its first ever high school
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/29/08
... cutting ceremony, attended by Minister Manuel Heredia as keynote speaker, will be held at Ocean Academy Community grounds on Caye Caulker, Belize. ...

Juliet and Zenaida
Amandala, Belize - 8/29/08
But she made a big mistake on Wednesday morning when Belize City Mayor, Zenaida Moya, called the WAVE morning show immediately after the city administrator, ...

Crime and Punishment V
Amandala, Belize - 8/29/08
I think the home invader who killed Miss Ruiz did not for a moment consider the penalty for his crime, because life has become devalued in Belize. ...

No pharmacist!
Amandala, Belize - 8/29/08
This act alone described by Mr. Magaña is a violation of the laws of Belize. And this is also not the only pharmacy that engages in these practices in this ...

BNTU to arrange meeting with politicians over shady transfers
Amandala, Belize - 8/29/08
The Belize National Teachers’ Union (BNTU) met with unionized teachers in Orange Walk yesterday to record their grievances over a series of summer holiday ...

Anna Rachael Montejo named new Belize City Magistrate
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/29/08
She was sworn in by Justice Minnet Hafiz Bertram on Wednesday August 20th and took the oath of office according to schedule three of the Belize Constitution ...

Four Chinese busted for sale of illegal boledo
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/29/08
By Anita Nembhard - Freelance Writer Belize City police say they have arrested four Chinese nationals in separate incidents, who were caught in the act ...

Court orders father of 11 to pay $10000 court fine
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/29/08
Williams, a father of 11 children, opted to plead guilty to a charge of drug trafficking when he appeared in the Belize City magistrate’s court Wednesday ...

Citco in disarray! Dirty laundry exposed
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/29/08
Its leader and Prime Minister of Belize, Dean Barrow, left the country on Wednesday on personal business and senior executives, including ministers have ...

Queen of the Bay to be chosen
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/29/08
By Lisbeth Ayuso Ten young ladies will be competing for the title of Queen of the Bay this Saturday at the Belize City Center. ...

We have 47 guests online
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/29/08
Does this now mean that Belize has bi-partisan support for calling a referendum or for going to the International Court of Justice? Maybe not! ...

PM Dean Barrow
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/29/08
Barrow told the nation that the FIU was in the process of withdrawing the charges against the Belize Bank and First Caribbean International Bank and that ...

Barrow says US $10M will go towards the poor
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/29/08
The government got back the money from the Belize Bank on Monday August 11, eight months after the past Musa administration diverted it, ...

Union and GOB buck heads over sudden transfer of teachers
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/29/08
By Adolph Lucas Jr. - Staff Reporter Tension is brewing between the Ministry of Education and the Belize National Teachers Union over reports that the ...

Belize says “no” to Caribbean political union
Amandala, Belize - 28/29/08
Trinidad & Tobago’s Prime Minister Patrick Manning visited Belize Prime Minister Dean Barrow very briefly on Monday, August 25, as a part of Mr. Manning’s ...

Author: Adele Ramos
Amandala, Belize - 8/29/08
And if big corporations in the great United States can be made to face stiff penalties under the law, why can’t enforcers in Belize similarly apply the law ...

Mennonite company begins selling local diesel
Amandala, Belize - 8/29/08
The locally-produced diesel costs only 6% less than the diesel at the pumps of Belize City gas stations, which sell for $10.60 a gallon. ...

Who’s the boss?
Amandala, Belize - 8/29/08
At press time tonight, the country’s premier electricity distributor, Belize Electricity Limited (BEL), had not resumed new service installations despite a ...

City Hall haul anh pull!
Amandala, Belize - 8/29/08
Belize City Mayor, Zenaida Moya, is once again in the center of a political maelstrom, only five weeks away from the United Democratic Party’s mayoral ...

Shot, burned, and dismembered in Sarteneja!
Amandala, Belize - 8/29/08
Amandala was unable to reach any family members at the family home until late today, as they were in Belize City on business. Ronnie’s father, Fernando, ...

Supt. Chester Williams Reports for Desk Duty
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/29/08
... case pending against the Department for taking wrongful disciplinary measures and he is also challenging his demotion at the Belize Advisory Council.

BELTRAIDE's New Chairman Resigns
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/29/08
... to promote Belizean investment worldwide, but right now getting over internal troubles right here in Belize is proving too much to deal with. ...

Carnival Heats Up
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/29/08
“This year our theme is old Belize. The reason why we’re doing old Belize is we want to take a lot of youths back to time when Belize was Belize. ...

Pygmy Sperm Whale found
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 8/29/08
The nine foot, 600 pound adult whale was found about 4:50 pm on Sunday evening languishing in the surf some fifteen miles east of San Pedro Town. ...

Alex Noralez wins Song Competitions
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 8/29/08
In an interview with The San Pedro Sun, he commented, “It felt great winning these competitions. Song writing does require work but it is what I am ...

8/28/2008

ACB SPEAKS OUT ON CITY HALL MESS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/28/2008
The Association of Concerned Belizeans today issued a release stating their position on the recent public upheaval within the Belize City Council. ...

HIGH ENROLLMENT RESULTS IN TEXT BOOK SHORTAGE AT UB
LoveFM, Belize - 8/28/2008
The University of Belize is this year boasting the highest student intake since their establishment eight years ago. While this speaks volumes for the only ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/28/2008
Belize City Police have detained 21-year-old Wilworth Williams in connection with a shooting yesterday afternoon. Just after midday Police responded to ...

PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION CLARIFIES DECISION 9 OF FINAL DECISION
LoveFM, Belize - 8/28/2008
Recently it was reported that Belize Electricity Limited were not doing any new connections or line extensions for customers. This is because, according to ...

WISH FOUNDATION HANDS OUT SCHOOL KITS TO NEEDY CHILDREN
LoveFM, Belize - 8/28/2008
In an attempt to reach as many kids as possible the foundation members are personally sponsoring one student from Belize City and one student from Cayo. ...

TELEMEDIA LAUNCHES ELECTRONIC DIRECTORY
LoveFM, Belize - 8/28/2008
Belize Telemedia Limited today launched the electronic version of their 2008 Telephone Directory. Suzette Tillett is the Manager of Directory Services at ...

35 Youths Survived 3 Weeks in the Jungle
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/28/2008
The youths, ranging in age from 13 to 17, spent three weeks in the jungle – learning survival skills from the Belize Defense Force and life skills from the ...

Chinese Nationals Didn't Run with $150000
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/28/2008
They were leaving the country because they told authorities that the business owner Kevin Sing who departed Belize over a year ago had promised to make ...

8/27/2008

MORE WORKERS CLAIM POLITICAL VICTIMIZATION
LoveFM, Belize - 8/27/08
We were also informed that the managing director of the Belize Agricultural health Authority has resigned. We contacted the office of the Ministry of ...

MINISTER OF EDUCATION RESPONDS TO BNTU
LoveFM, Belize - 8/27/08
The Orange Walk Branch of the Belize National Teachers Union met earlier today to discuss the transfer of teachers in the district. ...

Belize CITY ADMINISTRATOR SAYS Belize WASTE CONTROL HAS BEEN PAID
LoveFM, Belize - 8/27/08
Yesterday in our evening newscast we stated that reports coming out of the Belize City Council were that City Administrator Englebert Perrera was refusing ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/27/08
Two Belize City residents have been arrested and charged for drug trafficking. Shortly before 11 yesterday morning, police searched a house in the Pickstock ...

ROTARY CLUB HOLDS SEMI ANNUAL CARDIAC CLINICS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/27/08
The Rotary Club of Belize will be hosting their semi annual cardiac clinics this weekend in Belize City and in Dangriga. These clinics are held at six ...

RED CROSS TO ESTABLISH COMMUNITY RESPONSE TEAMS IN NORTHERN VILLAGES
LoveFM, Belize - 8/27/08
The Belize Red Cross today launched the second phase of their disaster response enhancement project. A similar project aimed at organizing Community ...

8/26/2008

Mayor Zenaida Moya Points Finger at City Administrator
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/26/2008
Was the money available to pay Belize Waste Control? “Well today we have proceeded to pay whatever was outstanding to him in full. ...

PUC at War with BEL over New Service Installations
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/26/2008
The Public Utilities Commission and Belize Electricity Limited are at war again, but this time it’s not over rates, it’s about what are called new service ...

Garbage Crisis: Waste Control Refuses to Pick Up Until City ...
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/26/2008
If you live in Belize City and your garbage wasn’t picked up today or yesterday – you are not alone because the city is in the midst of a garbage crisis. ...

Methodist Teachers Confront Illiteracy
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/26/2008
... we’ve been experiencing in some of our primary schools and not only in the Methodist Primary Schools but generally throughout Belize that our children ...

BNTU SAYS TEACHER’S TRANSFER IS POLITICAL
LoveFM, Belize - 8/26/2008
The Belize National Teachers’ Union has written to Minister of Education Patrick Faber following the transfer of a number of teachers. ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/26/2008
Belize City police have arrested and charged Belizean American Guy Fuller for drug trafficking. Police reports are that around noon yesterday police were on ...

FIRST HIGH SCHOOL OPENS IN CAYE CAULKER
LoveFM, Belize - 8/26/2008
The way that we finance the school is the families are asked to pay $200.00 Belize a month and the rest of the tuition comes from donors. ...

UNIVERSITY OF Belize TO HOLD PUBLIC LECTURE TOMORROW
LoveFM, Belize - 8/26/2008
The University of Belize will tomorrow be hosting a lecture at the Jaguar Auditorium in Belmopan. The lecture will be delivered by UCLA’s professor Robert ...

For the want of a Belizean flag
Amandala, Belize - 8/26/2008
When the Belize Olympic team passed through Los Angeles on their way to Beijing, China, for the 2008 Summer Olympic Games, the Belizean community certainly ...

House approves constitutional amendments and petroleum surcharge
Amandala, Belize - 8/26/2008
The House of Representatives on Friday approved the Belize Constitution 6th Amendment Bill, as well as amendments to the Income and Business Tax Act which ...

3 Chinese rip off employer $153272.55
Amandala, Belize - 8/26/2008
The owner of NAIC, Kevin Singh, is out of the country, reportedly in Mainland China, but police tell us he is on his way back to Belize and will be ...

Anna Rachel Montejo is Belize’s newest magistrate
Amandala, Belize - 8/26/2008
... where she will formally receive the postgraduate Certificate of Legal Education (CLE) and, thereafter, she is expecting to be called to the Belize Bar. ...

Laundering charges dropped against Belize banks!
Amandala, Belize - 8/26/2008
The Belize Bank and First Caribbean will not stand trial for a string of charges under the Money Laundering (Prevention) Act, ...

8/25/08

IDB Grants Kriol Council US$5000 for Education
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/25/08
We are absolutely delighted that the Belize Kriol Council won this year’s grant program for the IDB’s cultural program that we have each year. ...

Bank of New York's Warning to the Central Bank
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/25/08
That would put the Belize Bank’s operations in Belize in some jeopardy because the correspondent bank is the one that accepts the deposits of its respondent ...

Locally Refined Diesel Selling for $9.95 per Gallon
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/25/08
We make it here in Belize.” And the “we” is Peter Techrioeb and his father. They refine the crude oil from BNE, into diesel which they say is just as good ...

PG Health Inspector Charged for Extortion
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/25/08
The Chinese community in southern Belize has been complaining about health inspector Jerome Gill. They told us that Gill had been extorting them, ...

CYDP Youths Till the Soil in Teakettle
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/25/08
Last week we introduced to some youths who were ready to put down the guns and to put their hands in the ground in Belize Rural North where they were ...

Security Guard killed in Western Highway Collision
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/25/08
... I understand that a bus had stopped to let off passengers and a car coming from Belize City direction collided head on into him spinning Delroy’s car ...

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO’S PRIME MINISTER VISITS Belize
LoveFM, Belize - 8/25/08
The Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago Patrick Manning was in Belize today. With no public announcement of the visit, Mr. Manning flew in from the ...

Belize LIONS CLUB HOLDS 4TH ANNUAL TEACHER TRAINING WORKSHOP
LoveFM, Belize - 8/25/08
The Belize Lions Club is this week hosting their 4 th annual Lion’s Quest workshop for teachers. Over 85 teachers from primary and secondary schools around ...

IDB FUNDS Belize KRIOL PROJECT
LoveFM, Belize - 8/25/08
The Inter-American Development Bank this afternoon hosted the launch of the “Kriol Council Project Launch and Culture Day” at its IDB offices in the Belize ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/25/08
Belize City police are investigating a case of rape and robbery that occurred early yesterday morning. The victim reported to police that she was walking ...

YWCA OFFERS SCHOLARSHIP TO YOUNG WOMEN
LoveFM, Belize - 8/25/08
As a result of this the YWCA submitted a proposal to the European Union through the Belize Rural Development Project. The proposal was accepted and that is ...

PATRIOTIC SONG COMPETITION WINNER ANNOUNCED
LoveFM, Belize - 8/25/08
Noralez won $3000.00 and a trophy for his entry Sweet Belize. Second place went to last year’s champion Joe Lawrence who won $2000.00 and a trophy and third ...

8/22/08

Portal to Maya Underworld Found in Mexico?
National Geographic, DC - 8/22/08
Stretching south from southern Mexico, through Guatemala, and into northern Belize, the Maya culture had its heyday from about AD 250 to 900, ...

Wife drops charges against husband; saves him from jail
Amandala, Belize - 8/22/08
Claudia Saunders, 28, financial manager for the Belize Zoo and Tropical Education Center at Mile 29, Western Highway, today asked the Magistrate’s Court to ...

Puss anh daag da City Hall
Amandala, Belize - 8/22/08
Belize City Councilor Mark King held a press conference today (this newspaper was not invited) to bring several charges of corruption against Mayor Zenaida ...

People’s National Party awards education grants and school supplies
Amandala, Belize - 8/22/08
Recipients of these grants will attend University of Belize, Julian Cho Technical High School, Toledo Community College, and the Saint Peter Claver ...

Banana League semifinals begin, Mundialito 2008 ends
Amandala, Belize - 8/22/08
Congrats to the Champion Italy and Sub-Champion Belize for a well played final; also congrats to Holland for coming in third, and to Argentina for fourth ...

Tahitian Vanilla Originated in Maya Forests, Says UC Riverside ...
Media Newswire (press release), NY - 8/22/08
In January 2009, they will begin mapping cacao-vanilla forest gardens in Belize, southern Mexico and Guatemala. They also are actively advising on ...

Security Service Commission demotes Chester Williams
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/22/08
While Williams can appeal the decision to the Belize Advisory Council, his attorneys reportedly have already issued a letter of concern to the Security ...

Two women arrested for jewelry taken from murder scene
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/22/08
Belize City police got their big break on the key evidence last Thursday evening, when 18-year-old Samantha Grant and her alleged accomplice, 21-year- old ...

No more diplomatic posting for British High John Yapp
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/22/08
Mrs. Courtenay alleged that she found herself alone with High Commissioner Yapp at the end of a charity dinner-dance in Belize City. ...

We have 58 guests online
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/22/08
The amendment lays down stiffer penalties for gun-related offenses and has been reinforced to the fullest by Belize City Magistrates who have been remanding ...

Protester blocks BEL’s entrance to embarass stingy power company
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/22/08
A male nurse employed with the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital let loose his anger and frustration at Belize Electricity Limited (BEL) this week when the ...

We have 52 guests online
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/22/08
By Albert Ciego - Staff Reporter Belize City A group of Belizeans have taken over the Belize Diabetes Association and have vowed to do more to reduce the ...

We have 45 guests online
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/22/08
At the time she lived with her grandmother in a small clapboard house on Belize’s southside. Her mother, Sheena, had her when she herself was seventeen. ...

Andy Palacio Foundation launch
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/22/08
Raquel Battle another member of the Foundation, said that the mission of the Foundation is to create the necessary opportunities to continue Belize’s ...

House meets to discuss Venezuelan money, taxes and loan
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/22/08
The burning issue however, is what government plans to do with the US $10 million it recently managed to take back from the Belize Bank. ...

Simeon Lopez is United Democratic Party’s Belmopan mayoral ...
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/22/08
The later was supported by both area representative John Saldivar and Belize City based Collet representative, Patrick Faber. Both sides accused each other ...

House to debate constitutional amendments Friday
Amandala, Belize - 8/22/08
It also covers a three-term limit for any individual holding the Office of the Prime Minister; the recall of House members; the Belize National Coast Guard ...

Long awaited Doppler radar being readied for end of September
Amandala, Belize - 8/22/08
The long-awaited Doppler radar system for Belize has arrived and is currently being installed on the compound of the National Meteorological Service in ...

The Mariscal-Spencer Treaty between Mexico and England in 1893
Amandala, Belize - 8/22/08
On the other hand, the inhabitants of Belize continued with their labour of cutting logwood and selling weapons to the Cruzob. ...

Ashcroft sends $60 million home to England
Amandala, Belize - 8/22/08
The Belize Bank, whose majority shareholder is British billionaire Michael Ashcroft, paid out very handsome returns to shareholders for 2008 - almost 14 ...

Recall bill is historic, but limiting
Amandala, Belize - 8/22/08
Currently, voters in Belize have no power to remove from office any elected area representatives who they believe are not acting in the public interest, ...

8/21/08

POLICE CONTINUE TO INVESTIGATE COROZAL FREE ZONE MURDER
LoveFM, Belize - 8/21/08
After the killing, Guzman says that the men disappeared into some high bushes adjacent to the river at the Belize/Mexico border. Even though authorities set ...

PEOPLE’S NATIONAL PARTY ASSIST STUDENTS WITH EDUCATION GRANTS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/21/08
The recipients of the grants will now be able to attend Toledo education institutions like the University of Belize Toledo Campus, JC Technical High School, ...

YOUTH BUSINESS TRUST HOLD TRAINING SEMINAR
LoveFM, Belize - 8/21/08
Youth Business Trust Belize will be hosting a one day seminar entitled “Start and Improve Your Business – The Comprehensive Package” for entrepreneurs in ...NJM:4289

US UNIVERSITY PROVIDES HIV TRAINING IN Belize
LoveFM, Belize - 8/21/08
Martha Carrillo, IRH Representative in Belize told us more about the purpose of the seminars. “The institute of Reproductive Health, Georgetown University ...

UWI CHANCELLOR VISITS Belize
LoveFM, Belize - 8/21/08
Jane Bennett, acting Resident Tutor at the University of the West Indies Open Campus, Belize tells us more. “Sir George Alleyne the Chancellor of the ...

8/20/08

CALENDAR OF SEPTEMBER CELEBRATIONS CALENDAR OF EVENTS LAUNCHED
LoveFM, Belize - 8/20/08
The calendar of activities surrounds the 210 th anniversary of the Battle of Saint George’s Caye Day and the 27 th anniversary of Belize’s Independence. ...

NEW ROUNDABOUTS FOR Belize CITY
LoveFM, Belize - 8/20/08
Two new roundabouts are currently under construction at two of Belize City’s hot spots. Councilor Dean Samuels whose portfolio at City Hall includes traffic ...

Belize TOURISM BOARDS ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF TOURISM SCHOLARSHIPS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/20/08
The Belize Tourism Board has announced the recipients of the 2008 Tourism Award Scholarships. Training officer at the Tourism Board Keisha Young told us ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/20/08
Belize City Police have arrested six people in connection with the discovery of a point 38 Winchester ammunition and suspected cannabis. ...

MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE DISCUSSES PRODUCTION OF HOT PEPPERS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/20/08
When in full operation, this project will export some eighteen thousand pounds of hot pepper per week to the US Farmers from the Cayo, Belize , Orange Walk ...

ART EXHIBIT OPENS AT MEXICAN EMBASSY
LoveFM, Belize - 8/20/08
“The exhibition is going to start today at 6:30 pm, August the 20 th , and its going to be at institute of Mexico in Belize. The exhibition is going to ...

8/19/08

KIDNEY ASSOCIATION RECEIVES 50 THOUSAND DOLLARS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/19/08
The Belize Kidney Association yesterday received a cheque of 50 thousand dollars from the Belize Social Security Board. Jose Cruz, public relations officer ...

SOCIAL SECURITY DONATES COMPUTERS TO YOUTH FOR THE FUTURE
LoveFM, Belize - 8/19/08
The Belize Social Security Board today donated four brand new dell computers to Youth for the Future as an addition to their resource centre. ...

ANDY PALACIO FOUNDATION TO BE LAUNCHED
LoveFM, Belize - 8/19/08
... and the objectives are to preserve and promote the legacy of Andy Palacio, Belize’s great music icon, cultural ambassador and UNESCO artist for peace, ...

GRACE KENNEDY ADOPTS ROUNDABOUT ON THE NORTHERN HIGHWAY
LoveFM, Belize - 8/19/08
Grace Kennedy Belize Limited today adopted a roundabout on the Northern Highway. General Manager of Grace Kennedy Alberto Young told Love News his company ...

TELEMEDIA AWARDS 32 SCHOLARSHIPS TO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/19/08
Belize Telemedia Limited today held their 17 th annual scholarship award reception at the Radisson Fort George Hotel. A total of 32 students from across the ...

Eulogy for Denton “D” Garbutt. May 6, 1956 – August 12, 2008
Amandala, Belize - 8/19/08
Denton was born in Belize City on the 6th of May, 1956, to parents Alpheus Budd and Katherine Garbutt, and spent his growing up years living in an alley off ...

From The Publisher
Amandala, Belize - 8/19/08
So, in Belize we’re watching NBC and MSNBC to see the Games, and they are, of course, catering their production for the majority American audience, ...

Gun law jails innocents
Amandala, Belize - 8/19/08
In the Southside of Belize City, and in poor areas of the Northside, there are drugs and guns all around. It’s not only rough. The law seems crazy.

Still no cable from Hattieville to Cotton Tree
Amandala, Belize - 8/19/08
About 400 households in Hattieville, Mahogany Heights, La Democracia, Armenia and Cotton Tree villages still have no cable TV service, after Belize ...

UCLA Professor Robert Hill lectures about Belize’s phenomenal ...
Amandala, Belize - 8/19/08
But the majority of Belizeans who went to school in the colony of British Honduras and the nation of Belize know nothing about the life of the man who ...

Mayor Lopez turns back Belisle challenge in heated UDP Belmopan ...
Amandala, Belize - 8/19/08
Saldivar came out for him Sunday, and brought along two Belize City Cabinet Ministers - Education Minister Patrick Faber and Works Minister Anthony “Boots” ...

8/18/08

The Tilapia Capital
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/18/08
Belize Rural North Area Representative Edmund Castro says he’s determined to make his division the tilapia capital with residents using small scale fish ...

Brian Saunders Charged for Pulling Gun on Wife at Belize Zoo
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/18/08
On Friday we told you about the domestic drama that almost turned into deadly gunplay at the Belize Zoo. Brian Saunders went to his wife’s workplace at the ...

Belize's Wicked Rides
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/18/08
The first so called “Wicked Auto Show” was held yesterday at Old Belize. We’ve taken you to auto shows before but yesterday’s event was on another level. ...

Angel Dorado Shot but not Killed
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/18/08
Belize City Police still have no leads on who shot twenty eight year old Angel Dorado on Friday night and the victim today would not speak to the media. ...

The end of Jonathon & Jayson's Olympic Runs
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/18/08
He ran his qualifying heat in the men’s 200 meter on Monday morning in Beijing, which was Sunday night in Belize. He ran the race in 21.54 seconds and came ...

Teen Charged for Shooting Teen
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/18/08
He appeared with his parents in front of Magistrate Roberta Perez at the Belize Family Court but was denied bail due to the nature of the offence. ...

COURT NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/18/08
The jewelries were found at a pawn shop in Belize City and a medal valued at 3 thousand dollars and identified as the property of Ruiz was found with Davis. ...

KIDNEY ASSOCIATION LAUNCHES AWARENESS CAMPAIGN
LoveFM, Belize - 8/18/08
The Belize Social Security Board has donated 50 thousand dollars to the Belize Kidney Association. CEO Merlene Bailey Martinez handed over the cheque to ...

TILAPIA PONDS TO BE CONSTRUCTED ACROSS THE COUNTRY
LoveFM, Belize - 8/18/08
Minister of State in the Ministry of Works and area representative for Belize Rural North Edmund Castro chaired a meeting with tilapia growers yesterday. ...

ROTARY CLUB AND CHAMBER HOST EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR AWARD CEREMONY
LoveFM, Belize - 8/18/08
The Rotary Club of Belize along with the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry held their first annual Employer of the Year Award ceremony over the ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/18/08
Belize City police are looking for a man following a report of rape. A 33 year old woman told Police that about one o’clock Sunday morning she left her ...

TEACHERS IN MONKEY RIVER ATTENDS TRAINING WORKSHOP
LoveFM, Belize - 8/18/08
"In Belize all teachers are required to train during their break and we will have an annual workshop, we are hoping next year in fact to have a Math ...

8/15/08

POLICE INVESTIGATES POSSIBLE CASE OF ABDUCTION
LoveFM, Belize - 8/15/08
The incident erupted this morning between a couple that was visiting the Belize Zoo. It is reported that during an argument between the couple the husband ...

TELEMEDIA DISCONNECTS CBC FROM SOUTHERN Belize
LoveFM, Belize - 8/15/08
Over the past few weeks there has been an ongoing situation between Belize Telemedia Limited, Channel Broadcasting Corporation and television operators ...

BELIZEAN JONATHON WILLIAMS QUALIFIES TO SEMI FINALS AT OLYMPIC GAMES
LoveFM, Belize - 8/15/08
The other athletes representing Belize are Jayson Jones in the 200 meter; Tricia Flores in the women's long jump and Alphonso Martinez in Taekwondo.

MADE IN USA EXHIBITION OPENS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/15/08
The United States Embassy in Belize today officially opened the 7 th annual Made in the USA exhibition at the Radisson Fort George Hotel. ...

POLICE SEEKS BROOKS FOR SHOOTING INCIDENT
LoveFM, Belize - 8/15/08
Belize City Police are looking for Aaron Brooks for questioning in connection with an incident in which 23-year-old Everald Gray of North Creek. ...

Belize MEDIAL ASSOCIATES TURNS 20
LoveFM, Belize - 8/15/08
Belize Medical Associates is today celebrating their 20 th anniversary. Doctor Fernando Cuellar is a practicing physician at the hospital and he told us ...

CHURCH DONATES TO RED CROSS AND CARE Belize
LoveFM, Belize - 8/15/08
The Belize Red Cross received 75 wheelchairs and CARE Belize received 100 wheelchairs. Carlos Rivas is in charge of welfare assistance within the church for ...

HELPAGE BELMOPAN HAS NEW EXECUTIVES
LoveFM, Belize - 8/15/08
Guest speakers at the AGM were CEO in the Ministry of Human Development and Social Transformation Judith Alpuche and President of Helpage Belize Elias Awe. ...

Milpros and Amandala Sports desk remember Denton Garbutt
Amandala, Belize - 8/15/08
Amandala was instrumental in the struggle initiated by Milpros, beginning in 1989, towards the formation of the first semipro football league in Belize in ...

More advice from Belizean Footballer
Amandala, Belize - 8/15/08
What has the FFB done to improve the level of coaching in Belize? Has there been any type of coaching course provided in Belize? Recently I had attended one ...

From The Publisher
Amandala, Belize - 8/15/08
When all the celebrities in Belize were fighting to get a piece of her, Jones never found time to link with the zinc. Nobody could have been bigger than ...

So many angles
Amandala, Belize - 8/15/08
On April 7th, 1993, my family was almost ready to return to Belize and we were bringing with us a young boy who had pretty much moved in with us. ...

God’s agents and Satan’s agents
Amandala, Belize - 8/15/08
That day Belize shall tremble. The day when our people demand justice here on this piece of land named Belize, and not after death in a place of no return ...

BTL pulls the plug on CBC
Amandala, Belize - 8/15/08
Belize Telemedia pulled the plug on Channel Broadcasting Cable’s (CBC) service in those areas following the cable company’s decision to abide by the law and ...

Customs charge two for importing prohibited medical substance used ...
Amandala, Belize - 8/15/08
Pseudo ephedrine is extracted from Sudolor to make a controlled drug, reportedly methamphetamine, which is circulating in Belize. The single market value of ...

Life for Jose Maria Zetina, 45, convicted of killing pregnant ...
Amandala, Belize - 8/15/08
Belize has not executed the death penalty in a murder conviction since the hanging death of Kent Bowers in 1985. DPP Cheryl Lynn Branker Taitt referred us ...

Butane down by five dollars per hundred pound
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/15/08
By Adolph Lucas Jr. - Staff Reporter Belize City and Corozal consumers will pay $127 for a hundred pounds of butane. Orange Walk residents will pay $128. ...

Chicken prices up! At $9 M cost to economy
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/15/08
Manager of the Belize Poultry Association, Orlando Habet said the increase is a negotiated increase, resulting from consultations between the Association ...

Man gets 1 year for stick of weed!
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/15/08
By Anita Nembhard - Freelance Writer Belize City resident Sydney Bradley, was sentenced to a year in jail on Monday August 11, for having in his possession ...

Gas down by over a dollar
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/15/08
The Government of Belize has stated that every time there is a world price decrease, the savings will be passed on to consumers.

21 Belizeans will go to Taiwan on Scholarships
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/15/08
Twenty-one Belizean students have been awarded scholarships for studies in Taiwan under the Belize-Taiwan Cooperation Program. Fifteen students have been ...

Neighbour commits monstrous act against mother of two
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/15/08
By Angel Novelo Belize City police say that 22-year-old Darrel Grant is the brazen assailant who forced himself into the family home of 39-year-old Sandra ...

Belize Bank pays US $10 m
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/15/08
By Angel Novelo The Barrow government has finally managed to get back US $10 million from the Belize Bank, which was given to the previous government as ...

Chinese community blows whistle on fake doctor
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/15/08
Wu said he got a second opinion at the Belize Medical Associates on his wife’s medical condition, only to find out that doctors there could not find any ...

OAS recommends Belize-Guatemala dispute go to ICJ
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/15/08
By William Ysaguirre - Freelance Writer Belize has accepted the proposal of the Organization of American States for the Belize-Guatemala territorial dispute ...

Editorial
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/15/08
By Harry Lawrence - Publisher It is clear to the man on the street that Belize Telemedia Limited may be acting under instructions from the man who says he ...

Big bad BTL! Pulls plug on CBC to block TV 7 & Krem TV
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/15/08
By Adolph Lucas Jr. - Staff Reporter The big and all too powerful Belize Telemedia Limited (BTL) made good on its threats Thursday afternoon August 14, ...

Preacherman turns child molester
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/15/08
Victor Garcia, 34, resident of Guadalupe Street on northside Belize City, is accused of sexually molesting the seven-year-old child at a day-care center in ...

Bruce Ashton Vargo and Lennox Bowman
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/15/08
They arrested two Belize City men for attempting to import the drugs into Belize. Thirty-six-year-old Lennox Bowman, an unemployed man of 22 Pine Street and ...

8/14/08

Belize's Olympic Athletes will Have to Jog to the Laundrormat
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/14/08
Jayson Jones is one of the five representing Belize in the Beijing Olympics. It is a dream come true for Jones, seen here at the opening ceremony, ...

7NEWS Investigates Dr. Shirley Jan
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/14/08
“She told my husband I am very serious so I hurried and went to Belize City for the check up. The doctor in Belize City told us my stomach is normal, ...

Everal Gray Shot on South Creek Road
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/14/08
A Belize City man is recovering at KHMH tonight after he was shot in the city this morning. Details are sketchy and police have provided no official report, ...

Jareth Crawford Convicted of Robbing Undaground CD & DVD
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/14/08
Crawford, a resident of #157 Antelope Street in Belize City is presently on remanded for an attempted murder after shooting at police earlier this year. ...

Canadian Military Donates Ford Escort to IT-VET
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/14/08
They are on a good will mission and that continued today with the donation of a new car to the ITVET in Belize City. Keith Swift has the details. ...

Maud Hyde Has Left the Building
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/14/08
“The old chief has not been fired, she has moved on to a position at the University of Belize. I believe she has taken up that position already and we have ...

Bruce Virgo & Lennox Bowman Charged for Pseudo-Ephedrine Tablets
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/14/08
And that’s why, working along with the United States Drug Enforcement Agency in June, Belize illegalized the importation of pseudo-ephedrine into Belize. ...

Portal to mythical Mayan underworld found in Mexico
U.S. Daily, ca - 8/14/08
Different Mayan groups who inhabited southern Mexico and northern Guatemala and Belize had their own entrances to the underworld which archeologists have ...

POLICE SERGEANT ATTACKED ON WESTERN BORDER
LoveFM, Belize - 8/14/08
... who is on pre-retirement leave saw what had happened and he apprehended this person who was escaping and he brought him back to the Belize side. ...

LABOR MINISTRY INTRODUCES TRIPARTITE BODY
LoveFM, Belize - 8/14/08
The tripartite body is made up of National Trade Union Congress of Belize and the Belize Chamber of Commerce. Minister of Labor and Local Government Gabriel ...

CANADIAN MILITARY MAKES DONATION TO IT-VET Belize CITY
LoveFM, Belize - 8/14/08
Members of the Canadian Military have been in Belize for some weeks and since then they have been involved in several projects. Love News spoke today with ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/14/08
Yesenia Rojas, owner of Belize Foam Factory reported to police that she was at her house on the Western Highway around 10:30 yesterday morning when she ...

ANNUAL POLICE CADET SUMMER CAMP ENDS TOMORROW
LoveFM, Belize - 8/14/08
Benque Viejo won the volleyball competition, Belize City won the Basketball and Orange Walk has won the football competition and they will be awarded ...

8/13/08

Photos from 2008 Costa Maya Festival
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 8/13/08
Enjoy the sights that made up this year’s 2008 Costa Maya Festival such an incredible success!

Nizhee Corozal hands Dolphins its 2nd defeat
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 8/13/08
Over at the Norman Broaster, defending champions Hankook Verdes hosted FC Belize but continued to struggle as the game ended in a stalemate 1-1. ...

Miss Guatemala is Miss Reina de la Costa Maya 2008
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 8/13/08
Miss Belize Jessie Medina, Miss Costa Rica Maria Elena Cordoba, El Salvador Daniella Augspurg, Miss Guatemala Jennifer Chiong, Miss Honduras Alejandra ...

Holy Cross has new Computer Lab
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 8/13/08
With a new school year starting on September 1st, 2008 children of the Holy Cross Anglican School will not only get to see the new changes made in and ...

Khalid Belisle Wants to Unseat Belmopan Mayor Simeon Lopez
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/13/08
Deputy Mayor Anthony Michael wants to unseat Zenaida Moya in Belize City and it is even more interesting in Belmopan where Khalid Belisle wants to unseat ...

More Contraband Pseudo-Ephedrine
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/13/08
Viewers may recall that the importation of this highly addicted substance was banned in Belize on June twenty first after consultation with the United ...

Supa G's Scandal
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/13/08
And then I have a next one, ‘pressure,’ which is about everything going up, the gas going up widely and it is affecting Belize, especially a very young ...

Angry Mother Attempts Courthouse Assault
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/13/08
The 4 accused will not be able to get bail through the Belize City Magistrate’s Court until 3 months from now. Alternately, they have 7 days to apply to the ...

Guatemalan Police Detain Belizean Police Officer
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/13/08
Reports are that around ten this morning an unidentified Guatemalan man was detained following an infraction at the Belize border. ...

Pastor Charged for Molesting 7 year old Girl
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/13/08
Late this evening, the pastor was arraigned in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court #1 in front of Chief Magistrate Margaret Gabb-McKenzie where he was ...

Move to resolve long-standing border dispute between Belize and ...
Caribbean Net News, Cayman Islands - 8/13/08
By Oscar Ramjeet BELMOPAN, Belize: The Dean Barrow administration in Belize is taking steps to resolve the long-standing border dispute with neighbouring ...

BELIZEANS BENEFIT FROM JAPANESE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
LoveFM, Belize - 8/13/08
The courses are being offered through the Japan International Cooperation Agency in Belize, and have representation in some one hundred courses. ...

UNITED NATIONS HELPS Belize WITH FOOD SECURITY PROJECT
LoveFM, Belize - 8/13/08
The Food and Agriculture Organization representative for Jamaica, Bahamas and Belize Donston Campbell presented a project to government in Belmopan. ...

Belize CITY COUNCIL HELPS WITH STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP TO UB
LoveFM, Belize - 8/13/08
The Belize City Council has announced the 2008 recipient of David Pook Scholarship award. Councilor Hyacinth Latchman Cuellar told us more about the ...

NATIONAL TRANSPORT UPGRADES BUS FLEET FOR SOUTHERN Belize
LoveFM, Belize - 8/13/08
The initial investment of the seven busses is valued at some 300 thousand Belize dollars. National Transport Services has been in existence for the past 2 ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/13/08
Belize City police have arrested and charged 34 year old Victor Garcia for the crime of Carnal Knowledge. A seven-year-old minor accompanied by her mother ...

8/12/08

Belize's New Brand & Marketing Agency
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/12/08
Which is why Belize tourism product and the industry’s confidence in that product is in desperate need of a jump start to raise hopes about sagging arrival ...

FLOOD VICTIMS RELOCATED TO NEW AREA & GET NEW HOUSING
LoveFM, Belize - 8/12/08
We were asked here, the Heads of Mission in the 8 th region, if we thought there was a place that would be particularly suitable and I said yes, Belize ...

YOUTH CHARGED FOR BRUTAL SLAYING OF Belize CITY WOMAN
LoveFM, Belize - 8/12/08
The officer’s residence was visited but he was not at home, he was in Belize City but it was not factual that he cannot be found. ...

CENTRAL BANK WITHDRAWS CHARGES AGAINST Belize BANK PRESIDENT
LoveFM, Belize - 8/12/08
The Central Bank has withdrawn criminal charges which were filed against the Belize Bank and its President Philip Johnson. The Bank says the warrant of ...

BTB INTRODUCES NEW MARKETING COMPANY
LoveFM, Belize - 8/12/08
The Belize Tourism Board today introduced a newly contracted marketing agency for Belize. With the election of a new Board of Directors and the private ...

VILLAGE SEEKS ASSISTANCE FOR A SICK CHILD
LoveFM, Belize - 8/12/08
The young girl is a client of CARE Belize and has a condition called spina bifida or cleft spine. What complicates the issue is that Amarilis has only one ...

ANOTHER YOUTH GUNNED DOWN
LoveFM, Belize - 8/12/08
Another Belize City youth was gunned down last night in Belize City. We got the details this morning from Acting Commissioner of Police Allen Whylie. ...

8/11/08

Yalbac Residents Want Justice for Teen Killed in Traffic Accident
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/11/08
... didn’t give this report to the San Ignacio Branch, didn’t give it to the Belmopan Branch, nor Belize City and now this child passed away last night. ...

YES Recruits Teachers in Fight Against Child Sexual Exploitation
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/11/08
... and life skills teachers will participate in one day workshops on the commercial sexual exploitation and abuse of children and adolescents in Belize. ...

Police Unveil Plan to Combat Crime
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/11/08
This will allow for the freeing up of additional officers who will be deployed to Belize City to participate in preventative patrol duties in the volatile ...

Belize Bank's Phil Johnson Hand Delivers Check for US$10 million ...
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/11/08
Chairman of the Belize Bank Phil Johnson flew into Belize today. And he was free to do so because the warrant for his arrest was dropped on Friday after the ...

TEACHERS PARTICIPATE IN COUNTRYWIDE WORKSHOP ON COMMERCIAL SEXUAL ...
LoveFM, Belize - 8/11/08
Other workshops will be held throughout this week for teachers from Corozal, Orange Walk and the Belize Districts and in Dangriga for teachers from the ...

Belize CENTRAL PRISON CELEBRATES KOLBE WEEK
LoveFM, Belize - 8/11/08
Starting today and for the next few days until Sunday, the management of the Belize Central Prison will be highlighting the work done by the prison inmates. ...

HOME INVASION LEAVES WOMAN DEAD AND DAUGHTER HOSPITALIZED
LoveFM, Belize - 8/11/08
A home invasion proved deadly for a Belize City mother last night. Police reports are that 39-year-old Sandra Ruiz of a Meighan Avenue address was in a room ...

POLICE DEPARTMENT OUTLINES EFFORTS TO FIGHT CRIME
LoveFM, Belize - 8/11/08
The Belize Police Department today held a press conference at the Raccoon Street Police Station to outline what the department is doing to combat crime and ...

Belize BANK RETURNS US $10 MILLION FROM VENEZUELA TO GOVERNMENT
LoveFM, Belize - 8/11/08
The Belize Bank has paid the Government of Belize 10 million US dollars. A release from the Bank says a cheque for the monies was handed over personally by ...

21 BELIZEANS BENEFIT FROM TAIWAN-Belize SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
LoveFM, Belize - 8/11/08
A total of twenty one Belizean students have been awarded scholarships for studies in Taiwan under the Belize-Taiwan Cooperation Program. ...

GUATEMALA DONATES MEDICAL EQUIPMENT TO Belize
LoveFM, Belize - 8/11/08
The Guatemalan Embassy has once again donated a large quantity of medical and hospital equipment to the Government of Belize. ...

BELIZEANS RETURN FROM INTERNATIONAL AIDS CONFERENCE WITH NEW IDEAS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/11/08
Some seven delegates representing the Belize Red Cross Society, the Alliance Against AIDS, the Belize Family Life Association, the United Belize Advocacy ...

City Hall sidelined in downtown renewal Rivals jockey for position ...
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 2 hours ago
A recent decision by the Mayor to not renew a garbage collection contract by Belize Waste Control after Minister Martinez had asked her to look favorably at ...

Eight beauties vie for Reina de la Costa Maya
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/11/08
The eight beauties were sashed by the reigning Miss Reina De La Costa Maya, 2007, Miss Maria Jeffery of Belize. Special guests for the occasion were Leila ...

Pay Up! Says Appeal Board
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/11/08
By Adolph Lucas Jr. - Staff Reporter The Belize Bank, which has been fighting tooth and nail not to return US $10 million to the Government and people of ...

We have 50 guests online
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/11/08
The Central Bank’s directive obliges the Belize Bank to comply within a certain time frame. Failure to comply will result in criminal charges and other ...

Belize U-19 girls win silver
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/11/08
By William Ysaguirre - Freelance Writer Leandra Guy of Roaring Creek struck out four batters as she led the Belize girls to a 12-7 victory over Nicaragua in ...

Gentle Touch wins thru to Women’s Football finals
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/11/08
In the other playoff match, the Delille Pumas hosted Millennium Girls of Belize City at the Carl Ramos Stadium in Dangriga on Saturday and the winner of ...

Women’s Fund offers grants to women’s groups in CA
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/11/08
By Lisbeth Ayuso A representative of the Central American Women’s Fund, operating out of Nicaragua, this week visited Belize in the hope of attracting more ...

We have 52 guests online
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/11/08
I just want to make a few points of my own as it regards to Belize. And they are not very good. As a matter of fact, I believe that the channel and its ...

Girlfriend 20, dies suddenly and parents suspect foul play
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/11/08
By Albert Ciego - Staff Reporter A twenty-year-old young woman, Cinde Metzken of 60 Ebony Street in Belize City, died suddenly in Hattieville Village on ...

Orange Walk police torch plantation with 3000 mature marijuana plants
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/11/08
The latest catch took place Tuesday night, August 5 in Belize City. Police say they seized 430.4 grams of marijuana leaves when they intercepted a blue four ...

We have 44 guests online
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/11/08
An order for the Belize Bank to pay back US $10 million dollars intended for the people of Belize but diverted by former Prime Minister Said Musa’s ...

8/8/08

Miss Guatemala Crowned Reina de la Costa Maya
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/8/08
There aren’t many things Belize is willing to give Guatemala but last night Belize’s Maria Jeffrey, the reigning Reina del La Costa Maya didn’t have any ...

Man Problems & Gunplay: The Other Side
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/8/08
There are two sides to a story and today thirty year old Rosalie Williams, the woman Belize City police says is wanted for the aggravated burglary of ...

Enrolment at UB Exceeds Expectations
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/8/08
Today administrators at the University of Belize expressed their pleasure at the total number of students enrolled in campuses countrywide for the new ...

Belize Bank Buckles & Agrees To Pay Back $10 million from Venezuela
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/8/08
It was late breaking at the end of our newscast last night: the Central Bank Board of Appeals ruled that Belize Bank must refund to the government of Belize ...

Dr. Arlie Petters Grooms Belize's Generation Next
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/8/08
Dr. Arlie Petters has the brain of a quantum physicist and the soul of a Belizean renaissance man. In his off time, the Duke University Professor has ...

Road Rage at 2:45 am
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/8/08
Tonight a Belize City taxi driver and two of his passengers are lucky to be alive after the vehicle they were travelling in was riddled with as many as ...

OAS Advises Belize & Guatemala To Take Dispute to ICJ
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/8/08
Up to yesterday, OAS Secretary General Miguel Insulza had visited every country in the Americas except Belize. But he came yesterday for a two day visit, ...

Broadcasting Authority Weighs In Channel 7 & KREM TV Blackout
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/8/08
Channel Broadcasting Cable in tandem with BTL continues to block Channel 7 and KREM’s television signals in communities in western Belize. ...

Belize BANK EXPECTED TO PAY $ US 10 MILLION TO GOB
LoveFM, Belize - 8/8/08
The Belize Bank must deposit ten million US dollars in the Government of Belize accounts. That was the dramatic decision handed down on Thursday night by ...

OAS SECRETARY GENERAL VISITS Belize
LoveFM, Belize - 8/8/08
Secretary General of the Organization of the American States Jose Miguel Insulza is in Belize on an official visit. He arrived in the country yesterday and ...

DECREASE IN BUTANE GAS PRICES ANNOUNCED
LoveFM, Belize - 8/8/08
The new prices for the commodity are as follows; Belize City and Corozal consumers will pay the lowest at $127. Orange Walk residents will pay $128. ...

NEW MEXICAN AMBASSADOR PLANS TO STRENGTHEN Belize MEXICO LINKS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/8/08
Belize and Mexico have shared good bilateral relations for years, and this relationship intends to strengthen as His Excellency Luis Manuel Lopez Moreno ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/8/08
Belize City police are investigating two separate reports of aggravated assault early this morning. In the first incident Yukkai Kwok, owner of Kevin’s Bar ...

UWI Belize CONTINUES 60TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/8/08
And while we might not have heard much about the anniversary celebration, the Belize School of Continuing Studies will be hosting their signature event ...

OVER 200 STUDENTS BENEFIT FROM READING & MATH SUMMER COURSE
LoveFM, Belize - 8/8/08
227 students from the Belize district today received their certificate for participation in a summer course. The course that ran for six weeks was conducted ...

8/7/08

Suppliers and agents mingle at BETEX
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 8/7/2008
Every two years, a collaboration between the Belize Tourism Board (BTB) and the Belize Tourism Industry Association (BTIA) gives way to the five day BETEX ...

Miss SP contestants prepare for pageant
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 8/7/2008
The photos below were taken at various sites including the Caracol Archeological Site, the Belize Zoo and Old Belize. Photographer for the Miss San Pedro ...

The San Pedro Lions host Noche San Pedrana
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 8/7/2008
Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Panama are the Mundo Maya countries taking part in this year’s Reina de la ...

Miss Costa Rica wins Miss Fido’s Bikini Competition 2008!
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 8/7/2008
A full house turned up at Fido’s Courtyard on Tuesday night to take part in the La Reina Fido’s Bikini Competition 2008. The eight gorgeous Costa Maya delegates put on a run way show like no other with four segments of bikini changes.

The Value in First Caribbean Bank's MVP
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/7/08
With the increasing amount of crime that is happening through out Belize, and Belize City especially, we are trying to raise awareness to the kids for them ...

Would Be Mayor Wants Downtown To Be a Tourist Zone
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/7/08
But I think if we have delays based on mother nature residents and visitors of Belize City will understand but we all must pray, cross our hands and toes ...

More Traps and Equipment for Fisher Folks
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/7/08
Hurricane Dean hit northern Belize a year ago, leaving a path of destruction in the millions. While the papaya and sugar industries have cut their losses ...

Man Problems & Gun Play
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/8/08
Tonight Belize City Police are looking for Rosalie Williams after she reportedly broke into the home of Nordette Spain and threatened her with a knife and ...

JUST IN: Central Bank's Board of Appeals Rules Against Belize Bank
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/7/08
Will the Central Bank have to withdraw the arrest warrant for Belize Bank President Phil Johnson? That’s what the Central Bank Board of Appeals decided this ...

Palmiro Wants Bertie To Show Him the Money!
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/7/08
Well you can say what you want about Salas, who is a Guatemalan by nationality, but he is the only coach that has led a Belize football selection to victory ...

Belize CITY COUNCIL AND SALVATION ARMY SEEKS FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
LoveFM, Belize - 8/7/08
Just over a month ago the Belize City Council and the Salvation Army started an appeal to get some of the homeless of the streets of Belize City. ...

MUNICIPAL ELECTION CONVENTIONS 2009 KICKS OFF IN COROZAL
LoveFM, Belize - 8/7/08
... the United Democratic Party will be held after the September Celebrations. A tentative date of October 5 th has been set for the Belize City Convention.

UNDP & COMPACT ASSIST FISHERMEN OF NORTHERN Belize
LoveFM, Belize - 8/7/08
This is for the group of fishermen that were affected in the northern part of Belize, that is Caye Caulker, and Belize City and north of that. ...

BREASTFEEDING WEEK OBSERVED
LoveFM, Belize - 8/7/08
A study conducted in Belize in 2006 indicated that only 10 percent of Belizean women were found to be exclusively breastfeeding their babies for the crucial ...

8/6/08

Judge Ejects Press from Belize Bank Hearing
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/6/2008
The Belize Bank and the Central Bank went to the Supreme Court this afternoon. But it wasn’t for a regular hearing, they went to make their case before the ...

Belize Sending 4 Athletes to Beijing Olympic
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/6/2008
The Olympics start in Beijing China on Friday morning and you may be wondering, who’s representing Belize? Well, there are four athletes competing in the ...

CBC Still Blocking Channel 7 & KREM TV West of Hattieville
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/6/2008
Tonight CBC Cable continues to block Channel 7 and KREM TV in almost all communities west of Belize City. We say ”almost” because Channel 7’s and KREM’s ...

Doony's on Albert Street Robbed in Broad Daylight
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/6/2008
Doony’s was robbed in the middle of the day and in the middle of downtown Belize City. It can’t get any worse than that but after today, some merchants here ...

94 NGOs But Only 1 Senate Seat
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/6/2008
NGO’s participating in the election process must be registered in Belize under the Companies Act or NGO Act, must have a majority of Belizean nationals on ...

BANKS AND FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS APPEALS BOARD HEARS Belize BANK’S ...
LoveFM, Belize - 7 hours ago
History took place in Belize City this afternoon as the first Appeals Board established under the Banks and Financial Institutions Act held its opening ...

NGOS SEEK CANDIDATE FOR SENATOR
LoveFM, Belize - 8/6/2008
Presently the Belize Senate has thirteen members, but soon the composition of this government body is going to be altered to include a representative from ...

CANE FARMERS RECEIVED PAYMENT FOR 2007/08 CROP SEASON
LoveFM, Belize - 8/6/2008
CEO of the Belize Cane Farmers Association is Carlos Magana. “In this second stage it’s the decision that Corozal gets $8.70 and the Orange Walk division is ...

SECOND LEG OF LOVE FM’S FAMILY TOUR BEGINS TOMORROW
LoveFM, Belize - 8/6/2008
The idea behind the Family Tour came up three years ago when the Belize Tourism Board started their campaign encouraging Belizeans to keep their dollars at ...

DOONY’S STORE ROBBED OF CASH
LoveFM, Belize - 8/6/2008
Thieves made off with an undisclosed amount of money this afternoon when they robbed Doony’s Store downtown Belize City. Love FM’s Terry Gordon was on the ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/6/2008
Belize City police have arrested and charged 29-year-old Elmer Hamilton for drug trafficking. Police were on mobile patrol on Central American Boulevard ...

SAN PEDRO PREPARES FOR COSTA MAYA FESTIVAL
LoveFM, Belize - 8/6/2008
... for that night along with Cruz Infante out of Mexico and doing their thing will be the Belize National Dance Company and Grupo Clash out of El Salvador. ...

8/5/08

BNE Tanker Loaded with Crude Oil Runs off Hummingbird Highway
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/5/08
A Belize Natural Energy tanker loaded with 9000 gallons of crude oil ran off the Hummingbird Highway this morning and landed on its side. ...

65 million Euros for Businesses who Want In on Europe
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/5/08
It’s phase 2 of the Caribbean Trade and Private Sector Development Program and it was launched this morning at the Radisson Hotel in Belize. ...

FAMILY OF MAN SHOT BY POLICE LOOKS FOR JUSTICE
LoveFM, Belize - 8/5/08
In its official report Police said Herrera was in the vicinity of the Belize Swing Bridge with a handgun. Police reports are that an officer in the area ...

OIL TRUCK SLIPS OFF HUMMINGBIRD HIGHWAY; NO DAMAGE REPORTED
LoveFM, Belize - 8/5/08
A tanker on the Belize Natural Energy fleet slipped off the road and turned on its side near mile 16 on the Hummingbird Highway in the Pomona area this ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/5/08
Police have arrested and charged 20 year old Warren Dominguez of Belize City for aggravated assault. This followed a report made by businesswoman Heather ...

CARIBBEAN TRADE & PRIVATE SECTOR DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM 2ND PHASE ...
LoveFM, Belize - 8/5/08
The second phase of the Caribbean Trade and Private Sector Development Program for Belize was introduced this morning. The agreement that brings into effect ...

UB FACULTY & STUDENTS TO BENEFIT FROM EU SPONSORED SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
LoveFM, Belize - 8/5/08
The University of Belize has signed on as a partner institution with the Erasmus Mundus Cooperative Scholarship Program sponsored by the European Union. ...

HEALTH SYSTEM STRENGTHENS “RAPID RESPONSE” CAPABILITY
LoveFM, Belize - 8/5/08
Close to thirty members of Belize’s health system is this week participating in a training workshop for Rapid Response Trainer’s. The aim of the training is ...

Waterfront Workers Wary
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/5/08
Tonight water front workers are preparing to battle with management at the Port of Belize. Their beef is a decision taken on Friday for the port to use 14 ...

8/4/08

Police Strike Deal With Raymond Gentle To Get Grenade Off the Street
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/4/08
That hagging intuition has been haunting Belize City residents since mid may when there was a grenade attack on the Mayflower Street neighbourhood. ...

Softball Girls Return with Silver Medals from Salvador
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/4/08
This morning Belize’s 18 member junior female softball team returned from the 5th Central American Junior Championship Games in Salvador with a trophy, ...

Cane Cutters Abduct Caledonia Mother and Daughter
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/4/08
Police are reporting a violent carjacking and abduction in the small village of Caledonia in northern Belize. At midnight on Friday, 34 year old Elizabeth ...

Police Use Deadly Force On Alex Herrera; His Family Says ...
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/4/08
... in his hand was some weed and that is why he took off running when he saw the police and jumped into the Belize River by the Belize City Swing Bridge. ...

Greg Casildo's Family Demands Answers & His Body
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/4/08
Since Thursday the Casildo family claims that they have been trying to get the body of their son and brother Gregory Casildo, Belize’s most wanted who was ...

James Herrera Drowns During Morning Bath Under Bel-China Bridge
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 8/4/08
So the family suspects he was taking a bath in the Belize River this morning, suffered a seizure, and then drowned. “We don’t suspect foul play because he ...

RETIRED US NATIONAL DROWNS IN CAYE CAULKER
LoveFM, Belize - 8/4/08
His body is now at the Belize City Morgue awaiting a post mortem examination. Pugh and his wife have been living in Caye Caulker for the past three years.

19 MORE BELIZEANS BENEFIT FROM CUBA-Belize SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
LoveFM, Belize - 8/4/08
Nineteen Belizean students have completed studies at Cuban Universities as part of the Belize–Cuba scholarship program. Twelve of the students graduated ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/4/08
Belize City police have detained Shane Jones pending further investigation and charges with a robbery last week. Reports are that 21 year old Theodore Cho ...

SOFTBALL TEAM AND BODY BUILDERS BRING SILVER FROM CENTRAL AMERICAN ...
LoveFM, Belize - 8/4/08
The Belize Female under 19 National Softball Team returned home today with silver medals after taking part in the 5 th National Central American Games. ...


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