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8/8/2006

Senior Girl Scouts finally make it to Belize
Charlotte Sun-Herald, FL - 8/8/2006
... the 10 girls in Senior Girl Scout Troop 32 and their adult chaperones boarded Royal Caribbean's Majesty of the Seas for a cruise to Key West, Cozumel and Belize ...

Belize spending increases may lead to debt default
Caribbean Net News, Cayman Islands - 8/8/2006
Belize's increased spending on infrastructure and on recovery efforts after hurricane damage may lead the Central American country to default on its debt ...

REDUCED SUBVENTIONS AND ARREARS INHERITED CAUSING FINANCIAL PINCH ...
LoveFM, Belize - 8/8/2006
Today Love News spoke with Belize City Mayor, Zenaida Moya, who explained that since taking over office in March of this year, City Hall has not been receiving ...

SENIOR PUBLIC OFFICERS BENEFIT FROM TRAINING SESSIONS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/8/2006
The Office of Governance is this week conducting a training session in Belize City for senior public officers. Director of the Office ...

DFC COMMISSION HEARINGS CONTINUE
LoveFM, Belize - 8/8/2006
... Magaña identified the local principal DFC creditors as the Social Security Board, Central Bank and The Government of Belize. He ...

BELIZEAN STUDENTS AMONG WINNERS OF UWI OPEN SCHOLARSHIPS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/8/2006
Love News spoke with Resident Tutor at the University of the West Indies Belize Luz Longsworth. “They are Divanni Duncan and Wilhelm ...

NO FOUL PLAY SUSPECTED IN DEATH OF ELDERLY MAN
LoveFM, Belize - 8/8/2006
Police do not suspect foul play in the death of an elderly man in Belize City. The man’s corpse was found at around 11 o’clock ...

ANOTHER MAN KILLED IN BELIZE CITY STREETS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/8/2006
Police have detained one person but have not yet made any charges in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred in Belize City in the wee hours of this ...

ProfNet Wire: Education & Science: Funding for Pre-K Programs
Newswise (press release) - 8/8/2006
... home to Florida when the weather gets cooler." During his 30-year-plus career, Powell has studied manatees in such diverse regions as Belize, Ghana, Cameroon ...

UK animal welfare group wants Bahrain dolphin park closed
CDNN, New Zealand - 8/8/2006
... the lead of PADI 5-Star Gold Palm Instructor Development Center Anthony's Key Resort in Honduras and Hugh Parkey's Dive Connection in Belize, scuba diving ...

BTIA & ECPAT-USA Launches Protect Children Tourism Project
Belize Tourism Industry Association (press release), Belize - 8/8/2006
BELIZE CITY, Belize (August 8, 2006) - The Belize Tourism Industry Association (BTIA) and ECPAT-USA launched the Protect Children in Tourism Project (PCT) in ...

Belize Spending Increases May Lead to Debt Default, S&P Says
Bloomberg - 8/8/2006
8 (Bloomberg) -- Belize's increased spending on infrastructure and on recovery efforts after hurricane damage may lead the Central American country to default ...

Tips for family trips
Canoe.ca, Canada - 8/8/2006
... Weekly departures from Toronto include Aruba, Belize and Lanzarote in the Canary Islands, as well as Samana in the Dominican Republic. ...

New Orleans Update: Ships Returning!
Cruise Critic, NJ - 8/8/2006
... cruise October 15. The seven-night voyages call at Costa Maya, Cozumel, Belize City and Santo Tomas de Castilla, Guatemala. This is ...

A boot camp to spread God's word
Gainesville Sun, FL - 8/8/2006
... Malawi. Trips range in cost from $2,490 for Honduras, Belize or Trinidad to $4,190 to help build a Ugandan AIDS orphan rescue unit. ...

An Unjust Attack on Nicaraguan President Enrique Bolaños
Council On Hemispheric Affairs, DC - 8/8/2006
... of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala, as well as the Panamanian vice president and the foreign ministers of Costa Rica and Belize, requested intervention by ...

Neoliberalism Causes Environmental Deterioration
Cuban News Agency, Cuba - 8/8/2006
... The workshop was held at the Cuban National Aquarium where experts from the GEO groups from Latin America, Global, Amazon, Belize and Cuba presented their ...

Looking at the world through a tea strainer
Daily News - Galveston County, TX - 8/8/2006
... less fortunate. Photographer Dwight Andrews went with them to Belize and took pictures of their philanthropic operation. Their wife ...

Castro Convertible
Smartmoney.com - 8/8/2006
... in Puerto Rico. Other countries where it invests include Panama, Colombia, Belize and the Cayman Islands. Herzfeld has invested ...

Scouts head off to help in Belize
London Free Press, Canada - 8/8/2006
The Valley of Peace is a village in Belize, a small central American country on the Caribbean Sea. ... Belize is often threatened during hurricane season. ...

8/7/2006

GOB issues upbeat report on human trafficking
Channel5Belize.com, Belize - 8/7/2006
The Government of Belize has issued a report detailing all the efforts it has made against trafficking in persons. The report is ...

Anglicans take active stance on AIDS education
Channel5Belize.com, Belize - 8/7/2006
On the heels of last month's initiative by the Belize Council of Churches, one its members--the Anglicans--have made their own commitment to fighting the AIDS ...

PSU hosts regional meeting of public officers
Channel5Belize.com, Belize - 8/7/2006
For the next week, more than a hundred and forty trade unionists from across the Caribbean will meet in Belize as part of the thirty-sixth annual Caribbean ...

Three arrested in shooting of shopkeeper
Channel5Belize.com, Belize - 8/7/2006
... Queen Charlotte Street along with twenty-eight year old Marlon Budran and twenty-two year old Lancelot Flowers, both of Wagner's Lane in Belize City, appeared ...

Tourist says resort's masseur tried to rape her
Channel5Belize.com, Belize - 8/7/2006
but the case filed today in Belize City Magistrate's Court is--as far as we know--a first. It involves an attack on a tourist, but not by crazed bandits ... ...

Traffic officer charged in two year old road death
Channel5Belize.com, Belize - 8/7/2006
In justice that was slow in coming, fifty-six year old Belize City traffic officer, Glenn Rivero, appeared this afternoon before Magistrate Roberto Ordonez and ...

Dangriga ceremony marks Petters Institute graduation
Channel5Belize.com, Belize - 8/7/2006
This summer, the Petters Research Institute in Dangriga hosted nineteen high school students from Belize and abroad for four weeks of intensive math and ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/7/2006
Belize City Police are investigating a shooting incident that has left 22 year old Mark Pacheco hospitalized with a gunshot wound to the left leg. ...

THREE MEN CHARGED FOR SHOOTING OF BUSINESS MAN
LoveFM, Belize - 8/7/2006
Belize City Police have arrested and charged three people for a shooting incident last Thursday that left businessman Hao Ming Huang hospitalized with gunshot ...

TEENS CHARGED WITH ATTEMPTEDTHEFT
LoveFM, Belize - 8/7/2006
... going equipped to steal. The two charged are 17 year-old Adam Estelle and Douglas Flores, both of Belize City. Police say that sometime ...

ANGLICAN DIOCESE INTRODUCES PILOT PROJECT
LoveFM, Belize - 8/7/2006
... Belize has the highest incidents of HIV and AIDS the most vulnerable are our young children and so we need to educate them so that they are aware of how they ...

ANGLICAN PRIEST ORDAINED
LoveFM, Belize - 8/7/2006
... of Priest. The event took place at Saint John’s Cathedral in Belize City. Love ... We asked him how he ended up in Belize. “I’m here ...

Barracks' new troops experience the wow factor
Midlothian Today, UK - 8/7/2006
... No sooner have the Fusiliers arrived but they will be packing their kit bags and be away for seven weeks to Belize for jungle training. ...

FirstCaribbean reports
Mycaribbeannews, FL - 8/7/2006
... comprehensive product suite, using one technology platform to best serve all our customers - personal, corporate and international - from Belize to Barbados to ...

Insurance Industry Storm Losses Hit $35 Billion
Mycaribbeannews, FL - 8/7/2006
... Kenrick Leslie, director of the Caribbean Community Climate Change Center in Belize, called Ivan a "unique event never before seen in the Caribbean'' because ...

Memories, books both overflow at memorial service
Salem Statesman Journal, OR - 8/7/2006
... In lieu of flowers, Andrews had asked people to bring children's books to donate to a library she created while serving in the Peace Corps in Belize. ...

G90 Ministerial set for Guyana
Mycaribbeannews, FL - 8/7/2006
... market access. “The seeds for the G90 meeting were sown earlier this year in March at a ministerial meeting in Belize. The meeting ...

Ivan kills three in Grenada
Mycaribbeannews, FL - 8/7/2006
... The Caribbean Disaster Response Unit is deploying restoration teams to Grenada and power utility restoration teams from Belize, Turks and Caicos, Cayman Islands ...

Panel should back plan to protect more of coast
Modesto Bee, CA - 8/7/2006
... Studies in Florida, Belize, Australia and other countries indicate that fish grow larger and produce more offspring in zones where no, or little, taking of ...

SCNs Elect Leadership for Western Province
Western Kentucky Catholic, KY - 8/7/2006
... Leadership Team. SCN ministries in Belize, Nicaragua and Botswana will continue under the direction of the Central Leadership Team. Susan ...

Editorial: A true 'protected area'
Sacramento Bee,  USA - 8/7/2006
... Studies in Florida, Belize, Australia and other countries indicate that fish grow larger and produce more offspring in zones where no, or little, take of fish ...

BTIA MEDIA ARTICLE: We’re a trusting country, but…
Belize Tourism Industry Association (press release), Belize - 8/7/2006
... History and the experience of other countries and destinations should ring alarm bells about the future of one Belize’s greatest assets - our environment. ...

BTIA MEDIA ARTICLE: Belizeans Working Together for Tourism
Belize Tourism Industry Association (press release), Belize - 8/7/2006
... We feel that private Belizean tourism professionals have much to offer the industry, and the Government of Belize, as advisors and partners in sustainable ...

BTIA MEDIA ARTICLE: BTIA Announces Belize Voters Pride Month
Belize Tourism Industry Association (press release), Belize - 8/7/2006
The Belize Tourism Industry Association has begun a month long campaign designated as "Take Pride in Your Country, Your Voice" to encourage Belizeans to vote. ...

BTIA MEDIA ARTICLE: A Christmas Wish...
Belize Tourism Industry Association (press release), Belize - 8/7/2006
... controversy surrounding it. As Belize's largest tourism organization, BTIA was obliged to put forth our views on the Contract. On the ...

BTIA MEDIA ARTICLE: A Tropical Recipe for Disaster
Belize Tourism Industry Association (press release), Belize - 8/7/2006
... Someone else will deal with the cleanup. The Belize Tourism Industry Association provides the above recipe as food for thought. ...

BTIA MEDIA ARTICLE: A Grim Fairy Tale
Belize Tourism Industry Association (press release), Belize - 8/7/2006
... We sail tomorrow. Good luck guys – it’s been nice doing business with you. The Belize Tourism Industry Association supports cruise ship tourism. ...

BTIA MEDIA ARTICLE: The Bull in the China Shop
Belize Tourism Industry Association (press release), Belize - 8/7/2006
The People, due to their cultural diversity and the abundance of their beautiful land, had access to many rare and wonderful things. ...

BTIA MEDIA ARTICLE: BTIA Continues Commitment to Voting
Belize Tourism Industry Association (press release), Belize - 8/7/2006
The Belize Tourism Industry Association (BTIA) today held the drawing for its "Voter's Pride Tourism Sweepstakes". A total of 21 ...

BTIA MEDIA ARTICLE: It’s Carnival Time! And you’re not invited ...
Belize Tourism Industry Association (press release), Belize - 8/7/2006
Imagine a Carnival in Belize, but with only a select few Belizeans in attendance, and the streets filled with frolicking people from overseas. ...

BTIA MEDIA ARTICLE: BTIA Belize Voters Pride Month Gathers ...
Belize Tourism Industry Association (press release), Belize - 8/7/2006
The Belize Tourism Industry Association "Take Pride in Your Country, Your Voice" is gathering momentum. Support among members has ...

Young visitor gets free kidney surgery — and freedom from pain
Lancaster Newspapers, PA - 8/7/2006
LANCASTER COUNTY, PA - It’s 2,100 miles from Bella Vista, Belize, to Lancaster County — a long distance for a little boy with a pain in his back. ...

BTIA MEDIA ARTICLE: A Christmas Fable
Belize Tourism Industry Association (press release), Belize - 8/7/2006
A young couple had traveled to another land to begin a new life. The husband was a tradesman, and the wife, also skilled, was heavy with child. ...

Haematoxylon Campechianum known as 'logwood' at 'Dem Dats Doin' ...
BELIZEmagazine.com, Belize - 8/7/2006
Large stands of logwood along the New River, Rio Hondo and Belize River were cut down by the Baymen and exported during the 1700s and 1800s. ...

Belize Announces Impending Debt Re-arrangement
Caribbean PressReleases.com (press release), Barbados - 8/7/2006
Belmopan, Augst 2, 2006...The Government expects that most of the external commercial debts of Belize and its public sector entities will be affected by this ...

6 oz TRAVELLERS ONE BARREL RUM
BELIZEmagazine.com, Belize - 8/7/2006
... Master Blender Omario Perdomo, gave the company its name because of its original success serving travellers along the main route into and out of Belize City. ...

BRING BACK DDT
EcoWorld.com, CA - 8/7/2006
... per square meter. Guess what? The malaria epidemic ended as quickly as it began. The same story is true in Belize. And just in case ...

The Internet, the Pope, and the iPod
Campus Technology, CA - 8/7/2006
... modernize their mother countries. A woman from Belize dreams of doing something creative with information technology. A Church of ...

BTIA MEDIA ARTICLE: Not A Fairy Tale
Belize Tourism Industry Association (press release), Belize - 8/7/2006
... As stakeholders long involved in the development of tourism in Belize, BTIA members answered the alarm. This is our right, and indeed our responsibility. ...

Memories, books both overflow at memorial service
Statesman Journal, Oregon - 8/7/2006
... In lieu of flowers, Andrews had asked people to bring children's books to donate to a library she created while serving in the Peace Corps in Belize. ...

Barbados turns to China for military assistance
Caribbean360.com, Barbados - 8/7/2006
... countries. Caribbean states which signed the Bilateral Immunity Agreement are Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, Dominica, Guyana, and Haiti.

Summertime extracurricular activities
Yakima Herald-Republic, WA - 8/7/2006
... Cayman Islands. This summer, he spent 12 days in Belize taking more than 2,000 pictures of fish, coral and other marine life. In ...

The Ultimate Castro Convertible
Barron's (subscription) - 8/7/2006
... in Puerto Rico. Other countries where it invests include Panama, Colombia, Belize and the Cayman Islands. Herzfeld has invested ...

Offshore tax havens
The Jackson Citizen-Patriot, MI - 8/7/2006
... To avoid paying capital gains and other taxes, they establish accounts and create paper corporations in places like the Cayman Islands, Belize, Nevis and the ...

Belize promises market-friendly debt restructuring
Caribbean Net News, Cayman Islands - 8/7/2006
BELMOPAN, Belize (Reuters): Belize said last week it was committed to a 'market-friendly' restructuring of its nearly $1 billion foreign debt but that ...

Tax exiles to be refused entry to the Lords
Times Online, UK - 8/7/2006
... years. He became a peer in 2004. Lord Ashcroft, the former Tory trea- surer, was based in Belize before becoming a peer in 2001. Both ...

Govt plan to abolish youth councils is bad
New Vision, Uganda - 8/7/2006
... Namibia, Nigeria, Seychelles, Sierra leone, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia, Antiqua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbado, Belize, Brunie, Canada ...

8/7/2006



St. Kitts and Nevis square off with Antigua and Barbuda for
radiojamaica.com, Jamaica - Aug 6, 2006
... host Saint Martin. El Salvador eliminated Belize from Group One of the Central American under-20 playoff after defeating them 5-1.

Young Missionaries Train For Their Travels Abroad
First Coast News, FL - Aug 6, 2006
... Malawi. Trips range in cost from $2,490 for Honduras, Belize or Trinidad to $4,190 to help build a Ugandan AIDS orphan rescue unit. ...

An insider dissects Beltway influence peddling
San Francisco Chronicle,  USA - Aug 6, 2006
... "I became the king of the 10-minute meeting," he said. Later that year, Wilkes and Lowery took a diving trip to Belize, where they visited the US ambassador. ...

Business Calendar Events in the region
nwitimes.com, IN - Aug 6, 2006
... MERRILLVILLE | Meet John Briceno, deputy prime minister of Belize at the Northwest Indiana Trade Council's networking luncheon at the Radisson Hotel at Star ...

Kauai Film Festival, focusing on health, will open Tuesday
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, HI - Aug 6, 2006
... Explore the realms of ethnobotany studies, shamanic traditions and herbal medicines from Tonga to Belize while learning "What the BLEEP!? ...

8/3/2006

Youths lend a hand at Rockview
Channel5Belize.com, Belize - 8/3/2006
... What happened, we have the Port Loyola Health Center in Belize City so if they have any donations they can just take it there and they will ensure that it gets ...

Police detain suspects in Cayo, Corozal rapes
Channel5Belize.com, Belize - 8/3/2006
If your only knowledge of life in Belize came from the news media and our crime coverage you would probably come to the conclusion that Belize is a sick society ...

DFC hearings look at collection procedures
Channel5Belize.com, Belize - 8/3/2006
... Thursday are not devoid of drama. News Five's Janelle Chanona reports from the Belize Institute of Management. Day two of the public ...

Musa optimistic about creditor negotiations
Channel5Belize.com, Belize - 8/3/2006
... Late this afternoon the PM elaborated on yesterday's embarrassing official announcement that the Belize government will seek a "rearrangement" with ...

Officials act against sexual exploitation by tourists
Channel5Belize.com, Belize - 8/3/2006
The crime of rape, as noted earlier in this newscast, is not exactly uncommon in Belize. But carnal assaults are not the only category of crimes involving sex. ...

Groupers stay close to home, study finds
Cayman Net News, Cayman Islands - 8/3/2006
... Grouper SPAGs in the region, Mr Bradley said that just five of twenty-three remain in the Bahamas; in Cuba, three of twenty-two remain; in Belize, over half of ...

Protect the coral reefs
Cayman Net News, Cayman Islands - 8/3/2006
... Hopefully UNESCO will soon be voting on whether or not to declare the Belize Barrier Reef a World Heritage Site, thanks to the efforts of many environmental ...

Belize promises market-friendly debt restructuring
Reuters - 8/3/2006
BELMOPAN, Belize, Aug 3 (Reuters) - Belize said on Thursday it was committed to a 'market-friendly' restructuring of its nearly $1 billion foreign debt but ...

Getting to Know...
McLean Connection, VA - 8/3/2006
... Martin for New Year's, Italy (Florence and Venice) to study Renaissance Art, Belize for scuba, Germany and Austria (Salzburg and Vienna) to see Mozart events ...

DFC PUBLIC HEARINGS CONTINUE
LoveFM, Belize - 8/3/2006
... The UDP calls on the Right Honorable Said Musa both as the prime Minister of Belize and Leader of the people’s United party to reaffirm his Government’s ...

JP ASSOCIATION EVICTED FROM COMMERCIAL CENTER..SAYS IT'S POLITICS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/3/2006o
The JP’s Association of Belize has been asked to vacate its office at the Commercial Center in Belize City. National President ...

GOVERNMENT OF BELIZE ANNOUNCES IMPENDING DEBT REARRANGEMENT
LoveFM, Belize - 8/3/2006
The Government of Belize announced yesterday it will seek the cooperation of the country’s private sector creditors in a rearrangement of Belize’s ...

BTIA INTRODUCES CODE OF CONDUCT
LoveFM, Belize - 8/3/2006
The Belize Tourism Industry Association, BTIA today introduced a code of conduct for the protection of children from sexual exploitation in travel and tourism. ...

FINDINGS ON CRUISE SHIP TOURISM REVEALED
LoveFM, Belize - 24 minutes ago
Cruise tourism arrivals in Belize have been on a decrease for the past several months. Love News spoke with the Belize Tourism Board ...

Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. Schedules Second Quarter Conference ...
PR Newswire (press release), NY - 8/3/2006
... currently operates water production and/or distribution facilities in the Cayman Islands, the British Virgin Islands, Barbados, Belize and the Commonwealth of ...

SOLDIERS TO COMPLETE TRAINING EXERCISE TOMORROW
LoveFM, Belize - 8/3/2006
The Belize Defense Force and the British Army are winding down a Civil Military Cooperation Training exercise. The training focuses ...

GALEN UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES WINNER OF PROMOTION
LoveFM, Belize - 8/3/2006
... Brenda Pascasio. She lives in Belize City. She works at the Belize Unit Trust and she was very excited to win the course. The course ...

ORIENTATION DAY TO BE HELD IN PUNTA GORDA
LoveFM, Belize - 8/3/2006
... During orientation day program held at the University of Belize Toledo Center, national program manager Pauline Wade introduced the participants to the ...

S&P likely to consider Belize debt plan a default
Reuters - 8/3/2006
BELMOPAN, Belize, Aug 3 (Reuters) - Credit ratings agency Standard & Poor's will likely consider the foreign debt restructuring announced by Belize to be a ...

8/2/2006

US fugitive deported to States
Channel5Belize.com, Belize - 8/2/2006
Another fugitive from US Justice has been captured in Belize and put on an airplane back to the States. Fifty-nine year old Roger ...

Report says cruise tourism brings few benefits
Channel5Belize.com, Belize - 8/2/2006
The traditional stalwarts of Belize's overnight tourism industry for many years looked askance at their more recently endowed colleagues catering to cruise ...

PUP wants Price off Commission of Inquiry
Channel5Belize.com, Belize - 8/2/2006
... When the commission was set up last year, the union nominated Merlene Bailey Martinez, the Government of Belize put forward Herbert Lord as its representative ...

SSB awards $250,000 in scholarships
Channel5Belize.com, Belize - 8/2/2006
... eight students from all over the country have been chosen to receive high school, sixth form, and university scholarships from the Belize Social Security Board ...

UB rescinds hike in fees
Channel5Belize.com, Belize - 8/2/2006
There is good news tonight for students at the University of Belize. According to a release from the UB Board of Trustees, government ...

Government admits it can’t pay its debts
Channel5Belize.com, Belize - 8/2/2006
That Belize is in a whole heap of financial trouble is hardly news ... but when Belmopan issues a press release admitting that it ...

BELIZE SOCIAL SECURITY BOARD AWARDS SCHOLARSHIPS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/2/2006
... scholarship programs you must one, be a Belizean, two have a GPA of three point zero or above, you must already be accepted to an institution in Belize and for ...

GOB TO PAY UB FEES INCREASE
LoveFM, Belize - 8/2/2006
The University of Belize announced an increase in their fees some months ago; since then students have been voicing their opposition. ...

IMMARBE RECEIVES AWARD FROM US COAST GUARD
LoveFM, Belize - 8/2/2006
International Merchant Marine Registry of Belize, IMMARBE recently received the Quality Shipping in the 21 Century Award from the U- S Coast Guard. ...

TEACHERS ATTEND WORKSHOP IN PUNTA GORDA
LoveFM, Belize - 8/2/2006
... Gorda Town. The Workshop is being sponsored by the Ministry of Education and the Teachers for Better Belize T-FAB. “Organizers ...

Local dj murdered in Guatemala
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 8/2/2006
... on Leslie. Immigration records show that she crossed the Guatemala-Belize border on Monday at approximately 9:00 am. On Wednesday ...

San Pedro Celebrates Noche San Pedrana!
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 8/2/2006
... The lovely ladies, Miss Belize – Ninfa Juan, Miss Costa Rica – Belgica Arias, Miss Honduras – Lissa Saenz, Miss El Salvador – Teresita Gomez, Miss ...

Debt default not an option for Belize--policymaker
Reuters - 8/2/2006
GUATEMALA CITY, Aug 2 (Reuters) - One of Belize's top financial policy makers said that default was not an option for the tiny Central American nation, which ...

Belize Announces Impending Debt Rearrangement
Yahoo! News (press release) - 8/2/2006
BELMOPAN, Belize, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Government of Belize announced today its decision to seek the cooperation of the country's ...

Free South/Central America Slide Shows!
Ottawa Start (press release), Canada - 8/2/2006
... from the inside out". "Discover Cuban Rhythms beyond the beach, get lost in Costa Rican Cloud Forests and be Blown Away by Belize!".

8/1/2006

TRAFFIC ACCIDENT ON WESTERN HIGHWAY CLAIMS FIVE LIVES
LoveFM, Belize - 8/1/2006
... truck. The bus traveling from Dangriga to Belize City had experienced mechanical problems and was parked on the side of the highway. ...

OAS trains officials to fight human trafficking
Channel5Belize.com, Belize - 8/1/2006
The first is the phenomenon of trafficking itself and how serious a problem it is or isn't. The second involves the Belize government's fawningly desperate ...

WORKSHOP ON FIGHTING HUMAN TRAFFICKING BEGINS
LoveFM, Belize - 8/1/2006
... In Belize through the invitation of the Government, we established in April with the network for Missing Latin Americans an electronic portal where authorities ...

Accident on W. Hwy claims five lives
Channel5Belize.com, Belize - 8/1/2006
... Twenty-nine year old Fromi Daly and her five month old baby were two of seven passengers on a commute to Belize City, when the James Line bus they were riding ...

MERCURY LEVEL IN FISH ALONG MACAL RIVER CAUSE FOR CONCERN
LoveFM, Belize - 8/1/2006
... a statement in the Environmental Impact Assessment plan for VACA that said that maybe they ought to test the fish all the way down to Belize because anything ...

DFC of Inquiry opens with frank testimony
Channel5Belize.com, Belize - 8/1/2006
... they better think again. News Five's Janelle Chanona reports from the Belize Institute of Management. “During the first public ...

PRIME MINISTER BACK FROM WASHINGTON VISIT
LoveFM, Belize - 8/1/2006
Prime Minister Said Musa returned to Belize today after a visit to Washington DC. While in Washington the Prime Minister updated ...

Small art gallery offers big walls for young artists
Topics.com, IN - 8/1/2006
... In July, the gallery hosted the unBELIZEable exhibit, which features the artwork of children ages 5-14 living in three villages in Belize. ...

UCF professor tackles doomsday question on History Channel
University of Central Florida, Florida - 8/1/2006
... Since 1983 he and his wife, archeologist Diane Chase, have been taking UCF students working on their bachelors of anthropology to Caracol , Belize to excavate ...

UN Sees More Untouched Forests in Latin America, Caribbean
Washington File, DC - 8/1/2006
... Countries currently involved in the global program are Bangladesh, Belize, Colombia, El Salvador, Jamaica, Panama, Peru and the Philippines. ...

Feeling woozy? No cruise for you
MSNBC - 8/1/2006
... Because the Rudoffs were such good customers, Princess did offer them the option of boarding the ship in Belize, after a three-day quarantine. ...

NEMO concerned over July rains
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/1/2006
... development. The result has been a series of tropical waves that have caused intense rainfall as it passed over the Belize. Many ...

Faith-Based guide helps in AIDS fight
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/1/2006
... for the response to HIV/AIDS which promises to empower and support families was launched on Wednesday at the Bishop Sylvestre Memorial Centre in Belize City. ...

Doctor’s wife evicts patient
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/1/2006
By Lisbeth Ayuso. A claim of negligence by Javier Herron and his family against Dr. David Hoy, optician, has led to a rift not between ...

Shipwrecked Cubans believed safe
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/1/2006
This makeshift boat with the motor on top brought a dozen Cubans safely to Belize. ... Belize has a strict policy not to provide asylum for Cubans who flee Cuba. ...

Con man Oprescu on trial for bum cheques worth $218,000
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/1/2006
... The prosecution further alleges Oprescu used two young women, Sheryl Staine and Tricia Mak to open the accounts at Scotiabank and Belize Bank. ...

Cocaine hustlers kill Ladyville resident?
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/1/2006
By Angel Novelo - Staff Reporter. Emerson Elijio, a 40-year-old construction worker of Ladyville, was shot dead in front of his wife ...

Bou-Nahra charged with manslaughter
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/1/2006
Belize City businessman Cheyben Bou-Nahra, 31 has finally been arraigned on manslaughter charges when he appeared in the Belize City’s Magistrate’s Court ...

Benque Fiesta: now a cultural event
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/1/2006
... Then there was the Minorettes from Belize City and, to top is off, a special band from Esquipulis-the “Banda Musica Escolar Becca”. ...

UDP press conference uncovers serious debt crisis for Belize
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/1/2006
... the cash strapped Musa government is on the verge of a selective sovereign default and that such move could have devastating effects on Belize, both socially ...

Woman charged with people trafficking
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/1/2006
... When Esquivel was interviewed by human services she told them she was brought to Belize to work in a restaurant but upon her arrival she was forced in a bar to ...

San Pedro DJ shot deadBody dumped in Melchor de Mencos
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/1/2006
By Ann-Marie Williams - News Editor. Funeral Services for Radio Arrecife Disc Jockey Lesly Maldonado, are scheduled for 3:00 PM today ...

Mom defends her man in court Says her daughter is lying about sex acts!
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 8/1/2006
... She testified the incidents took place between 11 o’clock and midnight in the living room of her mother’s home in southside Belize City. ...

7/31/2006

BDF receives training in working with civilians
Channel5Belize.com, Belize - 7/31/2006
For the second consecutive year the Belize Defence Force has teamed up with the United Kingdom's Joint Task Force for a course in Civilian Military Cooperation ...

DFC hearings begin on Tuesday
Channel5Belize.com, Belize - 7/31/2006
For the first time Belizeans will be able to watch the hearings, held at the Belize Institute of Management, live on television. ...

Prosecutor loses case file; accused criminals walk
Channel5Belize.com, Belize - 7/31/2006
Two years ago, it was a crime that left one Belize District family badly shaken, but today, like in many recent criminal cases, the alleged perpetrators have ...

Poets hold annual competition
Channel5Belize.com, Belize - 7/31/2006
... of the Battle of St. George's Caye and another on the twenty-fifth anniversary of Belize's independence. According to founder of ...

Troyer, Zabaneh are top cycling bananas
Channel5Belize.com, Belize - 7/31/2006
... thirtieth. So let’s go to the start of this seventy-one mile elite ride, where thirty-five of Belize’s best are suited up. They ...

Two queens share Miss Belize Crown
Channel5Belize.com, Belize - 7/31/2006
It didn't draw a record number of fans, but it sure did set the record as the first Miss Belize pageant to ever yield two winners. ...

September committees gear up
Channel5Belize.com, Belize - 7/31/2006
... year is the year when I believe that we will leave no doubt that this season, the tenth and independence season, September on the calendar in Belize is the ...

Panel: Offshore Tax Havens Cost Billions
Newsday, NY - 7/31/2006
... The committee's investigation examined offshore arrangements involving Belize, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, the Isle of Man, Nevis and Panama ...

TWO-DAY NATIONAL EXPORT STRATEGY SYMPOSIUM HELD
LoveFM, Belize - 7/31/2006
The Belize Trade and Investment Development Service, BELTRAIDE, held a two-day national export strategy symposium last week. The ...

BELIZEAN OFFICERS TO ACCESS THE LATIN AMERICAN MISSING PERSONS ...
LoveFM, Belize - 7/31/2006
A two day training workshop on the use of the Latin American Missing Persons Portal begins tomorrow in Belize City. 20 police officers ...

ELRIDGEVILLE CHILDREN TAKE PART IN ONE WEEK CAMP
LoveFM, Belize - 7/31/2006
... The one week camp for children in Eldridgeville village aimed at promoting creativity through arts craft and drama appreciation of cultures in Belize and the ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 7/31/2006
Belize City police are looking for a man following a stabbing on Saturday night that has left two others hospitalized. Police say ...

Loving thy neighbor
Ha'aretz, Israel - 7/31/2006
... eightfold. There was Andy, the fishing specialist from Belize, helping to develop the fishing industry to meet local market demands. ...

Barbados Joins CR-CARICOM FTA
Prensa Latina, Cuba - 7/31/2006
... Trinidad and Tobago and Surinam ratified the agreement, approved in September 2005 and including Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada ...

Kids' Travel Health Requirements
About - News & Issues, NY - 7/31/2006
... Adapted from the CDC's Health Information for Travelers to Mexico and Central America, which includes information on traveling to Belize, Costa Rica, El ...

Bitter sugar crop for 2006
radiojamaica.com, Jamaica - 7/31/2006
... Belize emerged as the top producer with 10,900 tonnes. Most of the member countries of the SAC fulfilled their export quotas with the exception of St. ...


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