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3/10/10

Belize-Guatemala Compromis 'Languishing in Guatemalan Congress'
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/10/10‎
It was approved by Belize's parliament shortly after that and there were encouraging signs that it would pass in Guatemala in august of last year after it ...

GOB Moving to Ban Smoking in Public Places
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/10/10‎
More than 13% of Belize's population over 20 is diabetic, a third is hypertensive, and according to statistics quoted by the Minister of Health more than ...

Hooligan Shot on Penn Road
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/10/10‎
Well-known Belize City resident Elvis “Hooligan” Bevans was shot last night. It happened around 7:30 when Bevans was on Neal's Pen Road. ...

The Stir at Macahaquilha Post
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/10/10‎
It is the first of three proposed posts established in Belize by the conservation groups who co-manage the parks along Belize's border. ...

Streetside Execution of Glenford "Sonny" Matura
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/10/10‎
Another Belize City man is dead tonight after he was gunned down in the street. The murder occurred this morning at 7:30 on Euphrates Avenue and it took the ...

San Pedro High Wins Math Olympiad
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/10/10‎
Six high schools from across Belize competed today in the Belize Math Olympiad's National Championship. IT was held at the University of Belize Gymnasium in ...

Court of Appeal Reserves Judgement in BEL vs. Denys Barrow
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/10/10‎
Arguments continued today in the Court of Appeal between lawyers representing Belize Electricity Limited and the Public Utilities Commission respectively ...

IT-VETT Officially Opened
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/10/10‎
It is significant for many reasons because IT-VETT, which is a vocational school, now sits on the campus and in the building that housed the former Belize ...

GUN VIOLENCE CLAIMS ANOTHER LIFE
LoveFM - ‎3/10/10‎
A fatal shooting incident this morning in Belize has left one man dead. Love News spoke to Police Press Officer Fitzroy Yearwood. “Around 7:20 this morning ...

AMBASSADOR UPDATES ON BELIZE GUATEMALA RELATIONS
LoveFM - ‎3/10/10‎
Today Belize's Ambassador to Guatemala, Alfredo Martinez updated the public on the latest on the Guatemalan claim. On the issue of the Compromis that was ...

SHOOTING INCIDENT LEAVES BELIZE CITY MAN INJURED
LoveFM - ‎3/10/10‎
Belize City Police are investigating a shooting incident which has left Elvis Bevans suffering from gunshot wounds to the leg. Police say they visited the ...

SAN PEDRO HIGH SCHOOL IS 2010 MATH OLYMPIAD CHAMPIONS
LoveFM - ‎3/10/10‎
The students from San Pedro edged out defending champions Belize Christian Academy in a tightly contested competition. Rounding up the top three was Muffles ...

NATIONAL COMMISSION ON NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES INTRODUCED
LoveFM - ‎3/10/10‎
This morning Minister of Health Pablo Marin officially launched the Belize National Commission on Non-Communicable Diseases. The formation of the Commission ...

WOMEN'S DEPARTMENT TO HOLD FINANCIAL PLANNING SESSION
LoveFM - ‎3/10/10‎
“This is a collaborative effort between the Belize Credit Union League, the Women's Department and Unit Trust Belize Limited. We recognized that we are not ...

3/9/10

Heroes and Benefactors Day at the House of Culture
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/9/10‎
It's a small but very important step towards recognizing our own home grown heroes and benefactors, that's why, the Belize National Institute of Culture ...

7 Bullets for Jeffrey Kelly
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/9/10‎
“Kelly was shot sometime around 7 o'clock at the corner of Prince Street and East Canal in Belize City while he was standing outside a Chinese grocery shop ...

Elite Basketball Returns to the City Center
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/9/10‎
They ended with a 30 point blowout in this inaugural game of the Belize District Senior Season. Sunday night's senior game between the Belize Bank Bulldogs ...

Jose Choto Rides Wins Belmopan Cycling Classic
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/9/10‎
But he too would be reeled in so at the Burdon Canal Bridge we have the same group of 6 headed towards Belize City led by Luis Santizo. ...

Fierce Sprint in La Ruta Maya Finish
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/9/10‎
The 13th La Ruta Maya Belize River Challenge left from Cayo on Friday morning and finished in Belize City on Monday around noon. ...

POLICE INVESTIGATE SEVERAL SHOOTING INCIDENTS
LoveFM - ‎3/9/10‎
A Belize City man was fatally wounded at the hands of police officer on Saturday afternoon. The victim has been identified as eighteen year old Elmor Neal. ...

BELIZE CITY MAN FACES JUDGE IN SAN PEDRO
LoveFM - ‎3/9/10‎
A Belize City man was arrested by San Pedro Police after he tried to cash a forged cheque at one of banks on the island. Just before one o'clock on Friday ...

COURT OF APPEALS DENIES APPEAL BY CONVICTED RAPISTS
LoveFM - ‎3/9/10‎
Appeals by Ramon Petzold and Francis Lopez who were convicted or rape and sentenced to ten years were dismissed today by Belize Court of Appeal. ...

FIRE IN BELIZE CITY DESTROYS ONE WOODEN STRUCTURE
LoveFM - ‎3/9/10‎
A fire was reported this morning in Belize City. According to reports, the Lindo's Alley fire broke out around seven thirty this morning. ...

IDB MAKES PROJECTIONS INDICATE GROWTH FOR LATIN AMERICAN COUNTRIES
LoveFM - ‎3/9/10‎
IDB governors and regional managers from Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama and Dominica Republic attended the conference.

NATIONAL HEROES AND BENEFACTORS HONORED
LoveFM - ‎3/9/10‎
Belize's Heroes and Benefactors are being honored today at the House of Culture. An exhibits honoring Baron Bliss, Belize's greatest benefactor, ...

3/5/10

Goff's Caye Back on the Map
Channel 7 Daily News  - ‎3/5/10‎
Goff's Caye is one of the closest islands to Belize City. It's just a few miles to the south-east of the country's largest population center and a boat can ...

Agriculture Minister Defends Xate Concession
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/5/10‎
We say surprise because we thought that the granting of concessions for Xate extraction in Belize had been discontinued. That was the recommendation of the ...

Los Lagos Bandits Charged in Court
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/5/10‎
All of them are Belize City residents and they went to court today. 21-year-old Channing Garoy, his brother, 27-year-old Reginald Garoy, 26-year-old Kareem ...

Galvez Family Responds to Del Cid Report
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/5/10‎
Three or the untouchables of Belize wanted my son dead. That is my they killed my son, hired somebody to kill him, they couldn't do it themselves. ...

BEL vs. Justice Denys Barrow Goes to Court
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/5/10‎
But just three months later, the impartiality of Justice of Appeal Barrow was called into question by Belize Electricity Limited. ...

Belmopan Teacher Killed in Terrible Car Crash
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/5/10‎
Burton Brooks was driving his Ford Explorer in the opposite direction towards Belize City when he apparently lost control of the vehicle and swerved into ...

DPM Gaspar Vega: Tax Increase Possible
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/5/10‎
Vega is acting Prime Minister while Prime Minister, Dean Barrow is away from Belize from March 3rd to 6th. He's currently in Guatemala City in a meeting of ...

Del Cid Commission Reports on Chris Galvez Murder Investigation
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/5/10‎
Galvez was executed at a Belize City Boatyard on December 22, 2009, and shortly after, his relatives alleged that a police officer killed him, ...

Supa G's Still Standing
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/5/10‎
And Goff's Caye is probably one of the only things in Belize the artist Supa G doesn't have a song about. He's a prolific songwriter and recording artist. ...

RESULTS OF INQUIRY INTO GALVEZ MURDER RELEASED
LoveFM - ‎3/5/10‎
... and relayed that he had seen a person run from the boat yard toward a small maroon color Sudan which then sped off in the direction of Belize City. ...

ONE DEAD AND THREE CRITICALLY INJURED FOLLOWING TRAFFIC ACCIDENT
LoveFM - ‎3/5/10‎
The occupants of the Ford Explorer were transported to the Belize Medical Associates in Belize City for treatment. Brooks and Locke are reportedly in ...

GALVEZ FAMILY REJECTS INQUIRY REPORT
LoveFM - ‎3/5/10‎
After the witness came back; back to Belize City. Is said, I don't think you actually told me who killed my nephew. I said could you please be honest with ...

BELIZE CITY MAN CHARGED WITH CARNAL KNOWLEDGE
LoveFM - ‎3/5/10‎
33-year-old Cordel Gonzales, an accountant and resident of Belize City, was charged with two counts of carnal knowledge when he appeared today in ...

Faith and Justice Commission holds anti violence march
The Reporter Belize - ‎3/5/10‎
was the rallying cry of a March for Peace and against aiolence organized by the Faith and Justice Commission in Belize City on Wednesday, March 3rd. ...

Minnesota sex offender sent back to the US
The Reporter Belize - ‎3/5/10‎
Robert Carl Saterdalen, 71, was declared persona non grata after Belize City Police, acting on information provided by Crime Stoppers Belize, arrested him ...

Galen University introduces Sustainable Sewage Treatment Alternative
The Reporter Belize - ‎3/5/10‎
Kimo Jolly, introduced the technology into Belize and Omar Tut will build the system. Dr. Ed Boles, an Environmental Science professor at Galen is ...

Disciplinary Task force appointed
The Reporter Belize - ‎3/5/10‎
Its members were introduced to the public in the conference room at the new Institute for Technical Vocational and Employment Training (ITVET) in Belize ...

Lotto due back soon! Tropical Gaming seeks five year renewal
The Reporter Belize - ‎3/5/10‎
Three weeks of tough negotiations between GOB and Tropical Gaming Company of Belize Limited have ended but the company has ...

3/4/10

Court of Appeal Quashes Brian "Bido" Herrera's Murder Conviction
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/4/10‎
... who was convicted of the murder of 49 year old Eugene White Encalada known as “Witch”, was acquitted today by the Belize Court of Appeal. ...

Education Minister Respects Adventist Mission's Right to Protest
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/4/10‎
Tomorrow the Adventist Mission in Belize will shut down all 25 of its primary, secondary, and tertiary level schools. ...

BNTU & Education Minister Make Nice on School Discipline
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/4/10‎
Two Fridays ago – one thousand teachers marched on Independence Hill against the Education and Training Bill. They wanted the Minister of Education to ...

Belmopan Cycling Classic Set for Sunday
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/4/10‎
Public Relations Officer for the Belize Cycling Association Kwame Scott told us why he's excited. “This is the final viewing of our riders before the big ...

Gang of 3 Detained for Los Lagos Armed Robbery
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/4/10‎
The quick response of the police apprehended three male persons who were heading towards Belize City in a car, believed to be suspects of this robbery. ...

Blind Spot on Northern Highway Blamed for Major Accident
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/4/10‎
It is no secret poorly designed roads and highways coupled with little or no signage have made driving in the country of Belize one of the riskiest and ...

Valerie Coombs Lashes Out at COMPOL Jeffries
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/4/10‎
Mrs. Coombs has sent a recorded statement to the Belize media and it's mostly about a conversation she had yesterday with the Commissioner of Police Crispin ...

THREE MEN ESCAPE INJURY IN TRAFFIC MISHAP
LoveFM - ‎3/4/10‎
Pitts, who is a Belize City resident says that they were travelling at about forty miles per hour and after their ordeal, he says he is concerned about the ...

ALLEGED STATUTORY RAPIST ON THE RUN
LoveFM - ‎3/4/10‎
Police in Belize City are looking for a man accused of having sex with an underage girl. Authorities say that the fourteen year old girl, accompanied by a ...

WIN BELIZE BEMBES TO PARTICIPATE IN LA RUTA MAYA
LoveFM - ‎3/4/10‎
The 13th annual La Ruta Maya Belize River Challenge gets underway tomorrow morning at seven o'clock from under the Hawsworth Bridge in San Ignacio. ...

POLICE INVESTIGATE REPORT OF FORGERY
LoveFM - ‎3/4/10‎
Police are investigating a reported case of forgery that stretches from Orange Walk to Belize City. According to police, on February twenty seventh, ...

FOUR CAPTURED FOR SUPERMARKET ROBBERY
LoveFM - ‎3/4/10‎
Police say that quick response led to the interception of the getaway car that was headed towards Belize City. Inside the vehicle, police apprehended twenty ...

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION TASK FORCE HOLDS INAUGURAL MEETING
LoveFM - ‎3/4/10‎
Contrary to what many may have thought the Ministry of Education and the Belize National Teacher's Union are not on a collision course as today both parties ...

BELIZE COURT OF APPEALS OVERTURNS A CONVICTED MURDERER'S SENTENCE
LoveFM - ‎3/4/10‎
... of the murder of Eugene White Encalada, also known as Witch and was sentenced to life imprisonment, was acquitted today by the Belize Court of Appeal. ...

Blue Hole dive turns tragic
San Pedro Sun - ‎3/4/10‎
The James' had visited Belize in two separate occasions prior to this February trip. However, in both those occasions, they had visited the country on board ...

Plane crash claims five lives
San Pedro Sun - ‎3/4/10‎
Last Friday evening, the nation lost the Casey family who for nine years, ran the Gallon Jug Community School, got married in Belize and with their two ...

The Life of Sir Barry Bowen
San Pedro Sun - ‎3/4/10‎
Barry Mansfield Bowen was born on September 19th, 1945 in Belize City to parents Emilie and Eric Bowen originally from San Ignacio. From a tender age, ...

Alex Garcia charged for Stealing Sleepin...
The Guardian, Belize - ‎3/4/10‎
On February 12, BDF Privates Hubert Jones, Faustino Coc and PC Norman Lewis, were assigned duties in Belize City in the Rocky Road area. ...

Lewis Leiva gets retrial in rape convict...
The Guardian, Belize - ‎20 hours ago‎
The case of convicted rapist, Lewis Leiva, also known as “DJ Whiz” who was convicted in 2009 for raping a 20-year-old American tourist on vacation in Belize ...

Cop kills 21-year-old?
The Guardian, Belize - ‎3/4/10‎
That is the question his family is asking after the student at the University of Belize's School of Agriculture in Central Farm and deacon in his Seventh ...

Shyne Signs Multimillion Dollar Record Deal
The Guardian, Belize - ‎3/4/10‎
On Monday, Reid decided to show just how dedicated he is to his new artist by making his way all the way to Belize to personally sign the contract with ...

Historic Day for the Ministry of Health
The Guardian, Belize - ‎3/4/10‎
Michelle Vanzie of the Policy and Planning Unit for the Ministry of Health made a presentation on the Health Systems Profile of Belize. ...

1.4 Million From FAO for Agriculture Dev...
The Guardian, Belize - ‎3/4/10‎
The projects will see technical assistance given to Belize's agriculture sector in areas of grain storage and the improving of extension services within the ...

Belize Karate Federation played host to Central American Karate Championship
The Guardian, Belize - ‎3/4/10‎
The Belize Karate Federation played host to the XV Central American Karate Championship on Friday and Saturday February 19 and 20, 2010 respectively, ...

Marlon Castillo shines in Cuidad del Carmen
The Guardian, Belize - ‎3/4/10‎
... determined by the rider who accumulates the most points after the four races. including Campeche, Merida, Chetumal, Cancun, and Tlaxlacha, and Belize. ...

A year to investigate Bowen's plane crash
The Guardian, Belize - ‎3/4/10‎
The Belize Department of Civil Aviation held a press conference on Wednesday March 3rd to update the public on the status of the investigation into the ...

Georgetown Ibayani and FC Belize early leaders in BPFL Caribbean Motors Cup ...
The Guardian, Belize - ‎3/4/10‎
The Belize Premier Football League Caribbean Motors Cup 2010 Closing Season continued over the weekend with four games played across the country. ...

3/3/10

Stella Maris Students Ask to Ban the 'R' Word
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/3/10‎
And so, last year Belize joined the world in banning the “R” word and today we met some of Belize's special students as they were spreading the word about ...

Gas Attendant Shot on Kraal Road
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/3/10‎
Gas attendant Dwayne Cooper was shot last night. Cooper told police he was riding home on his motorcycle at around 8:40 on kraal road when a masked man ...

Adventist Church Will Shut Down 25 Schools
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/3/10‎
There are still no answers tonight in the murder of 21 year old UB student Teddy Murillo. But there are significant developments. ...

Police Bust Gang of Armed Robbers
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/3/10‎
Police received the report and set chase after a gold car heading from Los Lagos to Belize City. They intercepted it in front Of Diamond Hotel at mile 4 on ...

ADVENTIST CHURCH ANNOUNCE SCHOOLS CLOSURE IN PROTEST
LoveFM - ‎3/3/10‎
The family believes that the University of Belize student and a deacon in the Adventist Church was killed by a law enforcement officer. ...

WESTERN HIGHWAY ACCIDENT INJURES TWO
LoveFM - ‎3/3/10‎
They took him to Belize. He is saying that he has a lot of pain on his chest and he has a lot of scratches and bruises on his face and on his lip.”

CONVICTED RAPIST GRANTED NEW TRIAL BY COURT OF APPEALS
LoveFM - ‎3/3/10‎
Belize Court of Appeal today allowed Leiva's appeal, quashed his conviction, set aside his sentence and ordered a retrial. Leiva, the owner and manager of ...

TEAKETTLE MOM SAYS HER SON IS BEING HELD FOR RANSOM
LoveFM - ‎3/3/10‎
So, how do you think your son got from Belize to Reynosa Mexico? “I do not know. I am just asking for help because I do not know if someone knows anything. ...

CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITIES UPDATE MEDIA ON BOWEN PLANE CRASH
LoveFM - ‎3/3/10‎
Today the Belize Department of Civil Aviation held a press conference to inform the media on the latest developments regarding the tragic aircraft accident. ...

MINISTRY OF HEALTH GOES PUBLIC WITH POLICY DOCUMENTS
LoveFM - ‎3/3/10‎
Ministry of Health officials and other stakeholders gathered this morning at the Belize Institute of Management for presentations that were made by program ...

CITY SHOOTING INJURES MOTORCYCLIST
LoveFM - ‎3/3/10‎
Belize City Police are investigating a shooting incident that has left 31-year-old gas attendant Dwayne Cooper hospitalized. Police say on Tuesday they ...

3/2/10

Belize Business Tycoon Sir Barry Bowen Laid To Rest
Belizean (blog) - ‎3/2/10‎
Belize business tycoon Sir Barry Bowen who perished in an air ...

Death notices
SouthCoastToday.com - ‎3/2/10‎
CASEY: of Belize, Friday, Feb. 26, 2010, Michael and Jillian (Schuessler) and their children, Makayla and Bryce. Children and grandchildren of Frank and ...

The Casey Family
SouthCoastToday.com - ‎3/2/10‎
Michael and Jillian were 1999 graduates of St. Michael's College in Vt., and left for Belize in 2001 to become leaders of the 75-student Community School ...

Church Will March for Peace
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/2/10‎
... us to invite people of all faith to come together with us to pray and honour the memories of each person who has died as a result of violence in Belize. ...

Police Department Receives Cycles and Repair Tools
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/2/10‎
This is an addition to the six that are already operating in Belize City and working and operating very well, improving our response time and being able to ...

Environmental Specialists Discuss O-Zone Depletion
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/2/10‎
Environmental specialists from 12 Caribbean countries are in Belize this week to talk about the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer ...

Environmental Specialists Discuss O-Zone Depletion
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/2/10‎
Environmental specialists from 12 Caribbean countries are in Belize this week to talk about the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer ...

Police Constable Detained for Threatening Witness in Teddy Murillo Murder
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/2/10‎
... to hang with any bad crowd and he was away at the University of Belize's agricultural campus in Cayo for the entire week and only came home on weekends. ...

The Funeral of Sir Barry Bowen
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/2/10‎
He invested in Belize. He truly believed in helping to develop Belize. He did not restrict himself to the bottling and distribution business. ...

Belizeans Line the Streets for Sir Barry Bowen
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/2/10‎
Four days after he and a young family of four were killed in a plane crash in San Pedro – Belize said goodbye to Sir Barry Bowen today. ...

GUATEMALA MAN FAILS TO LARGE SUM OF MONEY
LoveFM - ‎3/2/10‎
A Guatemalan national has been charged for failing to declare when entering Belize with more than ten thousand dollars in cash or negotiable instruments. ...

BUREAU OF STANDARDS HOSTS ONE DAY SEMINAR
LoveFM - ‎3/2/10‎
The Belize Bureau of Standards is today hosting a one day seminar in the City of Belmopan. The focus of the workshop is the implications of the Technical ...

Archaeologist to Discuss Ancient Maya Cave Use and Conservation of Cave Sites
The Nature Conservancy - ‎3/2/10‎
Noted Maya archaeologist Dr. Jaime Awe of Belize will speak in Knoxville in March. As an international conservation organization, The Nature Conservancy has ...

3/1/10

Sir Barry Bowen: The Belizean Giant
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/1/10‎
And while he was loved on San Pedro, Barry's Bowen's footprint was all across Belize. He was without compare the most enterprising, progressive, risk-taking ...

Three Injured in Spate of Weekend Shootings
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/1/10‎
And while the Teddy Murillo murder is the most news-making crime that happened over the weekend – there were three other shooting in Belize City. ...

Sir Barry Bowen: San Pedro Mourns
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/1/10‎
The official funeral ceremony will be held tomorrow in Belize City followed by the burial in Cayo where his parents are also buried. ...

Skai's Bus Runs Over Passenger
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/1/10‎
She attempted to stop the bus but the driver indicated to her that he wasn't going back to Belize City. The driver however claims that Garnett continued ...

Sir Barry Bowen: The Tragic Crash
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/1/10‎
His Cessna 206, famous for its Rolls Royce engine, crash landed at the municipal airport in Belize City in 2004. The pilot was then his son and no one was ...

U-12 & U-15 Basketballers Win Silver in Guatemala
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/1/10‎
Belize's Under 12 and Under 15 basketball teams returned home yesterday from a regional tournament in Guatemala as sub champions. ...

Police Recover M-16 Stolen from BDF
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/1/10‎
... weeks ago – the rifle was stolen from a BDF soldier who crawled into his car and went to sleep while on patrol in the Rocky Road area of Belize City. ...

Family of Murdered Deacon Accuses Police of Murder
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/1/10‎
He was a University of Belize student, living 5 days of the week in Cayo at the Central Farm campus. He came home to his family's residence on Nurse Findley ...

Sir Barry Bowen: Hilly Martinez Reflects
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎3/1/10‎
Then there's the Belize Estate and Produce Company, Belize Aquaculture Limited, which also sells energy to BEL, and Gallon Jug Agro Industry which produces ...

Ex-Mass. family killed in plane crash
Boston Herald - ‎3/1/10‎
A former Bay State couple who ran a school in a Belize rainforest died along with their two children when their small ...

HONDURAN NATIONAL CHARGED FOR STOLEN M16 RIFLE
LoveFM - ‎3/1/10‎
Garcia pleaded not guilty to the charge. Garcia has no legal immigration status in Belize and so was denied bail and remanded into custody until April 12.

MORE DETAILS EMERGE ABOUT BOWEN PLANE CRASH
LoveFM - ‎3/1/10‎
“I think it was a big blow to the island of San Pedro and the country of Belize. I remember Barry as a very happy man. I recall meeting him several times at ...

Scotiabank buys Royal Bank of Scotland's wholesale banking operation in Colombia
Pictou Country Nova Scotia News - ‎3/1/10‎
... in Central and Latin America, where it has been growing its operations for several years in countries like Mexico, Belize, El Salvador, and Panama. ...

BOWEN FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS ANNOUNCED
LoveFM - ‎3/1/10‎
An official funeral will be held tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock at St. John's Cathedral in Belize City with interment to follow in San Ignacio. ...

NOTICE OF INTENDED PROSECUTION ISSUED TO SKAI'S BUS DRIVER
LoveFM - ‎3/1/10‎
Police in Ladyville are investigating an incident that left 28-year-old Candace Garnett hospitalized. Police say on Sunday night just before 10 o'clock ...

LA ROUTA MAYA BELIZE RIVER CHALLENGE ONLY DAYS AWAY
LoveFM - ‎3/1/10‎
Preparations are underway for the thirteenth annual La Ruta Maya Belize River Challenge. The race will begin on Friday in San Ignacio under the Hawksworth ...

BAR ASSOCIATION ELECTS NEW PRESIDENT
LoveFM - ‎3/1/10‎
Jacqueline Marshalleck now heads the Bar Association of Belize. Marshalleck was elected to the post during the Bar Association's annual general meeting held ...

POLICE DEPARTMENT RECEIVES BRAND NEW EQUIPMENT
LoveFM - ‎3/1/10‎
It was a study that asked the question, how can we improve the performance of the Belize Police Department? One of the answers to that question is to better ...

2/27/10

Albany native dies in Belize plane crash
WNYT - ‎2/27/10‎
A member of a prominent Albany family who was teaching school children and building a community in Belize has died in a plane crash. ...

2/26/10

Valerie Coombs Talks to CBS
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/26/10‎
Coombs was an FAU Graduate and started a cement company in Belize. His mother says that company is what got him killed. He was awarded a top contract. ...

Cheriese Tillett Needs Blood
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/26/10‎
You do the donation and have that lab call the lab in Belize here and they will be able to give her that blood. It is as basic as that. ...

Armed Robbery and Shooting on North Front Street
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/26/10‎
There was a jolt of panic in downtown Belize City this morning at around 8:00 when a shot was fired on North Front Street at its junction with Pickstock ...

Li Chee Goes Pop
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/26/10‎
If you're a Belize City resident – you know that Li Chee is the most popular fried chicken joint in town. And indeed, it's not just a fry chicken shop – it ...

Casting Call for Stuntmen
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/26/10‎
If you are a fan of Hollywood and have been keeping notes on the recent arrivals of the Who's-Who list of celebrities coming to Belize, then you will know ...

BTL Declares Dividend at AGM
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/26/10‎
Last night was Telemedia's third Annual General Meeting – but the style of the event was more in line with the tradition of the original BTL, Belize ...

Bolted Out of the Gates
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/26/10‎
Belize's youth basketballers have bolted out of the gates at the Central American Under 12 and Under 15 tournament being played at the Quetzalteco stadium ...

Bottling Magnate Barry Bowne Killed in Plane Crash
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/26/10‎
He was one of Belize's wealthiest men – second only to billionaire Michael Ashcroft. His company Bowen and Bowen Bottling Works owns Belikin Beer, ...

Belize Business Magnate Sir Barry Bowen Dies in Plane Crash
Belizean (blog) - ‎2/26/10‎
By The Founder on February 27, 2010 3:21 AM | Permalink | Comments (0) Belmopan, Belize 26 February (Belizean.com) Sir Barry Bowen, well- known Belize ...

SEVEN YOUNG WOMEN TO VIE FOR THE TITLE OF MISS AFRICAN QUEEN 2010
LoveFM - ‎2/26/10‎
... is called a visual poise segment where they will come out and model and African regalia; some are from Ghana and some were made right here in Belize. ...

PROMINENT BUSINESS MAN DIES IN PLAN CRASH IN SAN PEDRO
LoveFM - ‎2/26/10‎
A plane crash on San Pedro late this evening has claimed the life of businessman and former Senator Sir Barry Bowen. Reports are the plane went down just ...

'Ashcroft money' casts long shadow over rivals
Independent - ‎2/26/10‎
The slogan on Michael Ashcroft's official website declares that his heart is in Belize, in Central America. That may be so, but his political influence is ...

AMW On The Road: Belize
America's Most Wanted - ‎2/26/10‎
John Walsh and the AMW crew are currently shooting in Belize, in Central America, for an episode that will highlight the global reach of our manhunt. ...

Belizean artist gets major role in featured film The Seven Voyages of Sinbad.
Amandala - ‎2/26/10‎
The production company came to Belize earlier this month to shoot the feature film The Seven Voyages of Sinbad, and had open call auditions at the Bliss ...

Belize and 31 other states look to new regional integration bloca
Amandala - ‎2/26/10‎
Belize was among the 32 nations that met this week for the two-day Unity Summit of Latin America and the Caribbean—held immediately following the 1st ...

Policeman, soldier, electrician charged with aggravated burglary and kidnapping
Amandala - ‎2/26/10‎
A Belize Defence Force (BDF) soldier, a police officer and a civilian accused of robbing, assaulting and reportedly kidnapping a vegetable vendor and his ...
BNTU spares the rod
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/26/10‎
The Belize National Teachers' Union BNTU supports the elimination of corporal punishment, BNTU president Jaime Panti said ...

Guatemalan teachers lash out!
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/26/10‎
As a result Belize's western border was barricaded since 7:00 am on Wednesday, February 24th until 6:00 pm The protest continued on Thursday and is expected ...

Mexican Army celebrates 97th Anniversary
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/26/10‎
The Embassy of Mexico in Belize held a ceremony to observe the Mexican Army's 97th Anniversary on Army Day last Friday, February 19. ...

Caribbean Pride canoe wins Haulover to Boom race
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/26/10‎
Guydis and the Sanchez boys from Flowers Bank paddled the Caribbean Pride canoe, sponsored by Citrus Products of Belize Limited, from the Haulover Bridge 12 ...

Court will decide on Krooman wetlands
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/26/10‎
They are asking the court specifically for an Order of Certiorari to quash the decision of the Government of Belize or Cabinet contained in the letter dated ...

Preparing for the big one!
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/26/10‎
My last article dealt with a worst-case scenario of a mega-hurricane hitting Belize causing distress and destruction ...

Sam Martinez celebrates 100 years birthday
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/26/10‎
Sam Martinez, who volunteered to leave his home village of Barranco in the Toledo District, Belize to support the war effort in Scotland 68 years ago, ...

Drop-in Community Centers: One for Hattieville, and more for Belize City
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/26/10‎
The facility was formally opened around 2 on the afternoon of February 16 by the Representative of the United Nations' Population Fund to Belize, ...

Drop-in Community Centers: One for Hattieville, and more for Belize City
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/26/10‎
The facility was formally opened around 2 on the afternoon of February 16 by the Representative of the United Nations' Population Fund to Belize, ...

A Jazzmaster passes
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/26/10‎
... musician, school teacher and activist Frankie Rhys, 62, died at his home on South Street in Belize City at 12:30 AM Friday, February 19. ...

Shyne signs $5 million contract with Def Jam
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/26/10‎
“It is an honor and a pleasure,” Shyne said to the media gathered at the airport VIP Lounge, “Not just for me but for Belize.” Barrow added that Chairman ...

Belize & Quintana Roo Women's Departments to form partnership
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/26/10‎
The Belize Women's Department and its counterpart from the Women's Institute of Quintana Roo, Mexico, shared information and experiences with a view to ...

Muffles Collage & Linda Vista High win thru to SSB Math Olympiad
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/26/10‎
Muffles College and Linda Vista High School have won the Northern Regional Championships of the 2010 Belize Math Olympiad ...

Cayo cops impound truck with cocaine bricks
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/26/10‎
... Paul Wade and his men intercepted a pick-up truck bringing 53 pounds of pure cocaine bricks worth $720000. from Melchor de Mencos into Belize. ...

2/25/10

BNTU President Apologizes for Minister of Education
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/25/10‎
"The Belize National Teachers' Union proposes this way forward: We refrain from petty issues and name calling when it comes to the discussion on Educational ...

Sadie Vernon Teachers Walk Out of Classrooms
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/25/10‎
And to try and bridge the chasm between principal Laura Baptiste and teachers – Belize District Education Manager Jahmor Lopez intervened close to midday. ...

Rod Rylander's River-Boat Reverie
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/25/10‎
If you see something that looks like an ark coming down the Belize River – be not alarmed – it is not the second coming of the great flood and this strange ...

Teachers Still Blocking Belize-Guatemala Bridge
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/25/10‎
The situation at the Guatemalan border with Belize was congested again today as teachers in that country a keeping up with their campaign to immobilize the ...

Maria Reimer Convicted of Credit Union Robberies in Canada
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/25/10‎
The robberies netted $35000 Canadian dollars which is about $66 thousand Belize dollars. She has been ordered to repay all of the stolen money. ...

Police Constable Robert Polonio Acquitted of Murder
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/25/10‎
Herrera was shot around 11:30 on August 3, 2008 in Belize City when he jumped into the river by the Swing Bridge trying to escape from police. ...

Adult Basketball Tip-off is March 5th
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/25/10‎
And while the youth basketballers are doing Belize proud in Guatemala, senior basketball is also making a comeback here at home. Senior basketball? ...

More Karate Soldiers Graduate
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/25/10‎
“My government will continue to work with Belize government in sending our instructors and of course that includes the wide spectre of society needs, ...

Legendary Johnny Moss, Dead at 75
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/25/10‎
Johnny Moss is not one of those but for residents of Belize City – his passing is eminently noteworthy; the man was a legend in the streets. ...

Belize U-13 & U-15 Basketball Teams Competing in Guatemala
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/25/10‎
Belize's male under 13 and under 15 teams are participating in a Central American tournament being held in Quezaltenango Guatemala. In 2008, Belize ended a ...

POLICE OFFICER FREED OF MURDER CHARGE
LoveFM - ‎2/25/10‎
Herrera was shot around 11-30 pm on August 3, 2008 while he was swimming in the Belize Old River near the Swing Bridge trying to escape from police officers ...

OIL EXPLORATION COMPANY FINDS NO OPPOSITION IN ORANGE WALK
LoveFM - ‎2/25/10‎
In January 2008, Perenco Limited, an Oil Exploration Company signed an agreement with the Government of Belize to conduct oil exploration in Northern Belize ...

GOB APPROVES XATE HARVESTING OPERATION IN CAYO
LoveFM - ‎2/25/10‎
The harvesting of the ornamental plant known as xate has been a troublesome occurrence along the Belize-Guatemala border. Xateros as they are called would ...

OLDER PERSONS ORGANIZATION HOLDS AGM IN BELMOPAN
LoveFM - ‎2/25/10‎
VOICE, the representative organization for older persons in Belize, held its second annual general meeting yesterday in Belmopan at the Hazel Hutchinson ...

FINALISTS FOR MATH OLYMPIAD IDENTIFIED
LoveFM - ‎2/25/10‎
The stage is set for the national finals of the 2010 Belize Math Olympiad. Yesterday the final regional competitions were held at the Orange Walk ...

AUTHORITIES INTRODUCE NATIONAL FIRE POLICY PROJECT
LoveFM - ‎2/25/10‎
... the scope and cooperation issues regarding protected areas conservation signed under a tri national agreement between Belize, Mexico and Guatemala. ...

Pellet gun shot has 19-year-old struggli...
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/25/10‎
... of someone being critically wounded by a pellet gun. They are legal in Belize and can be bought at a variety of stores without a gun license or permit.

3 Charged for Security Guard’s Murder
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/25/10‎
On Monday, February 15, three men went to the Belize Best Western Biltmore Plaza with intent to rob the establishment. While attempting to do so, ...

Businessman busted with 20K of cocaine
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/25/10‎
Police believe that Gibson was a middleman, tasked with transporting the parcels of cocaine from Guatemala through Belize to Mexico. ...

Policeman and Soldier jack vegetable ven...
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/25/10‎
A Police Constable and a Belize Defence Force Private are on the wrong side of the law and inside a jail cell after they were accused and charged for a ...

8000 H1N1 vaccines for frontline personnel
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/25/10‎
Eight thousand doses of the H1N1 Influenza flu vaccine arrived in the country last week, and the first in line to receive their flu shots will be Belize's ...

Conference of the VIII Congress of CAROSAI
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/25/10‎
Opening ceremonies were held this morning at the Belize Biltmore Plaza for the VIII Congress of Caribbean Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions, ...

Then and Now
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/25/10‎
Hot on the heels of last week's revelation that the Belize Slimes will be paying compensation to Anwar Barrow for defaming his character, ...

PM at Mexico-Caricom Summit
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/25/10‎
... that Mexico’s assistance to the Caribbean Development Bank be increased to make more finances available for unlending to member states such as Belize. ...

New classrooms for Roaring Creek Nazarene School
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/25/10‎
The project was financed by the Government of Belize through a loan from the Caribbean Development Bank at a total cost of $195000. ...

Belizean Shores takes 11-a-side championship for 2010
San Pedro Sun - ‎2/25/10‎
Belizean Shores are the 2010 champions of The San Pedro Belize Express Water Taxi 11-a-side tournament after the final matches were held over the weekend. ...

BDF, Policeman and Civilian remanded to Hattieville for kidnapping
San Pedro Sun - ‎2/25/10‎
An official police report states that on Sunday, approximately between the hours of 12:15 and 1:00 am Gideon, a police officer station in Belize City, ...

United Against Abuse
San Pedro Sun - ‎2/25/10‎
She has worked with the homeless, abused, and abandoned, and now she is bringing her experience to Belize. In 2007, she came to Belize bringing donations of ...

SPHS students are Math Olympiad Central A Champs
San Pedro Sun - ‎2/25/10‎
The Belize City Center was packed as seven high schools from the Belize District went head to head to compete for the title of the 2010 Central A Regional ...

Francis “Chino” Eiley releases book of poetry
San Pedro Sun - ‎2/25/10‎
Upon completion and publishing of Part of the Caribbean, the public will learn about the origins of the Garifuna in Belize. To be released later this year, ...

Keeping Faith with our Mandate
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/25/10‎
As Prime Minister Dean Barrow noted, the public acquisition of Belize Telemedia by this administration was no ideological move, no part of any new pattern, ...

Corporal Punishment is illegal since 197...
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/25/10‎
20 of 1978 signed by then governor of Belize PD McEntee on 29th of December, 1978 reads as follows: “An ORDINANCE to abolish Judicial Corporal Punishment ...

From Sketteldom - with malice towards so...
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/25/10‎
PM Barrow suggested that lawyers in Belize should, in the same spirit, take up a collection to send the envious and 'saintly' one to law school. ...

Two New Houses and Musical Instruments i...
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/25/10‎
Last Saturday, Minister of State in the Ministry of Labour, Local Government and Rural Development and Area Representative for Belize Rural Central, Hon. ...

Misguided teachers?
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/25/10‎
There was no official count, but it was definitely an impressive display of solidarity as somewhere between 15 to 25% of the Belize National Teacher's ...

PUP's 7 Million on ICC litigation; Landcruiser and hundreds of thousands on ...
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/25/10‎
There was also disclosure requested on Fee Agreement made between the Government of Belize and Musa and Balderamos in relation to the international ...

Musa vs. Benque Community and the Catholic Church
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/25/10‎
The former Prime Minister of Belize, Said Musa, has decided that he must return to court out of retirement to represent Samuel Bruce in a “Landmark case” ...

2/24/10

Paula Vasquez Claims $90000 Jackpot
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/24/10‎
As we told you at the top of the newscast, Lotto is in a state of suspended animation as their license has not been renewed. And that is just fine by Paula ...

Guatemalan Teachers Block Belize-Guatemala Bridge
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/24/10‎
The Belize National Teachers Union held a Council of Management meeting today – but at news time – we were unable to find out from the union what is the ...

Cleo Robinson Shot on Glen Street
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/24/10‎
A man was shot last night in Belize City. Police report that 35 year old Cleo Robinson was on Glen Street riding home at around 11:20 when a gunman ...

Screening in Belize City for Eye Surgery in Venezuela
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/24/10‎
“The idea is try to identify here in Belize what kind of problems the people have in the eyes. The idea is try to identify persons who need an operation for ...

No Case Submission in Trial of Cop Accused of Murder
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/24/10‎
Polonio was accused of shooting and killing 49 year old Carmen Alexander Herrera on August 3rd, 2008 near the Swing Bridge in Belize City. ...

Victim of San Pedro Attack Speaks
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/24/10‎
In a related development, the police officer who was on patrol with the BDF two weeks ago in Belize City when they lost the M-16 has rifle been charged for ...

LOTTO Operations Suspended
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/24/10‎
The winner of Saturday night's $90000 Lotto jackpot claimed her prize this morning but the real news tonight is that there will be no drawing tonight. ...

Belize Ambassador to Cuba's Odd Release
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/24/10‎
Belize's Ambassador to Cuba, His Excellency Said Badi Guerra, today sent out one of the oddest releases we've ever seen. We gather it is in response to our ...

Eco-Green Granted Contract to Extract Xate
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/24/10‎
That's because most times, the stories are about illegal harvesting of the ornamental leaf in Belize's jungles by Guatemalans. Recently, the Government of ...

Day 2 in Contraband Territory
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/24/10‎
Last night we took you to Botes, Mexico – that border settlement adjoining the village of Santa Cruz, Belize. As everyone in northern Belize knows, ...

Broad Daylight Heist at Novelo's Bus Terminal
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/24/10‎
There was an armed robbery at noon in Belize City. It occurred inside the Novelo's Bus Terminal on West Collet Canal. That facility is usually crowded with ...

GUATEMALAN TEACHERS BLOCK BORDER BRIDGE
LoveFM - ‎2/24/10‎
The flow of traffic from Belize into Melchor de Mencos was disrupted this morning after teachers from Melchor blocked the bridge. ...

BELIZEANS SCREENED FOR SURGERIES IN VENEZUELA
LoveFM - ‎2/24/10‎
Only last year, the program was brought into Belize. Due to the H1N1epidemic, the program was temporarily suspended until today. ...

NAZARENE SCHOOL IN ROARING CREEK GETS NEW CLASSROOMS
LoveFM - ‎2/24/10‎
... from the almost two hundred thousand dollar project. Funding was provided by the Government of Belize through a loan from the Caribbean Development Bank.

LATEST LOTTO WINNER CLAIMS BIG JACKPOT
LoveFM - ‎2/24/10‎
Paula Vasquez, a resident of Belize City took home $76500 of the $90 thousand after taxes. According to Vasquez it was a quick pick that brought her the ...

TUESDAY NIGHT SHOOTING SENDS CITY MAN TO THE HOSPITAL
LoveFM - ‎2/24/10‎
Police visited Glen Street in Belize City where they saw Robinson suffering from three apparent gunshot wound to the lower back, to the left side of the ...

NATIONAL AIDS COMMISSION CONDUCTS NATIONAL ASSESSMENT
LoveFM - ‎2/24/10‎
Back in 2001 Belize signed on to a declaration for responding to HIV/AIDS. This week the National AIDS Commission announced that the third national ...

Accidental shooting in Camalote leaves teen “brain dead?”
Amandala - ‎2/24/10‎
Belize currently has no law against the possession of a BB or pellet guns, but the American watchdog group, the Child Accident Prevention Foundation ...

House vets replacement of Privy Council with CCJ
Amandala - ‎2/24/10‎
The House of Representatives on Friday approved the replacement of the Privy Council, the final appellate court in Belize, with the Caribbean Court of ...

Cuban inmate Peter Venereo, behind bars for illegal entry, threatens hunger strike
Amandala - ‎2/24/10‎
Pedro Venereo Castro, 44, a Cuban inmate who has served out his six-month sentence at the Hattieville Prison for coming to Belize illegally, has threatened ...

Frankie Rhys, 61, educator, musician and activist, dies
Amandala - ‎2/24/10‎
Unfortunately, the Belizean-American and father of four died early Friday morning at his house on Rectory Lane in Belize City from chronic complications of ...

Teachers fum-fum!
Amandala - ‎2/24/10‎
Approximately 1000 – 1300 teachers, more than a fifth of Belize's education corps, converged on Independence Hill outside the National Assembly in Belmopan ...

BNTU president unhappy with Faber's “insult”
Amandala - ‎2/24/10‎
The president of Belize National Teachers' Union (BNTU), Jaime Panti, is peeved at Education Minister Patrick Faber over comments he made in the House of ...

Patrick pushes education amendments, sets stage to abolish corporal punishment
Amandala - ‎2/24/10‎
The Belize National Teachers' Union (BNTU) had told the press just prior that it also wants to see corporal punishment eliminated from schools, ...

SHYNE ATTRACTS BIG EXECS TO BELIZE
Global Grind (blog) - ‎2/24/10‎
Shyne's immediate deportation back to his hometown Belize had many in the hip hop community wondering if the rapper could put his career in motion once ...

2/23/10

Senate Passes the 7th Amendment & Education Bills
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎9 hours ago‎
Making the point that in its 27 years as a young nation, there have been only 5 amendments made to the Belize Constitution. Shoman alluded to the proposed ...

John Pinelo Weighs in on Corporal Punishment
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎9 hours ago‎
That also includes the parents so for example right now in Belize if a child feels abused by a parent they can call the police and get you arrested and ...

Honduran Babysitter Raped by Intruder
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎9 hours ago‎
It happened yesterday morning on Kut Avenue on the Southside of Belize City. The victims is a 16yr old Honduran Babysitter who reported that at 10:00 am, ...

Shyne Signed 2 Album, $7 million Record Deal
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎9 hours ago‎
LA Reid – the boss at Island/Def Jam Records flew into Belize on his private jet yesterday to sign a 7 figure recording contract with Moses Leivy – the ...

5.4 Quake Shakes Guatemala
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎9 hours ago‎
In Belize City it did cause a scary tremor though – particularly for those in large concrete buildings and one large bank is reported to have activated its ...

The Contrabanding Experience
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎9 hours ago‎
Botes is in Mexico – right along the Belize border, and it's one of the most popular places to buy contraband. Or at least it used to be. ...

Police & BDF Soldier Jailed for San Pedro Assault
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎9 hours ago‎
He has been deployed in Belize City. As a matter of fact he is in Belize City officially and from time to time he is seen around San Pedro. ...

Eber Guerra Sentenced for Attempted Murder
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎9 hours ago‎
23 year old Eber Guerra, a farmer and father of one from San Estevan village accused of attempted murder was sentenced to 5 years in Belize City Supreme ...

BNTU EXECUTIVES PLAN EMERGENCY MEETING FOR WEDNESDAY
LoveFM - ‎12 hours ago‎
The Belize National Teachers Union is yet to take their next step following last week Friday's demonstration at the National Assembly in Belmopan. ...

MISSION MIRACLE REKINDLES FIRE FOR TRIP TO VENEZUELA
LoveFM - ‎12 hours ago‎
A Venezuelan Medical team will be in Belize City tomorrow to conduct eye screenings as part of the program, Mission Miracle International. ...

FOUR BILLS SENT TO THE SENATE DEBATED TODAY
LoveFM - ‎12 hours ago‎
They included the International Foundation Bill 2009, Belize Constitution Seventh Amendment Bill 2009, Caribbean Court of Justice Bill 2009 and the ...

FARMER GETS 5-YEAR PRISON SENTENCE
LoveFM - ‎12 hours ago‎
23-year-old Eber Guerra, a farmer of San Estevan Village was sentenced to five years after he pleaded guilty to use of deadly means of harm with intent to ...

RED CROSS HANDS OVER RURAL MICRO-PROJECTS IN COROZAL
LoveFM - ‎12 hours ago‎
The projects were carried out by the Belize Red Cross with funding from the UNDP Global Environmental Facility Small Grant Program. ...

GUATEMALA EARTHQUAKE TREMORS FELT IN BELIZE
LoveFM - ‎13 hours ago‎
Several residents of Belize have reported feeling tremors today. This is as a result of an earthquake that hit Guatemala earlier today. ...

FISHERMAN ESCAPES INJURY FROM BARRAGE OF BULLETS
LoveFM - ‎13 hours ago‎
Belize City Police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred last night on the Yabra Bridge. Kayden Arnold, a fisherman of Belize City, ...

BUREAU OF STANDARDS CERTIFIED FUEL PUMPS IN TOLEDO
LoveFM - ‎13 hours ago‎
The Belize Bureau of Standards has taken its countrywide fuel station inspections to the Toledo District. Inspecting officers visited 15 fuel pumps at gas ...

2/22/10

News: LA Reid Inks Shyne To Def Jam, "I Have Come Here To Officially Kick Off ...
SOHH - ‎2/22/10‎
Island Def Jam CEO LA Reid has officially traveld to Belize to announce the official signing of rapper Shyne to his record label. ...

Sonic Boom Rattles Belize
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/22/10‎
Last night at about 9:15 – there was a massive boom heard all across Belize, from Toledo to Corozal. Those near the coast who were outdoors also report ...

Trio Charged for Sandhill Gas Station Robbery
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/22/10‎
Three Belize City men accused of jacking a gas station in Sandhill last week are in jail on remand tonight. 23 year old Ryan Barnett, 25 year old Andy ...

Garifuna Collective Returns from Performance at Winter Olympics
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/22/10‎
The Garifuna Collective and Umalali Singers flew into Belize today after a two week North American tour. They crisscrossed the west coast of the United ...

The Tribute to Frankie Rhys
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/22/10‎
Musician and Teacher Frankie Rhys passed away early Friday morning and that very night – Belize's finest performers and players of instruments filled the ...

Maritime Law Enforcers Meet in Belize
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/22/10‎
Coast Guard, Port Authority and law enforcement personnel from 11 Caribbean countries are in Belize for a maritime conference. It is facilitated by the US ...

CONSTITUTION SEVENTH AMENDMENT BILL 2009 GOES TO THE SENATE TOMORROW
LoveFM - ‎2/22/10‎
But also making it through the lower house of parliament on Friday was the Belize Constitution Seventh Amendment Bill 2009. The bill was passed without the ...

CENTENARIAN LIVING IN SOUTHERN BELIZE
LoveFM - ‎2/22/10‎
A release from the Belize High Commission in London says Martinez joined a number of men from British Honduras in answer to a request from colonial ...

UMALALI SINGERS AND GARIFUNA COLLECTIVE PERFORM AT THE OLYMPIC GAMES
LoveFM - ‎2/22/10‎
The Garifuna Collective and the Umalali Singers returned to Belize this morning after a two week North American tour. The tour included a performance at the ...

RESPONSE TO MARITIME VIOLENCE TRAINING BEING HOSTED IN BELIZE
LoveFM - ‎2/22/10‎
Participating in the training are the Belize Coast Guard, Belize Defense Force, Customs Department, Immigration Department, Fisheries Department and Port ...

SECONDARY SCHOOL FESTIVAL OF ARTS GETS UNDERWAY
LoveFM - ‎2/22/10‎
This morning, The Belize District Festival was officially opened at the Holy Redeemer Parish Hall. We spoke to National Coordinator for Expressive Arts in ...

2/19/10

Teachers lash out!
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/19/10‎
The Belize National Teachers Union (BNTU) will be demonstrating Friday February 19 in Belmopan outside the House of Representatives in protest at ...

CGA squeezes CPBL
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/19/10‎
The CGA was further angered when Canton gathered other disgruntled growers to form a rival growers association, Belize Citrus Mutual, which has publicly ...

GOB names new Tourism Chief
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/19/10‎
In Belize, she managed Programme for Belize's ecotourism operations and provided technical support at its headquarters and to field stations. ...

Mayors plan urban development
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/19/10‎
The Mayors and representatives of seven Belizean municipalities got an update on the Belize Municipal Development Project ...

Soldiers jailed for losing M-16
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/19/10‎
Two Belize Defense Force soldiers from whom a M-16 rifle loaded with 30 rounds of ammunition was stolen while they slept on ...

First ever Expo in Spanish Lookout
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/19/10‎
The Spanish Lookout Mennonite Communty and the Belize Chamber of Commerc and Industry are working together to produce the firste ever Spanish Lookout ...

Smith charged with stealing fuel from National Coastguard
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/19/10‎
Smith, an engineer with the Belize National Coastguard (BNC) located at the Williamson Complex appeared before the Chief Magistrate on Friday February 12, ...

1st. Caricom-Mexico Summit in Cancun. Prime Minister Dean Barrow will be there
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/19/10‎
The Belize delegation will include the Ms. Audrey Wallace, CEO of the Office of the Prime Minister, Mr. Alexis Rosado, CEO of the Ministry of Foreign ...

Black Chamber from US to visit Belize
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/19/10‎
Tri-County International Chamber of Commerce, Tri-County Black Chamber of Commerce, and Belize's Trade and Investment Promotion Envoy Leondra Thompson will ...

Region observes Lobster closed season
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/19/10‎
Fisheries Administrator Beverley Wade said that this is a plus and a first time for Belize that other countries are now observing Belize's closed lobster ...

Supreme Court to rule on right to sell citrus dispute
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/19/10‎
The Supreme Court in Belize has heard a constitutional protest from a new citrus producer known as Belize Citrus Mutual. Belize Citrus Mutual is saying that ...

Shaping Belize 2030 for the Grandkids
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/19/10‎
Government leaders have decided to create a development plan to shape Belize into the home Belizeans will want it to ...

War of Words Between Patrick Faber & Cordel Hyde
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/19/10‎
You can ask the member from Belize Rural Central how many times. Your technical team wasn't even prepared to come to the House Committee meeting last week ...

Frankie Rhys Benefit Concert Now a Tribute
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/19/10‎
Last night we ran a story on the plight of one of Belize's most gifted musicians, Frankie Rhys. It revealed for many of us a touching tale, ...

Belize Hosts Central American Karate Championships
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/19/10‎
Belize is hosting the 15th Central American Karate Championships. It was scheduled to officially open this evening at 6 but the competition began this ...

Teacher Protest Crippled Schools, Confused Parents
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/19/10‎
In Belize City – no primary schools were closed but they were all operating on skeleton staff. For example at St. Martin's DePorres Primary School only 8 ...

Feisty Debate Over Seventh Amendment Bill
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/19/10‎
It is also notable that the Seventh Amendment to the Constitution also establishes the Caribbean Court of Justice as Belize Final court of appeal replacing ...

Biltmore Employees Charged for Murder of Nigerian Security Guard
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/19/10‎
Three men were today charged for Monday morning's savage slaying of Nigerian security guard Kaluru Olungududu at the Biltmore Plaza Hotel and the surprising ...

Labours of Love at Image Factory
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/19/10‎
“We target mostly cruise ship tourists coming to Belize but we want to get more Belizeans involved in buying art, in purchasing art, and so what we want to ...

PM Barrow Again Defends Retaining Ex-Wife's Law Firm
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/19/10‎
It is broken down as follows: $11, 431592.00 from the Belize Bank which is taxes which the Belize Bank owed but which the Belize Bank refused to pay ...

THREE CHARGED FOR THE MURDER OF NIGERIAN NATIONAL
LoveFM - ‎2/19/10‎
They are 25 year old Jamal Jackson, a steward at the Biltmore Plaza Hotel; 21 year old Kareem Stevens, a laborer of Belize City; and 19 year old Daniel ...

POLICE IN SAN IGNACIO HAVE MADE LARGE DRUG BUST
LoveFM - ‎2/19/10‎
“We suspect that the drugs were in transit from Guatemala into Belize for onward transshipment out of the country.” The estimated street value of the drugs ...

EDUCATION AND TRAINING BILL PASSED TODAY IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
LoveFM - ‎2/19/10‎
There is nothing in the laws of Belize that say that we have to consult stakeholders in order to change the education act; none. It talks about policy and ...

STAKEHOLDERS MEET TO DEVELOP NATIONAL RURAL DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY
LoveFM - ‎2/19/10‎
More than 80 stakeholders from relevant sectors are participating in two day forum titled “Visioning the Prosperity of the Rural People of Belize”. ...

JADE HEAD FEATURED IN COUNTRY WIDE TOUR
LoveFM - ‎2/19/10‎
We will start in Belmopan and then we will go to Dangriga, Toledo, Orange Walk, Cayo and Belize City. We will be in Belmopan at the George Price Center, ...

47 SINGLE MOTHERS TO GRADUATE FROM EMPLOYMENT TRAINING PROGRAM
LoveFM - ‎2/19/10‎
A graduation ceremony for cycle two of a project title “Supporting Single Mothers in Belize City” will be held this evening at the Belize Elementary School ...

Business versus nation
Amandala - ‎2/19/10‎
There is a certain media house in Belize which is always on the good side, so to speak, of the nation's corporate giants, which include the Belize Bank, ...

From The Publisher
Amandala - ‎2/19/10‎
My mother's father, Wilfred Belisle, was born in Belize (as Belize City was known then) in 1895. If we figure his mother, Maria Escarpeta Belisle, ...

Belizean artist, Frankie Rhys, needs your help
Amandala - ‎2/19/10‎
According to Dr. Musa, there's nothing else they can do for him in Belize, and the family is waiting until he is in a better condition to receive medical ...

Chewing Gum Gets Healthy and Local
Treehugger - ‎2/19/10‎
The chicle is sustainably sourced from Central America from the Rainforest regions of Mexico, Guatemala and Belize. The gum is tapped from the indigenous ...

2/18/10

CGA on Useful Role for Henry Canton
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/18/10‎
As we've reported the Annual General Meeting is coming up at the end of April where – by tradition – the Citrus Growers Association will recommend a new ...

Shyne Signs Multimillion Dollar Record Deal
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/18/10‎
Jamal Shyne Barrow has signed a multimillion dollar record deal with Def Jam Records. That is according to US media reports which state that after a bidding ...

Citrus Growers Assoc. Bites Back at Banks Holdings
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/18/10‎
Second the Citrus Growers Association or CGA is the growers group which owns 51% of Citrus Products of Belize Limited, or CPBL – that's the company which ...

More on the Radisson Bad Checks
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/18/10‎
Additionally they were all cashed outside of Belize City. The Radisson's General Manager Jim Scott told us how they became aware of the forged checks. ...

Artists Come Together for Frankie Rhys
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/18/10‎
Frank Rhys has dedicated his life to the promotion of Jazz music in Belize. But he's gone from saxophonist to survivor as Rhys has been battling for his ...

Junior Buddy's 3rd Birthday Bash
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/18/10‎
Junior Buddy the jaguar celebrated his third birthday yesterday at the Belize Zoo. It was a big bash with school children, music, and even sky jumping for ...

Teachers Will Protest in Belmopan
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/18/10‎
Tomorrow all roads lead to Independence Hill in Belmopan where the House of Representatives will meet and where the Belize National Teacher's Union is ...

CGA RESPONDS TO COMMENTS BY REPRESENTATIVES FROM BANKS HOLDINGS
LoveFM - ‎2/18/10‎
Yesterday Sir Allen Fields and Richard Cozier of Banks Holdings clearly stated their position with respect to the ongoing dispute currently affecting the ...

UNIVERSITY OF BELIZE TO MAKE DONATION TO HAITI RELIEF FUND
LoveFM - ‎2/18/10‎
The University of Belize is tomorrow donating over four thousand dollars to the Haiti relief fund. The funds came from a dollar drive launched last month at ...

PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION ISSUES ORDERS TO BETTER REGULATE ...
LoveFM - ‎2/18/10‎
The Belize Telecommunications General Order number one and the Belize Telecommunications Interconnection and Infrastructure Sharing Regulation Order of 2010 ...

TEACHERS TO DEMONSTRATE IN FRONT OF NATIONAL ASSEMBLY BUILDING ON FRIDAY
LoveFM - ‎2/18/10‎
The Belize National Teachers Union members and officials return to Belmopan tomorrow but this time to rally against the second and third reading of the ...

BELIZE CITY MAN HOSPITALIZED AFTER BEING SHOT
LoveFM - ‎2/18/10‎
Belize City Police are investigating an incident in which 33-year-old Michael Usher was shot on Wednesday night. Police say they visited the Karl Heusner ...

San Pedro Seadogs thrash Shanaiah of Corozal on home turf
San Pedro Sun - ‎2/18/10‎
The Ambergris Stadium came alive like never before, packed to the max, as the San Pedro Seadogs hosted Shanaiah of Corozal to the first game of the Belize ...

Carnaval Fair brings in Carnaval 2010!
San Pedro Sun - ‎2/18/10‎
Carnaval Fair brings in Carnaval 2010! For the first time in the history of Carnaval, the SPTC held a block party in honor of the commencement of the ...

Officers placed on interdiction for Police Brutality
San Pedro Sun - ‎2/18/10‎
If they do wrong we will make sure that they are punished. We will not tolerate police brutality on the island,” he ended.

SPRCS Cafeteria a reality
San Pedro Sun - ‎2/18/10‎
After months of constant work and tireless determination, the San Pedro Roman Catholic School finally opened the doors to its cafeteria on Monday, ...

Belize Government Backs Citrus Growers Association
Belizean (blog) - ‎2/18/10‎
By The Founder on February 18, 2010 11:42 PM | Permalink | Comments (0) Belmopan, Belize 18 February - Representatives from Banks Holdings Barbados which ...

20 Years into Belize's Future!
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/18/10‎
What will Belize look like in the next 20 years? Only time will tell, but a wise individual once said, “If you fail to prepare then you must prepare to fail ...

Police holds an All Officers' Conference
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/18/10‎
Minister Perdomo commended all officers for their admirable job in addressing crime in Belize. He, however, mentioned that attitudes and behaviours of ...

$30 Million for Municipal Development
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/18/10‎
Mayors and representatives of seven municipalities in Belize converged in Belmopan on Monday, February 15, to take part in a national workshop to get an ...

Caribbean Motors Cup Tourney opens with ...
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/18/10‎
The 2010 Closing Season of the Belize Premier Football League Caribbean Motors Cup Competition opened with four games across the country. ...

St. Martin De Porres girls and Bishop O....
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/18/10‎
The National Primary Schools Basketball Championship came to an end on Friday February 12, 2010, at the Belize City Centre. The championship was officially ...

OIRSA's citrus greening control program presents equipment to BAHA
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/18/10‎
Showgrounds, Belmopan, Belize – 8 February, 2010 – Vector control equipment have been handed over to the Belize Agricultural Health Authority. ...

This Week In Belmopan
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/18/10‎
Cabinet was informed that Ms. Seleni Matus has agreed to serve as the new Director of Tourism at the Belize Tourism Board.

Jose Cruz travels to Guatemala
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/18/10‎
It was with a great sense of gratitude that on February 8 Jose Cruz accepted a five thousand dollar cheque presented to him by Belize Waste Control Manager, ...

Marlon Castillo is Digicell Valentine's Day Champion
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/18/10‎
The Belize Cycling Association in collaboration with Telemedia sponsored the 15th Annual Digicell Valentine's Day Cycling Classic on Sunday February 14, ...

Police shoot and kill Jamaican man
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/18/10‎
O'Neil Jones, a woodworker by profession who sold his creations to Courts Belize Limited, had no family in Belize. He lived alone but had his wife and three ...

Nigerian guard stabbed to death
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/18/10‎
He came to Belize from Nigeria for a better life, but early on Monday morning Kaluru Oloungududu, 42, lost his life when he was brutally killed inside the ...

Haiti President to Mexico-CARICOM Meeting
Radio Cadena Agramonet - ‎2/18/10‎
All 15 members of CARICOM are expected to attend the gathering, including Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, ...

Richard Quinn RC girls to defend National Primary School Basketball title
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/18/10‎
The 2009-2010 National Primary Schools Basketball Championship will take center stage this Friday February 12, 2010, at the Belize City Centre. ...

CPBL's 3 Reasons Why CGA Got No Dividends - PM Barrow Speaks on the Issue
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/18/10‎
Over the last few months, the citrus industry of Belize has been the coveted prize of a heated bout between the Executive Management of Citrus Products ...

First Session of Belize-Chetumal Chamber of Commerce
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/18/10‎
On Tuesday, October 13, 2009, the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the National Chamber of Commerce, Tourism and Services of Chetumal entered ...

Shyne Signs Million Dollar Deal With Def Jam
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/18/10‎
The hip hop world awaits this release with great anticipation. Moses was released from prison after almost eight years. He arrived in Belize and dedicated ...

Soldiers in jail for falling asleep on t...
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/18/10‎
Two Belize Defence Force Privates have been sentenced to forty days in the military jail at Price Barracks and have been recommended for termination after ...

2/17/10

22 Year Old Gunned Down in Broad Daylight
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/17/10‎
Daily, between 11:30am and noon, the area surrounding Kut Avenue, Tigris and Tanoomah Streets in the Queen's Square area of Belize City – is crowded with ...

Supreme Court Lifts Injunction Against PUC
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/17/10‎
At the start of the year, the PUC started out on a fresh foot by publishing notices for the terms and condition on which all telephone companies and telecom ...

Banks Holdings Execs Unmoved by Citrus Growers Protest
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/17/10‎
Yesterday the Citrus Growers association mounted a sizeable protest principally against the Chief Executive Officer of Citrus Products of Belize Limited, ...

Hoping for Hope
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/17/10‎
But while at the Belize Zoo today we got an update on Hope the Harpy Eagle. As we told you last week, Hope was tracking into populated areas which raised ...

American Family Terrorized in Roaring Creek
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/17/10‎
It was a resort but it is where American nationals Charles Nutsh and his wife Arylss Nutsch have called home since they moved from Kansas to Belize two ...

Junior Buddy Turns 3
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/17/10‎
As far as who's who in Belize's animal kingdom, we would have to say that April the tapir is Belize's most famous mammal but she recently she's been getting ...

MIDDAY SHOOTING LEAVES BELIZE CITY YOUTH DEAD
LoveFM - ‎2/17/10‎
Police have launched an intensive investigation into the murder of twenty-two year old Peter Myvett who was gunned down at midday today. ...

BELIZE AND MEXICAN OFFICIALS DISCUSS NATIONAL SECURITY
LoveFM - ‎2/17/10‎
The delegation met with a delegation led by the Attorney General of Quintana Roo, Bello Rodriguez, and included the Mexican Ambassador to Belize, Luis Lopez ...

POLITICAL PARTY CELEBRATES THIRD ANNIVERSARY
LoveFM - ‎2/17/10‎
... is big on our agenda, we believe that every child in this country should have the opportunity to go to school up to the University of Belize for free. ...

DR. RAYMON BOLES WINS CONSERVATION AWARD
LoveFM - ‎2/17/10‎
The Belize Audubon Society held its annual James A. Waight Conservation Award ceremony last night at the Radisson Fort George Hotel and Marina. ...

FORMER UNVERSITY LECTURER SAYS HE WILL APPEAL COURT RULING
LoveFM - ‎2/17/10‎
Former University of Belize engineering lecturer Stephen Okeke says he will appeal a ruling of the court made yesterday. Justice Minnet Hafiz Bertram ruled ...

PIONEERS OF BELMOPAN RECOGNIZED
LoveFM - ‎2/17/10‎
The book was authored by Tiffany Taylor as part of her social work degree reading at the University of Belize. Taylor said it was a labour of love. ...

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Security guard, recent Nigerian migrant, stabbed to death
Amandala - ‎2/17/10‎
Ologududu, said his friend, originally from Ibadan, Nigeria, had been in Belize for about six months, and was working as a security guard for about four ...

From The Publisher
Amandala - ‎2/17/10‎
One man emerged as the most influential politician of Belize; the other emerged as the most influential writer. “ … Hyde had more of his words digested by ...

PUC says BTL and SpeedNet should share
Amandala - ‎2/17/10‎
Since the Barrow administration re-nationalized the Belize Telemedia Limited (BTL) in August of 2009, the government-appointed board of BTL had declared ...

Teachers' Union asks PM to delay education bill
Amandala - ‎2/17/10‎
The president of the Belize National Teachers' Union (BNTU), Jaime Panti, wrote Prime Minister Dean Barrow today, calling on him to delay the third reading ...

CGA will march against Canton, Redmond and Duncker
Amandala - ‎2/17/10‎
Amandala has been informed that Belize Citrus Mutual (BCM)'s constitutional case in Belize City was adjourned this morning. When asked about it, ...

Jamaican shot to death by police
Amandala - ‎2/17/10‎
The incident took place in Lords Bank, Belize District, early Saturday morning sometime after midnight when Ladyville police responded to reports of a fight ...

Two new oil concessions for Canadian company Northern Spirit Resources, Inc.
Amandala - ‎2/17/10‎
Amandala today confirmed reports to our news desk that the Government of Belize has granted a petroleum exploration concession to a Canadian company ...

Sleeping on the job!
Amandala - ‎2/17/10‎
The Belize Defence Force only just last week confirmed the recovery of an M4 carbine stolen from its guard room at Price Barracks in January, and now, ...

2/16/10

BDF Privates Convicted of Sleeping on Duty
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/16/10‎
The Belize Defense Force stressed that while allegations have been made that the soldiers were drinking – there was no trace of alcohol or drugs in their ...

New Leads in Murder of Nigerian Security Guard
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/16/10‎
Oloungududu moved to Belize 7 months ago and was working as both a taxi-man and as a security guard at the Biltmore Hotel.

Math Olympiad Eliminations in Belize City
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/16/10‎
The Math Olympiad came to the City Center for the Belize District eliminations today. It is part of a national competition where scores of students from ...

Massive Protest in Pomona Valley
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/16/10‎
Today, the citrus growers ratcheted things up against the entrenched board of the Citrus Products of Belize Limited with a mass protest. ...

Planning for 2030
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/16/10‎
What do you want Belize to look like in the year 2030? It's a serious question but one that we probably don't give much thought to – after all for those on ...

Police Open Drop-In Center in Hattieville
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/16/10‎
We are interested to moving that area into further areas of Belize City, especially in the Mahogany Street area and so on.” The police are looking for a ...

"Philloughby" Elected Deputy Mayor
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/16/10‎
Here in Belize we're nowhere near that level of media or celebrity: except when it comes to Phillip Willoughby. He's always up for an interview – even when ...

PRIME MINISTER TO PRESENT BUDGET ON MARCH 15
LoveFM - ‎2/16/10‎
The Belize delegation will also include the CEOs of the Office of the Prime Minister, Audrey Wallace, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, ...

SPORTING EQUIPMENT DONATED BY INDIAN HIGH COMMISSIONER
LoveFM - ‎2/16/10‎
The sets of gears each consisting of bats, gloves, wickets, protective helmets and other equipment will be distributed to secondary schools in the Belize ...

BDF TAKE SAFETY SURVIVAL COURSE
LoveFM - ‎2/16/10‎
Ten members of the Belize Police Department participated in the law enforcement training and safety survival course from February 8 to 12 in San Salvador. ...

2/15/10

Nigerian Security Guard Bludgeoned at Upscale Hotel
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/15/10‎
This morning a crowd of Nigerians gathered in front of the security booth at the Belize Biltmore Plaza Hotel. Their countryman Kaluru Oloungududu, ...

Mark Espat Wants House Committee Meetings on BNE
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/15/10‎
There have been so many figures put forward from the Irish media, the Department Of Petroleum in Belize and Belize Natural Energy that the average listener, ...

BNTU Asks GOB To Delay Passage of Education & Training Bill
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/15/10‎
7News has learnt that after 5:00 this evening, the Belize National teachers Union sent the Prime Minister a letter asking him to delay the second and third ...

Loaded M-16 Stolen from Sleeping BDF Soldier
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/15/10‎
Another high power assault rifle has been stolen from the Belize Defense Force. But it wasn't taken form the armoury. According to the official report it ...

Marlon Castillo Smashes Record in Digicell Cycling Classic
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/15/10‎
The race goes from San Ignacio to the Benque Border and then back to Belize City. That course takes it through the rugged hills of Western Belize – a ...

Battle Lines Drawn in Pomona Valley
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/15/10‎
They sit on the board of the Citrus Products of Belize Limited and represent Banks's 47% interest. They are here for a board meeting which is scheduled for ...

CITRUS GROWERS PLAN TWO DAY PROTEST
LoveFM - ‎2/15/10‎
That is because the Belize Citrus Growers Association will take its fight to seat its directors on the Board of the Citrus Products of Belize Limited to the ...

NIGERIAN NATIONAL MURDERED WHILE ON THE JOB
LoveFM - ‎2/15/10‎
Belize City police say they went to the Belize Biltmore Plaza where they saw the motionless body of a man later identified as Nigerian national Kaluru ...

TWO BDF SOLDIERS DISCIPLINED FOLLOWING LOSS OF M16 RIFLE
LoveFM - ‎2/15/10‎
This afternoon we reported that an M-16 rifle was reportedly stolen from a Belize Defense Force soldier over the weekend along with a full magazine of 30 ...

REGIONAL AUDITORS GENERAL MEET IN BELIZE
LoveFM - ‎2/15/10‎
The 8th Congress of Caribbean organization of Supreme Audit Institutions, CAROSAI is being hosted for the first time in Belize. The Congress opened this ...

TWO WEEKEND SHOOTINGS REPORTED
LoveFM - ‎2/15/10‎
A man was shot yesterday evening while walking on Mahogany Street in Belize City. Police reports are that Mervin Polanco was shot in the chest by a dark ...

THIRTY MILLION DOLLAR PROJECT LAUNCHED TODAY IN BELMOPAN
LoveFM - ‎2/15/10‎
The project is being financed by the government of Belize though a loan from the World Bank. The implementing agency will be the Social Investment Fund. ...

PRIMARY SCHOOL STUDENTS PREPARE FOR NATIONAL COCA COLA SPELLING BEE
LoveFM - ‎2/15/10‎
The zone level of the competition gets underway tomorrow in the Belize District. Following this month's zone level finals, two top spellers from each ...

“Only a miracle would let [Janay] walk again,” says physician
Amandala - ‎7 hours ago‎
This evening at the Belize Healthcare Partners Limited (BHPL) in Belize City a little girl continues to recover from injuries she should not have suffered. ...

Punta Gorda Police capture American fugitive Patrick Brown, accused of a 1995 ...
Amandala - ‎7 hours ago‎
Belize has arguably come to be a place of refuge for Americans fleeing their country's justice system, as over the last few weeks at least three American ...

Ashcroft attorneys move to block BTL's AGM
Amandala - ‎7 hours ago‎
Belize Telemedia Limited (BTL) is reporting another year of profits for 2008/2009. According to Prime Minister Dean Barrow, speaking to the media at a press ...

Another nolle prosequi: two brothers accused of murder walk out of Supreme Court
Amandala - ‎7 hours ago‎
Allen, who was originally from Cayo, had come to Belize City in search of work and was only living in the city about one month when he was killed. ...

Central American and Caribbean Games
Amandala - ‎7 hours ago‎
In the male game, standing in Belize's way is Nicaragua. Belize plays Nicaragua here on March 21 and in Nicaragua on March 28. ...

Citrus growers plan protest in Pomona
Amandala - ‎7 hours ago‎
The CGA members continue to agitate for the removal of three directors on the board of the Citrus Products of Belize Limited (CPBL), namely Mike Dunker, ...

“Stop pussyfooting!”
Amandala - ‎7 hours ago‎
Speaking at his press conference on Wednesday in Belize City, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Dean Barrow told the media that the unions want $122 ...

2/12/10

Faber's Road Neighbourhood Watch Turns to City Council for Support
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎12 hours ago‎
The Faber's Road Extension Neighbourhood Watch Committee also works closely with the Police, the Belize City Council and the Young Men Christian Association ...

GOB Celebrating Pair of Victories Over Ashcroft Alliance
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎12 hours ago‎
Yesterday in the Belize Supreme Court – the Ashcroft Alliance suffered another setback when Justice Oswell Legall refused to grant an injunction in favour ...

H1N1 Vaccine Available for First Responders
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎12 hours ago‎
... free of cost but they were purchased for $15. One injection gives a lifetime of immunity. There have been 47 confirmed cases of the H1N1 virus in Belize.

Supreme Court Prevents Dunkeld Investments from Invoking Belize-UK Treaty
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎12 hours ago‎
Dunkeld a company that was fairly recently registered in the Turks and Caicos is invoking the Belize – UK Investment Treaty because it claims government has ...

Love is in the Air
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎12 hours ago‎
Money can't buy you love but at Florasol Belize it can buy you one of these exotic bouquets. “I have single roses that are wrapped for $8 or $10 in a rose ...

Coast Guard Engineered Charged for Fuel Theft
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎12 hours ago‎
Kareem Smith - an engineer with the Belize National Coast Guard was today charged with theft for allegedly stealing fuel from the Coast Guard. ...

Spanish Researchers Publish Work on Mayan Pictographs
Latin American Herald Tribune - ‎12 hours ago‎
... to date on Mayan pictographs, since it compiles a number of studies carried out at different archaeological sites in Guatemala, Mexico and Belize. ...

MINISTRY OF HEALTH SAYS H1N1 VACCINES NOW AVAILABLE FOR FRONT LINE WORKERS
LoveFM - ‎2/12/10‎
It was suspected then that the introduction of swine flu locally would have come from Belize's northern border. As a result personnel at the Belize/Mexico ...

UNIONS RENEW THEIR CALL FOR DIALOGUE WITH GOVERNMENT
LoveFM - ‎2/12/10‎
This morning, the president of the Belize National Teachers Union Jaime Panti told Love News that before there can be any talk about money, there must be ...

MAN ACCUSED OF STEALING FUEL FROM COAST GUARD
LoveFM - ‎2/12/10‎
It is alleged that between February 3 and February 8 Smith stole 50 gallons of gasoline from the Belize Coast Guard. The value of the gasoline is 403 ...

PLACENCIA SIDEWALK ARTS FESTIVAL TO TAKE PLACE THIS WEEKEND
LoveFM - ‎2/12/10‎
... there are so many creative people in Belize and it's also a way to get people down here to see what Placencia has to offer other than just our beaches. ...

ARTIST ROSSY WAR FULFILLS SICK GIRL'S DREAM ON LA ISLA BONITA
LoveFM - ‎2/12/10‎
Peruvian star Rossy War made a special stop as part of her visit to Belize today. The artist visited a special child, Fatima Arceo is a spina bifida patient ...

ORANGE WALK HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS HOST SCIENCE FAIR
LoveFM - ‎2/12/10‎
The winner of last year's competition got to go the Belize City to compete in the national competition. They won first place.” Teacher Garcia says the joint ...

Smile Clinic treats Isla Bonita kids
San Pedro Sun - ‎4 minutes ago‎
“It is something good for us to do,” commented Dr. Buelow, “when we return home we have a feeling of warmth and it does not come from Belize's tropical ...

SP Lions Club in action
San Pedro Sun - ‎4 minutes ago‎
... two Round Trip tickets courtesy of San Pedro Belize Express, Round trip to Belize City courtesy of Maya Island Air, Gift courtesy of Castillo's Hardware ...

San Mateo empowerment project under way
San Pedro Sun - ‎4 minutes ago‎
UOM students had arrived in Belize as part of their Education, Health and Child Welfare Class. Their class took them to the San Mateo Subdivision where upon ...

Library offers Children Computer Course
San Pedro Sun - ‎5 minutes ago‎
Last week, the San Pedro Library Computer Class concluded a 12 week introduction to computers course, instructed by volunteer Michael Song and covering the ...

It's going to get worse!
Amandala -- ‎2/12/10‎
Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Dean Barrow declared at his last press conference for 2009 that Belize was experiencing a recession. ...

Two years later, no national oil company
Amandala - ‎2/12/10‎
Barrow indicated that the 10% equity that Government owns in the producing oil field of Belize Natural Energy “should be administered by a national oil ...

One of “Belize's most wanted,” Gary Seawell, 33, captured in Esperanza
Amandala - ‎2/12/10‎
Police, accompanied by a detachment of Belize Defence Force (BDF) soldiers, moved in on the farmhouse, nestled deep inside the greenery and captured the ...

Inflation down 7%
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/12/10‎
The rate of inflation in Belize is down 7%, from 6.2% in 2008 to -1.1% in 2009, the lowest it's ever been in 10 years. ...

Independent expert suggests 17% water rate increase
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/12/10‎
He has served as an independent expert in Belize in 2004 and '05. Dr. Hern also directed a team of engineers and economists to conduct the first full tariff ...

Fugitive, grenade and guns seized
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/12/10‎
Police on anti drug operations with the Belize Defence Force in the Cayo District have seized a British made hand grenade, ...

G20 sanctions not on, PM says
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/12/10‎
Belize is in full compliance with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) guidelines on Tax Information sharing Agreements (TIAs), ...

Not in Belize! No refuge for fugitives
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/12/10‎
John Walsh and the America's Most Wanted crew are currently shooting in Belize for an episode that will highlight the global reach of the AMW manhunt. ...

American fugitive captured in Belize
The Reporter Belize  - ‎2/12/10‎
Belize Police who were surprized that he was captured in Punta Gorda could not say how long he had been in town. His capture came as a result of a tip from ...

Guatemalan gunmen hijack $350000 government owned grader
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/12/10‎
It was a well-planned operation by people who knew about the network of roads in Western Belize. Reports say the hijackers arrived around midday in a grey ...

May 12 is Census Day
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/12/10‎
The Statistical Institute of Belize has held a national census every 10 years since 1960; the slogan for this year's census is “It's 2010, ...

Not sure - too early to tell
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/12/10‎
This week Scotiabank in Belize announced that it has reduced interest rates from 16 percent to 14 percent on business loans to ...

Sticky fingers at Citco made off with $60000 of taxpayers' money
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/12/10‎
Belize City Council officials have reported $60000 in missing revenues and City police have detained three persons, ...

2/11/10

Hard times for Belize; PM pleads for understanding
Caribbean360.com - ‎2/11/10‎
BELMOPAN, Belize, February 12, 2010 – Belize Prime Minister Dean Barrow says the coming financial year will be the hardest his United Democratic Party (UDP) ...

Sanford Children's Clinic in Belize gets help
Sioux Falls Argus Leader - ‎2/11/10‎
New funding by the Belize Healthcare Charitable Trust is accelerating building plans for Sanford Children's Clinic in Belize City, Belize. ...

Belize PM Urges Caution on Guatemala Border Tensions
Belizean (blog) - ‎2/11/10‎
By The Founder on February 12, 2010 4:37 AM | Permalink Belmopan, Belize 11 February (Belizean.com) The Prime Minister of Belize Hon. ...

New Call Center Opening
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/11/10‎
A new call center will open in Belize in April. It will be called Clear Call Belize Limited – a joint venture with Marketlinkx Direct Incorporated. ...

Record 5 Cruise Ships Dock in Belize
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/11/10‎
5 cruise ships docked in Belize this morning – bringing with them about 12000 passengers. It was more good news for the cruise sector in which arrivals grew ...

2010 Census Launched
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/11/10‎
It will enlist a staff of 750 interviewers to go into tens of thousands of households in every corner of Belize even if they have to get there on horseback. ...

Miracle Surgery for Lionsford Reyes
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/11/10‎
Four month old Lionsford Reyes was desperately in need of a life saving surgery that could not be performed in Belize. Today the infant's aunt Carol Smith ...

San Pedro Town Councillor Under Scrutiny
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/11/10‎
Additional reports to us are Alamilla also has questions to answer about some checks he allegedly wrote to a hardware store in San Pedro from a Belize Bank ...

New Land Division Guidelines
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/11/10‎
When we heard about “a training workshop to review the Draft Belize Land Subdivision Guidelines” – it sounded about as interesting as watching grass grow! ...

Hope, the Harpy Eagle Spotted in Belmopan
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/11/10‎
Sharon Matola of the Belize Zoo today sounded a warning not to harm this bird if it is seen in the valley of peace of Belmopan areas. ...

Dara's Barrel-Full
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/11/10‎
So we have a beautiful set of people in Belize who really want to help. This country is a loving set of people for real because when I went to check the ...

BNTU PRESIDENT MAINTAINS THAT THE GOVERNMENT REFUSES TO MEET WITH THEM
LoveFM - ‎2/11/10‎
A handful of executives from the Belize National Teachers Union stood outside the Assembly Building this morning while their leaders met with government ...

BELIZE CITY MAN REPORTS HIS VEHICLE MISSING
LoveFM - ‎2/11/10‎
According to police reports, Belize City resident Lawrence Lopez reported that between 6:00 pm yesterday and 7:30am today, someone drove off with his 1990 ...

CENTRAL AMERICAN COUNTRIES COLLABORATE TO PROTECT CARIBBEAN LOBSTER
LoveFM - ‎2/11/10‎
For the first time a closed season for the Caribbean lobster will be simultaneously implemented in Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and ...

BDF CONFIRMS, RECOVERED HIGH POWERED RIFFLE IS THEIRS
LoveFM - ‎2/11/10‎
The Belize Defense Force is simultaneously conducting a court of inquiry into the matter in which they investigate how the M4 went missing and how they can ...

AGREEMENT FAST TRACKS INTERNATIONAL PEDIATRIC CLINIC CONSTRUCTION IN BELIZE
LoveFM - ‎2/11/10‎
Eight months after the prestigious South Dakota based Sanford World Clinics announced plans to open its first international children's clinic in Belize, ...

Record number of schools for Belize City...
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/11/10‎
The 2010 Belize City Primary Schools Softball Competition is scheduled to commence on Monday February 15, 2010, at Rogers Stadium, the home of softball in ...

BSI employee dies after being scalded with hot water
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/11/10‎
It has not been since 2002 that a Country Poverty Assessment (CPA) has been conducted in Belize. There may well be a good reason why the People's United ...

Scholarships Available for Women with Entrepreneurial Aspirations
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/11/10‎
It has not been since 2002 that a Country Poverty Assessment (CPA) has been conducted in Belize. There may well be a good reason why the People's United ...

15th Annual Digicell Valentine Cycling C...
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/11/10‎
The race is organized by the Belize Cycling Association and BTL/DigiCell under the regulations of the International Cycling Union. the Western Highway where ...

This Week In Belmopan
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/11/10‎
It has not been since 2002 that a Country Poverty Assessment (CPA) has been conducted in Belize. There may well be a good reason why the People's United ...

Another US fugitive captured in Belize
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/11/10‎
It has not been since 2002 that a Country Poverty Assessment (CPA) has been conducted in Belize. There may well be a good reason why the People's United ...

Niccanor Fermin Charged with Sex Crimes ...
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/11/10‎
It has not been since 2002 that a Country Poverty Assessment (CPA) has been conducted in Belize. There may well be a good reason why the People's United ...

Gary Seawell captured and weapons arsenal seized
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/11/10‎
The money laundering charge was for allegedly transferring more than US$1 million of their profits to Belize via wire transfer. ...

First time ever culinarians certified
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/11/10‎
Ten culinarians were certified on Wednesday February 3 as the Belize Tourism Board and the Organization of American States presided over the distribution of ...

Belize Elementary girls and Grace Primary boys are Belize City Primary Schools ...
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/11/10‎
It has not been since 2002 that a Country Poverty Assessment (CPA) has been conducted in Belize. There may well be a good reason why the People's United ...

America's Most Wanted visits Belize
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/11/10‎
John Walsh, the host of the Fox Network Show America's Most Wanted, is in Belize this week shooting an episode of his long running reality television show. ...

All roads lead to the Belize City Centre for National Primary Schools ...
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/11/10‎
It has not been since 2002 that a Country Poverty Assessment (CPA) has been conducted in Belize. There may well be a good reason why the People's United ...

Sisters Gone Wild- Sharae charged, Sharn...
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/11/10‎
It has not been since 2002 that a Country Poverty Assessment (CPA) has been conducted in Belize. There may well be a good reason why the People's United ...

Youths Arrested for Deadly Shooting on C...
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/11/10‎
On Friday afternoon, police escorted 21-year-old Phillip Wallace of #7259 Reggae Street and 17-year-year-old Austin Underwood to the Belize City ...

Arthur Young and Abraham Leslie Charged ...
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/11/10‎
It has not been since 2002 that a Country Poverty Assessment (CPA) has been conducted in Belize. There may well be a good reason why the People's United ...

Central American Games postponed until early April
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/11/10‎
In speaking to Mr. Hilly Martinez, Secretary General of the Belize Olympic and Commonwealth Games Association and a delegate to the Congress, he said, ...

2/10/10

Gary Seawell Slapped with 13 Charges
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎8 hours ago‎
“Certainly it is a plus for our department because as you are aware of the grenade issues particularly in Belize City so any type of weapons that we take ...

City Council Cracks Down on Butane Companies
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎8 hours ago‎
The Belize Trade Licensing Board discussed the difficulties today. Five months after an inspection of LPG Distributors within Belize City limits today the ...

PM Barrow Defends Decision to Retain Ex-Wife Lois Young
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎8 hours ago‎
The Prime minister also spoke about his ex-wife Lois Young, who's the attorney of first choice for government on its many court cases in Belize and now in ...

Valerie Coombs Tells Story to ABC
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎8 hours ago‎
Somewhat similar to Yolanda Schackron who's been using the media in Belize to bring pressure on police to make an arrest in the killing of her nephew Chris ...

Janay Will Need A Miracle to Walk Again
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎8 hours ago‎
Dr. Cervantes says while young Janay has since been transferred from the Intensive Care Unit to the general ward at Belize Healthcare Partners Limited but ...

Gary Seawell Faces Extradition to the USA
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎8 hours ago‎
And while Sewell has been charged for 11 criminal offences by Belize Ppolice whose property is he? Commissioner of Police Crispin Jeffries today confirmed ...

Seleni Matus Appointed BTB Director
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎8 hours ago‎
For the first time in over a decade the Belize Tourism Board will have a new director. She is Seleni Matus, a Belizean living in the United States who's ...

Hazardous Waste Turns Up at City Dump
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎8 hours ago‎
Four bags of medical waste were found at the Belize City dump this morning. It is news because it was a major public health hazard since medical waste ...

21 Passengers on Cuban Flight Denied Entry to Belize
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎8 hours ago‎
The flight between Havana Cuba and Belize; it comes every Wednesday –and it seems that all too frequently there are issues with a few of the passengers who ...

Barrow Defends Decision to Not Touch BNE Contract
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎8 hours ago‎
Last week on this newscast – Prime Minister Dean Barrow made it clear that he won't even entertain the idea of nationalizing Belize Natural Energy. ...

PM Dean Barrow Warns of Hard Times Ahead
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎8 hours ago‎
... Prime Minister discussed a number of subjects from why he won't nationalize BNE to the worrying prospect of unease along Belize's southern border with ...

PM Barrow Comments on Unease at the Border
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎8 hours ago‎
At today's press briefing, Barrow was also asked about the reports on un-ease along Belize's border particularly at Sarstoon Island which is at the mouth of ...

PM BARROW HOSTS FIRST QUARTERLY CONFERENCE FOR 2010
LoveFM - ‎12 hours ago‎
It is no secret that for the better part of the last two years Belize, like other countries around the world, has been feeling the effects of the global ...

STATISTICAL INSTITUTE LAUNCHES 2010 POPULATION CENSUS
LoveFM - ‎12 hours ago‎
The Statistical Institute of Belize launched the 2010 Population and Housing Census this morning at the Radisson Fort George Hotel and Marina. ...

AUTHORITIES DISCUSS SAFETY IN BUTANE GAS INDUSTRY
LoveFM - ‎12 hours ago‎
This morning the Belize City Council held a press conference to address safety issues relating to Liquid Petroleum Gas or as it is commonly known, ...

GARY SEAWELL APPEARS IN MAGISTRATE'S COURT
LoveFM - ‎12 hours ago‎
... is a wanted man in the US for drug related offenses, Commissioner Jeffries said that Seawell will be facing the full extent of the law here in Belize. ...

PM BARROW SPEAKS ON AGREEMENT WITH BNE
LoveFM - ‎12 hours ago‎
The current terms of the Production Sharing Agreement between Belize Natural Energy Limited and GOB have been nothing short of controversial. ...

Jose Cruz, dialysis advocate, reaches $15000 target; goes to Guatemala tonight ...
Amandala - ‎21 hours ago‎
Today, they were helped on their way by a donation of $5000 from the Belize City Council and Belize Waste Control (BWC), handed over at City Hall this ...

Prime Minister on Prensa Libre report: “(We can't) succumb to provocation”
Amandala - ‎21 hours ago‎
The allegations in last Wednesday's Prensa Libre that soldiers of the Belize Defence Force (BDF) have been harassing and threatening villagers in the ...

Sir Andie “bex” with Hattieville police
Amandala - ‎21 hours ago‎
Mr. Anderson's story: “I left Belize City … about 11:00 in my red 1989 GMC pickup. When I passed the police checkpoint at Mile 4, policemen were in the ...

Belize will avoid G20 sanctions over tax agreements: PM Barrow
Amandala - ‎21 hours ago‎
Amid threats of Belize facing economic sanctions imposed by the G20, a powerful alliance of developed states, Belize Prime Minister Dean Barrow has gone on ...

Prime Minister reviews first two years in office
Amandala - ‎21 hours ago‎
On Wednesday afternoon, following an event hosted by the Belize Tourism Board (BTB) at the Institute for Technical and Vocational Education and Training ...

Barrow says “no!”
Amandala - ‎21 hours ago‎
President of the Belize National Teachers Union (BNTU) Jaime Panti told Amandala Monday that the situation is urgent, because the cost of living has risen ...

Barrow says no BNE investigation
Amandala - ‎21 hours ago‎
Prime Minister Dean Barrow remains uncommitted to reviewing the contract the Government of Belize has with Belize Natural Energy, and he told our newspaper ...

2/9/10

Janay Moguel Transferred to General Ward
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/9/10‎
It has been just over a week now that seven year old Janay Moguel has been hospitalized at Belize Healthcare Partners Limited where she has been undergoing ...

Transport Dept. Employee Charged for Fondling 5 Year Old Girl
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/9/10‎
He was denied bail and is tonight on remand at the Belize Central Prison and that is where he will remain until his next court appearance on February ...

Windows to Melody Sanchez Wolfe's Soul
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/9/10‎
... this exhibition the focus are on the eyes, the windows to the soul and that just happens to be the title of the artist second solo show in Belize City. ...

Warm Up to the Cross Country
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/9/10‎
The first 50% of the race I would say is all about hills, what we call hills in Belize, and it normally separates the race early. ...

Fugitive Gary Seawell Busted in Esperanza with Grenade & Assault Rifles
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/9/10‎
At the time the house was occupied by Gary Gordon Seawell, a 33 year old, entrepreneur of Ladyville, along with his common law wife Tanisha Ayuso of Belize ...

THIRD SEAWELL BROTHER CAPTURED
LoveFM - ‎2/9/10‎
... by one Garry Gordon Seawell, he is a thirty three year old entrepreneur of Ladyville, and his common-law-wife Tanisha Ayuso, a domestic of Belize City. ...

INDEPENDENT EXPERT RECOMMENDS 17 PERCENT INCREASE IN WATER RATES
LoveFM - ‎2/9/10‎
... received the report of Dr. Richard Hern, the Independent Expert in the on-going Full Tariff Review Proceeding for Belize Water Services Limited. ...

LAND CONSULTANT AND SURVEYORS ATTEND REFRESHER COURSE
LoveFM - ‎2/9/10‎
A training workshop to review the Draft Belize Land Subdivision Guidelines was held today at the George Price Centre in Belmopan. ...

Suspect in 1995 slaying arrested in Belize
Boston Globe - ‎2/9/10‎
A man wanted for allegedly committing a 14-year-old murder in Roxbury has been arrested in Belize, Central America, ...

"Drunk" Bats Fly Right--Discovery Surprises Scientists
National Geographic - ‎2/9/10‎
In April 2009 Fenton and colleagues caught 106 bats representing six different species in northern Belize. The team gave the bats either sugar water or ...

Senior Tory clears Lord Ashcroft tax mystery … or does he?
The Guardian - ‎2/9/10‎
Accounts from 2008-09 show the firm received $300000 (£181000) in consultancy fees from BCB Holdings, another Ashcroft company based in Belize. ...

2/8/10

POLICE AND BDF CONDUCT MAJOR MARIJUANA ERADICATION OPERATIONS
LoveFM - ‎2/8/10‎
The Ministry of National Security today announced that the Belize Defense Force in support of the police department has conducted major marijuana ...

PRIME MINISTER COMMENTS ON THREATENED SANCTIONS FROM G-20 COUNTRIES
LoveFM - ‎2/8/10‎
The headlines in the international media are dramatic: Belize faces prospect of G-20 sanctions over tax information. The reason for the threatened sanctions ...

BODY FOUND ON THE SOUTHERN HIGHWAY
LoveFM - ‎2/8/10‎
Independence Police have launched an investigation into the death of one man who was found dead and badly decomposed. The body was found yesterday off the ...

NEIGHBOR ALLEGEDLY PULLS GUN ON NEIGHBOR
LoveFM - ‎2/8/10‎
21-year-old Tiffara Waight, a house wife of Belize City, who allegedly pointed a firearm at her neighbour, 46-year-old Bernadette Eqwuatu, was charged with ...

MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO GUN CHARGES
LoveFM - ‎2/8/10‎
27-year-old Marlon Usher, a construction worker of Belize City, pleaded guilty to keeping a firearm and ammunition without a gun license when he appeared ...

POLICE DETAIN ONE PERSON IN CONNECTION WITH ORANGE WALK MURDER
LoveFM - ‎2/8/10‎
Police have 3 people in custody for questioning including Moguel's son and two Belize City youths, one of whom is a minor.

JOSE CRUZ LEAVES FOR GUATEMALA
LoveFM - ‎2/8/10‎
A five thousand dollars cheque was presented to Jose Cruz this morning by the Belize City Council and Belize Waste Control. The money alloed Cruz to travel ...

ANOTHER STUDENT RECOGNIZED FOR DOING THE RIGHT THING
LoveFM - ‎2/8/10‎
The Police Department presented another student with the Do the Right Thing Award this morning at the Gwen Lizaraga High School. Receiving the award for the ...

Arsonists Leave Bernadine Cattouse Homeless
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/8/10‎
The family has received some assistance from the National Emergency Management Organization's team in Belize City. “Well they gave me two mattresses for me ...

Chinese Business Owner Shot
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/8/10‎
Forty two year old Rong Ju Kong and her husband forty five year old Song Qing Gu left mainland china for a better life in Belize. They have been working ...

Police Detain Son of Murdered Orange Walk Shopkeeper
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/8/10‎
53 Year old Baldemar Moguel was executed in Orange Walk Town on Thursday night and the ruthless killing of this well known shop-keeper has truly stunned the ...

Thiffara Waight Remanded for Aggravated Assault
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/8/10‎
21 year old Thiffara Waight is in jail tonight, accused of threatening her neighbour on Fairweather Street with a gun. That neighbour is 46 year old ...

BDF Destroyed Almost a Ton of Marijuana in January
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/8/10‎
If you live in Belize City, you see the BDF everyday guarding your corner and patrolling your street – and we know that they are also on the Western border ...

Gilroy Arnold's Doing The Right Thing
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/8/10‎
As I say when you look at the south side of Belize City it is not a good sight.” “How do you feel to have won the award for January? ...

Tarrell's Progress & Setbacks
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/8/10‎
With the help of benefactors including the US-based Compassionate Hearts Alliance he left Belize on January 27th. It's been almost two weeks since, ...

Grisly Murder in the South
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/8/10‎
Police have no substantial leads in a grisly murder in Southern Belize. On Saturday police – acting on information – went out to an area off the Southern ...

Marlon Usher Cops to Firearm and Ammunition Possession
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/8/10‎
A 27 year old who was caught with a gun on Friday is in jail tonight, not on remand – instead he's serving a sentence for keeping a firearm and ammunition ...

Waste Control Donates $5000 to Jose Cruz
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/8/10‎
We contacted Miss Rita Griffith and Tony Griffith from Belize Waste Control to ask for a contribution to assist in Fudge's surgery. ...

Lord Ashcroft: does he pay tax in Britain?
The Guardian - ‎2/8/10‎
Ashcroft, a deputy chairman of the party, was granted a seat in the Lords in March 2000 after promising to return to the UK from his home in Belize and pay ...

Murder conviction rate dismal—available figures say 7%
Amandala - ‎2/8/10‎
Information that Amandala has obtained from the Police Department and the Kolbe Foundation (which manages the Belize Central Prison) signals a persistent ...

Darrel Williams' family pulls the plug
Amandala - ‎2/8/10‎
Moguel is still hospitalized at Belize Health Care Partners, where she is undergoing intensive treatment. But doctors there said that there is a possibility ...

More tax, same bite
Amandala - ‎2/8/10‎
Ironically, it turns out, however, that the Government and people of Belize are still getting the same cut of gross revenues as they were receiving before ...

17 companies contracted to look for oil in Belize
Amandala - ‎2/8/10‎
Most of Belize's 8867 square miles of territory and much of the waters offshore have been parceled out in petroleum contracts (concessions) to 17 different ...

“We were screwed!” says BNE oil investor of Ireland
Amandala - ‎2/8/10‎
The situation with Belize Natural Energy (BNE) is no exception, as the $600 million plus, which the company has earned in revenues since it struck oil in ...

Brazen Guate thieves steal $350000 Works grader
Amandala - ‎2/8/10‎
As soon as Arthurs reported the theft to Henderson, Henderson went to the scene, and requested assistance from the Belize Defence Force (BDF), ...

CHx, partner of BNE, serves GOB with arbitration letter
Amandala - ‎2/8/10‎
Amandala has confirmed that CHx Belize LP and its partner, West Bay Belize Limited, are challenging the Government of Belize over a recent decision not to ...

2/5/10

America's Most Wanted films in San Pedro
San Pedro Sun - ‎2/5/10‎
Indeed, it was the host of America's Most Wanted (AMW), John Walsh and crew, filming in San Pedro as part of a show on Belize. AMW is viewed in 45 countries ...

DOE descends on Coco Beach Resort and halts construction
San Pedro Sun - ‎2/5/10‎
The letter continues to state that construction violates the Environmental Protection Act Chapter 328 of the Laws of Belize and the Amended Environmental ...

Rewards posted for animal eradication
San Pedro Sun - ‎2/5/10‎
However, he did state that Belize does not have the proper equipment to determine the cause of death of the fish. Without a proper determination as to the ...

SP Mayor and Liquor License Board under scrutiny
San Pedro Sun - ‎2/5/10‎
Other members include Ramon Calderon, Severito Guerrero Jr., George Paz, Roberto Canul and a representative from the Police, Health and Fire Departments ...

BEL'S CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER RESPONDS TO RECENT COURT ACTION BY PUC
LoveFM - ‎2/5/10‎
The Public Utilities Commission and Belize Electricity Limited have since 2008 been engaged in a drawn out dispute over rate increase. ...

MISS DAWG 2010 “AIN'T SHHE SWEET”
Kilgore News Herald - ‎2/5/10‎
... Grayson “Gracy Lu Freebush”Armontroutt, Jake“La'K'naisha Koolaid” Pierce, Shadow“Shadella” Stokes, the sultry dance of Eric “BayBay Belize” and Landon ...

GOB RESPONDS TO BNTU PRESS CONFERENCE
LoveFM - ‎2/5/10‎
On Wednesday President of the Belize National Teachers Union Jaime Panti issued an ultimatum to the Government of Belize regarding the Collective Bargaining ...

BELIZE CITY MAN CHARGED WITH CARNAL KNOWLEDGE
LoveFM - ‎2/5/10‎
Thirty eight year old Niccanor Fermin, a fisherman of Meighan Avenue who allegedly had sex with a girl when she was nine and when she was fourteen, ...

PHILLIP WALLACE CHARGED FOR MONDAY NIGHT MURDER
LoveFM - ‎2/5/10‎
21-year-old Phillip Wallace and a 17 year old boy have been charged in connection with a shooting incident which occurred on Monday night February 1st in ...

Education Minister Faber Responds to BNTU Ultimatum
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/5/10‎
Earlier this week the Belize National Teachers' Union held a press conference to – among other things – demand a pay raise. Today we got a response on that ...

Valerie Coombs Lashes Out Against Belize on ABC
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/5/10‎
Jason Coombs lived and worked in Belize. His murder has made headlines there. “Pre-Con owner gunned down. Businessman gunned down. ...

Janay's Condition Now Stable
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/5/10‎
The seven year old Standard One student is still in the intensive care unit at the Belize Healthcare Partners Limited tonight where the news is not at all ...

MOE Signs Exchange Agreement with Bridgewater State University
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/5/10‎
The courses will be offered on site in Belize In August, Bridgewater State will accept 5 Belizean students in the program. And in exchange in January of ...

Businessman Executed in Sugar City
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/5/10‎
“It frightened me because according to what I heard it is not boys from Orange Walk, it is boys from Belize City.” “We never thought this would happen to us ...

Logistics Worked Out for Anvil Point
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/5/10‎
Chairman of the Port of Belize Limited Luke Espat would only say that his people ironed out any misunderstandings and the vessel has been offloaded at the ...

Ambassador of Hip-Hop in Belize
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/5/10‎
And what does all that have to do with a globe trotting American rapper who is in Belize? A whole lot if that rapper is George Martinez known as "RITHM". ...

Phillip Wallace Charged for Murder & Shooting Janay Moguel
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/5/10‎
Well, Belize City police did say following the Central American shooting spree on Central American Boulevard on Monday evening that they knew who fired the ...

Fisherman Charged for Carnal Knowledge
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/5/10‎
There is no statute of limitations on carnal knowledge and that was proven today in Belize City Magistrate's Court. Court reports are that the accused a ...

BNTU demands pay raise
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/5/10‎
Belize National Teachers Union president Jaime Panti has issued an ultimatum to the government to urgently address ...

City Council Audit a mess!
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/5/10‎
A review of the Belize City Council's books revealed many accounting practices and loopholes lending themselves to financial misappropriation, ...

Port of Belize granted injunction
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/5/10‎
The Supreme Court has granted an injunction filed by Port of Belize Limited to stop the Port Authority, Caribbean Shipping ...

Galvez family accuses police cover-up
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/5/10‎
... loved ones to demonstrate their demand for justice against police corruption, by putting up the Belize flag on their homes, vehicles and businesses. ...

BDF Assault rifle stolen from guardroom
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/5/10‎
Over three weeks after a 5.56mm calibre M4 assault rifle was reported stolen from the Belize Defense Force guardroom on ...

CEMO discusses disaster response
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/5/10‎
The Belize City Emergency Committee Organization (CEMO) examined ways to improve the City's emergency response to ...

SIF helps Gracie Rock tap into Tourism
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/5/10‎
Gracie Rock is a small scenic village located on the banks of the Sibun River near the Pecarry Hills of Belize; its 250 inhabitants have traditionally ...

Belize Police Department benefits from Community Policing Training
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/5/10‎
Belize police officers' recent training in Community Policing will now have wider impact throughout the Belize Police ...

Two men charged with failure to declare money
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/5/10‎
Within a 24 hour period, the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) along with the Belize Police Department and Custom's ...

Dean Fuller's Preliminary Inquiry set fro March 26
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/5/10‎
The Belize City Magistrate Court has ordered a preliminary Inquiry into the money laundering case involving Dean Fuller ...

Sailor missing, believed to be dead
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/5/10‎
The Belize Defence Force along with the National Coast Guard, the Fisheries Department, Toledo Institute for Development and the Environment (TIDE) and ...

UB host Boarding meeting of Erasmus Mundus lot 10
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/5/10‎
She did her Master's Degree in Berlin in 2008 and returned to Belize last December. She said, “It was a full and challenging experience. ...

Western Union inaugurates new location
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/5/10‎
Money transfer giant, the Western Union of Belize inaugurated its new location at Coney Drive Business Plaza, at 4792 Coney ...

DOE salvages Great Escape's fuel
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/5/10‎
The yacht's captain and owner is an American national Albert Barscroft, who was leaving Belize when he ran aground. He was allowed to leave the country for ...

Mexico implements Gamma Ray Screening
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/5/10‎
Buses, cargo containers and trucks from Belize are no longer allowed to enter Mexico during the weekends as all vehicles ...

Not sure - too early to tell
The Reporter Belize - ‎2/5/10‎
We need the commercial banks to show their goodwill, their solidarity with Belize and her people, and bring down their rates. Banks need to reduce their ...

2/4/10

Anvil Point Still Unable to Offload Cargo
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/4/10‎
The British Military supply vessel, the Anvil Point is still docked in the waters of the coast of Belize City and the Supreme Court injunction still stands ...

PM Dean Barrow Comments on Poverty Assessment...
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/4/10‎
According to the 2009 Country Poverty Assessment, more Belizeans are poor than ever before or at least when compared to 2002. The figures released last week ...

Caye Caulker Cop Charged for Sexually Assaulting Underage Tourist
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/4/10‎
The child's mother said the constable abused his authority in directing the child to go behind the bar. She told us they have been visiting Belize for two ...

Master's Degree Opportunities at Erasmus Mundus Universities
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/4/10‎
From February third to the fifth the University of Belize hosted the board meeting of officials of the European Commission and representatives of fifteen ...

PUC Charges BEL Criminally
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/4/10‎
The Public Utilities Commission has brought criminal charges against Belize Electricity Limited. That's right criminal charges against your power provider. ...

Belizeans Chefs Graduate As Certified Culinarians
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/4/10‎
Yesterday they officially became certified culinarians at a graduation ceremony at the ITVET in Belize City. The Prime Minister was there and so was 7News. ...

Court Day Set in Switzerland for National Basketball Team
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/4/10‎
The case of Belize's national men's senior basketball team is going before the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne Switzerland at 2:00 in the ...

The Moment Janay Got Shot
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/4/10‎
And now, his precious seven year old grand-daughter Janay Moguel is in the Intensive Care Unit at Belize Healthcare Partners Limited. ...

PRIME MINISTER SAYS HE HAS FULL CONFIDENCE IN POLICE COMMISSIONER
LoveFM - ‎2/4/10‎
The crime situation in Belize continues to be a growing concern for residents all over the country; but particularly in Belize City. ...

OPPOSITION LEADER WEIGHS IN ON POVERTY ASSESSMENT REPORT
LoveFM - ‎2/4/10‎
We were doing the necessary investments in Belize to start to turn things around. We grew the economy; jobs started to increase; more and more Belizeans ...

MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO OBTAINING PROPERTY BY DECEPTION
LoveFM - ‎2/4/10‎
On September 3, 2009 Noralez wernt to Belize Bank and cashed the cheque which was in the name of Phillip Zuniga. After Noralez left with the money Fonseca ...

MATH OLYMPIAD BACK FOR 2010 ROUND OF COMPETITION
LoveFM - ‎2/4/10‎
The fourth annual Belize Math Olympiad began yesterday with the Southern Regional Finals. As was the case last year, the students of Stann Creek Ecumenical ...

ERASMUS MUNDUS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM TO BENEFIT MANY BELIZEANS
LoveFM - ‎2/4/10‎
The University of Belize joined the consortium of Africa, Caribbean and Pacific countries two years ago and since then has secured nine scholarships for its ...

BELMOPAN POLICE INVESTIGATE NUMBER OF ROBBERIES
LoveFM - ‎2/4/10‎
That same day John Emmanuel, a mechanic of Belize City, reported that he locked his tool room on Monday evening and when he returned the following morning ...

WORLD CANCER DAY OBSERVED
LoveFM - ‎2/4/10‎
Today the Belize Cancer Society joins the world in celebrating World Cancer Day. World Cancer Day is observed each year on February 4th to raise awareness ...

CITRUS GREENING PROJECTS GETS BOOST
LoveFM - ‎2/4/10‎
... impacts of Huanglongbing and the citrus greening disease in Belize and to help us to maintain the viability and the sustainability of the citrus sector. ...

Belize Delegation returns from Youth Con...
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/4/10‎
Joining Mr. Vellos on the Belize Delegation was Anita Zetina, Officer in Charge of UNICEF in Belize, Sherlene Tablada, youth representative of UNICEF and ...

Ministry of Education 2010
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/4/10‎
There are 1220 students on scholarships at the University of Belize and an additional two thousand nine hundred and fourteen are presently receiving ...

SIF hosts World Bank Workshops
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/4/10‎
The Social Investment Fund and its consultants responsible for the execution of the social assessment of the Belize Municipal Development Project(BMDP), ...

Umpires Association to reorganize
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/4/10‎
It has not been since 2002 that a Country Poverty Assessment (CPA) has been conducted in Belize. There may well be a good reason why the People's United ...

St. Martin's girls and Grace Primary boys are Belize District Basketball Champions
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/4/10‎
The 2009-2010 Belize District Primary Schools Basketball Championship came to an end on Tuesday February 2, 2010, at the Belize City Centre where the ...

2 Charged for Failure to declare Funds i...
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/4/10‎
Within a 24-hour period FIU, along with the Belize Police Department and Custom's personnel, have made two arrests for failure to declare money in excess of ...

15-year-old accused of killing tour guid...
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/4/10‎
It has not been since 2002 that a Country Poverty Assessment (CPA) has been conducted in Belize. There may well be a good reason why the People's United ...

Arrests in Keith Sambula's Murder
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/4/10‎
Police say the killers then attempted to conceal the crime by taking Sambula's body to the banks of the Belize River that runs through the village and ...

Dean Fuller's Money Laundering Case Se...
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/4/10‎
In June 2009, Dean Fuller, a well-known businessman of Belize City who is attached to Omni Networks, and Fultec was charged with the money laundering of ...

Super-bond Straps Budget
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/4/10‎
On February 20, the Government of Belize will be making a US$11877711.11 payment to service the Super-bond which it inherited from the PUP administration. ...

Cabinet Shuffle?
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/4/10‎
It has not been since 2002 that a Country Poverty Assessment (CPA) has been conducted in Belize. There may well be a good reason why the People's United ...

Thousands Missing - PUP Village Chairman...
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/4/10‎
On Monday, February 1, 40-year-old PUP Village Chairman, Walter Gillett, was charged in the Belize City Magistrate's Court with four counts of obtaining ...

PUC Charges BEL Criminally
The Guardian, Belize - ‎2/4/10‎
... Proceeding (FTRP) to the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) was read in Magistrate's Court today as the PUC took Belize Electricity Limited to court. ...

IPFW prof receives grant to explore lost city
fwdailynews.com - ‎2/4/10‎
In June 2009, Andres and Wrobel traveled to the Cayo District of Belize for their research project, the Caves Branch Archaeological Survey. ...

2/3/10

AMW On The Road
America's Most Wanted - ‎2/3/10‎
John Walsh and the AMW crew are currently shooting in Belize, in Central America, for an episode that will highlight the global reach of our manhunt. ...

Belize Rapper Shyne Denied Entry Into UK
Belizean (blog) - ‎2/3/10‎
By The Founder on February 4, 2010 5:31 AM | Permalink | Comments (0) Belmopan, Belize 3 February - Belize Rapper Shyne has reportedly been denied entry ...

PM Barrow Won't Touch BNE Contract
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/3/10‎
... Minister about another burning issue – the matter of oil and specifically the revenues that government has been collecting from Belize Natural Energy. ...

British Military Ship in Middle of War at Port of Belize
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/3/10‎
Tonight a British Military vessel called Anvil Point is anchored off the coast of Belize City awaiting further orders. The vessel is here with a shipment ...

BSI Burn Victim Succumbs
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/3/10‎
Long time employee of Belize Sugar Industries Edward Robinson, who received second degree burns to ninety percent of his body in an accident at the BSI ...

America's Most Wanted Films Episode in Belize
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/3/10‎
It made international headlines in December when American fugitive Robert Snyder was captured in Belize. It was big news because he was the subject of an ...

Teenager Charged for Glenstine Martinez Murder
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/3/10‎
In the presence of his mother, today a 15 year old boy was charged for Tuesday morning's murder of tour guide Glenstine Martinez. ...

Teacher's Union Gives GOB Ultimatum
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/3/10‎
The Belize National Teacher's Union held a press conference in Belize City this afternoon to make public their ultimatum to government about the collective ...

7 Year Old Shooting Victim Faces Paralysis
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/3/10‎
For the past two and half days Janay Moguel has been in the intensive care unit at Belize Healthcare Partners Limited – Jacqueline Godwin visited today and ...

Residents in San Pedro's Underbelly Need Help from GOB
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/3/10‎
Seeing a scene like this, you'd think it was the Collet or Port Loyola area in Belize City but this is San Pedro – the underbelly of La Isla Bonita. ...

BNTU DISCUSS PROPOSED CHANGES IN EDUCATION SYSTEM
LoveFM - ‎2/3/10‎
This afternoon at the BIM conference room in Belize City members of the Belize National Teachers Union convened a meeting of their own to address several ...

BNTU DISCUSS PROPOSED CHANGES IN EDUCATION SYSTEM
LoveFM - ‎2/3/10‎
This afternoon at the BIM conference room in Belize City members of the Belize National Teachers Union convened a meeting of their own to address several ...

UB TO HOST EDUCATION PRESS CONFERENCE
LoveFM - ‎2/3/10‎
Members of the European Commission are in Belize along with representatives from 14 universities from African, Caribbean and Pacific Countries. ...

SHOOTING VICTIM SUCCUMBS TO INJURIES
LoveFM - ‎2/3/10‎
A man who was among a group of four who was shot on Monday night in Belize City has died. According to police reports, nineteen year old Darrell Williams, ...

ANOTHER MAN APPEARS IN COURT AFTER FAILING TO DECLARE US CASH
LoveFM - ‎2/3/10‎
36-year-old businessman Wei Quan Zheng charged with failure to declare 23 thousand US dollars when leaving Belize with more than 10 thousand dollars in cash ...

INJURED BSI EMPLOYEE SUCCUMBS TO BURN INJURIES
LoveFM - ‎2/3/10‎
Robinson was first taken to the Northern Regional hospital for treatment, and was later transferred to the Belize Health Care Partners Hospital. ...

TEENAGER CHARGED WITH GLENSTEIN MARTINEZ'S MURDER
LoveFM - ‎2/3/10‎
No plea was taken from the boy when he was arraigned today in Belize Family Court. Magistrate Alberta Perez remanded him into custody at Boot Camp until ...

HOUSE DESTROYED BY FIRE
LoveFM - ‎2/3/10‎
A house was destroyed by fire early on Tuesday morning in Belize City. Police reports say the plycem building located on Haulze Street, was the property of ...

“Share the wealth!” COLA's message to GOB!
Amandala - ‎2/3/10‎
The group Citizens Organized for Liberty through Action (COLA) staged a street protest this morning organized around the Belize oil industry and the ...

Belizean buses can't cross Mexican border on weekends
Amandala - ‎2/3/10‎
... that our neighbor to the North, Mexico, had closed its borders without warning, today the Mexican Embassy in Belize stepped forward for clarification. ...

Kudos to officers Moody and Salam
Amandala - ‎2/3/10‎
On the night of December 16, 2009, two women friends and I were driving back from Belize City to Bullet Tree Falls when we experienced car trouble and had ...

From The Publisher
Amandala - ‎2/3/10‎
The day before, Monday, January 11, 2010, a grenade blast on Caesar Ridge Road in Yarborough essentially shattered a four-day-old truce between the Belize ...

As it was in the beginning …
Amandala - ‎2/3/10‎
The NIP offered six candidates and the UBAD Party three (Evan X Hyde, Ismail Omar Shabazz and the late Clifford Leslie) in an NIP/UBAD coalition for Belize ...

Sugar isn't so sweet right now!
Amandala - ‎2/3/10‎
The new $126 million bagasse cogeneration facility, Belize Cogeneration Energy Limited (BELCOGEN), sits atop Tower Hill in all its majesty — the realization ...

In Roaring Creek, a murder and a mysterious death
Amandala - ‎2/3/10‎
That day Ho told his wife that he wanted to take his youngest child to the Belize Zoo. Herrera said that she learned that Ho was dead from her second ...

7 shootings in 5 days - two dead!
Amandala - ‎2/3/10‎
The baby, condition unknown at this time, was later taken to the Belize Healthcare Partners. The grandfather, name unknown at this time, was treated and ...

Santa Teresa, Toledo, gets 20-year forestry license, said Chief Forest Officer
Amandala - ‎2/3/10‎
Sabido also revealed, “The Toledo District, next to the Cayo District, is arguably the District with the highest forest cover in Belize. ...

Neville “Tete” Thomas shot to death in home invasion
Amandala - ‎2/3/10‎
Neville Thomas, Jr., 53, of Orange and West Streets in Belize City, was a US Army veteran and devout Rastafarian who was not known to be involved in the ...

2/2/10

800 Gallons of Fuel Removed from Great Escape
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/2/10‎
The yacht's captain and owner American national Albert Barscroft was exiting Belize when he ran aground. He was allowed to leave the country for medical ...

Ralton Usher Executed with 2 Bullets to the Head
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/2/10‎
And while that killing happened early this morning, late last night there was another – also on Central American Boulevard. The victim was 31 year old ...

Duo Arrested for Roaring Creek Murder
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/2/10‎
... Creek on Friday night when an argument started. Sambula was chopped with a machete after which his killers tried to discard his body into the Belize River.

Teenager on Life Support After Wild Shooting
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/2/10‎
Two Belize City men were killed in the last 24 hours and the third to receive serious injury is a teenager and he's on life support. ...

Eyewitness: Police Officer Killed Chris Galvez
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/2/10‎
The witness has been in hiding since the murder but slipped into Belize City today and spoke to 7News. We distorted his face to conceal his identity but he ...

Belizean American Busted at PGIA with US$50000 in Undeclared Cash
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/2/10‎
On Monday McKoy appeared before the Belize City Magistrate's Court where he pleaded guilty to the charge of “failure to declare when entering Belize with ...

Yolanda Schakron In it for the Long Haul
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/2/10‎
Everybody in Belize Keith, everybody knows who killed my nephew Christopher Galvez but the Police refuses to act. We are working on a big banner of all the ...

6 People Shot in 12 Hours: 2 Dead, 1 on Life Support
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/2/10‎
So I am appealing to the Police Department to do something about the situation in Belize. What would it take for them to stop the crime in Belize, ...

The Staggering Spike in Gun Violence
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎2/2/10‎
In the 124 hours since Thursday afternoon – 13 people have been shot in Belize City – 3 of them fatally and the life of a fourth hangs precariously in the ...

MEN CHARGED FOR ROARING CREEK MURDER
LoveFM - ‎2/2/10‎
And regarding the murder of Keith Sambula over the weekend, Belmopan police have arrested and charged twenty seven year old Felipe Reyes and forty seven ...

ANOTHER BELIZE CITY MAN GUNNED DOWN
LoveFM - ‎2/2/10‎
The crime wave that has gripped Belize City since last Friday continued today. An early morning shooting on Central American Boulevard, has claimed the life ...

TWO SHOOTING INCIDENTS; ONE DEAD, FOUR INJURED
LoveFM - ‎2/2/10‎
A drive-by shooting late last night has claimed the life of a Belize City man. Thirty one year old Ralton Usher was fatally wounded, reportedly when shots ...

PHASE ONE OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT COMPLETE
LoveFM - ‎2/2/10‎
The project, financed by the European Union and GOB under the Belize Rural Development Program, has seen 22 projects implemented in the Belize and Corozal ...

BELIZEAN-AMERICAN CHARGED FOR FAILURE TO DECLARE A LARGE SUM OF MONEY
LoveFM - ‎2/2/10‎
The Customs Department also handed over McKoy when he entered Belize who entered Belize with the money via the Phillip Goldson International Airport. ...

BSI SAYS THERE IS NO SUGAR SHORTAGE
LoveFM - ‎2/2/10‎
The Belize Sugar Industries says there is no shortage of sugar on the local market. Recently, Love FM listeners have been calling into the morning show to ...

PNP TO HOST FUND RAISING EVENT TO AID HAITI
LoveFM - ‎2/2/10‎
And while it will be a real challenge for those of you who are interested in taking part, the funds raised will go directly to the Belize Red Cross to help ...

CANE FARMERS REMEMBER ANASTACIO GUTIERREZ
LoveFM - ‎2/2/10‎
Today both branches of the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association are closed to pay homage to a farmer who died fighting his cause. ...

Experts say invasive lionfish here to stay
The Tribune - ‎2/2/10‎
... is not the only country at risk, as lionfish have reached as far as Venezuela, with sightings all along the way in waters off Cuba, Jamaica and Belize. ...

2/1/10

Worse Feared for Man Missing at Sea
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎8 hours ago‎
The worse is feared for a man who is missing in the seas of Southern Belize. Two 33 year old's Devon Portillo and Karim Eiley went fishing in a 23 foot ...

COLA Takes its Fight to the Streets
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎8 hours ago‎
The Citizens Organized for Liberation through Action, COLA held their demonstration in Belize City on Saturday morning. It was viewed as an important litmus ...

Gang Warfare in Mesop: 1 Murder, 3 Shootings
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎8 hours ago‎
That is still being determined by the Belize City Crimes Investigation Branch but unconfirmed reports to 7News are that the homicide may have been triggered ...

Lok Bandhu Karki's World Tour
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎8 hours ago‎
But his target is 113 countries by 2013 so he is just passing through Belize. Karki stopped by our studios to tell us about his world tour. ...

Youth Ambassadors Return from Suriname
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎8 hours ago‎
Also on the trip were Belize's representative on the commission – Alberto Vellos along with Anita Zetina – the Officer in Charge of UNICEF in Belize along ...

PRIMARY SCHOOL STUDENT INJURED IN EARLY MORNING SHOOTING
LoveFM - ‎10 hours ago‎
An early morning shooting in Belize City has left one primary school student injured and another traumatized. A little after five o'clock this morning the ...

ANDRE CHO REPORTS ON GOVERNMENT EARNINGS FROM PETROLEUM EXPLORATION
LoveFM - ‎11 hours ago‎
The issue of oil has been in the news recently, with talk that government is not getting what it should from petroleum exploration and extraction in Belize. ...

Mexico Bans Belizean Buses on the Weekend
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎8 hours ago‎
Belizean buses are no longer allowed to enter Mexico during the weekends. According to the Mexican Embassy, as part of their modernization project – all ...

Kendra Madrill Pleads Guilty to Abusing 11 Year Old Cousin
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎8 hours ago‎
Twenty year old Kendra Madrill was today arraigned in Belize City Magistrate's Court, charged for the beating of her eleven year old cousin. ...

BELIZEAN BUS DRIVERS BLOCK THE NORTHERN BORDER
LoveFM - ‎12 hours ago‎
Belize bus operators are facing some inconveniences in travelling to the nearby Mexican city of Chetumal. Love News understands that since last week Tuesday ...

1/29/10

Prospects for Oil in Gallon Jug & Calla Creek
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎1/29/10‎
They drilled a well there, they didn't find any oil, they only found oil that is seeping up at the surface and how BNE came to Belize was because of the ...

BDF Turns 32
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎1/29/10‎
But, in this regard, Belize's military history is unique. Because of the threat from Guatemala, the Belize Defence Force was formed in 1978, ...

The Oil Revenue Breakdown
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎1/29/10‎
Also, the total revenue figure for BNE that he will quote is in US dollars, while ours have been converted to Belize dollars. We begin with his comments on ...

Hungry Monkey Sub Shop Opens on North Front Street
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎1/29/10‎
A new sub shop has opened in Belize City. It's the “Hungry Monkey” on North Front Street. It's new to Belize City but not to new to Belize because the first ...

MAN CHARGED FOR ATTMEPTING TO BURGLARIZE CUSTOMS DEPARTMENT
LoveFM - ‎1/29/10‎
29-year-old Jermaine Martinez, a security guard working at Belize Port Authority reported to Police that just before seven o'clock on Wednesday evening when ...

BELIZE DEFENCE FORCE CELEBRATES 32ND ANNIVERSARY
LoveFM - ‎1/29/10‎
“Thirty-two years ago a nation of people on its way to independence founded an army of men to protect what would later become Belize's territorial ...

TWO MEN INJURED IN SEPARATE SHOOTINGS
LoveFM - ‎1/29/10‎
Police reports say that Lopez was at a restaurant on Orange Street in Belize City around ten o'clock last night, when several gunshots were heard. ...

STUDENTS OF SOUTHERN BELIZE BENEFIT FROM SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
LoveFM - ‎1/29/10‎
A check for four thousand six hundred dollars has been handed over to the Possum Point Scholarship Fund. The check was handed over during brief ceremonies ...

BELIZE CITY EMERGENCY COMMITTEE MEETS
LoveFM - ‎1/29/10‎
The Belize City Emergency Committee Organization held its first meeting for 2010 this morning at City Hall. Many issues were brought up and discussed in an ...

Teen and Restaurant Customer Injured in Shootings
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎1/29/10‎
Two men were shot yesterday. The first shooting happened in the afternoon around 1:30 when 17 year old Lewis Kerr was in front of his home on Curassow ...

Shot Fired in Robbery Attempt at Tile Palace
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎1/29/10‎
A gunshot was fired but no one was hurt during a frightening armed robbery attempt this evening in Belize. It happened at the Tile Palace, located at the ...

Lancelot Longsworth Busted Burglarizing Customs Container
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎1/29/10‎
Court reports are that the accused was caught on his third attempt to break into a warehouse on the Port of Belize's compound. It happened around six fifty ...

Tarrell Sutherland heads to the US for specialist treatment
Amandala - ‎1/29/10‎
In November last year, the public was introduced to Tarrell Sutherland, via KREM Radio's Wake up Belize Morning Vibes. Tarrell is a four-year-old boy from ...

Saturday's statement in the streets
Amandala - ‎1/29/10‎
When Citizens Organized for Liberty through Action (COLA) begin to march on Saturday morning from Constitution Park in Belize City, there will be at least ...

From The Publisher
Amandala - ‎1/29/10‎
Most of 1970 was dominated by the “carryings on” of UBAD, and so the following year when Mr. Goldson was faced with the upcoming December 1971 Belize City ...

He kissed her, then shot her dead – why?
Amandala - ‎1/29/10‎
Last night, Thursday, Cruzito Nicolas Chan, 41, of Orange Walk Town, was fighting for his life at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital in Belize City, ...

“Liaad” Prensa Libre!
Amandala - ‎1/29/10‎
“The Guatemalan farmers who inhabit the adjacency zone (between Guatemala and Belize) said they live in distress due to the fact that the Belizeans enter at ...

Belize: Answers to your vacation FAQs
Budget Travel - ‎1/29/10‎
Here's a Q&A with Eric Wechter, the editor of Fodor's Belize, 4th edition. He's also the Belize expert for Fodor's 80 degrees initiative, an interactive ...

MOE's 2-year Report Card
The Reporter Belize - ‎1/29/10‎
The Ministry of Education (MOE) held a conference at the new ITVET campus on Freetown road on Thursday, January 28, ...

Almost half of all Belizeans considered poor
The Reporter Belize - ‎1/29/10‎
BY Adolph Lucas & Niall Gillett Poverty has spread over Belize like a cloud, and nearly one half of all Belizeans are considered poor, according to the ...

A section of concrete street and a new cemetery are among City Council plans ...
The Reporter Belize - ‎1/29/10‎
The Belize City Council was full of news when it convened its first town hall meeting for th e new year on the campus of ...

A section of concrete street and a new cemetery are among City Council plans ...
The Reporter Belize - ‎1/29/10‎
The Belize City Council was full of news when it convened its first town hall meeting for th e new year on the campus of ...

Texas trip offers hope for Tarell
The Reporter Belize - ‎1/29/10‎
Pitre founded the Alliance 12 years ago and now has an office in Belize City on Central American Boulevard at the My Father's House biuilding and another in ...

Caribbean Pride canoe wins Boom to Manatee Lodge race
The Reporter Belize - ‎1/29/10‎
The Belize Bank canoe paddled by six-time Ruta Maya champs Armin Lopez, Daniel Cruz and Amado Cruz were second in one hour 27 minutes and 59.09 seconds to ...

Privy council reserves judgement on Constitutional challenge over land rights
The Reporter Belize - ‎1/29/10‎
The Belize Constitution (Sixth Amendment) Bill2008 and the Referendum (Amendment) Bill 2008 have wound their way through the Supreme Court and the Court of ...

Cop charged with extortion and denied bail
The Reporter Belize - ‎1/29/10‎
That charge however was withdrawn by the court later that year. SC Myvett is due back before the Belize City Magistrate's Court on Thursday, January 28.

Legendary Parandero Paul Nabor, reaches 91
The Reporter Belize - ‎1/29/10‎
“He is a widely respected musical talent who has brought Belize and the soulful Paranda music of the Garinagu to the rest of the world”. ...

San pedro Shows the way! Curfew will keep youngsters in check
The Reporter Belize - ‎1/29/10‎
While police Commissioner Crispin Jefferies has been trying to convince people in Belize City that crime is on the wane, San Pedro Mayor Elsa Paz says crime ...

Not sure - too early to tell
The Reporter Belize - ‎1/29/10‎
RADIO KREM enjoys the freedom of the press which is guaranteed to all Belizeans by the Belize Constitution which provides for freedom of information. ...

1/28/10

Belize Conservation NGO Receives Rapid Response Facility Grant in Support of ...
UNESCO.org (press release) - ‎1/28/10‎
The latest World Heritage site to benefit from the Rapid Response Facility (RRF) is the Belize Barrier Reef System (BBRS). Recognized in large part for its ...

Ministry of Education Catalogues Accomplishments
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎1/28/10‎
It addressed many issues from the state of the economy to crime and the commitment that MOE's main client, the children of Belize will not be ignored and ...

The Truth About the Never Delay Oil Field
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎1/28/10‎
It disclosed previously unheard of details of Belize's oil industry as presented by Susan Morrice – a principal shareholder in Belize natural Energy. ...

PC John Myvette Released on Bail
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎1/28/10‎
Tonight 35 year old Special Constable John Myvett is out on bail. Myvette was charged on Monday for extortion and obtaining services by deception after he ...

Mother Convicted of Killing Her Two Year Old Child
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎1/28/10‎
Shiann White at the time of the incident falsely told Belize City police that her boyfriend Leon Lopez who is not the child's father was responsible. ...

MINISTER OF WORKS ON COUNTRYWIDE TOUR
LoveFM - ‎1/28/10‎
Love News also got an update on works conducted by the Ministry of Works in Belize City. “Last week we finished Orange Street, we finished Johnson Street, ...

EDUCATION OFFICIALS ANNOUNCE CHANGES TO EDUCATION SYSTEM
LoveFM - ‎1/28/10‎
A press conference was held this morning at the ITVET Building in Belize City during which senior managers within the Ministry of Education announced ...

UNIVERSITY OF BELIZE HOLDS SEXUAL HARASSMENT FORUM
LoveFM - ‎1/28/10‎
The University of Belize hosted a two-hour forum on the subject of sexual harassment in the workplace. Yesterday evening's event has been described as a ...

Belize City Primary Schools Basketball C...
The Guardian, Belize - ‎1/28/10‎
The 2009-2010 Belize City Primary Schools Basketball Competition will come to an end on Thursday January 28, 2010, at the Belize City Centre with the ...

FIU Director Speaks on Jewett's Guilty...
The Guardian, Belize - ‎1/28/10‎
... searched by police on Friday, January 15, and $120000 in US dollars; 4288 Euros; $5020 in Pesos; 225 Quetzales, and $23.37 in Belize currency was found. ...

Senior citizen murdered in his home
The Guardian, Belize - ‎1/28/10‎
William Neal lived in the United States from the 1960s to 2007 when he returned home to Belize. He was the father of eight children.

Shell's Susuki Vitara winner
The Guardian, Belize - ‎1/28/10‎
But it wasn't, and after he was assured that he had won the vehicle it took him a little over an hour to drive from Belmopan to Belize City. ...

Tarrell Sutherland Leaves for Texas
The Guardian, Belize - ‎1/28/10‎
Many made cash donations and Lee Mark Chang, President of the Belize Chinese Association, donated the plane tickets for her and Tarrell to leave the country ...

Green & Black's boss has "confidence" in Kraft takeover
just-food.com (subscription) - ‎1/28/10‎
The boss of Cadbury-owned Green & Black's today (28 January) revealed that Kraft Foods has issued a commitment to respect all the UK confectioner's ...

Police Act Quickly to Arrest 3 Ladyville...
The Guardian, Belize - ‎1/28/10‎
On Monday, January 25, all three accused men were escorted to the Belize City Magistrate's Court where they appeared before Chief Magistrate Margaret ...

The Only Way Forward
The Guardian, Belize - ‎1/28/10‎
It was the UDP government of 1984 to 1989 that formulated an arrangement enabling workers of Belize Sugar Industries Limited (BSI) to own as much as 82 ...

UDP: Taking Stock
The Guardian, Belize - ‎1/28/10‎
The United Democratic Party's National Party Council met on Saturday at a retreat at the Belize Elementary School Gymnasium to take stock of the party's ...

New Slaughterhouse Facility for River Va...
The Guardian, Belize - ‎1/28/10‎
Gone are the days when livestock farmers in the Belize River Valley slaughter their cattle under trees and on concrete slabs. That is thanks to a new state ...

Poverty Alleviation Efforts Continue
The Guardian, Belize - ‎1/28/10‎
In late 2008, Government of Belize launched a Country Poverty Assessment (CPA) project in an effort to develop effective policies to carry out poverty ...

Minister Elrington Attends Inauguration ...
The Guardian, Belize - ‎1/28/10‎
Wilfred Elrington, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, departed Belize for Honduras to attend the inauguration of President-elect Porfirio Lobo ...

From Skettledom - with malice towards so...
The Guardian, Belize - ‎1/28/10‎
There is no doubt in anyone's mind that Johnny is the weakest leader any of Belize's two major political parties has ever seen. No one has been more vocal ...

Written by Jamil Matar
The Guardian, Belize - ‎1/28/10‎
According to the official public release, the study on poverty levels in Belize covered a period of eight years, from 2002 to 2009 inclusive. ...

UDP proceeds against Mayor Moya
The Guardian, Belize - ‎1/28/10‎
On Monday January 25, Mayor of Belize City, Zenaida Moya-Flowers was served with charges from the United Democratic Party's Central Executive Committee ...

DFC Loan Program in Full Effect - Education, Mortgage & Developmental Loans ...
The Guardian, Belize - ‎1/28/10‎
The Government of Belize has allocated $20 million for the lending program. Of that amount $10 million is geared towards developmental loans, ...

Belizeans Rise to Support Haiti
The Guardian, Belize - ‎1/28/10‎
It is touching to see all sectors of Belize donating to the relief efforts of the Belize Red Cross. NEMO is making preparations to assist the people of ...

Wanted Guatemalan President attempted escape to Belize
The Guardian, Belize - ‎1/28/10‎
Former Guatemalan President Alfonso Portillo has been arrested after he tried to make his way into Belize. Wednesday's issue of the Latin American Herald ...

1/27/10

Battle in Bladen Going to Supreme Court
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎1/27/10‎
And while the fight so far has been contained to Toledo, it is coming to Belize City – specifically to the Supreme Court. 7News has learned that the Yaxche ...

No Sanctuary for Former Guatemalan President in Belize
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎1/27/10‎
The interesting part is that when he was arrested Guatemalan authorities say he had already hired a boat headed for –– you guessed it - Belize! ...

Banks Holdings Weighs in on Citrus Dispute
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎1/27/10‎
As you know in Belize like most of the Caribbean the talent pool is very small and he is doing a commendable job and we are concerned about losing his ...

COLA Will Protest on Saturday
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎1/27/10‎
It is a march for Belize. It is a march for those who are elected to do what they are supposed to do and what they had promised this nation to do. ...

Fugitive Charged for Benque Murder
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎1/27/10‎
He was arraigned at the San Ignacio Magistrate's Court and remanded to the Belize Central Prison until his next court appearance on April twenty second, ...

BELIZE CITY MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO BURGLARY
LoveFM - ‎1/27/10‎
35-year-old Kenroy Cook pleaded guilty to burglary and a mischievous act when he appeared in court today. Chief Magistrate Margaret McKenzie sentenced him ...

CHURCHES TO ASSIST EARTHQUAKE VICTIMS
LoveFM - ‎1/27/10‎
The Belize Association of Evangelical Churches will be holding various services at the different churches countrywide in support of the victims of the ...

NATIONAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATION TO HOLD FLOOD SIMULATION
LoveFM - ‎1/27/10‎
The National Emergency Management Organization along with Belize Electric Company Limited and Cayo District Emergency Committee will conduct a flood ...

Green and Black's to go 100% Fairtrade
The Guardian - ‎1/27/10‎
The move to Fairtrade certification will build on the original Fairtrade relationship with cocoa farmers in Belize through guaranteed funding. ...

SP vessels collide over the weekend
San Pedro Sun - ‎1/27/10‎
The Belize Port Authority confirmed to The Sun that they have grounded both captains until the investigation is concluded.

Alex Soler freed of murder charges
San Pedro Sun - ‎1/27/10‎
One year after he was accused of murder, 23-year-old Alex Soler is a free man following the Director of Public Prosecution's (DPP) directive that the murder ...

Lions Fundraise for Haiti
San Pedro Sun - ‎1/27/10‎
On Sunday, the San Pedro Lions Club joined the efforts of Belizeans and the world over to raise much needed funds for the victims of Haiti who were ...

“Catch of the Day” tops Wahoo Tournament
San Pedro Sun - ‎1/27/10‎
This past Saturday, the San Pedro Wahoo Challenge took place. Anglers were ready for a day of sun and fishing. The Wahoo did not disappoint, with 30 Wahoos ...

1/26/10

Behind the Scenes of Mega Piranha
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎8 hours ago‎
The movie about giant man eating piranhas is set in Venezuela but for the last four days, the action scenes were filmed in Belize. The film crew were all ...

Flood Simulation Planned in Cayo
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎8 hours ago‎
The National Emergency Management Organization along with Belize Electric Company Limited and the Cayo District Emergency Committee will test the ...

Rotary Saving Children, One Heart At A Time
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎8 hours ago‎
The most common defects that we hear about in the Belize setting is like a hole in the heart.” Today's special clinic is just one of several that have been ...

Customs at the Crossroad
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎8 hours ago‎
The celebration of International Customs Day comes at a time in Belize when the Belize Customs Department is facing many challenges; case in point a ...

Africanized Bees Kill Elderly Man in Arenal
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎8 hours ago‎
An older man is dead tonight after he was attacked by a swarm of Africanized bees in Western Belize this morning. Reports are that 77 year old Ramon Mendez ...

Eyewitness Says Police Officer Killed Chris Galvez
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎8 hours ago‎
Over a month after the 23 year old Belize City Resident was executed at a boatyard on Faber's Road, police still don't have an answer. ...

LEGENDARY PARANDERO TO BE HONORED
LoveFM - ‎13 hours ago‎
"Mr. Paul Nabor is a widely respected musical talent who has brought Belize and the soulful Paranda music of the Garinagu to the rest of the world. ...

BSI SAYS IT IS COMMITTED TO ENSURE THAT BOTH BSI AND BELCOGEN OPERATE AT ...
LoveFM - ‎13 hours ago‎
The release goes on to say that BSI is fully cognizant of the economic importance of the sugar industry to Belize and is wholly committed to ensure that the ...

BELIZE CITY MAN HIT WITH NUMBER OF GUN RELATED CHARGES
LoveFM - ‎13 hours ago‎
Police say Giovanni Lauriano was charged for gun related charges before he was charged with knowingly concerned in dealing with uncustomed goods and ...

INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMS DAY OBSERVED
LoveFM - ‎13 hours ago‎
The Customs and Excise Department is the biggest revenue earner for the Government of Belize. It is a singular body that deals with the legal importation of ...

From The Publisher
Amandala - ‎21 hours ago‎
The PUP victory in 1979 was one of the two greatest upsets in Belize's general election history, the other being the UDP's 1993 defeat of the PUP. ...

Maya want 20-year forestry concession for Conejo and Santa Teresa: Greg Ch'oc
Amandala - ‎21 hours ago‎
Greg Ch'oc, the executive director of the Sarstoon-Temash Institute for Indigenous Management (SATIIM), has been lobbying the Government of Belize, ...

Big man talking
Amandala - ‎21 hours ago‎
George Price achieved absolute domestic political power in Belize. His People's United Party (PUP) won 18 out of 18 seats in the first general elections ...

Account for Belize's oil, says Espat, BNE investors!
Amandala - ‎21 hours ago‎
Since the news story broke in Ireland recently of a then secret commercial oil find at Never Delay in Belize, and since disclosures made by the Government ...

American fugitive, Martin Petrella, 53, captured in Ladyville
Amandala - ‎21 hours ago‎
He was living in Belize under the assumed name of Kevin Smith. According to the information from Ladyville police, Petrella was convicted of a burglary in ...

American William Jewett fined $50000 for money laundering
Amandala - ‎21 hours ago‎
The American William Jewett, who landed in Belize in late December on his boat “Latitude Adjustment,” in all likelihood will leave these shores in handcuffs ...

Three home invaders remanded on aggravated burglary and related charges
Amandala - ‎21 hours ago‎
Usher, who lives at 45 Racecourse Street, Belize City, and is a self-professed stevedore, was arraigned along with Jamie Chavarria, of Corozal Town, ...

1/25/10

Belizeans Helped Haiti at Benefit Concert and Telethon
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎1/25/10‎
Veteran observers say, it's the first time in recall that a benefit concert of such scale has been pulled off in Belize and despite the volume of performers ...

Another US Fugitive Captured in Belize
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎1/25/10‎
And while the case of Russell Jewett has captured the spotlight, another US fugitive has been caught in Belize; he is 53 year old Martin Patrella, ...

Carlos Romero Charged for Manslaughter by Negligence
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎1/25/10‎
Court reports are that Carlos Romero who was represented today by his attorney Dickie Bradley was reportedly travelling from Belama to Belize City when the ...

Good News for Tarrell Sutherland
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎1/25/10‎
James Pitre and Compassionate Hearts Alliance have been working in Belize since 1997 and have secured medical treatment for four children. ...

FIU Boss Goes on the Record about William Jewett Case
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎1/25/10‎
He also alleged that US officials had brought his wife and child back to Belize after they left Belize for Cancun, Mexico and that the officials were using ...

Giovanni Luriano Charged for Dealing with Uncustomed Goods
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎1/25/10‎
As we told you on Friday, the often-accused rarely-charged Belize City resident has – in a manner of speaking – made a business out of escaping charges. ...

Gang of 3 Charged for Ladyville Home Invasion
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎1/25/10‎
The investigation led them to thirty three year old Wilton Usher of Belize City, twenty one year old Jaime Chavarria and thirty seven year old Eric Lewis of ...

MURDER VICTIM'S FAMILY CLAIMS HARRASSMENT
LoveFM - ‎1/25/10‎
The latest incident however occurred on Friday last while Galvez's family was returning to Belize City from a trip to Belmopan. ...

MORE HOUSING GRANTS ISSUED
LoveFM - ‎1/25/10‎
... were handed over toe area representative Marcel Cardona on Friday afternoon during a meeting held at the Housing and Planning Department in Belize City. ...

US NATIONAL TO BE DEPORTED
LoveFM - ‎1/25/10‎
53-year-old American national Martin Petrella a professional chef wanted in the United States for violation of parole who entered Belize illegally was taken ...

THREE MEN CHARGED FOR AGGRAVATED BURGLARY
LoveFM - ‎1/25/10‎
Three men were charged in connection with an incident of aggravated burglary when they appeared in court today. They are 33-year-old Wilton Usher, ...

ORGANIZATIONS HOLD FUNDRAISING EVENT FOR EARTHQUAKE VICTIMS
LoveFM - ‎1/25/10‎
The Orange Walk branch of the Belize Red Cross in conjunction with Radio and television stations and the Orange Walk Rock bands were able to unite for Haiti ...

Huge Mayan head found in Guatemala
TVNZ - ‎1/25/10‎
The stucco sculpture, which is three metres wide and 3.5 metres tall, was buried for centuries at the Chilonche ruins, close to the border with Belize. ...

1/23/10

British diver sets new world record by spending more than TWO DAYS under water
Daily Mail - ‎1/23/10‎
... by witnesses and will be registered with Guiness World. The previous record of 48 hours and 3 minutes was set by Robert Silva in Belize in September 2009.

1/22/10

MIK Donating Sales from CD to Haiti Fund
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎1/22/10‎
Just come out and support because if it was Belize, they would have done the same for us.” That was a preview of MIK's new duet with Ernestine Carballo ...

Shocking Murder-Suicide in Orange Walk
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎1/22/10‎
Today Lourdes Chan and her children were at the Belize City morgue to receive the body of their husband and father following the post mortem examination. ...

Advisory Council Orders Reinstatement of Customs Officers
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎1/22/10‎
That was the discipline meted out by the Public Services Commission but when their attorney Godfrey Smith, appealed to the Belize Advisory Council two of ...

Sweet Tea Joins Line-up for Help Haiti Concert
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎1/22/10‎
That's right – the Belizean songstress who first made her name in Belize and then did it in the United States is in town recording a new album and today she ...

William Jewett Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎1/22/10‎
Yesterday William Jewett attempted to plead guilty to one count of money laundering. But because he had fired his two attorneys – he did not have recourse ...

River Valley Slaughterhouse ‎1/22/10‎
It is a major improvement because previously farmers in the 11 villages that span the Belize River Valley used to slaughter their livestock under trees. ...

Pseudo-Ephedrine Pills Reappear
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎1/22/10‎
Belize continues to be a target for Psuedo-Ephedrine smugglers. The Customs Department has confirmed that last week a box came into Belize via a freight ...

Pinson talks about Gregg County Historical Museum
Kilgore News Herald - ‎1/22/10‎
This next week, Jo Dobbs and Magin La- Grave with the Tyler Sunrise Club will give a program on an educational project in Belize. ...

ORGANIZATION TO RAISE MORE FUNDS FOR HAITI RELIEF
LoveFM - ‎1/22/10‎
In Belize a number of initiatives have been taken to raise some much needed funds for the cause. The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry has joined in ...

BELIZE CITY MAN TO FACE GUN RELATED CHARGES
LoveFM - ‎1/22/10‎
Belize City Police have detained 32-year-old Giovanni Louriano pending charges. Assistant Superintendent Bart Jones is the acting Police Press Officer. ...

MEXICO AND BELIZE FORGE CLOSER TIES
LoveFM - ‎1/22/10‎
A proposal has been made to Belize's minister of Foreign Affairs for a bi-lateral cooperation agreement with Mexico to provide assistance to nationals of ...

Herrara taking over as Belize coach
Malaysia Star - ‎1/22/10‎
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras: Famed Honduran coach Jose de la Paz Herrera is taking over as the national coach of Belize. Herrera said he plans to travel next week ...

ST. MARTIN'S CREDIT UNION BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT POST SEASON STARTS TONIGHT
Amandala - ‎1/22/10‎
Against Scotia Bank it was Yorel Lisbey leading the way with 15 pts, while against Belize Bank it was Osvin Parham and Rene Quewell totaling 15 and 12 pts, ...

Central Zone high school football continues at MCC
Amandala - ‎1/22/10‎
The Central Secondary Schools Sports Association (CSSSA) high school football competition continues at the MCC Grounds in Belize City with games every day ...

Chief Magistrate remands American fugitive William Russell Jewett, 33
Amandala - ‎1/22/10‎
Last Friday, January 15, police apprehended Jewett at the Old Belize Marina, located at Mile Five on the Western Highway. When they searched his boat, ...

Another murder at the MCC
Amandala - ‎1/22/10‎
Salvador Jose Martinez, 27, of Belize City, enters the history books as Belize's first murder victim of 2010, some 17 days into the start of the year and ...

US fugitive alleges US interference in Belize court case
Amandala - ‎1/22/10‎
But today he was back in court, and a complete entourage of Belizean officials were present, Belize police, Financial Intelligence Unit, (FIU) Belize ...

Belize Natural Energy owned by Nevis company, INE
Amandala - ‎1/22/10‎
Belize Natural Energy (BNE) is owned primarily by a company based in Nevis (Charlestown), in the Caribbean, registered there as International Natural Energy ...

Supreme Court to probe into citrus industry disputes
Amandala - ‎1/22/10‎
The Citrus Products of Belize Ltd. (CPBL), in turn, demanded the funds from the CGA, to which the funds were paid. CGA says it now has to defend itself in ...

Murder/attempted suicide in Sugar City
Amandala - ‎1/22/10‎
At press time tonight, Miguel Chan, 41, is on life support at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital in Belize City and his common-law wife, Concepcion Alvarez, ...

PUPs unite to howl at PM! Cries for resignation abound
The Reporter Belize - ‎1/22/10‎
He announced that the PUP had passed the hat around and had collected $10000 which he intended to give to the Belize Red Cross Society. ...

Supreme Court - doing more with LE$$
The Reporter Belize -‎1/22/10‎
Despite a 10% cut in its annual budget, the Belize Supreme Court has set new records in administering justice, ...

Two Israeli brothers arrested, ran illegal Belizean gaming website
The Reporter Belize - ‎1/22/10‎
Two Israeli brothers who created and operated an illegal Live Dealer Site based in Belize have been charged and are under ...

PUC and BWSL appoints Independent Expert
The Reporter Belize - ‎1/22/10‎
He served as an independent expert in Belize in 2004 and 05. Dr. Hern also directed a team of engineers and economists to conduct the first full tariff ...

American Foundation (UWI) to honour PM Barrow and other prominent Caribbean ...
The Reporter Belize - ‎1/22/10‎
The distinguished guest list includes the Prime Minister of Belize, the Rt. Hon. Dean Oliver Barrow; the Prime Minister of Barbados, the Rt. Hon. ...

Destined fro demolition! Fashionable 18th Century Regent Street residence
The Reporter Belize - ‎1/22/10‎
It was once the grand residence of former Belize City Mayor, the late Edwin E. Eusey, but since his death the building has not been maintained, ...

Belize to move away from Privy Council
The Reporter Belize - ‎1/22/10‎
Belize will sever judicial ties with the United Kingdom and join her brothers and sisters in the Caribbean., by distancing ...

Farm Manager charged for hiring illegal workers
The Reporter Belize - ‎1/22/10‎
Ray Ogaldez, 33, was arrested after a joint collaboration between the Belize Police Department and Immigration Department acted on a tip. ...

American boat-owner arrested! Customs impounds $750000 craft
The Reporter Belize - ‎1/22/10‎
A man on the run from the authorities in the United States was apprehended this week at the Old Belize Marina at Mile 4, ...

Cheaper fuel for canefarmers
The Reporter Belize - ‎1/22/10‎
The move is costing the government of Belize some $1.2 million. The Sugar Industry Control Board will now proceed to issue certificates to cane farmers ...

Fisheries Act to be revised
The Reporter Belize - ‎1/22/10‎
Canto further stated that project will be feasibly implemented and able to withstand court challenges, and be a source of pride for the people of Belize.

GOB targets nine city streets fro extensive rehabilitation
The Reporter Belize - ‎1/22/10‎
The Belize City Council held its first town hall meeting for the new year 2010 on the campus of the Anglican Community ...

Haiti: A lesson on disasters
The Reporter Belize - ‎1/22/10‎
It is not likely that Belize would ever be hit by such a powerful convulsion of the earth because by geography we are not sitting near any fault lines. ...

Reporter donates to Red Cross Haiti Relief
The Reporter Belize - ‎1/22/10‎
Rosita Lawrence, Financial Comptroller of the newspaper presented a cheque of $2000.00 to Lily Bowman, Director of the Belize Red Cross, on behalf of the ...

Willows Bank Processing Facility
The Reporter Belize - ‎1/22/10‎
The facility was financed by the European Union, through the Agriculture Enterprise Development Project( for Rural Belize Project AED) at a cost of $50000. ...

Not sure - too early to tell
The Reporter Belize - < ‎1/22/10‎
There are two aspects of the Guatemalan problem which we in Belize need to face. The first of course, is the juridical claim ...

1/21/10

142000 Belizeans Considered Poor
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎1/21/10‎
A table cited in the draft report shows that Belize has the highest poverty rate in a sampling of Caribbean countries. In fact, Belize's poverty rate – the ...

100 Performers Lined Up for Help Haiti Concert
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎1/21/10‎
Kalilah Enriquez and James Sanker of the Belize Music Agency are at the headwaters of the river of talent that's rushing towards the Bliss. ...

Chief Magistrate Rejects William Jewett's Guilty Plea
Channel 7 Daily News - ‎1/21/10‎
Today US national thirty three year old William Russell Jewett pled guilty to the charge of money laundering when he appeared in Belize City Magistrate's ...

NATIONAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATION CONTINUES APPEAL FOR HAITI
LoveFM - ‎1/21/10‎
The Government of Belize through the National Emergency Management Organization continues to appeal for assistance for Haiti following the earthquake last ...

INTERNATIONAL CHESS GRANDMASTER WORKING TO DEVELOP CHESS IN BELIZE
LoveFM - ‎1/21/10‎
The occasion was a training session for chess coaches in Belize. The event was held this past weekend at the Belize National Youth Chess Foundation's ...

METHODIST MINISTER COMMENTS ON CHALLENGES FACING THE CHURCH
LoveFM - ‎1/21/10‎
Day two of the annual District Conference of the Methodist Church is today evaluating the church's performance in the Belize-Honduras district for last ...

Supreme Court answers Attorney General€...
The Guardian, Belize - ‎1/21/10‎
On Monday, January 18, members of the Judiciary attended an Ecumenical Service at the Holy Redeemer Cathedral then marched towards the steps of the Belize ...

Mile 8 decides on village status
The Guardian, Belize - ‎1/21/10‎
“Annually between 45% to 50% of all murders are committed in Belize City." There is “extremely close proximity between the murder scene and the residence of ...

Increase in Duty Free fuel allocation fo...
The Guardian, Belize - ‎1/21/10‎
... on 1051472 gallons of diesel fuel to cane farmers. of Belize through the Ministry of Agriculture giving direct financial assistance to the cane farmers. ...

Improving Sport Facilities in the City
The Guardian, Belize - ‎1/21/10‎
Elvin Penner, the Executive Director of the Belize Sports Council, Anthony Michael and representatives from Youth for the Future Violence Reduction Unit ...

Morise Jackson Takes Lotto's $60000 Jackpot
The Guardian, Belize - ‎1/21/10‎
“Annually between 45% to 50% of all murders are committed in Belize City." There is “extremely close proximity between the murder scene and the residence of ...

National Track and Field Meet set for end of January
The Guardian, Belize - ‎1/21/10‎
“Annually between 45% to 50% of all murders are committed in Belize City." There is “extremely close proximity between the murder scene and the residence