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11/1/2007

UPSET TAXI DRIVERS SPEAK OUT AGAINST BEING BLOCKED OUT FROM ...
LoveFM, Belize - 11/1/2007
“They are not allowing me to take the tourists around anywhere in Belize because they said that I don’t have a license but there are many guys out here that ...

BELIZE EX-SERVICES LEAGUE LAUNCHED THE SCARLET POPPY TODAY
LoveFM, Belize - 11/1/2007
The Belize Ex-Services League today launched the Scarlet Poppy, which is a symbol and tribute to all the men who lost their lives in World War I and II. ...

BREDDA DAVID SHARES LATEST SONG ENTITLED "19TH DI COME AGAIN"
LoveFM, Belize - 11/1/2007
The Garinagu in Belize will be celebrating one hundred and seventy five years since their first arrival on the shores of Southern Belize this 19 th of ...

ROTARY INTERNATIONAL RANKS IN THE TOP FIVE IN THE FINANCIAL TIMES
LoveFM, Belize - 11/1/2007
In fact, the two local Belize City Clubs, the Rotary Club of Belize and the Rotary Club of Belize Sunrise just recently completed construction of a new home ...

RUDIMENTARY WATER SYSTEM SOON TO BE CONSTRUCTED IN SAN ROMAN RIO ...
LoveFM, Belize - 11/1/2007
The total cost of the project is estimated at four hundred and eighty one thousand six hundred and twenty three Belize dollars. The government of Belize ...

Private Investigator: Customs checking baggage
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 11/1/2007
“San Pedro is classified as a selling port and all items brought to the country need to be declared at any of Belize’s border,” commented Menzies, ...

“Miss Mel” goes down in flames
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 11/1/2007
Tourists in Belize who are avid divers or new to the sport, almost always plan on taking a trip to the Blue Hole, Turneffe or Light House Reef. ...

Governor General honors local musicians and donates musical ...
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 11/1/2007
Last week Friday, San Pedro received a very special visit from one of Belize’s patrons – Governor General Sir Colville Young. ...

The people have spoken: Bacalar Chico will NOT be de-reserved!
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 11/1/2007
International and national outrage was sparked when the world found out that the Government of Belize (GOB) had intentions to de-reserve two thousand seven ...

Large block granted in southern Belize
Oil & Gas Journal, TX - 11/1/2007
1 -- Providence Energy Belize Ltd., Houston, has acquired exploration and production rights to 531 sq miles in and off southern Belize. ...

Belize Zoo Director to Speak Here Nov. 13
SUNY Cortland News,  United States - 11/1/2007
Sharon Matola, director of the Belize Zoo and Tropical Education Center and an internationally renowned conservation biologist, will discuss the zoo in the ...

10/31/2007

KRIOL DICTIONARY INTRODUCED
LoveFM, Belize - 10/31/2007
One of the prime projects of the Belize Creole Project, the dictionary will play an important roll in recognizing Creole as an official language. ...

MINISTER OF HEALTH,JOSE COYE SPEAKS ON A NUMBER OF HEALTH ISSUES ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/31/2007
Coye spoke on a number of health issues in Belize.One of the topics of discussion was the proposed sale of the Universal Health Services. ...

Re: Proposal to de-reserve southwestern portion of Bacalar Chico ...
Belize Tourism Industry Association (press release), Belize - 10/31/2007
Belize City, Belize –October 30th, 2007 – The Belize Tourism Board states for the record its position on the proposed de-reservation of some 2700 acres in ...

10/30/2007

BEL INTRODUCES FUNDRAISING INITIATIVE FOR CRIMESTOPPERS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/30/2007
According to statistics given, Belize has reported over 75 murders for 2007. Today Belize Electricity Limited launched an initiative to raise funds in ...

BTIA HOLD FORUM ON ISSUE OF DE-RESERVING AND SALE OF BACALAR CHICO ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/30/2007
Today the Belize Tourism Industry Association is holding a forum with its members and other interested bodies on the issue of de-reserving and sale of a ...

LATEST RECRUITS JOIN POLICE DEPARTMENT
LoveFM, Belize - 10/30/2007
The Belize Police Department today welcomed 79 new members into its rank with the passing out of squad number 83. The baton of honor was won by WRPC Shani ...

CO-CHAIR OF THE COMMISSION ON INQUIRY, MERLENE BAILEY TO PRESENT ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/30/2007
A release from the National Trade Union Congress of Belize that appointed Bailey Martinez to the Commission, says she will be accompanied by second Vice ...

BELIZE CITY POLICE INVESTIGATE REPORT OF FORGERY
LoveFM, Belize - 10/30/2007
Belize City police are investigating a report of forgery. Miguel Uk, an enforcement officer with the customs department reported that between August 8 and ...

BELIZE AGRICULTURAL HEALTH AUTHORITY CONDUCTS NATIONAL QUARANTINE ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/30/2007
The Belize Agricultural Health Authority is conducting a National Quarantine Training Campaign workshop in San Ignacio Cayo. ...

Wegmans Sets Standards for Shrimp
New York Times, United States - 10/30/2007
Wegmans said it has begun to get its farmed shrimp from a producer in Belize who meets most of its standards and has agreed to meet all of them within a ...

10/29/2007

PUP'S "BELIEVE IN BELIZE" YOUTH FORUM HELD IN DANGRIGA TOWN
LoveFM, Belize - 10/29/2007
The forum, under the name “Believe in Belize” has as its objective to educate Belizean youth on politics, economics, and the decision making process in ...

THREE PRIMARY SCHOOLS WERE INAUGURATED BY PRIME MINISTER SAID MUSA ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/29/2007
A primary school in Yo Creek Village, Orange Walk and a Vocational Training Center in Belize City were today inaugurated by Prime Minister Said Musa. ...

PECCARY HILLA DECLARED A NATONAL PARK
LoveFM, Belize - 10/29/2007
A new area in the Belize District was given National Park Status today. Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment, Florencio Marin, today signed a ...

FIRE LEAVES TWO FAMILIES HOMELESS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/29/2007
A fire in Belize City yesterday has left two families homeless. Love News spoke with Assistant Fire Chief Ted Smith who gave us the details. ...

10/26/2007

THREE POLICE OFFICERS INTERDICTED FROM DUTY
LoveFM, Belize - 10/26/2007
This follows meetings held by Legal Advisor for the Belize Police Department, Senior Superintendent Keith Lino and Justice Adolph Lucas and Director of ...

10 YEAR OLD ADRIAN NORALEZ REPORTED MISSING
LoveFM, Belize - 10/26/2007
A Belize City mother is looking for her 10-year-old son. Geraldine Flowers reported to Police that her son Adrian Noralez a student at Saint Ignatius ...

CABINET TO ALLOW BELIZEANS TO ENTER FREE ZONE
LoveFM, Belize - 10/26/2007
The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry has commented on a recent cabinet decision to allow Belizeans to enter the Free Zone to shop on November 17 th ...

MINISTRY OF HEALTH REPORTS DENGUE CASES IN THE COUNTRY
LoveFM, Belize - 10/26/2007
Fifty five of the cases are from the Corozal District and nineteen are from Belize City, five from the Stan Creek district and one from the Cayo district. ...

APAMO WRITES MINISTRY OF NATURAL RESOURCES
LoveFM, Belize - 10/26/2007
The proposed purchasing price is thirty four million Belize dollars. According to the press release, the land is to be used for a world class resort that ...

Who owns the oil?
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/26/2007
“The entire property in and control of all petroleum and accompanying substances in whatever physical state located on or under the territory of Belize or ...

Outrage at police perfidy!
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/26/2007
“The Belize Independent Media Association, BIMA meeting in emergency session today expressed the greatest condemnation of the acquittal of Chayben “Ben” ...

There was a pay-off!
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/26/2007
Reporter: Did you personally make an application for a purchase sharing agreement with the Government of Belize on behalf of Miles Tropical Energy Limited? ...

Dr. Mitchell Ghen
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/26/2007
Stem cell research, still on the cutting edge of medical investigation, appears to have had a jump-start in Belize where a group of American doctors and ...

Editorial
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/26/2007
It would, for example, explain why the Prime Minister is so anxious to have the government of Belize pay off the $33 million debt of Universal Health ...

Sweetheart Oil Deal goes sour!
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/26/2007
By Angel Novelo - Staff Reporter Four days after defending a cabinet decision to give out two purchase sharing agreements for oil exploration in Belize, ...

SSB to get overhaul!
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/26/2007
The Belize Social Security Board (SSB) will not be paying any more money towards National Health Insurance as it is rolled out over the entire country, ...

Chamber to GOB: Free Zone shopping does not address high prices
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/26/2007
According to the Chamber, government’s decision will not address the fundamental challenges employers and consumers face in Belize. ...

Bou-Nahra walks free
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/26/2007
Warrior said he along with a Special Police Constable and two Belize Defence Force soldiers were on mobile patrol when he got the call to go to the area. ...

Belize welcomes Special Olympics heroes
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/26/2007
Twenty six days after leaving Belize, the four special children who won a gold medal and three bronze at the 12th Special Olympics Summer Games in Shanghai, ...

10/25/2007

DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS COMMENTS ON BOU NAHRA'S CASE
LoveFM, Belize - 10/25/2007
... future officers who will testify will learn from this, and this does not become to the norm to be expected because it does not spell good for Belize. ...

BELIZE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE COMMENTS ON CABINET DECISION BELIZEANS ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/25/2007
The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry today commented on a recent cabinet decision to allow Belizeans to enter the Free Zone to shop on November 17 th ...

MEDICAL CONGRESS UNDERWAY
LoveFM, Belize - 10/25/2007
As a part of their celebration the BMDA is hosting a 3 day congress in an effort to share improvements in the Health service in Belize and to chart the way ...

CABINET PRESENTS APPROVALS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/25/2007
Cabinet has been advised that the Belize Social Security Board has agreed to increase the non-contributory pension for women over 65 years old who qualify ...

More turtle release next month
Cayman Net News, Cayman Islands - 10/25/2007
Tag returns, from between one month to 19 years after release, have come from Belize, Cayman, Cuba, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and the USA with ...

Private Investigator
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 10/25/2007
Valentine’s Day of 2007 will be remembered as the day Prime Minister of Belize Said Musa said that they would grant the $3.8 million, ...

Our Belize Community - Rodel Beltran Perrera
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 10/25/2007
The islet located on the outskirts of Belize City, was a perfect getaway for the family. “I remember going there for our birthdays. ...

Businesses unite to address community problems
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 10/25/2007
Honorable Manuel Heredia, Area Representative for Belize Rural South was present for the meeting and attempted to shed much light on the concern. ...

10/24/2007

WESLEY COLLEGE CELEBRATES RED RIBBON DAY
LoveFM, Belize - 10/24/2007
The ribbon symbolizes that ribbon by ribbon, we are united for drug-free use in Belize. Today, we just finished our church service and the theme of that ...

More than just a pretty face
iAfrica.com, South Africa - 10/24/2007
... on his 6000 acre ranch, while Leo dicaprio is teaming up with the owners of Four Seasons Resorts to build a ‘green hotel’ on his Belize island. ...

SHOOTING INCIDENT LEAVES 20 YEAR OLD MALE HOSPITALIZED
LoveFM, Belize - 10/24/2007
Belize City police continue their investigation into a shooting that has left 20-year-old Clifton Flores hospitalized in a stable condition. ...

PERSON DETAINED FOLLOWING EARLY MORNING SHOOTING
LoveFM, Belize - 10/24/2007
Police have detained one person following a shooting in Belize City yesterday morning. According to police reports, 28-year-old Eric Jones reported to ...

POLICE DETAIN TWO MEN AND LOOK FOR A THIRD IN CONNECTION WITH ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/24/2007
Belize City police have detained two men and are looking for a third person after they recovered a firearm and ammunition in a vehicle. ...

10/23/2007

REGIONAL SHOWS HIGHLIGHT BELIZE IN TOURISM
LoveFM, Belize - 10/23/2007
Belize recently took part in two regional shows aimed at bringing more publicity to the country as it relates to tourism. Earlier this month we had a well ...

TENTH SESSION OF CUBA-BELIZE JOINT COMMISSION FOR SCIENTIFIC AND ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/23/2007
Cuba and Belize established official relations on July 14, 1995 with the signing of several cooperation and migratory agreements. Both countries have also ...

BUS ROBBED BY TWO DARK SKINNED MEN
LoveFM, Belize - 10/23/2007
20-year-old Keran Rocke reported to Police that he was working on a National Transport Bus from Benque Viejo en route to Belize City. ...

Super League week 1 game results
Amandala, Belize - 10/23/2007
Meanwhile, at the MCC Garden in Belize City, also at 7:30 Saturday night, visiting Alpha Barcelona from Orange Walk gained a hard fought 1-nil victory over ...

From The Publisher
Amandala, Belize - 10/23/2007
The last opportunity I had began in November 1999 when I was elected chairman of the University College of Belize board, and became the first chairman of ...

Article search: Site Web
Amandala, Belize - 10/23/2007
For all the different reasons, the price of oil has reached a point where the Belize oil fields are now “flat out” experiencing an oil rush. ...

Oil for peanuts!!
Amandala, Belize - 10/23/2007
Today the Association of Concerned Belizeans (ACB) fired off a stiff press release, saying that “the ACB cannot comprehend how, in Belize’s post ...

BPFL week 4 game results
Amandala, Belize - 10/23/2007
At 2:30 pm at Ambergris Stadium, Jeromy James remains his teams only goal getter in this four-week old season, as visiting FC Belize held the San Pedro ...

Wababa Noralez, 19, charged with murder of Kurlin “Cluck Cluck ...
Amandala, Belize - 10/23/2007
Wababa Noralez, 19, who is originally from #23 Canal Street in Dangriga, but also lives at #3 Seagull Street in Belize City, was slapped with several ...

10/22/2007

DENTAL HEALTH WEEK OBSERVED
LoveFM, Belize - 10/22/2007
Doctor Carl Meggs, President of the Belize Dental Society and Senior Dental Surgeon in the Ministry of Health tells us more. “Dental Health Week opened ...

INSTITUTE OF ARCHEOLOGY AWARDED GRANT BY THE US AMBASSADOR FUND ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/22/2007
One, from a historic point of view, it is one of the earliest examples of the development of the Sugar Industry in Belize. What’s also interesting about ...

ONE OF FOUR ESCAPED PRISONERS RECAPTURED
LoveFM, Belize - 10/22/2007
One of the four prisoners that escaped from the Belize central Prison in the early morning hours of Sunday October 14, has been captured. ...

POLICE REPOND TO ACCUSATIONS IN CONNECTION TO RENNICK RENEAU'S DEATH
LoveFM, Belize - 10/22/2007
The body was later identified as that of Rennick Reneau of Belize City. Forensic expert Doctor Mario Estradabran says the autopsy conducted on Reneau’s ...

Climate change threat in Caribbean
BusinessWeek - 10/22/2007
... whole is really vulnerable -- it's sand, sun and beaches," said Ulric Trotz, science adviser to the Caribbean Community Climate Change Center in Belize. ...

10/19/2007

PRIME MINISTER CONTINUES NATIONAL CONSULTATION TOUR
LoveFM, Belize - 10/19/2007
He visited communities in the Belize Rural North Constituency. His first stop was at Maskall Village for the inauguration of a multi-purpose building which ...

George Garbutt, 79, succumbs to traffic injuries
Amandala, Belize - 10/19/2007
According to Rodriguez, he was driving his motorcycle from the direction of Belize City toward the Western Highway checkpoint when he saw a man walking a ...

Coney Drive Fast Food explodes on to CA Boulevard
Amandala, Belize - 10/19/2007
An Esmond Willoughby was Commissioner of Police of Belize in the late 70’s, but we could not verify if it is the same person. Occupying the upper portion of ...

Allen Saum, oil investor, alleges US$100000 bribe to “emissary” of GOB
Amandala, Belize - 10/19/2007
Saum said that he had approached the United States Embassy to complain about the way business was being done by the Belize Government, whose top officials, ...

The mystery death of popular Rennick Reneau!
Amandala, Belize - 10/19/2007
For over two days relatives of well-known basketballer Rennick Royon Reneau, 31, a former San Pedro Tiger Sharks player and former employee of Belize Times, ...

Massive court victory for Santa Cruz and Conejo Maya!!
Amandala, Belize - 10/19/2007
Every step of the way he tightened the noose on the Government of Belize’s case. It became clear that the Mayan brothers and sisters from Toledo rural were ...

UDP discusses law and order – when they win
Amandala, Belize - 10/19/2007
... standard bearers, and party faithful, was supposed to be solely about the UDP’s vision to improve law and order in Belize when they come to power. ...

It wasn’t me, protests Johnnny B!
Amandala, Belize - 10/19/2007
Under the agreement with ZMT/BCH signed on July 24 of this year, the Government of Belize would get a maximum 15-percent take of the revenues from oil found ...

Ruth Meighan named Chief Elections Officer
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 7 hours ago
By Armin Petzold - Staff Reporter Belize has a new Chief Elections Officer. She is Ruth Meighan, a career public officer who entered the public service in ...

YWCA steps forward, looking for solutions
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 7 hours ago
This survey and attempt to connect with young people by the YWCA is the first scientific effort at investigating the problem of violence on Belize City ...

Taiwan to set up Information Technology Center
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 7 hours ago
Ambassador Shih spoke of the quickened pace of natural disasters in recent years, referred to the two recent hurricanes which had affected Belize and ...

Biscayne gets computer lab thanks to Western Union
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 7 hours ago
Western Union, managed by the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry, has been providing money transfer services to Belize since 1992. ...
WU

Manatee found slaughtered in Southern Belize – first time in seven ...
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 7 hours ago
By Armin Petzold - Staff Reporter Manatees or sea cows - they are the aquatic darlings of the conservation world and it just so happens that Belize has been ...

Marion suspended! Belize mourns with her
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 7 hours ago
Marion is Belizean by birth, the greatest sports hero Belize has produced. The news of her fall from grace has been met with great sadness in Belize, ...

We have 59 guests online
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 7 hours ago
... down and discuss with the Belize National Teachers Union serious issues affecting educators across the country, including the free text book program. ...

First Caribbean names Unsung Heroes
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 7 hours ago
The students come from all over the country, but the majority are from Belize City. Courses offered at the institute include Auto Mechanics, Introduction to ...

Venezuelan Ambassador to cement relationship with Belize
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/19/2007
Hoping to change the low-profile presence of old, the new Venezuelan Ambassador to Belize, Omar Valdiviezo introduced himself to the media on Tuesday ...

City Administrator sues City Council
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/19/2007
A former City Administrator, Sharole Saldivar, has filed a lawsuit against the Belize City Council for what she describes as wrongful dismissal from her job ...

Those whom the gods would destroy they first make mad
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/19/2007
Madness seems to be the only suitable word to describe the Prime Minister’s comments when asked about the low rating given to Belize by Transparency ...

We have 43 guests online
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/19/2007
Since the Friday night attack the police have found her car, vandalized and parked off Electric Avenue in Belize City. The car was stripped of its wheels, ...

Oil Contracts favor ZNT and DCH, Belize left in the lurch
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/19/2007
Opposition leader Dean Barrow rocked the Belizean community this week with new disclosures that the Government of Belize had befriended a group of ...

Medical Council says stem cell surgeon should be arrested
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/19/2007
By Angel Novelo - Staff Reporter The Belize Medical Council, the regulatory body tasked with issuing a medical license to those wishing to practice medicine ...

CJ to GOB: hands off Maya lands
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/19/2007
By Angel Novelo - Staff Reporter The Mayan communities in southern Belize are celebrating great victory today, having successfully convinced the Supreme ...

Mysterious death in Vista del Mar rocks community
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/19/2007
... would want to kill him,” said his cousin. Prior to his recent job, the father of one also worked as an office assistant at the Belize Times on Queen Street.

US investor claims GOB extort his company
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/19/2007
By Angel Novelo - Staff Reporter The ongoing frenzy over Belize’s new found wealth, this week provoked serious allegations concerning oil exploration. ...

10/18/2007

BUTANE GAS PRICES RAISE
LoveFM, Belize - 10/18/2007
Both Belmopan and Dangriga residents will be paying $112 while Orange Walk residents will pay $111. Residents of Corozal and Belize City will pay 110 ...

AN APPEAL BY MICHEAL FAUX WHO WAS CONVICTED OF MURDER AND ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/18/2007
An appeal by Michael Faux who was convicted of the murder of Sydney Bradley and was sentenced to life imprisonment was dismissed by the Belize Court of ...

MEXICAN FORENSIC AUTHORITIES HAND OVER RESULTS OF BALLISTIC ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/18/2007
While these results were for ballistic testing, the Attorney General has stated the willingness to assist Belize in other forensic examinations.

31 YEAR OLD RENNICK RENEAU FOUND DEAD IN VISTA DEL MAR AREA
LoveFM, Belize - 10/18/2007
The body was in a state of decomposition. Reneau was a messenger for Positive Vibes Radio and lived on Lizarraga Avenue in Belize City.

ACTING CHIEF METEOROLOGIST UPDATES ON FLOODING BRIDGES
LoveFM, Belize - 10/18/2007
The result has been unusual flooding occurring in the Belize River because of the influx of water coming down the Macal and the Mopan River. ...

10/16/2007

ENVIROMENTALIST, ANIMAL PLANET HOSTTO SPEAK AT LAMAR-PA
Beaumont Journal,  USA - 10/16/2007
Now an expert in rainforest animals, Corwin was first introduced to tropical rain forests in 1984 during an expedition to Belize. ...

FOUR ESCAPED PRISONERS REMAIN AT LARGE
LoveFM, Belize - 10/16/2007
Four inmates who escaped from the Belize Central Prison early Sunday morning are still at large.They are Terry Bainton serving eleven years for burglary, ...

EDUCATION OFFICIALS UPDATE NATION ON TEXTBOOK PROGRAMME
LoveFM, Belize - 10/16/2007
... us the leverage to go and get publishers to write books specific for Belize now and I think that’s the road ahead and we’re already walking that route. ...

10/12/2007

Danger, highly flammable!
Amandala, Belize - 10/12/2007
Belize has never had a history of free aural media until 1989 when KREM became the first privately owned radio station in the country. ...

Jarro strikes twice and the BPFL champs rebound
Amandala, Belize - 10/12/2007
Despite threatening cloudy skies and a wet and soggy MCC field yesterday evening, the game went on and the BPFL champs FC Belize had a chance to rebound ...

Once more unto the breach …
Amandala, Belize - 10/12/2007
Before we proceed, we note with interest that there has not been a single word on the two matters from the Belize Council of Churches. ...

Clinton Uh Luna questions the “seal of arms”
Amandala, Belize - 10/12/2007
... themselves until having their maximum climax. In 1821 we were still under slavery. Who would have dared put two black men on a Seal of Arms in Belize?

From The Publisher
Amandala, Belize - 10/12/2007
The two major political parties in Belize are huge, national organizations. The difference between being in office and being out of power affects the ...

PM Musa blames “the media”
Amandala, Belize - 10/12/2007
“On another note, the Transparency International just ranked Belize more corrupt. Could you comment on this as well? “Yes, well it’s very disappointing of ...

Doctors in Chetumal say young Carlos needs a bone marrow transplant
Amandala, Belize - 10/12/2007
In Belize he got tests for malaria, hepatitis, and a few other diseases. He received different medications, but his health did not improve. ...

Belize Ports wins minor battle
Amandala, Belize - 10/12/2007
On October 8th, 2007, before Honourable Madam Justice Hafiz in the Supreme Court of Belize, Ports of Belize, the 1st Claimant, and Belize Ports Limited, ...

SATIIM threatened by Guat gunboat in the Sarstoon
Amandala, Belize - 10/12/2007
The Sarstoon Temash Institute for Indigenous Management (SATIIM) informed Belize of the incident by way of a press release dated Wednesday, October 10. ...

We have 52 guests online
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/12/2007
By Harry Lawrence - Publisher The Feinstein plan to build a causeway over the water to connect Stake Bank with Swallow Caye and North Drowned Caye to Belize ...

Belize is featured as a premier dive destination
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/12/2007
Belize has been featured as the destination of the month of October on the popular dive website, www.scubadiving.com. As a featured destination, Belize is ...

190 new citizens sworn in
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/12/2007
One hundred and ninety men and women were accepted as new citizens of Belize at a swearing in ceremony held in Belmopan last week. ...

We have 52 guests online
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/12/2007
The Belize Coast Guard monitored their return journey from Roatan to Glovers Reef while Jim Schofield, the husband of Kendra Schofield, flew overhead in a ...

We have 50 guests online
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/12/2007
By Angel Novelo - Staff Reporter Four months ago when the telephone giant Belize Telecommunication Limited, now called Belize Telemedia Limited, ...

Belize wins 1 gold and 3 bronze medals at Special Olympics
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/12/2007
Special Olympics Belize Athlete, Michael Graham, representing Belize at the 12th Special Olympics World Summer Games in Shanghai, China won a Gold Medal in ...

Coastal cleanup draws 1000 participants
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/12/2007
Over 1000 participants including students, youth organizations, conservation groups, non-governmental organizations and Scouts all around Belize joined ...

Court awards former BTL executive $39000
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/12/2007
By Angel Novelo - Staff Reporter Belize Telemedia Limited, formerly known as Belize Telecommunication Limited, which had refused to pay one of it’s former ...

We have 50 guests online
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/12/2007
By Angel Novelo - Staff Reporter Growing reports of continued Guatemalan encroachments in Belize along the western border has prompted military officials ...

We have 46 guests online
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/12/2007
“It was bogus,” declared 32 year old Raymond Gentle aka “The Killer” of 21 Kraal Road, Belize City. Gentle is a well known gang leader of the 80’s and 90s. ...

Belize gets tough on sex slave trade
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/12/2007
The women and the girl are all Central American immigrants who were brought into Belize and allegedly exploited for sex. All the females have been placed in ...

Superyacht Marina Berths For Sale...
Superyacht News, UK - 10/12/2007
Due to open in the autumn of 2008, the Belize Yacht Club Marina offers a particularly interesting destination. Not only a tropical paradise in the west of ...

Americans Like Their Greed Supersized
Atlantic Free Press, Netherlands - 10/12/2007
by Joe Bageant HOPKINS VILLAGE, BELIZE: Right now I am doing something only someone as fucked up as an American-style lefty could possibly do: waiting for ...

10/11/2007

"A FEAST FOR THE SENSES" EXHIBITION TO BE SHOWCASED AT HOUSE OF ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/11/2007
The exhibition is a product of a collaborative effort between national museums of seven Central American countries including Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, ...

2ND ANNUAL INNOVATION SHOW OFFICIALLY OPENED AT HOUSE OF CULTURE
LoveFM, Belize - 10/11/2007
The exhibition which involves samples of Taiwan’s latest technological products is part of the economic and cultural cooperation that Belize and Taiwan ...

PORT LOYOLA ACUTE MENTAL HEALTH DAY CARE CENTER OPENS TODAY
LoveFM, Belize - 10/11/2007
The new facility was constructed at a cost of 304 thousand, 465 dollars and 40 cents and was executed under the Belize Health Sector Reform Project with ...

KOLBE FOUNDATION OPENDS NEW SCHOOL BUILDING ON THEIR GROUNDS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/11/2007
The HAP program has been very active in Belize recently. The donation of this building, is to further the good work that’s being done here by the Kolbe ...

WORLD BLIND DAY OBSERVED
LoveFM, Belize - 10/11/2007
Field Officer for the Belize Council for the Visually Impaired (BCVI) in Belize City, Lisa Williams, says that the initiative is to highlight the importance ...

TWO DAY WORKSHOP ON IMPROVING PLANNING UNIT OF MINISTRY OF ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/11/2007
... dropouts that we need to pay attention to, if all of the people we are sending to school are going to make a contribution to the evolvement of Belize. ...

ELDERLY COUPLE INJURED IN TRAFFIC ACCIDENT
LoveFM, Belize - 10/11/2007
Police say 24-year-old Erick Geovanie of Johnson Street in Belize City was driving a white Toyota Prado and was towing the trailer on the Northern Highway ...

The Mayas’ Ancient Eco-Wisdom
The Santa Barbara Independent, CA - 10/11/2007
Rather, Ford, who does her field work at a site in western Belize called El Pilar, believes that the Maya were “forest gardeners,” and cultivated their ...

10/10/2007

Fishermen turn birdwatchers!
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 10/10/2007
Fishing has been the way of life in Ambergris Caye for decades. Unfortunately, it has proven not to be as lucrative a business as it was before. ...

Marty Casado, Still “The ‘Invisible Man’ of Ambergris Caye”
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 10/10/2007
In our country, this responsibility is placed on the Belize Tourism Board but individual destinations also advertise their own unique attractions. ...

Burglars target Wet Willy’s
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 10/10/2007
... officers continued their investigation and apprehended their second suspect in Caye Caulker as he was getting on a boat en route to Belize City. ...

Calendar Girls 2008 - Get your sizzling copy NOW!
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 10/10/2007
... Club gears up for yet another fruitful year with one set goal – to provide financial and educational opportunities to the children of Ambergris Caye. ...

BELIZEAN ATHLETES SHINE ON AT 12TH SPECIAL OLYMPICS WORLD SUMMER ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/10/2007
Special Olympics Belize says this is quite an achievement considering that Belize achieved nearly 80 percent success in the events. ...

21 YEAR OLD HEMAN ELIJIO CHARGED WITH ROBBERY OF FORMER PRISON ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/10/2007
Adolphus was walking on Central American Boulevard on his way to deposit money at Belize Unit Trust when he was accosted by the gunman he identified as ...

SAN PEDRO POLICE DETAIN TWO PEOPLE IN CONNECTION WITH EARLY ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/10/2007
Police say they believe the two entered Belize illegally on board a 25 foot skiff powered by a 60 horsepower motor found in the area. ...

10/9/2007

BSI AND BELCOGEN BREAKS GROUND FOR POWER PLANT TOMORROW
LoveFM, Belize - 10/9/2007
Belize Sugar Industries and Belize Co-Generation Energy Limited will tomorrow break ground for its 31.5 megawatt cogeneration bagasse power plant. ...

21 YEAR OLD HERMAN ELIJIO CHARGED WITH ROBBERY
LoveFM, Belize - 10/9/2007
Adolphus was walking on Central American Boulevard on his way to deposit money at Belize Unit Trust when he was accosted by the gunman he identified as ...

BETHEL PRIMARY SCHOOL BENEFITS FROM TELEMEDIA'S 'ADOPT A SCHOOL ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/9/2007
Bethel Primary School has a new look thanks to Belize Telemedia Limited. In June 2007, the primary school was adopted by Telemedia as a part of the “Adopt a ...

BELIZE INDEPENDENT MEDIA ASSOCIATION CONDUCTED MEETING LAST NIGHT
LoveFM, Belize - 10/9/2007
The Belize Independent Media Association held a meeting last night at the Chateau Caribbean. A release from the organization says that it was approved at ...

The fight for Doris Staine’s education continues
Amandala, Belize - 10/9/2007
Director of CARE Belize, Evan Cowo, told us that there is no reason why Doris should be excluded from having the education she and her parents desire for ...

A question of confidence
Amandala, Belize - 10/9/2007
... where the DFC is concerned, where the Port of Belize sale is concerned, where the sale and re-sale of BTL are concerned, where our oil is concerned, ...

Marion the Magnificent
Amandala, Belize - 10/9/2007
Marion is an American, but we have adopted her as a daughter of Belize because she acknowledged her Belizeanhood before hundreds of millions all over the ...

The case of Tattaglia and Sollozzo
Amandala, Belize - 10/9/2007
We are explaining this to you because, while the tendency in Belize is always to push Partridge Street into lock down support for one or the other of the ...

Ernest Sacasa, 24, charged with attempted murder of Julius ...
Amandala, Belize - 10/9/2007
... almost a month ago, but on Wednesday, October 3, police took Ernest Sacasa, 24, a resident of Kraal Road, to the Belize City Magistrate’s Court, ...

George Young, Jr., 28, walks from attempted murder charge
Amandala, Belize - 10/9/2007
... of Public Prosecutions, Lutchman Sooknandan, because Leng, who has returned to her native China, has indicated that she will not come back to Belize. ...

Chiquibul Park managers want Guatemalans to stay on their side
Amandala, Belize - 10/9/2007
George Hanson, Enforcement and Wildlife Program Officer for the Forest Department, and a small band of Belize Defence Force soldiers stationed in the park ...

A frightening accident for the Charlie Good family
Amandala, Belize - 10/9/2007
Charlie Good said that is clear that the Belize Defence Force (BDF) vehicle, which is what crashed into the rear of the pickup his family was traveling in, ...

Tanchie Milligan dead at 38
Amandala, Belize - 10/9/2007
The vehicle was positioned as though it was heading to Belize City from the direction of Orange Walk Town. The report said that the vehicle was extensively ...

10/8/2007

BELIZE PREPARES TO CELEBRATE WORLD FOOD DAY
LoveFM, Belize - 10/8/2007
Belize will join the rest of the world in celebrating World Food Day. As a part of this observation, a food fair has been planned for this Friday, ...

PHILIP HAROLD DESHIELD OF ST. JOHN'S COLLEGE JUNIOR COLLEGE IS ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/8/2007
Philip Harold Deshield of St. John’s College Junior College is the recipient of the 2007 Belize Scholarship Award. Deshield, sat the May/June 2007 Caribbean ...

ONE PERSON DEAD AND SEVERAL INJURED IN TWO SEPARATE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/8/2007
At the scene 27-year-old Erwin Wade a corporal in the Belize Defence Force reported that he was driving his Mitsubishi van on the Highway from the direction ...

STANN CREEK DISTRICT SPORTS COUNCIL COMMITEE HELD ITS INAUGURAL ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/8/2007
Hugh Staine, Director of Sports Program at the national sports council in Belize City was also on hand for the meeting.

Lord Ashcroft sells cleaning company at 620 per cent premium
Independent, UK - 10/8/2007
The US company ABM Industries has agreed to pay £179m to acquire the Belize-based company, which made a loss of about £1m last year. ...LON:OSS

10/5/2007

Cuba, Santa Rosa R, Folklore Foundation, Sliding
Amandala, Belize - 10/5/2007
Santa Rosa R. There is at least one other Santa Rosa in Belize. It is situated along the Southern Highway in the Stann Creek District. ...

We have 58 guests online
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/5/2007
By Albert Ciego - Staff Reporter Popular morning talkshow host, Evan “Mose” Hyde, of the Wake Up Belize show on Krem TV has reported his Toyota Tacoma ...

BIMA denounces attempts to intimidate media workers
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/5/2007
The Belize Independent Media Association strongly denounces the blatant act of damage to property committed against host of the WUB Morning Show Evan “Mose” ...

PUP celebrates 57th anniversary
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/5/2007
Price was called to lead this nationalist movement as early as 1947 when the Natives First Independent Group won four of the seven seats in the Belize town ...

UDP says it will reduce fuel prices at the pump
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/5/2007
Barrow says his party’s long term plan is to have Belize secure a small refinery to convert some of its crude oil into diesel, which should eventually ...

We have 48 guests online
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/5/2007
By Albert Ciego - Staff Reporter Two well known media personalities were the subject of vicious attacks this week in Belize City after they reportedly spoke ...

Separate road accidents leave 4 dead
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/5/2007
Patt, an employee of Belize Medical Associates, escaped the fatal accident with injuries to his body, while 30-year-old Martha Aragon, a passenger in the ...

We have 48 guests online
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/5/2007
It involves the making of a documentary which will be widely published in case of a kidnapping or murder of any member of the independent media in Belize. ...

Guatemala wins CONCASOFT U-19 softball championship
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/5/2007
The Belize girls won their opening game 6-3 over Nicaragua. The Nicarguans took a 2-0 lead when Yohasco Palacio and Karen Gutierrez scored in the first ...

Candlelight vigil highlights need for peace
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/5/2007
Led by mothers of sons who had been victims of crime, the march wound it’s way through city streets and ended at the Belize City Center where the group ...

New tribunal to be appointed in trade dispute between BTL and BCWU
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/5/2007
Chief Justice Abdulai Conteh has given the green light for the appointment of a new tribunal in the trade dispute involving the Belize Communication Workers ...

Jaguar protection competition underway
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/5/2007
The initiative expanded the world’s only jaguar sanctuary at the time, 30-fold and safeguarded nearly 100000 acres of tropical forest in Belize. ...

FFB executive member speaks out
Amandala, Belize - 10/5/2007
UNCAF had threatened sanctions because of comments made by Coach Lewis where he accused the referee of cheating the Belize team in an international match. ...

Lois Young presents the case for Prosser and unions versus GOB and ...
Amandala, Belize - 10/5/2007
The case of Jeffrey Prosser and two Belizean trade unions against the Government of Belize continued in the Supreme Court on Tuesday, October 2, ...

Tragedy - father, mother, infant die in traffic accident
Amandala, Belize - 10/5/2007
Patt was also brought to the city, but he is reportedly hospitalized at the Belize Medical Associates (BMA). Initial investigations revealed that the ...

From The Publisher
Amandala, Belize - 10/5/2007
Looking at Janet Felix, I see her story as an example of how the socio-economics of the black community in Belize City has unraveled. Janet Felix’s father, ...

Belize, other allies defend Taiwan’s membership in UN at 62nd ...
Amandala, Belize - 10/5/2007
Shoman said that in the “spirit of law and justice, the desire for equity and for preservation of human rights,” Belize continues to struggle with the ...

Double murder, murder and manslaughter cases scheduled to be heard ...
Amandala, Belize - 10/5/2007
The case of Aaron Paguil was today remitted to the Belize Magistrate’s Court. He was initially charged with aggravated assault and abetment to commit murder ...

BIMA, UDP, and PUP condemn Tuesday night attack on Rufus X
Amandala, Belize - 10/5/2007
Early Friday morning, the most popular talk show host in the land, KREM’s Evan “Mose” Hyde of the WUB (Wake up Belize) morning show, heard gunshots and ...

Guats hack 6000 Chiquibul acres!
Amandala, Belize - 10/5/2007
Not only have those incursions included illegal settlements of Guatemalans in protected areas on the Belize side of the border, but also the illegal ...

Leonardo DiCaprio To Build 'Green Hotel' In Belize
Post Chronicle - 10/5/2007
by Staff Leonardo DiCaprio has struck a deal with the owners of the Four Seasons Resorts chain to create a 'green hotel' in Belize. ...

Leo Goes Greener
Ananova, UK - 10/5/2007
IMDB reports that Leo wants to build the pad on land he owns in Belize. He has already made a deal with the bigwigs at The Four Seasons Hotel resorts and ...

Belize picks Nortel to deploy two wireless networks
Telecom Paper (subscription), Netherlands - 10/5/2007
Belize Telemedia has chosen Nortel to replace and upgrade its existing GSM GPRS / Edge 850 / 1900 MHz wireless network and implement a new CDMA / EVDO 450 ... NT

10/4/2007

MAJOR POLITICAL PARTIES CONDEMN RECENT ACTS OF VIOLENCE ON MEDIA ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/4/2007
... constitute a flagrant assault on one of the most fundamental rights and freedoms as enshrined in the Belize Constitution, that of freedom of speech. ...

BELIZE TELEMEDIA SIGNS CONTRACT WITH NORTEL IN LIGHT OF CELLULAR ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/4/2007
The signing of a contract between Belize Telemedia Limited and Nortel this morning marked the replacement and upgrade of BTL’s cellular phone and internet ...NT

BELIZE CELEBRATES SENIOR CITIZENS WEEK
LoveFM, Belize - 10/4/2007
This week is being celebrated as senior citizens week in Belize. Events have been ongoing nationwide to engage our senior citizens in a number of activities ...

LOCAL GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS TO PARTICIPATE IN TWO DAY WORKSHOP
LoveFM, Belize - 10/4/2007
... General Baxter Mathews and Natalie Fairweather from the Treasury Department. The conference will be held at the Princess Hotel & Casino in Belize City.

NEW BELIZEAN CITIZENS SWORN IN
LoveFM, Belize - 10/4/2007
Minister Rodwell Ferguson and Minister of State Ainslie Leslie handed out the certificates of registration as a citizen of Belize. A Government release says ...

10/3/2007

BELIZE INDEPENDENT MEDIA ASSOCIATION DENOUNCES ATTEMPTS TO ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/3/2007
The Belize Independent Media Association says it strongly denounces the blatant act of damage to property committed against host of Krem Radio’s WUB morning ...

TRAFFIC ACCIDENT ON WESTERN HIGHWAY CLAIMS TWO LIVES
LoveFM, Belize - 10/3/2007
“The investigation is saying that this vehicle was traveling from the direction of Belize City to the direction of Belmopan and when apparently this driver ...

How Americans Like Their Greed: Supersized
AlterNet, CA - 10/3/2007
HOPKINS VILLAGE, BELIZE--Right now I am doing something only someone as fucked up as an American-style lefty could possibly do: waiting for Hurricane Dean ...

PRIME MINISTER ATTENDS REGIONAL MEETING IN JAMAICA
LoveFM, Belize - 10/3/2007
The Prime Minister of Belize Said Musa left the country today en route to Montego Bay Jamaica. There the Prime Minister will join other Caricom heads of ...

NEMO OFFICIAL RESPONDS TO ALLEGATIONS OF WRONG DOING
LoveFM, Belize - 10/3/2007
Cynthia Robateau, a resident of Corozal town called Love FM’s morning show today to say that she witnessed an incident in which members of the Belize ...

October is Cleanup Month!
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 10/4/2007
Around San Pedro banners will line the street and more garbage bins will be visible through the courtesy of the Ambergris Caye Chamber of Commerce and Barry ...

Our Belize Community – Chef Ainsley Roy Castro
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 10/3/2007
The culinary explosion in Belize is tremendous. Often described as one of the best places in the world to eat, Belize has a mix of cultures which ignites ...

Relocating Rogue Crocodiles
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 10/3/2007
What we do in the mainland when we are called to relocate a rogue croc we have to borrow equipment from the Belize Zoo,” ended Hanson. ...

10/2/2007

BELIZE'S FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND FOREIGN TRADE MINISTER ADDRESSES UN ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/2/2007
Like most coastal countries, Shoman said, Belize faces a big problem when it comes to climate change since its effects are felt strongly on its ecology; ...

BELIZE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY INTRODUCES THE TACARI PROJECT
LoveFM, Belize - 10/2/2007
The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry is the host of the kick-off of the TACARI project. The event has the participation of its Caricom and EU ...

BELIZE NATIONAL TEACHERS UNION PUNTA GORDA ELECTS NEW EXECUTIVE
LoveFM, Belize - 10/2/2007
The Belize National Teachers Union Punta Gorda branch recently elected new executive officers. Paul Mahung reports. “As part of the BNTU Punta Gorda Branch ...

POLICE STORIES
LoveFM, Belize - 10/2/2007
The two were accompanied to the Corozal Police Station where the minor was charged with driving a motor vehicle while not being the holder of Belize ...

BELIZE SCOUTS ASSOCIATION HELD 10TH GILWELL REUNION OVER THE WEEKEND
LoveFM, Belize - 10/2/2007
A release from the Belize Scouts Association says the tenth Gilwell Reunion was held over the weekend of September 29 and 30 at Camp Oakley. ...

Narco money in the politics of Belize
Amandala, Belize - 10/2/2007
Very few who are not students of Belize’s politics remember that three men who at the time were PUP insiders – VH Courtenay, Winston Smiling and James ...

From The Publisher
Amandala, Belize - 10/2/2007
Theoretically, the introduction of universal adult suffrage in 1954 should have resulted in truly democratic elections in Belize, and hence truly democratic ...

Mothers lead another city demonstration against gun violence
Amandala, Belize - 10/2/2007
A group of about three hundred Belizeans took to the streets of Belize City yesterday afternoon under the banner of the Mothers Organized for Peace, ...

Comatose, Eyean “Horse” Reid, 31, dies in KHMH
Amandala, Belize - 10/2/2007
... 4, and Jeremiah Reid, 13; and two children in Belize City, Eyeana Reid, 3, and Eyean Reid, Jr., 5. He is also survived by three brothers and one sister. ...

Survivor of Mile 35 traffic accident that claimed 6 lives, tells ...
Amandala, Belize - 10/2/2007
A bus belonging to Belize National Transportation Services Limited, driven at the time by Tyrone Gillett, 30, and a truck driven at the time by Michael ...

Molotov message to Mose
Amandala, Belize - 10/2/2007
... and while blast of gunshots on the Southside of Belize are by no means rare events, what Hyde would come to discover the following day certainly is. ...

Must Santa Rosa residents leave Belize? Or is their departure ...
Amandala, Belize - 10/2/2007
Several officials in Belize, as well as the OAS, have indicated that the incursion at Santa Rosa issue is the single biggest obstacle to moving forward with ...

10/1/2007

ORGANIZERS SAY MARCH FOR PEACE A SUCCESS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/1/2007
Over five hundred people took party yesterday in the March for Peace which was aimed to bring awareness of the recent killings in Belize City. ...

INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR OLDER PERSONS OBSERVED
LoveFM, Belize - 10/1/2007
... George Hotel to launch a Representative Organization of Older Persons in Belize called VOICE; Voicing their Opinions on Issues Concerning the Elderly. ...

COMMISSIONER OF POLICE SPEAKS ABOUT TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON BELIZE'S ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/1/2007
The accident was categorized as one of the worst road accidents on Belize’s highways. Commissioner of Police said that while no charges have been imposed on ...

TEACHERS OF HOLY ANGELS SCHOOL HELD A WORKSHOP
LoveFM, Belize - 10/1/2007
Citrus Products of Belize Limited,CPBL for filling low lying areas on our compound and accommodating our periodic requests,Sweet Water for monthly donations ...

FIRE OFFICIALS CONCLUDED INVESTIGATIONS INTO LAST FRIDAY MORNING'S ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/1/2007
Fire officials have concluded their investigations into last Friday morning’s fire at number five Nurse Seay Street in Belize City. ...

POLICE STORIES
LoveFM, Belize - 10/1/2007
On Saturday Police formally arrested and charged twenty year old Glenford Williams a 20-year-old of a Waight Street address in Belize City for attempted ...

October 2007 Archives
Belizean - Only in Belize!, Belize - 10/1/2007
The Belize Constitution states that the National Assembly “shall continue for five years from the date of the first sitting of the House of Representatives… ...

Speculation Grows On Date for General Elections
Belizean - Only in Belize!, Belize - 10/1/2007
The Belize Constitution states that the National Assembly “shall continue for five years from the date of the first sitting of the House of Representatives… ...

9/28/2007

FIRE IN BELIZE CITY LEAVES TWO FAMILIES HOMELESS
LoveFM, Belize - 9/28/2007
A fire in Belize City has left two families homeless. The two storey house at number five Nurse Seay went up in flames this morning. ...

THREE KINGS OF BELIZE RECEIVES RAVE REVIEWS FROM PRIMARY SCHOOL ...
LoveFM, Belize - 9/28/2007
When it premiered this month, Three Kings of Belize received rave reviews and today students of the Muslim Primary School got an opportunity to preview the ...

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY CONTINUES RECONSTRUCTION WORK IN AREAS ...
LoveFM, Belize - 9/28/2007
Habitat for Humanity, Belize, has been doing a lot of reconstruction work in the areas affected by Hurricane Dean. Administrative Director for the Habitat ...

RECONSTRUCTION EFFORTS CONTINUE IN COROZAL DISTRICT
LoveFM, Belize - 9/28/2007
It has been little more than a month that Hurricane Dean hit north of Belize near Majawal Mexico. NEMO Coordinator for Corozal James Janmohammed says that ...

POLICE DEPARTMENT SPEAKS OUT AGAINST ALLEGED MISCONDUCT AND ...
LoveFM, Belize - 9/28/2007
In Belize City the complaints can be made at the Internal Affairs Division at Raccoon Street Police Station or the office of the Ombudsman on Douglas Jones ...

Mothers for Peace plan big Sunday rally
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/28/2007
... to the recent outburst of violence and murders on city streets, and to call the nation and the people of Belize to prayer and unity among the people. ...

Belize downgraded for perceived corruption
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/28/2007
Transparency International, a respected global coalition against corruption in government, has further downgraded Belize’s standing in the international ...

We have 40 guests online
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/28/2007
The remainder of the material was then transported to the NEMO Ladyville warehouse and then unloaded by members of the Belize Defence Force on Thursday ...

Six dead,18 hurt in bus crash on Independence eve
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/28/2007
By Angel Novelo - Staff Reporter Six people, including two tourists, died violently on the eve of Belize’s independence anniversary when a commuter bus ...

Another cop finds himself on the other side of the law
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/28/2007
Police Inspector Calbert Jones who once headed the police Internal Affairs Unit in Belize City, says that cases of wrong doing, particularly use of ...

Attempted robbery turns fatal for one Belize City youth
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/28/2007
What was supposed to be a successful armed robbery for three Belize City men, turned out to be a disappointment for all and a fatal experience for one. ...

Grocer Timmy Stamp says policemen stole from him
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/28/2007
... and other goods that they did not pay for,” declared 40-year-old Timmy Stamp, owner of Stamp’s Grocery situated at # 37 Dean Street, Belize City. ...

El Salvador wins UNCAF U-16 football championship
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/28/2007
The Salvador team celebrated a second victory when they blew away the Belize selection 6-0 in the final game of the tournament on Sunday to clinch the ...

El Salvador wins UNCAF U-16 football championship
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/28/2007
The Salvador team celebrated a second victory when they blew away the Belize selection 6-0 in the final game of the tournament on Sunday to clinch the ...

Dion Danderson wins Mr. Belize 2007
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/28/2007
At the end of the night’s posing, Dion Danderson won the Mr Belize senior competition for the second consecutive year, with Roger Sutherland placing second ...

We have 25 guests online
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/28/2007
In El Salvador, a country the size of Belize (population 7.5 million) despite 12 years of brutal civil war, there are renewed tensions today over land. ...

Russell fires serious shots
Amandala, Belize - 19/28/2007
On Friday, September 7, the OAS, the facilitating body between Belize and Guatemala, issued a press release saying that a meeting had been held with the ...

US$100 Thousand: CABEI REAFFIRMS ITS COMMITMENT OF COOPERATION ...
Amandala, Belize - 19/28/2007
In order to provide emergency assistance to the population of Belize affected by Hurricane Dean, CABEI approved non-reimbursable cooperation of US$100000 to ...

Why Santa Rosa is such a big deal “behind di fence”
Amandala, Belize - 19/28/2007
On that fateful day—even while we had an entire village of Guatemalans knowingly squatting on Belizean soil—five Belizean security officers (four Belize ...

Chester and Crispin haul in 45 street “leaders” for a lecture
Amandala, Belize - 19/28/2007
Before, one youth, who is also from Kraal Road, said that the politicians need to provide jobs, which would alleviate the crime situation in Belize.

9/27/2007

OMBUDSMAN COMMENTS ON THE INCREASE OF PUBLIC INTEREST IN HIS OFFICEC
LoveFM, Belize - 9/27/2007
So I think to keep this relationship alive in Central America and the Caribbean,I think it’s very important for Belize,not only rights work but for other ...

UNITED DEMOCRATIC PARTY CELEBRATES 34TH ANNIVERSARY
LoveFM, Belize - 9/27/2007
... the party and to ensure that it is absolutely prepared to deal with the current challenges that are facing in fact the nation or the country of Belize. ...

PUBLIC OFFICERS RECEIVE CUSTOMER SERVICE TRAINING
LoveFM, Belize - 9/27/2007
That makes a difference because sometimes when an investor comes to Belize as compared to somewhere else and CARICAD’s goal is to ensure that by the time we ...

Sanctuary Bay Development - A Big, Fat Mess
Belizean - Only in Belize!, Belize - 9/27/2007
Observers say that Sanctuary Bay is an example of what can happen in Belize when real estate buyers don't check the background of developers and essentially ...

9/26/2007

Our Belize Community - Roy & Roannie Novelo (Belicolor)
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 9/26/2007
Both graduated from the school on 1988 and after a short stint, at Saint John’s College Junior College in Belize City, the duo returned to their hometown. ...

Commemorating 26 years of Belize’s freedom
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 9/26/2007
Mayor Elsa Paz and the Area Representative Manuel Heredia performed an official inspection of the gallant members of the Belize Defense Force Unit before ...

Lions hand out Quest books to students
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 9/26/2007
Lion Bobby Lopez and Lion Ali Kisling, joined by Reina de la Costa Maya/Miss Belize Universe 2007 Maria Jeffrey, along with members of the San Pedro Lions ...

BELIZE SPECIAL OLYMPICS TEAM IN ROUTE TO SHANGHAI,CHINA
LoveFM, Belize - 9/26/2007
The Special Olympics Belize team left Belize earlier today en route to the 12th Special Olympics world summer games to be held in Shanghai, China. ...

OMBUDSMAN COMMENTS ON LATEST REPORT
LoveFM, Belize - 9/26/2007
We have what we call the Tripartite Council made up of the Human Rights Commission of Belize,the Police Internal Affairs and Discipline and the Office of ...

CENTRAL AMERICAN BANK FOR ECONOMIC INTEGRATION MAKES DONATION TO ...
LoveFM, Belize - 9/26/2007
The Central American Bank for Economic Integration, CABEI, has made a donation to Belize for Hurricane Dean victims. The donation is a total of one hundred ...

MINISTRY OF HEALTH REPORTS NEW CASES OF HIV/AIDS
LoveFM, Belize - 9/26/2007
However, these latest statistics show the extent of the epidemic in Belize. “We have to remain optimistic that we will approach the plateau. ...

9/25/2007

Eating crow, pointing fingers
Amandala, Belize - 9/25/2007
There are just too many dinosaurs in sports administration in Belize. Somebody should find a desk job somewhere else for all amateur minds involved in ...

The implications of oil in Belize
Amandala, Belize - 9/25/2007
The implications of oil for Belize, the implications of oil in Belize, are staggering, but the masses of the Belize people are essentially ignorant on the ...

From The Publisher
Amandala, Belize - 9/25/2007
The fact of the matter is that the esuits (and the Church) clearly preferred a Central American destiny for Belize, whereas Goldson and Richardson still ...

6 dead, 18 injured in collision between truck and bus
Amandala, Belize - 9/25/2007
However, Amandala was on the scene Thursday evening, and we spoke with Phillip Jones, Operations Manager for Belize National Transportation Services Limited ...

Chinese grocer shot “Piggy” Villanueva, 23, dead
Amandala, Belize - 9/25/2007
A young “Bobo Shanti”, who lived at #9 Banak Street in Belize City, was shot and killed on Independence eve by a Chinese grocer during an attempted robbery. ...

Opposition Leader, Nicaraguan president Ortega, and Prime Minister ...
Amandala, Belize - 9/25/2007
Together, we can make the years ahead among our nation’s finest,” said Prime Minister Said Musa at official ceremonies marking Belize’s 26th anniversary of ...

Black Pearl and Mother Nature Creation are Carnival 2007’s junior ...
Amandala, Belize - 9/25/2007
According to the Belize Carnival Association’s treasurer, Phillipa Duncan, the error was made because a folder used by the officials to write on while they ...

Prosser, PSU and BNTU fight Telemedia and GOB!
Amandala, Belize - 9/25/2007
Since the Government of Belize buy-back of the Belize Telecommunications Limited in 2004, the company has been at the center of a string of litigations, ...

9/24/2007

GUN VIOLENCE IN BELIZE CITY LEAVES ANOTHER MAN DEAD
LoveFM, Belize - 9/24/2007
One man is dead and another injured following a shooting incident yesterday afternoon in Belize City. Shortly after two o’clock yesterday afternoon, ...

LABOR DEPARTMENT OFFERS CUSTOMER SERVICE SKILLS TRAINING TO JOB ...
LoveFM, Belize - 9/24/2007
That training here in Belize City is for people that are looking for jobs in the tourism industry or in the retail business and that training is in customer ...

CARNIVAL GROUP UPSET OVER RESULTS OF ROAD MARCH
LoveFM, Belize - 9/24/2007
The annual Carnival Road March took place this weekend in Belize City. At the end of the march there was the announcement of the winners however a few ...

POLICE DISCOVER UNLICENSED FIREARM AND AMMUNITION
LoveFM, Belize - 9/24/2007
Around three o’clock this afternoon police acting on information visited an abandoned house on George Street in Belize City where a search was conducted. ...

BELIZE NATIONAL TRIATHLON PRESENTS CONTRIBUTION TO THE BELIZE RED ...
LoveFM, Belize - 2 hours ago
The Belize National Triathlon Association has presented a contribution valued at just over $621 to the Belize Red Cross. This included cash and school ...

9/20/2007

Belize welcomes Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega
Belizean - Only in Belize!, Belize - 9/21/2007
Belmopan - 20 September, 2007 (Belizean.com) - President Daniel Ortega of Nicaragua has arrived in Belize to join in the celebrations to mark the 26th ...

LOVE FM'S RAISE YOUR FLAG AND WIN COMPETITION ENDS TONIGHT
LoveFM, Belize - 9/20/2007
The grand draw of the Raise Yuh Flag and Win With Love Competition takes place tonight at the Memorial Park in Belize City. Executive Coordinator of RSV ...

SEPTEMBER CELEBRATION ACTIVITIES CONTINUE
LoveFM, Belize - 9/20/2007
The official flag raising ceremonies to mark Belize’s twenty sixth anniversary of Independence will be held tonight. In Belize City activities are scheduled ...

NICARAGUAN PRESIDENT IS SPECIAL GUEST AT BELIZE'S INDEPENDENCE DAY ...
LoveFM, Belize - 9/20/2007
President Daniel Ortega of Nicaragua will be arriving in Belize today to join in the celebrations to mark the 26th anniversary Belize’s Independence. ...

NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE PROJECT EXPANDS TO THE NORTHERN PART OF ...
LoveFM, Belize - 9/20/2007
Today the project is planned to roll out to the northern part of the country, having rolled out already in the south of the country and south side of Belize ...

POLICE STORIES
LoveFM, Belize - 9/20/2007
The Commissioner of Police, on behalf of the entire Belize Police Department, would like to wish all Belizeans at home and abroad a happy Independence Day. ...

BTIA PARTNERS WITH AIG TO INSURE TOURISTS IN NATURAL DISASTERS
LoveFM, Belize - 9/20/2007
Both Hurricane Dean and Hurricane Felix did not only have their effect on the agriculture and infrastructure of Belize but also on the tourists visiting ...

Government in court over Port issues
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 9/20/2007
Courtenay, Coye and Company filed a claim on behalf of the Port of Belize and its majority shareholder, Belize Ports Limited, owned by Luke Espat. ...

Barrier Reef Drive officially Inaugurated
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 9/20/2007
Present for the occasion were Mayor of San Pedro Town Elsa Paz, Area Representative for Belize Rural South Manuel Heredia Jr., Minister of Tourism Godfrey ...

Tragic death caused by crocodile
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 9/20/2007
The Blanco family transported the body to Belize City via a boat to be taken to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital where it awaited a post mortem ...

Hubert Faber gunned down in front of home
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/20/2007
By Armin Petzold - Staff Reporter Another Belize City man has been gunned down over the weekend. This time, the victim was 27-year-old Dickenson Street ...

Mike Lewis & Nissan Arana win Masters’ & elite cycling road ...
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/20/2007
By William Ysaguirre - Freelance Writer Mike Lewis of Team Santinos’ and Nissan Arana of Team Typhoon emerged as champions when the Belize Cycling ...

Team Belize ready for Central American U-16 football championship
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/20/2007
By William Ysaguirre - Freelance Writer Belize’s under-16 national football team demonstrated their readiness for the upcoming Central American U-16 ...

Three Kings - a movie documentary
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/20/2007
His music is a living connection to the ancient Mayan culture and is an important part of village celebrations in southern Belize. Mess continues to live in ...

Tourism stakeholders absent on climate change decisions
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/20/2007
Belizean meteorologist Carlos Fuller, the national spokesman for climate change, introduced the day’s discussion on climate change and its impact on Belize, ...

Belize lagging behind on infant mortality
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/20/2007
While the rest of the world has been having substantial success in reducing mortality rates among small children, Belize has been struggling to keep pace ...

Policemen busted for extortion and brutality
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/20/2007
Charges of extortion and police brutality rocked the Belize Police Department this week after two men in separate incidents accused a Police Corporal and a ...

Citco’s “Reserved Parking” illegal, but
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/20/2007
By Lisbeth Ayuso he Belize City Council, under the previous People’s United Party and the current United Democratic Party administrations have been ...

Universal sees silver lining
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/20/2007
Coye said that any final agreement will include not only the $33.5 million principal loan owed to the Belize Bank, but all interest and other payments due ...

Battle of the ports - Fienstein tells Espat to put up or shut up
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/20/2007
Espat on Monday secured an injunction order from the Belize Supreme Court, which prohibits the Musa government, at least for now, from issuing a port ...

“Buck-it” goes to the well twice and Caesar Ridge fans “drink ...
Amandala, Belize - 9/20/2007
... what the doctor ordered to secure the 2007 Belize District Football Little League season championship for Caesar Ridge, as Ladyville failed to score. ...

Musa saddles his horse
Amandala, Belize - 9/20/2007
General elections are due in Belize by March 5, 2008, but there are indications that Mr. Musa will choose to go in November or December this year. ...

CitCo terminates city administrator - sanitation manager walks!
Amandala, Belize - 9/20/2007
Former city administrator at the Belize City Council, Sharole Saldivar, declined comment to our newspaper on her recent termination, indicating that she is ...

Musa’s pre-election State of the Nation Address: heavy on ...
Amandala, Belize - 9/20/2007
Prime Minister Said Musa this morning delivered an uncharacteristically short State of the Nation Address, dubbed “Believe in Belize,” focusing more on what ...

Judge Haffiz blocks Stake Bank port license until October 8
Amandala, Belize - 9/20/2007
In light of a Cabinet decision made last week to put the Belize Cruise Terminal and Stake Bank projects on equal footing, the Port of Belize has secured an ...


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