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11/5/08

NATIONAL LIBRARY SERVICE FACILITATES TRAINING WORKSHOP IN THE WEST
LoveFM, Belize - 11/5/08
The Belize National Library Service and Information System is hosting a Multiplication Effect Training Workshop. The workshop starts today and will focus on ...

BELIZE HOST 6TH CONFERENCE OF THE ORGANIZATION OF CARIBBEAN ...
LoveFM, Belize - 11/5/08
The Public Utilities Commission of Belize is the host regulator of the 3 day event. Manager of Communication and Consumer Affairs at PUC, Ann Wade tells us ...

GOVERNMENT SEEKS FUNDS TO BEGIN REHABILITATION AFTER FLOODING
LoveFM, Belize - 11/5/08
Hundreds of Belizeans are still being affected by flood waters primarily in the Belize River Valley, Crooked Tree and in the Orange Walk District. ...

BELIZE AUDUBON SOCIETY REOPENS PROTECTED AREAS
LoveFM, Belize - 11/5/08
The Belize Audubon Society is re-opening four co-managed protected areas. Dirk Francisco is the Publicity Coordinator at the Belize Audubon Society. ...

11/4/08

Byron Lee Dead at 73
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 11/4/08
Byron Lee called Belize home and performed in Belize regularly; up until two years ago he had an almost twelve year streak going. His appearances also dated ...

Pen Cayetano's Belize Bowl Race
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 11/4/08
Along with Benjamin Nicholas, Pen Cayetano is Belize’s most celebrated Garifuna painter. But unlike Nicholas, who lives in Dangriga, Pen Cayetano lives in ...

Garbage Piling Up in the City
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 11/4/08
And the reason is...what it always is at City Hall, no money to pay Belize Waste Control. Or at least that’s what we’ve been able to gather from calls by ...

Knifeman Massacres Chinese Businessmen in Dangriga
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 11/4/08
The survivor along with Lee Mark Chang – President of the Belize Chinese Association today appealed for help from the public. “The main thing she want to ...

Mayor Moya: Waste Control Has Been Paid
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 11/4/08
Earlier we told you about the garbage that’s been piling up around the city because it’s not being picked up by Belize Waste Control –which hasn’t been paid ...

Kevin Hendy Executed in Drive-by Shooting
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 11/4/08
The first one happened in Belize City just after seven. When the gunshots ceased, thirty seven year old Kevin Hendy lay dead on the pavement. ...

MAN SHOT AND KILLED IN BELIZE CITY
LoveFM, Belize - 11/4/08
In Belize City another murder was recorded as a result of gun violence. 35 year old Kevin Hendy was shot and killed on Central American Boulevard last night ...

CARIBBEAN MUSICIAN BYRON LEE DIES AT AGE 73
LoveFM, Belize - 11/4/08
I am sure he would have like to come back to Belize to visit at least. He leaves a big family behind; he had sons and daughters and grandchildren, ...

MAYA LEADER BEN BOL PASSED AWAY
LoveFM, Belize - 11/4/08
One of the ways Bol did this was by hosting a Mopan Maya programme which first aired on Radio Belize. After Radio Belize closed its doors in 1998, ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 11/4/08
Belize City police have arrested and charged two minors for aggravated assault. Dwight Tillett reported to police that he was walking toward his house on ...

TOURISM STAKEHOLDERS FROM BELIZE AND GUATEMALA STRENGTHENS RELATIONS
LoveFM, Belize - 11/4/08
“The Belize Tourism Industry Association Toledo initiative was to stimulate and increase world and intra regional tourist visit to high potential regional ...

YOUTH BUSINESS TRUST BELIZE ACCREDITED INTO INTERNATIONAL NETWORK
LoveFM, Belize - 11/4/08
The Prince’s Youth Business International has accepted Youth Business Trust Belize into the Global Network. Forty countries from around the world make up ...

SAGICOR CELEBRATES ITS 8TH ANNIVERSARY
LoveFM, Belize - 11/4/08
This week Sagicor is celebrating eight years of involvement in the insurance business in Belize. The celebration is being observed under the theme ...

11/3/08

$22.5 million in Flood Related Damages and Counting
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 11/3/08
This is just for the eastern Cayo District and for the areas in the Belize District and the Orange Walk District.” “Immediately. In Belama they’ve already ...

Relief at the Pump on the Horizon
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 11/3/08
The world oil price is making for cheaper gas all over the world – everywhere, it seems, except Belize, where crippling pump prices persist. ...

Barrow Wants Barack to Win
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 11/3/08
And sure enough, there are signs of Obama mania in Belize City with t-shirts, watches, and other paraphernalia being sold. We hit the streets today to find ...

23 Communities Declared Disaster Areas
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 11/3/08
23 villages and communities in the Belize and Orange Walk Districts have been declared disaster areas. They are Crooked Tree, Willows Bank, Bamboo Patch, ...

PM Barrow To Lord Ashcroft: Don't Take it Personal
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 11/3/08
Government also intends to increase the tax on public investment companies like the Belize and Atlantic Banks from 8% to reportedly 15% which is what the ...

Dylan Reneau Elected NTUCB President
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 11/3/08
The National Trade Union Congress of Belize has a new president; he is Dylan Reneau the representative of the Public Service Union. Reneau was elected along ...

Diggy Dap Shot in the Rear
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 11/3/08
He is not saying much to Belize City Police but someone tried to kill forty eight year old Belize City resident Fredrick Lynch better known as “Diggy-Dap. ...

NATIONAL TRADE UNION CONGRESS HELD AGM OVER THE WEEKEND
LoveFM, Belize - 11/3/08
The 42 nd Annual General Meeting of the National Trade Union Congress of Belize was held over the weekend in Punta Gorda. Paul Mahung has the details. ...

BEL AND PUC AT IT AGAIN
LoveFM, Belize - 11/3/08
Belize Electricity Limited and the Public Utilities Commission continue to disagree with each other over what BEL is required to do under the Electricity ...

COURT NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 11/3/08
The incident was reported in August 2005 and is said to have occurred near the farmers market here in Belize City. In other news from the Magistrate’s Court ...

TWO PUBLIC FORUMS ON CLIMATE CHANGE AND ITS EFFECTS BEING HELD IN ...
LoveFM, Belize - 11/3/08
The Caribbean Community Climate Change Center will be hosting two public forums in Belize this week. The first will be held this evening at the UWI Open ...

BELIZE RED CROSS CONTINUE TO ASSIST FLOOD VICTIMS
LoveFM, Belize - 11/3/08
The Belize Red Cross continues to assist communities affected by flood waters over the past two weeks. Today a water treatment plant was installed in ...

MUNICIPAL CONVENTIONS HELD OVER THE WEEKEND IN DANGRIGA AND COROZAL
LoveFM, Belize - 11/3/08
Both he and Aaron Gongora will be present during this process in Belize City. We want to thank the management and administration of Christ the King Anglican ...

11/1/08

DFC Drags Novelo Brothers into Court
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 11/1/08
David told a similar story, claiming that his current salary is tied up repaying loans in his own name to the Belize Bank and Scotia Bank. ...

Altar of the Dead Honours Andy, Bev, & Paz
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 11/1/08
On the Day of the Dead, an altar like this one on exhibition at the Belize House of Culture can be found in homes where families in memory of their loved ...

GOB Gets Ready to Go Nuclear on Michael Ashcroft's Business Empire
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 11/1/08
The hostilities between the Michael Ashcroft business empire and the government of Belize continue to rage in court, but now government is one-upping the ...

Soldier Charged for Aggravated Assault
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 11/1/08
That person has been identified as thirty three year old Belarmino Quiroz, a Belize Defence Force soldier. Police say when they questioned Quiroz he told ...

Illegal Game Meat Sellers Busted
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 11/1/08
Exotic dishes such as peccary, armadillo, crocodile tail, and deer leg are usually rare in Belize. But not recently. Just like those folks from Douglas ...

Flood Water Stable in the Valley, Rising in the East
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 11/1/08
Tonight, flood waters continue to bear heavily on the Belize and Orange Walk Districts. First, to the Western Highway where there is intermittent flooding ...

It's Serani & Miss Thing
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 11/1/08
The Jamaican reggae artists Miss Thing and Serani are in Belize for a show this weekend at Cahal Pech in Cayo. And while reggae artists are a regular fare ...

Valentine Baptist Charged for Jacking Joseph Duce
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 11/1/08
Today one of the robbers who held up a man on Thursday just outside of a mechanic shop in Belize City was taken to Belize City Magistrate’s Court. ...

110 Families Evacuate from Douglas Village
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 11/1/08
As we reported at the top of the news, flood waters continue to rise in the Belize and Orange Walk Districts. While residents in some affected areas have ...

10/31/08

DFC TRIES TO RECOVER MILLIONS FROM NOVELO BROTHERS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/31/08
... and that the bulk of his current salary is used to pay off separate loans at Scotia Bank and Belize Bank so he is personally unable to pay off the DFC. ...

BELIZE RURAL CENTRAL LAUNCHES FLOOD VICTIMS APPEAL
LoveFM, Belize - 10/31/08
A fundraising committee has been formed to assist flood victims in the Belize Rural Central Constituency. Area Representative Michael Hutchinson tells us ...

BLACKLEG DISEASE THREATENS CATTLE IN THE FLOOD AFFECTED AREAS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/31/08
Love News spoke to Agricultural Officer for the Belize District, Jose Tillett. “Blackleg is a highly fatal disease from young cattle. ...

COURT NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/31/08
Both men, security guards at the University of Belize were charged after police searched their home on Partridge Street on Wednesday and found some of the ...

BELIZE TO TAKE PART IN THE 57TH ANNUAL MISS WORLD PAGEANT
LoveFM, Belize - 10/31/08
Belize will be represented at the 57 th annual Miss World Pageant scheduled to be held in Johannesburg South Africa from November 16 th to December 13 th . ...

BELIZEAN ENTREPRENEUR TAKES PART IN CARIBBEAN SUB REGIONAL DIALOGUE
LoveFM, Belize - 10/31/08
Youth Business Trust Belize Entrepreneur Tylon Gladden, owner of Tydee’s Footwear, is in Port of Spain Trinidad attending the Caribbean Sub Regional ...

MEXICAN EMBASSY CELEBRATES DAY OF THE DEAD
LoveFM, Belize - 10/31/08
In celebration of the day the Mexican Embassy today facilitated a display at the House of Culture in Belize City in honor of Andy Palacio. ...

Albert and Regent Street project delayed again
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/31/08
By Adolph Lucas Jr. - Staff Reporter Work to resurface Albert and Regent Streets in the down town area of Belize City, has once again been pushed back, ...

US donates bridge to replace Kendall loss
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/31/08
“We are pleased to be able to assist the people of Belize, particularly those in the Stann Creek District, during these difficult times of flooding and ...

Judge Gonzalez; causing quite a stir
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/31/08
By Anita Nembhard - Freelance Writer The fate of Justice Tradio Gonzalez as a sitting judge of the Supreme Court of Belize remains uncertain, ...

Climate change will have security dimensions
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/31/08
She believes that Belize is on the right track in disaster response, regarding the current flooding situation. Accolades were given to the Belize Defence ...

Leigh Richardson, founding father, dies in New York at age 84
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/31/08
Passionate street protests involving people by the thousands were the early response to the colonial governor’s use of Clause VI to devalue the Belize ...

Fire leaves 15 homeless
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/31/08
A mid morning fire on north side Belize City on Thursday October 30, has left 15 people homeless. The fire completely destroyed a small two story wooden ...

Floods in Belize claim 5 lives; 27 in Costa Rica, Guatemala ...
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/31/08
Funeral services for the two Nigerians were conducted near Mile 31, on the Western Highway on Tuesday October 28, by the Nigerian community of Belize. ...

Chamber aims for $100000 donation to Belize Red Cross
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/31/08
The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry this week launched an appeal for donations for flood victims and announced that its Western Union Foundation has ...

Editorial
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/31/08
BECOL has not said anything about that, and we have to thank Sharon Matola of the Belize Zoo for pointing out the danger. 1. The spillwater is mostly ...

Raising the Bar... Association makes demands of AG
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/31/08
By Angel Novelo The Belize Bar Association has called on the Attorney General to have the Chief Justice of Belize and other justices of the Supreme Court ...

Floods paralyse Belize
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/31/08
By William Ysaguirre - Freelance Writer Traffic and work slowed to a halt in many parts of rural Belize this week as the flood waters which first began to ...

10/30/08

Belama Residents Moving Out of Flooded Homes
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/30/08
Earlier on we showed you the official reaction to much of the damage that’s occurred in the Belize District, but the human dimension speaks volumes more ...

Prime Minister Dean Barrow Will Declare National Emergency
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/30/08
And then it was an aerial tour of Belize City - specifically Belama Phase 3 which for the most part is now submerged. After the flyover, Prime Minister Dean ...

Bar Association Drops a Bomb on the Bench
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/30/08
The Bar Association of Belize is usually content to go about its business without creating too much friction or public fusses, but recently a new energized ...

More Havoc from Flood of '08
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/30/08
The great flood of 2008 continues to wreak havoc all across Belize - in the Orange Walk, Corozal, Cayo and Belize Districts. The footprint of this disaster ...

Zebedee Pitterson is Belize's Unsung Hero
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/30/08
He is Belize’s favourite baker but today Zebedeee Pitterson wasn’t recognized for his world famous bread and bun – he was singled out for his charity work. ...

SCOUTS ASSOCIATION OF BELIZE TO CONDUCT FOOD DRIVE FOR FLOOD VICTIMS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/30/08
The Scouts Association of Belize will be hosting a country wide food drive this Saturday. Orlando Garcia Director of Training at the Scouts Association ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/30/08
Belize City police have detained two men following a burglary at the UB campus kitchen on Freetown Road. Sylvia Cattouse of the University reported to ...

FLOOD WATERS CONTINUE TO AFFECT BELIZE AND ORANGE WALK DISTRICTS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/30/08
Flood waters continue to flow downstream from the Belize River. Areas of concern today is the Belize River Valley communities and some areas in the Orange ...

TELEMEDIA & BETHEL PRIMARY SCHOOL CELEBRATES FIRST ANNIVERSSARY
LoveFM, Belize - 10/30/08
Belize Telemedia Limited continues to assist the students and staff of Bethel primary School in Belize City. Last year Telemedia adopted the school as a ...

FIRE DESTROYS HOME IN BELIZE CITY
LoveFM, Belize - 10/30/08
A fire in Belize City this morning destroyed a two storey building on Prince Street. Neighbors saw the blaze shortly after 11 this morning but fire ...

……. WHILE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE RAISES FUNDS TO DO SAME
LoveFM, Belize - 10/30/08
The Belize Chamber of Commerce is also doing their share in an effort to assist those that have been affected by tropical depression 16. ...

10/29/08

Food handlers’ training for certification
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 10/29/08
“Prevention is better than detection,” stated San Pedro Health Inspector Thomas Flowers as the reason for the new Food Handler’s Training. ...

Holiday’s Horrorween Bash a ‘spooktacular’ success
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 10/29/08
Most Elegant of the night went to “Dead Miss San Pedro”, whilst Manager’s favorite was “the winged demon”. The judges favorite pick was “the characters from ...

12 new JP’s of San Pedro sworn in
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 10/29/08
After the official formalities, Minister Heredia thanked the new Justices of the Peace for accepting their new office of serving the community of San Pedro ...

School land controversy continues
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 10/29/08
In the October 4th, 2008 issue of the Gazette, a Government publication, a notice for Alex Nuñez was posted ...

…..WHILE Belize RURAL CONSTITUENCIES CONTINUE TO MONITOR AND ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/29/08
The Belize District has been divided into four zones in an effort to better facilitate relief efforts and assistance. But water levels continue to rise and ...

BELIZEAN PATRIOT LEIGH RICHARDSON DIES AT AGE 84
LoveFM, Belize - 10/29/08
Richardson played a critical role in the movement that led to Belize’s Independence. Today we spoke to Senator Hector Silva who told us more about the ...

WATER LEVELS CONTINUE TO RISE IN SOME PARTS OF THE Belize DISTRICT
LoveFM, Belize - 10/29/08
Residents in the Belize, Orange Walk and Corozal Districts are keeping an eye on rivers in their area. Love News spoke with Hydrologist Rudolph Williams who ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/29/08
Belize City Police are looking for one suspect following a report of sexual assault by a 15 year old minor. The minor told police that sometime around 2am ...

Belize RED CROSS RECEIVES FUNDS TO AID FLOOD VICTIMS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/29/08
The Belize Red Cross will be shifting into the recovery mode in the Cayo District later this week. The organization continues to receive assistance to help ...

WIN Belize FOCUSES ON SEXUAL HEALTH & EDUCATION
LoveFM, Belize - 10/29/08
WIN Belize has embarked on a series of workshops being held under the banner, “Our Sexual Health.” The first series was held last weekend at the Bliss ...

Flood ‘08 Continues to Smother Belize
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/29/08
Tonight, flooding persists in the Belize and Orange Walk districts and its getting worse in many areas. The depth, scale and scope are st6aggering. ...

Marion Jones Out of Jail & Talking to Oprah
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/29/08
In October of 2007 Belize’s golden girl Marion Jones broke our hearts when she admitted lying to federal investigators about using steroids. ...

Benny's Donates $30000 to Relief Efforts
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/29/08
The Benny’s Group of Companies today cut a check for $30000 to the government of Belize. The check is made out to the National Emergency Management ...

Is Florencio Marin Sr. Plotting A Comeback?
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/29/08
The PUP executive held a regular meeting in Belize City today but they discussed a most irregular report: a retired PUP politician is bad mouthing the ...

The Belizean Identity
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/29/08
It takes all types to make up this melting pot – but a new exhibit at the Museum of Belize encourages visitors to confront and embrace the multiplicity of ...

Commentary: Garifunas in Belize getting ready for November 19 ...
Caribbean Net News, Cayman Islands - 10/29/08
By Wellington C. Ramos This year in our country of Belize, the Garifuna people are getting ready to celebrate their 176th anniversary since they left ...

10/28/08

Second Body Recovered in Cayo
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/28/08
At the Belize Bank the account number is 1120458 and at Atlantic Bank it is 1000185773. Both accounts are under the name of Cayo Disaster Relief Fund.

Outbreak in Maypen
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/28/08
The flood has not only been affecting property and livestock but throughout the Belize River Valley the water which is now contaminated has been causing ...

PM Dean Barrow's Helicopter Tour of Flood Ravaged Valley
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/28/08
That is across the country but as we’ve been reporting, the attention is now on the Belize District where flood waters are now rising. ...

Leigh Richardson, Dead at 84
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/28/08
Tonight we note the passing of a pivotal figure in Belize’s history. Political trailblazer Leigh Richardson died in New York yesterday morning. ...

Disappointing times for sugar in the region
radiojamaica.com, Jamaica - 10/28/08
Belize produced a little more than 79 thousand tonnes, while Barbados produced the least with 30, 320 tonnes. A total of 438555 tonnes were exported to the ...

CJ DISMISSES TELEMEDIA’S CASE AGAINST INCOME TAX DEPARTMENT
LoveFM, Belize - 10/28/08
Chief Justice Dr. Abdulai Conteh struck out a case brought by Belize Telemedia Limited and two subsidiaries- Digicell and Business Enterprises Systems ...

NEMO CAYO LAUNCHES FUNDRAISING EFFORT TO RAISE FUNDS FOR FLOOD VICTIMS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/28/08
The funds and other items collected will be used to assist flood victims not only in the Cayo District but those along the Belize River Valley area, ...

BELIZE RURAL NORTH RECEIVES SUPPLIES
LoveFM, Belize - 10/28/08
In the Belize Rural North Constituency Minister of State Edmund Castro says that they have been receiving their relief supplies from the National Emergency ...

NATIONAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATION UPDATE ON FLOODING ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/28/08
In its latest release NEMO says in the Belize Rural area the Burrell Boom Road to Hattieville near the block factory remains under 11 inches of water. ...

WOMEN’S DEPARTMENT LAUNCHES PROJECT TO ASSIST SINGLE MOTHERS IN ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/28/08
The Women’s Department in the Ministry of Human Development and Social Transformation has embarked on a project titled “Supporting Single Mothers in Belize ...

10/27/08

The unanswered Ashcroft questions return
Spectator.co.uk (subscription), UK - 10/27/08
The problem is that Lord Ashcroft, who grew up in Belize, refuses to declare publicly his tax and residency status. “It's a private matter between him and ...

Landmark El Pilar Peace Park Agreement Signed
The Santa Barbara Independent, CA - 10/27/08
The ancient city of El Pilar sits on the long-disputed boundary between Guatemala and Belize and both countries maintain the area as separate natural ...

Today in History
KTRE, TX - 10/27/08
Ten years ago: Hurricane Mitch cut through the western Caribbean, pummeling coastal Honduras and Belize; the storm caused several thousand deaths in Central ...

PM Dean Barrow Tours Flood Ravaged Areas
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/27/08
Western Belize is in recovery mode while the central part of Belize is in emergency mode as flood waters slowly recede in the west and are rising in the ...

Kathleen Sabal is Miss Garifuna Belize City
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/27/08
On Saturday night 15 year old Kathleen Sabal did what her mother and aunt tried but never did, she won the Miss Garifuna Belize City pageant. ...

Central America aims to attract more European tourists
Earthtimes (press release), UK - 10 hours ago
... more from catalogues and at travel agencies about Central America's lesser known destinations such as Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua, and El Salvador. ...

SECOND ANNUAL PRESCHOOL TEACHERS STORYTELLING COMPETITION TO BE HELD
LoveFM, Belize - 10/27/08
It was just for the Belize District. Last year we had the first story telling competition for Belize District. All the districts heard about it and since ...

TIDE LAUNCHES PROJECT TO ASSIST FLOOD VICTIMS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/27/08
Paul Mahung, reporting “The reality that many in other parts of Belize are seriously affected by flood waters has triggered the call by the Toledo Institute ...

WATER LEVELS TO CONTINUE RISING IN THE BELIZE RIVER VALLEY
LoveFM, Belize - 10/27/08
And while NEMO Cayo has begun the recovery efforts, residents in the Belize, Orange Walk and Corozal Districts can still be affected by more flood waters. ...

NEW PEACE CORPS VOLUNTEERS TO BE SWORN IN
LoveFM, Belize - 10/27/08
There will also be 12 education volunteers swearing in, they will be working as teacher trainers mainly in Orange Walk and Corozal and some here in Belize. ...

NATIONAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATION BEGINS DAMAGE ASSESSMENT
LoveFM, Belize - 10/27/08
We can expect that the Corozal, Orange Walk and Belize Districts have not seen the maximum amount of flooding that will be coming their area so that will be ...

10/24/08

WATER LEVELS CONTINUE TO INCREASE AND MORE RAIN EXPECTED OVER THE ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/24/08
Water levels in the Belize River Valley area continue to rise. Acting Chief Meteorologist Ramon Frutos have been keeping us updated of the effects and the ...

CUBA TO PRESENT RESOLUTION ON US BLOCKADES TO THE UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY
LoveFM, Belize - 10/24/08
Manuel Rubido Diaz is the Cuban Ambassador to Belize. “On the eve of the 50 th Anniversary of the Cuban people’s final victory after a long and bitter ...

COURT NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/24/08
... who allegedly robbed three BTL customer service employees was charged with three counts of robbery when he appeared today in Belize Family Court. ...

MARIE SHARP ENLISTED IN INTERNATIONAL WHO’S WHO OF PROFESSIONALS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/24/08
Belize’s very own Marie Sharp has been selected for inclusion into the International who’s Who Historical Society. She will be listed in the 2008 edition of ...

BUFFALO SOLDIERS NATIONAL MUSEUM STAGES DISPLAY IN BELIZE
LoveFM, Belize - 10/24/08
Representatives of the Buffalo Soldiers National Museum are in Belize to stage a one time performance tonight at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts. ...

Minister Eden Martinez holds out
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/24/08
Once popularly known as Belize’s “forgotten district,” primarily because our elected political leaders in the past forgot us, Toledo East Representative, ...

Anguilla Cyclists to participate in the upcoming Caribbean Cycling ...
Anguilla LNT, Anguilla - 10/24/08
... Puerto Rico, Belize, St Kitts, Montserrat, Curacao, Jamaica, Guyana, Bermuda, Bahamas, Aruba, and host country St Vincent and the Grenadines.

Corozal cops recover $116000 from Corozal Belize Bank robbery
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/24/08
By Albert Ciego - Staff Reporter Belize Bank's teller, Vilma Guzman, was arrested and charged for robbery and conspiracy to comit robbery. ...

Mother and son arrested for sex crime
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/24/08
By Anita Nembhard - Freelance Writer Belize City police have arrested a 41-year-old store manager for allegedly allowing her 18-year-old son to engage in a ...

Editorial
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/24/08
By Harry Lawrence - Publisher Seven days of continuing rain have tested Belize in ways unexpected. Our homegrown disaster relief has worked well under NEMO. ...

A dream deferred on Marion Jones Sports Complex
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/24/08
By Adolph Lucas Jr. - Staff Reporter On Thursday October 16 the Government of Belize issued a release in which it stated that Cabinet has decided to defer ...

Mangroves are worth serious money!
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/24/08
By Patricia Celenza Belize’s most respected patriot and diplomat, Philip SW Goldson stated, “The time to save your country is before you lose it. ...

More rain more trouble!
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/24/08
The devastated effects of Depression number 16, which raked havoc in the Cayo district a week ago, is making its presence known in the Belize River Valley, ...

Belize inflation highest in twenty-five years!
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/24/08
The cost of living in Belize jumped nearly ten percent between August last year and August this year, according to a hot new survey by the Statistical Unit ...

An impediment to marriage: Bride-to-be goes home disappointed
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/24/08
Philip Norales and Theresa Johnson had obtained a marriage license in Belmopan on Tuesday October 14, and had made plans to get married in Belize City ...

Belize cattle for Mexico? First, some health requirements
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/24/08
Belmopan, October 22: Mexico and Belize will be hosting an important presentation on what needs to be done in order for Belize to be able to sell cattle ...

The Garinagu - Weaving a Future from a Tangled Past
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/24/08
By Adolph Lucas Jr. - Staff Reporter The National Garifuna Council (NGC) of Belize, which is responsible for the activities leading up to Garifuna Day on ...

10/23/08

The Flood Forecast
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/23/08
And that forecast ahs been keeping the Belize Hydrology Unit busy. They have been monitoring water levels countrywide and in particular what has been ...

Nigerian Couple Drowns at Kendall Crossing
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/23/08
And safety is just what disaster responders are emphasizing in the Belize River Valley as the flood is now literally in their back yards. ...

Frustration & Evacuation in Crooked Tree
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/23/08
The Belize Audubon Society has been helping the flood victims to move. According to bas assistant park director Derrick Hendy, it has been an emotional ...

Chinese Association Takes Relief Supplies West
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/23/08
We had a meeting with the Belize Chinese Association and we’ve decided to ask the Chinese community to help for the needy people in Cayo. ...

Request for Compromis Document Denied
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/23/08
The compromis outlines the terms that will be taken to the citizens of Belize and Guatemala in a referendum. When we asked him about it, ...

UB Students Take Relief Supplies into the Valley
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/23/08
Today 25 University of Belize students ditched classes and jumped in a bus and then on a boat bound for the Belize River Valley communities of Bermudian ...

Honduras and Central America: Floods OCHA Situation Report No. 2
ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland - 10/23/08
Tropical Depression 16 made landfall in northern Honduras on 16 October causing heavy rains in Honduras, Costa Rica, Belize, Nicaragua, El Salvador and ...

Leroy the Serial Rapist Stabbed in Prison
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/23/08
Gomez is facing 13 rape related charges for a series of rapes that occurred in Belize City during the months of August and September. ...

Buffalo Soldiers Come to Belize
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/23/08
It opened in 2001 and its first trip outside the United States is to Belize. The show takes place tomorrow night at the Bliss and the Museum’s Vice ...

VILLAGERS IN THE BELIZE RIVER VALLEY AREA CONTINUE TO EVACUATE
LoveFM, Belize - 10/23/08
Residents in 20 villages along the Belize River Valley area are experiencing an increase in flood waters. Most residents have evacuated the affected ...

SHOOTING IN BELIZE CITY LEAVES TWO PEOPLE INJURED
LoveFM, Belize - 10/23/08
Just before midday there were reports of a number of shots being fired on Central American Boulevard. There were no reports of injuries however we ...

NEMO BEGINS ITS RECOVERY PROCESS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/23/08
More than 50 soldiers of the Belize Defense Force have joined in recovery efforts in the Bullet Tree Falls area. Students from the University of Belize have ...

WATER LEVELS CONTINUE TO RISE IN THE BELIZE RIVER VALLEY AREAS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/23/08
Water levels in the Belize River Valley area continue to rise and the forecast is for the flood wave to affect Belize City sometime tomorrow. ...

PARTS OF COROZAL DISTRICT AFFECTED BY RISING RIVER LEVELS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/23/08
“While the Belize and Cayo Districts have been severely affected by floods, the Corozal District Emergency Management Organization is also making ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/23/08
Belize City Police are investigating reports of a burglary. 60-year-year old Beulah Sikaffy of Bishop Street told Police that someone burglarized her home ...

BELIZE QUALIFIES FOR FINAL ROUND OF REGIONAL NUTRITION QUIZ
LoveFM, Belize - 10/23/08
Belize is one of the two countries that have qualified for the final round of the Regional Food and Nutrition Competition. Sandra Collins tells us more. ...

BELIZEAN ART EXHIBIT OPENS TOMORROW AT THE MEXICAN EMBASSY
LoveFM, Belize - 10/23/08
This exhibition is an effort by the Ambassador of Mexico to Belize, his Excellency Luis Manuel Lopez Moreno to continue to promote of cultural art in Belize ...

10/22/08

PORTIONS OF CAYO DISTRICT DECLARED DISASTER AREAS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/22/08
Prime Minister Dean Barrow today addressed the nation on the issue of the floods in several areas of the country particularly the Cayo, Belize and Orange ...

BELIZE RIVER VALLEY AREA CONTINUES TO BE AFFECTED BY FLOOD WATERS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/22/08
Belize Rural North area representative Edmund Castro told Love News about ongoing efforts in the area to ensure the safety of residents. ...

UNIVERSITY OF BELIZE WILL ASSIST RESIDENTS IN BELIZE RIVER WITH ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/22/08
The University of Belize Student Government Association has launched a flood victim food and supplies drive on Monday. Members of the student government ...

BELIZE RED CROSS CONTINUES TO AFFECT FLOOD VICTIMS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/22/08
The Belize Red Cross continues to assist those affected by flooding in the Cayo, Orange Walk and Belize Districts. Public Relations Officer for the Belize ...

BELIZE COUNCIL FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED SEEK WAYS TO IMPROVE ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/22/08
The Belize Council for the visually impaired is today hosting a one day workshop for medical personnel from across the country. ...

STATISTICAL INSTITUTE RELEASES LATEST INFLATION INFORMATION
LoveFM, Belize - 10/22/08
In Belize the price of food, beverages, transportation and communication has risen rapidly, price increases averaged 17 point 9 percent and 9 point 1 ...

SPTC owns Transport
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 10/22/08
While campaigning, Honorable Manuel Heredia Jr., promised that in order to move forward, the San Pedro Town Council (SPTC) would receive more autonomy. ...

PolyClinic receives $800K donation
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 10/22/08
Through the hard work and efforts made by the Belize Mission Project, an $800000Bze donation was secured for the San Pedro PolyClinic through Project CURE. ...

New Building Inspector
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 10/22/08
For questions, comments or concerns, contact Martinez at the offices of the San Pedro Town Council or call (226) 2198. If out on the field, kindly leave a ...

Floods wreaking havoc in Belize
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 10/22/08
Over the last week, the nation of Belize has been experiencing record levels of flooding concentrated mostly in the western and southern parts of the country...

10/21/08

Police Charge Couple for Belize Bank Heist
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/21/08
On Sunday night two men stole over $116930 from the Belize Bank ATM in Corozal. 5 hours later, remarkably swift police work resulted in three people ...

The Situation in Orange Walk
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/21/08
While our coverage of the flooding started down south, is now focused out west and is slowly turning to the central part of Belize along the River Valley, ...

Bullet Tree Villagers Return to Wrecked Homes
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/21/08
The Mopan and Macal Rivers are still at flood stage but the waters are receding in Western Belize tonight, while they rise in the Orange Walk and Belize ...

Flood Water Coming Down the Belize River Valley
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/21/08
And true enough, the Belize River is the catchment for both the Mopan and Macals River – and you saw how serious the flooding on those waterways has been, ...

American Man Walks Free from Gun Charge
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/21/08
On October 2nd American national Mathew Johnson was busted at the international airport for attempting to leave Belize with a prohibited firearm and ...

The Red Cross' Response
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/21/08
Again, anyone with donations can make donations at any of the branch offices or at the Belize City at headquarters or call 227-3319 or 223-4276.

Torrential rains in Belize pose serious problems to residents
Caribbean Net News, Cayman Islands - 10/21/08
By Oscar Ramjeet BELMOPAN, Belize: Although it was not a named hurricane or tropical storm, tropical depression No. 16 brought persistent rains to Belize ...

RIVERS IN THE Belize RIVER VALLEY ARE IN FLOOD STAGE
LoveFM, Belize - 10/21/08
“Going through the Belize river valley we are seeing that all the rivers in the villages in these areas are experiencing increasing flood levels. ...

VILLAGES ALONG THE BELIZE RIVER PREPARES FOR FLOOD WATERS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/21/08
In the Belize River Valley Area concerns are being raised as the water levels continue to rise and the need to evacuate affected residents is now eminent. ...

MORE RAIN FORECASTED FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK
LoveFM, Belize - 10/21/08
... pressure remains over the area and a tropical wave approach the coast and this will tend to generate more showers over Belize as we go into the weekend. ...

BANK TELLER AND BOYFRIEND CHARGED FOR BELIZE BANK ROBBERY IN COROZAL
LoveFM, Belize - 10/21/08
... year old Vilma Guzman and her boyfriend 29 year old Alex Arana both of Corozal Town in connection with the robbery at the Belize Bank on Sunday night. ...

BELIZE PARTICIPATES IN REGIONAL NUTRITION QUIZ
LoveFM, Belize - 10/21/08
Belize will be competing with 12 other countries in the Caribbean Regional Nutrition quiz Competition. The quiz is organized by The Caribbean Food and ...

BELIZE DEFENSE FORCE HANDS OVER COMPUTERS TO TRIAL FARM GOVERNMENT ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/21/08
The Belize Defense Force will be handing over some computers to Trial Farm Government School later this week. We spoke to Major Ganey Dortch, Chief of Staff ...

The Marion Jones Sports Complex project “deferment” is a blow to ...
Amandala, Belize - 10/21/08
The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture informs the general public that Cabinet has decided to defer plans to construct the Belize Sports Centre at the ...

SOS Children's Villages Raises Awareness of 133 Million Orphans ...
PR Newswire (press release), NY - 10/21/08
He recently participated in medical missions in Belize and Cuba and has upcoming missions scheduled for Tanzania and Senegal where he hopes to provide ...

Taedron Bennett and Joseph Kee to be tried for double murder ...
Amandala, Belize - 10/21/08
Ricardo “Ricky” Aguilar, 25, the third defendant in the case, was released for lack of evidence last December and within the day left Belize. ...

From The Publisher
Amandala, Belize - 10/21/08
These two are much bigger men in Belize than we are on Partridge, so the African proverb is here apropos. When elephants fight, the grass is trampled.

Paper tiger?
Amandala, Belize - 10/21/08
We cannot recall any Prime Minister in Belize becoming as shaky this early in his term of office as Hon. Dean Barrow. Our sources say his problems are being ...

Ahead - more rains, more trouble …
Amandala, Belize - 10/21/08
As we go to press tonight, the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) has extended its watch from the Cayo District to the Belize, ...

Cops treat Belize Bank $116930 robbery Sunday as inside job!
Amandala, Belize - 10/21/08
Belize Bank representatives were present this afternoon at the Corozal Town Police Station to witness the counting of the money, which amounted to $116110. ...

Honduras and Guatemala declare states of emergency due to massive ...
Amandala, Belize - 10/21/08
Incessant rains affecting Belize and other parts of northern Central America since last week have forced the Government of Honduras to declare a state of ...

The West under water
Amandala, Belize - 10/21/08
In October, it rains in Belize. Two weeks ago some visitors to Belize remarked about the rainy season here. When it rains in Belize, it rains! ...

The Belize Bank fight for Venezuela $$$ in the Court of Appeal ...
Amandala, Belize - 10/21/08
Dean Barrow, Prime Minister of Belize, October 15, 2008: “Certainly by Christmas, I would think perhaps next month, but by Christmas the program ought to ...

10/20/08

Epic Floods, Relentless Rains in Western Belize
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/20/08
... for granted that the water will not reach a certain height and so I advised them because we get information from the Belize Weather Bureau the situation ...

Telemedia Still Refusing to Pay Business Tax
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/20/08
This morning Revenue Magistrate Edd Usher ordered Belize Telemedia, Business Enterprise Systems Limited and BTL Digicell to pay four – point one - million ...

$116930 Heist from Belize Bank in Corozal
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/20/08
There was a major heist from the Belize Bank Branch in Corozal last night. Around 7:30, in the heavy rain, two men dressed in black and wearing Halloween ...

Hydrology Unit Warn More Is Yet to Come
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/20/08
But that says nothing of the floods, which could be reaching Belize City on Thursday. The Hydrology Unit reports that we should expect widespread flooding ...

Crooked Tree & Maypen Bracing for Wave of Flooding
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/20/08
That means the Belize River Valley is next. First on the list are Crooked Tree and Maypen. Jacqueline Godwin visited today to see how those communities are ...

Ferocious Floodwaters Wipe Out Calla Creek
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/20/08
Record flood waters covered western Belize this weekend and tonight the threat for extended and continued flooding in central and northern Belize is very ...

Bird's Eye Vew of the Devastation
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/20/08
He’s flown over all of Belize, particularly the west, hundreds of times. He told us that he’s never seen anything like it. “All we saw is more water than ...

FLOOD WATERS CONTINUE TO RISE IN THE CAYO AND Belize DISTRICTS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/20/08
Residents along the Belize River Valley area are being advised to keep monitoring the water levels in the area as it will continue to rise. ...

UNIVERSITY OF Belize STUDENTS GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES APPEAL FOR FLOOD ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/20/08
The student Government of the University of Belize, in an attempt to reach out to their fellow students, is making themselves available to assist in anyway ...

Belize RED CROSS ASSISTS FLOOD VICTIMS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/20/08
The Belize Red Cross is assisting residents in Bullet Tree Falls and the other affected areas with drinking water. Director General Lilly Bowman spoke to ...

TELLERS DETAINED IN CONNECTION WITH Belize BANK ROBBERY IN COROZAL
LoveFM, Belize - 10/20/08
The Corozal branch of the Belize Bank was robbed last night. Police have recovered most of the money and four people are detained including two of the ...

REVENUE COURT ORDERS TELEMEDIA TO PAY OVER 4 MILLION DOLLARS IN ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/20/08
Revenue Magistrate Ed Usher has ordered Belize Telemedia, Business Enterprise Systems Limited and BTL Digicell to pay more than four million dollars in ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/20/08
Belize City Police have detained a man after he allegedly pulled a firearm on a Police Constable. Police Constable Ronald Sutherland reported that he was ...

10/17/08

BECOL SAYS CHALILLO DAM IS PREVENTING MASSIVE FLOODING IN THE WEST
LoveFM, Belize - 10/17/08
A release sent out today from the Belize Electric Company, BECOL, says that the spill over the dam will continue to rise and therefore residents downstream ...

SEVEN PROTECTED AREAS CLOSED DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/17/08
The Belize Audubon Society announced that 7 protected areas have been closed because of the present weather condition. These protected areas include the St. ...

GANZIE’S CONVICTION UPHELD BY THE COURT OF APPEALS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/17/08
... Louis “Louie” Ganzie who was convicted of the murder of his ex-common law wife Takeisha Sutherland was dismissed today by the Belize Court of People. ...

NEW BUS ROUTES COMES INTO EFFECT ON SUNDAY
LoveFM, Belize - 10/17/08
... authorized to operate are; National Transport Services Limited, Guerra’s Bus Service, D and E, Shaw Bus Service and Belize Bus Owner’s Cooperatives. ...

CABINET SAYS REPAIR OF MARION JONES SPORTS COMPLEX WILL BE PUT ON HOLD
LoveFM, Belize - 10/17/08
Yesterday the Government of Belize issued a release in which it stated that Cabinet has decided to defer plans to construct the Belize Sports Center at the ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/17/08
Belize City Police are investigating a report of a stolen motorcycle. Sharon Burgess reported to police that sometime between 10 o’clock Wednesday night and ...

Tropical Depression Sixteen Impact on Belize - Situation Report # 1
ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland - 10/17/08
Heavy rainfall associated with Tropical Depression 16 began affecting the southern areas of Belize from the evening of Wednesday October 15. ...

Belize’s border security breached – PM Barrow concedes that ...
Amandala, Belize - 10/17/08
From time to time we hear declarations by public officials that Belize’s security forces cannot fully prevent the smuggling of firearms into Belize, ...

Turneffe murder: Sarteneja fisherman charged
Amandala, Belize - 10/17/08
By the time he was transported to Belize City, Smith had succumbed to his injuries. When police were called to the foot of the Swing Bridge, they reported ...

PUP wants Barrow to demand the return of taxpayer dollars by Mayor ...
Amandala, Belize - 10/17/08
In his press conference held on October 15, 2008, the Prime Minister attempted to explain away allegations against Belize City Mayor Zenaida Moya that she ...

I am a “Lobo Estepario!”
Amandala, Belize - 10/17/08
You see, I had just come back to Belize from a bigger and more complex world. By the way, in those days the trees were very tall, about 70/80 feet high; ...

Lindo time
Amandala, Belize - 10/17/08
Yap, maybe it’s better that the handyman dehn fight over turf in Belize City, Belmopan, and towns. But can anyone explain the silence of H. John Zaldivar at ...

Why I Like Fortis
Seeking Alpha, NY - 10/17/08
It owns non-regulated hydroelectric generation assets across Canada and in Belize and upper New York State. It also owns hotels & commercial real estate in ...TSE:FTS - PINK:FRTSF

From The Publisher
Amandala, Belize - 10/17/08
The published Belizean expert on the Guatemalan claim to Belize is James Murphy, Jr., who is also the Cabinet Secretary. ...

Fishing, not tourism
Amandala, Belize - 10/17/08
Dean Barrow, announced that Belize would be receiving a $30 million IDB loan for tourism development. He gave no details. Pretty much the same way it is ...

Eight months into UDP administration – no corruption charges ...
Amandala, Belize - 10/17/08
In fact, unlike with the 20 million, cheques in the name of the Belize Bank were made out by the Taiwanese Embassy so again, there is nothing we can do ...

Marion Jones Sports Complex “shafted” - again!
Amandala, Belize - 10/17/08
Originally, the project was billed at $17 million, and while the Government of Belize had pledged to co-finance the project with almost $7 million, ...

Foreign Affairs Minister to table Belize-Guatemala settlement ...
Amandala, Belize - 10/17/08
The draft settlement question which the governments of Belize and Guatemala propose to put to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for a final and ...

GOB frees 4 Mex soldados with 9! How come?
Amandala, Belize - 10/17/08
The men were said to be off-duty, wearing civilian clothes and in Belize for a vacation. Police could find nothing incriminating on their persons at the ...

APAMO elects Greg Ch’oc for new Senate seat
Amandala, Belize - 10/17/08
Its vice chairperson is Anna Hoare of the Belize Audubon Society, and its 5 other directors are Lindsey Garbutt of Friends of Nature, Julian Lewis of ...

Marlon Castillo wins 2nd Annual Orange Walk Bypass race
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/17/08
... team swept the top three places in the second annual Orange Walk Bypass circuit race held by the Belize Cycling Association on Sunday, October 12. ...

Jairo Campos wins Orange Walk Bypass junior race
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/17/08
... of Orange Walk’s Team Typhoon won the second annual Orange Walk Bypass junior circuit race held by the Belize Cycling Association on Sunday, October12. ...

Child Sexual Abuse:Bigger than you think!
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/17/08
An informal survey conducted at a three-day workshop showed that child sexual abuse is not only prevalent in Belize. It is the most common form of abuse ...

A water distribution system for Crooked Tree Village
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/17/08
The cost of the system will be in the area of $1500000 of which the Government of Belize donated $903000. The European Union in collaboration with Social ...

Tropical Depression #16 depresses southern residents
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/17/08
Heavy rains in Belize’s southern districts of Toledo and Stann Creek caused by Tropical Depression 16, has forced hundreds of residents in low areas in that ...

Salvadoran man humping neighbor’s dog!
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/17/08
By Anita Nembhard - Freelance Writer Belize’s Chief Magistrate Margaret McKenzie has ordered a psychiatric evaluation for a 58-year-old Salvadoran national, ...

Cynthia Pitts to be the new Ombuds(wo)man
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/17/08
By Angel Novelo Cynthia Pitts, a former Family Court Judge and cousin to former House Speaker Bernard Q. Pitts, is expected to be appointed Belize’s new ...

ACB Forum on crime: Stay the course and engage the community!
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/17/08
Michael Young, Chairman of the Crime Control Council said: “We want to secure Belize as a friendly country with a low crime rate.” Young pointed to higher ...

Western Highway claims “Indian” life
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/17/08
By Albert Ciego - Staff Reporter A well known tour guide operator of Belize City was killed, when a car he was travelling in collided into a parked cargo ...

Belizean karatekas win gold at 2008 ShotoCup
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/17/08
By William Ysaguirre - Freelance Writer Members of the Belize Shotokan Karate Association proudly display the medals they won in the ISKF World Shotocup ...

Nothing to worry about!
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/17/08
By Angel Novelo he Central Bank of Belize has reported that the Belize foreign exchange position is sound and that there is no need for Belizeans to be ...

Editorial
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/17/08
In every one of them the Belize Police Department carried out elaborate investigations which in the end failed to yield results. ...

10/16/08

South Beach presents EIA
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 10/16/08
To be built on the southern end of Ambergris Caye, South Beach Belize is the brain child of developer Jeff Pierce. Present for the consultation were members ...

UDP presents slat
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 10/16/08
... that the group of seven has accomplished so much for the Belize Rural South constituency that another three years would allow for more progress. ...

Taxi Drivers get tourism training
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 10/16/08
Facilitator Deon Chamberlain Miranda, from the Belize Youth Business Trust, highlighted many key points that proves beneficial for drivers. ...

Alberto Bradley’s “Cristina” wins Blue Water Challenge
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 10/16/08
Despite the cloudy skies and a controversy surrounding the event, the Blue Water Challenge had the participation of 13 boats and a total of 40 anglers who embraced the fishing challenge on Sunday, October 13th over the Pan American holiday...

Belizean Karatekas Return from Canada with Medals
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/16/08
Today the Belize Shotokan Karate Team returned home with five medals three of the participants captured in the World Shoto Cup Tournament. ...

DJ Richie Advances to Green Synergy Finals
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/16/08
Over the weekend Belize’s DJ Richie went head to head with some of the Caribbean’s top deejays in the semi-finals of the Heineken Green DJ Competition and ...

Young Mothers Complete Parenting Workshop
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/16/08
The challenge was initiated by the Belize Police Department’s Community Policing Unit in collaboration with Youth Enhancement Services. ...

Commentary: Campaign finance laws needed in Belize and other ...
Caribbean Net News, Cayman Islands - 10/16/08
For the ten years the People’s United Party was governing Belize, they had many of their supporters who were responsible for giving money to our citizens to ...

Belize prepares for ICJ intervention in border dispute with Guatemala
Caribbean Net News, Cayman Islands - 10/16/08
By Oscar Ramjeet BELMOPAN, Belize: The Belize government is making preparations to take the long standing border dispute with neighbouring Guatemala to the ...

FLOOD WATCH AND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR Belize
LoveFM, Belize - 10/16/08
Tropical Depression number 16 has dissipated but the remnants of the depression will continue to dump a lot of rain over Belize over the next two days. ...

CABINET SEEK FUNDS TO REPAIR SPORT FACILITIES ACROSS THE COUNTRY
LoveFM, Belize - 10/16/08
Cabinet has decided to defer plans to construct the Belize Sports Center at the Marion Jones Sports Complex. This is due to the dramatic rise in the price ...

ROTARY DISTRICT GOVERNOR VISITS Belize
LoveFM, Belize - 10/16/08
Governor of the Rotary Club, District 4250, Rudolpho Bianchi is in Belize as a part of his visit to the 60 clubs that make up District 4250. ...

SPECIAL OLYMPICS Belize RECEIVES $10000.00 DONATION
LoveFM, Belize - 10/16/08
Special Olympics Belize on Tuesday received 10 thousand dollars from Channel Five and Belize Telemedia Limited. Special Olympics Belize aims to support ...

POLICE OFFICERS TO RECEIVE COMMUNICATION AND COMPUTERS SKILLS TRAINING
LoveFM, Belize - 10/16/08
The Belize City Police Department’s Community Policing Unit is conducting a three weeks introduction to computer training. ...EPA:SX

10/15/08

Umesh Mahitani to Atlantic Insurance: Run Di the Ro-Mac's Money!
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/15/08
It was the end of an era in March of this year when the Romac’s Superstore in downtown Belize City was destroyed by fire. While the Fire Department has said ...

Barrow Confident of Win at ICJ
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/15/08
Belize and Guatemala are moving closer to a referendum on whether the Belize Guatemala matter should be taken to the International Court of Justice. ...

Novelo's Protest in Benque; Transport Minister Unfazed
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/15/08
... entirely satisfied that there is nothing personal in the Minister and the Ministry’s agenda, this is in an effort to do right by the people of Belize. ...

Delroy Matura Must Pay $20000 or Spend 6 Years in Jail
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/15/08
Well today Delroy Matura appeared in Belize City Magistrate’s Court where he denied the allegation and told the Magistrate the police found the gun on ...

Rennick Reneau's Family Still Searching for Justice
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/15/08
Belize City police would only tell 7NEWS that the murder case remains open. Jacqueline Godwin reporting for 7NEWS. Police have had significant leads in the ...

NGOs Elect Greg Ch'oc for Senate Seat
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/15/08
We got a lot of good advice from the Belize Chamber of Commerce so we basically based our process from theirs, adapting it to our needs and trying to make ...

Venezuelan Money Will Be Free Money
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/15/08
Cabinet felt that this was a gift from Venezuela and it ought therefore to be free to the people of Belize. So with respect to the monies for new home ...

The Prime Minister Weighs In On the Mexicans
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/15/08
Last night we told you about 4 Mexican soldiers who were caught with an unlicensed firearm in Belize but were sent home, without being charged and with the ...

Tropical Storm Warning Lifted; Flood Warning Issued for Southern ...
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/15/08
The National Emergency Management Organization has discontinued the tropical storm warning for the entire coast of Belize. A flood warning does however ...

BTB's Plan to Save Belize from a Tourism Nosedive
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/15/08
The world financial markets are in turmoil and nowhere are things more uncertain than in the United States. And the old saying is as true as ever, ...

TROPICAL STORM WATCH DISCONTINUED FOR Belize
LoveFM, Belize - 10/15/08
“Currently we have flood warnings for most of the rivers in Belize. The rivers that are currently in flood stage are the ones in the north; Rio Hondo and ...

PRIME MINISTER COMMENTS ON THE Belize CITY COUNCIL SAGA AND OTHER ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/15/08
Last week Central Government gave the Belize City Council 250 thousand dollars to meet its immediate cash flow problem however a meeting was held yesterday ...

NON GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS SELECT SENATE REPRESENTATIVE
LoveFM, Belize - 10/15/08
I think that I fully understand the issues that affect Belize in terms of environment, social development and economic development. ...

VENEZUELAN GOVERNMENT TO LAUNCH MIRACLE MISSION PROGRAM IN Belize
LoveFM, Belize - 10/15/08
Representatives of the Government of Venezuela are this week meeting with officials in Belize in an effort to launch a program that will provide free eye ...

CANADA/CARICOM TRADE AGREEMENT DISCUSSED IN ONE DAY SEMINAR
LoveFM, Belize - 10/15/08
In terms of the services and investment section that we will see a lot more Canadian investment coming into Belize. It is not a situation where you sit ...

TRI COUNTY BLACK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SEEKS TO IMPROVE TRADE WITH ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/15/08
The Tri County Black Chamber of Commerce will be in Belize City next week for their fifth trade mission between Belize and Houston. ...

ATLANTIC BANK OPENS 13TH BRANCH IN Belize CITY
LoveFM, Belize - 10/15/08
Atlantic Bank Group of Companies today inaugurated their thirteenth branch office on the Southside of Belize City. Atlantic Bank, Collet Agency was ...

10/14/08

TRAFFIC ACCIDENT CLAIMS THE LIFE OF Belize CITY RESIDENT
LoveFM, Belize - 10/14/08
A Belize City resident has lost his life as a result of a traffic incident. 43-year-old Daniel Douglas succumbed to injuries he sustained as a result of the ...

SARTANEJA RESIDENT CHARGED WITH MURDER OF Belize CITY FISHERMAN
LoveFM, Belize - 10/14/08
Last Friday 33-year-old Kirk Smith a fisherman of a Sarstoon Street address was shot and killed on Turneffe and Police have arrested the man they say is ...

KEVIN HERRERA DEPARTS FROM BCCI AFTER 11 YEARS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/14/08
For the past 11 years he has been at the helm of the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry but effective the end of the month Kevin Herrera will be moving ...

TROPICAL STORM WATCH ISSUED FOR SOUTHERN Belize
LoveFM, Belize - 10/14/08
The National Emergency Management Organization today issued a tropical storm watch for the southern part of the country from Belize City south wards to the ...

COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT CONDUCTS TRAINING FOR POLICE OFFICERS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/14/08
The Belize Police Department‘s Community Policing Unit is conducting two training sessions for thirty-six Police Officers. The first training is focusing on ...

ACB TO HOLD PUBLIC FORUM OF CRIME AND VIOLENCE IN Belize
LoveFM, Belize - 10/14/08
“The idea of this forum is first to stay public discourse to continue the pubic participation in this process that has become a serious problem in Belize, ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/14/08
Twenty-two year old Roger Pott, charged with the possession of a 1 counterfeit Belize currency hundred dollar bill, was fined 150 dollars when he pleaded ...

ONION SCARCITY RESULTS IN INCREASED PRICES
LoveFM, Belize - 10/14/08
Managing Director of the Belize Marketing Board Roque Mai told Love News that two containers of onions arrived from Holland on Sunday. ...

MONKEY RIVER VILLAGERS CONCERNED ABOUT SEVERE EROSION
LoveFM, Belize - 10/14/08
We understand how important the agricultural industry is to Belize but we need to look at the way that they are extracting water so that we can work with ...

Another tropical depression forms in the Caribbean
Beaumont Enterprise, tx - 10/14/08
Forecast models show the storm turning to the west and hitting Belize near the end of the week, although a National Hurricane Center bulletin indicated it could also make landfall in Honduras....

10/10/08

Belize CITY COUNCIL STRAPPED FOR CASH; $250000 HANDED OVER BY ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/10/08
The Belize City Council today received 250 thousand dollars from Central Government to quote, “assist with meeting urgent expenses related to payroll and ...

BRANNON BROTHERS MURDER TRIAL SET TO BEGIN ON TUESDAY
LoveFM, Belize - 10/10/08
Shortly after the victims’ were killed, police investigators alleged that after a Mothers’ Day concert at the Belize City Centre on May fourteenth 2006, ...

NEMO REPRESENTATIVES ATTENDS CAPACITY BUILDING SEMINAR
LoveFM, Belize - 10/10/08
The National Emergency Management Organization with assistance from the Ministry of Education hosted a one week train the trainer’s seminar at the Belize ...

31ST ANNUAL EXPO FAIR OPENS NEXT WEEK IN MEXICO
LoveFM, Belize - 10/10/08
One is the Visa that you can apply for at the counselor section in Belize City or at the honorary consulate of Mexico in Corozal. ...

WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY OBSERVED TODAY
LoveFM, Belize - 10/10/08
A debate on whether or not the homeless and the mentally ill should be removed from the streets of Belize City was held this afternoon at the Bliss Center ...

PROJECT POVERTY LAUNCHED AT THE MEXICAN INSTITUTE
LoveFM, Belize - 10/10/08
... trick the person into coming to see this exhibition and see the substance of the show which is children living in poverty right here in Belize City. ...

Texmar’s Tilliman stuns Kraal Road fans
Amandala, Belize - 10/10/08
... as Kraal Road, with their loyal fans, seems to be consolidating itself as a team with a promising future in semipro football in Belize.

Midnight preacher alleges beating by police for disturbing neighbors
Amandala, Belize - 10/10/08
But Kevin Sealy, 33, of Santa Barbara Street in Belize City, is now a victim of police brutality and bureaucracy, he says, because neighbors in the area ...

James Bus Line welcomes new transport zones, but objects to non ...
Amandala, Belize - 10/10/08
James Williams, Jr., manager of James Bus Line, which has been given most of the runs in the southern zone (Punta Gorda-Dangriga-Belmopan-Belize City), ...

Takin’ it to the house!
Amandala, Belize - 10/10/08
The basic complaint in regards to Ms. Moya’s administration appears to be that she refused to compromise or listen to others in the Belize City Council in ...

What we, the Maya, will not accept!
Amandala, Belize - 10/10/08
I am very proud to be a Maya, a native of this soil called Belize. That poem was written in a time when it was a must for the writer to glorify the Baymen, ...

From The Publisher
Amandala, Belize - 10/10/08
The education system of Belize is providing too many round holes in which the religious bureaucrats are trying to squeeze square pegs. ...

Guatemala, ICJ, and Belizean immigrants
Amandala, Belize - 10/10/08
The topic, the Belize-Guatemala territorial dispute. This sort of thing is very important and needs much more public discourse and discussion, so whenever I ...

About marijuana
Amandala, Belize - 10/10/08
Why then does the Government of Belize have such a law? I think that where marijuana is concerned, the reason is historical. The reason why the British ...

Karl Belisle passes
Amandala, Belize - 10/10/08
... to announce the death of our cousin, Karl Hugh Donald Harris Belisle, age 78, which occurred on Tuesday, October 7, at his sister’s home in Belize City. ...

Can we talk? QUADS, Truancy Unit to train school wardens and ...
Amandala, Belize - 10/10/08
Belize’s Ministry of Education says it is serious about combating truancy and absenteeism in schools. To this end, its Quality Assurance Development ...

Belize safe, says new Central Bank gov
Amandala, Belize - 10/10/08
The Congress of the United States - Belize’s most important trading partner, last Friday signed into law a US$700 billion bailout package for US financial ...

UDP victimizing UDP?
Amandala, Belize - 10/10/08
They claim that their termination came about because of their support for Mayor Zenaida Moya at Sunday’s UDP convention at the Belize City Center. ...

Rhett Fuller still fighting extradition to Florida
Amandala, Belize - 10/10/08
But today, Belize City businessman Rhett Fuller spent his thirty-eighth birthday in the Court of Appeal, fighting against a ten-year-old extradition order. ...

Gasoline pain continues despite big drop in oil prices
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/10/08
Ostemio Osoro, an economic analyst with the Belize Ministry of Finance, told Reporter this week that it would take another two to three months before ...

Girl 14, says traffic officer is her baby’s dad
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/10/08
By Anita Nembhard - Freelance Writer Belize City traffic officer, 30-year-old Mark Derrick Banner is in trouble with the law, after a 14 year old girl ...

Editorial
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/10/08
With this kind of hot money to be made in Belize, we need the carrot of incentive, but we also need the stick of persuasion to make headway. ...

Don’t eat at my woman’s house – murder on Isla Bonita
Amandala, Belize - 10/10/08
The murder broke a month-long drought for murders in Belize. By Amandala’s unofficial records, it is number 78 for the year and first for October.

Traffic officer Mark Banner, 30, got 14-year-old pregnant
Amandala, Belize - 10/10/08
The girl is fourteen years and nine months old, but that did not deter Mark Derrick Banner, 30, an employee of the Belize City Traffic Department, ...

Zenaida has it!
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/10/08
Eric Chang, bright hoper of the Chinese community in Belize. Chang, the 24-year-old son of Chinese immigrants, did spectacularly well as a first-time ...

Lois Young argues that Musa’s UHS deals were unlawful
Amandala, Belize - 10/10/08
Universal Health Services (UHS) has changed its name to Belize Healthcare Partners, but that does not mean that the UHS story is dead. ...UHS

Prime Minister Ingraham to Attend 2008 Annual IMF Boards of ...
The Eleutheran, Bahamas - 10/10/08
The Group consists of Antigua, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis, ...

New measures to protect the Chiquibul
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/10/08
The Chiquibul Maya Mountains (CMM) is a unique area in Belize forming an integral part of the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor in Central America. ...

Belize Karate warriors in Canada to compete
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/10/08
By William Ysaguirre - Freelance Writer A team of 15 karatekas from the Belize Shotokan Karate Association are on their way to compete in the ISKF World ...

Zone Cop in trouble for disciplining unruly kids
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/10/08
The Ministry of Education in Belize took up the case. A spokesman said the school should not have left the police officer alone with the kids, ...

10/9/08

Fire leaves 18 homeless in San Pedro
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 10/9/08
The house according to Gonzalez was insured for $125000 with the Insurance Corporation of Belize. The building which measured 28 feet by 30 feet was ...

Liliana Nuñez prepares for Reina Internacional del Tropico 2008
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 10/9/08
Twenty-one year old beauty, Liliana Nuñez, born San Pedrana, will have the privilege to represent Belize in October at the Reina Internacional Del Trópico ...


San Pedro Sun
Jealous rage ends in murder
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 10/9/08
That is the alleged reason Roberto Marroquin lost his life. As of recent, Marroquin, who neighbors describe as a loving man, someone who adored children, ...


San Pedro Sun
Children are the Future
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 10/9/08
Future for a Brighter Belize is an organization that wants to make a difference in the lives of children. Ms. Edna Jones, the Program Director ...

Officers Who Go Above and Beyond
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/9/08
“This month we will be looking at each of the branches within the Belize District and personnel who really go the extra mile in order to ensure that crime ...

Lions Eye Screen at Salvation Army Primary
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/9/08
The vision pre -screening programme was launched yesterday as part of the Belize City Lion’s Club observance of World Lion’s Service Day. ...

Traffic Officer Charged for Impregnating 14 year old Girl
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/9/08
First of all, he is on remand at the Hattieville prison and that’s because he’s accused of impregnating a 14-year-old student of western Belize. ...

The Post Still Matters
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/9/08
Last year more than seven million pieces of mail passed through the Belize Post Office. That’s half a million more than in 2006 and the Post Office predicts ...

Armed Robbers Invade Old Belize
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/9/08
Armed robbers hit the popular Old Belize Restaurant and Bar last night and the entire incident was caught on camera. Four men descended on the Old Belize ...

Court of Appeal Rules Against Telemedia
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/9/08
Big news coming out of the Court of Appeal today is that Belize Telemedia has lost its attempt to quash the constitutional case filed against the ...

Rhett Fuller Fighting Extradition
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/9/08
With the appeal pending, nothing happened and Fuller went back to a regular, productive life in Belize. But 6 years later - the appeal has finally come up ...

SUPREME COURT HEARS 10 YEAR OLD EXTRADITION ORDER ON RHETT FULLER
LoveFM, Belize - 10/9/08
But extradition proceedings didn’t begin in Belize until October eight 1998 when then Minister of Foreign Affairs Said Musa signed an order for the Chief ...

17 OFFICERS OF THE POLICE DEPARTMENT AWARDED FOR GOOD SERVICE
LoveFM, Belize - 10/9/08
Also during the ceremony the Belize Bank donated two fully loaded computers to the Scenes of Crime Unit of the Department.

Belize ELECTRICITY LIMITED CLARIFIES THEIR POSITION ON UNION’S ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/9/08
Last Friday a number of workers of Belize Electricity Limited demonstrated in front of the company’s headquarters. Union representatives told Love News the ...

GARBAGE STILL CAUSING AN EYE SOARS IN Belize CITY
LoveFM, Belize - 10/9/08
Belize City residents have been complaining about the appearance of several areas in the City as it relates to garbage collection. ...

NATIONAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATION DONATES FOOD SUPPLIES ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/9/08
“Belize is again assisting hurricane victims in Cuba. At the ceremony this morning at the Phillip Goldson International Airport a consignment of 1000 pounds ...

10/8/08

THREE DAY SEMINAR ON WTO RULES AND REMEDIES HELD IN BELMOPAN
LoveFM, Belize - 10/8/08
Currently Belize is using a policy that is not compliant with World Trade Organization Rules; but before implementing this new policy, consultations are ...

NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS STRENGTHENS RELATIONSHIP WITH MEDIA
LoveFM, Belize - 10/8/08
Representatives of various non governmental organizations are participating in a workshop at the Princess Hotel in Belize City. The workshop was organized ...

TRUANCY OFFICERS AND SCHOOL WARDENS TAKE PART IN TRAINING SEMINAR
LoveFM, Belize - 10/8/08
A two day training/workshop for truancy officers and School wardens started today at the University of Belize Education Campus. Approximately seventy-two of ...

Belize SPECIAL OLYMPICS ATHLETES TO BRING HOME 20 MEDALS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/8/08
The Belize Special Olympics Team is scheduled to arrive home tomorrow. The team of 24 athletes along with chaperones and family members attended the 2 nd ...

WORLD POST DAY TO BE OBSERVED TOMORROW
LoveFM, Belize - 10/8/08
The Belize Postal Service will celebrate World Post Day tomorrow. The theme of this year’s celebration is “A Postal Sector Resolutely Looking towards the ...

FEMALE TEENAGERS ROBBED AND ASSAULTED ELDERLY MAN
LoveFM, Belize - 10/8/08
The ladies then entered his vehicle and grabbed a bag containing 50 pesos and 12 Belize dollars and then tried to start the vehicle. ...

VENEZUELAN AMBASSADOR TO TOUR TOLEDO DISTRICT
LoveFM, Belize - 10/8/08
Plans are in place for a two day familiarization visit to the Toledo District by Venezuela’s Ambassador to Belize, Ambassador Omar Valdevieso. ...

10/7/08

Gang of 5 Charged for Ladyville Burglaries
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/7/08
Today, the five made their appearances at the Belize City Magistrate’s Court where two of them pleaded guilty to handling stolen goods. The men all Belize ...

ACB & Belize Bank Battling in Court
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/7/08
You may recall that in May of 2007 – with the Prime Minister as an attorney - the ACB, the Belize Medical and Dental Union, Godwin Hulse and the National ...

Eric Chang's Hisorical Political Feat
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/7/08
But the 29 year old didn’t just win the nomination on the UDP’s municipal ticket in Belize City, Chang came in second with 2970 votes. ...

The Other Side of Mental Illness
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/7/08
On Friday, Belize will join one hundred other countries to observe World Mental Health Day. Each country has committed to make mental health a priority. ...

ASSOCIATION OF CONCERNED BELIZEANS CASE AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/7/08
In news from the Supreme Court, this afternoon, the case of the Association of Concerned Belizeans and others against the Government of Belize over the ...

NEW WATER SYSTEM TO BE INAUGURATED IN CROOKED TREE VILLAGE
LoveFM, Belize - 10/7/08
“Crooked Tree is one of the oldest in colonial settlement in Belize having been established about some 300 years ago. Most of the water supply to the ...

Belize TOURISM BOARD LAUNCHES CAPACITY BUILDING PROJECT
LoveFM, Belize - 10/7/08
The Belize Tourism Board and the Organization of American States today launched a three year project that aims to improve capacity building of tourism ...

JUDGES AND PROSECUTORS TAKE PART IN INDEPENDENT JUDICIARY SEMINAR
LoveFM, Belize - 10/7/08
“The purpose of today’s meeting is to discuss judicial Independence with the Belize Judiciary and to give the Belize Judiciary some historical perspective ...

American busted with prohibited firearm at PGIA
Amandala, Belize - 5 hours ago
An American tourist, Matthew Johnson, 27, was about to leave Belize for his home in Missouri. But he did not make his flight last Thursday, October 2. ...

Business ethics – upholding the image and reputation of our ...
Amandala, Belize - 10/7/08
A few weeks ago, I visited one of Belize’s more popular nightspots where karaoke and “happy hour” have become somewhat of a tradition. ...

From The Publisher
Amandala, Belize - 10/7/08
We can jump high and we can jump low, but one of these days a big hurricane is going to take out Belize City and environs. Since Hattie struck Belize City ...

Why Leech is my hero
Amandala, Belize - 10/7/08
If Belize has soldiers like Bird, then numbers are no cause for fear on our western border. Perhaps I was looking for an opportunity to say what I was ...

Soy sauce, yes; condensed milk, no
Amandala, Belize - 10/7/08
In another light moment (kind of), I thought that maybe an entrepreneur from China, to get a toe hold in Belize for their exotic food products, ...

New zoning system should eliminate road racing, transport ...
Amandala, Belize - 10/7/08
The effect of the new schedule is that in just over two weeks, National Transport will be limited to runs between Benque Viejo and Belize City. ...

Therese Felix, community activist, dead at 46
Amandala, Belize - 10/7/08
“At the grassroots level, she organized basketball competitions and the two largest Peace Marches to be held in Belize City’s streets,” Erwin X said. ...

Going, going, gone! Belize’s oil windfall tax threshold vanishes!
Amandala, Belize - 10/7/08
In July, the Government of Belize had set US$90 as the threshold price above which it would start to levy a 50% windfall tax on petroleum profits. ...

Sparks fly as Lois Young and Elson Kaseke argue in court over BTL ...
Amandala, Belize - 10/7/08
The ongoing clash between Belize Telemedia and the Income Tax Department continued today in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court. On behalf of Belize ...

FIU: “no comment” on investigations
Amandala, Belize - 10/7/08
We recounted for the FIU our experience with the case of the money laundering charges against the Belize Bank and First Caribbean, when Amandala and a ...

Zenaida and Finnegan kick a - - !
Amandala, Belize - 10/7/08
Yesterday, the Belize City Center was the staging ground for a historic municipal election convention, unlike any other convention that Belize City has seen ...

Taiwan’s CPC concludes negotiations with Belize officials for ...
Amandala, Belize - 10/7/08
Earlier this year Belize awarded OPIC an offshore exploration license for approximately 4600 square kilometers, or 1800 square miles, mostly in the southern ...

New Google tool reveals marine protected areas
KSTP.com, MN - 10/7/08
At the same presentation, National Geographic unveiled another novelty: a live, continuous underwater video feed of a coral reef, off Belize in Central ...GOOG

10/6/08

Mayor Zenaida Moya Triumphant in Victory
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 4 hours ago
The people came out despite the weather, and you know Belize people don’t come out in rain, but somehow this convention meant so much to so many people ...

Sudden Death of Therese Felix
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/6/08
In the past two years Felix had emerged as a grassroots community leader, speaking out against the violence that plagues Belize City and has taken the lives ...

It's Oral Health Month
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/6/08
But that has to change since tooth and gum disease may be Belize’s silent epidemic. And that is why the ministry of health is doing it from the ground up. ...

Anthony Michael Magnanimous in Defeat
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/6/08
To the nation of Belize, Anthony Michael will be back. I will not be running at the municipal level but I will be looking and running at the national level. ...

Telemedia Again Quarrelling Over Business Tax Arrears
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/6/08
In news from Magistrate’s Court, lawyers representing the Income Tax Commissioner and Belize Telemedia were back before Revenue Judge Edd Usher this morning ...

Moya Triumphs at the Biggest Convention Ever!
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/6/08
Chang becomes the first Belizean of Taiwanese origin to be elected to offer himself for public political office in Belize. Chang was born in Taiwan but ...

MAYOR ZENAIDA MOYA WINS UNITED DEMOCRATIC PARTY CONVENTION
LoveFM, Belize - 10/6/08
At the end of it all Mayor Moya credited her victory to the people of Belize City and her hard work. "I really want to thank everybody. ...

THERESE FELIX SUCCUMBS TO ASTHMA ATTACK
LoveFM, Belize - 10/6/08
... year the group lead by Therese Felix and other community activists organized a rally for peace following a number of shootings primarily in Belize City. ...

Belize LIVESTOCK ASSOCIATION HOLDS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
LoveFM, Belize - 10/6/08
The Belize Livestock Producers Association held their annual general meeting on Saturday at their headquarters in Belmopan. Four members of the Board of ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/6/08
Belize City police are looking into a report by 28-year-old Marvin Anderson an office assistant of Belize City. Anderson told Police Friday night about ...

APAMO PRESENTS TOURISM POLICY DOCUMENT TO MINISTER OF TOURISM
LoveFM, Belize - 10/6/08
“It is the result of a national assessment that was done of the tourism policies of Belize with the aim of establishing or developing recommendations and an ...

Belize TELEMEDIA LIMITED AND INCOME TAX DEPARTMENT BACK IN COURT
LoveFM, Belize - 10/6/08
Belize Telemedia Limited and the Income Tax Department were back in court today. Janelle Chanona reports from the Magistrate’s Court. ...

OCTOBER IS BEING OBSERVED AS ORAL HEALTH MONTH
LoveFM, Belize - 10/6/08
Official ceremonies were held this morning at the Bliss Centre for the Performing Arts. As the distributors of Colgate Grace Kennedy Belize Ltd is ...

10/3/08

NEW ROUTES AND NEW SERVICE PROVIDERS INTRODUCED INTO THE ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/3/08
The Ministry of Transport held its press conference this afternoon at the Raccoon Street Police Station in Belize City. Employees, their families and ...

SAFETY REGULATIONS FOR CAVE TUBING TOURS INTRODUCED
LoveFM, Belize - 10/3/08
Kenneth Williams is the Product Development Officer at the Belize Tourism Board. “The law is being enforced for safety of the guests, but it is not only for ...

BEL EMPLOYEES DEMONSTRATES NEAR COMPANY’S HEADQUARTERS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/3/08
About fifty employees of Belize Electricity Limited demonstrated in front of the company’s headquarters this afternoon. The demonstration was in connection ...

Belize AND HOUSTON SEEKS TO STRENGTHEN TRADE RELATIONS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/3/08
A business delegation from Houston will be visiting Belize later this month in an effort to strengthen the trade relationship between business men and women ...

UB redoubles efforts in agricultural training
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/3/08
To continue the momentum in agriculture the University Of Belize has re-energized its efforts to ensure that students in its Associate Degree program in ...

Alleged serial rapist under lock down
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/3/08
By Anita Nembhard - Freelance Writer Belize City police’s most wanted man, 19-year-old Leroy Gomez, an alleged serial rapist who attacked at least five ...

Child 13 says her baby’s father is her dad!
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/3/08
By Anita Nembhard - Freelance Writer A 13-year-old Belize City girl told police this week that she is expecting a baby for her father, who is 35. ...

Box shows up with US $32000 cash from Chicago
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/3/08
Customs made the discovery on Tuesday during a routine search of the container, at the Queens Bonds in Belize City. The container, which had in it barrels ...

Cops disrupt counterfeit scam
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/3/08
... they arrested a south side man who allegedly had 36 US hundred dollar bills and 22 Belize hundred dollar bills along with other smaller currency notes. ...

Thief just wanted Minister’s cell phone
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/3/08
Michael Hutchinson’s, Belize Rural Central’s area representative, Ladyville home over the September 21st weekend, said all he wanted was the Minister’s ...

NAVCO gets new president
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/3/08
Dawson was elected at NAVCO’s eight Annual General Meeting held on September 26 and 27 on the campus of the University of Belize in Belmopan City. ...

Lifeline gets CalvaryTemple started with feeding programme and ...
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/3/08
By Albert Ciego - Staff Reporter Calvary Temple Primary School on Belize City’s south side is getting some help with a feeding programme for its poorer ...

13 youths get environmental scholarships to study at IT-VET
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/3/08
Seven of the recipients will receive training at the ITVETT in Orange Walk Town while six will do their training at the ITVETT centre in Belize City. ...

Flood waters persuade GOB to revise bridge priority
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/3/08
The Belize Met Service reported last week that water levels have remained above normal, especially in the west and in the southern parts of the country.

Diesel prices slump while gas remains high
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/3/08
The Government of Belize in press release said that it is keeping the situation under close watch and will make sure that any reduction in the world price ...

Orange Walk gets marketing branch
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/3/08
By Adolph Lucas Jr. - Staff Reporter The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Cooperatives this week opened the third branch of its Belize Marketing ...

Blankenbaker wins 6th Belize-Mexico Friendship Tennis Tournament
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/3/08
... Meenavalli won the Masters’ Doubles championship when the Belize Tennis Association hosted the 6th International Belize/ Mexico Friendship Tournament, ...

Greg Lovell, Shalini Zabaneh win National Cycling Road Championships
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/3/08
Ernest Wade of Team INDECO won the Junior Road Championship held by the Belize Cycling Association on the Hummingbird and Western Highways on Sunday, ...

Hon. Anthony "Boots" Martinez
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/3/08
Government minister Anthony “Boots” Martinez is under suspicion for depositing large sums of money in his Belize Bank account, while Belize City Mayor ...

Judge denies compensation to Deputy Prime Minister’s wife
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/3/08
The Belize Supreme Court has turned down a request by the wife of Belize’s Deputy Prime Minister Gaspar Vega, who had asked the court to order that her ...

Editorial
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 10/3/08
St. John’s College has also produced alumni in every profession and trade field in Belize and abroad - men who are proud to call SJC their Alma Mater, ...

Boots Martinez Delivers New House to Family Whose Home Collapsed
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/3/08
If you move around on the southside of Belize City you will see we have did over 100 home repairs on the southside. Under the southside project we have ...

US Currency Busted Inside Barrel May be Clean
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/3/08
The cash was part of a number of household items, groceries and toiletries shipped from Chicago to Belize. The package was addressed to Kings Park area ...

Anthony Michael's Campaign to City Hall
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/3/08
As we reported earlier in this newscast - the fight for mayor on the UDP’s slate in Belize City has become bitter, personal and public. ...

Works Minister Anthony Boots Martinez Comes Clean
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/3/08
that’s what Works Minister Anthony Boots Martinez said on Tuesday night’s newscast when we asked him about suspicious transaction reports made by the Belize ...

Councillors Want Zenaida Moya to 'Run Back Di Money'
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/3/08
It is 65 hours to go before the convention polls for the UDP’s municipal slate open on Sunday and there is now open, public warfare inside a divided Belize ...

Police Constable Accused of Harming Grace Primary School Students
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/3/08
Tonight there are disturbing reports that at least eight primary school students from Belize City were all beaten by a Police Constable after he made a ...

Bananas and a Clinic in Bella Vista
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/3/08
Yesterday, the villagers of Bella Vista in Southern Belize celebrated the inauguration of their new health center. The clinic was built with funding from ...

Belize Customs find large amount of cash in container
Caribbean Net News, Cayman Islands - 10/3/08
By Oscar Ramjeet Belize CITY, Belize: Customs and Excise officers in Belize have been busy following reports of constant smuggling in the Central American ...

10/2/08

NOVELO BROTHERS SAYS THAT POLITICAL INFLUENCE DESTROYED THE ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/2/08
“People of Belize, Mister Minister of Transport, do you know why it is better because there was no political interference. Twenty years ago the bus owners ...

CITY COUNCILORS DEMAND THAT MAYOR MOYA PAY BACK $90000.00
LoveFM, Belize - 10/2/08
The United Democratic Party Belize City convention to elect it’s slate of candidates that will contest next year’s municipal elections will be held on ...

INSTITUTE OF CREATIVE ARTS HONORS BEVERLY SMITH LOPEZ
LoveFM, Belize - 10/2/08
The activities will be held on a quarterly basis in which Belizeans who have made significant contribution to the performing arts in Belize will be honored. ...

PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS RECEIVES REGIONAL AWARD
LoveFM, Belize - 10/2/08
Three Primary School Teachers from Belize have been honored regionally for their outstanding work in literacy instruction in the Caribbean Region. ...

BELIZEAN SPECIAL OLYMPICS ATHLETES TO TAKE PART IN REGIONAL GAMES
LoveFM, Belize - 10/2/08
“Tomorrow the 3 rd of October Belize’s darling sports organization Special Olympics Belize will be departing for the second Central American games taking ...

CHURCH OF NAZARENE CELEBRATES 100 YEARS IN Belize
LoveFM, Belize - 10/2/08
This weekend members of the church in Belize will celebrate along with other Nazarene churches around the world. Fernando Magana is the Pastor at the King’s ...

10/1/08

Golden Girls Increasing in Value
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 10/1/08
Belize City’s golden citizens took to the streets this morning in a parade to mark the international day for older persons. And so the morning traffic took ...

TODAY OBSERVED AS INTERNATIONAL DAY OF OLDER PERSONS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/1/08
In other related news Helpage Belize today received a computer from Scotia Bank Belize Limited. Patroness of the Helpage, Sister Elsa Oliva told Love News ...

BELLA VISTA HAS NEW HEALTH CENTER
LoveFM, Belize - 10/1/08
The total cost of the project is 325 thousand, 311 dollars with funds being provided by the Government of Belize through a loan from the Caribbean ...

MINISTER OF TRANSPORT ADDRESS ISSUES OF CONCERN
LoveFM, Belize - 10/1/08
When I have gone to Corozal, and when I had meetings in Belize and when I had meetings in Belmopan, in Stann Creek, in the Zones because I created zones, ...

BCCI FACILITATES TRADE NEGOTIATION WORKSHOPS
LoveFM, Belize - 10/1/08
The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry today hosted the final in a series of Interactive Trade Negotiations Workshop being facilitated by the Caribbean ...

MINISTRY OF NATIONAL SECURITY LAUNCHES NATIONAL STRATEGY
LoveFM, Belize - 10/1/08
According to the Chairman of the Crime Control Council Michael Young, the crime rate in Belize is 30 for every 100 thousand and this is on an average per ...

Belize HOTEL ASSOCIATION AND ATLANTIC BANK SIGN BEST MANAGEMENT ...
LoveFM, Belize - 10/1/08
The Belize Hotel Association and Atlantic Bank Limited today signed an agreement that will allow businesses to implement best management practices that the ...

NIGERIANS CELEBRATES INDEPENDENCE DAY IN Belize
LoveFM, Belize - 10/1/08
“Well over the years Nigeria and Belize have an agreement called the African Caribbean and Pacific countries agreement that enables Nigeria to send medical ...

9/30/08

PUP Says FIU Investigating Boots Martinez
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/30/08
“Well I wish I would be making large deposits at the Belize Bank because I would be a rich man today.” But isn’t the FIU investigating the deposits you made ...

Mayor Moya Accused of Fleecing City Hall behind her Council's Back
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/30/08
But I would like to ask the residents of Belize City, my supporters, to just hang in there and I know a lot of you have stopped me as I walk as I campaign. ...

Police Accused of Profiling Muslims
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/30/08
Whenever driving or walking through the streets of Belize City it is not unusual to come across a team of police officers body searching individuals and ...

Farming for the Future at UB
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/30/08
The Belize College of Agriculture was a casualty of the University of Belize amalgamation in 2000. Sure the University of Belize still offered an ...

UNIVERSITY OF Belize LAUNCHED NEW AGRICULTURAL PROGRAM
LoveFM, Belize - 9/30/08
The University of Belize today launched a new and improved Associates Degree in Agriculture Program at their Central Farm Campus. ...

Belize CITY MAN CHARGED WITH 83 COUNTS OF POSSESSION OF ...
LoveFM, Belize - 9/30/08
Police searched Blanco’s house on Freedom Street early this morning and discovered 47 Belize currency note and 36 US currency notes found to be fake. ...

MAN CHARGED WITH INCEST
LoveFM, Belize - 9/30/08
The man, a naturalized Belizean from Mexico, said he had been living in Belize for the past 18 years. The girl, a primary school student was examined by a ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 9/30/08
Police say yesterday about three-30 in the afternoon 30-year-old Dennis Robert Young of Aloe Vera Street in Belize City; and Costa Rican national ...

Belize police get US$110000 for “gang initiative”
Amandala, Belize - 9/30/08
On Friday, September 26, officials representing the United States and Belize signed an agreement which they claim is part of the broader Central American ...

Accused Southside serial rapist, Leroy Gomez, 22, charged in court
Amandala, Belize - 9/30/08
Amidst high levels of publicity and outrage, the young man who for a week was Belize’s most wanted man, finally, today, stood before a magistrate to ...

The Esquivel comeback
Amandala, Belize - 9/30/08
The Jesuits had extraordinary influence over Belize’s first two Prime Ministers – George Price and Manuel Esquivel. Landivar’s interests were represented in ...

From The Publisher
Amandala, Belize - 9/30/08
In Belize, we are going to go crazy if Barack wins. So then, do you believe Obama would support us against Guatemala? As president of the United States, ...

Belize’s 2008 bus battles!
Amandala, Belize - 9/30/08
With over 100 buses servicing commuters countrywide, the public transportation system in Belize is one of the most critical sectors in the country – and so ...

GOB lowers oil revenue projection by $13 million
Amandala, Belize - 9/30/08
With the price of oil on the market generally making a downward turn, the Government of Belize may not earn as much from crude oil as it had projected in ...

Clean morning jack – “more than” 30 grand!
Amandala, Belize - 9/30/08
Last Friday morning a precision jacking occurred on the Northside of Belize City. When shots were fired on Freetown Road, in the vicinity of Cellular Plus ...

COLA hosts negotiators of the Belize-Guatemala differendum
Amandala, Belize - 9/30/08
The group Citizens Organized for Liberty through Action (COLA) sponsored a discussion this evening on the question of the Belize-Guatemala differendum going ...

9/29/08

PEOPLE’S UNITED PARTY TURNS 58TH
LoveFM, Belize - 9/29/08
It was 58 years ago that after the dissolving of the People’s Committee, that Belize saw the birth of what is considered today as the oldest and largest ...PBCT

Belize’S FOREIGN MINISTER ADDRESSED UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY
LoveFM, Belize - 9/29/08
Minister of Foreign Affairs Wilfred Elrington is representing Belize. He addressed the gathering earlier today. “The experience of our own country Belize ...

Belize MARKETING BOARD OPEN SUB OFFICE IN THE NORTH
LoveFM, Belize - 9/29/08
The Belize Marketing and Development Cooperation today inaugurated their third branch office in Orange Walk Town. We spoke to Managing Director Roque Mai. ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 9/29/08
Lopez said that he was driving toward Belize City when he noticed a barb wire fence across the road. When he got out of the vehicle to remove the fence from ...

Lord Ashcroft 'illegally transferred more than £3million to Tory ...
Daily Mail, UK - 9/29/08
But he has faced accusations that the money originated from companies in the Central American state of Belize - meaning he allegedly exploited a loophole ...

9/26/08

Belize remembers famous favourite son Professor and Judge Edward Laing
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/26/08
By Albert Ciego - Staff Reporter Judge Edward “Eddie” Laing, now has a place of honour at the Belize Law Library with an official photograph and niche where ...

Seven BDF soldiers injured when their truck overturns
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/26/08
By Adolph Lucas Jr. - Staff Reporter A Belize Defense Force four ton truck which flipped and overturned on the Caracol Road caused injuries to seven BDF ...

National Hero, Hon. Philip SW Goldson
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/26/08
Belize paid tribute to 13 Belizean patriots at the annual national awards ceremony at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts last Thursday night, ...

Belizeans Celebrate 27th Independence Day
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/26/08
He reminded his listeners how the nation was united on the eve of our independence when the Belizean flag was raised in the rain in Belize City on the night ...

Kendall Bridge under water Traffic to Toledo slowed!
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/26/08
... again because of the rising waters of the Sittee River, which has washed out the temporary causeway connecting the Deep South with the rest of Belize. ...

Talented teenager from Orange Walk wins regional scholarsip from ...
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/26/08
The Government of Belize through the Ministry of Education has further awarded Shanidi an educational grant to help with expenses not covered by the ...

Editorial
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/26/08
... expressing their allegiance to and solidarity with Belize on the 27th anniversary of her independence, St. John’s College and St. John’s College Sixth ...

PUP turns 58 this week
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/26/08
By Adolph Lucas Jr. - Staff Reporter The People’s United Party, the oldest political party of Belize will turn fifty-eight on Monday 29th September. ...

Taiwan will search for oil in Belizean waters
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/26/08
Taiwan's man in Belize, Ambassador Joseph Shih, has described Belize as the "Kuwait of Cental America". It was announced this week that the government of ...

Cops have a face and a name for Southside’s serial rapist
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/26/08
Belize City police are on the hunt for a young man identified as Leroy Gomez, believed to be the serial rapist who has attacked at least four women in ...

Pseudo Ephedrine again!
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/26/08
By Angel Novelo The on-going probe into the pseudo ephedrine phenomenon which has put law enforcement officers from both the Belize Customs Department and ...

NSSSA athletes represent Belize at CODICADER Games
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 5 hours ago
A third contingent of track and Field athletes are scheduled to leave Belize for San Pedro Sula, Honduras on Friday morning, September 26. ...

Belize karatekas prep for 2008 Shoto Cup
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 5 hours ago
By William Ysaguirre - Freelance Writer Karatekas of the Belize City Shotokan Karate Association participated in a vigorous workout at the Princess Hotel on ...

Cuba and Venezuela give Independence Day medical assistance to ...
Amandala, Belize - 9/26/08
Present on the grounds of clinic were the ambassadors of the two contributing countries, the Cuban Ambassador to Belize, His Excellency, Ambassador Manuel ...

UDP democracy
Amandala, Belize - 9/26/08
Now, where Belize City mayoral incumbent Zenaida Moya is concerned, it is clear that the contest has assumed added, if not greater importance, ...

The ephedrine container epidemic and the Free Zone
Amandala, Belize - 9/26/08
Has Belize just become a major transshipment point for the banned substance, pseudo-ephedrine, used to make the illegal drug, methamphetamine, ...

CJ rules for Barry Bowen and Landowners Association
Amandala, Belize - 9/26/08
With the Supreme Court back from break and the Court of Appeal soon to resume session in October, the legal disputes over the controversial Belize ...

Belize makes 5th straight slip on corruption scale
Amandala, Belize - 9/26/08
Belize has made its 5th successive descent on the Corruption Perception Index, slipping from 99 to 106, according to numbers released by Transparency ...

Appeals Board sets December for Belize Bank vs. Central Bank hearing
Amandala, Belize - 9/26/08
The Belize Bank is still challenging the directives issued by the Central Bank to return the US$10 million diverted from a Venezuela grant to the bank under ...

9/25/08

San Mateo ‘heavily contaminated’
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 9/25/08
Holy Cross Anglican School rests on eight acres of swamp land donated to the Anglican Diocese by the Government of Belize in 2006 and lies in the San Mateo ...

Cacao and Coffee Farmers Co-op formed in Punta Gorda
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 9/25/08
Press Release – San Pedro, Belize – September 16th, 2008 – J Squared Caribbean Limited announces a number of new investment areas in Punta Gorda, Belize. ...


San Pedro Sun
‘Coconut’ Leo is Karaoke King
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 9/25/08
There was standing room only at the grand finale of Reef Radio’s Tele-radio karaoke competition on Thursday night inside the Jaguar’s Temple Night Club as ...


San Pedro Sun
Commemorating 27 years of Belize’s Independence
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 9/25/08
The September celebrations have come and gone, and it is no doubt that this year’s celebration will go down in the history books as one to remember. 2008 is a special year for Belizeans...

Transparency International: Belize More Corrupt
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/25/08
And according to the index, Belize is going from bad to worse. This country was ranked 99th last year and this year, it’s fallen to 109, tied with Argentina ...

Kim Simplis: Special Olympics' Global Ambassador
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/25/08
This evening Special Olympics Belize and the Government of Belize signed a partnership agreement to quote “improve the lives of people with intellectual ...

Leroy the Accused Rapist Surrenders
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/25/08
He was Belize City’s most wanted man and tonight Leroy Gomez is in police custody. It seems the pressure of being a fugitive with your picture plastered on ...

BTB Investigating Cave Tube Drowning
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/25/08
That’s why the Belize Tourism Board is investigating. Director of Product Development Laura Esquivel says it is too early to draw a conclusion. ...

Manuel Esquivel Endorses Michael; Rebukes Moya
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/25/08
Dale McDougal: Is this why you’re supporting Deputy Mayor Anthony Michael’s bid to be the next mayor of Belize City? “Yes Anthony Michael was overwhelming ...

GOVERNMENT OF Belize AND SPECIAL OLYMPICS INTERNATIONAL SIGNS ...
LoveFM, Belize - 9/25/08
The Prime Minister, Dean Barrow, on behalf of the Government of Belize this afternoon signed an agreement that signified a partnership between Belize and ...

Pirates seize Ukrainian ship off Somalia coast
Peninsula On-line, Qatar - 9/25/08
The hijackers commandeered the Belize-flagged Faina to a yet unknown location, said Andrew Mwngura who runs the Kenya chapter of the Seafarers Assistance ...

Pirates seize Ukrainian ship off Somali coast
France24, France - 9/25/08
The hijackers commandeered the Belize-flagged Faina, which was on its way to the Kenyan port of Mombasa, to a yet unknown location, said Andrew Mwngura who ...

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF VILLAGE COUNCILS PREPARES FOR 8TH AGM
LoveFM, Belize - 9/25/08
The Eight Annual General Meeting of the National Association of Village Councils will be held this weekend at the University of Belize Auditorium in ...

TELEMEDIA LAUNCHES NEW DIGICELL SHOUT SERVICE
LoveFM, Belize - 9/25/08
Belize Telemedia Limited today launched a new real time service that will allow Digicell Customers to use their cell phones to contact local media houses. ...

Belize’S CORRUPTION INDEX WORSENS IN 2008
LoveFM, Belize - 9/25/08
Transparency International has released their Corruption Perception Index for 2008 and the perception is that Belize’s position has reportedly gotten worse ...

9/24/08

MORE PSEUDOEPHEDRINE TABLETS FOUND IN COUNTRY
LoveFM, Belize - 9/24/08
Assistant Commissioner of Police Crispin Jefferies says that the whole transshipment of Pseudoephedrine tablets through Belize is bigger than the police and ...

CARIBBEAN EXAMINATION COUNCIL SEEKS TO IMPROVE SERVICES AND RESULTS
LoveFM, Belize - 9/24/08
Officials from the Caribbean Examination Council are in Belize on a courtesy visit as the new Registrar and Pro-registrar of the council. ...

Belize COUNCIL OF CHURCHES MEETS TO DISCUSS HIV/AIDS
LoveFM, Belize - 9/24/08
The Belize Council of Churches is hosting a three day seminar that aims to engage all the churches and the evangelical leaders in learning more and being ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 9/24/08
... Pamela Anthony of Guinea Grass Village told Police that her niece Roshydah Wade left home on Saturday morning to go to Ready Call Center in Belize City. ...

Belize DONATES RELIEF SUPPLIES TO CUBA
LoveFM, Belize - 9/24/08
The supplies, donated on behalf of the Government and people of Belize to assist in recovery efforts after hurricane Ike, was flown to Cuba this afternoon.

Belize DEFENSE FORCE SOLDIERS INJURED IN ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENT
LoveFM, Belize - 9/24/08
Six Belize Defense Force soldiers were injured yesterday when the four tonner truck they were travelling in over turned near the Mountain Pine Ridge area. ...

9/23/08

BDF Soldier in a Coma after Mountain Pine Ridge Accident
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/23/08
The Independence Day weekend passed without any serious crime reported in Belize City – or for that matter any part of the country. ...

Southside Serial Rapist Still on the Loose
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/23/08
We suspect that he is coming out only at night and in the city as well and behind those areas, the south side of Belize City, there are many abandoned ...

A Fitting Tribute to Judge Edward Laing
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/23/08
... International Court of Justice, his perhaps most famous judgement was that of the “Prince” a maritime case in which he wrote a decision against Belize.

Soldier in a Coma after Mountain Pine Ridge Accident
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/23/08
The Independence Day weekend passed without any serious crime reported in Belize City – or for that matter any part of the country. ...

Belize Celebrates 28 Years of Independence
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/23/08
10 hours later much of the same personnel and personalities were back at Memorial Park for the highlight of Belize’s ceremonial calendar. ...

Leon Blease Charged for Attempted Murder of Freddy Grant
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/23/08
Today Belize City Police arrested and charged the young man they believed attempted to kill thirty four year old Freddy Grant as he stood on the sidewalk at ...

Unidentified Man Killed Friday on Northern Highway
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/23/08
Belize City police still do not know the identity of a man who was knocked down and killed between miles two and three on the Northern Highway. ...

9/23/08

Belize REPRESENTED AT 63RD UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY
LoveFM, Belize - 9/23/08
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Wilfred Elrington is representing Belize at the 63 rd session of the United Nations General Assembly being ...

BRENT HAMILTON WINS ANNUAL RAISE YOUR FLAG COMPETITION
LoveFM, Belize - 9/23/08
Love Fm’s annual raise your flag and win competition ended on Sunday with the winner being chosen at an Independence Day party at Old Belize. ...

UNIVERSITY OF Belize TO INTRODUCE REVITALIZED AGRICULTURAL PROGRAM
LoveFM, Belize - 9/23/08
The University of Belize will be launching its revitalized Agricultural Program next Tuesday at their Central Farm Campus. ...

FIRST CHESS FAMILY FUN DAY TO BE HELD THIS WEEKEND
LoveFM, Belize - 9/23/08
The National Youth Chess Foundation of Belize will be hosting the first ever chess family fun day in Belmopan this weekend. Retired Lieutenant Colonel Omar ...

PEOPLE’S UNITED PARTY CELEBRATES 58TH ANNIVERSARY
LoveFM, Belize - 9/23/08
At 5:30 we are having a youth forum and rally in Orange Walk and that will be along with the Belize Youth Group, which is the youth arm of the party. ...

9/19/08

NEW RATE SETTING METHODOLOGY SET FOR Belize ELECTRICITY LIMITED
LoveFM, Belize - 9/19/08
The Public Utilities Commission has implemented a new rate setting methodology as it relates to the cost of power Belize Electricity Limited pays and ...

Belize RED CROSS RECEIVES DONATION FROM AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT
LoveFM, Belize - 9/19/08
The Belize Red Cross today received 30 thousand Belize dollars from the Australian Government to assist with other recovery efforts being carried out in ...

CACAO GROWERS ASSOCIATION HOLDS SYMPOSIUM IN BELMOPAN
LoveFM, Belize - 9/19/08
The symposium was based on the topic “Cocoa Genetics in Belize: What are we doing and where are we going? TCGA president Armando Choco tells us more. ...

THREE CUSTOMS OFFICERS CHARGED FOR FORGERY
LoveFM, Belize - 9/19/08
Aruni Perez was additionally charged for forging an official document but this time it was for the Port of Belize Waybill.” The Customs officers were ...

POLICE LOOKS FOR SUSPECTED SERIAL RAPIST IN Belize CITY
LoveFM, Belize - 9/19/08
Police tonight are looking for a serial rapist who have been harassing young women in the Lake Independence area. Since August 23 rd at least four rapes ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 9/19/08
Belize City Police are investigating two separate cases of assault that was reported earlier this week. In the first incident reported on September 17 th ...

INDEPENDENCE DAY CHILDREN’S RALLY HELD ACROSS THE COUNTRY TODAY
LoveFM, Belize - 9/19/08
The annual children’s rally was held this morning at the Belize City Centre. Children from schools all over the city assembled at the rally and when asked ...

Kristen Madison, the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the ...
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/19/08
Belize and the United States continue to maintain a strong friendly relationship, says a senior official with the US Department of State this week, ...

Heads will roll! Three officers in custody and more to follow
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/19/08
Friday Sept 19 Tension is high and heads are rolling inside Belize’s Customs Department, where an intense criminal investigation continues to unfold a trail ...

Editorial
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/19/08
Belize will eventually overcome its poverty. In time the ghettos and slum areas will be reduced. But the turf war over drugs and the misshapen monsters that ...

New scholarly works aim at enhancing Belizean Education
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/19/08
Priscilla Brown-Lopez, is a full time lecturer in Curriculum and Instructional Methodology at the University of Belize. “The book is written in Belize, ...

Francis Reneau & Belizean artists present evening of musical magic
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/19/08
The Belize Choral Society sang “Iguana Creek” and “Reneau’s arrangement of “Ping Wing juk mi.” Reneau then joined Samantha Smith on piano as she played her ...

Miss Belize Rita Henry wins 1st Miss Y International
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/19/08
By William Ysaguirre - Freelance Writer Miss ‘Y’ Belize 2007-08 Rita Henry won the first ever annual Miss ‘Y’ International pageant organized by the Young ...

Digital network links Belize’s health care system
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/19/08
By Adolph Lucas Jr. - Staff Reporter Belize’s health care system may be dramatically improved, with the signing of a data information network system ...

Butane down by eight cents a lb.
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/19/08
By Adolph Lucas Jr. - Staff Reporter The price of a tank of butane gas in Belize City is now $124 per hundred pound tank, compared to its previous cost of ...

Belize Cultural Foundation honours Rene Villanueva Sr.
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/19/08
The Los Angeles based Belize Cultural Foundation recognized Villanueva for his contributions to the nation of Belize through his commitment and dedication ...

Peter Quan wins Golden Orange Open tennis tournament
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/19/08
... Sr. Peter Quan won the National Open men’s singles tennis tournament sponsored by Golden Orange Farm at the Belize Pickwick Club on Saturday and Sunday. ...

Belize’s economy grew by 4 percent
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/19/08
The Statistical Institute of Belize in Belmopan reports that the Belize economy grew by four percent during the second quarter of this year, but the cost of ...

BDF soldier on patrol hacked almost to death
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/19/08
A Belize Defence Force soldier almost lost his life while on foot patrol along the Belize/Guatemala border last Saturday September 13, when he was viciously ...

Cops say woman, 21, was part of kidnapping gang!
The Reporter Belize, Belize - 9/19/08
By Adolph Lucas Jr. - Staff Reporter A man and a woman from Belize City who allegedly were a part of a gang of five that beat up and kidnapped a cab driver ...

9/18/08

Belize WAS REPRESENTED AT TOURISM MINISTERIAL MEETING IN MEXICO
LoveFM, Belize - 9/18/08
Belize was represented at the signing of an agreement to establish a Latin American mechanism for Consultation and coordination between Cruise Liners and ...

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT REVOKES NATIONAL’S TEMPORARY ROAD SERVICE ...
LoveFM, Belize - 9/18/08
“What it does it enable the regular routes enroute to Belize for our customer to have out customers to have a better journey traveling from San Ignacio or ...

3RD ANNUAL MUNICIPAL CULTURAL FAIR TO BE HELD THIS WEEKEND
LoveFM, Belize - 9/18/08
The third annual Belize City council Multi-Cultural fair will be held this weekend at the old Technical College Campus Grounds. Mayor Zenaida Moya told us ...

SEPARATE SHOOTING REPORTED; ONE PERSON INJURED
LoveFM, Belize - 9/18/08
A shooting in Belize City last night has left one person injured. Around 10:25 last night police visited an area on East Collet Canal where they saw 34 year ...

US STATE DEPARTMENT SAYS Belize/US RELATIONSHIP IN GOOD STANDINGS
LoveFM, Belize - 9/18/08
A representative from the US Department of State is here in Belize to meet with members of Cabinet to discuss issues that affect Belize and the region. ...

9/17/08

Croc “George” Retires at 25
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 9/17/08
After the Belize Forestry Department deemed George a danger to people and suffering from poor health, they enlisted the help of the ACES team to relocate ...

Chetumal Mayor visits San Pedro
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 9/17/08
Both Belize and Mexico form a part of the Caribbean; X’calak, Banco Chinchoro and San Pedro – we all have the Caribbean spirit and we need to build on that. ...

Fire ravages secluded resort “El Secreto”
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 9/17/08
On Monday, September 15th, about ten miles north of San Pedro Town, the San Pedro Fire Department received a late call about a fire in progress. ...

State of the art computer lab inaugurated at Holy Cross
San Pedro Sun, Belize - 9/17/08
According to Wilson, “We [Holy Cross] are ready to launch into the education of the 20th Century,” she exclaimed. Grown through leaps and bounds, Holy Cross ...

FOUR CUSTOMS OFFICERS CHARGED FOR MISSING CONTAINER
LoveFM, Belize - 9/17/08
The attempt is to circumvent processes and procedures that we put in place to address what we believe is the use of the Port of Belize as a transshipment ...

BELIZE'S MINSTER DETAINED IN CHETUMAL
LoveFM, Belize - 9/17/08
According to Mexican News Paper , De Peso , Cardona first refused to descend from the vehicle identifying himself as a the Belize minister of culture, ...

CARIBBEAN LOCAL GOVERNANCE FORUM HOLDS CONSULTATION IN Belize
LoveFM, Belize - 9/17/08
Mayor Moya highlighted some of the issues that the Belize Mayor’s Association is trying to address. “Some of the main issues that we are dealing with in ...

COUNTERFEIT 50 DOLLAR NOTE FOUND IN ORANGE WALK
LoveFM, Belize - 9/17/08
Counterfeit Belize currency has surfaced at a bank in Orange Walk. A Bank Teller of the Belize Bank Limited in Orange Walk reported to police that on ...

Belize RED CROSS LAUNCHES CARIBBEAN APPEAL DRIVE
LoveFM, Belize - 9/17/08
The Belize Red Cross has launched an appeal to assist victims of Hurricanes Ike and Gustav in at least 4 Caribbean island states that were severely hit by ...

13 BELIZEANS TO BE HONORED AS BELIZEAN PATRIOTS
LoveFM, Belize - 9/17/08
The other is the order of Belize which will be going to the Wright Honorable Manuel Esquivel. There are three orders of distinction that will be going to ...

DIALYSIS PATIENT SAYS QUALITY SERVICE AT Belize HEALTH CARE CAN ...
LoveFM, Belize - 9/17/08
Yesterday we reported that the Belize Healthcare Partners Limited had written to the Government of Belize regarding dialysis treatment provided by the ...

9/16/08

Belize HEALTH CARE PARTNERS LIMITED THREATENS TO STOP DIALYSIS ...
LoveFM, Belize - 9/16/08
Belize Health Care Partners Limited has written the Minister of Health informing him that unless the Government comes up with a long term commitment they ...

PRICE OF BUTANE GAS DECREASE BY 3 DOLLARS
LoveFM, Belize - 9/16/08
Government today announced the new prices for 100 pound cylinder at 124 dollars in Belize City and Corozal, 125 dollars in Orange Walk, 126 dollars in ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 9/16/08
Another Belize City woman has reportedly been raped. The 26-year-old woman told Police about 2:30 yesterday morning she was walking at the corner of Iguana ...

OLDER PERSONS PARTICIPATE IN TWO DAY TECHNICAL WORKSHOP
LoveFM, Belize - 9/16/08
... represent the views and concerns of Older Persons and to advocate and lobby for positive changes in the quality of life of all older persons in Belize. ...

NEW TEXT BOOKS LAUNCHED BY CUBOLA PRODUCTIONS
LoveFM, Belize - 9/16/08
Pricilla Brown Lopez is a lecturer at the University of Belize and the editor of the Social Studies text for primary schools. “This text is actually for ...

Police: Grenade Attack was Gang Related
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/16/08
First they say it was an act of retaliation between two rival Belize City gangs. According to investigators, a group of gang members were the ones being ...

World Oil Prices Tumble; Revenue from Windfall Tax to Follow
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/16/08
First the good news, though the prices at pumps in Belize won’t go down immediately, if the next shipment of oil leaves soon – while prices are at their ...

Hubert Kid Velasquez Wanted for Orange Walk Cab-Jacking
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/16/08
One of Belize’s most notorious criminals, Hubert Kid Velasquez is wanted in Orange Walk after police say he orchestrated the botched kidnapping of a taxi ...

Austrian Tourists Charged for Insurance Fraud
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/16/08
That’s what an Austrian man tried on Monday – but Belize police were up on the scam and the Viennese villains got more than they bargained for. ...

9/15/08

Security Bin Laden Style At The Expo Didn't Hurt Business
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/15/08
In a post urban terror Belize City, deal hunters at the expo had to deal with metal detectors. Men had to empty their pockets and women’s purses were ...

Police Have Their Grenade Man!
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/15/08
7NEWS can confirm tonight that tomorrow police will charge a Belize City teenager for lobbing a live grenade into a crowded area on carnival day, ...

Guatemalan Xateros Ambush BDF Soldier Inside Belize's Border
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/15/08
Tonight a Belize Defense Soldier lies seriously wounded in the KHMH after he was chopped by Guatemalan Xateros on Saturday afternoon. ...

Saturday Was Wellness Day
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/15/08
In fact for the past twenty years cardiovascular diseases such as diabetes and hypertension have been the leading causes of hospitalization in Belize. ...

Speed and Endurance in the Wild West
Channel 7 Daily News, Belize - 9/15/08
And while in America it’s called the sport of kings, in Belize, it’s the country folk who keep the sport alive. In Cayo, it’s more than a tradition, ...

EXPO Belize TRADE SHOW 2008 A SUCCESS
LoveFM, Belize - 9/15/08
The 2008 Expo Belize Trade Show was held over the weekend and records released by the organizers at the Belize Chamber Commerce and Industry say that the ...

OAS LAUNCHES FIRST EVER GREEN WEEK INITIATIVE
LoveFM, Belize - 9/15/08
Belize is the current chair of the Organization of American States Permanent Council. The permanent council is being chaired by Ambassador Nestor Mendez ...

POLICE NEWS
LoveFM, Belize - 9/15/08
Police in Belize City are investigating a report of rape that reportedly occurred over the weekend. The victim reported to police that she was walking ...

OPPOSITION COMMENTS ON LATEST COUNTRY STATISTICS
LoveFM, Belize - 9/15/08
On Friday the Statistical Institute of Belize released its latest figures which showed that after virtually no growth in the first quarter of this year, ...

Belize ESTABLISHES FIRST EVER HEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEM
LoveFM, Belize - 9/15/08
This agreement will offer Belize health care providers intensive support to better manage the first national health information system; Belize Health ...

CENTRAL AMERICAN COUNTRIES JOIN Belize IN CELEBRATING INDEPENDENCE
LoveFM, Belize - 9/15/08
... Honduras and the Attaché of the embassy of Nicaragua will be hosting a special reception tonight at the Belize Biltmore Plaza to mark the occasion. ...

Belize DEFENSE FORCE SOLDIER ATTACKED BY XATEROS
LoveFM, Belize - 9/15/08
A Belize Defence Force soldier was injured in an incident yesterday. Love News spoke earlier today with Commander of the BDF, Brigadier General Dario Tapia. ...

RENE VILLANUEVA SENIOR TO RECEIVE DISTINGUISH CITIZEN AWARD
LoveFM, Belize - 9/15/08
The Belize Cultural Foundation in Los Angeles will be hosting a number of activities in connection with Belize’s Independence celebration. ...


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