No sign of Hattieville Chairman

It has been 11 days now since Hattieville Chairman and Field Worker for Discoverseis Kevin Carcamo reportedly went missing. The company, which conducts seismic testing for possible drill sites, was putting in place recording material near the Freetown Sibun area on Sunday July...

Ransom demand in case of missing chairman?

You might recall that on Friday July 25th Discoverseis put out a 10 thousand dollar reward for any information leading to the safe return of Kevin Carcamo. The flyer asked for individuals with any information to contact the nearest police station or the company cell-phone, with...

Lands Department undergoes reform

Prime Minister Dean Barrow has described it as a “hotbed of corruption,” and claimed it was one of the sources of his greatest frustration as chief executive. But it seems the Lands and Surveys Department of the Ministry of Natural Resources is finally cleaning up its...

Reshuffle of senior Government officials

Chief Executive Officer in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Alexis Rosado is to be the new Beliezan Ambassador to Guatemala. With his crossing the border to Guatemala, there is a bit of a reshuffle of the executive division of the Government, with Prime Minister Barrow shifting...

Unions get salary adjustment

Prime Minister Dean Barrow had asked the major unions – public service, teachers and senior managers – to conclude the Collective Bargaining Agreement with Government that dates back some five years. While it appears they are still holding out, one key aspect of that...

Minor accuses stepfather of carnal knowledge

On Wednesday, a female minor from the Orange Walk District visited the station along with her mother and reported that in the month of February 2013, while her mother left home, her step father reportedly went inside her bedroom, blindfolded her with a piece of cloth, then...

Infrastructure works continue

The Government’s large-scale infrastructure project intended to repair needed passageways nationwide following severe rainfall damage late in 2013 continues. Projects are underway in all of the major municipalities and on Wednesday the Prime Minister announced some new...

Belize businesses anticipate good year

No poll is scientifically accurate, but if the results released today of a poll of business leaders at the recent Business Forum is any indication, things are looking well for the private sector. CEO in the Ministry of Trade and Investment Michael Singh says a majority of...

Hurricane Awareness Training programme for kids

On Wednesday morning at the St. Ann’s Anglican School in Belmopan Some 50 children from ages 6 to 16 participated in a 2 day training program on Hurricane awareness which was facilitated by NEMO. According to Clare Moody, District Coordinator For Belmopan, the best way to...

Business Management Workshop for Federation of Fishers

The Belize Federation of Fishers is an umbrella organization comprised of Fishing associations from across the country.  The organization seeks to provide a united voice for fisher folks as well as create a point of action for issues and concerns related to all marine resources....

Dr. Errol Elrington may face extradition

No formal request has been made, but authorities in the United States are determined to get back Belizean-American doctor Errol Elrington, brother of attorney Hubert Elrington and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Attorney General Wilfred Elrington. Dr. Elrington is accused of...

Free therapy consultations at HelpAge

Nine physical therapy students and their facilitators from the University of Indianapolis were at HelpAge in Belmopan on Wednesday to provide free information and therapy consultations on fall prevention methods and diabetes. Michael Usher, Secretary of the Belize HelpAge in...

Pathlight hosts teacher training programme

Path light International since its inception in 2007 has embarked in many community based programs to alleviate poverty and create opportunities for less fortunate individuals. It also has aimed at contributing to education through full scholarships offered to children heading to...