Murder in Corozal

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Police are looking for a man that they believe can help them in their investigation into another murder in the north. The man is Arturo Tamai Tzul  whom police say they believe can assist them in their investigation  into the chopping death of a Salvadoran man. The murder...

SIB says economy on rebound

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In Belize’s economy grew by 2.1% in the first quarter of 2017. According to SIB , Belize produced goods and services totaling 748.2 million dollars which an increase of 15.4million dollars  from $732.8 in the first quarter of 2016. During this period, the banana industry grew by...

Unemployment rate at 9%

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The unemployment rate has increased in comparison to the same time period last year. That is what the latest figures from the Statistical Institute of Belize reveals. The Labour Force survey of April 2017, showed that when compared to April of 2016, there were over two thousand...

Drunken cop to be disciplined

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A uniformed PC Florencio Rash was caught on camera in a most unflattering position on the ground at the Belmopan bus station earlier this week. The video quickly made its way around social media and on Wednesday, it was determined that PC Rash was indeed drunk  in the video, as...

No one checked Nationality Certificates?

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Yesterday, Addy Pacheco returned to sit before the Senate Select Inquiry into the Auditor General’s report on the passport, nationality and visa sections of the Immigration Department.  As we told you yesterday, Pacheco has constantly placed blame for the processing of fake...

On Line sale of Pharmaceuticals not approved

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Belizean Pharmacists have been monitoring a website which sells medications online. The website operators claim that they are operating from Belize and even the Google site tracker picks up the site running from NorthSide Belize City.  Well, online Pharmacies are illegal in...

Weed found in over grown lot

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Cops found 950 grams of weed on Wednesday afternoon. Police searched an overgrown lot next to the Fiesta Park in the Belama Phase 4 area of Belize City where they found a black plastic bag containing the cannabis.  No one was in the area at the time and as a result the item was...

Belize attends 49th SICA Summit in Costa Rica

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Belize attended the 49th Summit of Heads of Government and State of the Central American Integration System (SICA) in Costa Rica where leaders met to discuss regional cooperation, security and the continued strengthening of regional integration. Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon....

Belize Coast Guard officer graduates with top honors from the united states naval war college

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Lieutenant Gregory Soberanis of the Belize Coast Guard (BCG) graduated from the United States Naval War College on the 16th June, 2017, after successfully completing the Naval Staff Course in Newport, Rhode Island, U.S.A.   Soberanis, who is the first Belizean to attend the...

Addy Pacheco says no process for verifying documents was in place

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Addy Pacheco was back before the Senate Select Committee today. Last week, she had laid blame for the acceptance of incomplete applications at the feet of her Officer In Charge and others up in the rank and file of the visa application process. She said she was there only to...

Man electrocuted in Placencia

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A man was electrocuted in Placencia today. Information is that 32 year old  Ralston Williams,  a Belizean construction worker of Santa Cruz village, fell from the roof of a two storey building when he was pulling up an aluminum pipe. The pipe apparently touched  a high tension...

Anthony “Boots” Martinez’s scheduled testimony postponed

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Minister Anthony ‘Boots” Martinez was scheduled to appear before the Senate Select Committee today. Minister Martinez’s name was mentioned in the Auditor General’s report in relation to his recommendation for the  processing of  a visa for an Asian national. However, Hon....

200 passports issued to Pacheco went missing

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Addy Pacheco was today’s sole witness at the Senate Inquiry. As we have mentioned, Ms. Pacheco featured prominently in the Auditor General’s report as the person who signed off on several applications with invalid documents in some instances as well as incomplete documentation in...

D.O.E. supports Belize City Mayor’s decision on noise abatement regulations

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Last week, Belize City Mayor Darrel Bradley issued a memo that the regulations and licenses as they pertain to night club music ceasing at midnight should be enforced. This was in specific response to complaints aired out at consultations with businesses and residents in the area...

Belize is worst human trafficking Offender in Central America

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Belize is the worst human trafficking offender in Central America . That is according to the US State Department’s 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report. The report, released on Monday June 26th, says that “Belize is a source, transit, and destination country for men, women,...