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Titan Securities executives wanted by the US are charged in Belize

Titan Securities executives wanted by the US are charged in Belize

Monday, September 15, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: Bahamian finance executives 29 year old Rohn Knowles and 34 year old Kelvin Leach were picked up by authorities at the…

Ministry of Health addressing “mischief” of vehicle thefts

Ministry of Health addressing “mischief” of vehicle thefts

Monday, September 15, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: A fourth vehicle was recently reported stolen from the Ministry of Health, and specifically from its own offices in the East…

Was weekend murder victim linked to drugs, gangs?

Was weekend murder victim linked to drugs, gangs?

Monday, September 15, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: A Mahogany Heights resident who was building a house in Belize City in gang territory became a target on Friday night…

KHMH re-opens intensive care units

KHMH re-opens intensive care units

Monday, September 15, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital was the center of scandal in May of 2013 when…

Inundaciones en Toledo Rural obliga evacuaciones.

Inundaciones en Toledo Rural obliga evacuaciones.

Domingo,  September 14, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Informando: Inundaciones el Viernes por la noche en aéreas rurales de Toledo obligaron la evacuación de más de dos docenas de familias antes del…

Man decapitated in rural Cayo district

Man decapitated in rural Cayo district

Sunday, September 14, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: A Guatemalan national was chopped to death early this morning in the Cayo district. The victim has been identified as…

Se pronostican mas lluvias.

Se pronostican mas lluvias.

Domingo, 14 de Septiembre, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Informando:  La semana ha comenzado con bastante lluvia, a medida que condiciones húmedas e inestables persisten sobre nuestra área. El pronóstico general…

San Pedro man murdered; police investigation underway

San Pedro man murdered; police investigation underway

Sunday, September 14, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: Police in San Pedro town, on Ambergris Caye, have commenced investigation of a homicide in the municipality on Saturday night.…

17 honored at Tribute to Belizean Patriots

17 honored at Tribute to Belizean Patriots

Sunday, September 14, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting:   The annual Tribute to Belizean Patriots has dual functions: it introduces Belizeans to the life’s work of some who quietly serve…

Forecast calls for rain

Forecast calls for rain

Sunday, September 14, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting:  It is a rainy start to the new week as moist and unstable conditions persist over our area. The general…

Police officers investigate murder in Cayo

Police officers investigate murder in Cayo

Sunday, September 14, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: There are reports of a homicide in the Spanish Lookout area of the Cayo District. Reports received say that the…

Carnival Road March held in Belize City

Carnival Road March held in Belize City

Sunday, September 13, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: The highly anticipated annual Carnival Road March, the close of Carnival season, took place today in Belize City. The always colorful event…

Flooding in rural Toledo forces evacuation

Flooding in rural Toledo forces evacuation

Saturday, September 13, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: Overnight flooding in rural Toledo forced the evacuation of over two dozen families just before dawn today. A heavy downpour…

Red Cross to campaign for more first aid response training

Red Cross to campaign for more first aid response training

Sunday, September 14, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: Today, September 13, is World First Aid Day and the national societies of the Red Cross and Red Crescent movements are…

Friday night murder in Belize City

Friday night murder in Belize City

Saturday, September 13, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: A man was shot and killed last night in Belize City. The victim has been identified as labourer Paul Morgan, believed…

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Crime

Security guard charged for unlicensed firearm

Security guard charged for unlicensed firearm

Friday, September 12, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: Forty year old Leroy Salgado, a security guard…

Allanamiento de morada en la municipalidad de San Pedro deja a tres personas heridas

Allanamiento de morada en la municipalidad de San Pedro deja a tres personas heridas

Viernes, 12 de Septiembre, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Informando: Un allanamiento de morada en el municipio de San…

Non-appearance frees constable of extortion charge

Non-appearance frees constable of extortion charge

Friday, September 12, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: Two persons who accused 41 year old police…

Owen Parham dodges robbery and assault charges

Owen Parham dodges robbery and assault charges

Friday, September 12, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: Magistrate Herbert Panton has found 37 year old…

Home invasion in San Pedro town terrifies American retirees

Home invasion in San Pedro town terrifies American retirees

Friday, September 12, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: A home invasion in San Pedro town…

GOB press officer allegedly involved in late night accident

GOB press officer allegedly involved in late night accident

Thursday, September 11, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: Police are yet to confirm but reliable sources…

American accountant overstayed welcome in Belize

American accountant overstayed welcome in Belize

Thursday, September 11, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: Disappointed after a planned marriage to a Belizean…

Kevin Bodden charged with A&R robbery

Kevin Bodden charged with A&R robbery

Thursday, September 11, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: On Monday, Kevin Bodden, 21, was read a…

Authorities: retrieved grenade “could have caused major damage”

Authorities: retrieved grenade “could have caused major damage”

Thursday, September 11, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: On Wednesday, for the second time in less…

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Economy

Public Transportation For A More Competitive Economy in Belize

Public Transportation For  A More Competitive Economy in Belize

Photo by: www.thebigfatworld.com By Richard Harrison There is a small city in the USA named Portage, Michigan….at the entrance is a big sign that boasts “Portage….City of Economic…

Cayo district listed as affordable international real estate investment area

Cayo district listed as affordable international real estate investment area

Wednesday, September 10, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: After the bruising Belize took in the international media on Tuesday over the indictments of 6 individuals, including a Belizean,…

Fuel Pricing & Tomato Competitiveness in Belize

Fuel Pricing & Tomato Competitiveness in Belize

By Richard Harrison The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimated that, in 2012, Belize produced 1.7 million pounds of tomato on 96 acres of land, with an average…

My Tomato Dream For Belize

My Tomato Dream For Belize

By Richard Harrison Tomato is a vegetable-fruit that can be grown year-round in Belize. Belize can produce a large surplus of tomato, using a fraction of the land…

Entrepreneurs receive money to further business

Entrepreneurs receive money to further business

Thursday, September 4, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: The second round of grants to small businesses participating in the Emprende project co-sponsored by BELTRAIDE, the Center for the Promotion…

Politics

Orange Walk recognizes its Outstanding Citizens

Orange Walk recognizes its Outstanding Citizens

Thursday, September 11, 2014. ORANGE WALK BUREAU Reporting: The Orange Walk Town Council has publicly acknowledged 23 men and women from…

PUP exige disculpa para el Alcalde de Punta Gorda

PUP exige disculpa para el Alcalde de Punta Gorda

Jueves, Septiembre 11, 2014. AARON HUMES Informando: El Lunes el Partido Unido del Pueblo  (PUP) convoco una conferencia de prensa para…

PUP demands Patrick Faber “come clean” on assault

PUP demands Patrick Faber “come clean” on assault

Tuesday, September 9, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: Minister of Education, Youth and Sports Patrick Faber was accused of assault based on…

PUP demand apology for P.G. Mayor

PUP demand apology for P.G. Mayor

Tuesday, September 9, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: On Monday the People’s United Party (PUP) called a press conference to respond to…

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Belize Has An Unjust, Unbalanced And Broken Tax System

By Richard S. Harrison, BSc Pharm, MBA A fair and balanced tax system is important for any economy seeking to grow investments…whether domestic or foreign…because it should…

Entertainment

Mexican troupe to play in Belize

Thursday, September 4, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: Five young Mexican musicians have landed in Belize to perform concerts in Belize City and Benque Viejo. They are the…

Education

Students from Taiwan send computers for schools in Cayo

Sunday, September 7, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: Eight schools in the Cayo district received computer donations and school supplies from students in the Republic of China,…

Living

Why I Love Caye Caulker Belize

Caye Caulker is definitely one of my favorite places in the world…..and I have seen many beautiful places. For me…a place must not only look beautiful….but it…

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