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Foreign Investor warnings from Oppenheimer and Co.

A report earlier this week from the U.S. based financial advisory group Atlanta International, a division of Oppenheimer & Company, is sounding the alarm for investors. Atlanta International is known [...]

PM’s Independence Speech also troublesome to investors

There was another caution about investor confidence in Belize. It is titled “A new kind of debt management” which rose not out of any action taken by government but rather [...]

Flooding in Orange Walk Villages

It has been more than a year since the deadly floods caused by Tropical Storm Arthur and Tropical Depression Sixteen struck the country. Thirteen lives were lost and millions of [...]

And flooding all over Belize City

But Northern residents are not the only ones facing inundation. The rains in Belize City have also created flooding problems for residents directly behind the Lord Ridge Cemetery. They, however, [...]

Councillor Samuels gives an update on under deposits

It’s September twenty fifth, the date when the Director of Public Prosecutions was expected to deliver her decision after reviewing the Belize City Council’s file that included the audited reports [...]

Second wave of H1N1 sickens mostly the youth

When the Influenza A (H1N1) was identified to be a new flu strain, it caused severe respiratory illnesses to those unlucky individuals who caught the virus. The Director of Health [...]

Safety measures on filling butane tanks still ignored

Less than two weeks ago, a faulty gas tank exploded at Brown’s Butane Gas Service on Mopan Street and brought a horrific end to a young employee’s life. Elton Herrera’s [...]

Single mother gets assistance to build a home

Affordable homes are hard to come by, but thanks to Hand in Hand Ministries’ “Build for Change Program”; a single mother of four is getting the assistance she needs to [...]

B.N.E. Trust to build classrooms for primary school

Belize Natural Energy (B.N.E.) wants to be known not only for the oil it extracts from Belize’s soil and the estimated three hundred and thirty-four million dollars it profited in [...]

Reversal for fortune; judge to appear before lawyers

We reported last week of an unusual and special meeting of the Bar Association scheduled for next week. We say unusual because we all know that lawyers go before judges [...]

Chain snatcher claims police brutality

He is accused of robbing a minor but before he could complete his second attack on a group of three others in the King’s Park area, early on Independence Day, [...]

He admitted stabbing victim, but said he was also antagonized

He bears the same name as the former Commissioner of Police, but sixty-three year old Gerald Westby acted outside of the law when he stabbed Conrad Guzman on Wednesday morning. [...]

Trio remanded for home invasion

The Hattieville Prison is home to three more inmates tonight after Chief Magistrate Margaret McKenzie remanded them until October twenty sixth. Twenty four year olds, Lionel Brigal and Pedro Perez [...]

1 1/2 years later, family still wants answers about missing youth

The family of Anthony Roches who went missing in 2008, observed somberly his twenty-second birthday this past Tuesday. Since Roches’ disappearance there has been little or no information to confirm [...]

Son of well-known attorney missing; cops finds his abandoned vehicle

Members of the police are at this hour investigating the strange disappearance of a prominent attorney’s son. Late this evening police received a tip that the vehicle driven by Blake [...]

Safiyyah wraps up One Hot Summer of Entertainment

It might be raining outside but do you remember the hot days of summer? Safiyyah takes us back. Hey I’m Safiyyah and this is what’s happening Belize? Well all the [...]