: ' 23jan2016'

Impasse broken over pay raise for FirstCaribbean workers?

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Jan. 21, 2016–The new collective bargaining agreement which our sources say had been reached almost two weeks ago between the management of CIBC FirstCaribbean Bank, on the one hand, and the unionized workers [...]

Belizean family guilty of US$300,000 scam!

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, USA, Thurs. Jan. 21, 2016–Yesterday, a federal jury in Las Vegas, Nevada, found several members of a Belizean family guilty on multiple felony counts, ranging from using false identities to steal almost $300,000 [...]

FBI in Belize!

BENQUE VIEJO, Cayo District, Thurs. Jan. 21, 2016–The Belize Police Crimes Investigation Branch, in collaboration with Benque Viejo police, are conducting an intense investigation to solve the murder of American television executive, of ABC 7 Chicago [...]

Poor & Famous football exchange

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Jan. 18, 2016–On Sunday, January 17, Poor and Famous Culture Club from Belize City visited Caye Caulker with a U-16 football team made up of 12 youths from the Sand Field (Hostel) area in Collet [...]

Pirates attack American tourists on yacht

MIDDLE LONG CAYE, Belize District, Wed. Jan. 20, 2016–A group of American tourists, according to a report made to police, were in a yacht, Yachtman’s Dream, anchored in the sea near Middle Long Caye on the [...]

“… to old Sarstoon …”

Central America was not a high priority for Kissinger, but he continued giving steadfast support to right-wing dictatorships and death-squad states already in power when he took office. In 1970 in Guatemala, for example, Kissinger and [...]

Central American countries will try to crack down on international crime

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Jan. 21, 2016–Efforts are being made by various Central American countries to coordinate their efforts and harmonize their laws in order to crack down on crime (particularly money laundering and weapons trafficking) as [...]

Mental patient “disappeared” over a year ago from mental institution

BELMOPAN, Wed. Jan. 20, 2016–A mentally challenged patient, 34, went missing from Palm View Centre Hospital (formerly “Rockview”), Maya Mopan, Belmopan, over a year ago, but the incident went under the radar. It resurfaced, however, when [...]

Historic elections in Taiwan

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Jan. 21, 2016–Almost 10 million voters from the island of Taiwan went to the polls last week in what has proven to be historic elections in that country, with the election of the [...]

Calvin Cumberbatch, Sr., facing manslaughter and other charges for deadly weekend accident

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Jan. 19, 2016–There was a serious road traffic accident on the Philip Goldson Highway over the New Year’s weekend that left two persons dead and one man injured. The injured man, Calvin Cumberbatch, [...]