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Government Amends Petro-Caribe Act for M

Prime Minister Barrow introduced an amendment to the Petro-Caribe Loan Act on Friday, June 26, to specify what types of projects can be approved under the program and make requirements ... Full Story

The Guardian | Thursday, 2 July 2015

Petro Caribe Summer of Sports kicks off - 95 camps will bene

Earlier this year Prime Minister, Hon. Dean Barrow, announced that the Government of Belize will make money available from the Petro Caribe funds to assist reputable individuals and organizations with their summer programs. The Petro Caribe Summer of Sports Program ... Full Story

PUP has No Objection to Petro-Caribe Loan Act

The Petro-Caribe Loan (Amendment) Act passed through the House of Representatives on Friday, June 26, without a single objection. Friday’s House meeting was the most highly anticipated parliamentary session since the second reading of the “Ninth Amendment”. Weeks in advance ... Full Story

POLITICS

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Government passes head tax legislation

The Cruise Ship Passenger Tax and Validation Act was passed in the House of Representatives on Friday, June 26, to prevent any disruption in the cruise industry that may occur if the Supreme Court finds that the Head Tax charged ... Full Story

The Guardian | Thursday, 2 July 2015

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The same old PUP!

Those of us who are old enough may remember the days between 1993 and 1998 when  PUP was then just like now Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition and walked out of the House of Representatives because they could not have their ... Full Story

The Guardian | Thursday, 2 July 2015

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CRIME


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Two teenagers murdered in Belize City

Two high school students from Belize City became the victims of what appears to be gang warfare that they have no connection to. The first to be targeted was 15 year-old Tarique Thompson who was shot in the head on ... Full Story

SPORTS


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Katy Sealy, Brandon Jones, and the men’s relay team picked u

The Belize Athletics Association’s Senior National Athletics Team participated in the recently concluded Central American Senior Athletics Championship held in Managua, Nicaragua over the past weekend.The senior men and women did Belize proud when it picked up 3 Gold Medals ... Full Story


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