Title: STAR Newspaper
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Title: STAR Newspaper
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: Alberto Orlando August
Place of Publication: Santa Elena, Cayo, Belize
Publication Date: October 10, 2010
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Volume ID: VID00126
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Phone # 664-7747
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0"The Newspaper That Cares And Dares To Bring Out The Truth" '

SAN IGNACIO TOWN, Cayo Benque Viejo Town where she
District, Monday, October 4, reported that about three hours
2010: earlier, at around 7 o'clock that

In keeping with its morning, she was walking in
commitment to clean up its the town on her way to the bus
image, the Police Department terminal.
today announced the institution She reported that before
of criminal proceedings against reaching the terminal she was
two constables on theft and approached by three male
attempt extortion charges. policemen in uniform who were
Benque Viejo police reports travelling in a blue car one of
that it was shortly after 10 whom demanded "to see her
o'clock on the morning of papers".
Saturday, October 2, 2010 when She admitted to being in
Hilda Mercedes Lopez, 29, PC #510 Oswald Young, 29 the country without legal
Honduran housewife residing Ranchito in the Corozal District, documentation and so she
in the northern village of visited the Police Station in attempted to run from the police.

After 25 Years On The Road Texaco

Reportedly Jacked In Mexico

District, Thursday, October 7,
San Ignacio Taxi Driver/
Vehicle Dealer, Lucio "Texaco"
Codd, visited our office today to
express disappointment at being
robbed in Mexico by, of all
persons he said, individuals
wearing Mexican Traffic
Policemen uniform and badges.
Texaco had been driving
through Mexico from the United
States of America to Belize for

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over quarter of a century and this
is the very first time, he said,
that he has ever been robbed in
"The concern is compounded"
he says, "when the crime is
pulled off by those wearing
uniform and insignias of the
In relating the ordeal Texaco
informed that on this particular
trip he was driving down a truck
for the San Ignacio/Santa Elena

PC #793Armando Peralta, 33
She was pursued and they caught
up with her. She alleges that
she was initially detained by a
policeman of Hispanic descent
who immediately took posses-
sion of her black Samsung brand
touch screen cellular telephone
and charger, valued at BZ$350,
after which she was shoved
inside the blue car for the ride to
the police station.
The victim alleges that whilst
being transported to the station,
the Hispanic policeman and
another one, whom she
described as being the driver, tall
and of dark complexion,
demanded four hundred dollars
in exchange for her release. She
did not have the money but
told them that if she was released

LuIcio "Texaco" Codd

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Plans To Build The New Bridge Over The

Macal River Is Moving Full Speed Ahead

Cayo, Wednesday, October 6,
In demonstrating its serious
commitment to proceed with
constructing the San Ignacio/
Santa Elena by-pass Macal River
Crossing (the new bridge),
officials from the Ministry
of Works along with representa-
tives from the Caribbean
Development Bank and
engineers from the Halcrow
Group Limited, were on the
ground today in San Ignacio/
Santa Elena engaged in a
detailed study of the entire route.
The visiting team included
Chief Executive Officer in the
Ministry of Works, Cadet
Henderson along with Chief
Engineer, Lennox Bradley and
Project Execution Unit Engineer,
Edgar Puga.

she would return to the station
with it. She was released and
when she requested her
telephone and the charger, the
Hispanic policeman reportedly
told her that he will keep it until
she returns with the four hundred
dollars. She left the station and
came back three hours later to
lodge the formal complaint.
While the telephone was not
recovered, the investigation
reportedly led to the discovery
of the charger inside a drawer in
the front desk work station.
The report subsequently
resulted in the launching of
an immediate investigation and
prompt detention of Police
Constable #793 Armando
Peralta, 33 and Constable #510
Oswald Young, 29. They were
held inside the police holding
cell at the Benque Viejo Police
Station for the weekend and
were later formally arrested and
criminally charged.
PC Peralta was charged with


(1) Roger John Buckby, Senior Consultant, Bridges from
Halcrow Group Limited; (2) Chief Executive Officer in
the Ministry of Works, Cadet Henderson;
(3) Chief Engineer, Lennox Bradley

The team also included Roger
John Buckby, Senior Consult-
ant, Bridges from Halcrow
Group Limited as well as
representatives from the
theft and attempt extortion
charges while PC Young was
formally charged for attempt
With Thursdays currently
being the only court day in
Benque Viejo Town, Peralta and
Young appeared in San Ignacio's
Magistrate Court on Monday,
October 5, where they pled not
guilty to all charges. They were
offered and met bail in the
sum of five thousand dollars and
order by Magistrate Albert
Hoare to return to court on
Thursday, November 18, 2010.
They have since been placed on
interdiction from active duty
pending the outcome of the case.
In the wake of this latest
incident, Officer Commander
Benque Viejo Police, Superin-
tendent Ralph Moody held an
general meeting with the staff
under his command in which he
reiterated his no tolerance stance
against corruption and criminal
behaviour on the part of those
under his command.

Caribbean Development Bank.
CEO Cadet Henderson
informed that the Government of
Belize, through the Ministry of
Works, is serious about getting

the project off the drawing
board and into the execution
phase in the shortest possible
time as it will go a long ways in
improving the national network
of highways as well improving
safety conditions in western

"The Newspaper that cares and
dares to bring out the truth"
42AWestern Highway, Santa
Elena, Cayo,
Belize, Central America
Tel: 626-8822 or
626- 3788
Publisher: Alberto August
Editor: Nyani Azueta-August
Circulation: Errol Gonzalez
Visit us on the internet at:

662-523/ 6625700

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San Ignacio Branch, Cayo District
#16 Burns Avenue San Ignacio Town, Cayo District
Tel: 824-2031 Fax: 824-3029
Email: bblsi()belizebank.com

The Belize Bank Limited, San Ignacio Branch hereby
advises the general public that its offices
will be closed on Saturday, October 9, 2010.
The bank further advises that for your everyday
banking transactions during the period when the
bank is close, Customers can use one of our
ATM's located countrywide.
Customers can also use your Belize Bank
VISA Debit or Credit Cards.
The Belize Bank Limited apologizes for any
inconvenience this may cause.

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Eddy Cano Appointed deputy Mayor
District, Monday, October 4,
The San Ignacio/Santa Elena
Town Council today informs
that as the position continues to
rotate, Councilor Eduardo
"Eddy" Cano was appointed to
serve as Deputy Mayor for the
next six months from October 1,
2010 to April 1, 2011.
Deputy Mayor Eduardo
"Eddy" Cano replaces Former
Deputy Mayor Vanessa Neal.
Having been first elected as a Deputy Mayor
Councilor in 2006, Deputy Eduardo "Eddy" Cano
Mayor Eddy Cano is serving a known to be an active and
second term in office. He is hardworking Town Councilor.

KCongrtulatIons[ IULari hn!l

It is with great pleasure
that I take this opportunity
to congratualte my friend
and co-worker, Marilyn Gentle-
Garvin, on her recent
Marilyn graduated on Sunday,
October 2, 2010 from Galen
University with a Masters
Degree in Finance.
She is the Director Finance and
Administration-BFLA and the
Treasurer- National Kriol
Council. Marilyn is the mother
of Shariffa and Kleyah Garvin.
Once again, congrats Marilyn
Gentle-Garvin MBA, Bsc. You

inspire and encourage me.
Your friend,
Dolly Witz
BFLA (San Ignacio)



The Public Utilities Commission (PUC) hereby serves notice that in accordance with the Water Industry Act, No. 1 of
2001, Section 15 and 19, the Commission intends to modify the license granted by the PUC to the Belize Water Services
Limited (B WS) on March 22, 2001.

Intended Modifications to the License:

The PUC intends to modify Part IV (Authorized Services Areas) of the BWS License as follows:
1. By deleting the words "Progresso Village"
2. By adding the words "Chan Chen Village", "Caye Caulker Village", "Hattieville Village" and "Elridge Village and
Forest Home Village".

Reasons for Modifications:

a. Belize Water services Limited is not the supplier of services to Progresso Village.
b. The Government of Belize (GOB) entered into an agreement with Belize Water Services Limited in
2006, whereby GOB financed an expansion project for BWS to provide potable water to Chan Chen
Village. The project was completed in 2007.
c. The Government of Belize entered into an agreement with Belize Water Services Limited in 2008,
whereby GOB partly financed a project for BWS to provide potable water to Caye Caulker Village.
The project was completed in May, 2010.
d. Hattieville Village was one of the service areas transferred to Belize Water Services Limited in 2001
when BWS was vested with the assets of the Water and Sewerage Authority.
In 2007, the pro-tem Water Board of the joint Eldridge/Forest Home water system, with the support of
the Government of Belize, entered into an agreement with Belize Water Services Limited, for BWS to
manage and operate the existing water system.


Affected parties may make representations or objections to the PUC with respect to the intended modifications up to Wednesday,
October 13, 2010. Representations or objections may be sent in writing to:

Public Utilities Commission
41 Gabourel Lane
P.O. Box 300
Belize City, Belize;
or by email to: infor @puc.bz.

Issued by the PUC ON September 14, 2010

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Another Round Of Agriculture Gifts For San Antonio

District, Thursday, October
17, 2010:
The Ministry of Agriculture
and Fisheries today informed
that the Hon. Rene Montero
delivered over four hundred
curare plantain suckers, one
thousand cassava cuttings, one
thousand chaya cuttings, six
hundred coco yams and
seventy coconut palm seeds to
the farmers of the San Antonio
Village, Cayo District.
Minister Montero also
delivered one hundred and fifty

Akee plants and sixty roosters to
the villagers.
The roosters will be used for
breeding purposes with local
fowls aimed at increasing egg
production being in line with
the Ministry's Platform of Food
Security which focuses on rural
development and the concept of
the "Farm Family".
This strategy will create
employment for the entire Farm
Family especially the youths,
thus minimizing the migration of
the youth to urban areas in
search of jobs.

r g

The Minister of Agriculture
and Fisheries,
Hon. Rene Montero

Happy Coaff is Irbe Nnaclis @ Less (fi*

Larry KnowlesAOL News
Thursday, October 7, 2010:
"Come on, baby, don 'tfear the
reaper" That's the message, not
from Blue Oyster Cult, from a
Singapore non-profit that
recently revealed a series of
coffins featuring fanciful designs
and festooned with cheery
slogans, such as "Say hello to
my wonderland" and "Hello,
coffin. You seem to be nice."
The 12 caskets, or "Happy
Coffins," represent the winning
designs from an international
competition held by the Lien
Foundation to create caskets
that take the stigma and fear out
of death.
"The traditional negative
associations surrounding the
coffin were transformed to a
celebratory symbol of courage,
life and beauty," foundation
spokeswoman Genevieve Kuek
said in an e-mail to AOL News.
Many of the 733 entries from
33 countries, however, appear
not only to destigmatize the
Grim Reaper but kick him in the
'nads while jabbing him in the
Take, for example, the design
by a 30-year-old Martin
Matera of the Czech Republic.
His coffin resembles a pair of
worn jeans, complete with
button collection and beer
bottle jutting from the rear
pocket. A slogan on the lid
exhorts mourners, "Don't cry. I
had a good life."
Then there's the design by
23-year-old Aurel Cablan of
France. Imitating a wine crate,
her coffin appears to hold a
bottle of wine resting amid straw
packing material. Atag dangling
from the stem of the bottle says
"Special Vintage."



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Notice is hereby be given that under the
Intoxicating Liquor License Ordinance
Chapter 150 of the Laws of Belize,
Revised Edition 2000, that JOE
MARTIN MENDEZ is applying for the
renewal of his RESTAURANT & BAR
LIQUOR LICENSE for the year 2010
BAR located on George Price Boulevard,
Benque Viejo Town, in the Cayo District.

Notice is hereby be given that under the
Intoxicating Liquor License Ordinance
Chapter 150 of the Laws of Belize,
Revised Edition 2000, that AMILCAR
MONTEPEQUE is applying for the
renewal of his PUBLICAN SPECIAL
LIQUOR LICENSE for the year 2010
to operate BRISAS DEL RIO located at
#26 George Price Avenue, Santa Elena
Town, in the Cayo District.

Notice is hereby be given that under the
Intoxicating Liquor License Ordinance
Chapter 150 of the Laws of Belize,
Revised Edition 2000, that CAMERON
BOYD is applying for the renewal of
LICENSE for the year 2011 to operate
BLACK ROCK LODGE located in the
Negroman Area, in the Cayo District.

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Don'tfear the reaper: Whimsical designer coffins, called
'Happy Coffins,' on display in Singapore. The coffins,
introduced last week by the Lien Foundation are intended
to help take the fear out of death.

But for all the irreverence
toward death, Happy Coffins
may have the Lord on its side.
The project was born from a
conversation between Lien
Foundation CEO Lee Poh Wah
and Sister Geraldine Tan,
administrator of St. Joseph's
Home and Hospice in Singapore.
Tan had seen decorated coffins
during a trip to Australia and
wanted to make them available
to residents of her facility, but
she didn't know how.
Enter the Lien Foundation,
which advocates improved
palliative care and practices what
it calls "radical philanthropy."
Once the idea had been jointly
developed, Tan approached 10
residents of the home and asked
how they would feel about
being buried in customized
Not everyone was comfortable
with the idea. Only five residents
expressed interest. Of the five,
Tan chose three women 76-
year-old Elsie Chua, 90-year-old
Kitty Fogh and Magdalene
Khoo, 70 to team with
graphic designers and have

coffins made.
In its announcement, the
foundation released photos of
the three women posing with
their dream coffins. Chua's
casket bears a likeness to a
wreathed porcelain vase, while
Fogh's features whimsical
floating angels. Khoo's presents
an embroidery motif with the
word "thankful" cross-stitched
into the side.
While the Lien Foundation
hopes to find global acceptance
for Happy Coffins, it remains to
be seen whether the concept will
appeal to a larger demographic.
Taboos can be tough to bust, and
when they involve something as
absolute as death they can be
positively intractable.
So far, the Lien Foundation
hasn't taken any flak from across
the spiritual spectrum, though
Kuek admitted, "I'm sure
people have differing views
about the desirability of Happy
Sponsored Links "Death is a
radioactive topic which most
people avoid like a plague," she
said. "As such, we want to

lighten the atmosphere, disarm
and motivate people to think
about their life before death
differently. "
To lighten things up,
the foundation has set up a
companion website, Life Before
Death. It offers a menu of
playful activities, such as "Last
Playlist," which encourages
visitors to make a soundtrack for
their own funeral. The intro page
displays a sickle doubling as a
record needle and asks, "When
you're stiff as a board, does the
music have to be too?"
The foundation has also
personified death on Facebook,
where fans can "befriend"
Death and engage in what Kuek
calls "die-logues. "And why not
- seasons don't fear the reaper,
so why should you?

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Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received at the office ofthe Belize Tourism Board (BTB) until 2:00 p.m. on
Friday, October 15th, 2010. All sealed bids are to come to the address below:

Operations/Human Resource Officer
Belize Tourism Board
P.O. Box 325,64 Regent Street
Belize City, Belize

Any bidder who wishes Ihcir bid to be considered is responsible for making certain that their bid is received by BTB by the
Bid Submittal Deadline.


Security Firm shall furnish all labor, supervision, training in applicable methods and processes, implements, tools
se r .ces ac,* reuird For Ih Belize Tourism Board located at 64 Regent Street, Belize City.: The supervisor i; the conta

Ser'-Lacs hjll be prAlddc IlaovUahoul the contract trri. as I.,llrwt
MI'Indj chr0'u;h Fri da. 12 hour shifts from 7:00 p.m, to 7:00a.m.
Weekends and holidays 24 hours per day


s. equipment and transportalion to provide security guard
lt and Ialison Alh BTB Head of Security and OperationslHR

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- Walk through the property and around the perimeter of BTB and MOT building continuously to ensure [h.a doors and windows remain locked and that Ihere is no
unauthorized entry
ecpor[ all ino:idcn iIo H: id of SciLrin). D recLorof Finrancj and Police Department if deemed necessary
A- At tx-i bennni of each week. submit to BT3 J t r i .rin. .i', fjll wsu ait', uards& on Jutl du,1if thit week and their hours ofwork.
SEnsure that its employees indudingsecurily guards ind orher pers,.mne, l disjuarge Iheir duties in a professional and courteous manner

This contract shall be for a period of I yearand will CaFrnnl.r .nr11 ,Nilteinmber 0 I>1 : (110 ran.d .hjl_ cnri.'vu I n force until November 3th. 2011 Contractual will be renewed
on ayearly basis.

SContractor -all foI ntulait a sect-unt) plan ihji mll prrotc.i BTI %- hll I't.llt tir pLroofIhn iilhc p/riop rI is beingwalkjed i'iIIno)Isiiui si jadconsistelntly.
4 Contractor shall mpl with all laws, ordinances, rules, regulations, and . Two securityy guards to be provided during the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. for each and every regular uworkday, jrid tl,,o rseunrll ',jrds sh.ll be provided for a twenty-
four hour period on all weeke~ris and pubNk and bank holidays, such period to run from 7 o0 a.nm, oin hll weekend day cm public and bank h ,lid.. c 10 7:00 a,m, on, the
foll re'liy g morning
SAll security guards provided under this contract shall be employees of Ihe Contractor, and Contractor shall be responsible For hiring (including background investigations),
trair'ilnL propidlingr uniforms. cquippin.,. di-rtini arnd disc h.lrinr Ail .,- urib N .,UrJ> prLsided undcr thlscontract.
-, Pride security and surveillance at such other places and for such time and on such terms as the BTB request
. Screen and allow only :u.stimni's arid autLhorzed [ei sC.'r L ri er telC bli hldiii, and compound and maintain a Inb of all sutcli pci--erS-
* All of contractor's perr.innriel ,uho peiro.irii n..ark under thl. contractt sialil be uniformed andshall wear an demJiilkal ioa 1-a; d tiha sihot' nmi iand l rdK. es that he is employed
with the Scoiri Firm
-* All personnel provided under this contract shall be at least twenty-riveytars of age or older. All personnel provided under thi. c.rnt ril shall be physically able to walk around
li11e plopu-1
. Ensure that its Lpllc c including stie uriit gu rd,, and other personnel do not divulge to any person (s) information coming to their knmvledge or obtained as a result of the
access given Li h1cTI b' .lis s <.I.tii I
-. Ensure thal its employees including w.serill\ ujird, ard other personnel do not interfere with, read, make copiesof, tamper with remove from the bt.ld.idior ompc.urdJ or
deal with Ina naunivhorrcd1i-cd o Jrvndicuini-nnis )r, an o-lher properly Yalutsver helonclng i llliel RTB, Its servants and oragents, or i l (Alonimer; andIguests

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ITITITI I horscp &I Il ucky Numb' lr

March 22 to
April 20
This could be a wearisome week
for you, out of sheer monotony.
There will be demands from
home and family. There could
also be the pressure to meet the
needs, emotional and financial.
You will need to remain
grounded in reality and continue
to fulfill your responsibilities
without getting edgy. Lucky
Numbers: 03, 15, 47.

April 21 to May 21
You understand what is
important to you your
family, home and your loved
ones. You will spend time with
your spouse. You will take some
chances related to money. Just
be careful so that you do not
end up biting off more than you
can chew. Lucky Numbers: 09,
34, 55.

SMay 22 to June 21
You want to deal with things in
a relaxed fashion. It is not

lethargy but a general sense of
calm and composure with which
you want to tackle things. Last
week's exercise of undoing the
mental monsters continues.
There are indications of material
success. Lucky Numbers: 18,
69, 95.

S June 22 to
S' July 23
The time is here for your efforts
to be paid deservingly. You will
have to put in extra hours to deal
with work but you will have
achievements worth flaunting.
There will also be some flurry
of activity at home as some
equations between members will
be rewritten. Lucky Numbers:
06, 28, 74.

I July 24 to
'~ August 21
There will be a lot of money
related issues to be dealt with.
There is much joy that will come
your way from the older folk.
You could also be making some
more than minor changes around

your house and adding elements
of material comfort. Lucky
Numbers: 22, 45, 88.

S August 22 to
S\< September 21
There could be a dilemma
confronting you. And most likely
it could be about your own
aspirations, duties and obliga-
tions towards your loved ones.
You could be pushing yourself
far too much, not wanting to fall
short in anyone's expectations.
It will be good to prioritise and
acknowledge that you can do
only so much. Lucky Numbers:
04, 37, 83.

September 22 to
October 23
Professional work will require a
lot of mental effort and you
may not have the luxury of
time. There will be domestic
responsibilities riding on your
shoulders too. So be careful how
you react and do not give in to
anger. Getting flustered will
spoil your relations with people
around you. Lucky Numbers:
13, 49, 92.
.- October 24 to
S November 21
It could be a very emotional
phase for you. You are
completely tuned into people
and relationships. The focus is
on thanking people who mean
a lot to you and who you feel
have contributed to your life.
Also, on your mind is the
welfare of people around you.
Lucky Numbers: 30, 53, 66.

Venus Photos
& Records
#6 Hudson Street, San Ignacio
Telephone: 824-2101
We have a wide
assortment of
Electronics, including
Play Station 2,
PSP and Wii.

We Have Fantastic Gift Sets,
Male & Female Watches,
jewelry as well as the
latest CD's and DVD's.

Also available, Games,
Cell Phone and iPod

~ November 22 to
_' December 21
Relationship with your partner
improves. On the work front
there are several opportunities
for making material gains that
come to you. You may receive a
gift that makes you feel upbeat.
You may learn new skills that
help you with your work. Lucky
Numbers: 37, 57, 72.

December 22 to
January 20
There is definite improvement in
relationships at home. There
could be some important event
in the offing. If you have been
in two minds about an important
decision, seek advice of elders.
Shun fickleness and self-doubt.
Travel could be on cards. Lucky
Numbers: 61, 86, 98.

January 21 to
February 19
The coming week sees you in
good spirits as many of your key
desires are likely to materialise.
You need to be careful about
your conduct as you are likely
to be in the public eye. The
secret to sustaining your image
and success is that even though
you feel doubtful about a
decision, do not let it show.
Lucky Numbers: 21, 44, 76.

February 20 to
March 21
You have a recent acquaintance
through whom much could be
learned and a lasting relationship
could be formed. You need to
strengthen yourself as you may
experience myriad emotions in
this phase. It should not leave
you so drained out that you are
not able to do routine work.
Lucky Numbers: 41, 60, 93.


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#54 George Price Avenue,
Santa Elena, Cayo
Tel: 804-2659 & 675.6179


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Be A Guest Celebrity Judge
RN oul tbe foI bila and after to Mn a chance to ke8
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Full Name:
E-mail Addres:
Cell Number:
Home Number:
Work Number
Street Address:
City Town:
The winner of this raffle will be hosted by the BTB,
Inclusive of transportation, accommodation and meals for two.

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If~ p Min istry of Natural Resources
and the Environment




It is hereby declared in accordance with the provisions of section 4 of the Laws of Belize Chapter 194, Revised Edition 2000 that the boundaries of Registralion
Sc ti;'n SAN PEDRO is varied and lel aftei described as follows,-

Made this 28 day of September, 201U

(MW4. (fASP-R 'EG.7A,

Minister of Natural Resources,
the Environment and Industry


All that piece or parcel of land situated in the Belize District and being a portion of the island known as Ambergris Cayc and being bounded on the North Partially by
Corozal Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, Bacalar Chico Marine Reserve and Bacalar Cluco National Park; on the South partially by the Hal Chan Marine Pcscrve and the Caribbean
Sea. on the east, partially by the Bacalar C(lhio 1tiinal Park, Marine Reserve, Barrie Reef and the Caribbean Sea, and on the west by the Caili,'ea Sea, and containing
applinmaltel 78.6 Square Miles and is more particularly bounded and described as follows.

i'Conimncing at a point west of the said Ambergris C-rce having I.TM Coordinates of .Norhing 1985 000 and Fasting 395 000; thence in a southwestcrly direction for
an approximate distance of 6863.5 meters to a point h .ine UJTM Coordinates of Noithing 1978 748 and E.istinu 392 168; thence conllnuii in a soutllms\ l:y direction
along the west coast of the said Ainbecin Caye to a point having UTM Coordinates of Northing 1971 500 and Easting 390 075; thence continuing in a direction along
the west coast of the said Ambergris Caye to a point having UTM Coordinates of Nor lhng 1976 9" and Easritn 389 751; thence :oniinuing in a souihwestitly direction
to a point on and inJuiding a small Caye which forms a portion of Hol Chan Area Marine Reserve having UTI Coordinates of Northing 1976 400 and E.liring 388 825:
thence in a southeasterly direction along the south coast of the said small _a-.: to a point having UTM Coordinates of Not:luna 1976 270 and E-siing 388 990: thence
in a nurtheaslerly direction to a point on the south coast of the said Amnbegris Caye havingM IM Coordinalts of Northing 1976 480 and Easting 390 370; thence in a
;oullieasieil direction along the south coast of the said Ambergris Caye to a point on and including a small Caye which forms a portion of Hol Chan Marine Reserve
having the UTM Coordinates of Northirng 1976 31') and Easting 391 780; thence in an easterly direction to a point on the south coast of the said Ambergris Caye having
UTM Coordinates of Norlhing 1976 3"s and Easting 392 000; continuingin an easterly direction alr'ng a araighi line f r' an approximately distance of 510 meters to a
point being on the northern boundary of the llol Chan Area Marine Reserve and having UIM Coordinates of N.,rthing 1976 375 and Basting 392 500; thence in a
nurihc.nslerl direction along the south coast of the said Ambergris Cayc lr an approximate distance of 721 meters lo a point having the LMrI Coordinates of
Nothing 1976 675 and Eaisiin 393 1ilt. lience in a southeaucerl direction on a grid
hearing of 97 degrees 03 minutes 20 seconds for a distance of 3435.6 meters to a
point having UITM Coordinates r, N'or'hing 1976 2'5 and Ea~ring 396 509; thence in Sr P o .sa i. m; Section
.3,nb,', .,-;, Cave
a south easterly dulctlin on a grid bearing of 98 degiees 41 minutes 52 seconds for A11 -rve
an appruxinmate distance of 500 meters to a point on he interseclin of the Hol Chan H D ic
Area Marine Reserve and the Barrier Reef having UTM Coordinates of Nonhing
1976 177 and Hasting t)7 004; thence in a northeasterly direction along the [
iincdeirings of the Barrier Reef to a point having ITT1i x Coordinate of Nonling 1980 I I I
000 and La-inii 398 480; thence .outiinuinig in a inrIlliealcily direction along the I-
meanderings of Ih Barrier Recf to a point having UTMI Coordinates of NorThing
1985 000 and Easling 401 9'0( thence continuing in a northeasterly direction along ---
the mcandcrings of the banrier rccf to a point having llTM Coordinatcs of'Nonhiing
: 10 719 and Basting 408 704; thence in a northwesterly direction on a grid bearing
of 309 degrees 1 minute 19 seconds for a distance of 1744.6 meters to a point on the I
east coast of Ambergris C.ac E having LUTM Coordinates of NTlrilinu 1999 817 and
Easting 407 349; thence m:indcring the coast in a norih.hjca-t l direction for a I
approximate distance of L>51j meters to a point being the common boundary of ..
Bacalar Chico National Park and the Bacalar Chico Marine Reserve having UTM
Coordinates of Noilking 2002 001 and Eaxting 409 269. I11e1ii. in a nIlrthu'eslhe h
direction on a grid bearing 311 degrees 10 minutes 20 seconds almng ihe boundary of .
the Bacalar Chico National Park for a distance of 2351.4 meters to a point having
rUTM Coordinate of Nornlinlg 2100 549 and Falinio. 407 519; thence in a :.
southeasterly direction on a grid bearing of 207 degrees 30 minults 48 seconds along
the boundary of the Bacalar Chico National Park for a distatice of 172( 6 meters to
a point having UTM 'Coordiliates of Nonlhing 2i")2 015 and Easing 406f 72r. thence -
in a southwesterly direction on a grid hearing of 225 degrees 35 minutes 14 seconds
along the boundary of Bacalar Chico National Park to a point on the west coast of the
said Ambergris Cayc having LTIM Coordinates of Northing 1999 311 and Easting .
403 960, thence meandering along the coast in a h~odlCvi.eily direction for an /
appio\imale distance of 4126 meters to a point on the southern boundary of Corozal /
Bay Wildlire Sar;ntr' having UTIM Coordinltes of Northing l97 748 and Ea.ing /L
401 293; ihence in a westerly direction along the boundary of the Cnr..I:il Bay __

distance of 6243..o mete l to a point having LTM Coordinates of Nortlling 1997 747 '
and Easting 395 000; thence in a southerly direction on a grid bearing of 180 --,-
decgree 0 minutes 0 seconds for a distance of 12748.0 meters back to the point of -------..
commencement I,

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A New Maximum Security Prison And Prison

Warden Academy Urgently Needed In Belize

By: Wellington c. Kamos

Since the main prison in the
Belize was moved from Belize
City several years ago and
relocated to Hattieville, several
infractions have been committed
by Prison Wardens, prisoners
and people who visit their
relatives who are incarcerated.
Most of the infractions that are
occurring, are in violation of
Belize's Criminal Laws and the
Prison Ordinance of Belize. In
addition, criminals retiring to
Belize from the United States
and other neighboring countries
are so well seasoned that the
public safety is at risk when
these people escape from prison.
Belize has more than enough
land to build a prison elsewhere
in the country where they can
relocate hard core criminals and
separate them from the criminals

who are serving time for minor
I have never heard of Belize
having a Belize Warden
Training Academy. Belize has
training academies for the Belize
Police Department and the
Defense Force.
In the past, people were just
randomly recruited taken to the
prison on Gabourel Lane given
a uniform and they instantly
become a Prison Warden.
I am not sure if this process has
been upgraded since the 1970's.
To have people who have not
received any type of training be
given such a dangerous job put
that person and the lives of other
citizens at great risk.
Prisoners are human beings
and they do not like confine-
ment. Even though one can say
that confinement of a prisoner is
due to his or her own cause, they
will still find a way to escape
from prison if given the
When the main prison was
in the city of Belize, some of the
prisoners were taken to
Rockville and other surrounding
areas of the city to do work while
serving their terms in prison.
Others stayed inside the prison
compound and learnt different


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types of trades as part of their
rehabilitation process. This was
a good program because many
of these former criminals were
rehabilitated and became law
abiding and productive citizens.
Most of them were engaged in a
profession in the communities
where they lived after their
release from prison.
Today in Belize, there is an
increase in the amount of
apprehension for crimes that are
committed by repeat offenders.
The rehabilitation of prisoners
while they are incarcerated, is
an integral part of a crime
prevention program and the
government must be aware of its
positive impact.
Studies conducted in the past,
confirm that countries that have
a good rehabilitation program
in their prisons have seen a
substantial decrease in their
crime rates.
The Hard Core Criminals
present more danger to the
society than the First Offenders
and to have them mixed together
in the same prison is not a wise
thing to do. All they will do is
talk about the crimes that they
committed while they were on
the streets and how they avoided
the police.
In today's world with the rise
of gangs, it is public knowledge
that recruitment takes place in
prisons throughout the world. It
is documented that in many
prisons, not only is recruitment
taking place but some criminal
activities are being planned in
those prisons. This is why
electronic devices have to be
installed in these prisons to
monitor prisoners, their visitors
and prison personnel.
In the United States when
people go to visit a prisoner, they
feel like prisoners themselves
and this is one of the main
reasons why people only go if
they have to.
Since the 911incident, the
United States is like a prison
everywhere because when going
into most Federal, State and City
buildings, you are searched
thoroughly before you enter
the building like a criminal.
American citizens are annoyed
by this new development but
cannot do anything about it.
I applaud the new reform
measures that the government of

Belize has put forward. I am also
conscious of the fact that for
every proposal put forward, the
issue of funding will always be
the determining factor as to
whether to implement or not
implement every given proposal.
Including this reform agenda can
only help to enhance more
security in our country.
Belize is surrounded by
Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras
and El Salvador who are having
more problems with their gangs
and hard core criminals. When
these criminals escape from their
respective countries, they will
come to Belize and try to
intermingle with the Belizean
population. This will seriously
jeopardize the safety of our
citizens and government
In Mexico today, the criminals
are creating so much havoc
that they are threatening the
country's national security.
Members of the Mexican
government are assassinated
and more are targeted
for assassinations. Government
officials and citizens of Mexico
continue to live in fear for their
The United States government
is concerned that these people
will be doing the same in their
country and it is in their interest
to assist these countries to stop
this reign of terror.
America is willing to provide
Belize and others with the funds
and the technical equipment
they need to stop this new wave
of crime in their countries.
The Minister of Police and
Public Safety from Belize the
Hon. Douglas Singh, should
seek the assistance of the US
Ambassador in Belize to call on
the US government to assist
In a statement made by US
Secretary of State Hillary
Clinton, she spoke about the
crime situation in the region and
the need for governments to act
swiftly to stop the crimes.
I am certain that she knows
that the countries in the region
do not have the financial
resources and the technology to
do it on their own. Belize was
always a safe place to live. In
fact, the biggest problem with
violent crimes is in the city of
Belize and we must stop
these crimes now, before they
spread into the other districts
throughout our peaceful and
beloved country.

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PACT Awards Quarter Million Dollars In New Grants

Wednesday, October 6, 2010:
The Protected Areas
Conservation Trust (PACT) is
proud to announce investments
of $250,000 in new grants.
On Wednesday, October 6,
2010, PACT awarded grants to
the Belize Fishermen Coopera-
tive Association, Friends for
Conservation and Development,
Restore Belize and Ya'axch6
Conservation Trust at a short
Media Briefing held at the Best
Western Biltmore Plaza Hotel in
Belize City.
PACT grants programme was
established in 1997 to provide
grant funding to our protected
areas system. The following
four grants have been identified
as priority areas of investments
by key stakeholders and
the PACT Board. $100,000 will
be invested in key biodiversity
areas of the Maya Mountains
via the Ya'axche Conservation
Trust (YCT) and the Friends for
Conservation and Development
(FCD) for management of
the Bladen Nature Reserve and
Chiquibul National Park
respectively. This investment
seeks to enforce a structured

PACT's Executive Director, Sharon Ramclam addressing the
gathering. Seated at the head table: (L) Hon. Gaspar Vega,
Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment;
(Center) Chief Executive Officer in the Ministry of Natural
Resources and the Environment, Mrs. Beverly Castillo

biodiversity research and
monitoring program for the
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incursions to the Chiquibul
Forest, the largest protected area
in Belize.
Our partnership with Restore
Belize is a unique one in that it
is a one-time investment and
geared to providing high school
scholarship aid to many young
men and women who would not
otherwise have the opportunity
attend high school. In addition,
the efforts are geared toward
affording these children an
opportunity to visit our protected
areas and instill in them a
sense of ownership of our
natural and cultural resources.
The Restore Belize Programme
was established in June of this
year by the Government of
Belize with the goal of making
Belize a safe home for its
Lastly, $50,000 was awarded
to the Belize Fishermen
Cooperative Association to
strengthen their capacity for a
greater level of fishermen
participation in the fisheries

management. The institutional
strengthening of the Belize
Fishermen Cooperative Associa-
tion is important to us since the
membership of this association
utilize our marine protected
areas. Therefore, by strengthen-
ing this organization they will
be able reach out to over 1,200
fishermen throughout Belize and
provide the necessary training in
best practices.
These investments today bring
PACT's total investment since
January 2010 to 1,637,069.18.
PACT serves as a key partner
in financing biodiversity
conservation with clear and
tangible benefits to the natural
heritage, economy and people
of Belize. As Belize's National
Trust, PACT continues to
promote sustainable manage-
ment and development of Belize
for the benefit of all Belizeans.
PACT takes this opportunity to
thank its constituents, especially
its grantees, mission partners and
visitors for their commitment
and continued efforts to
sustainably manage our natural
For more information and
complete list of PACT grants
visit www.pactbelize.org or
email info(pyactbelize.org.
PACT was formally
established in January 1996 with
the passing of the Protected
Areas Conservation Trust Act,
No. 15 of 1995, creating the
institution as a Statutory Board.
The functions of PACT are to
encourage and promote, for
the benefit and enjoyment
of the present and future
generations of the people of
Belize, the provision, protection,
conservation and enhancement
of the natural and cultural
resources of Belize. The
PACT is managed by a Board
of Directors that is comprised
of Government agencies,
non- government organizations
and individual experts.
Contact: Deidra Smith
Phone: 822 3637
Fax: 822 3759

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Two Arrested For Robbing A Grandmother

Mistaking Kindness ...

Bob went over to Joe's house
and was amazed at how well
Joe treated his wife.
Joe often told her how
attractive she was. He often
complemented her on her
cooking and showered her with
hugs and kisses.
"Gee," Bob remarked later,
"you really make a big fuss
over your wife".
"I started to appreciate her
more about six months ago,"
Joe said. "It has revived our
marriage and we couldn't be

At one point during a baseball
game, the coach said to one of
his young players, "Johnny,
do you understand what
cooperation is? What a team
Johnny nodded in the
"Do you understand that
what matters is whether we
win together as a team?"

Although her husband was the
best auto mechanic in town, Jill
had a hard time getting him to
work on her car.
Last Monday was just one of
those days when Jill called him.
"Honey, do you remember me
telling you since last week to fix
the brakes on my car? asked Jill.
"Yes" responded Peter" Now
what's the matter? he asked.

Inspired by Joe's actions, Bob
hurried home, hugged his wife
and told her how much he loved
her and said he wanted to hear
all about her day. But she burst
into tears.
"Honey," Bob said, "what's'
the matter?".
"This has been the worst
day," she replied. "Billy fell off
his bike this morning and
broke his ankle, then the car
would not start, then the
washing machine broke. Now
to top it all off, you come home

Johnny nodded yes.
"So," the coach continued,
"when a strike is called, or
you're out at first, you don't
argue or curse or attack the
umpire. Do you understand
all that?"
Again Johnny nodded.
"Good," said the coach, "now
go right over there and explain
it to your mother."

"My brakes went out," Jill
said. "Can you come to get
"Where are you?" Peter
"I'm in the library," Jill
"And where is the car?" Pe-
ter asked.
Jill replied, "It's right in here
with me."

Writing Home From Law School
Miss Jane was bragging to to the dictionary."
her next-door neighbour Alice, "You're lucky," responded
about her son, attending the Alice, "My son is attending the
University of the West Indies, University in Guyana and
Mona, Jamaica. "Our son is so every time we get a letter
brilliant, every time we get a from him, we have to go to
letter from him we have to go the bank!"

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Michael Matute Jr., 19

BELIZE CITY, Thursday,
October 7, 2010:
Belize City police today
reported the arrest of two male
persons in connection with the
Monday, October 4 invasion of
the home of a 69 year old
Belize City grandmother.
While two person have been
arrested, one in particular,
Michael Matute, 19, is charged
for a direct involvement in the
crime while the other is facing
two charges stemming from the
criminal act.
Matute was arrested and
charged for the crime of
aggravated burglary and
conspiracy to commit aggravated
burglary while the second
suspect, Jerome Wade, 20,
was merely charged for handling
stolen goods and conspiracy to
commit aggravated burglary.
Most of the stolen items
were recovered as the search
continues for the other individual
who police say invaded the home

along with Matute.
The arrest resulted from a
Monday, October 4 incident
reported by Ms. Rosaline
Munnings, 69, Belizean
grandmother of #38 Zericote
Street, Belize City.
In her report to the police Ms.
Munnings informed that at 1:50
pm, she was inside her house
watching television while her
granddaughter was inside her
room when suddenly two male
persons entered the house.
She described one of the
intruders as being of dark
complexion, slim built,
about 5 feet 6 inches
in height, low hair
cut, narrow face and
wearing a pair of
According to the
victim, this individuals
had a black object,
resembling a gun, in
his hand which he L_
reportedly pointed at

Jerome Wade, 20

her and said "DON'T MAKE
The intruder then pushed her to
the floor and taped her mouth
and her hands after which he
proceed to relieve her of the
jewellery she was wearing which
included a gold necklace, a set
with gold bracelet, a double link
gold bracelet, three gold rings,
one with a white and blue stone,
the other with a white gold heart
and the other with a diamond.
The other male person,
described as being of fair
complexion, about 5 feet 8
inches in height, slim built, and
low hair cut proceeded to search
inside the living room and other
rooms and stole several items of
jewellery, cellular telephones,
electronic devices and other
personal property which we
packed into a black bag after
which they both departed the
A relative informed that the
child contacted her mother via
telephone and told her of the
incident while it was till in
progress. She immediately
contacted the police after which
she left work and rushed home.
By the time she arrived the
robbers had already departed the
scene. The family estimate the
value of the missing items at
BZ$12, 370. Prompt action on
the part of Belize City's Crimes
Investigation Branch led to
discovery of most of the stolen
items except the reported $400
cash and a touch screen cellular

The Recovered Items

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How Many More People Have To Be Hurt Or Die?
Dear Editor, the back of a pickup truck
After last week's accident crying and telling his pregnant
near the Central Farm Airstrip sister to wake up not understand-
resulting in the death of the ing she was already dead.....
young cyclist, I would like to My question is how many
mention that it was the third more people have to be hurt or
person that has been killed in that die? "WHEN" will someone
location in 4 years that I know install speedbumpson this
of. section of an extreme straight
There has been traffic and flat road just asking for
accidents with vehicles also, I drivers to speed.
work right at that location and There are two speed bump in
I'm really getting saddened by Central Farm and another at St
the sound of someone being Francis Xavier school in
knocked down, and actually Esperanza.
seeing someone being hit and May we have "AT LEAST
their life gone in an instant. TWO" more in between maybe
I often wonder if the motorists at Running W. and by the Citrus
who speed in their cars could Orchard in Esperanza Village?
live with themselves after Sincerely,
listening to a six year old boy in Joyce Herbert.
It Has All The Characteristics Of A Scam

If it walks like a duck, quacks
like a duck, then there is a high
probability that it is a duck.
Last week we received,
accepted and published an
advertisement for "Free
Puppies". In light of the
responses we have been getting
from readers, it looks like this is
one of those many scams
currently invading the internet.
We take this opportunity to ask
readers to please disregard the
ad and we apologize for all
inconvenience this might have
This latest incident serves to
show that even after 10 years in
this business we are still
learning new things.
We are herewith producing one
of the many comments we have
received thus far with the
standard response received from
the ad originator one "Rev
simon ".

Dear Editor;
I contacted this so called Rev.
simon in reference to your
article FREE PUPPIES and this
is the response I got. Can it be a
HOAX? or a SCAM?

Good day,
Thank you very much and I'm
very happy to read from you
about your response on taking
good care of the babies.
They are 9 weeks old and both
home trained and outdoor trained
also playful with other animals
and kids.
The male named (Adam)
weigh 21bs and the female named

(Eve) weigh 2.21bs. They are
both A K C registered and shots
are given up to date (Vet
certificate) and both home
trained. Both of them are my
darling sweetheart and super
spoiled! They both have a sweet
personality and love to play and
be carried around.
But I'm very sorry to tell you
that it is somehow late for you
to get the babies now. What
really happened was that I just
left the state for Africa in some
few days ago after I posted the
ad the 2 Yorkshire Puppies on the
newspaper and before I left, I did
not get any response from any-
body that could take very good
care of them for me. So I got a
missionary call from our
missionary head quarters in
Africa, then I have to bring the



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babies along with me here in
Africa since I couldn't find
someone to adopt them before I
left the state.
I'm still willing to give the
babies out to someone who can
take very good care of them for
me. All papers will accompany
the puppies when shipped to
you. Due to our long staying
over here in Africa, and the bad
weather my wife and I have
concluded to get good home and
care for our babies.
We are not charging or selling
them to you for money as we
have said in the paper but to save
their lives saved and care for
them so this means that, I want
you to please know that you and
I will be paying for the shipment
of the puppies to you.
They are VET checked, but
right now we are in Africa on a
Christian mission with my wife
and 3 kids together with Eve and
Adam. We have the puppies right
here with us.
I want you to know that my
babies are very expensive and
we just have to save their lives,
that's why we are giving them
out for no charge. We have been
looking for someone responsible
that will take care of them and
not sell them away for money
and also I don't want you to make
them feel alone.
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coming with Travel Crate. If you
are really interested in having
my little babies, I will like you
to get back to me with the below
information so that I can find out
shipping cost to your nearest
airport and we both responsible
for the shipment.
Once again I want you to know
that we are not charging you for
any adoption fee or selling them
but we need to just get them out.
Kindly get back to us with
details so I can go and get the
shipping cost for the delivery.
Your Full Name; Your Mailing
Address; Your Tel. Number;
Your Cell Phone Number; The
Nearest Airport to You.
I've attached pics of Adam and
Please if you know that you
are not capable of taking very
good care of my babies, do not
reply me because I am
giving them out because of bad
condition and we're spending
months for the Christian mission
and I don't want Eve and Adam
to die in this bad weather. And
because we don't have time to
take care of them due to the
missionary work before us here.
They are priceless to me
therefore I am giving both for
free. Please I want you to
promise me that you will take
very good care of them as soon
as they get to you.
Thank you and God bless you
and your family.
Rev simon

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Belizean Art Master, Pen Cayetano Stops Over in Chetumal, Mexico
Before Arriving In Belize On His Annual Pilgrimage Back Home

Thursday, October 7, 2010:
The Mexican Embassy in
Belize today informed of the
inauguration, on Wednesday
night, of the art exhibition
"Pen Cayetano: Belizean Art
Master" at the Museum of the
Mayan Culture in Chetumal,
The event was organized
by the Ministry of Culture, in
collaboration with the Embassy
of Mexico.
The aim of the exhibition is
to present in Mexico the most
recent work by the prestigious
and well known Belizean artist
and musician Pen Cayetano,
as well as to contribute to the
celebrations of the Garifuna
The painter, singer, composer,
percussionist and guitarist,
Delvin "Pen" Cayetano was
born in 1954 in Dangriga,
Belize. Cayetano began his
artistic career as painter in



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Belizean Painter, Singer, Composer, Percussionist
and Guitarist, Delvin "Pen" Cayetano (L)

the 70's. His work has been
exhibited in Mexico, United
States, United Kingdom,
Germany, Belgium and St. Vin-
cent and the Granadines.
Cayetano has become the
Garifuna community cultural
leader and one of the main
Belize's cultural ambassadors.


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This exhibition, presented for
the first time in Quintana Roo,
is part of the events to celebrate
200 years of the Mexican
Independence and 100 years of
the Mexican Revolution, as well
as of the cultural exchange
between Belize and Mexico.
The exhibition includes 33

paintings. It is open to the
general public, and in particular
to students and artists.
The exhibition will
be presented in the Institute
of Mexico in Belize from
November 11th, 2010, as part of
the celebrations of the Garifuna
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After 25 Years On The Road Texaco

Reportedly Jacked In Mexico

Town Council with a boat in tow.
He cleared US Customs at the
Mexican border at around 9:00
am on Wednesday, September
22, 2010. He was only an hour
inside Mexican territory from
the US border, travelling with a
friend, when they were stopped
at a "Policia Transito" check
point manned by four uniformed
traffic policemen with four
marked patrol cars parked
When he stopped at the
checkpoint he was ordered out
of the vehicle and the next thing
he felt was an officer's hand
inside the pockets of his pants.
He said that he had just
changed US$600 dollars into
Mexican pesos for the trip
through Mexico. He therefore
had about $6,600 Mexican
pesos in the wallet and when the
wallet was handed back to him
all that was left inside was $600
He said that the policemen
were specifically looking for
cash because, although they
searched the truck, they were
not interested in the cellular
telephones and other electronic
items in it. He was then
reportedly ordered to get back
into the truck and to drive away.
He said that he complied with
the order and drove for about 20

miles before stopping at the next
village to wait for the friend
with whom he was travelling and
who was also held up behind him
at the same checkpoint.
The friend never showed up
and while he was waiting, he met
a woman in a van to whom he
related the incident. She advised
him to report the matter to the
police but, fearing that they were
all involved in the conspiracy, he
instead sought her assistance
for direction to the municipality
especially given that he was on
a municipal assignment for
The lady then directed him to
the municipal office where he
made an official report to the
secretary since the Mayor was
not available.
The secretary reported the
matter to the local police chief
who arrived shortly thereafter
and took note of the complaint
before leaving. He later returned
with 2,000 pesos which he said
was all the money the policemen
had. He further informed that
the policemen told him that
Texaco voluntarily gave them
the money. Texaco denied
having done so. He was asked if
he wanted to proceed with
criminal action against the
officers but was cautioned that
any such proceeding would take
about a month to be finalized and

since he could not afford the
waiting period, he decide to just
let it slide. He took the 2,000
pesos and continued waiting
for the friend for almost 24
hours after the incident.
When the friend did not show
up he decided to continue the
journey alone. He drove for
another 30 miles when he met
the friend waiting for him at the
next village.
The friend said that he was
waiting there for almost 24 hours
and that the police at the same
checkpoint ordered him to take
another route after they took
5,000 pesos from him.
With hardly any money left
they were forced to sell off some
of the personal items they were
bringing just to get by.
Realizing that there was no way
they could make it through
Mexico with the little money
they had left, Texaco found a
Western Union office through
which, two days later, he
received some money sent to
him by Mayor of San Ignacio/

Santa Elena, John August
and so he had enough cash to
continue the journey to Belize.
Texaco informed that after 25
years of travelling through
Mexico, he has grown used to
giving a little "mordida" here
and there along the route through
Mexico, but this was the very
first time that he has been
officially robbed by those whose
job it is to protect.
To further aggravate the
situation, Texaco said that in
conversation with them, some
Mexicans from adjacent
communities say that they
themselves are fearful of
coming in contact with
policemen in the community
where he was robbed because
they are notorious for this kind
of action as even Mexicans fall
victims of this type of criminal
behaviour. In sharing his
ordeal, Texaco informed that he
is merely doing it as a means of
alerting the public of the evil
that could befall them when
traversing Mexico.


Pursuant to Section 37 (3) of the Registered Land Act. Chapter 194, Laws of Belize, Revised Edition 2000, notice is
hereby given of the loss of the following Land and Lease Certificates:-

Registration Section Block &
NAMES Parcel Nos. Certificate Nos.
ELAINE YOUNG Caribbean Shores/Belize 16/1052/1 2956/89 dtd. 6/10/1989
ALBERTO BRADLEY San Pedro 7/1106 2672/2005 dtd. 19/4/2005
LORI KATHERINE REED San Pedro 7/608 2139/1998 dtd. 6/4/1998
CHERIE CHENOT-ROSE & VINCENT ROSE Punta Gorda 42/250 LRS-200801995 dtd. 26/2/2008
VINCENT ROBERT ROSE San Pedro 7/1954 8902/2000 dtd. 22/11/2005
BERNABEL COCOM Benque Viejo del Carmen 23/636/1 3980/1994 dtd. 6/10/1994

It is proposed to cancel the above Land/Lease Certificates after the expiration of twenty-one (21) days from the appearance
of this notice. Any person in possession of the above-mentioned certificates is required to return it to the Belize Land
Registry, Ministry of Natural Resources & the Environment, Belmopan.


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