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Su n d a y S e p t e m be r 11 2 011 S T A R T el : 80 4 490 0 & 626 8 822 & 6 26 3 7 88 E m a i l: s t a r n e w s p a p e r @g m a il c om P a g e 1 No. 151 SUNDAY, MAY 11, 2008 Price $1.00 S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T AR No. 151 SUNDAY, MAY 11, 2008 Price $1.00 No. 151 SUNDAY, MAY 11, 2008 Price $1.00 S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T AR S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T AR S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R* S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R 8 8 T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R S T A R* No. 289 Sunday, Se p tember 11, 2011 Price $1.00 C h ec k o u t o u r F ACEB OO K pag e : B l u e A n g e l s E m a il : B l u e a n g e l s n i g h t c l u b @ y a h oo c om S A N IGN A C I O T O W N, W e d ne s d a y S ept e m ber 7, 20 1 1: There is report this wee k of a second atte m pt at V enus Hotel in as m any wee k s. A b r aha m G u i t e rrez the s a m e a l e r t F r o nt D e sk C l e rk w ho fo i led a s i m il a r a t te m p t l a st w e e k h a s a g a i n t h w a r t ed another atte m pt at the hotel. A t around 2 ocloc k on the m o r nin g of Sa tur d a y S epte m ber 3 G u ti e r r ez wa s a t t h e fr o nt des k on the second floor of the b u i l d i ng a l o ng w i t h J o se Fer n a nd e z the ni g ht watch m an w h e n h e r e p or t e d l y h e a r d an unusual noise co m in g fro m the floor abo v e He enlisted the watch m an s assistance and they w e r e b o t h r u s h i n g t o w a r ds t h e t h i r d f l o o r w h e n t h ey e n co u n t er e d a m al e p e r s on of dar k co m plexion co m in g down th e st e p t o ward s th e se c ond S A N IGN A C I O T O W N, W e d ne s d a y S ept e m ber 7, 20 1 1: B Y : Xunan Quetzal, A s s i a ta nt C o or d i n at o r S an Ignacio/San t a Elena House of Cul t ure I m s u r e y ou v e pa s s e d t he S cotiaban k within the past few da y s and noti c ed a flurr y of ac t i v i t y. I n c ase y ou a re w o nde r ing wh y there is a Mural being pain t ed on S c o tiaban k s wall. I t s a joint e f fort by local artists, Co m ex paints and N I CH. Fundin g for paint and supplies was p ro v ided by N I CH with donations of brushes and so me of the m aterials by Co m ex. L ocal artists collaborated to c ome u p w i t h t h e d e s i g n t h a t y ou can see (at least partially! ) on T h e A cc u s e d B u r g l a r, K a r ee m G e n t le P l e as e Tu r n T o P a g e 15 P l e as e Tu r n T o P a g e 2 T h e A r t M A S TE R S: ( L R ) A l f o n s o G a l v e z F er n a n d o C r u z a n d J o s e G u err a A we P D F c r ea t ed w i t h pd f F a c t o r y P r o t r i a l v e r s i on ww w pd f f a c t o r y c om

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P a g e 2 S TA R T el : 804 4900 & 626 8 822 & 626 3 788 E m a il : s t a r n e w s p a p e r @g m a il. c om S und a y S e p t e m be r 11 2 011 floo r The person was wearin g a blac k and white plaid shirt and d a r k p a n t s U po n s e e in g t h em, the person ran bac k up the stairs toward s a bac k v era n dah He cli m bed o v er the v erandah and onto the networ k of PVC pipes on the side of the buildin g He be g an scalin g down the side of buildin g clin g in g onto the PVC pipes. G u t i e r r e z r a n d o w n t o t he se c ond f l oo r peep e d thr o u gh and window and cau g ht another gl i m ps e o f t he in t r u de r a s h e w as scalin g down the outside of the buildin g towa r ds the second floo r. He i mm ediately contacted the police as the intruder inched his w a s d o w n t o t h e s e co n d fl o or and g oin g on to the first floo r, he ju m ped to the g round and in the process pr o bably injuring hi m self as he was seen li m ping t o w a r d s t h e C or o n a ti o n P a rk located behind the hotel. A tea m of police m en arri v ed shortly thereafter and Gutierrez p o i n t e d o u t t o t h e m t h e m an sittin g inside the par k He was apprehended and transported to the police station. D espite ha v in g re m nan t s of g reen paint (the same color as is on the exterior of the V enus Hotel building) in a line from his forehead t o his nose lips, chin and strai g ht down the front o f h i s s hi r t a nd h is pa n ts t h e man denied e v er enterin g the hotel. T h e a l l e g e d i n t ru d e r w as i d en t ifi e d as K a r e e m G e n t le Be l ize a n l abo r e r res i ding in T ea k ettle V illa g e Cayo. He was for m ally arrested and c h a r ge d f o r b ur g la r y a s h e s t a n ds a c c u s e d o f e n t e r i n g V e n us H o te l o n B u rns A ve nu e S an I g na c i o a s a t r es p a s se r w i th intent to steal. He a p pear e d in cour t on Mond a y S epte m ber 5 wh e re he pled not g uilty to the cha rg e He wa s o f f e red a $1 000 b ail and o r de r e d b y Ma g ist r ate D ale Cayeta no to return to court on Frida y Dece m ber 2 20 1 1 He was unable to post bail by the time th e ja i l ru n was leaving l a t e r t h a t d a y a n d s o h e w as t r ans p ort e d t o th e Ce n tra l Pr i son i n H a t ti e v i l l e wh e r e h e s p e n t t wo ni g hts until the bail was posted on W ednesda y He is currently out on bail. F r o m F r o n t P a ge E f f i c ie n t S e r v i c e a nd L o w P r i c e s E v e r y d a y! A l s o p r ov i d i n g t op q u a l i t y D r e ss e d & R o u g h, H a r d w o o d & M a h og a ny L u m b e r S a nd C e m e n t S t e e l, P l y w oo d C e l o t e x R oo f i n g, D o o r s A nd A W h o l e L o t M o r e. Sa n I g n a ci o C a yo T E L : 824 : 2959 V i s i t u s t o d a y f o r t he B E S T p r i c e s i n t o w n !! N o w O ff er i n g 4 6 & 8 C e m e n t B l o c ks H a pp y S t G e o r g e s C ay e D ay F r om F O R S A LE 722 A c s o n M a c a l R i v e r a t M o nk e y F a ll s 1560' R i v er f r o n t *17 C l e a r e d R i v e r l o t s w i t h L UA A pp r o va l W oo d e d Y r r o un d Sp r i n g Hill s w / V i e ws O n G r i d *10 m i n s f r o m S a n I g n a c i o F i n a n c i ng A va il *$1200 U S D / A c. * * * * ** 57 A c F a r m S a n A n t o n i o a r e a 2 a p a r tm e n t s, 1 A C ., w a ll e d ga r d e n p oo l f e n ce d f r u i t t r ee s, o u tb u il d i n g s, f u r n i s h i n g s n e g o t i a b l e $330 k U SD MO N T E R O S L U M B ER Y A RD P D F c r ea t ed w i t h pd f F a c t o r y P r o t r i a l v e r s i on ww w pd f f a c t o r y c om

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Su n d a y S e p t e m be r 11 2 011 S T A R T el : 80 4 490 0 & 626 8 822 & 6 26 3 7 88 E m a i l: s t a r n e w s p a p e r @g m a il c om P a g e 3 P D F c r ea t ed w i t h pd f F a c t o r y P r o t r i a l v e r s i on ww w pd f f a c t o r y c om

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P a g e 4 S TA R T el : 804 4900 & 626 8 822 & 626 3 788 E m a il : s t a r n e w s p a p e r @g m a il. c om S und a y S e p t e m be r 11 2 011 SA N T A EL E N A TOW N C a y o, T h u rs d a y Se pt e m b e r 8 2 0 1 1: T h ree Fla g s S uper ma r k et, l o cat e d o n t h e W e st e rn H i g h w ay in S anta Elen a Ca y o is the u n dis p ute d bu s ie s t s t ore in western Belize. The st o re car r ies a l a rge ass o rt m ent of co n su m er goods a n d tr u e t o i ts m a rk e t in g s l o ga n: T h r e e F la g i s i nd e e d F A M O US FOR BETTER PRICES. I t s alwa y s a baza a r in s ide T h re e F lags Sup e r m a rket as cu s to m er s cro w d th e stor e to ta k e ad va nta ge of t h e B E TTER PRICES T h e t r a f f ic i n c r e a s e s on payday wee k ends with patrons ar r i v in g fro m S an I g nac i o Sa nta Elena Benque V iejo T own and surroundin g v illa g es. The clientele is hardly the c u s t o m e r p u r c h a s i ng o n e or two ite m s instead they can be s e e n w i t h c a r t l o ad s o f g o o ds m a k in g lon g lines at the v arious chec k out points inside the store. The store owne r T om my T a ng is a naturalized Belizean f r o m m a i n l a n d C h i n a H is pare n t m i g rat e d to Bel i ze in 1 9 89 He ha s t h er e for e b e en li v in g in Belize for 22 years. T h e fa m ily o pened the first Three Fla g s S tore in 1994 in the vi ll age o f U n it e d vi l l e o n t he W e ste r n H ig hw a y a n d a few years later opened a branch in S ant a Elena T o w n The bu s iness w a s l a t e r r e l o c a t e d a nd expanded into a la rg er building at the present location where it h a s b e e n o p e r a ti ng f o r a lmo st three years. Co g nizant of the v olu m e of bus i ness h e g ene r ates T o mmy i n f o rme d t h a t h i s p r ima ry o b j e c t ive i s t o p r ovi d e h is c u s t ome r s w i t h l o we r p r i c e s. T h e st r ateg y , h e sa i d i s to pr o vid e cu s tom e rs w ith bet t er p r ic e s w h il e s t il l ma k in g a pr o fit n ot t h roug h infl a ted prices but rather through the v o lum e of mer c han d ise mov i ng t h ro u gh th e s t or e I t i s v er y h a rd w o r k a ckn o w l e d g e s T o m my Customers see me sweating in the store every time I don t m i n d t h e h ar d w o r k I w as t r a i n e d t o w o r k h a r d My satisfaction however is derived f r o m t h e s m i l e I s e e o n t h e f a c es of my customers knowing that they are getting better prices . Dear Mayor; The S anta Cruz Nei g hborhood W atch Co mm ittee would li k e to place on record its g ratitude on behalf of the S anta Cruz Resid e nt s f o r t he re c en t p a v i n g/ a s p h al t i n g o f a p ar t o f Sa n ta Maria S treet S anta Cruz A rea, S anta Elena Cayo. Re g retful l y no speed b u m ps were installed and so m e m oto rists ha v e ta k e n to speedin g on the said street I t is feared that wi t h th e re o peni n g of primary school in S epte m ber that school c h il d re n a n d o t h er pe d es t ri a ns would be at ris k if speed bu m ps are not installed. On the sa m e subject it has been noted that road users ha v e been dra gg in g construction steel bars for the bac k of truc k s on the streets of S anta Cruz This practic e not o nly d am a g es t he st r eets but is also unlawful. W e call o n your o f f i ce to k i n dly addr e ss t hes e con c ern s as pro m ptly as possible. Than k Y ou for your usual assistance. S incerely Sign ed : M s Do l o r e s M i ll e r, P r e s i d e n t ; M r E d w a rdo Re qu e n a, S ecretary Ed N ot e: W e p a r a p h r a se t h e l a t e U S P r e s i d e n t J o hn F K e nn e d y A s k n ot w h at y o ur T o w n Co u n c i l d o for y o u bu t w h a t y o u c a n do fo r y o ur T o w n Co u n c i l Y ou a r e a n e i g h b o r h oo d w a t c h T h e n w a t c h y o ur c o m m u n i ty Y o u a r e a w a r e o f t he e n a b l i n g l eg i s l a t i o n T h en fo r h ea v e n s a k e ga t h e r t he n e c e s s a r y e v i d e n c e a nd m a k e a fo rm a l c o mp l a i nt aga i ns t t h o s e br ea kin g t he l a w a n d i n t h e pr o c e ss b r ea k i n g u p y o u r s t r ee t Why mu s t t h e T o w n C o u n c il d o t h i s fo r y o u d o w h at y o u c a n d o f o r y o ur c o mmu n i t y . F u r t h e rm o r e, t h e w h o l e o f y o u r m a in s t r e e t w a s p a v e d a m i d s t t he c o ns t a n t c o m p l a i n i n g a b o ut t h e d u s t Ho w e v e r, t h e r e is y e t t o b e a n y p ub l i c e x p r e ss i o n of g r a t i t u d e fo r t he m a n y t h o u s a n d s o f d o ll a rs e x p e n d e d t o a d d r e s s t h is c o n c e r n A r e y o u a w a r e otr t h e m a n y o t h e r c o m m u n i t i es t h a t w o u l d a p p r e c i a t e t he g r ad i n g mu c h m o r e p a v i ng of t h e i r s t r ee t? N e w P a ve d St r ee t I n S a n t a C ruz ,C a yo P D F c r ea t ed w i t h pd f F a c t o r y P r o t r i a l v e r s i on ww w pd f f a c t o r y c om

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Su n d a y S e p t e m be r 11 2 011 S T A R T el : 80 4 490 0 & 626 8 822 & 6 26 3 7 88 E m a i l: s t a r n e w s p a p e r @g m a il c om P a g e 5 P D F c r ea t ed w i t h pd f F a c t o r y P r o t r i a l v e r s i on ww w pd f f a c t o r y c om

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P a g e 6 S TA R T el : 804 4900 & 626 8 822 & 626 3 788 E m a il : s t a r n e w s p a p e r @g m a il. c om S und a y S e p t e m be r 11 2 011 S A N I G NA C IO T O WN M o nd a y Se p te m b e r 5 20 1 1: Sa n Ig nacio po l ice are wor k in g around the cloc k and b e lie v e t hat th e y a r e c los i ng in on reco v erin g a stolen pu mp action 12 g au g e shot g un which is suspected to be in the wrong hands. The indi v idual in possession of the g un is as k ed to v olunta ri l y ar r a n g e f o r i t s r e c o v e r y as th e poli c e an d ha v e indic a ted th a t th e y wi l l se ek th e m ax im um penalty for anyone found in p o s s e s s i o n o f th i s w e a p o n w h i ch ca n pote n tial l y cr e ate m a jor m ischief in any co mm unit y. I t all be g an durin g the early mo r n i ng h o u r s o n S a t u r d a y, Se pte m ber 3 2 0 1 1 whe n at about 4:00 a m Ala n Gob ie 54, British Production Ma n a g er for Belize Natural Ene rg y L i m ited, reportedly left ho m e enroute to B e l i z e C i t y t o d e l i v e r a s p a r e key to his wife for the v ehicle she was dri v in g as it is alle g ed that s h e w as ro b be d o f h e r b ag T h e N e w s pap e r t h a t c a r es a n d da r e s t o b r i n g o u t t h e t r u t h P u bl i s h er : A l b e r t o A u g u st E d i t o r: N y a n i A z u e t a Au g u st C i rc u lat i o n : E rr ol Go n z a l ez 4 2 A W e s t er n Hi g h w a y, S a n t a E l e n a C ay o, Be li z e C e n t r a l A m er i ca O ff i ce T e l : 804 4900 C e ll : 6 2 6 8 822 o r 62 6 3 7 88 s t a r n e w s p a p e r @ g m a i l c om which contained the k ey to her ve h i c l e a l o ng w i t h o t h er personal propert y. I t w a s a s i f s o me o n e w as w a t c h i ng G o b i e give n t h at be t ween t he fe w hou r s it t ook for hi m e a rly t h at S at u rday m ornin g to rush to Belize City a n d b a ck h e r e t u r n e d t o a bu r g lariz e d hou s e just as th e sun brand s t ainless steel w r ist watch v alued at BZ$10 000 00; i i ) a p ea r l ne ck l a c e va l u ed BZ $ 6 000 00; iii) a thin g old nec k lace with was risin g in eastern s k ies. Th e i t e ms r ep o rt e d s to l en inc l ude: 1) a 12g au g e Mossbe rg Pu mp Ac t i on Sh ot g u n b e ar i n g s e r i al n um be r K 7 78 1 12 a lo ng w i th fifty 12g au g e cartrid g es v alued BZ$ 3 000 0 0 bcy; 2 ) a b la c k a n d s i lver D e ll bra n d Netb o o k co mp uter va lued at BZ$1 200 00; 3 ) a p i nk a n d b l a ck HP N e t b o o k c o m p u t e r va l u ed BZ $ 1 200 00; 4 ) a bl a c k and s il v er Apple brand I Pod in a blac k case v alued BZ$3 000 00; 5) a blac k jewelry box v alued a t B Z $ 1 5 0 c o n t a i n i n g t he f o ll o w i n g pi e ce s o f f e m a le jewelry: a)a whi t e a n d g r een flo r al clinique fashion jewelry v alued $15 0 00; b) a plain 24 k g old size 12, w e d d i n g b a n d va l u ed BZ $ 2 000 00; c) a size 12 Kentin g Drillin g, g old rin g v alued BZ$10 000 00 a nd d) a thi ck r ose g o l d/j a de bracelet v alued BZ$10 000 00. A l s o r epo r te d st o le n wa s a s e con d 6 by 8 i n ch e s j ewe l ry box containin g the followin g: i) an O m e g a S e a Master g old and dia m ond cross m edal v alued BZ$300 00, i v ) a Sa cr e d H e ar t C o ll ege Clas s of 2001 gold g rad u ation rin g with initial inset EG v alued at BZ$500 00; v ) a pair of s m all hoop g old earrin g s v alued BZ$100 00 and vi ) a go ld r i n g wi t h s to n es v alued BZ$85 00; a s m all g old earrin g v alued BZ $50 00 A ll for a tota l repo r ted lo s s of BZ$4 7 735. Cri m es I n v esti g ation Branch personnel with assistance from the public are followin g up on se v eral leads T o date howe v e r, a n ar r est is yet to be made as an inten s i v e i n v est i g atio n is currently underwa y. P D F c r ea t ed w i t h pd f F a c t o r y P r o t r i a l v e r s i on ww w pd f f a c t o r y c om

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Su n d a y S e p t e m be r 11 2 011 S T A R T el : 80 4 490 0 & 626 8 822 & 6 26 3 7 88 E m a i l: s t a r n e w s p a p e r @g m a il c om P a g e 7 Bri n g o ut yo u r f a m il y a nd f r i e nd s a nd l e t th em e nj oy o u r f i n e d i n i n g a s w e ll a s ga m e r oo m, p l ayg r o und a nd i ce c r e a m s h o p. W e h a v e s o m e t hi n g f or e v e r y o n e s o b r i ng o u t t he e n t i r e a n d e nj o y a cl e a n f r ie n dly a n d s e c u r e e n v i ro nm e n t. H a p p y 10 t h S e p t e m b e r t o B e li z e a n s E v er y w h e re ARIES: March 22 to A p ril 20 A n a w a r e n e ss o f y o u r limi t a t i o ns w ill b e v a l u a b l e t o r ea ss e ss y o u rs e l f a n d y o u r li f e a s a w h o l e Y ou a l s o n ee d t o t h i n k a b o u t a w o r k i ng r e l a t i o n s h i p t h a t s ee m s t o b e h o l di n g y o u b ac k L u c k y nu m b ers: 16 21 48. TAURUS: A p ril 21 to May 21 A c h a n ce e v e n t mi g h t s ee m l u c ky b u t i t s a ll d o w n t o t h e h a r d w o rk y o u pu t i n r ece n t l y A n o f f e r c o m es t o y o u b ec a u s e s o m e o n e h as n o t i c e d a n d r ec o g n i s e d y ou r t r ue p o t e n t i a l L u c k y nu m b ers: 01, 33 74. GEMINI: May 22 to June 21 G o o d p r o g r e ss i s m a d e in d o m e s t i c a f f a i r s. A g r e e m e n t s a re ea s il y r eac h e d w i t h i n t h e f a m i l y. A n o l d e r r e l a t i v e p l a y s an im p o r t a n t r o l e i n y o u r li f e A f f ect i o n s i n a r o m a n t i c r e l a t i o n s h ip g r o w d e e p e r L u c k y n umb e r s: 05 10 69. CANCER: June 22 to July 23 I f t h e r e i s s o m e t h i n g y o u w a n t in li f e g o a n d g e t i t T a l k i n g w i t h o ut d o i n g w ill n o t b r i n g s u cce ss T a ke r e s p o n s i b ili t y f o r y o u r s e l f a n d y o ur li f e a n d b e t h e i n i t i a t o r n o w. L u c ky nu m b ers : 63 87 95. LEO: July 24 to August 21 W h a t y o u n ee d t o do o v er t h e w e e k s a h e a d i s t o n o t i ce a n d b e r ea d y t o ac t o n c h a n ce o pp o r t u n i t i e s t h a t c o m e y o u r w a y. Y o u r j u dg e m e n t a b o u t f i n a n c i al c o n ce r n s c o u l d n t b e b e tt e r! L u c ky nu m b er s : 23 6 1 96. VIRGO: August 22 to Se p tember 21 N e t w o r k i n g e i t h e r i n p e r s o n or t h r oug h t h e i n t e r n e t c ou l d k ee p y ou i n f o r m e d o f t h e b e s t o pp o r t u n i t i es o n o ff e r A g i f t o f j e w e ll e r y w i ll t u r n o u t t o b e a g oo d l u c k t a l i s m a n. L u c ky nu m b er s : 75 7 9 98. P l e as e Tu r n T o P a g e 13 P D F c r ea t ed w i t h pd f F a c t o r y P r o t r i a l v e r s i on ww w pd f f a c t o r y c om

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P a g e 8 S TA R T el : 804 4900 & 626 8 822 & 626 3 788 E m a il : s t a r n e w s p a p e r @g m a il. c om S und a y S e p t e m be r 11 2 011 P D F c r ea t ed w i t h pd f F a c t o r y P r o t r i a l v e r s i on ww w pd f f a c t o r y c om

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Su n d a y S e p t e m be r 11 2 011 S T A R T el : 80 4 490 0 & 626 8 822 & 6 26 3 7 88 E m a i l: s t a r n e w s p a p e r @g m a il c om P a g e 9 P D F c r ea t ed w i t h pd f F a c t o r y P r o t r i a l v e r s i on ww w pd f f a c t o r y c om

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P a g e 10 S TA R T el : 804 4900 & 626 8 822 & 626 3 788 E m a il : s t a r n e w s p a p e r @g m a il. c om S und a y S e p t e m be r 11 2 011 B E L I ZE W A T E R S E R V IC E S L T D. P U B L I C NO T I CE Be l i z e W a t e r S e r v i c e s w ou l d l i k e t o i n f o r m i ts c u s t o m e r s i n t h e B e nqu e V i e j o D e l Ca r m e n a r ea t h a t e f f e c ti v e i mm e d i a t e l y M r Ci r i ac o C o n t r e r as i s n o l o n g e r a C o ll e c ti o n a g e n t o f B W S K i nd ly m a k e a ll n e c e s s a r y b i l l p a y m e n t s t o M o unt Ca r a m e l C r e d it U n i o n l o c a t e d a t # 4 C hu r c h S t r eet i n B e nqu e V i e j o. B W S w i ll n o t b e h e l d r e s p o n s i b l e f o r p a y m e n ts m a d e t o M r C o n t r e r a s a f t e r F r i d a y S e p t e m b e r 2 nd 20 1 1. O t h e r A u t h o r i ze d B W S c o ll e c ti o n a g e n t s i n c l ude a ll t h e c o mm e r c i a l b a nk s l i s t e d b e l ow Ba nk o f N ov a S c o tia A t l a n ti c Ba nk F i r s t Ca r i bb e a n I n t e r n a ti o n a l Ba nk H e r it a g e Ba nk O n li n e P a y m e n t s O n ly B e l i ze Ba nk L i m it e d O n li n e P a y m e n t s O n ly F o r a c o m p l e t e li s t i n g o f a u t ho r i ze d B WS c o ll e c ti o n a g e n t s v i s it o u r W e b s it e at w w w b w s bz BENQUE VIEJO T O W N COUNCIL C o r G e o rge S t /Par k La ne Be nqu e V iej o Del Car m en Cay o District Beli z e C A. T h e B e nqu e V i e j o T o w n C oun c il i s a cce p ti ng a pp li c a ti on s t o f ill t h e po s t o f : F I NANC E M ANA G E R/ A C C O U N T A NT R e qu i r e m e nt s: Bac h e l o r s D e g r ee o r e qu i v a l e n t i n B u s i n e ss A d m i n i s t r a ti o n a nd / o r F i n a n ce M i n i m u m o f t h r e e ( 3 ) y e a r s o r r e l e v a n t p r o f e s s i o n al w o r k i n g e x p e r i e n ce S o und kn o w l e d g e o f a u t o m a t e d f i n a n c i al i n f o r m a ti o n s y s t e m i n c l ud i n g Q u i c kb oo ks E n t e r p r i se K n o w l e d g e o f E n g l i s h a nd S p a n i sh D e a d li n e : S e p t e m b e r 23 20 11 Be n q u e V i e j o T o w n C o un c il C o r n e r G e o r g e S t / P a r k L a ne Be n q u e V i e j o D e l C a r m en C ay o D i s t r i ct W e a r e l o c a t e d o ff J o s e p h A n d r e w s D r i v e n e a r t he F a l c o n F i e l d i n S a n I g n a c i o T o w n C a l l u s a t 8 2 4 2 07 6 or 670 2329 E -m a il : c l e a n m a s t er b z @ya h oo c om P D F c r ea t ed w i t h pd f F a c t o r y P r o t r i a l v e r s i on ww w pd f f a c t o r y c om

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Su n d a y S e p t e m be r 11 2 011 S T A R T el : 80 4 490 0 & 626 8 822 & 6 26 3 7 88 E m a i l: s t a r n e w s p a p e r @g m a il. c om P ag e 11 A dele g ation of Belizean L and Ac ti v ist s f r o m an as s oci a ti o n, k n o w n by t h e a c r o n ym B G Y EA ( B e l i z ea n G ra s s r o o ts Y outh Empowe r ment Associati o n) recently v isited the United S tates to m a k e Belizeans aware of t he lan d probl e m s in t heir cou n tr y. A few years a g o a g roup of yo u n g m en w ho g rew up i n t Bel m opa n the capital o f Belize, bec am e fr u strate d and a n g ry b e c a u s e f o r e ign e r s f r om n e i g h b o r i ng c o u n t r i e s of M e x i c o G u a t e m a l a E l Sa l v a d or a n d o t h e r C e n t r a l A m e r i c an co u ntri e s we r e co mi n g i n to t h eir c o unt r y s qu a tti ng a nd ta ki ng By: W elli n gt on C Ra m os Belizean land by force without a n y re s p o ns e f r o m e i t he r t he People s United Party (PUP) or t h e U n it e d D em o c r a ti c P a r ty (UDP) g o v ern m ents. The y s u spe c te d th a t t he t wo ma j o r p o l i t i c a l p a r t i e s w e re usin g these ille g al aliens to g et t h e i r v o t e s in t h e u p c o m i ng elections. So m e of these sa m e p e ople w e r e l a te r g ra n t e d B el i z e an c i t i z e n s hi p s t h r o u g h a m n e s ty and w e re g i v en full title to these l a nds with all r i g hts and p r i v i le g e s i nc l ud i n g the right to v ote in Belize. T his was o ccurrin g while m an y blac k Belize a ns all o v er the country of Belize applying for r esidenti a l lots an d farm lands were bein g told that there w a s n t a n y a n d t h e i r ap p l i ca t i o ns w e re des t ro y ed in the lo c al o f fices where they applied These youn g m en decided to t e st t he g o ve rn m en t by do i n g t he sa me thin g as th e newc om ers f r o m n e igh b o r i n g C e n t r al Am erican countries they found f e r t i l e l a n d t h at w a s a va i l a b le that was owned by a g roup of T a iw a ne s e wh o b o u gh t i t bu t l e ft it abandoned for ten years The la n d ta x ac c u m ul a ted o v er the years was tre m endous. When the Belize g o v ern m ent f o u n d o u t t h a t t h e y w e re squattin g on the land they were p h y s i c a l l y r emove d b y t he po l ice and the Bel i ze D efe n se Force as opposed to the ille g al aliens who were allowed to stay an d en d ed u p g e t ting ti t les country wide. These youn g m en then for m ed the Beliz e Grass r oots Y outh Emp o w e rme n t A s s o c i a t i on (BGYE A ) The v ision of this a s s o c i a t i o n i s t o u p l i f t t he c o n d i t i o n s o f G r a s s r o o t s Belizeans. T he i r m i s si o n i s to bu i l d a m ultifunctional a g ricultural b a s e d c om m u n i t y d r ive n to r e d u c e p ove r t y w i t h i n i ts B e liz e an m e mb ers h ip t hro ugh su s tai n abl e in v e st m e nts tr a nsparent g o v ernance and cooperati v e enterprises. The objecti v es of the association is to beco m e o rg anized and functionin g to ensure that their c o m mu n i t y l a n d i s l e g a l ly s e ttl e d to i nc r eas e e c onomic o p po r tu n it i es fo r t h e r es i de n ts of H a r mo ny vi ll e t he co m m un i ty they established and to ensure that m e m bers o f the co m m unity are safe at all ti m es to i m pro ve th e inf r astr u cture of t h e co m m unity and to establish per m anent facilities for the m e m bership. BGYE A was re g istered as a l e g a l a s s o c i a t i o n o n J u l y 1 3, 2 0 1 0 a n d s o f a r t h e y h ave acco m plished the followin g: a) recruited about 5 000 acti ve m e m b e rs b) ha v e bee n authorized by t h e B el i ze a n gov e r n me nt to s u rve y a n d d i s t r i b u t e 1 a c r e p l o ts o f l a n d t o t h ei r memb er s a t a r e a s o n a b le c o s t t o en s u r e t h at the necessary require m ents are bein g m et to recei v e their leases a n d e v ent u al l y t i tl e s t o th e ir properties. T he co s t for this p roces s is e x pen s i v e for the 1 0 0 0 a c res t h e y c u r r e n t l y h ave s o an on g oin g fundraisin g dri v e to raise the m oney to acco m plish their g oals and objecti v es. S o m e m e m bers of the association are trained in land sur v eyin g and other land de v elop m ent acti v i ties. P l e as e Tu r n T o P a g e 12 P D F c r ea t ed w i t h pd f F a c t o r y P r o t r i a l v e r s i on ww w pd f f a c t o r y c om

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P a g e 12 S TA R T el : 804 4900 & 626 8 822 & 626 3 788 E m a il : s t a r n e w s p a p e r @g m a il. c om S und a y S e p t e m be r 11 2 011 located next to other v illa g es on t h e h igh w a y a n d c l o s e to B e l m o p an Wh e n t h e c ity of B e lmo p a n gro w i n t h e f u t u r e t h is a r e a w i l l b e c o n si d e r e d a s u b u r b. Beli z eans who are cur r ently li v in g in the United S tates speak eve r yd a y a b o ut t h e d re a m of g o i n g b a ck t o t h e i r b e l o v ed c o u n t r y t o r e s i d e p e rma n e n t ly a n d th i s co u l d b e o n e of t h e i d e al place for the m. T o be e l i g ibl e for t h is pro g ra m, Be l izea n s in the Unit e d S t a tes m u s t h av e a Bel i zea n S o c ial S ecurity Card and be a first ti me S o m e of the de v elop m ent will r e q u ir e t he u s e o f h e av y d u ty equ i p m ents such a s; tra c tors plows bulldozers etc which are ve ry e xpe n si ve R oad s an d ot h er infrastructural require m ents are t h e r e s p o n s i b i l i t y o f t he Ha rm ony v ille co mmu nity and t h ey we r e t old by th e g o v e r nm ent that they m ust assu m e that respons i bilit y. This area is located at m ile 41 on the W es t ern Hi gh way and the l a n d i s f e r t i l e a n d o n h igh g round I t is also con v eniently C o n ti n u e d F r o m P a g e 11 landowne r A $475 00 fees for t h e s u r v e y in g of th e ir p ort i on m u s t b e pa i d If t h e y h a ve children and g randchildren who were born in the United S tates, they should contact the nearest B e l i z e a n e m b a s s y o r c o u n s el and apply for their Citizenships by descent. The m e m bers of the BGYEA are currently in New Y or k City f o r t h e L a b o r D a y w e eke nd t o me e t w i t h t h e B e l i z e an c om m u n i t y a n d o n F r i d a y, S epte m ber 2 they held a public foru m at the Bu rg andy Castle in the Bronx. T h is e v ent w as broad c asted l i v e v i a t h e i n t er n et an d w i ll be aired on T uesda y S epte m ber 6 b y E v a n M o s e H y d e J r. f r o m K re m F M wh o w a s p res e nt at the foru m. Fr om New Y or k Cit y th e y will be tra v ellin g to L os A n g eles on W ednesday where they will be m e e t i n g w i t h t h e B e l i z e an c o mm u ni t y. I n Bel i ze t oda y t h ere are G u at em a l an s s q ua t ti ng i n t wo v illa g es which are yet to be d i s m a n tle d bu t so far not h ing has been done. Do you k now what was g oing t o h a p p e n i f a gr o u p o f B e l i z e a ns were to thin k about squattin g in M e x i c o G u a t e m a l a E l Sa l v a d or or any other Central Am erican country? I t would not e v en last one hou r People fro m all o v er the world are co m in g to Belize and a r e g ettin g a piece o f this bea u tiful c ountr y while m any Be l ize a ns a re mi g r a ting to the United S tates. There is nothin g wron g with m i g rat i on but I woul d li k e to a p p e a l t o y o u a s a f e l l ow Belizean to do any and e v eryt h i ng t o g e t a pi e c e o f B e l i ze before t here is nothin g left I ha v e been li v in g in this country for thirty-three years now and I ha v e ne v er seen Am erica at its worst. I f the fo r ei g ners can see s ome t h i ng a b o u t B e l i z e t h a t t h ey lo v e then i t is h a rd for me to co m prehend why we Belizeans can n ot see the n ecessi t y to obtain a land and ho m e in our cou n tr y. While li v in g in the city of B e li z e a nd B e l mo pa n a n d t he other towns mig ht be g ood to own a pie c e of f ar m la n d is i m portant for u s to produce our ow n foo d and sto p li vi n g i n a s t ate of p o v ert y crime d e pende n c y, ho p eless n ess a nd s t a g nat i on. B E L M O P AN C i t y T h u r s d a y, S e p t e m b e r 1 20 1 1: I n k ee p i n g w i t h i t s m a n d a t e to p r o m o t e t h e h i s t o r i ca l c u l t u r a l a nd li t e r a r y v a l u e o f r ec o r d s a nd a r c h i v e s t h e B e li ze A r c h i v e s a nd R ec o r d s S e r v i ce w ill b e h o s t i n g i ts T r a v e ll i n g E x h i b i t i o n. T h e E xh i b i t i o n w ill b e o n d i s p l ay a t t h e f o ll o w i n g p l ace s: a ) S ac r e d H ea r t P a r i s h H a ll in D a n g r i g a o n S e p t e m b e r 14 th ; b ) I n d e p e n d e n ce H i g h S c h oo l in I n d e p e n d e n ce / M a ng o C r ee k on S e p t e m b e r 15 th ; a nd c ) S t P e t e r C l a v e r s P a r i s h H a ll i n P u n t a G o r d a o n S e p t e m b e r 16 th T h e d i s p l a y w ill b e o p e n f r om 8 : 00 a m t o 3 : 00p m. I n a dd i t i o n t o p h o t o g r a p h s o f p a st ce l e b r a t i o n s a s h o r t v i d e o o f t he o f f i c i a l ce r e m o n i e s o n S e p t e m b er 21 1981 w ill b e h i g h li g h t e d. T h e d i s p l a y w i ll a l s o h i g h l i g ht i n f o r m a t i o n a nd p h o t og r a p h s on T r a n s p o r t a t i o n C h i c l e H u rr i ca n es a n d S l a v e r y. C o m e a n d b e p a r t o f k ee p i n g o ur h i s t o r y a li v e C o n t a ct : M a ry A l pu c he R e s ea r c h I n f o r m a t i on O f f i c e r o r L i z e t T h o m p s o n, A r c h iv i s t B e li ze A r c h i v e s a n d R ec o r ds S e r v i ce E m a il : a r c h i v e s @b t l n et P h o n e : 822 2097 / 2247. P D F c r ea t ed w i t h pd f F a c t o r y P r o t r i a l v e r s i on ww w pd f f a c t o r y c om

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Su n d a y S e p t e m be r 11 2 011 S T A R T el : 80 4 490 0 & 626 8 822 & 6 26 3 7 88 E m a i l: s t a r n e w s p a p e r @g m a il. c om P ag e 13 LIBRA: Se p tember 22 to October 23 Y o u w ill l oo k o n t h e c h a n ce s t h at c o m e y o u r w a y f r o m a p o s i t i ve p o i n t o f v i e w I n s t i n c t i v e l y y ou k n o w t h e r i g h t d ec i s i o n s t o m a ke t h a t w il l u l t im a t e l y b e s u cce ss f u l. L u c k y nu m b ers: 08 50 51. SCORPIO: Oct o ber 24 to November 21 Y o u mi g h t n o t i ce s o m e u n u s u al t h i ng s t h a t a r e g o i n g o n a r o u nd y o u C o u l d t h i s b e y o u r c h a n ce of g e tt i n g i nv o l v e d i n s o m e t h i n g n ew t h a t c o u l d b e l u c k y f o r y o u? B e r e a d y t o ac t q u i c k l y L u c ky nu m be rs: 36 4 7 65. SAG ITTARIUS: November 22 to December 21 D e v e l o p n e w i d e a s a nd b e li e ve t h e y h a v e p o t e n t i a l H o w m a ny t im e s i n t h e p a s t h a v e y o u c o m e up w i t h g r ea t p l a n s b u t f a il e d t o act o n t h e s e ? L ea r n f r o m t h e s e l e ss o n s. T a k e t h e i n i t i a t i v e n o w L u c ky nu m b ers: 29 60 88. CAPRICORN: December 22 to January 20 W h a t d o y ou d o i f t h i n g s a re g o i n g w r o n g ? T r y c h a n g i n g y o ur a t t i t ud e a n d b e h a v i o u r L o o k f or P l e as e Tu r n T o P a g e 7 w a y s t o t u r n d i f f i c u l t i e s t o y o ur a d v a n t a g e p e r h a p s b e p r o v i n g to o t h e r s h o w ca p a b l e y o u ca n b e. L u c k y nu m b ers: 12 70 73. AQUARIUS: January 21 to February 19 T h i n k i n g po s i t i v e l y h a s n ow b e c o m e a p a r t o f y o u r d a i ly r o u t i n e Y o u w ill r e f u s e t o l oo k on t h e b l e a k s i d e a n d y ou w o n t l et n e g a t i v e p e o p l e i n f l u e n ce y o u. F o r t u n a t e L u c k y nu m b ers: 23, 34 81. PISCES: February 20 to March 21 S o m e h o w i n s o m e s t r a nge w a y w o r k i n g o n o n e p r o b l e m w ill h e l p s o l v e a n o t h e r a n d y o u g e t to c l e a r u p a n u m b e r o f i s s u e s t h at h a v e b ee n o n y o u r mi n d f o r s o me t im e L u c k y nu m b ers: 3 2 40, 94. VILLA G E COUNCI L ELECTION RESU L TS Se p te m b e r 4t h 20 11 ELECTION REPO RT BI ELEC T ION FOR Bi-Elections Held in the V illa g e/Co mm unity of BI G F ALLS VILLA G E T OLEDO on SUND A Y SEPTEMBER 4 20 11 FOR Bi-E l ections Held in the V illa g e/Co mmu nity of SAN JOS E P ALMAR VILLA G E ORAN GE W ALK on SUND A Y SEPTEMBER 4 20 11 N o. C a nd i d a t e N a me P o s i t i on N o o f V o t es R ec e i v ed E l ec t ed 1 2 4 3 A l f o n s o S a n c h ez P e d r o C h ee S a n t i ago B a ki R o b e r t o Co C h a i r m an C h a i r m an C h a i r m an C h a i r m an 70 49 43 25 E l ec t ed N o. C a nd i d a t e N a me P o s i t i on N o o f V o t es R ec e i v ed E l ec t ed 1 A l f o n s o S a n c h ez 70 E l ec t ed C h a i r m an VILLA G E COUNCI L ELECTION RESU L TS Se p te m b e r 4t h 20 11 ELECTION REPO RT BI ELEC T ION P D F c r ea t ed w i t h pd f F a c t o r y P r o t r i a l v e r s i on ww w pd f f a c t o r y c om

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