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By Alison Lowe Nassau Guardian Business Editor NASSAU, Bahamas -- Two Bahamians are among six men hit by a multi-count indictment unsealed on Tuesday in a US federal court over an alleged $500 million offshore asset protection, securities fraud and money laundering scheme based in Belize. Bahamians Kelvin Leach, 34, and Rohn Knowles, 29 both described as residents of Belize City along with Robert Bandfield, a US citizen; Andrew Godfrey, a Belize citizen; Brian De Wit and Cem Can, citizens of Canada, and six corporate defendants, were charged with conspiracy to commit securities fraud and money laundering.
International Literacy Day was celebrated on Monday September 8th across Belize under the theme "Literacy and Sustainable Development." In San Pedro Town, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports organized a book and storytelling day at the San Pedro Lions Den to coincide with other events countrywide.
The mystery behind Cynk Technology Corp. , the penny stock whose 36,000 percent surge captivated Wall Street in July, just took a new twist. U.S. prosecutors chasing an alleged $500 million money-laundering and penny-stock manipulation scheme brought charges this week in federal court in Brooklyn , New York , against a group of men who worked on the same floor of a Belize office building that Cynk listed as its address.
Ernie Walter, seen in this CBC-TV report from July 2013, had been in trouble with U.S. authorities and faced mounting court actions over condominium developments in Belize before he died in December, the I-Team has learned. You can't go far in Crescentwood without seeing the colourful and modern work of the late architect Ernie Walter.
The Belize Rural South People's United Party town council slate and standard bearer hosted their first endorsement convention on Saturday, August 23rd in San Pedro Town.
BELIZE CITY, Belize -- Eighteen senior fisheries officers and marine management experts from ten member countries of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism will take part in the 2014 CARICOM fisheries law and management training workshop at the University of Wollongong in New South Wales, Australia.
BELIZE CITY, Belize -- The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism will on September 5, 2014, present oral arguments to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea in Hamburg, Germany, in response to a request for an advisory opinion on illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing in African waters.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 07:04 pm
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