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Gov’t sees vocational education as key to growth of economy

Talking about ten thousand houses and fifteen thousand jobs is a lot easier than actually doing something to transform these campaign promises into reality. Today, at ceremonies marking the opening [...]

Committee formed to oversee closing of B.C.B.

from monthly government subsidies while at the same time competing with private sector broadcasters, will simply be shut down and its assets sold. Of prime concern to government in carrying [...]

Cabinet seeks to reverse U.D.P. land grants

In other government news today’s weekly Cabinet briefing reported that a number of decisions were reached at Tuesday’s meeting of that body. Among them are plans to reopen the farmers [...]

Toledo student wins full scholarship to Canada

A Belizean student from Toledo has won a four year undergraduate scholarship at Queen’s University in Canada. Celestino Oh, from San Pedro Columbia, was the fourth person from the Caribbean [...]

Case thrown out against former WASA employs, theft charge

Two years after they were charged with stealing and conspiracy to steal close to seventy thousand dollars from the Water and Sewerage Authority, James Castillo, Paul Elliot, Clayton Arzu and [...]

Meerabux resigns from Court of Appeal, cites controversy

In other court news Justice George Meerabux has resigned from his recently awarded seat on the Belize Court of Appeal. Meerabux had been appointed on August twenty sixth as kind [...]

Hurricane damage to Eastern Caribbean is heavy

In the American media the damage has been overshadowed by its continuing threat to U.S. territories and mainland, but several islands of the Eastern Caribbean were severely battered by Hurricane [...]

Artist’s skills continue to grow

You’ve seen his work on this newscast before, but as I discovered this morning, artist Alex Sanker just keeps getting better and better. In the five years that Alex Sanker [...]

Belizeans in London celebrate bicentennial of battle

September is the month in which Belizeans are asked to examine their attitude toward history… and for many that means deciding how close an ancestry to claim to those dashing [...]