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Questions remain about prisoner at football game

It’s been four working days since the Minister responsible for Prisons said he would be launching an inquiry into why a prison inmate, Raymond Flowers was at a football game [...]

Attorney General holds legal summit

Within days of taking office, the Attorney General Godfrey Smith launched his three-year plan for reforming Belize’s judiciary. Today he took the first steps towards bringing the nation’s lawyers, judges [...]

US puts Belize on “regions of concern” drug list

Although they are no longer referring to it as a “certification” process the United States government today released its list of countries President Bill Clinton considers to be major illicit [...]

Two arrested for Xtra House robbery

The police have arrested two men in connection with a burglary at the Xtra House on Cemetery Road. Twenty-eight year old Errol Swift of Amara Avenue and thirty-five year old [...]

B.T.B. sponsors teacher training in tourism

Belize is benefiting this week from its membership with the Caribbean Tourism Organization. In conjunction with the Belize Tourism Board, C.T.O., which provides training for its member countries, is hosting [...]

Helpage gets new physical therapist

A chiropractor and physical therapist is the new Director of Physical Therapy at Helpage’s Philip Hall Therapy Center. Dr. Orlando Pelayo, who has been practicing in Belize for twenty years [...]

Valerie Woods moves over to PACT

The Protected Areas Conservation Trust, PACT, has a new Executive Director. Valerie Woods, former Director of Tourism, and recently appointed permanent secretary in the Ministry of Tourism and Information takes [...]

Steel band returns from Cancun

They’re back from their performance at Festival of the Caribbean ’99 in Cancun, Mexico. But while the children pleased the audience, the Pantastick Steel Band Orchestra, and their parents weren’t [...]