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Kidnap suspects claim police brutality

In recent years there has never been any shortage of police brutality to report in Belize. But as the pressure mounts for authorities to produce results in the war against [...]

Cabinet pledges increased efforts against AIDS

In news from cabinet that body has expressed concern over the high rate of HIV and AIDS in Belize. The Ministry of Health reported that in 1997 and 1998 AIDS [...]

Gas price hike may be weeks away

While cane farmers may be getting a break in the form of more duty-free fuel, the rest of Belize will enjoy a few more weeks of grace before their gasoline [...]

New U.S. trade bill will help Belize

It took five years to wind its way through congress but the United States has finally updated the Caribbean Basin Initiative. Under the new U.S-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act preferential [...]

PSU breaks ground on new HQ

Today the Public Service Union got itself a new place to call home. Official ground breaking ceremonies were held on Kut Avenue this morning for a new building slated to [...]

Ladyville school gets new classrooms

It’s a story we’ve told a dozen times but at least there’s always a happy ending. Today the Ladyville Evangelical Primary School officially opened two much needed new classrooms to [...]

Fonseca says solution near on BTL impasse

Since its privatisation in 1988 the Government of Belize and Belize Telecommunications Ltd. have enjoyed a mutually beneficial relationship, with the monopoly telecom racking up record profits and GOB reaping [...]

Census 2000 begins smoothly

Unless you’ve been hiding in a cave for the last month you know that Belize’s once-in-a-decade census is now in progress. Today I visited Belmopan to see how things are [...]