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Dangriga water polluted, citrus waste suspected

Tonight, Dangriga residents are drinking beer, juice or bottled water as their municipal water source is strongly believed to be contaminated. Residents were first alerted to the crisis when they [...]

Police confront crowd at Gaylord’s

The excitement in the aftermath of the Gaylord’s fire hasn’t diminished. This morning, discount shoppers hoping to make a few good buys found themselves face to face with armed police [...]

Lord is now also a knight

In Great Britain, billionaire Michael Ashcroft has been the subject of continuing controversy over his recent appointment to the House of Lords. In Belize he’s in the headlines because of [...]

Musa holds talks with Commonwealth

If the British press have any questions to ask about our newly minted knight, they shouldn’t have to go very far. The man who recommended him, Prime Minister Said Musa, [...]

Lobster season opens

In case you didn’t notice, June 15th marked the opening of lobster season. Today Belize City’s two fishing cooperatives, Northern and National, began to receive the first of what will [...]

New book on Belizean women

Despite Belize’s infatuation with 24-hour satellite television, it seems that publishing is alive and well. The latest volume off the press may not compete with Oprah, but it’s the kind [...]

Grigamandala & Sagitun vie for title on Sunday

It is the culmination of a long and grueling season and when it ends before dusk on Sunday, there will only be one champion. Janelle Chanona previews the final duel [...]