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Six cops suspended for helping murder suspect

The Police Department, badly embarrassed last week by official complicity in a murder suspect’s subverting of justice, has reacted swiftly to punish those involved. Six officers were today suspended from [...]

BEL, union agree to new contract

Employees of Belize Electricity Limited stand to benefit from a new collective bargaining agreement signed with the Belize Energy Workers Union. The agreement promises, among other things, a four point [...]

Teachers asked to work extra week

A memo issued by the Ministry of Education, intending to extend the school year into the Christmas holiday, is receiving failing grades from teachers. The extension is to make up [...]

Scientists meet to protect ozone layer

In 1997 Belize became a member of the Montreal Protocol, an environmental agreement which was developed in 1989 to address the issue of the ozone layer in our atmosphere and [...]

Book launched on T.V. Ramos

Today the National Garifuna Council launched a biography on the legendary founder of Garifuna Settlement Day. The book “Thomas Vincent Ramos: The Man and His Writings” was written by Adele [...]

Chinese raise $7,000 for hurricane relief

On Saturday the Chinese Community in Belize got together for a worthy cause–the raising of funds for Hurricane Keith. But it was the way in which the money was accumulated [...]

Diabetes clinics to be held Tuesday

The prevalence of diabetes and the many complications associated with the disease will be examined on Tuesday at free clinics in observance of World Diabetes Day. The day’s theme is [...]

Manatee Week opens at Parish Hall

Belize traditionally has been known as the last remaining paradise for the West Indian Manatee, But a recent series of manatee deaths–both natural and man made–have caused the gentle creatures [...]

UNDP donates lobster traps

In other maritime news, Belize’s lobstermen stand to benefit from the generosity of the United Nations. Under the plan presented by the Coastal Zone Management Authority and Institute, the UNDP [...]

BFL football returns after setbacks

Good evening I’m James Adderley and welcome aboard this big time ride on Sports Monday. The drought has been extensive, prolonged by constant feuding at the very top of the [...]