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Policemen accused of extortion, robbery

In Spanish it?s called “sin verguenza,” the well-known Yiddish translation is “chutzpah,” while the English would term it “the height of arrogance.” In Belize, however, we just call it being [...]

One dead, three injured in W. Hwy. crash

It was the kind of scenario that everyone driving on the Western Highway at night dreads…and on Friday one woman was killed and three others critically injured when their vehicle [...]

Gas attendant shot three times in robbery attempt

Crispin Gladden, a thirty-three year old KBH security, guard lies in a critical but stable condition as he recovers from three gunshot wounds he received during an attempted robbery. Gladden, [...]

Strike averted in sugar industry

The looming crisis confronting the sugar industry has been averted, at least for the present, as cane farmers have agreed to begin deliveries to the factory. BSI will open its [...]

Pepper growers increase production

It may not be an eighty million dollar a year business like sugar, but the people who grow hot peppers are beginning to make their mark. Last year Belize exported [...]

New loans approved by World Bank

New funding for development projects has been secured from the World Bank. Meeting on Friday at the Bank’s Washington, D.C. headquarters, Minister of Budget Planning Ralph Fonseca signed a thirteen [...]

Korea donates computers to municipalities

Town Councillors countrywide are expected to upgrade their record keeping and data collecting skills with the aid of state-of-the-art computers. The donation, which includes seventeen computers, monitors and printers, was [...]

Excelsior triumphs in high school basketball

Good evening I’m James Adderley and you’re strapped in for this exciting ride on Sports Monday. The Central Division Male Basketball Champion emerged Friday night in the rubber match of [...]