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Butane dealers again threaten to strike

It’s déjà vu all over again as for the second time in three weeks butane importers are threatening to stop sales if government does not agree to a five dollar [...]

Jan. 15th deadline set for border evictions

More details have emerged regarding the eviction of several hundred illegal Guatemalan settlers who have set up communities inside of Belizean territory. Ambassador James Murphy, a member of Belize’s negotiating [...]

Ex-con sought in robberies

Belize City Police are searching hard for Deon Hyde-Smith, the suspect wanted in connection with a spate of shootings and robberies of Chinese owned shops on Boxing Day in Belize [...]

Holidays for 2001 announced by Govt.

The government has published its official list of public and bank holidays for 2001. Following New Year’s Day on Monday the next extra day off will not come until Baron [...]

FAO project will gather farm data

Belize’s agricultural sector is in for modernization, thanks to a project approved by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation. Under the half million dollar programme, a statistical database will be [...]

Education programme helps village leaders

With the passage last year of the Village Council Act, the nation’s one hundred and eighty villages gained new powers and responsibilities. To help residents better handle their new status, [...]

Itinerary set for Jones visit

An itinerary has been finalised for the upcoming visit of Olympic superstar Marion Jones. The Belizean-American sprinter, perhaps the world’s greatest female athlete, will arrive at the PGIA on Tuesday [...]

Corozal man wins house from Courts

Most of the nation’s big raffles were drawn in the final feverish weeks in the runup to Christmas. Most, but not all. Today the mother of all Belizean raffles was [...]