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Draft Bz-Guat. agreement ready to sign in Miami

As I speak negotiators from Belize and Guatemala are meeting in a final session in Miami where they are expected to sign an agreement clarifying the situation along the border. [...]

Commission appointed to reform Social Security

Reacting to widespread complaints concerning the operation of the Social Security Board, government has appointed a commission to propose reforms for the twenty-year old institution. The eleven-member panel, to be [...]

Driver killed in Stann Creek accident

An early morning traffic accident has claimed the life of a truck driver on the Stann Creek Valley Road. David Sainsbury of Dangriga died around 2:00 a.m. when his truck [...]

“Temptation Island” has phones ringing in Belize

Tonight is episode number two of Temptation Island, the U.S. TV show whose dubious morality is exceeded only by its advertising value for Belize. In case you’ve been asleep for [...]

Artisans rewarded by Chamber

The National Handicraft Center has given out ten thousand dollars to one hundred and twenty of its most valuable suppliers. The purpose of the awards is to thank the most [...]

New computers for ANRI

Ten computers have been donated to ANRI, the Agriculture and Natural Resources Institute at the old Lynam College in the Stann Creek district. The fully loaded Pentium based units came [...]

Benefit concert series opens tonight

New York gospel singer Rhonda Reid will tonight warm the hearts of Belizeans at a concert at St. Mary’s Church. Although the event is free you’re asked to give generously [...]

Nurses receive advance training

We often report on problems in the nation’s health care system, so it’s only fair that when we see good things in the making we check them out. Today Ann-Marie [...]

Government mobilises against pine beetle

One of the decisions announced today by Cabinet was that funding, to the tune of one million dollars, has been allocated for fighting the Southern Pine Bark Beetle. That’s the [...]