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OAS map shows that Guate. settlements are illegal

When members of Belize’s negotiating team returned home to Belize on Thursday, they not only brought the report of the OAS appointed border surveyor; they also brought his map. That [...]

Belmopan City payroll jacked by armed bicyclists

The Belmopan City Council found themselves strapped for cash today when three of their workers were held up and robbed of the weekly payroll. Around 10:30 this morning, City Council [...]

Bad cheque artist caught by police

There’s an old saying that a thief can steal more money with a pen than he can with a gun. That may be true… but only if you don’t get [...]

Southside chase ends in capture

On Thursday’s newscast we reported that a student of Wesley college shot one Daniel Faber, near his home on Dickenson Street in Belize City. Although police have arrested seventeen year [...]

Ho hum… tourism figures up again

Those big numbers reported by the Tourism Board for the year 2000 were apparently no fluke. Airport arrival figures for the first month of this new year show a solid [...]

Hattieville inaugurates new water system

It was Hattieville’s turn to taste the flow from a brand new village water system. Doing the honours Thursday afternoon was area representative Ralph Fonseca. The hundred thousand gallon system [...]

Ashcroft Foundation equips libraries

The Michael Ashcroft Foundation continues to help schools nationwide upgrade their educational facilities. On Thursday, phase three of the programme was completed as five more schools were equipped with modern [...]

Karaoke competition looking for talent

The form of entertainment called karaoke has been around Belize for many years, but has never been as popular as today. Riding the crest of that wave is a new [...]

Art exhibition heads for Guatemala

The illegal settlers at Machaquila, Rio Blanco and Valentin Camp are not the only ones about to cross the border. An exhibition of Belizean art will also be migrating to [...]

Student publishes comic book

Most everyone has heard of heroes with the names of Superman, Batman and Spiderman, not to mention less well endowed characters like Archie and Jughead. While the comic books inhabited [...]