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Opposition attacks budget on all fronts

It happens every year with the regularity of rice and beans for Sunday dinner or Jim Reeves on Love FM. This year’s debate of the budget presented on February twenty-third [...]

Investigation of bank job intensifies

There is little official progress to report on the weekend’s theft of over two hundred and seventy thousand dollars from the San Ignacio branch of the Belize Bank, but unconfirmed [...]

Break in gun theft expected soon

More concrete developments have come to light in the case of the high powered weapons stolen from the Police Training School in Belmopan on January twenty-ninth. One gun was confirmed [...]

New British High Commissioner named

The government of the United Kingdom has appointed a new high commissioner to Belize. Philip Priestly will take up his appointment in July, replacing the current high commissioner, Tim David. [...]

Mexican power failure causes blackouts in Belize

The case couldn’t have been made better had it been scripted in Hollywood. Yesterday’s message from B.E.L., based on a survey showing skyrocketing electricity rates around the Caribbean Islands, was [...]

Election & Boundaries Dept. holds open day

While the two major political parties roll into high gear for the convention season and a fledgling third party seeks to find its wings, the nation’s official electoral machinery is [...]

12 year old wins weekly karaoke competition

It may have been the closest competition yet and by the end of the night the judges had the unenviable task of choosing between six entertaining singers on this week’s [...]

Study faults labour practices on banana farms

It’s an industry that is a study in contradiction. While bringing in almost thirty-eight million U.S. dollars in foreign exchange, that money is divided among only nine farmers. It employs [...]