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3 patients at K.H.M.H. receive HIV tainted blood

The news coincidentally follows on the heels of a story we ran last night on the blood bank and the need for donors in advance of the long holiday weekend. [...]

No movement on illegal Guatemalan settlement

The subject has been out of the headlines ever since the three illegal Guatemalan settlements of Machaquila, Rio Blanco and Valentin Camp were evacuated over a month ago, the residents [...]

Pine Ridge fires coming under control

Officials in the Forest Department report that fires which threatened to devastate much of the Mountain Pine Ridge have been largely brought under control. This does not mean that they [...]

Shopkeeper arrested for shooting at customer

A Chinese shopkeeper being shot at in a robbery attempt is no longer major news, but on Monday the gun was in the other hand and the merchant who did [...]

Police say crime is down

The Ministry of National Security has released its crime figures for March, reporting that major crime has declined seventeen percent over the same period last year. The categories of robbery, [...]

Women’s art exhibition preserved by catalogue

Art exhibits come and go in Belize and if you were not fortunate enough to attend or perhaps purchase your favourite piece, you may have missed a real treat. But [...]

New plastic tax receives bad reviews

Consumers may not have felt it quite yet, but in the coming weeks a number of imported goods will soon sport higher price tags. The reason: a new tax which [...]