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2 suspects arrested in Monsanto shooting

Two men are behind bars tonight, arrested for the driveby shooting of reputed gang figure Clay Monsanto and two friends on Monday night. Brothers Gerald and Sheldon Tillett ages twenty-one [...]

Burger shop robbed at knifepoint

While some suspected criminals are arrested, too many others remain in action. On Wednesday night around 11:30 a trio of robbers hit the H.L.’s Burger stand at Cemetery Road and [...]

Counterfeit blue notes in Belize, Cayo

Friday the fifteenth is pay-day for many Belizeans and that is one reason police are asking the public to be extra careful when they count up their cash. It seems [...]

P.M. heads to El Salvador summit

Leaving Belize today for El Salvador was Prime Minister Said Musa. He will attend a summit of Central American Heads of Government, convened to discuss the Plan Puebla/Panama initiative. The [...]

B.S.I. general mgr. calls for sugar reforms

The sugar industry is facing some major challenges and no less than the general manager of Belize Sugar Industries has called for serious changes in the way that crucial commodity [...]

Fire Olympiad opens Friday

In a small country like Belize where fires are a regular occurrence we often get to see our fire-fighters on the job albeit under stressful conditions. On Friday and Saturday, [...]

U.B. holds first graduation

The University of Belize holds its first commencement exercises at 10:00 Sunday morning at the City Centre. Six hundred and forty-seven students from forty different programmes will be receiving either [...]

Poet represents Belize in Colombia

One of the country’s most popular cultural icons returned yesterday from South America, where he represented Belize at a meeting of the world’s poets. Grandmaster Leroy Young, best known for [...]

Carnival group holds Jr. pageant

In case you haven’t noticed, it’s the opening of carnival season and one of the big bands is kicking it off with a pageant. This weekend six primary school children [...]

New southside clinic opens for N.H.I.

While the airwaves may be full of catchy slogans telling us to “try N.H.I.”, the pilot public health programme is only now getting ready for implementation. According to Doctor Marcelo [...]

AIDS commission launches education campaign

While most experts agree that the best weapon in the fight against AIDS is education, no educational “magic bullet” has yet been found that irrevocably changes people’s risky behaviour. That, [...]