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Govt. criminalises wilful transmission of AIDS

While its practical effect on the growing epidemic may be debated, there is no mistaking the fact that Cabinet’s decision to criminalise the deliberate or reckless transmission of the deadly [...]

5% “plastic tax” replaced by 1% fee on all imports

It may have taken a while, but government has finally realised that its five percent “plastic tax” was not fair or viable and has replaced it with a one percent [...]

Cabinet moves on open vote workers, liquor, water

And in other news from what seems to be the busiest Cabinet session this year, that body has decided to grant its open vote workers the same pension benefits as [...]

South African busted for heroin

Checkpoints on major highways have resulted in two major busts by security forces. In Corozal over a pound of heroin was discovered in the vehicle of a South African resident [...]

Twenty counterfeit bluenotes found in van

A major break in the case of counterfeit currency may have been made on Tuesday as a joint police, customs and immigration roadblock stopped a vehicle full of funny money. [...]

Charges dropped in Cayo cat case

The Cayo Chinese restaurant owner caught with a skinned pussy cat in his kitchen is tonight a free man. Reports from Cayo indicate that Li Chun Hua, proprietor of Lee’s [...]

B.E.L. warns against electricity theft

If you’re a B.E.L. customer contemplating the theft of that company’s power, you are advised that the illegal act can put you in jail. According to customer services manager Eugene [...]

Youths prepare for religious rally

Thousands of Belize’s Christian young people representing a wide cross-section of denominations are expected to converge on the Belize City Centre for a “Life Changing Revival.” The event, which opens [...]

Parents speak about son shot in robbery

In the wake of Tuesday morning’s shooting of two armed robbers by a sharp-shooting merchant, the near unanimous applauding of the act of a community fed up with violent crime [...]