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B.D.F. clears Borland but doubts persist

A week after the confrontation between rock throwing protesters and armed security forces at Tower Hill Bridge, the Belize Defence Force has cleared Captain John Borland of any wrongdoing. The [...]

14 arrested in Roaring Creek melee

We don’t know if a riot that broke out in the wee hours of Sunday morning was spawned by Monday’s rebellion at Tower Hill, but the M.O. is similar. After [...]

Singapore police train under B.D.F.

Some of their lustre may have been tarnished by recent events, but that has not stopped the Belize Defence Force from getting on with its business. On Sunday, an eighty-eight [...]

Children escape burning house

The stage was set for a major tragedy, but good fortune intervened. Ann-Marie Williams reports on a fire that could have produced mass fatalities. Ann-Marie Williams, Reporting Two houses situated [...]

Govt. launches competitive bidding for drugs

Pharmaceutical providers gathered at the Radisson this morning for a brief ceremony in which the Ministry of Health officially opened their drug tenders. The open system for tenders for pharmaceuticals [...]

Debt-for-nature swap nets Belize US $8.5 million

Both the I.M.F. and the Opposition UDP have complained about the rapid increase in the government’s foreign debt. Today, however, comes news of a welcome reduction in the amount we [...]

P.G. woman who doesn’t drive wins 4WD Benz

On Saturday, the University of Belize held its long awaited Mercedes Benz raffle. The draw, which took place at the Biltmore Plaza Hotel, was well attended, but the most important [...]

BTL wins women’s softball title

Good evening I’m James Adderley and you’re locked into another dish of Sports Monday. The National ladies Softball Tournament took centre-stage at Rogers Stadium over the weekend with eight teams [...]