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Three investigations into “Wave Dancer” tragedy

Three separate investigations are being conducted into the sinking of a dive boat during Hurricane Iris and the subsequent loss of twenty lives. Deputy Harbour Master Major Andrew Lewis told [...]

Robbery suspect shot dead by Dangriga police

Another suspected criminal has been shot to death by police. The incident occurred around 5:00 this morning when police in Dangriga closed in on a house in the Lakeland area [...]

Two brothers sought in Orange Walk stabbing

Police are looking for two brothers in connection with a fatal stabbing in the Orange Walk District. Reports are that Martin Adolphus was walking on the main street in Guinea [...]

Pump, other measures reduce city flooding

This morning a twelve-inch diameter water pump was installed at the end of Jane Usher Boulevard to pump out sewerage contaminated water that has been trapped in the area due [...]

B.E.L. works hard to restore power to south

Belize Electricity Limited is moving rapidly to restore power to areas devastated by Hurricane Iris. According to a B.E.L. release, twenty-six percent of affected customers have had power restored and [...]

Shrimp farm escape major damage by hurricane

There’s more good news of sorts for the south, in that according to a government assessment, the farmed shrimp industry has suffered less damage than originally feared. Only three of [...]

CITCO receives powerful server from Scotia

The Belize City Council is the recipient of some heavy computing power, courtesy of the Bank of Nova Scotia. The five year old piece of equipment, an IBM AS400 Server [...]

New school building for Albert Division

There are few prouder moments for a politician than the opportunity to open a new school building in his or her constituency. Today officials were all smiles as students in [...]

Court says no punitive damages for UDP

The United Democratic Party won a victory last week when Chief Justice Abdulai Conteh ruled that land situated at the south end of the BelChina Bridge and home to UDP [...]