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BTL unveils new rate structure to maintain profits

They have been talking about it for months, but today Belize Telecommunications Limited finally lowered the boom on Belizean consumers. Disguised as a tariff rebalancing, BTL today announced a new [...]

UDP claims fraud in Housing Dept.

The United Democratic Party called a press conference this morning to expose what it claims is a major scandal in the Housing Department. Citing a leaked document from the Auditor [...]

Canadian still not charged in bank job

Forty-three year old Gary Daniel Hart, a Canadian national, remains in police custody in San Pedro after he tried to hold-up the town’s branch of the Atlantic Bank. On Tuesday [...]

Gunmen hit Dangriga, O.W. business

It may be a sign of the number of guns on the streets or the ever increasing boldness of Christmas crazed criminals, but robberies at gunpoint are these days as [...]

Diabetes Association opens new centre

Today is World Diabetes Day and with perhaps as many as twenty percent of the population affected by the disease, Belizeans would do well to take notice. This afternoon a [...]

B.E.L. completes restoration of power

Belize Electricity Limited has announced that just over a month after Hurricane Iris tore through Stann Creek and Toledo, they have completed their restoration efforts in the south. According to [...]

$8,000 raised by Taiwan fair

In other hurricane news, On Saturday, members of the Belize Chinese community held a benefit fair for the victims of the disaster. The community sold food and crafts at the [...]

Cabinet approves moves against terrorism

In news from Cabinet, we are informed that government will enact legislation to conform with recommendations made by the UN to combat terrorism. Among the measures are beefed up efforts [...]

U.B. holds post Sept. 11th forum

A university is supposed to provoke critical thought and that’s just what U.B. was doing today at a public forum held in Belize City. Ann-Marie Williams reports. Ann-Marie Williams, Reporting [...]

BELTRAIDE to hold seminars on investment

Given the serious economic impacts September eleventh will pose for Belize, right now increased trade and investment might seem like an uphill struggle. Within that context, the Belize Trade and [...]

BACONGO: “It’s not over til it’s over”

On yesterday’s newscast B.E.L.’s CEO Lynn Young offered his company’s opinion on the decision to green light B.E.L.’s Chalillo hydroelectric project. Today News 5′s Janelle Chanona travelled west where she [...]