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Dangriga shopkeeper shot to death in robbery

It was once famous as the highway that wound its way across narrow bridges and through lush fields of citrus…but in recent months the Stann Creek Valley Road could better [...]

Would be bank robber finally charged

In other crimes news Canadian Gary Daniel Hortch, the man accused of trying to knock off San Pedro’s Atlantic Bank, has been charged with the crime of attempted robbery. Armed [...]

P.U.C. chairman says it will challenge BTL rate hike

Tonight there’s a glimmer of hope for hard pressed consumers saddled with BTL’s punitive new rate structure. When interviewed over the phone on Wednesday, Public Utilities Commission Chairman Gilly Canton [...]

District phone calls will also cost more

In related news…last night’s story on BTL’s new rate structure inadvertently omitted some information that may be of interest to viewers residing outside of Belize City. That is, beginning December [...]

U.B. hosts culture day

In keeping with the spirit of the upcoming November nineteenth celebrations, University of Belize students usually mount a cultural display of Garifuna food, dance and music. This year, however, the [...]

Beer wars spark creative ad campaign

It’s that time of the week when Belizeans take to thumbing through the two party newspapers. We’re sure that like us, more than a few viewers were pleasantly surprised to [...]

Garifuna culture honoured by UNESCO

This morning Dangriga’s Alejo Beni Park was the venue for a very special event: the presentation of UNESCO’s proclamation designating the Garifuna culture as a “masterpiece of the oral and [...]