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Demonstrators protest new B.T.L. rates

At the unveiling of its revised rate structure on November sixteenth a BTL executive described the new charges as bringing “good news and great benefits” for BTL’s customers. But less [...]

Fonseca: Govt. wants lower rates too

Taking a stand against BTL’s new charges does not require a political act of courage. In fact, along with opposition to the Guatemala claim, it is probably the only national [...]

Two dead in W. Hwy accident

A traffic accident on the Western Highway has claimed two lives and left one man seriously injured. This morning a truck driven by Juan Castillo and carrying five passengers suffered [...]

Water restored in Placencia and Seine Bight

Residents of Placencia and Seine Bight–at least those who still have houses–are a little bit closer to normalcy tonight, as they’ve had their water supply restored. The pipe which carries [...]

Fishing co-ops receive hurricane relief

Those who work in salt water also received some hurricane relief this week as government delivered grants to fishing co-operatives. The Northern and National co-ops were handed cheques for fifty [...]

New post office opens on southside

The Paslow building may be a national landmark, but as the only full-fledged post office in Belize City, it often misses the mark in terms of convenience. That situation changed [...]

Belizean books make meaningful holiday gift

For last night’s Christmas gift suggestion Ann-Marie took a taste of local liquors. Tonight she gets back on the straight and narrow with a look at the beauty and bounty [...]