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Cambio owners meet to plan co-operation

Foreign exchange–or the lack of it–continues to plague both the private sector and by extension, the government that rations it. Today, in an effort to lay the groundwork for the [...]

Businesses “beyond desperate” for greenbacks

While authorities try to bring the currency situation back into equilibrium, hard pressed merchants are resorting to new methods to find the U.S. dollars to pay for imports. Since last [...]

Novelos puts the squeeze on bus drivers

When it bought over its competition and emerged as the country’s only major bus company, Novelos Ltd. was both praised as a bold entrepreneur and condemned as a dangerous monopoly. [...]

Unburied body spends night at Lord’s Ridge

A dead body six feet under at the Lord Ridge Cemetery is certainly nothing out of the ordinary, but when a corpse is left overnight above ground, it becomes a [...]

Prince Andrew opens addition to youth hostel

His Royal Highness, Prince Andrew, the Duke of York has wound up his four day visit to Belize. This morning, after attending a tree planting ceremony in Belmopan, he was [...]

Committee of 40 has new name

Baron Bliss Day will be celebrated on Monday, but it’s never too early to begin planning for September celebrations. To that end, the venerable organisation known as the Committee of [...]

Researchers return to track manatees

Usually when manatees make the news, they’ve been injured in a boating accident or become part of a fisherman’s meal. But for the next ten days, they’ll be the focus [...]