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P.M. comments on crime, the economy and N.H.I.

With the usually raucous budget debate set for Friday, Prime Minister Said Musa spent today’s lunch hour doing some warm up exercises. The occasion was an address to the Belize [...]

Middleton receives award for community service

Today’s meeting of the Business Bureau was not all politics. A few minutes were set aside to present the prestigious Marla Holder Award. This year’s recipient is Eva Middleton. Middleton, [...]

Lumber yard robbed at gunpoint

Shortly after two this afternoon, three gunmen held up Loskot Hardware and Furniture at number thirty St. Jude Street in Belize City. Manager Gaudencio Pott says when the men entered [...]

Chinese shop hit for $400

Another Belize City robbery, this time on Neal Pen Road, has netted a robber four hundred dollars. Around 10:30 Wednesday night twenty-six year old Xu Zhao Hua was closing his [...]

Shooting victim dies; gunman still on the loose

He was shot in a bicycle drive-by a week ago…and last night he lost the battle for his life. Nineteen-year-old Eurdene Sterling was one of two young men targeted while [...]

Police report error; bank robbed of $11,000

We have a correction to a story we ran last night on what was described to us as an unsuccessful bank robbery. In fact, the thief who entered the Bank [...]

AIDS Commission supports community groups

AIDS: it’s a story that’s been with us since 1986 and shows no signs of moving off the front page. Today, those leading the charge against the deadly disease took [...]

Pre-school celebrates ethnicity

In a country of many cultures, you’d think that our children would just automatically get to know how Belizeans from different ethnic groups live their lives. Maybe, but one Belize [...]

Illegal loggers pillage forests

Crime and criminals come in all shapes and sizes, ranging from gunmen in sagging shorts to con men in suits and ties. But while we have become accustomed to stolen [...]