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Transport Commissioner: Some bus fares illegal

Last week we were treated to a memorable press conference by bus owners, in which fifty percent fare hikes were called “adjustments” and the advent of better roads was bemoaned [...]

Credit union manager deserves firing, says ministry

On Monday he expressed confidence of his imminent reinstatement to the post as manager of the St. Francis Xavier Credit Union, but today, according to a government official, Corozal’s Vicente [...]

Guatemalan president optimistic on settlement

We don’t usually get excited about reports in the notoriously sensationalist Guatemalan press, but a story appearing on the website of the newspaper Prensa Libre would have us believe that [...]

Newborn baby found dead in latrine

In crime news, police in Punta Gorda report that on Monday the body of a newborn infant was found at the bottom of a latrine in that town. Their investigations [...]

Body of villager found in river near Teakettle

Another dead body was found on Monday, this one in the Belize River near Teakettle. The corpse has been identified as fifty-three year old Wilfred Rhaburn, a resident of the [...]

Leave granted for B.T.L. to sue govt.

When the Government of Belize signed two contracts with L.G.S. Services Limited, and I.T.L. to make them exclusive providers of government’s telecommunication services for fifteen years, they believed it was [...]

Tourism numbers, outlook, improving

Reports from the Philip Goldson International Airport indicate that the post September travel slump may be over. According to a BTB release, tourist arrivals at the airport during March showed [...]

Govt. encourages farming of local fish

They are highly sought by Belize’s inland fishermen, but are increasingly difficult to find in the nation’s rivers, creeks and lagoons. But today we found out that the shortage may [...]