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Bandits versus Mennonites: An unfair fight

In terms of money stolen and firepower expended, yesterday’s armed robbery in the Mennonite community of Springfield, was not remarkable–at least when compared to the daily shootouts which have become [...]

New communications gear helps police

While incidents like the one that occurred in Springfield are difficult to prevent, the chances of apprehending the criminals are greatly increased by efficient communications on the part of law [...]

Privy Council amendment laid before House

This morning, members of the House of Representatives met in Belmopan for a special sitting. While some politicians were notably absent, other members were back in familiar form. Business on [...]

Banking bill sparks heated debate

But as always, when the talk turned to money, the debate grew testy. One bill introduced was an amendment to the Offshore Banking Act. The antagonists were Leader of the [...]

Minister: N.H.I. will spread to northside

The Prime Minister mentioned it while touring a new medical centre in the West Landivar area of Belize City. And today the Minister of Health confirmed that N.H.I.–at least the [...]

Scores on teachers exam are low

Their scores in some subjects may be improving, but the results of the latest first class National Teachers Exam show that many of our children receive second class instruction. A [...]

Duelling accordions in concert tonight

It may not be as radical as east meets west, but music lovers should get an earful tonight as Brukdown virtuoso Wilfred Peters and Colombian professional Lacides Romero Meza perform [...]

Homeless AIDS patient seeks help

Belize has been battling the AIDS epidemic for nearly two decades, but even though there is a new patient diagnosed almost every day, AIDS in Belize is still a relatively [...]