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Early budget seals the deal on early elections

In yesterday’s newscast we examined the pros and cons of government calling an early election. Today, an announcement from Cabinet offered a strong indication that the Prime Minister has made [...]

P.U.P. Sec. Gen. says his party is ready

This afternoon I had the opportunity to speak to one man who deals with the art and science of electoral politics twenty-four seven. Francis Fonseca, Secretary Gen., PUP “We’re working, [...]

Ground broken on Wesley Junior College

The demand for education in Belize appears to be insatiable, and today ground was broken at one proud Belize City institution that, after a three decade hiatus, finally found its [...]

U.B. registration begins early

The sun was also beating down on students who lined up to register in U.B.’s Business Administration programme at the West Landivar campus. The scholars, some of whom had been [...]

Hyde: University will outgrow teething problems

The long line at U.B. this morning was just one of several gripes expressed by students. But in the eyes of Minister of Education Cordel Hyde, they are the not [...]

Suspected burglar collared by Cayo cops

Tonight the prime suspect in a string of home burglaries in the Cayo District is behind bars. According to San Ignacio police, thirty-eight year old Rodman Herbert has been terrorizing [...]

77 head of cattle rustled near Benque

Attention butcher shops everywhere…there’s a herd of cattle missing from the Cayo District, and some of it may very well turn up at your door. According to police, between January [...]

B.E.L. rents standby power for dry season

With demand for electricity up, Mexican power supplies tight, and the dry season just around the corner, Belize Electricity Limited is taking no chances. Today it announced that it will [...]

New equipment will improve HIV care

Dealing with the AIDS crisis takes place on many levels. While major efforts focus on education for prevention, steps are also being taken to improve the effectiveness of treatment. News [...]

Family celebrates matriarch’s 100th birthday

She may not be up to blowing out a hundred candles…but hey, how many of us are? And while we missed the big party in the holiday rush, today Jacqueline [...]