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Accountant charged with $300,000 embezzlement

An accountant is supposed to be the most trustworthy employee of any business…but when that trust is misplaced, watch out. Today police arrested and charged an accountant at Pine Lumber [...]

High powered B.D.F. skiff stolen in P.G.

When we last saw it in October, it was patrolling the Sapodilla Cayes for illegal fishing and drug running… But today the B.D.F.’s formidable thirty-two foot skiff with its twin [...]

Body of Mexican found floating near Ambergris

Police are following up the discovery of a body found floating in waters near Bacalar Chico at the Belize-Mexico border. According to police, the deceased has been identified as Preciliano [...]

Hit and run killer sought by cops

Police are looking for a hit and run driver who knocked down a pedestrian Saturday night on the Western Highway. Thirty-two year old Jose Felix Barrera, a Guatemalan resident of [...]

Guatemala talks scheduled for Feb. 7

The Belize-Guatemala talks…a topic we have not discussed in detail for quite some time. But the latest from Belmopan is that a ministerial meeting has been rescheduled for early February [...]

Espat: early election won’t hinder municipal poll

With the country infected by election fever, politics and its attendant non-stop campaigning is running rampant. Over the weekend, the canvassers of every partisan persuasion hit the streets in force, [...]

Tourism stats show impressive gains

The report card on 2002 tourist arrivals is in…and guess what, the industry passed with flying colours. This afternoon, I caught up with Director of Tourism, Tracy Taegar who broke [...]

More good news for Wesley: computers

In news from the education front, this afternoon Wesley College joined its counterparts from around the Belize District as the proud recipients of new computers and internet service. The eighteen [...]

BAHA fights mealy bug with wasps

When most of us see a cockroach or annoying mosquito, we spray first and ask questions later. But not all bad bugs can or should be beaten by chemicals. And [...]

Channel 5 and Love FM plan joint coverage

The politicians are not the only ones gearing up for what appears to be an impending general election. We in the media, in addition to reaping a revenue bonanza that [...]

Yabra tops Bandits in B.P.F.L. playoffs

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and you’ve logged on to the deal we call Sports Monday. Week two of the six game Belize Premier Football League playoffs brought the two [...]