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Election year budget packed with optimism

To absolutely nobody’s surprise, the budget speech presented by Prime Minister Said Musa was big on pleasure and small on pain…and with a general election likely between now and the [...]

Opposition says “show me the money”

One noteworthy occurrence at the National Assembly this morning was the absence of Leader of the Opposition Dean Barrow. According to the honourable member from Mesopotamia, the U.D.P. Chief was [...]

Shell donates computers to CITCO

When fire destroyed the Paslow building on September twenty-ninth, among the casualties was the Belize Municipal Court and all of its furniture and equipment. Since that time the insured items [...]

Paslow demolition begins

And speaking of the Paslow building, this week demolition commenced on the remaining concrete section of the structure. Ministry of Works engineers concluded that the eighty-year-old columns and beams had [...]

Family questions death of relative

A post-mortem has been conducted on a body discovered Thursday evening, but medical science has not fully cleared up the mystery of how a Belize City man met his untimely [...]

Northern Highway gas station robbed

It’s not the first time that the Buca Shell gas station has been held up, but that does not make the incident any less terrifying for its employees. Around 8:00 [...]

Fire claims life of Toledo infant

Twenty-year-old Paulina Coc says there was nothing anyone could have done to save her one month old baby from a fiery death. The infant girl perished in a fire that [...]

Teachers’ turn to receive computers

Virtually all of the computers in the government/Intelco internet in schools project have been installed for the direct benefit of students… but today it was the teacher’s turn to get [...]

Public is heard in Chalillo hearing

Those opposed to the hydroelectric project on the Macal River known as Chalillo, lost a crucial court battle last month when the chief justice ruled that the project’s government approval [...]