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Party supporters face off but cooler heads prevail

As the election campaign of 2003 winds down to its final weekend, it is no surprise that tensions are running high. One indication of the adrenaline level occurred this morning [...]

Law restricting displays is largely ignored

Tonight we think it’s fair to say that most people, including political operatives, and to be sure the media, are suffering from acute election fatigue and are more than ready [...]

Last minute court challenges heard in Bz. City

While some laws are, by consensus, made to be broken, others are so scrupulously observed that you’d think the entire election depended on their enforcement…which is exactly what happened today [...]

Two detained in bust of big weed farms

A multimillion-dollar crop of marijuana will never make it to market as authorities on Thursday put some major weed growers out of business. The bust occurred in the Orange Walk [...]

CITCO finances research on crime

Five thousand dollars changed hands today, not a particularly dramatic amount in this free spending election season, but what made this morning’s donation different was that didn’t go for zinc, [...]

Social Security workers sign new contract

First it was teachers and public officers who signed their three-year labour pact with government. Now, in a similar vein, the Belize Social Security Board has formalized its collective bargaining [...]

50 mile run raises money for Stella Maris

On Sunday, while most of us are taking it easy, Michael Roberts, an ex-British soldier, will be running fifty miles for charity. Roberts’ aim is to raise two thousand dollars [...]

Youths will serve as election info officers

On March fifth, several thousand Belizeans have to work all day, and to be sure, most of the night. But exactly one hundred and one of that number–youths from all [...]