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Renegotiation w/Mexico means cheaper electricity

Like much of the world, Belize has been taking a licking from skyrocketing oil prices, but beginning next week, thanks to the renegotiation of B.E.L.’s power purchase agreement with Mexico, [...]

…But gasoline prices skyrocket

And while it may soon cost less to watch TV or iron your clothes, driving to work will definitely become more expensive. The much delayed Esso fuel tanker has finally [...]

Older women will get pensions…soon

On Tuesday Cabinet formally put its stamp of approval on a policy to provide all Belizean women age sixty-five and over with a pension, whether or not they had worked [...]

Man charged in weekend shooting

In crime news police have arrested a suspect in the shooting of Marlon Budd. Twenty-four year old Jerry Bush has been charged with the crimes of attempted murder, dangerous harm [...]

New Defence Minister visits Price Barracks

As the newly elected government gets settled in, the ministers are making their rounds. Taking a tour of the facilities at Price Barracks in Ladyville this morning was Minister of [...]

Belize hosts regional fisheries project

Lying physically well outside the centre of CARICOM’s gravity, Belize does not get to host many of that organisation’s regional projects. But one initiative in which Belize has long held [...]

Belize’s elderly push for rights

Last week News 5′s Jacqueline Woods attended a workshop held to sensitise journalists to the concerns of the elderly. The session must have worked, because tonight she’s back with another [...]