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1st pension cheques issued to needy women

It was a key plank in the P.U.P.’s successful electoral platform…and while the reality may have fallen slightly short of the campaign promise, today’s delivery of pension cheques marked one [...]

15 Cubans deported back to Havana

Fifteen Cubans who had fled their country in boats and washed up in Belize were today deported to Havana. The illegal immigrants, who had been cooling their heels in Hattieville [...]

Belize heads C.A. health group

With Belize’s Prime Minister Said Musa currently sitting as President of the Central American Integration System, his ministers are now assuming their roles as heads of SICA’s subsidiary bodies. On [...]

New Bridge planned for northern border

Plans to construct a new four-lane bridge at the Northern border with Mexico are to be finalized in early August, with construction to start next year. According to press reports [...]

Consumer advocate pushes B.T.L. for refunds

After nearly two years of protests and court cases it finally seems that the question of B.T.L. rates is about to get down to the nitty gritty: that is dollars [...]

U.B. employees get raise-a-pay

Its budget has been slashed and structure radically altered…but faculty and staff at the University of Belize will not be short-changed on pay increases. A release from U.B. today confirmed [...]

Belize contingent heads to Pan Am Games

They are not expected to bring back the gold…or any silver and bronze for that matter, but seven athletes left Belize today to represent the nation in the Pan American [...]

Acquitted of sex crime, Hyde talks about case

On June tenth 2002, twenty-five year old Douglas Hyde, then a counsellor and teacher at Anglican Cathedral College, made news after a student accused him of rape. The fourteen year [...]