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No U.S. visas until new year

The first arrivals show up as early as midnight, and by dawn a line has already formed. Word on the streets is that its punishment for some sin–real or imagined–committed [...]

One more handgun off the street

In crime news, the crackdown on illegal firearms continues as police confiscated an unlicensed handgun in Belize City. The nine-millimetre Glock nineteen pistol, along with nine bullets, was found Monday [...]

Worker falls 2 stories at Bliss

Bad luck has once again struck the re-building of the Bliss Institute. Less than four months after a falling scaffold killed a construction supervisor, a workman had to be rushed [...]

Court of Appeal upholds wall verdict

The Belize Court of Appeal has upheld the Supreme Court judgement against the Belize City Council for breaking down the wall surrounding the house of Brian Brown. According to Brown’s [...]

U.D.P. protests cut off of voter registration

And in his role as Leader of the Opposition, Dean Barrow today accused the Chief Elections Officer of cutting off voter registration in Cayo South too soon. According to a [...]

Ashcroft Foundation assists art education

Art education at Saint John’s College today received a technological upgrade from the Ashcroft Foundation, through the National Institute of Culture and History. Three computers, complete with special graphic design [...]

Belize musicians join C.A. colleagues on tour

Two of Belize’s veteran musicians are headed to Mexico for an extended tour the likes of which few local artists have seen before. Kungo Music maestro Brother David Obi and [...]

U.S. project assists literacy education

A U.S. sponsored project to improve teacher education was launched this morning. The initiative, called the Caribbean Centre of Excellence for Teacher Training, is part of a broad regional effort [...]

Taiwan Embassy teaches Chinese cooking

If you set aside greasy fried chicken, it’s likely that the number one choice of Belizeans dining out is Chinese food. But while many people enjoy it, very few of [...]