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P.U.C. grants water co. 15% rate hike

The Public Utilities Commission has reached what it calls its “initial decision” on an application by Belize Water Services Limited for a raise in water rates. And while the P.U.C. [...]

San Pedro hit with 4 hour blackout

While one utility was being granted a rate hike, another was struggling to provide service to one of its biggest customers. At eight twenty-five this morning the entire island of [...]

One dead, one injured in Western Hwy. mishap

A traffic accident on the Western Highway near the Faber’s Road junction in Belize City has claimed one man’s life and left his passenger seriously injured. Around eight-fifteen this morning [...]

Contract signed for Caracol road upgrade

It’s not a thoroughfare that carries much traffic, but on the theory that “if you build it, they will come” government has signed a contract for major improvements in the [...]

Uncalled witness dismayed at Gurkha acquittal

Most of the British Army personnel involved in the court martial of three Gurkha soldiers are winging their way home across the Atlantic. One young Belizean who also boarded the [...]

Labour strife threatens to close port

With last minute Christmas shipments for the nation’s merchants hanging in the balance, officials of the Christian Worker’s Union and the company that operates Belize City’s port were meeting today [...]

Gran’s Farm is latest attraction for tourists

With our traditional long stay tourists being granted preferred access to Caracol, the question remains of where to send those day trippers off the increasing number of cruise ships that [...]