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B.C.C.I. objects to tax amendment

Late this evening the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry issued a statement objecting to several of the recent tax amendments passed by the House of Representatives last Friday. The [...]

B.N.T.U. asks G.O.B. to safeguard B.T.L. shares

The Chamber of Commerce is not alone in issuing statements critical of recent government decisions. This evening the Belize National Teacher’s Union, B.N.T.U., says that among the issues raised at [...]

Financing available from Basic Needs Trust Fund

The launch of the fifth cycle of the Basic Needs Trust Fund got underway this morning in Belmopan. The programme is intended to allow poverty-stricken communities, especially in the south, [...]

Teen shot by brother

A fifteen-year-old boy has been hospitalised after he was shot in the chest at a house in Eden’s Alley over the weekend. The incident occurred right behind the Queen’s Street [...]

Alcohol related deaths reported over weekend

Police are investigating two deaths over the weekend, one in San Pedro and the other in San Narciso in which alcohol consumption may have played a role. On Sunday, San [...]

Toddler killed in tractor accident

A toddler died in a tragic accident in Spanish Lookout this weekend. Thirty-four year old John Thiessen told police he was operating a large tractor in his yard on Saturday [...]

Patchakan suicide under investigation

Corozal police are investigating an alleged case of suicide in Patchakan Village on Saturday. Veronica Campos told police that she and her husband Humberto were at her father’s home when [...]

HIV/AIDS workplace programme launched

It is not certain just how many people in the workforce have HIV and AIDS, but the deadly disease has mainly affected persons in the productive sector: that means young [...]

Excelsior students promote drug awareness

With today’s teens facing dangers in the streets, sexual abuse in many homes, and the widespread availability of drugs and firearms, it may seem like all Belizean youth lead troubled [...]

Boxing comes alive at City Centre

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and you’ve just made that connection with this latest issue of Sports Monday. Week seven of the B.P.F.L.’s B League competition brought Creative Tiles of [...]