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F.F.B. nixes home football with Canada

The comic tragedy or tragic comedy that Belizean football has become reached a new low point today when we read over the Reuters wire that the World Cup qualifying match [...]

Trigger happy shopkeepers spray bullets

Seven people have been detained by police following an incident in Belize City in which a group of Chinese shopkeepers got trigger-happy following an argument with customers. The action unfolded [...]

Another cop arrested in P.G.

Another police officer has been arrested, and the venue once again is Punta Gorda. Forty-one year old Corporal Mateo Cab was charged with keeping an unlicensed firearm and ammunition as [...]

Benque man charged with rape

A man detained for the sexual assault of a Benque Viejo woman has been charged. Twenty-year old Israel Contreras of Church Street in Benque is accused by a thirty-one year [...]

Fonseca: B.T.L. sale nearly complete

They are two issues providing a field day for the opposition: the stalled sale of B.T.L. to Innovative Communication and the bankruptcy of Novelo’s Bus Line. Today Minister of Finance [...]

…and Novelo’s bankruptcy was bad management

In the case of Novelo’s, according to Fonseca, no amount of government effort could save the company from its owners. Ralph Fonseca “The government’s position is that we had a [...]

Wanted: Foster parents

Over the last month we have presented a series of stories on children in need of adoption, but while adoption is the goal in some cases, a more common measure [...]

Pouring of concrete begins at Chalillo

Most of the publicity about the Chalillo hydroelectric project has involved the legal and political battles over its very existence. But Chalillo is making the transition from controversy to reality. [...]