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Education Summit challenges status quo

It was billed as the “Education Summit” and was preceded by numerous public consultations and a healthy advertising campaign. Following an official opening on Monday night, the three-day conclave got [...]

Taiwan will help build new arena

On his return to Belize from over a week in Asia, Prime Minister Said Musa immediately immersed himself in the education summit, delivering the keynote address at Monday night’s opening. [...]

Private plane runs off airstrip

He was making a routine landing at Belize City Municipal after five this evening when an unusual thing happened: his seat broke. As a result, pilot Michael Bowen lost control [...]

Hard words lead to death of watchman

A watchman is dead and his employer wounded in what can only be described as a bizarre incident in the nation’s capital. Today I visited the scene. Corina Godinez, Daughter [...]

Two arrested for January murder

Two Belize City men have been arrested and charged for a killing that occurred at the beginning of the year. Eighteen-year-old Carlton Tasher and nineteen-year-old Brandon Taylor, both of Faber’s [...]

Cops charged for extortion at checkpoint

Two more men–this time police officers–were arrested over the weekend and we’re not sure whether to be angry that those sworn to protect us may be robbing us, or to [...]

Sittee River citizens help police with wheels

And finally, in more pleasant police news, residents of Sittee River have come together to provide their village policemen with a new motorcycle. Chairman of the neighbourhood watch committee, Mary [...]

Young athletes shine in school championships

Good evening, I?m James Adderley and we?re rolling out this latest dish of Sports Monday. The Regent Insurance Cup playoffs produce high drama at the M.C.C. Grounds on Sunday as [...]