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Cabinet approves energy policy initiative

It may be a quarter century late but Government will soon be formulating a national energy policy. That decision was made by Cabinet on Tuesday following a yearlong study on [...]

Schools close as Belmopan loses water

Thousands of students in the nation’s capital, from preschool to university got an unexpected holiday today, as the Ministry of Education took the extraordinary step of suspending mid-week classes. The [...]

Football tournament cancelled

Sports fans eagerly anticipating semi-pro football action this weekend will have to wait until next year as the Belize Premier Football League has decided to cancel the Commissioner’s Cup Tournament. [...]

Frenchman arrested after American dies

Details are sketchy but an altercation between acquaintances in the Corozal District has left one man dead and another in police custody. According to police reports, on Tuesday night sixty-four [...]

Direct air service to Guatemala City begins Fri.

It may not have the stature of a Delta or U.S. Air but a new international airline is slated to inaugurate service to Belize. Beginning Friday Tikal Jets will fly [...]

Lotto jackpot yields $82,500

Over the last three months, Tropical Gaming Company has paid out over two hundred and twenty-two thousand dollars in lotto jackpots. Today the company paid out another eighty two thousand, [...]

Foundation promotes diabetes education

Experts have been telling us for years that diabetes is on the rise in Belize, but statistics show that in addition to the very young and very old, it is [...]

FirstCaribbean honours unsung hero

This afternoon, Belize’s candidate in the annual Unsung Heroes competition sponsored by FirstCaribbean International Bank was officially introduced to the public. She is sixty-year-old Margaret Juan, a nurse who has [...]