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NICH loses its champion as Yasser bows out

We begin tonight’s newscast on the subject of culture. No, not another art exhibition, music competition or book launch…We’re talking about the politics of culture…and perhaps the culture of politics. [...]

Cabinet proposes severe borrowing limits

It looks more like a financial straight jacket than meaningful reform but Cabinet yesterday endorsed new legislation to severely limit its power to borrow money. A press release outlining elements [...]

Chamber & unions give ultimatum on new taxes

Not to be outdone, late this evening a joint release from the Chamber of Commerce and National Trade Union Congress weighed in on the subject of widespread tax increases being [...]

E.U. delays cut in sugar prices

In a bit of brighter news for Belmopan, the European Union has decided to delay the introduction of drastically reduced prices for Belizean sugar. The decision this week by the [...]

Nuns donate to Dangriga AIDS society

The Dangriga HIV/AIDS society has received a twenty thousand dollar donation. The cheque was presented to the society by Human Development Minister Sylvia Flores on behalf of Sister Denise Sauceville [...]

Training helps young Softballers

We’re not yet back to the glory days of the seventies but if the resurgence in Belizean softball is to be sustained it will only come with hard work. This [...]