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Gov?t seeks full reform of tax system

The recent public debate has revolved around how much excise tax to impose on beer and whether the environmental tax should be one percent or two…but today key members of [...]

Land tax changes still need improvement

One key part of the overall reform will involve land taxes. This morning Minister of Natural Resources Johnny Briceño, spoke of changes now being made to redress anomalies in the [...]

Speednet introductory prices lower than B.T.L.

With the media focussing on the courtroom and boardroom battles for B.T.L., we neglected to report that Speednet, the upstart newcomer to the telecom scene, last week published its rates. [...]

Good news for citrus as prices revised upward

Things are looking up in the citrus industry. Not only is a record crop now being harvested, but prices are inching their way up on world markets. A release from [...]

Two deaths appear to be heroin poisoning

Anaphylactic Shock due to a massive overdose of controlled drugs. That’s the official cause of death given by pathologist Dr. Mario Estradabran, following autopsies conducted on the bodies of two [...]

Twin towns host soccer tournament

Football players under the age of eighteen from the Cayo District will get an opportunity to take part in an international soccer tournament. Organisers of the annual San Ignacio/Santa Elena [...]

Former radio D.J. releases CD

There is a fresh collection of local music hot off the CD burner, and if you’re into reggae or dancehall, then the works of Belmopan artist Reddadan is a must [...]

Belize City Lions host pageant

Pageants: they’re a way of life in Belize, and whether or not you’re a fan, the one coming up this weekend will raise funds for what we know is a [...]

Burrel Boom singer is latest Karaoke champ

When she first appeared on stage last night viewers realized that if her voice was as beautiful as her dress, then Burrel Boom’s Melonie Gillett would have no problem becoming [...]