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G.O.B. contract workers to be laid off

With the nation’s finances in the grips of a crisis, today the Musa administration announced its latest attempts of belt-tightening and expenditure cuts. Following a special Cabinet meeting in Belmopan [...]

Jose Coye: G.O.B. does have discipline to make changes

But with a cynical public ready to question the sincerity of the Musa administration’s promises to get the country out of its financial troubles…financial troubles created by the same people [...]

Tax regime needs revamping

Included in Belmopan’s adjustment programme are plans to review and revamp the tax system. And it seems that while the P.U.P. was eager to use the “Killa VAT” slogan during [...]

B.T.L. deadline approaches, pressure mounts on employees

And last on the long list of hot topics on the table at today’s Cabinet briefing was an update to ongoing negotiations between Belmopan and the employees of B.T.L. regarding [...]

Men shot next to police booth

Two men were shot today while sitting at a food stand on Vernon Street, just yards from a police booth in a neighbourhood designated as a “special police area.” Reports [...]

Police investigate death on Amara Avenue

A man who reportedly refused medical attention or assistance from police early this morning was found dead just a couple of hours later. Police say Francisco Che’s body was discovered [...]

Beggar stabs man over beer

A man was stabbed on Thursday night because he refused to buy a beggar a beer. Antonio Alfaro told police he was walking along Central American Boulevard around eleven p.m. [...]

Storm damages shelter, other structures in Cayo

Radio listeners were surprised yesterday to hear reports of a freak storm affecting the one part of the country generally regarded as an inland safe-haven during hurricanes and other bad [...]

Cayo TV show celebrates 13 years

He’s been on the air for the last thirteen years and Cayo residents, especially children, tune in every Wednesday evening to see the Pandy Show. This weekend, the programme’s producer [...]

Jamaican artists arrive for concert

Belize City ah run red this weekend, thanks to Jamaica’s Fifth Element. That’s right, the all star line-up, including Richie Spice, Chuck Fender, Spanna Banna, and Anthony Cruz hits the [...]

St. Joseph?s School holds Culture Day

It’s a popular way to teach social studies: get the children to dress up and make displays on Belize’s ethnic groups. But while many schools do a Cultural Day, the [...]

Diplomats participate in cultural fashion show

And while the children enjoyed their culture day today, last night it was the adults’ turn at the House of Culture/Government House with the second annual “Passion for Fashion” show. [...]