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Drillers optimistic but no oil yet

The rumour mill was in high gear today…no, not about politics, credit ratings or long lists of fired contract officers. No, today’s gossip concerned oil. That’s right–black gold, Texas Tea… [...]

D.F.C. drops court action; will comply with subpoena

The drama over the D.F.C. Commission of Inquiry has apparently ended… not with a bang but with a whimper. Today in the Court of Chief Justice Abdulai Conteh the D.F.C., [...]

Line fault causes 11-hour nationwide blackout

Sunday was not a good day for Belize Electricity Limited, nor, for that matter, virtually every resident of Belize. Around seven-thirty in the morning, the nation was plunged into blackout [...]

P.M. heads to Brazil

Prime Minister Said Musa will have a week to forget about the nation’s financial woes as on Sunday he departed Belize on an official visit to Brazil. While in that [...]

Robbery ends in big weapons bust

Police have intercepted a cache of weapons large enough to outfit a small platoon. On Saturday night, officers of the Crimes Investigation Unit stopped a vehicle at the Burrel Boom-Northern [...]

City brothers charged in O.W. jacking

Orange Walk police have nabbed two suspects wanted in connection with an armed robbery that occurred on Saturday night. Twenty-eight year old Manuel Vega of August Pine Ridge in the [...]

Drug runner sentenced to 33 years in jail

George Herbert, the Belizean drug runner who was convicted late last year in a New York court, received his sentence on Friday: thirty-three years and four months. The sentencing of [...]

Five dead in three traffic mishaps

Three days after it occurred, police are still not certain what caused the accident on Friday evening on the Western Highway that killed sixty-seven year old John Frampton Senior, B.D.F. [...]

Foul play not suspected in San Pedro deaths

In San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, two tourists have died, but police do not suspect foul play in either case. On Saturday, the body of fifty-one year old U.S. citizen Kevin [...]

PACT celebrates ninth birthday

In a climate of shaky national finances, this quasi-government institution sits on a solid financial foundation, looking forward to playing an even stronger role in safeguarding the nation’s environment. Its [...]

Sagitun stays alive in Regent?s Cup play

Good evening, I?m James Adderley with this version of Sports Monday. Week five of the Regent?s Cup playoffs found the defending champion and host team Sagitun fighting for its championship [...]