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G.O.B. to sell B.T.L. shares to Ashcroft, workers, public

It came as no surprise that today at the sitting of the House of Representatives, the Musa administration announced tax increases for locally produced beer, cigarettes, and rum, as well [...]

Renegade P.U.P. rep lashes G.O.B., Ashcroft

The first member of the House to rise and object to the B.T.L. motion was in fact, not the Leader of the Opposition, but rather P.U.P. backbencher and representative for [...]

Musa: ?You have to follow the money?

In his presentation to the House, Leader of the Opposition Dean Barrow spoke of the about face the Musa administration appeared to be taking regarding Michael Ashcroft and his Ecom. [...]

Cordel: G.O.B. favours Bowen over poor

The only member to speak on the amendments to the brewery act was the representative for Lake Independence, Cordel Hyde, who maintained that the taxes should be increased to a [...]

Ralph: derivatives venture was justified

Another hot issue that has been bubbling on the streets of Belize City this week were allegations that the Government of Belize had done business transactions on the derivatives market. [...]

Action plan for children to be implemented

Viewers may recall that in September of 2004, Prime Minister Said Musa and Leader of the Opposition Dean Barrow both endorsed the National Plan of Action for Children and Adolescents [...]

Wife beater?s sentence reduced… or is it?

A man who was given twenty years for attacking his spouse with a machete in 2003 had part of his sentence lifted by the Court of Appeal today. Thirty-year-old Kenrick [...]

Child molester given retrial

A former member of the B.D.F. who was convicted of raping a ten-year-old girl, escaping from prison and fleeing to the United States, has appealed his conviction. Jason Flores, who [...]

Funding agencies evaluate AIDS effort

The Prevention of HIV/AIDS among Youth in Especially Difficult Circumstances is an initiative that seeks to do just that, stop the spread of the disease among Belize’s most vulnerable population. [...]

Women?s literature anthology launched

A new anthology of Belizean literature featuring fourteen women writers was launched today by Cubola Productions. “Memories, Dreams and Nightmares, Volume 2″ is a collection of fourteen short stories and [...]