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Government will buy back water company

It was one of those marriages that looked doomed from the start… and after four years of acrimony, the Belize government and Belize Water Services Limited have finally called it [...]

Prosser seeks to double G.O.B.’s daily contempt fine

They’ve sued the Government of Belize for millions, invoked arbitration clauses in search of millions more, and threatened to use their pull in the U.S. Congress and White House to [...]

Police need public’s help in hit & run case

Belmopan police are asking the public’s help in identifying the victim of a fatal hit and run that occurred last night. Around nine-thirty police were called to a spot on [...]

Four-year-old critical after vehicle knockdown

A four-year-old child tonight lies in critical condition at the K.H.M.H. after he was hit by a pickup truck on the Northern Highway. Around three Thursday afternoon Leeton Galvez apparently [...]

Cops seize huge pile of counterfeit greenbacks

There have been intermittent reports of counterfeit greenbacks in circulation, but this week police in Orange Walk hit the jackpot. Hidden in an open lot on Cocoplum Street they found [...]

Authorities confirm rabies in Cayo

The Ministry of Agriculture reports an outbreak of rabies in the Cayo District. According to a press release, five cases, all in cattle, have been confirmed in two separate locations, [...]

Legal studies not just for lawyers

It’s no secret that being a lawyer in Belize these days is a busy job. But having a knowledge and understanding of our legal system is not just the province [...]

Expo highlights “made in U.S.A.”

This morning during brief ceremonies at the Princess Hotel, the fourth annual Made in the U.S.A. Expo was launched by officials of the United States Embassy in Belize. According to [...]

Exhibition shows work of artist who died too young

There may be controversy about the circumstances of his death, but there is no doubt that twenty-two year old Eder Alamilla died with a future of artistic achievement ahead of [...]

Teachers hone skills during summer break

It was once customary that teachers–like students–used the occasion of summer holidays to catch up on some rest and relaxation. But the world is becoming a more competitive place and [...]