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Barrow to Smith: Sue me if I?m lying

“Sue me”. Tonight that’s the open challenge from the Opposition United Democratic Party on the heels of the Prime Minister’s comments on the registry scandal. According to U.D.P. Leader Dean [...]

Mark and Cordel now have no credibility, says Barrow

Switching gears slightly to another hot political issue, Barrow commented on the imminent return of backbenchers Mark Espat and Cordel Hyde into the Cabinet room and presumably, the good graces [...]

Alleged moneychanger claims he’s never met B.T.L.’s C.E.O.

With all the political turmoil surrounding the shenanigans at the registry and the impending return of the renegade representatives, it’s a story that’s been relegated to the back of the [...]

Construction worker convicted of sex with minor

A man from Crooked Tree Village has been convicted of unlawful carnal knowledge following two days of proceedings in the Belize City Supreme Court. According to court reports, late Tuesday [...]

Farmer fined $20,000 for unlicensed gun and ammo

Meanwhile, a farmer from Burrell Boom has pleaded guilty to firearm charges and was fined twenty thousand dollars. Thirty-seven year old Clifford Nicholson was stopped by police on February fifteenth [...]

“Deliverymen” accused of stealing lumber

In more court news, two Belize City brothers have pleaded not guilty to handling stolen goods in connection with the confiscation of more than four hundred and fifty pieces of [...]

Tourism stakeholders learn more about C.S.M.E.’s impact

This morning the Ministry of Trade made a presentation to the members of the Belize Tourism Industry Association on the likely impact of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy. As [...]

Psychiatric nurses focus on children’s mental health

This week psychiatric nurse practitioners from across the country are being trained to better address the needs of children. The two-day workshop, an initiative of the National Committee for Families [...]

U.K. provides Ombudsman’s office with vehicle

This morning British High Commissioner Alan Jones presented a brand new Nissan Frontier pickup to Belize’s Ombudsman, Paul Rodriguez. The vehicle is valued in excess of fifty thousand dollars and [...]

Cayo landfill gets attention

In a follow-up to a story aired on last night’s newscast regarding the state of the land fill on the Western Highway between San Ignacio and Benque Viejo, this afternoon [...]