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Hoteliers concerned about impending GST and low occupancy

It’s an issue that’s been a hot topic in the business community: taxes and the proposed General Sales Tax set for imposition in April 2006. Today, the tourism industry, by [...]

UNICEF: Economic disparities a threat to children and teens

As Belizeans observe Youth Week and Children’s Day, the United Nations Children’s Fund has released its latest situational analysis called “The Belizean Child.” The report covers a broad range of [...]

Murder charges reinstated in Neal Pen Rd. shooting

Today, nineteen year old Tyrone Harris appeared in Magistrate Court where he was formally arraigned for murder. The charge arose out of an incident March sixth, 2004 in which Mark [...]

Ex-boyfriend charged with harm and burglary

Also in Magistrate’s Court today, twenty-four year old Frank Tejeda of Lord’s Bank was formally arraigned following an incident at his ex-girlfriend’s house in Belize City. According to Lisa Wright, [...]

Caye Caulker murder trial wraps in Supreme Court

Meanwhile in the Supreme Court, the defence concluded its address in the murder trial of police constable Sheldon Arzu. Arzu is accused of shooting Caye Caulker resident Ruben “Pony” Alarcon [...]

More bounced cheques for Safa account

With so many business establishments refusing to accept personal cheques these days, it seems incredible that one Belize City man was able to buy thousands of dollars worth of goods [...]

Early intervention key to Down Syndrome kids success

Last week we told you about an American woman visiting Belize to inspire others who have Down Syndrome. Tonight, Jacqueline Woods looks at the lives of some of the people [...]