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He held workers’ passports … but is it a crime?

Tales of modern day indentured servitude have long been circulated in Belize, centring largely on the East Indian and Mainland Chinese communities. Young men and women are said to come [...]

Four injured in drunken machete brawl

Question: What do you get when you mix large amounts of alcohol and some sharp machetes? Answer: a busy night in the emergency room. On Friday night, Alta Vista Village [...]

Newborn baby left on Roaring Creek doorstep

Medical authorities are asking the public’s assistance tonight to help a mother who may need some medical care … and perhaps a strong shoulder to lean on. Around seven-thirty this [...]

Ground saturated; more rain could bring floods

Depending on where you live, the rain has been coming down for the last four or five days. That may not be so unusual for late June … but with [...]

High prices, strong production help citrus farmers

The news from the citrus industry continues to be upbeat. With the processing of oranges due to end on June thirtieth, the Citrus Growers Association is reporting a significant rise [...]

Six more P.U.P. standard bearers selected

Six more standard bearers for the next general election have been selected by the People’s United Party. In Cayo Northeast former San Ignacio Mayor Orlando Habet defeated Luis Lisbey by [...]

Newborn manatee and mother found dead

It has yet to be examined by fisheries personnel but this female manatee, apparently killed while giving birth, was found floating in the sea near mile four and a half [...]

Guatemala and Belize sign trade agreement

It’s easy to be pessimistic about any settlement of Guatemala’s long standing territorial claim against Belize … but that doesn’t mean that relations between the two countries must remain forever [...]

Anthea Sutherland tops M & M cycling tour

Good evening. I?m James Adderley welcoming you to this edition of Sports Monday. The M & M Female Cycle Tour concluded over the weekend, and these are the early morning [...]