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P.U.P. wants Price off Commission of Inquiry

On Tuesday, the first public hearings of the Commission of Inquiry into the Development Finance Corporation made for hours of must see tv … but tonight critics in Belmopan are [...]

Government admits it can?t pay its debts

That Belize is in a whole heap of financial trouble is hardly news … but when Belmopan issues a press release admitting that it cannot pay its debts and will [...]

U.B. rescinds hike in fees

There is good news tonight for students at the University of Belize. According to a release from the U.B. Board of Trustees, government has heeded the request of student leaders [...]

Princess Casinos in Free Zone lay off 81 workers

Eighty-one employees of the Princess casinos at the Corozal Free Zone are out of a job tonight. A release from the company cites, (quote) “a dramatic increase in the costs [...]

U.S. fugitive deported to States

Another fugitive from U.S. Justice has been captured in Belize and put on an airplane back to the States. Fifty-nine year old Roger Huskey was wanted by the D.E.A. and [...]

Lotto jackpot reaches $172,500

Just a reminder: Tonight’s Lotto jackpot has reached a record of one hundred seventy-two thousand five hundred dollars. Buyers have been lining up for tickets all afternoon. You can watch [...]

S.S.B. awards $250,000 in scholarships

A total of twenty-eight students from all over the country have been chosen to receive high school, sixth form, and university scholarships from the Belize Social Security Board. The recipients, [...]

Report says cruise tourism brings few benefits

The traditional stalwarts of Belize’s overnight tourism industry for many years looked askance at their more recently endowed colleagues catering to cruise ships, saying that cruising cheapened what should be [...]

Y.F.F. seeks campaign to ban toy guns

A few years ago there was a popular song called “Too Many Guns in this Town.” Well, the passage of time has only made those words more appropriate: so much [...]