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D.F.C. hearings: some borrowers more equal than others

After approximately thirteen hours of testimony given thus far to the Commission of Inquiry into the Development Finance Corporation, it is growing increasingly clear that not all of D.F.C.’s borrowers [...]

Suspect charged in latest city murder

There is no shortage of efforts being made–both public and private–to bring down the level of fatal violence in Belize, particularly in the old capital. But it is becoming more [...]

Three gunmen jack $5,000 from shopkeeper

A robbery last night in Belize City has left a shopkeeper five thousand dollars poorer. According to police reports, around nine p.m. three men with guns held up thirty-two year [...]

Teen charged in St. Paul?s burglary

Life in Belize’s many picturesque villages is often viewed by harassed urban dwellers as a peaceful and carefree existence untouched by the perils of crime and violence associated with city [...]

Two Belizeans grab prestigious U.W.I. scholarships

Belizeans have once again made a mark on the international scene, this time by securing two open scholarships from the University of the West Indies. The lucky recipients are Stevanni [...]

B.E.L. helps eight students attend U.B.

And while on the subject of scholarships, U.W.I. was not the only institution offering opportunities to Belizean University students. Alyssa Noble, Reporting Belize Electricity Limited, today, awarded eight students from [...]

Hopkins riding wave of eco-cultural tourism

Last week we looked at a report commissioned by the B.T.B. that compared the economic impact of cruise tourism with that of more traditional overnight stays. The preliminary conclusion of [...]